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Brazilian authorities face fresh protests against government corruption despite concessions

Brazilian authorities braced for new mass protests Thursday as a street revolt against government corruption and wasteful World Cup spending gained steam despite official concessions. Hundreds of thousands of people in 80 cities responded to postings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram calling for street rallies to demand better living conditions…

More than 100,000 in Spain anti-crisis protests

MADRID (AFP) – More than 100,000 protesters took to the streets in Spain on Sunday blaming bankers and politicians for causing a financial crisis that forced the country to adopt painful spending cuts. Demonstrators of all ages linked to a movement called the “indignants” also protested against crippling unemployment and…