KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of police in full riot gear flooded into the center of Kiev on Monday as mass anti-government protests gripped the Ukrainian capital for yet another week, raising fears of an imminent crackdown.
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BANGKOK (AP) — Desperate to defuse Thailand’s deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dissolved the lower house of Parliament on Monday and called for early elections. But the moves did nothing to stem a growing tide of more than 150,000 protesters vowing to overthrow her in one of the nation’s largest demonstrations in years.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC is finalizing a letter to Olympic athletes reminding them to refrain from demonstrations or political gestures during the Winter Games in Sochi, including any protests against Russia’s law banning gay “propaganda.”
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A column of police buses headed toward the Ukrainian capital on Monday, and opposition activists have begun evacuating a government building they have been occupying for days.