Haiti's capital has been brought to a standstill by protesters calling for the resignation of the country's president, after allegations of corruption.
Chaos erupted between supporters of South Africa's ultra-leftist parties on Friday (April 5) ahead of national elections scheduled for next month (May 8)
It's the first time since the 1992 peace accords that dominating political parties could lose the elections against a young candidate with no political ideology.
The killing spree in London continues to show no sign of abatting a rise in crime in the capital
An increase in violent crime in major cities is especially worrying, but critics say the prime minister only has herself to blame for policies she enacted while doing Amber Rudd's current job.
The events in the U.S town of Charlottesville, Virginia have put white nationalism firmly in the spotlight. But who are the white nationalists and what do they want?
Jogging in groups has been banned by authorities in Sierra Leone
Further clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces over the introduction of new security measures at a holy site in East Jerusalem.
Growing violence at the G20 in Hamburg
A gunman opened fire inside New York City's Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, wounding several people, according to police, who said the assailant was dead.
Man set on fire as Venezuelan violence increases
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).