Violent clashes overshadow start of Milan Expo

 The opening of Expo 2015 was marred Friday by violent clashes between police and dozens of militants opposed to Milan`s hosting of the world fair.

Two protestors shot dead in Burundi clashes

Two demonstrators were shot dead in clashes with police in Burundi`s capital on Sunday, witnesses said, as protests escalated over the president`s bid for a controversial third term.

Oprah slammed by Ferguson protestors over 'leadership' comment
Oprah slammed by Ferguson protestors over 'leadership' comment

Oprah Winfrey has been slammed been slammed byprotestors over her recent comment about lack of leadership among them.

Cuban police detain protesters outside prison, dissidents say

Cuban police detained up to a dozen dissidents who had gone to a Havana prison to demand that fellow opponents of the government be released, dissidents said on Thursday.

Riot police clash with protesters at La Scala opening night

The glamourous season opener at Milan`s Scala opera house was marred Sunday by clashes between riot police and protesters which left two wounded.

Protestors again displays ISIS flags in Kashmir

Protestors on Friday displayed flag of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) during a rally in old city after Friday prayers.

Turkish police fire teargas at protesters on anniversary of unrest

Turkish police fired teargas and water cannon on Saturday to disperse protesters in central Istanbul who sought to mark the one-year anniversary of the country`s biggest anti-government demonstrations in decades.

Abkhazia parliament calls on president to quit

The parliament of Abkhazia, a small breakaway republic in the Caucasus, has voted for the resignation of the president, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday.

Abkhazia leader forced to flee, denounces coup bid: Reports

Opposition protesters stormed the presidency in Abkhazia overnight in what the leader of the Georgian breakaway region called a coup attempt, Russian news agencies said today.

Thai protesters criticise coup, defying general

Stern warnings from Thailand`s military junta to stop criticising the coup have not deterred protesters, who have been gathering and staring down soldiers in defiance of martial law.

Thai protestors step up pressure for ministers to resign

Thailand`s acting prime minister was huddled with senators here Monday to find a way out of a protracted political crisis, as anti-government protestors stepped up pressure to remove him, media reports said.

Pro-government supporters stage rally in Thailand in response to protestors

Pro-government supporters in Thailand staged a rally Saturday a day after anti-government protestors marched in Bangkok in a "final battle" to oust the caretaker government and to usher in reform before the next election.

UN slams excessive use of force against Venezuela protestors

The UN has criticised the excessive use of force by the Venezuelan government to break up peaceful protests in Caracas.

At least 43 killed in clashes in Ukraine`s Odessa

Clashes between pro-government and anti-government protestors Friday in Ukraine`s Black Sea city of Odessa have killed at least 43 people and injured 174, the government said.

Taiwan uses water cannon to disperse anti-nuclear protesters

Taiwan police today used water cannon to dislodge hundreds of overnight sit-in demonstrators, demanding the scrapping of a nearly completed nuclear power plant, one of the most controversial issues to have gripped the island for 30 years.

Jharkhand shutdown, 500 arrested

Jharkhand witnessed a shutdown Saturday as more than 20 organisations called for policy-making that was both by and for the local people, who are predominantly tribal.

Protestors hack Brazil World Cup 2014 website

Protestors have reportedly hacked the official website for the Brazil Football World Cup 2014 and replaced the site with a video of a violent police response to a peaceful protest.

Turkish riot police chase protestors away from Taksim Square

Turkish riot police on early Tuesday moved past the barricades erected by the protesters at Taksim Square in Istanbul even as PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to meet the demonstrators.

Turkey PM to meet protest leaders as demos go on

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to meet with protest leaders whose mass anti-government demonstrations have rocked the country.

Protestors attack Barbigha PS for beating youth

Angry over assault of a liquor trader, villagers attacked Barbigha police station demanding the arrest of the outgoing SP and sub-divisional police officer.