Protesters block Nepal's major trade checkpoint with India

Hundreds of protesters opposing Nepal's new Constitution on Friday blocked a key trade checkpoint with India, cutting off vital supplies to the country, even as the Indian envoy here met top Nepali leaders and assured them that the problem was due to unrest in the region.

How `Outraged` protesters took charge of Spanish capital
How `Outraged` protesters took charge of Spanish capital

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.

Protesters burn ballots in bid to block Mexico vote

Rebellious teachers and protesters seeking to thwart Mexico`s midterm elections on Sunday burned ballots and blocked polling stations, but authorities downplayed the "isolated incidents."

Burundi police block protesters' bid to take to streets

Police in Burundi were out in force in the capital on Wednesday to block all attempts by protestors to take to the streets, witnesses said, two days before a scheduled parliamentary election.

Scores of students miss CET as protesters block road in Srinagar

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.

Burundi protesters gather in capital, defying threat of crackdown

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.

Burundi protesters launch fresh anti-government demonstrations

Protesters opposed to Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza launched fresh demonstrations Monday, resuming weeks of street marches after a failed coup despite warnings from the government.

Jay Z posted bail for protesters, writer says
Jay Z posted bail for protesters, writer says

Rap mogul Jay Z has quietly used his wealth to post bail for people arrested in protests across the United States against police excesses, an author close to him said Sunday.

Protesters vow to force out Macedonia PM as crisis deepens

Macedonia's opposition vowed to continue street protests after 20,000 people marched through the capital Skopje demanding that the country's embattled Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski step down.

Man burned alive in Burundi protest against presidential bid

 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.

Protesters again defy curfew in Baltimore after officers charged

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.

Protesters gather in Baltimore over Freddie Gray death

 Thousands of people protested in Baltimore in fresh demonstrations on Saturday, a day after six police officers were charged over the death of an African-American man in their custody.

US presses for release of Myanmar protesters

The United States voiced concern Monday at the arrest of and charges against peaceful protesters in Myanmar after a protest over educational reform, and called for their release.

Taiwan protesters scuffle with police over China flight route

 Taiwanese protesters scuffled with police on Thursday ahead of China`s launch of a controversial flight route, which they say has been allowed to go ahead despite fears over security risks.

Moin Khan escapes angry protesters at airport on his return
Moin Khan escapes angry protesters at airport on his return

 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.

Protesters demand Venezuela opposition leader`s release

About 300 people gathered Wednesday to demand the release of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, one year after he was jailed for allegedly inciting mass protests against the government.

Two Turkish police jailed for 10 years over protester`s killing

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.

Hong Kong protesters on hunger strike after violent clashes

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.

Hong Kong warns protesters not to return after clashes close govt headquarters

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.

Ferguson protesters lawyer up after scores of arrests

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.