MAY DAY: Workers around the world held parades, strikes and other demonstrations Wednesday, protesting everything from austerity measures in Europe to low wages and poor working conditions in Asia.
UNITED IN ANGER: More than 100,000 Spaniards took to the streets of some 80 cities in trade union-organized rallies, with the largest protests in Madrid, Barcelona and Bilbao.
FRESH PAIN: Thousands more protested in Bangladesh, where the collapse last week of an illegally built facility housing garment factories killed more than 400. The tragedy drew a denunciation from Pope Francis about the "slave wages" of the dead.
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