Clashes and riots
The riots rocking the suburbs of Paris since early February spilled over onto the streets of the French capital on Wednesday evening.
“Police, killers” were among the slogans shouted as French President Francois Hollande visited a gritty suburb of Paris on Tuesday as tensions continue to rise over alleged police…
Over a decade after the infamous 2005 riots that rocked France, tensions between police and those living on the outskirts of society don't appear to be easing.
Cars and rubbish bins were set on fire as clashes between rioters and police show no sign of abating.
At least seven people were killed as Iraqi security forces stopped demonstrators from entering the heavily-fortified Green Zone.
There have been ugly scenes in Bologna in Italy after riot police and students clashed inside the city’s university for a second day.
There were violent clashes inside South Africa’s parliament on Thursday, (February 9), as members of the Economic Freedom Fighters, (EFF), were forcibly removed.
There have been clashes as Israeli security forces began the eviction of more than 300 Jewish settlers from the outpost of Amona in the occupied West Bank.
At least 31 inmates are killed in a Brazilian prison in what is believed to be a drug gang revenge attack.
Over 100 prisoners are on the loose and 56 have died after two rival drugs gangs ran riot in a Brazilian prison.
The unrest in Conetta comes amid signs that Italy is toughening its stance on migrants, with more deportations and an increased number of reception centres.
Around 60 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil in what officials say is the biggest prison massacre in the history of the state of Manaus.
Riot police have clashed with protesters in Poland amid anti-foreigner sentiment in a northeastern town, after a young local man was stabbed to death on New Year’s Eve following a row at a kebab…
Around 60 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil. The fighting was sparked by a war between rival drug gangs in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus.
Protesters fought running battles with Greek police on the eighth anniversary of the fatal shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos.
Bulgarian authorities say one of the organisers of this week’s riots at a refugee shelter belongs to a ‘radical cell’.
They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.
A group of about 60 anti-government protesters took over the chamber of Brazil’s lower house of Congress on Wednesday (November 16), sparking chaos as guards tried to drag them off the main stage wher
It is 43 years since Greece's students rose up for Democracy and tried to face down the soldiers and tanks of the military regime.
Anti-government protesters have stormed Brazil’s Congress demanding a military coup. Dozens of demonstrators broke into the lower house chamber
A march by thousands of Greek protesters turns violent as they demonstrate against US policy during a visit by President Obama.
Across the US other demonstrations against the presidential victor were mostly peaceful. Donald Trump has blamed the media for inciting protesters.