Daily Archives: May 2, 2016

Ukraine | EU Delegation to Ukraine Urges Transparent Probe Into Odessa Massacre

EU delegation to Ukraine head advised Kiev to conduct an independent and transparent investigation on the May 2014 Odessa autrocity.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Kiev should carry out an independent and transparent investigation into the May 2014 violence in Ukraine’s Odessa that saw nearly 50 anti-government activists killed, the head of the EU delegation to Ukraine said Monday.

May Day observed from Turkey to Taiwan

Trade unions and other groups are staging rallies around the world to mark International Workers Day. A look at some May Day events:

TURKEY

Turkish police on Sunday used tear gas and water cannon to disperse dozens of May Day demonstrators in Istanbul.

Canada | Anti-capitalist May Day protest turns violent in Montreal

Montreal’s annual May Day march turned chaotic on Sunday as Montreal police clashed with anti-capitalist demonstrators in the city’s downtown.

The afternoon march began peacefully but degenerated after about an hour, when police say protesters threw projectiles and broke windows at a downtown police station, prompting police to fire off tear gas canisters.