Topic: Protests and Demonstrations

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  • In Pictures Global Moments

    A bride waits while a photographer attends to her groom’s hair at Beijing World Park.

  • Two protesters are arrested at planned nickel mine

    Two protesters are arrested at planned nickel mine

    The protesters were arrested at a planned nickel mine in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/26

    Israeli children take cover in a classroom during an air raid siren drill at Gordon school in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Air raid sirens have sounded across Israel as part of a massive four-day-long air raid drill. Israel is practicing its response to a widespread rocket attack all over the country.

  • Ireland: the hard path to austerity

    Ireland: the hard path to austerity

    Ireland has instituted dramatic spending cuts and tax hikes to avoid becoming the 'next Greece.' Dublin may offer a window into where other European countries are headed towards austerity.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 05/25

    Protesters from several workers' rights groups burn pieces of paper in the shape of iPhones, manufactured by Foxconn, during a demonstration outside a Foxconn office in Hong Kong on Tuesday. An employee of the tech firm Foxconn died early on Tuesday after falling from a building in southern city of Shenzhen, state media reported, the ninth such death at the firm's manufacturing hub this year.

  • In Pictures Puppies around the world

    Nine Rhodesian Ridgeback puppies from a litter of 17, look out of their box, outside of Berlin, Germany, on Monday, Dec. 20. On Sept 28, 4-year-old Ridgeback Etana gave birth to 17 puppies. All of them survived.

  • After Russian coal mine disaster, questions about TV censorship

    After Russian coal mine disaster, questions about TV censorship

    Miner protests forced the government to grapple with a Russian coal mine disaster in western Siberia, say critics. But the protests were ignored by the country's dominant government-owned and government-linked TV networks.

  • Venezuelan moms to Hugo Chávez: take care of our jailed sons

    Venezuelan moms to Hugo Chávez: take care of our jailed sons

    Venezuelan mothers and wives demonstrated in the streets of Caracas Monday with a message to President Hugo Chávez: fix Venezuela's overcrowded and violent prisons.

  • Gallery Top uprisings of the past decade

    ARAB SPRING - 2010, Tunisia - The wave of protests still sweeping across the Middle East and North Africa began in Tunisia in response to a young man's self-immolation to protest police corruption and violence. The uprisings spread to Egypt, Bahrain, Yemen, Libya, and continues in Syria. Here, protesters stand atop a police vehicle in front of the prime minister's office during a demonstration in downtown Tunis, Tunisia, January 21, 2011.

  • Thailand's red shirts and yellow shirts battle it out on Facebook

    Thailand's red shirts and yellow shirts battle it out on Facebook

    Facebook and other social networking sites are popular tools for Thailand's political yellow shirts, and to a lesser extent their red shirt opponents, in the Thai season of political turmoil. But the sites are amplifying social divisions, say some Thais.