A demonstrator holds a Brazilian flag in front of a burning barricade during a protest in Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday If there are burning barricades, crowds amassing across cities hundreds of thousands-strong, fights with riot police that leave protesters hospitalized, eyes streaming with tear gas, I can promise you one thing: ... (more)
Tanzanians who are most at risk of HIV face widespread police abuse and often can't get help when they are victims of crime.
On Saturday, thousands of Brazilian fans at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha booed and heckled FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Brazilian president Dilma Roussef during the opening ceremony of the Confederations Cup.
Police are shooting water cannons filled with damaging chemicals, say Turkish protesters on a Wikileaks Forum showing photographs of demonstrators with burns across their legs and backs.
For the demonstrators who have transformed streets in Sao Paulo and Belo Horizonte into protest battlegrounds, it isn't so much that the price of a bus ticket went up from 3.00 to 3.20 reais .
A protestor waits to the police action in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday June 16, 2013.
Protesters massed in at least seven Brazilian cities Monday for another round of demonstrations voicing disgruntlement about life in the country, raising questions about security during big events like the current Confederations Cup and a papal visit next month.
Moments later his colleague walks up and totally loses his mind. He yells about how the press always 'shoot' the police, and not the protesters - implying that photographers are out to demonize the Turkish police.
Rioters in downtown Vancouver prepare to flip a car on June 15, 2011, following the Canucks loss in the Stanley Cup final.
Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a party in Copthorne which spiralled out of control into major public disorder.
Obama and Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin will meet to discuss their differences on Syria's civil war, while thousands of police are securing the summit from protests.
The contrasting scenes pointed to an increasing polarization in Turkish society - one which critics say Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has fueled with the fiery rhetoric he has maintained since they began more than two weeks ago.
Insurance Corporation of BC is filing suits against 46 individuals who took part in the 2011 Stanley Cup riots in Vancouver, trying to recoup some of the money it paid out when 77 vehicles were torched by rioters.
About 300 protesters tried to make their way toward the stadium Sunday. Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to scatter them.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip says he carried out his "duty" by deploying riot police who evicted thousands of activists behind an 18-day sit-in at an Istanbul park that had become a center of protests against his 10 years in office.
ANKARA, June 16 Any demonstrations in the center of Ankara, the scene of fierce clashes between protesters and police in the past three weeks, will be prohibited from June 16, the Ankara governor's office reported on its website on Sunday.