Behind the walls of a former tobacco factory, about 100 people excitedly discuss their plans for Madrid city hall, which from Saturday will be run by protesters from the "Indignados" (Outraged) movement, in an unprecedented experience for Spain.
Scores of youngsters proceeding to appear in the common entrance test (CET) for professional colleges were unable to reach their examination centres on Saturday as insensitive protesters, including elderly people and women, did not heed their pleading to let them pass through roadblocks set up along the Dal Lake here.
More than 100 protesters chanting slogans against Burundi`s President Pierre Nkurunziza and his bid for a third term in office gathered in the capital on Tuesday in defiance of government threats of a crackdown.
Protesters burned a man alive on the streets of Burundi`s capital on Thursday, saying he was a member of the ruling party`s youth wing that had attacked them during demonstrations against the president`s third-term bid, a witness said.
Hundreds of protesters broke the city of Baltimore`s curfew on Saturday and several were arrested, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody.
Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan returned home from Australia today and escaped an embarrassing situation at the airport where a small group of protesters had gathered to vent their anger with eggs and banners.
Two Turkish police were jailed on Wednesday for at least 10 years for beating to death a teenager in 2013 protests against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sparking fresh protests as critics slammed the verdicts for being absurdly lenient.
Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong`s pro-democracy movement, and two other student demonstrators went on hunger strike Monday, raising the stakes after one of the worst nights of violence to hit the demonstrations.
Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists forced the temporary closure of government headquarters on Monday after clashing with police, defying orders to retreat after more than two months of sustained protests in the Chinese-controlled city.
The young man and woman waiting in the dark outside the St. Louis county jail were bundled up in scarves and hats to ward off a light freezing rain, but still they were shivering. Every time someone emerged from the jail they would scurry with the person to a nearby car, which had the engine running and the heat blasting.
Hong Kong`s acting chief executive on Tuesday called on pro-democracy protesters to clear sites they have occupied for more than six weeks and warned holdouts they could face arrest, a move that could swell protest numbers.