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‘The day we fight back’: 6,000 websites protest surveillance

More than 6,000 websites, including Reddit, Tumblr, Mozilla, are taking part in an online protest against government surveillance. The action marks two years since website blackouts against SOPA and PIPA and commemorates Aaron Swartz’s death.

Internet censorship bill sparks violent clashes in Istanbul

Anti-government protesters and police clashed in Istanbul on Saturday during demonstrations against the government's new internet policy.

Internet censorship bill sparks violent clashes in Istanbul

Greece approves more austerity cuts

Greece's parliament approves 2014 budget with 3 billion euros worth of cuts, as a few hundred people protest the plans.

Provocateurs’ protest: Radicals 'hijacking' Ukrainian demonstrations

The protest in Ukraine has turned from a jubilant pro-EU youth action to an angry violence-sprinkled stand-off after last weekend’s clashes. Radical nationalist activists are among those likely to score most points in the confrontation.

Defeated By The Taliban, Washington Decides To Take On Russia And China

The several days of organized protests in Ukraine are notable for the relative lack of police violence. Unlike in the US, Canada, Thailand, Greece, and Spain, peaceful protesters have not been beaten, tear gassed, water cannoned, and tasered by Ukrainian police. Unlike in Egypt, Palestine, and Bahrain, Ukrainian protesters have not been fired upon with live ammunition. The restraint of the Ukrainian government and police in the face of provocations has been remarkable. Apparently, Ukrainian police have not been militarized by US Homeland Security.

Chaos, riots, looting as police go on strike in Argentine city

At least 130 people were injured and one killed following mass looting and vandalism by gangs of youths, who took over several parts of Cordoba City in Argentina. The lawlessness was a result of the police going on strike over low pay.

Ukraine govt survives 'no confidence' vote amid mass protests

Ukraine’s Cabinet has survived a vote of no confidence initiated by opposition MPs in the Verkhovna Rada. The decision was announced as thousands of opposition supporters rallied outside the parliament building.

Any association with EU would be economic suicide for Ukraine

After aother day of tension in the Ukrainian capital, thousands remain in Kiev's central square, while others have moved to the Prime Minister's office. Protests turned violent during the night. Government buildings were stormed, and hundreds of people were injured, including police, protesters and journalists. Demonstrators are demanding the President's resignation following his rejection of an EU trade integration deal.

'Any association with EU would be economic suicide for Ukraine'

‘Revolution!’ Thousands pour in for pro-EU rally in Ukraine, storm govt buildings

Thousands of pro-EU demonstrators chanting ‘Revolution!’ protested on ‘Maidan’ square in Kiev on Sunday, despite a court-imposed ban on rallies. Over 200 people – both protesters and police – were injured in the ensuing clashes.

Ukraine's pro-EU street rallies relocate as police block main square

Thousands of protesters in the Ukrainian capital city Kyiv have been forced to relocate their demonstrations after Maidan Square was blocked off by police.

Thailand anti-government protesters seize state TV

Protesters seeking to overthrow Thailand’s government have taken control of state television headquarters in Bangkok.

Italian firemen stage anti-austerity flashmob protest

This morning members of the fire service of Livorno and the whole of Tuscany organised a flashmob in front of the town's cathedral in order to call for an end to government-imposed austerity.

Truckers Shutdown DC Highways & Demand Obama Leaves Office

The government shutdown the World War II memorial, now truckers are shutting down America.

Truckers Shutdown DC Highways & Demand Obama Leaves Office

Egypt mulls ban of Muslim Brotherhood as it calls week of protests

The Muslim Brotherhood may be banned in Egypt, the country’s interim prime minister’s spokesman said. The threat comes after the Islamist movement called for a week of protest against a military crackdown that left over 800 dead.

Dozens injured in Bahrain as police, protesters exchange fire

Dozens of people were reportedly injured in Bahrain early Friday, after police fired birdshot to disperse hundreds of anti-government protesters in several Shiite villages. A policeman was also wounded after being shot by a homemade gun.

Turkey Loses Key Ally as Morsi Ousted by Coup

In a serious blow, Ankara has lost its key ally in the politically fragile region after Egyptian army forces ousted the country’s first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, who enjoyed a close relationship with Ankara during his one-year presidency, say experts.

Morsi role at Syria rally seen as tipping point for Egypt army

Army concern about the way President Mohamed Morsi was governing Egypt reached tipping point when the head of state attended a rally packed with hardline fellow Islamists calling for holy war in Syria, military sources have said.

Breaking: Egypt army ousts Morsi, suspends constitution

The military's road map consists of dissolving the constitution and holding early presidential election

Turkey's Taksim Square sees fresh protests over the death of a Kurdish activist

In Istanbul Taksim Square buzzed with the sound of protesters once again chanting 'together against fascism'. Thousands gathered to denounce the death at of a Kurdish activist on Friday.

Turkey protests over Kurdish death come to Taksim Square

16 dead, scores injured as millions take to Egypt streets, demand Morsi resignation

Millions spilled out on to the streets of Egypt to demand the resignation of President Mohamed Morsi on the first anniversary of his inauguration, with sporadic outbreaks of violence leaving over a dozen dead and hundreds injured.

Protesters call for Morsi’s resignation

Anti-government protesters have flooded the streets across Egypt, calling for the resignation of President Mohamed Morsi.

Mass rallies on Sunday come a year after Morsi was elected as Egypt's president following the 2011 revolution that toppled the Western-backed regime of Hosni Mubarak.

“The people want the ouster of the regime,” the protesters chanted in the capital Cairo's iconic Liberation Square.

The Italian jobs? Unemployed youth clash with police in Italy

About 3,000 unemployed demonstrators have clashed with riot police in Naples during a protest against rocketing youth unemployment. The violence erupted in the city after a visit by Labor Minister Elsa Fornero and left 23 people injured.

UK Column Live - 13th November 2012

Brian Gerrish and Louise Collins present a news update including the Leveson Inquiry Tony Blair protester in court on Friday, Cameron no apology for arms dealing in the middle east, a British Lynx helicopter joins a French frigate for anti-piracy operations, gas prices manipulation and Leveson to reign in Twitter and Facebook.

UK Column Live - 13th November 2012

'Make them go away!' Have Argentinians had enough of Kirchner?

On Thursday 8th November, Argentina started a new form of protest: the Global “Cacerolazo”. Actively planned and coordinated through the opposition media and social networks, “8N” resulted in 1.5 million people taking to the streets of Argentina to protest against the gross corruption, governmental mismanagement and flagrant irresponsibility of President Cristina Kirchner’s government.

Violence erupts in Naples over German official visit

There have been clashes between anti-austerity protestors and police in the Italian city of Naples.

Italian students riot, protest German official's visit

Greek protesters throw Molotov cocktails at riot police

In one of the biggest rallies in months against the austerity being imposed on the country, police in Greece used teargas and water cannon on protesters who responded by throwing petrol bombs. 

Greek protesters throw Molotov cocktails at riot police

Dutch citizens demand to know location of gold reserves

Almost 300 “concerned Netherlands citizens” have joined the German initiative for insight about the gold reserves.

People protest against insurgents in Syria’s Aleppo

A group of Syrians have staged a rally in the northwestern city of Aleppo to protest against the presence of foreign-sponsored insurgents and voice staunch support for mop-up operations carried out by government forces against armed men.

Spanish police rally against loss of Christmas bonus

Around three thousand off-duty police officers rallied outside the Interior Ministry in the Spanish capital to protest austerity measures and budget cuts that will see their Christmas bonuses hit the chopping block.

Thousands march in Madrid against government austerity measures

A massive police escort accompanied tens of thousands of Spaniards marching on the country’s parliament in Madrid as part of anti-austerity protests.

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