Singapore Speakers' Corner rules seen as threat to popular LGBT rally

Foreign entities including companies and non-governmental organizations will have to apply for a permit to fund or support activities at Singapore's Speakers' Corner, a move seen as an attempt to...

About 1,500 arrested in two weeks of Ethiopia's state of emergency

Ethiopia has arrested more than 1,500 people under a state of emergency declared nearly two weeks ago to stop anti-government riots, national broadcaster EBC reported.

General strike pressing Kabila to step down paralyses Congo cities

Congo's main cities came to a partial standstill Wednesday as a general strike called by the opposition pressed President Joseph Kabila to step down in December.

Philippine police van rams protestors outside US embassy in Manila

A Philippine police van rammed demonstrators who were Wednesday protesting against the presence of US troops in the country outside the US embassy in Manila, a protest organizer said.

Protesters outside Turkish embassy in Baghdad demand troops withdraw

Thousands of Iraqis gathered outside the Turkish embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday to protest Turkey's continued military presence north of Mosul, despite demands by the Iraqi government for Ankara's...

Thousands march for "openness" in Dresden after Pegida anniversay

Thousands of people marched in the east German city of Dresden in support of openness and tolerance on Monday, a day after anti-migrant organization Pegida celebrated its second anniversary with...

Protest in Paris against same-sex marriage draws thousands

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Paris on Sunday against same-sex marriange.

Thousands protest diminishing press freedom in Hungary

Several thousand people rallied Sunday in Budapest in protest against what they say is conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s campaign to diminish freedom of the press.

Thousands take part in anti-foreigner Pegida march in Dresden

Thousands of supporters of the anti-migrant organization Pegida gathered in the east German city of Dresden to celebrate the second anniversary of the group's founding Sunday.

Clashes break out in Corsica between police, protesters

Clashes broke out between police and protesters in the Corsican city of Bastia on Saturday, after hooded youth tossed Molotov cocktails and lit a vehicle on fire, French broadcaster iTele reported...

Muslims in Jakarta protest after Christian governor's Koran comments

Thousands of hardline Muslims in the Indonesian capital rallied against the city's ethnic Chinese and Christian governor for comments perceived as denigrating the Koran.

Ethiopia blames riots on Egypt, "foreign forces"

Ethiopia on Monday accused "foreign forces" of fomenting protests in its restive Oromia region and slammed Egypt for allegedly backing an outlawed group there, following the declaration of a state...

Ethiopia declares state of emergency over riots in Oromia region

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency as violent anti-government protests are spreading in its Oromia region, the state-owned Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said Sunday.

More than 2000 police deployed for hooligan rally in Germany

Around 2,000 police are being deployed to handle a demonstration by an estimated 500 suspected "hooligans" and neo-Nazis in the western German city of Dortmund, police reported Saturday.

Ethiopian protesters damage 11 factories, 60 cars in six days

Widespread rioting has erupted in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region, where anti-government protesters attacked factories and cars, a spokesman for the Oromia regional government said Friday.