Political And Civil Unrest

The Latest: Early returns say socialists sweep big cities

Dec 11, 2017

Venezuela's ruling socialist party has swept most state capitals and major cities in Sunday's mayoral elections that were boycotted by several opposition parties

Israeli, French leaders tangle over US Jerusalem decision

Dec 10, 2017

The French and Israeli leaders have verbally sparred over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as new violence rippled across the region in the wake of the American move

Romania: Protests of laws viewed as lax on graft renewed

Dec 10, 2017

More than 10,000 people are participating in another round of protests against Romanian legislation that critics say would make it harder to punish high-level corruption

The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decision

Dec 10, 2017

Israel's prime minister says the Palestinians must "come to grips" with Jerusalem being Israel's capital

Racial dispute at beloved bakery roils liberal college town

Dec 10, 2017

Liberal Midwestern town is torn between namesake Oberlin College and beloved bakery accused of racism

The Latest: Mississippi flag protested at museum opening

Dec 10, 2017

During the opening ceremony for two museums in Mississippi, about 25 people, black and white, stood silently with Confederate battle flag stickers covering their mouths

Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem

Dec 10, 2017

About 10,000 people have rallied outside the U.S. Embassy in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta to denounce President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

Dec 9, 2017

President Donald Trump has paid tribute to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country

The Latest: Arab leader asks nations to recognize Palestine

Dec 9, 2017

The Arab League chief has called on world nations to recognize the State of Palestine with east Jerusalem as its capital

Thousands protest against Netanyahu, corruption in Tel Aviv

Dec 9, 2017

Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign

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