Police horses trample rival protesters at far-right rally in Sweden

Several people were hurt, one seriously, when mounted police moved in to separate rival sides at a far right demonstration in the Swedish city of Malmo on Saturday, police said.

400 Pakistani protestors booked for holding rallies

The PTI workers had staged a sit-in in Faisalabad city of Punjab province and blocked traffic for more than five hours, Dawn online reported.

Turkish protesters disrupt US-sponsored iftar meal

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.

Protesters chase Palestinian minister out of Gaza

Palestinian health minister Jawad Awad cancelled a trip to Gaza City`s Shifa hospital today after being confronted by angry protesters as he arrived from Egypt, officials said.

Taiwan protesters arrested trying to block Chinese official

Around ten people were arrested in Taiwan on Thursday for trying to blockade a senior Chinese official whose landmark visit to Taiwan has sparked angry protests, police and media said.

Protesters at White House demand Guantanamo closure

Demonstrators converged on the White House to demand that US President Barack Obama make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.

Thai police offer reward for evidence on anti-coup protesters

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.

Anti-Government protesters go on trial in Turkey

More than two dozen anti- government protesters went on trial today in Turkey, accused of organising last year`s demonstrations in what Amnesty International denounced as a "show trial".

NYC settles with 14 Occupy protesters for USD 583K

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.

Bahrain hands heavy jail terms to Shiite protesters

A Bahraini court today handed down jail sentences of up to 13 years against 13 defendants convicted of attacking police during an anti-government demonstration in 2012, a judicial official said.

Emblematic Venezuelan prisoner begins hunger strike for freedom

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.

Thai army `may intervene` after attack kills three

The chief of Thailand`s coup-prone army warned Thursday his troops "may use force" to quell political violence, after three people were killed in a grenade and gun attack on protesters in Bangkok.

Two protesters killed in Bangkok attack

Two anti-government protesters were killed and 22 others injured in a gun and grenade attack here early Thursday, media reported.

Thailand protesters occupy heart of power as crisis deepens

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.

Thai Prime Minister open to talks with protesters

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.

Protesters block NH-33 in Jharkhand after man gets trampled by jumbo

National Highway-33 (NH-33) was blocked on Tuesday by protesters after a man was trampled to death by an elephant.

Hungary police oust protesters from WW-II monument site

Police in Hungary forcibly removed protesters from the site of a planned World War-II monument which Jewish critics say glosses over the country`s role in the Holocaust.

One dead in gun attack on Thai protesters

A Thai anti-government protester was shot dead and several others wounded Tuesday when their vehicle came under attack, officials said, reigniting tensions in Bangkok after weeks of relative calm.

Clashes in Turkey as protesters mourn teen`s death

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.

Thai opposition protesters to end Bangkok shutdown

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.