11 booked for burning effigy of US President in UP

An FIR was registered against 11 persons for allegedly torching effigy of US President Barack Obama in protest against his visit to India, police said here on Monday.

Three protesters killed as Egypt marks revolt anniversary

Egypt on Sunday marked the fraught anniversary of its 2011 democratic revolt, with the deaths of three protesters and a bomb blast in the capital underscoring tensions in the most populous Arab country.

Asian Cup: Iran`s protest over Iraqi player rejected
Asian Cup: Iran`s protest over Iraqi player rejected

Iran`s protest that Iraq fielded an ineligible player in their stormy Asian Cup quarter-final loss was rejected on Sunday, an Iranian official told AFP.

CPI(M) holds nationwide protest against President Obama visit

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Saturday held a nationwide protest against the upcoming visit by US President Barack Obama, stating that the America seeks to change India`s economic, security and strategic policies for its own benifits.

Police fire rubber bullets at Sao Paulo fare protest

Sao Paulo riot police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse thousands of people demonstrating Friday against a rise in public transport fares.

Thousands protest against Charlie Hebdo in Karachi

 Thousands of people marched through Pakistan`s southern megacity on Thursday in the largest protest yet against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.

Congress to protest for farmers in Maharashtra

Mumbai: Three months after it was routed in the Maharashtra assembly polls, the Congress will launch its first state-wide protest Wednesday in support of farmers and other issues, an official said Tuesday.

Australian refugee camp protest over, but not tensions

A protest involving hundreds of asylum seekers at an Australian immigration detention centre in Papua New Guinea, some of whom had sewn their lips shut in protest, has ended without serious violence, authorities in both countries said on Tuesday.

Clashes in Ankara as Turkey remembers Dink murder

Turkish police on Monday used pepper spray and water cannon to disperse a protest in Ankara calling for justice over the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, who was shot dead in broad daylight outside his offices eight years ago.

Transgenders irked at 'I', threaten to take legal action
Transgenders irked at 'I', threaten to take legal action

 Unhappy over the way their community had been portrayed in director Shankar's new Tamil film 'I', a group of transgenders today staged a protest in front of the regional office of the Censor Board here, demanding an apology

Hong Kong protest 'graffiti teen' allowed to stay with family

A Hong Kong court ruled today that a 14-year-old girl who was arrested for drawing on a wall used to post pro-democracy messages, could remain in her family's care.

MSG film row: SAD holds protest in Delhi

 The national capital on Friday saw a protest against controversial film 'Messenger of God', which features Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, by supporters of Shiromani Akali Dal.

Priyanka Gandhi faces protest from locals on visit to Rae Bareli

Priyanka Gandhi faces protest from locals on visit to Rae Bareli.

Priyanka Gandhi faces protest from locals on visit to Rae Bareli

Priyanka Gandhi faces protest from locals on visit to Rae Bareli.

Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill
Jordan protest after dope test makes striker Ahmad Hayel ill

Jordan lodged a formal protest at the Asian Cup on Wednesday after claiming a bungled doping test had made one of their players be sick.

Hong Kong campaigners announce major democracy rally

A pro-democracy group on Monday announced plans for the first major street rally in Hong Kong since more than two months of mass protests ended, with organisers expecting 50,000 to turn out.

Hundreds protest against Bill Cosby's second show in Ontario
Hundreds protest against Bill Cosby's second show in Ontario

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario, Canada, where comedian Bill Cosby took the stage for the second time in the city.

Delhi: Youth Congress activists clash with police during protest

Indian Youth Congress activists were on Monday lathicharged by Delhi police when they tried to march towards BJP headquarters protesting against Centre's decision to change the Land Acquisition Act.

Hong Kong protest teen will not be taken from parents: Lawyer

A 14-year-old pro-democracy protester in Hong Kong who faced being removed from his parents will be allowed to remain with his family, his lawyer said Monday, after an outcry over the treatment of minors who look part in the demonstrations.

Six Left parties to stage protest actions during Obama visit

 Leaders of six Left parties met today to chalk out agitational programmes during the upcoming visit of US President Barack Obama to protest the growing links between the Narendra Modi government and "imperialism".