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May Day rallies around the world

2012-05-02 03:24:55 GMT2012-05-02 11:24:55(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

A left-wing protestor walks amidst red smoke during May Day demonstrations in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Left-wing protestors burn a trash container during May Day demonstrations in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, May 1, 2012. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Demonstrators wave union flags as part of the traditional labour union May Day march in Paris May 1, 2012. REUTERS

Tunisians rally during May Day on Avenue Habib Bourguiba in Tunis to mark International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, in Tunis May 1, 2012. REUTERS

Russian Communists wave flags and placards during a rally to celebrate International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, in Moscow May 1, 2012. REUTERS

Protesters burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during a rally near the Presidential Palace in Manila to celebrate international Labor Day known as May Day Tuesday May 1, 2012 in the Philippines. Thousands of workers marched under a brutal sun in Manila to demand a wage increase amid an onslaught of oil price increases, but the Philippine President rejected a $3 daily pay hike which the workers have been demanding since 1999 and warned may worsen inflation, spark layoffs and turn away foreign investors. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

Workers from the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) sing during a May Day rally at Seoul City Hall Plaza in central Seoul May 1, 2012. Thousands of workers demanded in the rally that the government improve temporary employees' working conditions. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Workers around the world took to the streets to mark International Workers' Day, also known as May Day, on May 1.

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