Political And Civil Unrest

The Latest: Catalan official urges Spain PM to accept talks

Oct 11, 2017

A senior Catalan politician has urged Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to take up Catalan regional leader Carles Puigdemont's offer of talks, saying it might be the last

2 Indian air force commandos, 2 rebels killed in Kashmir

Oct 11, 2017

The Indian army says two Indian air force commandos and two rebels have been killed in a fierce gunbattle in the disputed region of Kashmir

Protesters who set Paris police car ablaze get jail sentence

Oct 11, 2017

Seven people accused of launching a vicious attack on a police car in Paris last year have been handed prison sentences up to seven years

Myanmar ruling party holds harmony rally as Rohingya flee

Oct 11, 2017

Myanmar's ruling party has held an interfaith rally that it said would promote religious harmony as thousands of Rohingya Muslims continue to flee persecution in northern Rakhine state

French public sector strike disrupt schools, hospitals

Oct 10, 2017

A strike by French public sector workers is affecting schools, hospitals and public services and causing disruptions in domestic air traffic

Sri Lanka police arrest opposition lawmakers over protest

Oct 10, 2017

Sri Lanka police have arrested three prominent opposition lawmakers, including the son of a former president, for leading a protest against government plans to privatize an airport that is named after the ex-strongman

Appeal based on global warming unlikely in activist case

Oct 10, 2017

An environmental activist from Seattle convicted of targeting an oil pipeline in North Dakota hasn't decided whether to appeal to the state Supreme Court

Last Kerner Commission member haunted, hopeful on race in US

Oct 10, 2017

The last surviving member of the Kerner Commission says he remains haunted the panel's recommendations on US race relation and poverty were never adopted but he is hopeful they may one day

U2's Bono asks Argentine president about missing activist

Oct 9, 2017

Pop singer Bono is asking Argentina's president about an activist who went missing after police cleared protesters from a highway more than two months ago

Anti-drone protesters rally at Air Force Base north of Vegas

Oct 9, 2017

Anti-drone activists are protesting at an Air Force Base 40 miles north of Las Vegas where two demonstrators were arrested for blocking an entrance gate last week

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