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Police break up ‘Occupy Sydney’ protest in raid

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Police broke up a Sydney protest camp inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement in an early morning raid on Sunday, making dozens of arrests, police and protesters said. The ‘Occupy Sydney’ protest against corporate greed and economic inequality in the Martin Place business district had been…

Protesters besiege Wall Street, pledging ‘long term’ occupation

After a “day of rage” on Friday that saw over 5,000 protesters march through Wall Street, only to be rebuffed by a police barricade, organizers say their struggle has only just begun. Presently encamped one block from the Federal Reserve are several hundred protesters, in a tent city that’s sprung…

Clinton tours Cairo’s Tahrir unabashed by criticism

CAIRO (AFP) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took what she called a “thrilling” tour of Cairo’s Tahrir Square, centre of the protests that ousted Hosni Mubarak, on Wednesday, ignoring criticism of Washington’s long support for his regime. The most senior US official to visit Egypt since the veteran strongman’s…

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