Monday, September 25, 2017

Albania protest

Supporters of Albanian main opposition Democratic Party chant slogans during a protest in front of the government building in Tirana, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Albania's main opposition Democratic Party leader has vowed to continue protests demanding that the government resign and hand over to a caretaker cabinet to take the country to free and fair elections in June. (AP Photo Hektor...

‘Fillon in jail’

Demonstrators holds placards reading "Fillon in jail' before French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon"campaign meeting in Compiegne, north of Paris, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Conservative French presidential candidate Francois Fillon wants to prosecute 16 and 17-year-olds as adults, arguing it would prevent the kind of unrest that has rocked the low-income suburbs of Paris following an alleged police rape. (AP Photo/Michel...

Tunisia protest

Several thousand Tunisians marched through central Tunis on Saturday to protest against a bill that would grant amnesty to businessmen accused of corruption when autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali was in power. Critics of the Economic Reconciliation bill say it is a step back from the spirit of Tunisia's 2011 revolution to oust Ben Ali but government officials say it...

Bolivia protest

Farmers run away from tear gas fired by riot police during a protest by coca leaf farmers, in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Riots police walk amidst a cloud of tear gas during protest. The farmers from a region north of La Paz known as Los Yungas, were dispersed by police with tear gas bombs during a protesting march,...

Shot in Ankara

The Russian ambassador to Turkey has died on December 19, 2016 after being shot by a gunman in Ankara, where he was attending a photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry has confirmed.

Israel Palestine conflict

Jewish settlers, supporters of the Amona outpost, northeast of Ramallah, are moved away by Israeli security forces at the wildcat settlement on Feb. 1, 2017, in line with a High Court ruling that determined the homes were built on private Palestinian land. Israeli police began evicting dozens of hardline Jewish settlers from a wildcat outpost, just hours after unveiling plans...

French police

FILE - In this Thursday, May 12, 2016 file photo French riot police officers sprays pepper gas at a demonstrator during a protest against Labor Law as the Socialist government decided to force the bill through Parliament without a vote, in Paris. France's government is facing a major test as lawmakers hold a no-confidence vote, prompted by a deeply divisive...

Romania protest

About 2,000 people have gathered in the Romanian capital to offer support to the anti-corruption authority and protest a proposal to grant amnesty to prisoners convicted of graft. ______ Protesters assembled outside government offices Sunday evening and later marched through the capital, waving Romanian flags yelling "Resignation!" and "We won't give up!" and "You thieves!" The protest came after weeks of major...

Presidential selfie

Selfie obsession has reached politics. Presidents, prime ministers and other VIPs around the world are taking selfies. © SPUTNIK/ ALEKSEY NIKOLSKYI Vladimir Putin has met with the 2017 Winter Universiade winners during his visit to the Biathlon Academy regional training center in Krasnoyarsk on March 1. One of the participants took a selfie with the Russian President. © AP PHOTO/ JAE C....

Switzerland weather

Cross Country skiers use a thin layer of snow towards the Goms Valley, near Ulrichen, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 26, 2016. Image Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP

Venezuela protest

Demonstrators throw stones toward the Venezuelan National Guards during a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, April 10, 2017. Thousands of people in Venezuela's capital are protesting against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, demanding new elections and vowing to stay in the streets during the usually quiet Easter Week. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

India Valentine’s Day

Activists of India’s right-winged Bajrang Dal burn an effigy symbolizing the Valentine's Day during a protest in Hyderabad, India,Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Protests by right wing groups, which say they are defending traditional Indian values from Western promiscuity, have become an annual event on Valentine's Day. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)

Spain pro refugee people

Demonstrators take part in a protest along the street in downtown Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Thousands of people marched in Barcelona to demand Spain's government to increase its efforts to take in refugees who have fled the war in Syria and other violent conflicts. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Venezuelan security officials accused of crimes against humanity

Venezuela's armed forces and the National Guard are responsible for the violence against anti-government demonstrations in the country. This is stated in the statement of the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro on the situation in the Bolivarian Republic. "National Bolivarian Guard and its leader,...

Palestine Israel conflict

Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli security forces during clashes following a demonstration in the West Bank town of Bethlehem on April 21, 2017. File AFP Getty Images. 

Pakistan protest

Supporters of Pakistani religious parties rally to condemn a recent series of deadly suicide bombings, in Karachi, Pakistan, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Pakistani police said Sunday that counter-terrorism forces are still conducting operations aimed at cracking down on militants following a bombing at a famous shrine that killed 88 people. The latest raid overnight killed five militants and resulted in the...

Santa gifts to refugees

SIDON, Lebanon - A student at the Evangelical School for Arts wearing Santa Claus costumes, distributes Christmas gifts to Syrian refugees in an informal Syrian refugee camp, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Thursday, December 22, 2016. Some one million Syrians live in Lebanon as refugees, according to the U.N. Almost six years since the start of the Syrian...

Brazil protest

A policeman carries a cross during a protest against pension reforms proposed by Brazil's President Michel Temer's government that would end the special pension retirement of police officers, in front of the National Congress building, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. Police officers from several Brazilian states protest against pension reforms proposed by Brazil's President Michel Temer's government that...

Poland protest

Demonstrators hold puppets featuring images of leader of Law and Justice party Jaroslaw Kaczynski, top, Prime minister Beata Szydlo, left and President Andrzej Duda during the Freedom March in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, May 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

Christmas in Sydney

Irish backpacker Genna Woods adjusts the small Christmas tree she planted in the sand as she celebrates Christmas at Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia, on Dec. 25, 2016.