Global Week in Review: Protests Ignite in Brazil and Turkey

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  • Turkish Protesters Fall Silent to Sustain Demonstrations
  • Brazil Sends Security Forces to Suppress Protests
  • Death Toll in Indian Monsoon Flooding Surpasses 500
  • Afghanistan Halts Peace Talks With U.S. and Taliban
  • Number of Global Refugees Reaches 19-Year High
  • Syrian War Up for Debate at G8 Summit
  • Mandela Family Expresses Gratitude
  • Italian Politician Calls for First Black Minister’s “Rape”
  • Alicia Keys’ Upcoming Israel Concert Draws Ire
  • Congo M23 Rebels Claim Government Ended Talks
  • Obama Pledges to Back Syrian Rebels
  • Mugabe Agrees to Later Election Dates in Zimbabwe
  • FIFA Confirms African World Cup Finals
  • Remembering Mandela's Legacy on Youth Day
  • Tourist Darling Gambia Accused of Human Rights Abuses

Brazil Sends Security Forces to Suppress Protests

With the Confederation Cup tournament beginning and nationwide protests continuing for a third day, Brazil’s government has deployed national security forces to quell hundreds of thousands of demonstrators. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff addressed the matter, acknowledging protesters’ objections to corruption and excessive government spending.
(Photo: AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

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