Peace activists cross North-South Korea border

A group of women peace activists, led by American feminist Gloria Steinem, made a rare crossing of one of the world`s most militarised borders Sunday to promote reconciliation between North and South Korea.

Activists bare breasts to disrupt Le Pen's May Day speech in Paris

Three bare-breasted women making Nazi salutes disrupted a May Day speech by French far-right leader Marine Le Pen as she accused her political rivals of failing to tackle immigration and radical Islam. 

Congress activists hold protest against J&K govt, Centre

Several activists of Jammu and Kashmir Youth Congress on Saturday held a protest here against the state government and the Centre, alleging that both the Central and Mufti Sayeed governments have been supporting anti-national forces in the state.

Activists protest against Yamuna pollution

Activists gathered along the banks of the Yamuna here to demand an early clean up of the river that is the lifeline to millions in northern India.

Activists want 'feeling fat' emoji removed from Facebook
Activists want 'feeling fat' emoji removed from Facebook

An online petition that asks Facebook to remove a "feeling fat" status and emoji from status-update options has been doing the rounds.

Aam Aadmi Party activists hold rally in Bhubaneshwar

Enthused by victory in Delhi polls, Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday took out a 'Parivartan Yatra' (march for change) here in an efforts to strengthen and expand its base in Odisha and to emerge as an alternative force.

Youth Congress, BJYM activists clash in Shimla; 12 injured

 At least 12 activists of both the Youth Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha were injured during a protest here against the central government`s land acquisition ordinance, the police said.

Egypt activist accuses court of forging evidence

An Egyptian court trying demonstrators for holding an unauthorised protest forged evidence at its latest hearing, a prominent Egyptian activist and the sister of one of the defendants said on Sunday.

Medha Patkar, activists detained trying to enter Water Ministry

 Activist Medha Patkar and several of her supporters from the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) were today detained by the police when they tried to enter the Water Resources ministry to meet Minister Uma Bharati.

Clashes in rebel-held suburb of Syrian capital

Activists are reporting rare internal fighting in a rebel stronghold east of the capital Damascus.

Australia's spy agency warns of G20 cyberattacks

An Australian intelligence agency is warning that cyber-criminals will target the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane, saying they could include state-sanctioned hackers, trade spies or activists.

Activists protest against decision to raise Sardar Sarovar dam height

Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) activist Medha Patkar here on Thursday demanded to rollback Centre's decision to raise height of Sardar Sarovar dam by 17 meters as activists protested in front of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence.

Asian Games: National flags take down over North Korea protest fears
Asian Games: National flags take down over North Korea protest fears

Organisers of the upcoming Asian Games in the South Korean city of Incheon have removed all national flags from streets near the venues amid protests about the flying of the North Korean flag.

Activists plan worldwide march on global warming
Activists plan worldwide march on global warming

Thousands of activists are expected to participate in a march in New York, London and eight other cities worldwide, including Delhi, to pressure world leaders to take action on global warming, ahead of a major summit on climate change this month, a British daily reported Monday.

Men harassed by women want separate ministry for themselves

A two-day national conference of men`s rights activists representing more than 100 groups across India has demanded a separate ministry for men`s welfare, a welfare commission for them, scrapping of section 492 of the IPC and gender-neutral laws.

Brazil police charged with assaulting World Cup protesters

Four officers of the Rio de Janeiro state police were detained Wednesday on charges of assaulting reporters and activists during a protest against the amount of public money Brazil spent to host the FIFA World Cup.

Greenpeace activists pull-off EU summit stunt

Greenpeace activists on Friday successfully climbed and attached themselves to a high-rise construction site just metres (yards) way from where dozens of world leaders were assembled for an EU summit.

Anti-World Cup protests as Brazil play Cameroon

Activists burned a mock World Cup trophy in protests called to demand more investment in health and education as Brazil played a clutch match against Cameroon.

Activists say car bomb in eastern Syria kills 7

A car bomb exploded in eastern Syria near the border with Iraq on today, killing at least seven people, including a local rebel commander, opposition activists said.

Syria activists brave war to watch World Cup

Young Syrian opposition activists living with the constant dangers of more than three years are war are braving bombardment by government forces and jihadists` threats to watch their favourite World Cup teams.