Egyptian Army soldiers guard the gates during a protest by policemen at the main Egyptian crossing point into the Gaza Strip which has been closed for the third day, in Rafah city, about 350 km northeast of Cairo, May 19, 2013.
Stern-looking soldiers clutching assault rifles wave down the beat-up Chevy Caprice entering this sprawling slum on the outskirts of Caracas.
Actor Sean Penn is urging the U.S. government to pressure Bolivia to free an American businessman jailed there since 2011.
A grieving mother was confronted by riot police as she tried to lay flowers at the Kenyan police station where her son was detained before he died in suspicious circumstances.
A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard has warned that his forces will be on watch for possible unrest after next month's presidential election, calling the outcome "unpredictable" and sending the strongest message yet against any attempts to revive street protests, media reported on Sunday.
Palestinians expressed their anger outside Damascus Gate on Sunday afternoon, claiming it was "impossible" for any man under the age of 50 to go through it to enter the mosque.
Last year, more than two-thirds of all people surveyed said they felt safe walking alone at night, according to a Gallup poll conducted in 134 countries.
Tear gas is seen as protesters clash with riot police attempting to disperse the crowd in the city of Kairouan, May 19, 2013.
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.