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Eight freed, five convicted in Sudan protest arson trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:52

A Sudanese judge on Tuesday threw out charges against eight men accused of arson and looting during demonstrations last September, but five others were convicted.

BSP MLAs protest in UP Assembly over inflation, law and order

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:12

BSP MLAs in Uttar Pradesh Assembly today protested against the Central government over rising prices and SP government in the state over law and order situation, leading to the adjournment of the House for over an hour due to which the Question Hour could not be held.

Violent protests spread to Israel after burial of Palestinian teen

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 22:13

Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Shots fired as Liberia police quell ArcelorMittal mine protest

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 08:08

Liberia`s security forces fired shots in the air to break up a protest at an ArcelorMittal SA iron ore plant northeast of the capital on Friday, authorities and witnesses said.

22 injured in Egypt`s pro-Morsi protests

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 06:27

At least 22 people were injured Friday during clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted former Islamist president Mohamed Morsi who held anti-government protests across Egypt, a health ministry official said.

Gaza calm as Israel braces for Palestinian youth`s funeral

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:51

Shelling across the Gaza Strip`s border tapered off on Friday while Israel braced for violent protests by Palestinians in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank at the funeral of a youth they believe was killed by far-right Jews.

Nigerian soldiers block roads, burn buses in Lagos protest

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 20:17

Nigerian soldiers blocked roads, fired shots into the air and burned several buses in Lagos on Friday after a soldier was killed in a bus accident, an episode residents said recalled the country`s former military dictatorship.

Hong Kong police arrest 511 after big democracy rally

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:07

Hong Kong police arrested more than 500 people who refused to leave a street in the city`s financial district on Wednesday, a day after tens of thousands of people joined a massive march to push for democracy, free from China`s interference.

Brazil police break up World Cup-related protest

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:03

Brazilian police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up a protest Tuesday by some 300 people demanding the release of demonstrators arrested in early protests against the World Cup, news reports said.

Protest in US blocks transfer of migrants

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 11:56

Dozens of anti-immigrant protesters prevented a group of 140 undocumented Latin Americans from being transferred to a detention center in California Tuesday, news reports said.

Nearly 200 arrested after Hong Kong democracy rally

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 08:18

Hong Kong police have arrested nearly 200 people after tens of thousands of residents joined a massive march to push for democracy.

Hong Kong braces for angry democracy protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 10:11

Hundreds of thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets in Hong Kong on Tuesday in a pro-democracy rally that organisers say could be the largest since the city was handed back to China.