IN PICS: Angry food price protests

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Egyptian riot police are deployed near the lawyers' syndicate in downtown Cairo during a protest on April 6 against rising prices of basic commodities. Sky-rocketing food prices in Egypt since the start of the year have been matched in recent weeks by a rumbling wave of popular discontent and unprecedented strikes and demonstrations. (Getty Images)
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Egyptian activists protest outside the lawyers' syndicate in downtown Cairo on April 6.(Getty Images)
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Egyptian activists shout slogans during a protest outside the lawyers' syndicate in downtown Cairo on April 6 over rising food prices. (Getty Images)
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Fires burn in the streets during demonstrations on April 8 in Port-au-Prince against the cost of living in Haiti. Haitian officials called for calm after violent demonstrations broke out in the capital against high food and fuel prices. (Getty Images)
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Brazilian UN peacekeepers control a crowd during demonstrations on April 8 in Port-au-Prince against the cost of living in Haiti. Haitian officials called for calm Tuesday after violent demonstrations broke out in the capital against high food and fuel prices. (Getty Images)
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After severals days of violence and demonstrations in Port-au-Prince against the cost of living in Haiti, Haitians wait for the distribution of gasoline from a petrol station in Port-au-Prince on April 11. Pressure was mounting on Haiti's Prime Minister Jacques-Edouard Alexis to resign, after a week of riots over food price hikes left at least five dead.(Getty Images)
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Bangladeshi demonstrators clash with policemen during a protest over high food prices and low wages, in the outskirts of Dhaka, on April 12. About 20,000 workers rioted over high food prices and low wages close to the Bangladesh capital amid spreading global unrest over soaring grocery costs. Police fired tear gas and used batons to break up the protests and at least 50 people were injured, most of them police officers.(Getty Images)
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Bangladeshi demonstrators raise slogans over high food prices and low wages, as they stand beside a fire during a protest in the outskirts of Dhaka on April 12. (Getty Images)
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