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Protests continue in Yemen despite power-transfer deal

2011-04-27 06:58:28 GMT2011-04-27 14:58:28(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A road is blocked by anti-government protesters in Aden, southern Yemen, April 26, 2011. Four protesters were shot injured when the police forces opened fire to attempt to put down the protest on Tuesday, a local police official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

A road is blocked by anti-government protesters in Aden, southern Yemen, April 26, 2011. Four protesters were shot injured when the police forces opened fire to attempt to put down the protest on Tuesday, a local police official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

A road is blocked by anti-government protesters in Aden, southern Yemen, April 26, 2011. Four protesters were shot injured when the police forces opened fire to attempt to put down the protest on Tuesday, a local police official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

A road is blocked by anti-government protesters in Aden, southern Yemen, April 26, 2011. Four protesters were shot injured when the police forces opened fire to attempt to put down the protest on Tuesday, a local police official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Anti-government protesters who rejected opposition's acceptance to Gulf deal take part in a rally in Sanaa, cpaital of Yemen, April 26, 2011. Yemeni officials from the ruling party and opposition said Tuesday they received official invitation from leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to attend Riyadh meeting on Wednesday to sign a deal for transferring power from the Yemeni president. (Xinhua/Yin Ke)

Anti-government protesters who rejected opposition's acceptance to Gulf deal take part in a rally in Sanaa, cpaital of Yemen, April 26, 2011. Yemeni officials from the ruling party and opposition said Tuesday they received official invitation from leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to attend Riyadh meeting on Wednesday to sign a deal for transferring power from the Yemeni president. (Xinhua/Yin Ke)

Anti-government protesters who rejected opposition's acceptance to Gulf deal take part in a rally in Sanaa, cpaital of Yemen, April 26, 2011. Yemeni officials from the ruling party and opposition said Tuesday they received official invitation from leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to attend Riyadh meeting on Wednesday to sign a deal for transferring power from the Yemeni president. (Xinhua/Yin Ke)

Four protesters were shot injured when the police forces opened fire to attempt to put down the protest in Aden, southern Yemen, on Tuesday, a local police official told Xinhua. Yemeni officials from the ruling party and opposition said Tuesday they received official invitation from leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to attend Riyadh meeting on Wednesday to sign a deal for transferring power from the Yemeni president.

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