Topic: Protests and Demonstrations
About 100 Communist Party supporters broke through the gates of the Acropolis, the city's chief ancient monument, and hung banners in Greek and English reading 'Peoples of Europe Rise Up.'
05/04/2010 05:36 pm
Thailand's red-shirt protesters accepted a government reconciliation roadmap on Tuesday. But they refused to end their demonstrations, which have left 27 people dead.
05/04/2010 11:50 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/03
Greece’s eurozone partners and the IMF this weekend agreed to a $146 billion bailout to stem the Greece crisis. But in return, the country’s leaders have been forced to implement a harsh austerity program.
05/03/2010 02:14 pm
The ousted president of Kyrgyzstan was charged with murder. Now Roza Otunbayeva is the best hope to lead the country. She’s honest, pro-American, and committed to democracy.
05/03/2010 12:15 pm
Nepal's Maoists – former rebels who joined a peace process in 2006, won the right to govern in 2008, then resigned after a dispute a year later – say they will continue their protests until they are returned to power. The nationwide strike began Sunday.
05/03/2010 09:36 am
Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said today he is preparing a 'roadmap' to resolving the two-month standoff between his government and Red Shirt protesters that has claimed 27 lives.
05/03/2010 09:16 am
At the University of Michigan today, Obama took a shot at the fiery anti-government rhetoric dominating the nation's political debate. But calls for civility can come at a cost.
05/01/2010 03:01 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/30
A night raid by US troops, which left an armed Afghan dead, sparked a street protest Thursday. In the Afghanistan war, Gen. Stanley McChrystal has issued orders to limit night raids in an attempt to reduce civilian deaths in the pursuit of Taliban fighters.
04/29/2010 05:38 pm