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Workers, activists mark May Day with defiant rallies
Around the world, people celebrated the international workers' holiday on Tuesday with rallies and demonstrations.
About 5,000 people from various groups rallied near the presidential palace to protest the failure of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill a major campaign promise to end contractualization, the widespread practice of short-term employment.
The protesters also demanded that the government address issues including low wages, unemployment and trade union repression.
Protesters smash the windows of a McDonald's restaurant after it was hit with gas bombs.
Hundreds of masked and hooded Parisians smashed shop windows, torched cars and hurled cobblestones at riot police, hijacking a May Day rally by labor unions against President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms.
The May Day parade in Cuba's capital drew hundreds of thousands of people, many of whom carried posters with the face of former President Fidel Castro.
St. Petersburg, Russia
Drummers perform during a May Day rally in Russia's second-largest city.
Several hundred people braved the rainy weather and joined the column marching across St. Petersburg to protest the government's ban of popular messaging app Telegram.
A woman holds a flare while shouting slogans.
Police detained dozens of demonstrators during May Day events around Istanbul, most of them protesters who tried to march toward Taksim Square, the city's symbolic heart, in defiance of a ban.
People demonstrate on the Anatolian side of the city.
Turkey declared Taksim Square off-limits to May Day demonstrations, citing security concerns.
Lilies of the valley are a symbol of spring and a traditional flower for good luck.
Around 4,000 union supporters marched on different routes through Berlin, before assembling at the landmark Brandenburg Gate.
A parade at Revolution Square.
Demonstrators gather for a march near Wall Street.
Marches and other demonstrations for labor and immigrant rights were planned nationwide on International Workers' Day.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Thousands of Puerto Ricans marched to protest pension cuts, school closures and slow hurricane recovery efforts as anger grows across the U.S. territory over looming austerity measures.
Above, police seize a protester.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Protesters clash with police.
Demonstrators dressed as clowns at a rally.
Protesters burn a cutout depicting Donald Trump during a rally.
Protesters run with banners and flags while shouting slogans in the Turkish capital.
A parade organized by the Central Organization of Trade Unions Kenya at Uhuru Park.