Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges

World 12/08/18, 19:31

Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in May.The rally, backed by the country's two largest opposition Malay ...

As protests rages in France, Macron remains invisible

Europe 12/07/18, 13:31

As anti-government protests rage through France and Paris locks down, fearing new riots, the man whose presidency has unleashed the anger is nowhere to be seen.French President Emmanuel Macron has stayed out of the public eye all week, leaving his unpopular government to try to calm the nation. In response, ...

Greece: More than 100 people detained during rioting

Europe 12/07/18, 05:42

Greek authorities say more than 100 people were detained during rioting in Athens and the northern city of Thessaloniki following events marking the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager.Police said Friday that 66 people were detained in Athens during the violence that began Thursday afternoon, with ...

Greek police deploy for marches on teen death anniversary

Europe 12/06/18, 06:30

Greek authorities are deploying about 2,500 police in Athens to monitor demonstrations marking the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager that sparked Greece's most extensive riots in decades.Hundreds of protesters gathered in central Athens and the northern city of Thessaloniki on Thursday for the first of ...

Violent protests in France reveal a hard-to-heal fracture

Europe 12/04/18, 00:31

A grassroots protest movement in France has ballooned and radicalized, unleashing anger that devastated the heart of Paris in weekend riots and revealed a fracture in the country between the haves and have-nots.Tough talk by unpopular President Emmanuel Macron, who has been roundly blamed for the chaos, isn't likely to ...

Update: Macron holds emergency meeting after Paris riot

Europe 12/02/18, 07:39

The Latest on French protests against higher taxes (all times local):1:30 a.m.A worker is about to clean a graffiti reading " Macron resignation" on the Arc de Triomphe the day after a demonstration, in Paris, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. A protest against rising taxes and the high cost of living ...

Riot debris covers Paris streets; 133 injured, 412 arrested

Europe 12/02/18, 04:52

Paris police said Sunday that 133 people had been injured and 412 had been arrested as protesters trashed the streets of the capital during France's worst urban riot in years.French President Emmanuel Macron was holding an emergency meeting on security later Sunday with his prime minister and interior minister. He ...

Update: French police fire tear gas at anti-tax protest

World 12/01/18, 05:31

The Latest on French protests against rising taxes (all times local):11:30 a.m.French police have fired tear gas to try to disperse a large group of "yellow jacket" protesters gathered in front of the Arc de Triomphe.A big cloud of tear gas partially cloaked the famed monument as riot officers closed ...

Police, students clash at protest in Venezuela

America 11/21/18, 15:56

Hundreds of anti-riot police in Venezuela have clashed with students staging a protest calling for better conditions at universities as the South American nation's economic crisis continues to worsen.Students held a rally at the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas on Wednesday before trying to march off campus. They were ...

California white supremacist surrenders to FBI

California 10/28/18, 22:32

Authorities say they have arrested a fourth member of a white supremacist group on charges of inciting violence at California protests and at last year's deadly riot in Charlottesville, Virginia.The FBI said in a Tweet on Sunday that 38-year-old Aaron Eason surrendered himself. He has an initial court appearance Monday.Prosecutors ...

White supremacists arrested on Charlottesville riot charges

U.S. 10/24/18, 10:46

The leader of a Southern California white supremacist group and two other members were arrested on charges of inciting a deadly riot in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, prosecutors said Wednesday.The arrests come weeks after other group members were indicted in Virginia on similar charges.Rise Above Movement leader Robert Rundo was ...

Police: Trump’s UK visit used 10,000 officers, cost $24M

Europe 10/11/18, 08:05

British police chiefs say security for U.S. President Donald Trump's visit in July involved almost 10,000 officers and cost nearly 18 million pounds ($24 million), making it the biggest police operation since riots swept England in 2011.National Police Chiefs' Council chairwoman Sara Thornton said Thursday that nearly every police force ...

Prosecutor: ‘Serial rioters’ charged in rally violence

U.S. 10/03/18, 00:40

Four California men described as "serial rioters" are facing federal charges after prosecutors say they flew across the country for a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year and violently attacked counterprotesters.U.S. Attorney Thomas Cullen speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1018, in Charlottesville, Va., regarding the arrest ...

Sickened Pussy Riot activist discharged from German hospital

Europe 09/26/18, 13:34

A German hospital on Wednesday discharged a member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot after he made significant progress in his recovery from a suspected poisoning.The Charite hospital said Pyotr Verzilov is no longer showing the symptoms of disorientation that he had when he arrived in mid-September after his ...

Russian Pussy Riot activist conscious after poisoning

Europe 09/25/18, 11:16

A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday he's recovering after two weeks in intensive care for a suspected poisoning while a fellow activist suggested he could have been targeted for looking into the killings of Russian journalists in Africa.Pyotr Verzilov has been at Berlin's Charite hospital ...

Organizers claim 170 people tried to run on field at WCup

Soccer 09/25/18, 11:05

Two months after the World Cup final was disrupted by four members of the Pussy Riot protest group running onto the field, the head of the local organizing committee claimed security stopped 170 others from doing the same during the tournament.Organizing committee CEO Alexei Sorokin spoke publicly on Tuesday about ...

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