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Tear gas is seen as protesters clash with riot police attempting to disperse the crowd in the city of Kairouan May 19, 2013 Tunisian police have fired teargas and shots into the air to disperse radical Islamists protesters who gathered in Tunis to support the hardline Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia, despite the rally being banned.
Demonstrators calling for Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Mursi to resign and demanding early elections clashed with riot police in Cairo late Friday.
It took months of protests and debate by anti- gay marriage conservative and religious groups, but finally same-sex couples are allowed to marry and start families in France .
Large doses of teargas, paintballs, and water cannon were fired as protesters clashed with police in the Turkish town of Reyhanli near Syrian border.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Nigeria's military declared a 24-hour curfew Saturday on neighborhoods in a northeastern city that's the spiritual home of an Islamic extremist network as soldiers continued the government's emergency campaign against insurgents in the region.
There are credible fears that the charges against a well-known opposition activist in Alexandria may be spurious and in retaliation for his activism, Amnesty International said as his appeal hearing is due to resume.
An attempt to hold a march against homophobia in the Georgian Tbilisi ended in rioting as hostile protesters attacked participants and police lines crumbled.
The State Duma suggests softening the highly-debated draft law on protecting believers' feelings and reduce the punishment for religious offences from initially proposed up to five years of imprisonment to three.
Chances are, you might know one of these May Day riot suspects. Seattle Police are again turning to the public to help identify suspects caught in images and video recorded during the 2013 May Day marches, protests and vandalism that marked the left a handful of businesses damaged on Capitol Hill.
Stern-looking soldiers clutching assault rifles wave down the beat-up Chevy Caprice entering this sprawling slum on the outskirts of Caracas.
A Moscow court on Thursday delivered a rare victory to a suspect in the politically charged "Bolotnaya case," overturning a decision to extend opposition activist Vladimir Akimenkov's arrest on charges that he participated in violence at an anti-government rally in Moscow last spring.
A man has failed in his bid to have his sentence for a fatal 2009 brawl between rival bikie gangs at Sydney Airport dismissed.
Nigel Farage is escorted to safety by police after a protest in Edinburgh forced the UKIP leader to barricade inside a pub.
A group of British hackers who "ran riot" causing millions of dollars of damage to computer networks run by Sony, the CIA and other agencies were sentenced to jail terms on Thursday.
Dozens of demonstrators were faced with tear gas and water cannons by police in Istanbul today as they protested against the Turkish government's policy towards Syria.