Mar 18, 2013 05:47 EDT
Police shot dead a protester in the historic southern Yemeni city of Tarim during a demonstration Monday against a national dialogue that opened in the capital, an activist said.
Mar 18, 2013 04:46 EDT
Yemen, the only country where an Arab Spring revolt led to a negotiated settlement, launched Monday a UN-backed national dialogue aimed at paving the way towards a new constitution and elections.
Mar 18, 2013 01:04 EDT
Yemen, the only country where an Arab Spring revolt led to a negotiated settlement, on Monday launches a UN-backed national dialogue aimed at drawing the state's divisive players towards a reconciliation.
Mar 17, 2013 15:00 EDT
A Tibetan Buddhist monk has died after setting himself ablaze in China, Western rights groups said, the latest in a string of self-immolations in protest against Chinese rule.
Mar 17, 2013 14:46 EDT
Thousands of supporters of hardline southern Yemen separatists rallied Sunday evening to protest at a national dialogue starting on Monday, demanding that their region be seceeded from the north.
Mar 17, 2013 12:41 EDT
Hardline southern separatists staged a general strike in the port city of Aden on Sunday and called for protests later in the day against a national dialogue that they are boycotting, activists said.
Mar 17, 2013 10:33 EDT
Hundreds of Spanish doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers, many wearing white lab coats, marched in Madrid on Sunday against budget cuts and plans to partly privatise medical services.
Mar 16, 2013 17:46 EDT
Thousands of protesters marched Saturday in Madrid and other cities in Spain against European Union leaders' handling of the financial crisis, condemning "an EU that belongs to the markets".
Mar 16, 2013 14:11 EDT
Tripoli's embassy in Cairo said Saturday it was suspending work indefinitely, five days after demonstrators attacked the mission and burned the Libyan flag to protest the death of an Egyptian Copt in Libya.
Mar 16, 2013 13:43 EDT
Hundreds of Egyptian football fans protested outside the public prosecutor's office on Saturday, demanding the release of fellow members of their Ultras hardcore fan group.
Mar 16, 2013 10:20 EDT
Authorities in the Canadian city of Montreal said they briefly detained more than 240 people and arrested a dozen for more serious offences during a protest against police brutality late Friday.
Mar 16, 2013 09:29 EDT
Hundreds of Afghan demonstrators on Saturday marched to the parliament complex in the capital Kabul demanding US special forces withdraw from Wardak province after allegations of abuse.
Mar 15, 2013 23:39 EDT
Syria's devastating conflict entered its third year with no agreement among EU leaders on British and French calls for an easing of the bloc's embargo to allow arms supplies to the rebels.
Mar 15, 2013 20:21 EDT
Syria's devastating conflict entered its third year on Friday with no agreement among EU leaders on British and French calls for an easing of the bloc's embargo to allow arms supplies to the rebels.
Mar 15, 2013 08:45 EDT
Syria's devastating conflict entered its third year on Friday with EU leaders frustrated over the failure of diplomacy to end the bloodshed pressing to arm rebels despite Russian objections.
Mar 15, 2013 04:12 EDT
Syria's devastating conflict entered its third year on Friday with EU leaders frustrated over the failure of diplomacy to end the bloodshed pressing to arm rebels despite Russia's objections.
Mar 14, 2013 19:42 EDT
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Thursday expressed his sorrow over the dozens of people killed in recent violence in Port Said, following a court verdict over a deadly riot at a football match there last year.
Mar 14, 2013 19:38 EDT
Lawyers representing Guantanamo prisoners wrote an open letter to US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday to highlight the "mass hunger strike" at the facility.
Mar 14, 2013 18:25 EDT
The mother of a teenager fatally shot by police in New York demanded Thursday that the officers be arrested for the incident that has sparked rowdy protests in the boy's neighborhood.
Mar 14, 2013 17:11 EDT
European Union leaders on Thursday wrestled with German demands for strict austerity and a French-led push for growth-friendly spending at a summit, which was targeted by thousands of protesters angry over rampant unemployment.