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Nationwide Protests in France Force Museums to Close

Nationwide Protests in France Force Museums to Close

On Thursday, a nationwide strike in France brought the country to a standstill. Public transportation was largely not running as 180,000 demonstrators flooded the country’s streets, and some 6,000 police officers were deployed to Paris amid anticipation that events would take the same violent turn as last year’s Yellow Vest protests, ...

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How the Protests in Santiago, Chile, Are Impacting Travelers

How the Protests in Santiago, Chile, Are Impacting Travelers

“Give this to the police if you get stopped,” said the immigration officer at Chile’s Santiago International Airport. She handed us our salvo conducto, or “safe passage” papers, and we walked outside to our taxi. It was 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, past that day’s imposed curfew of 10 p.m. —a ...

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Czech anti-government protesters mark anniversary of revolution

Czech anti-government protesters mark anniversary of revolution

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police say about 200,000 went to the protest while organisers put the figure closer to 300,000 At least 200,000 people have protested against the Czech government in the capital, Prague. Demonstrators are calling for Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign over allegations of fraud. It ...

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