Turkish media and US officials say some 200 protesters denouncing Israel`s military operations in Gaza threw eggs and destroyed chairs and tables that were set for a Muslim fast-breaking dinner sponsored by the US Consulate.
Thai police today offered a financial reward to anyone providing photographic or video evidence to help them convict anti-coup protesters in an intensifying crackdown against critics of last month`s military takeover.
New York City has agreed to pay nearly USD 600,000 to settle allegations that police wrongfully arrested a group of Occupy Wall Street protesters, marking the largest settlement to date in an Occupy-related civil rights lawsuit, the marchers` lawyers said today.
An imprisoned former Caracas police commissioner at the center of stalled political talks between Venezuela`s government and opposition went on a hunger strike on Tuesday, demanding he be released due to frail health.
From ornate staterooms once used to host dignitaries including Barack Obama, Thailand`s opposition protesters are plotting the appointment of an unelected premier in a move which government supporters warn could spark civil war.
Thailand`s new Prime Minister today offered talks with his political rivals trying to topple the government, even as protesters marched to the vacated premier`s office compound as part of their "final push" to install an unelected leader.
Riot police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters in Ankara and Istanbul on Wednesday as tens of thousands took to the streets to mourn a teenage boy who died from injuries suffered in last year`s anti-government protests.
The leader of a movement aimed at ousting Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra announced that protests in Bangkok will be shut down this weekend but made it clear that the fight against the government was far from over.