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.

Hong Kong protesters told to clear streets or risk arrest

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.

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not tolerate anti-national activities

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel would not tolerate rallies in Arab townships in which protesters publicly call for the nation`s destruction, threatening to use force against lawbreakers.

Protesters try to break into Mexico City`s National Palace

Protesters angry at the apparent massacre of 43 students tried to break into Mexico City`s National Palace late Saturday while others torched several trucks in the south of the country.

Mexican students torch trucks after 43 feared killed

Protesters torched several trucks and tossed firebombs at a southern Mexican state government building Saturday after authorities said gang hitmen confessed to slaughtering 43 students in a case that angered the nation.

Anger in Hong Kong as protesters compared to slaves

A prominent businesswoman has sparked outrage in Hong Kong by comparing the city's pro-democracy protesters to African-American slaves, suggesting they might need to "wait for a while" to win the freedoms they are seeking.

1984 riots anniversary: Protesters halt Shatabdi in Ludhiana

Protesters halted the Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express here on Friday amid a state wide shutdown in Punjab on the 30th anniversary of the 1984 riots.

Hong Kong govt to open talks with democracy protesters next week

Hong Kong`s government has said it will open talks with student demonstrators on Tuesday, after three nights of violent clashes between police and protesters who have paralysed parts of the city with mass pro-democracy rallies.

Hong Kong police arrest 26 amid street clashes

Hong Kong riot police battled with thousands of pro-democracy protesters for control of the city's streets, using pepper spray and batons to hold back defiant activists who returned to a protest zone that officers had partially cleared.

Police and protesters in violent clashes in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police and protesters clashed early today in some of the most violent scenes since pro-democracy demonstrations began more than a fortnight ago, leading to several arrests.

Protesters demand Philippine custody of US Marine

Dozens of activists burned a mock US flag as they protested at the US Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a US Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.

Mexican state`s HQ torched in demo for missing students

 Protesters torched a state government building in southern Mexico on Monday in a day of angry demonstrations over the disappearance of 43 students missing since gang-linked police attacked them.

Palestinians, police clash at Jerusalem flashpoint

 Israeli police clashed with young Palestinian protesters on Monday demonstrating against Jews visiting the flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, Islam`s third holiest site, a spokeswoman said.

China police hold activists over `Hong Kong interview`

 Chinese police have detained two Beijing activists who took part in a Hong Kong pro-democracy march, a friend said Monday, the latest of dozens of arrests over the protests.

Crackdown or climbdown -  Hong Kong protesters face stark choices
Crackdown or climbdown - Hong Kong protesters face stark choices

Student protesters galvanised Hong Kong`s pro-democracy movement with their energy and ideological zeal, bringing tens of thousands of people on to the streets in a show of defiance against Beijing.

Hong Kong protesters agree to formal talks
Hong Kong protesters agree to formal talks

Representatives of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters Tuesday agreed to hold official talks with the government.

Hong Kong protesters be cleared by Monday: Chief executive

In the wake of further violent clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying Saturday said the streets must be cleared of the pro-democracy protests by Monday, the Guardian reported.

Hong Kong protesters bring streets to a standstill

Thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators brought parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill on Sunday in a dramatic escalation of protests that have gripped the semi-autonomous Chinese city for days.