- New protests at Egypt's Al-Azhar university Updated: Dec-08-13 3:43 pm
- Ukraine sees largest anti-govt protest since 2004 Updated: Dec-08-13 2:17 pm
- Rare rioting shocks orderly Singapore Updated: Dec-08-13 12:56 pm
- Palestinians remember Mandela as an inspiration Updated: Dec-08-13 12:30 pm
- Thai crisis deepens as opposition quits Parliament Updated: Dec-08-13 12:23 pm
- Hundreds hold road rally for 'Fast & Furious' star Updated: Dec-08-13 11:20 am
- Report: German president boycotting Sochi Olympics Updated: Dec-08-13 9:54 am
- Chevron suspends shale gas exploration in Romania Updated: Dec-07-13 4:34 pm
- At Art Basel, activists protest stun-gun death Updated: Dec-07-13 3:34 pm
- Bonfires, borscht, humor in Kiev protest camp Updated: Dec-07-13 2:38 pm
- Protesters hold 'fake' draw in Rio Updated: Dec-06-13 6:14 pm
- Hundreds mark anniversary of fatal police shooting Updated: Dec-06-13 5:51 pm
- Advocacy groups issue 'F' grades to Cruz, Cornyn Updated: Dec-06-13 5:26 pm
- Haiti protest derides Dominican court ruling Updated: Dec-06-13 3:37 pm
- Russia PM: No amnesty for political prisoners Updated: Dec-06-13 9:04 am
- Ex-PM Thaksin a saintly figure in rural Thailand Updated: Dec-05-13 10:11 pm
- 15 demonstrate at Portland McDonald's Updated: Dec-05-13 7:10 pm
- Fast-food protests return amid push for wage hikes Updated: Dec-05-13 5:11 pm
- Fast-food workers, others protest in Detroit Updated: Dec-05-13 5:02 pm
- Wage protesters rally in Arizona, New Mexico Updated: Dec-05-13 4:20 pm
- Ukraine official rejects early elections demand Updated: Dec-05-13 4:09 pm
- $15 minimum wage campaigners march on Seattle Updated: Dec-05-13 3:34 pm
- Fast food workers in Ga. to rally for higher wages Updated: Dec-05-13 9:52 am
- CCSU holds off rally, beats New Hampshire 65-56 Updated: Dec-04-13 9:05 pm
- NAACP leader, 11 others guilty in NC protests Updated: Dec-04-13 4:43 pm
CAIRO - Egyptian police fired tear gas Sunday in an attempt to disperse supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president protesting at the dormitories of an Islamic university in Cairo.
KIEV, Ukraine - Angry anti-government protesters toppled a statue of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in the center of Kiev on Sunday and blockaded key government buildings amid huge street protests, raising the stakes in an escalating standoff with President Viktor Yanukovych.
SINGAPORE - A rare riot broke out in Singapore's Little India neighborhood Sunday night, apparently after a Bangladeshi worker was hit and killed by a bus, a local television channel reported.
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Palestinians mourned Nelson Mandela as their most loyal champion, lighting candles in special prayer services Sunday and holding his picture like a shield in confrontations with Israeli troops.
BANGKOK - Thailand's main opposition party resigned from Parliament on Sunday to protest what it called "the illegitimacy" of an elected government with which it can no longer work. The move deepens the country's latest political crisis one day before new street demonstrations that many fear could turn violent.
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Illinois - Police in suburban Chicago say they kept order as hundreds of drivers and cars massed for the start of a road rally organized to pay tribute to the late "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker.
BERLIN - German President Joachim Gauck is boycotting the Winter Olympics and will not travel to Sochi, Russia next year.
BUCHAREST, Romania - U.S. oil company Chevron has suspended exploration for shale gas in northeastern Romania after hundreds of anti-fracking protesters tore down fences.
MIAMI BEACH, Florida - Artists and activists are hoping to bring attention during Art Basel Miami to the death of graffiti artist Israel Hernandez-Llach.
KIEV, Ukraine - While Ukrainian opposition leaders continued calls for ousting the country's president, Yuri Onishchenko, the acting head of a huge protest camp in the heart of Kiev had another pressing concern to keep demonstrations alive: wool socks.
RIO DE JANEIRO - A small group of protesters gathered outside Rio's famous Maracana stadium - the site of next year's World Cup final - to criticize the cost of staging the event and accuse politicians and FIFA of profiting at the expense of Brazilian taxpayers.
ATHENS, Greece - Police clashed with demonstrators in central Athens on Friday as thousands attended rallies to mark the fifth anniversary of a fatal police shooting of a teenager - a killing that triggered major riots in Greek cities for three weeks.
AUSTIN, Texas - A coalition of advocacy groups including the Texas chapter of the powerful National Education Association issued failing grades Friday to U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, saying they haven't defended public schools or reformed a flawed federal immigration system.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Hundreds of protesters gathered Friday to criticize a recent court decision in the Dominican Republic that could strip the citizenship of generations of people of Haitian descent living in the neighboring country.
MOSCOW - Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hinted Friday that members of the punk band Pussy Riot, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and others widely referred to as political prisoners will not be freed in Russia's upcoming amnesty.
KAMBON, Thailand - Here, in a village where electricity is still a novelty, they'll quickly tell you who was responsible for bringing change to this long-neglected corner of Thailand.
PORTLAND, Oregon - About 15 people gathered outside a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Portland on Thursday to lend their support to a national campaign for higher wages for fast-food workers.
NEW YORK - Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday in a push for higher wages.
DETROIT - Sign-carrying employees and others marched in front of McDonald's restaurants in Detroit during rallies Thursday against low wages for fast-food workers.
PHOENIX - Workers, labor activists and supporters gathered Thursday at fast-food restaurants around Arizona and New Mexico as part of a national effort calling for higher wages.
KIEV, Ukraine - A top Ukrainian official on Thursday rejected the opposition's demand for early presidential elections amid major street protests gripping the country, as Western officials scramble to help work out a solution to the crisis.
SEATTLE - Activists for a $15 minimum wage marched their campaign Thursday from SeaTac to Seattle.
ATLANTA - Fast-food employees are rallying in Atlanta to push for higher pay and the right to form a union.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A judge has found North Carolina NAACP President William Barber and 11 others guilty of second-degree trespassing and violating building rules while protesting in April at the state legislature.