Protests and demonstrations

May 05, 2018 - 7:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on anti-Putin protests in Russia (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Russian police have detained opposition leader Alexei Navalny at a demonstration against President Vladimir Putin in central Moscow. Thousands of demonstrators denouncing Putin's upcoming inauguration into a...
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May 05, 2018 - 7:41 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators crowded into one of Moscow's main squares on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the upcoming inauguration of President Vladimir Putin to a new term. Police in riot gear waded into the crowd on Pushkin Square and were seen grabbing some...
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A Kashmiri protester shouts freedom slogans amid tear gas smoke fired by Indian paramilitary soldier near the site of a gun battle in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, May 5, 2018. Fierce clashes erupted when residents in solidarity with the rebels tried to march to the gunbattle site. A vehicle belonging to Indian troops ran over and killed a man as protesters clashed with government forces, residents said. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
May 05, 2018 - 6:25 am
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gunbattle Saturday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men in the disputed region. Counterinsurgency police and paramilitary soldiers raided...
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French police officers walk next to the Eiffel tower on the sideline of a gathering to protest French President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company in Paris, France, Thursday, May 3, 2018. French rail workers set up street protests across France on Thursday as they resumed their rolling strike against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to revamp national railway company SNCF. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
May 05, 2018 - 5:42 am
PARIS (AP) — Paris police are deploying in large numbers and activists are calling for calm as the French capital prepares for a mass protest on the anniversary of President Emmanuel Macro's inauguration. Authorities are pledging to avoid a repeat of violence and damage that scarred May Day...
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May 05, 2018 - 5:04 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Demonstrators are holding protests throughout Russia against the upcoming inauguration of Vladimir Putin for a fourth term as Russian president. The protests Saturday under the slogan "He is not our czar" are organized by Putin's most prominent foe, anti-corruption campaigner Alexei...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2015 file photo, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani waves to reporters at the conclusion of a press conference in Tehran, Iran. President Donald Trump is weighing whether to pull the U.S. out of Iran's nuclear deal, a 2015 agreement that capped over a decade of hostility between Tehran and the West over its atomic program. A picture of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei hangs on the wall behind Rouhani. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
May 05, 2018 - 3:11 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is criticizing the blocking of the popular Telegram messaging app in the Islamic Republic, suggesting those "at the highest level" in the country shut off access. Rouhani, a relatively moderate cleric within Iran's Shiite theocracy, did not...
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May 05, 2018 - 2:03 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is criticizing the blocking of the popular Telegram messaging app in the Islamic Republic, saying those in his administration weren't the ones who shut off access. The app, believed to be used by half of Iran's 80 million people, was crucial in...
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Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew, other workers and citizens wearing masks, shout slogans during a rally in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 4, 2018. Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday in Seoul saying they can't take any more abuse from the company's founding family. The banners at center read "Out, Cho Yang-ho." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
May 04, 2018 - 9:36 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hundreds of Korean Air Lines Co. pilots, cabin crew and other workers staged a rally Friday night in Seoul saying they can't take any more abuse from the company's founding family. One of the protesters was Park Chang-jin, a crew member who was forced off of a Korean Air...
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Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli solders near the fence after they burn tires during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
May 04, 2018 - 2:37 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Black smoke from burning tires mixed with streaks of tear gas fired by Israeli forces Friday as several thousand Palestinians staged a sixth weekly protest on the Gaza-Israel border. At least 70 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli fire, the lowest casualty toll since...
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May 04, 2018 - 9:43 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians headed to Gaza's border fence with Israel on Friday for another weekly protest that organizers from the militant Islamic Hamas group have said might culminate in a mass breach later this month. About 300 Palestinians gathered near one of five...
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