World May 01

Istanbul’s May Day demonstrations turn violent

From Maypoles to May baskets, this year’s May Day inspired a different type of excitement in Istanbul, where more than 140 people have been detained after clashing with police over anti-government and labor protests on International Workers’ Day. Turkish…

World May 01

Protests, rallies mark May Day around the globe

The First of May marks May Day for many countries around the world. The holiday, which also coincides with International Workers' Day, saw many celebrations in countries such as Russia and Brazil. In several others, however, protesters took to…

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