Kiev gave protesters in the east 48 hours to come to the table. But in both Donetsk and Luhansk, armed demonstrators remained behind their barricades.
Protests in Taiwan against a trade pact with China illustrate the difficulties that countries can have in staying innovative enough to compete with low-wage nations. Innovation often requires a culture shift.
While President Ma Ying-jeou’s efforts to deepen ties between Taiwan and mainland China are contentious, protests also highlight public discontent with his domestic policies.
A protest over fatal police shootings in Albuquerque, N.M., turned violent Sunday, as demonstrators hurled rocks and defaced a police station. The FBI has been investigating whether the shootings were justified.