Protesters run from tear gas thrown at them by police during ...
Nov 19th, 2011
(Reuters) - Protesters run from tear gas thrown at them by police during clashes at Tahrir Square in Cairo November 19, 2011. Clashes erupted between riot police and protesters in Cairo's Tahrir square on Saturday after police dispersed a sit-in by demonstrators demanding the ruling military transfer power swiftly to a civilian government. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
Western leaders are coming out more strongly in support of Ukrainian opposition demands, as mass protests persist in Kiev after the government abandoned a planned accord with the European Union. In a declaration Tuesday, foreign ministers of the 28 NATO member states, including US Secretary of State John Kerry, took a moderate line urging the gover... [Full Article]
BANGKOK (AP) - Police fought back for the first time Sunday against protesters trying to overthrow Thailand's government, firing tear gas and rubber bullets in running battles against rock-throwing mobs who tried to force their way into the prime minister's sand-bagged office complex. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
Egypt detained more than 1,500 refugees from Syria, including Palestinians and 250 children, before forcing most to leave the country, Human Rights Watch said in a report Monday. HRW said that most of the refugees who were arrested had been trying to "migrate to Europe on smugglers' boat." Palestinians fleeing war-hit Syria were espe... [Full Article]
By Richard Balmforth and Thomas Grove KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's embattled prime minister Mykola Azarov warned protesters on Wednesday they would be punished if they broke the law after he marshalled his ministers for a cabinet meeting despite an attempted blockade by demonstrators. With a crisis over the government's rejection of closer ... [Full Article]