As Hong Kong protests cross half-year mark, thousands of anti-govt demonstrators chant ‘fight for freedom’ on streets
With chants of, 'Fight for freedom, stand with Hong Kong', anti-government activists, young and old, marched from Victoria Park to to Chater Road
Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam set to hold dialogue with public next week, reiterates need to end violence
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said she and her team would begin dialogue sessions with the community next week while reiterating that violence that has roiled the city must end.
Hong Kong protests: Police fires water cannons, tear gas after protesters hurl petrol bombs at govt buildings in Admiralty district
Months of sometimes violent demonstrations showed no sign of letting up
Allies of Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny arrested in Moscow during protest demanding inclusion of their names in September local polls
Allies of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday during a protest in Moscow. They demanded their names be included on the ballot for local elections in September. The unauthorised protest at the central Pushkin Square was organised by a group of candidates including supporters of Navalny.
Sudan crisis: Egypt to chair African foreign ministers’ meet in Ethiopia today in bid to facilitate direct dialogue between revolting parties
Egypt is all set to chair a meeting of foreign ministers from African nations on the Sudan crisis in Ethiopia's Adis Ababa on Thursday. 'The meeting called for by Egypt comes within its efforts to coordinate regional visions that seek to provide a suitable environment, urging different Sudanese parties to resume direct negotiations,' said the Egyptian ministry's spokesman, Ahmed Hafez. Protests, first against the Omar al-Bashir regime and now the Transitional Military Council, have been ongoing since months in Sudan.
UN urges Venezuelan govt to allow citizens to participate in unofficial referendum to rewrite constitution
The United Nations called on Venezuela's government on Friday to let people take part in an unofficial referendum on the constitution and make sure security forces do not use excessive force against protestors
Police arrested 80 people at the US Congress, as demonstrators voiced opposition to US lawmakers' latest efforts to make progress on a stalled healthcare bill.
Fresh clashes erupted early on Sunday in the streets of Hamburg following the end of the G20 summit, with protesters setting fire to a number of vehicles.
Anti-globalisation activists rioted violently for a second night as Hamburg hosted Group of 20 leaders, setting up street barricades, looting supermarkets and attacking police with slingshots and firebombs on Saturday.
The unrest in Darjeeling took a deadly turn on Monday when protesters set ablaze an entire truck along with its driver.
Darjeeling unrest: Dissidents block parts of National Highway to protest death of three GJM supporters
Protesters on Monday blocked the national highway 31A at some places in Darjeeling district to protest the death of three GJM activists on Saturday.
The Jammu and Kashmir assembly failed to pass the GST bill as opposition MLAs accused the government of "blinding boys and girls by using pellet guns".
The Kashmir Valley saw violence as 14 people were killed in three separate incidents. The deceased include militants, civilians, policemen and a soldier.
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite constitution opposed by 85 percent of countrymen
President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution is opposed by 85 percent of Venezuelans, according to a survey by polling company Datanalisis carried out as protests calling for presidential elections intensified.
Bharat Bhushan Vyas, an IAS officer of the 1986 batch, was on Friday appointed the new Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir.
At least six persons were injured today as clashes broke out between protesters and security forces in Nowhatta area of the city and Pulwama district in south Kashmir.
Kashmir unrest: Chilli-based PAVA shells 'too slow' for crowd-control; Home Ministry announces recall
Chilli-based Pava shells turn to bee too slow to disperse angry protesters in Kashmir, Ministry of Home Affairs issue recall order
A youth on Wednesday died in fresh clashes between protestors and security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on a day Home Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Kashmir to review the situation.
Sometimes, it takes one powerful image to tell a story a million words might fail to. The Baton Rouge photograph is a perfect example of that.
Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Kashmir Thursday after two militants were killed in a gun battle with government forces, the army and witnesses said.