Hundreds of thousands rally in Rome against gay unions

Hundreds of thousands of Italians gathered in Rome Saturday to demonstrate against gay unions and the teaching of gender theories in schools, as Prime Minister Matteo Renzi tries to push a civil union bill through parliament.

Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death

 Protesters went on a rampage in downtown Baltimore on Saturday as the biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.

Malaysia arrests opposition figures to thwart protest

Malaysian police arrested three leading opposition politicians in a bid to thwart a protest march on Saturday demanding the release of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, his party said.

Shiite militia shoot dead two Yemen protesters

Shiite militiamen in Yemen killed two protesters on Thursday when they opened fire on a rally in support of the beleaguered Western-backed president, a medic and an activist said.

First 'anti-Islamisation' march planned in Britain

British supporters of Germany`s PEGIDA movement, which protests against what it calls the "Islamisation" of Europe, are planning their first demonstration on February 28, police said on Friday.

Thousands join anti-Islam rally as Germany worries about image

Thousands of people joined a march by the German anti-Islamisation PEGIDA movement on Sunday, the group`s first rally since threats surfaced against the group and its leader resigned over "Hitler" photos.

Egypt protester killed on eve of uprising anniversary: Ministry

A female demonstrator was killed in clashes with Egyptian police during a rare leftwing protest in Cairo Saturday, the eve of the anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, an official said.

Niger police breaks up opposition demo after deadly cartoons riots

Police in Niger fired tear gas Sunday to break up a banned opposition demonstration in the capital Niamey, a day after deadly riots over the publication by France`s Charlie Hebdo magazine of a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.

Tens of thousands rally in Chad to support army move against Boko Haram

Tens of thousands of people rallied in the capital of Chad on Saturday in support of the authorities` decision to send troops to fight Nigeria`s Boko Haram Islamists.

Angry protesters block Acapulco airport in Mexico

Protesters angry at the alleged massacre of 43 missing Mexican students blocked access to Acapulco`s airport on Monday in the latest demonstration over a case that has repulsed the nation.

Demonstrators want impeachment of Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

Sao Paulo: Police in Brazil's biggest city say more than 2,000 people staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.

Tibetan students hold peaceful demonstration

Tibetan students held peaceful demonstrations in the US Capital amidst calls from lawmakers and rights bodies urging the Obama Administration to raise the issue of human rights violations in Tibet.

Pregnant woman dies in hospital, family demands inquiry in J&K

Demanding an inquiry against doctors in connection with the death of a pregnant woman, family members of the deceased held a protest demonstration and blocked the main road in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday.

Artillery demonstration held in Nashik

Indian Army Wednesday held a spectacular demonstration of its fire power with 155 mm Howitzers blazing and multi-role helicopters displaying their might.

Demonstration in Delhi on June18 for Ganga

A group of activists announced that they would hold a demonstration in Jantar Mantar in Delhi on June 18 to demand cleaning up of Ganga river.

Reservation: Dalits stage demonstration in capital

Dalit activists on Monday staged a demonstration here demanding reservation for the community in promotions.

BJP demo in Assam to `expose` Gogoi govt

The BJP demonstrated across Assam to `expose` the Tarun Gogoi-led Cong
govt for `failing` to safeguard people`s interests.

Jordan arrests policemen after journalists beaten

Four policemen suspected of attacking journalists at a demonstration in the Jordanian capital were arrested.

Anti-China demo in Vietnam despite clampdown

Both countries had vowed to rein in public opinion over tensions in the South China Sea.

Thousands demonstrate in Morocco`s largest city

About 6,000 Moroccans called for greater democracy and an end to corruption.