Suspected drug gang members set fire to at least seven commuter buses and two lorries in Rio de Janeiro causing major traffic problems on Tuesday.
Less than a week before the decisive second round in France’s presidential election, thousands of people took part in the traditional May Day rally in central…
May Day turned ugly in Turkey on Monday as protesters clashed with police.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has promised to raise minimum salaries by sixty percent and to hold long delayed state elections in the coming months.
Protesters in Argentina have clashed with police during demonstrations against government austerity measures.
Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,
A leading politician in Russia's legislative assembly has proposed turning behaviour which has plagued football in Europe into a sport of its own
The unrest in Pretoria broke out despite a condemnation of anti-foreigner violence and call for calm from President Jacob Zuma.
Hundreds of French high-school students have staged a protest against the police in Paris. There were sporadic outbreaks of violence after the protest broke up. Protesters blocked the entrances to a d
A gay black dancer deals with the difficulties in modern day Miami.
A police van rammed protesters, injuring several people, during a demonstration outside the US embassy in the Philippines on Wednesday.
Violence erupted for a second night in the US city of Charlotte following a fatal shooting of black man by police.
Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian who they say stabbed and wounded a soldier in the West Bank. There has been no immediate comment from Palestinian officials about Saturday's attack.
Unions in France have vowed to keep fighting the country’s new labour law, but admitted on Thursday that dwindling support meant months of street protests were now…
A demonstration against the Greek government’s handling of the migrant crisis turned violent on the island of Chios on Wednesday night (September 14).
About 80 Germans have clashed with a group of 20 asylum seekers in the eastern town of Bautsen.
Riots have erupted in Gabon’s capital Libreville, as anger boils over the country’s disputed presidential election.
The attack took place at around 4am local time. Three or four people were seen having an argument with another man.
Reaction to the killing of three more police officers in Baton Rouge has been swift.
An investigation is under way into the shooting dead of three more US police officers and the wounding of three others in the Louisiana capital of Baton Rouge.