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Though protests are at the moment still peaceful, the situation is tense in Pakistan, as citizens express displeasure with their government.
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As Ukrainian protesters and the government reach a peace accord, we look back at the horrible violence that got them there.
Campaign has made international news because some of protesters claim the proposed road would disturb the habitat of elves who live among the rocks.
The last of the 26 foreign Greenpeace activists who were detained after an Arctic protest left Russia on Sunday, the group announced, finally ending a saga that had caused global concern.
Ongoing political unrest in Egypt has animal shelters in the country struggling for survival.