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India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims

India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death ann...

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims

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Record 2 Lakh Haj Pilgrims From India In 2019: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said a record number of two lakh Indian Muslims will go to Haj this year, that too without any subsidy, on more than 500 flights from......
19:17, 06/09/2019

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
00:00, 05/26/2019

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Thousands of Israelis protested on Saturday against legislative steps that could grant Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution and limit the power of the country's Supreme Court....
06:00, 05/26/2019

25 Lakh Tourists Visited India In 2018 Availing E-Visa India had issued over 25 lakh e-Visas last year, a five-fold jump from 2015, and reduced the main category visa from 26 to 21, an official said Sunday....
21:17, 05/05/2019

Ferrari lodges official FIA request for review of Vettel's penalty The Ferrari Formula 1 team has lodged a request for the FIA to review the decision to punish Sebastian Vettel at the Canadian Grand Prix, as predicted by Autosport...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Air India Passengers Protest After Being Denied Boarding Passes In Delhi As many as 20 passengers were denied boarding passes to board the Air India Delhi-Guwahati flight, with the airline claiming that it was overbooked, passengers alleged on Wednesday....
18:51, 06/05/2019

EU lodges formal diplomatic note against contentious Hong Kong extradition bill The European Union Office in Chinese-ruled Hong Kong issued a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest note to Hong Kong's leader on Friday over a proposed extradition law that could see individuals sent back to mainland China for trial....
10:51, 05/24/2019

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
22:51, 06/03/2019

A Day After Meditation In Kedarnath Cave, PM Meets Pilgrims In Badrinath Prime Minister Narendra Modi today offered prayers at Badrinath temple in the upper reaches of Uttarakhand, a day after he spent hours meditating inside a cave in Kedarnath in the hill state....
12:17, 05/19/2019

Over 1 Lakh Pilgrims Register For Amarnath Pilgrimage starting July 1 Over 1.10 lakh devotees have registered for the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas which begins on July 1, officials said on Sunday....
02:51, 06/03/2019

400-year-old Pilgrims Bible stolen from US as part of $8M heist returns home: FBI A rare Bible, stolen in the 1990s from the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh as part of an extensive years-long heist with an estimated $8 million worth of items, has returned home, according to the FBI....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday....
23:00, 05/15/2019

Hong Kong protest: Hundreds surround government HQ in protest against controversial extradition law Hundreds of protesters have surrounded Hong Kong's government headquarters in a bid to block a debate on a highly controversial law that would allow extradition to mainland China....
05:17, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protest: debate on extradition bill delayed after tens of thousands of people protest – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to ChinaFull story: Tens of thousands join protests as debate looms 4.59am BST The protests are continuing. Our ...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisis....
04:34, 05/12/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to any “radicalization” of sides in the political crisis. In a letter Satur...
21:00, 05/11/2019

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. The House Ways and Means Committee subpoe...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Refusal To Hand Over Trump’s Tax Returns Sets Up Legal Fight WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House. Mnuchin told Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D...
15:17, 05/07/2019

Alabama on Refusal to Air Gay Wedding Episode of Arthur: 'It Would Be a Violation of Trust' The 22nd season premiere of PBS’s Arthur included a bit of a surprise as audiences were treated to a beautiful wedding. The problem is that Alabama Public Television refused to air it because it was a sex-same marriage....
18:17, 05/21/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an opinion released Friday by the Justice Department&...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its warnings. Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block nine major VPNs, including ExpressVPN and ...
21:51, 06/07/2019

William Barr: attorney general’s refusal to testify riles Democrats Hillary Clinton became the latest to denounce Barr’s testimony on the handling of the Mueller report amid calls for his resignationThe US attorney general, William Barr, has rebuffed a call to testify before the House judiciary committee on Thursday,...
08:34, 05/02/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior administration official....
21:34, 05/22/2019

Nadler knows he'd be 'completely humiliated' if he challenged McGahn's refusal to testify: Rep. McClintock The House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for former White House counsel Don McGahn was "silly" and the committee's chair knew he couldn't challenge the president's push for McGahn to ignore subpoenas, Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., said Tuesda...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
05:51, 06/15/2019

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat following his refusal to turn over President Trump's p...
09:17, 05/23/2019

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
11:17, 05/30/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of drug trafficking....
23:00, 05/15/2019

What is the UK plug-in car grant? Tips & advice 30 May, 2019 UK Plug-in Car Grant offers a discount on low and zero-emissions vehicles - read our guide to the eligible cars and how much it can save you...
17:34, 05/30/2019

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
03:17, 05/30/2019

ICC prosecutor addresses UN despite US visa ban UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. revocation of a visa for International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has not hindered her from coming to the United Nations to address the Security Council. Bensouda did not mention the visa ban Wednesday dur...
23:00, 05/08/2019

|Visa,Mastercard,PayPaljoinFacebooktoformcryptoeffort If Facebook’s new digital currency goes according to plan, it could one day compete with payment giants Visa, Mastercard and PayPal. But for now, all three are set to work with the social-media company on the venture....
14:34, 06/19/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
16:17, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling -Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Michael Grant – When desire is not enough On the anniversary of his devastating loss to Lennox Lewis, former heavyweight contender Michael Grant discusses his career in detail The post Michael Grant – When desire is not enough appeared first on Boxing News....
14:09, 05/01/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known as the Feres doctrine....
00:00, 05/21/2019

US denies visa to senior Palestinian official JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior Palestinian official says the U.S. has denied her application for a visa to travel to the United States. Hanan Ashrawi, a top official in the Palestine Liberation Organization, said in a series of tweets Monday that she beli...
19:17, 05/13/2019

Want a US visa? Fork over your social media details first Trump administration’s latest move to vet people during the visa process is to ask for their emails and social media handles. And according to a report by Hill.TV, if you lie about your accounts, you can face “serious immigration consequences.” As an...
11:51, 06/03/2019

Top Palestinian Official Has U.S. Visa Denied for No Reason Prominent Palestinian official and activist Hanan Ashrawi was outraged to find her U.S. visa denied on Monday, according to the Associated Press. Ashrawi, who has long been a member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and who has negotia...
07:00, 05/14/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
01:51, 06/19/2019

Canada wants more international students — but getting a visa isn’t easy for some Pakistan's High Commission in Ottawa has urged federal government officials to address what its spokesman calls a "very high" visa rejection rate for the Asian country's students....
19:34, 05/11/2019

AP Exclusive: Synagogue got US security grant before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
21:51, 05/02/2019

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded DPS with a $10,000 grant. The money will be used to pay for overtime and other expenses d...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Grant Co. High School Graduation Controversy GRANT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Grant County mother claims she has been denied access to what would have been her deceased daughter’s high school graduation. Myka Williams’ daughter, Courtney, died four years ago before starting her f...
02:34, 05/25/2019

Hugh Grant: I’m ‘too old, ugly and fat’ to be a rom-com leading man anymore Say it ain’t so, Hugh! The perpetually boyish star of “Notting Hill,” “Four Weddings and a Funeral” and every other rom-com in the last 20 years says he’s done with the genre. “I’ve gotten too old and ugly and fat to do them anymore,” Hugh Grant told...
21:17, 06/06/2019

Veteran Palestinian negotiator says she was denied U.S. visa for first time A veteran Palestinian negotiator said on Monday she had been denied a U.S. travel visa for the first time, and viewed it as retaliation for her criticism of the Trump administration and Israel....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Two Indian Nationals Arrested Without Valid Visa In Sri Lanka Two more Indian nationals have been arrested by police in Colombo for violating Sri Lankan immigration laws during their stay in the country, authorities said....
11:34, 05/01/2019

US Firm To Pay Over $1 Million Due To H-1B Visa Holders Including Indians An American employment service company has agreed to pay USD 1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
11:17, 06/05/2019

10% Fall In H-1B Visa Approvals In 2018, Says Issuing Authority In US The year 2018 registered a sharp 10 per cent decline in the approval of H-1B visa, which is popular among highly-skilled Indian IT professionals, according to the US authorities....
11:17, 06/05/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
04:51, 06/17/2019

US now requires social media info for visa applications If you want to stay in the US, you'll likely have to share your internet presence. As proposed in March 2018 (and to some extent in 2015), the country now requires virtually all visa applicants to provide their social media account names for th...
03:34, 06/02/2019

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants The State Department is asking visa applicants to submit social media accounts that they have used in the past five years under a new policy that took effect on Friday....
23:51, 06/02/2019

US To Propose H-1B Visa Application Fee Hike, Indian Firms May Be Hit The Trump administration is proposing a hike in the H-1B visa application fee to increase funding for the expansion of an apprentice programme, which trains American youths in technology related......
08:17, 05/07/2019

US Now Seeking Social Media Details From All Visa Applicants WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers. It’s a vast expansion of the Trump administration’s enhanced ...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Social Media Screening Will Now Affect Nearly All U.S. Visa Applicants U.S. State Department requests for some visa applicants to hand over information related to their various social media accounts will now extend to nearly all applicants, including those traveling to the U.S. for education or business, the Associated ...
00:17, 06/04/2019

"We Are Not Criminals": Polish Woman Tweets Visa Request To PM Again A Polish woman and her 11-year-old daughter, who have been blacklisted by the Ministry of External Affairs over visa-related discrepancies, on Tuesday pleaded with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to......
03:00, 06/12/2019

Mitsubishi calls for plug-in hybrid grant to be reinstated Surveys show 25% of Outlander PHEV owners would buy a pure electric vehicle next Mitsubishi is leading calls for the UK government to revive its axed financial incentive scheme for buyers of plug-in hybrid vehicles.  The Japanese car maker says that...
13:00, 05/09/2019

$5M grant to pay for Chicago library branch at Obama center CHICAGO (AP) — The MacArthur Foundation plans a $5 million grant to create a new Chicago Public Library branch at the Obama Presidential Center. The Chicago-based nonprofit made the announcement Monday, saying the money will help pay for construction...
18:51, 06/03/2019

CMA audit overhaul hinges on Grant Thornton verdict Regulators' plans to overhaul Britain's audit sector risk unravelling before they get under way after the sixth-biggest accountant told rivals it might not re-enter the market....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Qatar will not grant visas to its 'enemies': tourism official Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary-general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political rift....
11:51, 05/05/2019

Giants’ underdog Grant Haley is fighting new names for his job As he was asked about the new defensive backs’ room, a defiant smile and an aura of confidence swept across cornerback Grant Haley’s face, contemplating his newfound positional battle. “There’s a lot of competition in that room,” Haley said. “Young g...
05:51, 06/10/2019

| Qatar will not grant visas to 'enemies' - tourism chief Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political rift....
21:17, 05/06/2019

$9M grant will target mental health in Kentucky schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Three Kentucky school districts are sharing a $9 million federal grant aimed at increasing awareness of mental health issues. The grant will provide resources for public school districts in Bullitt, Henderson and Warren County f...
13:00, 05/10/2019

$10K grant targets Arizona nonprofits focusing on youth TUCSON – Nonprofits who focus on k-12 youth and education programs will have a chance to be awarded up to $10,000 thanks to a grant from Cox Charities. GettyImages Cox Charities has funded local nonprofits that focus on science and technology, ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Visa looks to speed up cross-border payments with new network launch Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and at a lower operational cost, it said on Tuesday....
13:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. now requiring nearly all visa applicants to submit social media details The State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers....
17:51, 06/01/2019

US Lawmakers Seek To Protect Work Visa Of Spouses Of H-1B Holders Two influential lawmakers from California have introduced a legislation in the US House of Representatives to protect work authorisation of H-4 visa workers, a significant number of whom are......
05:00, 05/30/2019

IOA Will Talk To Govt After May 23 To Sort Pakistan Visa Issue: Mehta The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had revoked the Olympic qualification status of a shooting event in New Delhi after India refused to grant visa to two Pakistani athletes....
22:34, 05/16/2019

EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
15:34, 04/29/2019

IT Firm Sues US Government for Denying H-1B Visa to Indian Professional Xterra Solutions alleged in its lawsuit that the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) improperly denied H-1B visa to Praharsh Chandra Sai Venkata Anisetty....
09:51, 05/17/2019

"Daughter In Depression": Polish Woman In Plea To PM For Visa Renewal Polish national Marta Kotlarska, whose 11-year-old daughter Alicja Wanatko had written to PM Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for help in renewing visa, today tweeted the girl was......
18:51, 06/05/2019

Visa, Uber, and PayPal Are Reportedly Backing Facebook's Cryptocurrency After months of rumors, it appears a Facebook cryptocurrency is imminent. Reports last week said its planned launch is slated for June 18, and now it appears that the cryptocurrency, Libra, has some legit backers, according to the Wall Street Journal...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Visa expands women’s soccer effort ahead of World Cup SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women’s World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American ...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Drexel Heights Fire District receives $400K grant TUCSON – Drexel Heights Fire District is using new equipment thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency. The fire district received $400,000 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant allowed them to purchase ten new cardiac monitors. The c...
03:34, 05/15/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metropolitan Correctional Center to sell him a real pair of earplugs — because he’s tired of stuffin...
18:17, 05/10/2019

Penn State’s Grant Ament 1 of 5 finalists for lacrosse award WASHINGTON (AP) — Junior attackman Grant Ament of Penn State and Boston College star Sam Apuzzo are among the men’s and women’s finalists for the Tewaaraton Award, given annually to the top players in college lacrosse. Senior attackman Pa...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commis...
07:00, 06/12/2019

US Plans $700 Million Grant For Telecoms To Replace Huawei Equipment A bipartisan group of US lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to provide about $700 million in grants to help US telecommunications providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from......
08:00, 05/23/2019

New grant to fund archery backstops at 2 Pima County ranges TUCSON – A $30,000 grant from Arizona Game and Fish Department will be used to renovate backstops at two Pima County ranges. The funds will be used at Tucson Mountain Park Archery Range and Southeast Regional Park Archery, Pima County said. According...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Nina Dobrev and Boyfriend Grant Mellon Pack on the PDA at Cannes PDA alert! Nina Dobrev and her new boyfriend Grant Mellon could barely keep their hands--or lips--off each other while on a trip to France for the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Wearing a......
23:17, 05/23/2019

Beth Grant is kind of glad her Speed character died Today marks the 25th anniversary of one of the great action flicks of the 90s, Speed. In honor of the film’s anniversary, we sat down with Beth Grant—who plays the ill-fated Helen—to talk about filming her death scene, and why she’s actually kind of ...
00:51, 06/11/2019

Zayn Malik and Zhavia Ward Grant Your Wish With "A Whole New World" Cover Your wish has just been granted. Zayn Malik and Zhavia Ward dropped their cover of "A Whole New World" on Thursday in celebration of Disney's live-action remake of......
18:51, 05/09/2019

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says t...
12:34, 06/19/2019

US set to grant tentative approval to American Airlines-Qantas venture The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines and Qantas Airways to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
06:51, 06/03/2019

3 years later, Visa’s blockchain-powered payment network finally goes live Visa’s blockchain-powered B2B payments product has finally gone live after almost three years in the making. First made public in October 2016, the Visa B2B Connect network is being made available in 30 markets, with plans to expand to as many as 90 ...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with the U.S. Soccer Federation and is launching a campaign with outspoken American star Megan Rapinoe &#...
14:17, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
13:00, 04/29/2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe The European Union said on Monday that it has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Visa Delays at Backlogged Immigration Service Strand International Students The Citizenship and Immigration Services agency has increased processing times for applications from international students seeking summer jobs, leaving hundreds stranded....
23:34, 06/16/2019

The motorsport legend who runs an MOT centre: Autocar meets Ronnie Grant Grant has run Clapham North MOT under the London railway arches since 1960 Ronnie Grant started racing aged 41 but soon made up for lost time, with John Barnard and Patrick Head as his tech crew and Senna as a rival Some folk quit motor racing to ...
08:34, 06/16/2019

China aims to grant scrap import licenses, quotas by end-June China aims to grant import licenses and a first batch of import quotas for soon-to-be restricted scrap metal by the end of June, an environment ministry spokesman said on Wednesday....
07:00, 05/29/2019

Richard E. Grant to mentor a young drag queen in Fox's Everybody’s Talking About Jamie He didn’t win the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, but he did get to meet Barbra Streisand, so it’s safe to say the Richard E. Grant renaissance continues apace. Grant appeared in Vanity Fair’s series of first-look photos fro...
02:34, 06/15/2019

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY — The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’...
04:17, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: U.S. set to grant tentative approval to American, Qantas venture - sources The U.S. Transportation Department is expected to provide tentative approval to a bid by American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd to operate a joint venture, two people briefed on the matter said on Sunday....
08:00, 06/03/2019

Trump admin hopes to shift $1.9B in Pell Grant funds to NASA The Trump administration hopes to direct more than a billion dollars to NASA from a surplus in a federally funded college tuition program. The White House sent a budget amendment to Congress on Monday evening, which included the plan to use the $1.9 ...
07:34, 05/14/2019

BART Officer Lied About Conduct During Arrest of Oscar Grant: Report According to documents released last week under a new California police transparency law, former BART police officer Anthony Pirone assaulted 22-yer-old Oscar Grant, called him the N-word, and lied about what led to another officer eventually opening...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration's Visa Delays Are Leaving International Students Stranded and Broke International students are begging their universities for a solution after increasing processing times for work visas through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have stalled internships and summer jobs, the New York Times reported Sunday....
21:34, 06/17/2019

"Build America" Visa Replaces Green Card In Trump's New US Entry Plan Donald Trump has said he will replace the existing green cards with 'Build America' visa, as the US President unveiled a new merit and points-based immigration policy that seeks to increase the quota......
09:34, 05/17/2019

Denied Visa Extension, Padma Shri Winner Says Will Return Award: Report External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report today after a German Padma Shri awardee threatened to return her award, reportedly over being denied visa extension....
18:34, 05/26/2019

Accused Michigan spy Paul Whelan to lawyers: I used BorgWarner work visa to get into Russia BorgWarner helped Paul Whelan get into Russia by sponsoring a visa. He told his lawyers his arrest might be tied to politics involving U.S. sanctions.        ...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Tech advances at US airports yield more busts of visa overstayers exiting the country Technological innovations recently put in place at U.S. airports are leading authorities to find considerably more people overstaying their visas than even a year ago, immigration officials say....
13:17, 05/02/2019

New York poised to become latest state to grant driver's licenses to illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would sign the measure....
04:17, 06/18/2019

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 million federal grant to increase awareness of mental health issues among Kentucky students across the st...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently serving, his lawyer said on Monday....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
01:00, 06/13/2019

Opinion: By appointing Grant Hill to board, NCAA continues to ignore appearance of conflict NCAA named Grant Hill one of five new independent directors to Board of Governors, but his role as a TV analyst raises possible conflict issues.        ...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Officer punched Oscar Grant and lied about facts in 2009 killing, records show A recently unsealed file noted how transit officer Anthony Pirone ‘started a cascade of events that led to the shooting’ of the unarmed black manA police officer involved in the 2009 killing of Oscar Grant on an Oakland train platform repeatedly lied...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Kanye West Launches Grant for Young Creatives, YEEZY Alum Named First Recipient Rapper and revisionist historian Kanye West has launched a grant for young creatives, providing financial assistance and mentorship to up-and-coming designers....
02:51, 06/02/2019

Trump Administration to Require Visa Applicants to List 'Social Media Identifiers,' Previous Phone Numbers According to CBS News, the State Department is now requiring nearly all applicants for United States visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers, a vast expansion of immigrant and visitor screening under t...
02:51, 06/02/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
13:00, 06/04/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
18:34, 05/16/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
12:51, 06/05/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
13:00, 06/04/2019

"Make In India, Start-Up India, Pakodas": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview last year to a news channel in which he had said that a person selling pakodas cannot be considered unemployed, was mocked by Congress President Rahul Gandhi,......
17:00, 05/09/2019

Mother of 'El Chapo' granted a visa by U.S. to visit convicted son in prison, she says Mother of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman says she was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Mexico to visit her son in prison.        ...
03:51, 06/03/2019

Soccer: Visa partners with U.S. Soccer to boost women's program ahead of World Cup Visa on Thursday announced a "substantial investment" in the future of women's soccer as they agreed a five-year partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, just eight days before the start of the women's World Cup in France....
18:17, 05/30/2019

Tucson Police investigating shooting at Circle near Grant and Tucson TUCSON — Tucson police continue to investigate a shooting that happened Friday night, near Grant and Tucson. Police say officers responded to a call of a shooting at the Circle K near the intersection. The victim was taken to the hospital with ...
08:51, 05/12/2019

Hugh Grant reveals regret about acting career: 'I should've made interesting decisions' Hugh Grant said in a new interview that he wishes he'd "done different stuff" following the release of "Four Weddings and a Funeral" in 1994.        ...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8)        ...
02:17, 05/09/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia’s prime minister has been hit on the head with an egg, and a woman was knocked off her feet during a protest ahead of a general election next week...
05:34, 05/07/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other ...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Thousands march in protest against Mexico's president Several thousand people marched through Mexico City on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the first major protest against the leftist leader in the capital since he took office five months ago....
03:51, 05/06/2019

SPA: two killed as Sudanese military breaks up protest Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least two people and wounding several others, a local professionals association said....
10:34, 06/03/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
14:17, 06/09/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
04:51, 05/05/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
22:17, 05/15/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
18:17, 06/12/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
05:00, 06/15/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Polish nationalists protest US over Holocaust claims Thousands of Polish nationalists have marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost property during the Holocaust...
18:51, 05/11/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sic...
22:17, 04/30/2019

China Says Lodged 'Solemn' Protest With US Over Huawei China berated the United States for "bullying" Huawei on Thursday as Panasonic joined a parade of foreign companies reviewing their ties with the telecom giant....
15:34, 05/23/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans being enacted this year in Midwestern and Southern states. Organizers have dubbed the endeavor the &...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Trump to Be Greeted by Pomp and Protest on U.K. Visit President Trump’s arrival in Britain for a state visit this week is expected to lay bare some of the uncertainties surrounding both Brexit and the U.K.’s security relations with the U.S....
19:17, 06/02/2019

Trump protest to take place during Portsmouth D-Day service Anti-Trump activists are planning a demonstration during a service in Portsmouth honouring those who lost their lives fighting for their country on D-Day....
11:17, 06/05/2019

Paris hospital to file complaint after May Day protest Paris public hospitals' director says he is filing a police complaint after some protesters tried to force entry into a post-surgery ward as a May Day march passed near the building....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected market debut....
03:34, 04/30/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
07:17, 04/30/2019

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained themselves together to the "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate as one man slaughtered a sheep....
15:17, 05/28/2019

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Donald Trump arrives in the UK to pomp and protest The US president has met with the British Royal family, but excarcebated a feud with the mayor of London after arriving in the UK. Trump has been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over Brexit comments....
18:17, 06/03/2019

The Latest: UAE pursues Asian Cup protest against Qatar The United Arab Emirates is pursuing a protest against Qatar, saying the eventual Asian Cup champions fielded ineligible players at the tournament        ...
13:51, 06/04/2019

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000 Kazakhstan’s interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people...
10:34, 06/18/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," as polls suggest that populists could unseat Britain's mainstream parties amid the country's ongoing...
15:51, 05/12/2019

Iranian students protest mandatory headscarf rule Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities' increasing pressure on women to wear mandatory headscarves in public....
19:34, 05/13/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
15:00, 05/06/2019

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.Voter...
23:51, 06/09/2019

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
21:34, 06/03/2019

Turkey's Academics for Peace punished for anti-war protest "We will not be part of this crime." That's the protest call by academics who dared to criticize Turkey's military offensive against the Kurds. Hundreds of them have lost their jobs — some have been jailed....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Venezuela: Guaido urges military to join May 1 protest Thousands of opposition supporters have clashed with police in Venezuela after self-declared president, Juan Guaido, called for a military uprising. Guaido has called for protests to continue on the May Day holiday....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Pro-lifers broadcast ultrasound during Times Square protest About 400 pro-lifers took to Times Square Saturday afternoon in a protest that included a 4D ultrasound broadcast on a big screen in the heart of the tourist hub. “Alive from New York,” organized by the Christian group Focus on the Family, featured t...
08:00, 05/05/2019

BYU promises to change honor-code probes after protest Brigham Young University will change the way it enforces its honor code following protests calling for more compassion at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-owned institution....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all women in Iran. Those who violate the rules are usuall...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Is Amit Shah God That None Can Protest Against Him, Asks Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, asking if he were a god that no one can protest against him....
23:00, 05/14/2019

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
14:51, 06/13/2019

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
16:34, 06/09/2019

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
20:17, 05/23/2019

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
13:51, 06/17/2019

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar al-Bashir, as both sides appeared to harden their positions....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Crowd Gathered To Protest Against Mass Extinction, Then Streets Went Red Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated loss of biodiversity on Earth, AFP journalists......
17:51, 05/12/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
08:00, 06/12/2019

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
10:00, 06/11/2019

Tiny Irish village to welcome Trump with pride, not protest In a small corner of Ireland's west coast Donald Trump means jobs. And the locals are getting ready to line the street with the Stars and Stripes to express their gratitude when he visits next week....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges...
00:17, 05/26/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at the forefront of the movement that toppled him....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent BRUSSELS (AP) — A yellow vest protest march is turning violent in Brussels with demonstrators pelting buildings and police using pepper spray in confrontations. As well as several hundred protesters in yellow vests demonstrating against social injust...
17:51, 05/26/2019

Uber drivers cross Brooklyn Bridge to protest IPO Uber and Lyft drivers turned off their apps Wednesday to protest declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors. Striking drivers formed a caravan to cross the Brooklyn Bridge Uber's IPO on Friday....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Greenpeace continues anti-drilling protest on BP North Sea oil rig Oil firm accused of hypocrisy by claiming it accepts Paris agreement while still drillingTwo more Greenpeace climate protesters have climbed onboard a North Sea oil rig the environmental campaign group has occupied since Sunday in a protest against i...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers try to put pressure on lawmakers for more money. Oregon schools have ...
08:17, 05/08/2019

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law. Many on Thursday wore bright pink T-shirts read...
06:51, 05/31/2019

All Germans urged to wear kippah in protest against antisemitism Call for solidarity follows warning that Jews wearing cap face abuse and attacksGermans of all faiths and none are being urged to wear kippah skullcaps on Saturday as a symbol of solidarity with the Jewish community, after a steep rise in antisemitic...
13:17, 05/31/2019

Protest held after BP apprehends Desert View student TUCSON – About 120 local high school students stepped out Monday morning and marched in the name of a classmate who was reportedly taken into Border Patrol custody last Thursday. According to a spokesperson from Sunnyside Unified School District, Tho...
03:34, 05/07/2019

Polish far-right supporters protest against restitution of Jewish property Hundreds of far-right supporters marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a U.S. law on the restitution of Jewish property seized during or after World War Two, an issue increasingly featuring in campaigns for upcoming Polish elections....
01:34, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Thousands protest school funding in Portland SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Thousands of teachers are marching through downtown Portland to call for more money for Oregon schools. Crowds gathered on sidewal...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Ethics case dropped against judge over execution protest An Arkansas disciplinary panel has dismissed an ethics case against a judge who faced the possibility of removal from the bench for participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using an execution drug....
22:17, 06/12/2019

BJP Protest Against Jammu And Kashmir Administration Over Leader's Murder Days after a local BJP leader was killed by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has launched a protest against the state administration, currently controlled by the BJP government at......
15:17, 05/07/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
17:17, 06/12/2019

Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance' Two hundred years after the Peterloo massacre, which led to the founding of the Manchester Guardian, protest is shaping our political moment. Where do we go from here?Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation ...
15:34, 06/01/2019

Sudan’s military blames protest leaders for escalation KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s ruling military blames the protest movement for an escalation as the second day of the opposition’s general strike kicks in. The protesters have been trying to pressure the army to hand over power to civilia...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation....
20:34, 05/08/2019

100-plus rally in protest of fatal Oklahoma police shooting EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — More than 100 people marched in the rain to protest the fatal shooting of a naked, unarmed teenager by police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. The group marched about a half mile (0.8 kilometer) Friday from the school atten...
18:51, 05/04/2019

Chemical X’s protest against poverty: ‘Chanel’ tents on LA’s Skid Row British artist says his street project highlights gulf between wealth and povertyHe once made a £1m life-size sculpture of supermodel Cara Delevingne out of 7,000 ecstasy pills, to draw attention to the drug’s impact on popular culture.Now the anonym...
08:17, 06/09/2019

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
18:17, 06/04/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
06:51, 05/02/2019

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former football star George Weah....
03:17, 06/08/2019

On Day 4 On Doctors' Protest, Mamata Banerjee Again Attacks "Outsiders" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stood firm on her charge that "outsiders" were to blame for the doctors' protest that affected medical services in the state for the fourth day and......
17:00, 06/14/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
09:34, 06/04/2019

Joe Maddon’s delivery protest draws ire of Nationals’ closer WASHINGTON — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle’s delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn’t D...
08:34, 05/19/2019

Crowds descend on Liberia's capital to protest president Witnesses say scores of demonstrators are descending on Liberia's capital to protest former soccer star-turned-President George Weah and the West African country's economic woes....
15:51, 06/07/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
20:17, 05/18/2019

A Protest Dance of Everyday Moves and Volunteer Nudes Mia Habib’s work uses walking and running — and ordinary people — to ask the question: What is the power of bodies meeting together in a public space?...
21:34, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 3 p.m. Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a prop...
10:17, 06/16/2019

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were far down from the tens of thousands who gathered to oppose his visit last year....
14:17, 06/04/2019

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the president met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. (June 4)     ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
21:00, 05/20/2019

Tens of thousands protest again against ruling elite in Algeria Tens of thousands of protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting "We will not shut up!" and demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite a month after the downfall of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
17:17, 05/03/2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event....
20:34, 05/18/2019

Google workers share retaliation stories at sit-in protest Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Correction: Gun Pointed At Black Child-Protest story WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — In a story June 13 about planned protests outside a Utah police agency after an officer pointed his gun at a black child, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his mother is black. She is white. A corrected version o...
20:17, 06/14/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest...
15:00, 06/05/2019

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
08:00, 06/09/2019

'We will make this international': Adani protest to go global, says Bob Brown Former Greens leader says coalmine greenlight is not the end of the environmental battle Former Greens leader Bob Brown is undeterred in his campaign to stop the Adani coal mine in central Queensland, warning “we will make this international” at a pr...
10:17, 06/15/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total o...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police alongside dozens of labor activists while she was covering a protest earlier this week marking International Workers’ Day...
12:34, 05/04/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia's fourth-largest city before what's expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral....
22:00, 05/15/2019

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again flying outside the Houses of Parliament....
14:00, 06/05/2019

| US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest The US ambassador to Malawi was forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over alleged election fraud, she told AFP....
20:34, 06/06/2019

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
23:00, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Dissident joins protest after prison release HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, headed to join protesters gathered near Hong Kong’s...
08:34, 06/17/2019

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle’s delivery WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night’s game against the Nationals. Maddon came out twic...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Crowds descend on Liberia’s capital to protest president MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Witnesses say scores of demonstrators are descending on Liberia’s capital to protest former soccer star-turned-President George Weah and the West African country’s economic woes. Organizers accuse the president of...
16:00, 06/07/2019

League of Legends Maker Keeps Arbitration Clause Despite Employee Protest Riot Games, maker of the worldwide hit video game League of Legends, will keep its requirement that employees' sexual-harassment or discrimination complaints be handled via arbitration....
11:17, 05/18/2019

Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers. The group marched through the Capitol chanting protest...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Turnout at France's 'yellow vest' protest hits fresh low The number of "yellow vest" demonstrators marching against high living costs in France dwindled on Saturday following several weeks of waning turnout, more than six months into the protests against President Emmanuel Macron....
05:00, 06/02/2019

President Widodo warns of crackdown as Jakarta protest continues Protests continued for a second straight night in Jakarta as supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed with police despite warnings of a severe crackdown against those who threaten national security....
16:00, 05/23/2019

8 Days Without Power, Water Since Cyclone Fani, Odisha In Protest As power and water remained elusive in most cyclone-ravaged areas of coastal Odisha for the eighth day in a row despite the government's efforts to give restoration a push, protests broke out in......
04:17, 05/11/2019

Same-sex selfie kiss kickstarts Matteo Salvini photobomb protest Far-right Italian deputy is hounded by photobombers after image goes viralWhen two Sicilian women shared a same-sex kiss on 26 April, they kickstarted a “selfie-guerrilla’’ photobomb protest against Italy’s populist far-right leader and anti-LGBT min...
14:51, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
17:51, 06/10/2019

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle's delivery The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle        ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. Readies $2 Billion Taiwan Arms Package Despite Protest From Beijing The Pentagon and State Department have informally notified Congress of a potential $2 billion deal with Taiwan that includes the first-time sale of one of the U.S. Army’s top tanks, according to an official familiar with the proposal, drawing p...
14:51, 06/06/2019

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent; 350 detained A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain some 350 people...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Mexican vendors' leader killed at protest in Cuernavaca city Gunmen killed a Mexican union official apparently accompanying protesting street vendors early Wednesday outside city hall in the south-central city of Cuernavaca, and a second man died and a TV cameraman and another victim were wounded, officials sa...
05:34, 05/09/2019

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Protest and pageantry: Donald Trump's state visit, day one – in pictures The red carpet has been rolled out for the US president’s three-day state visit. He landed at Stansted airport and headed to Buckingham Palace for an official welcome and a day of engagements culminating in a state banquet Continue reading......
01:34, 06/04/2019

Hundreds march to protest Alabama abortion ban at state capital The demonstration came days after Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most stringent abortion law in the nation— making performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases unless necessary for the mother’s health. The law provides no exception for rape and ince...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Serb nationalists protest over Kosovo Albanian culture festival Dozens of Serb ultranationalists protested on Wednesday against a festival promoting Kosovan Albanian culture in Belgrade, a day after Serbia ordered its troops on full alert following an incident involving Kosovo's police and ethnic Serbs....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Hardline Myanmar monk's supporters protest arrest warrant Hundreds of supporters of Myanmar nationalist monk Wirathu protested at the country's most sacred Buddhist pagoda on Thursday against a warrant issued for his arrest to face sedition charges....
18:34, 05/30/2019

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
11:17, 06/09/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens stability: TV Sudan's military rulers on Thursday said that a protest encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to stability after a military vehicle was attacked and seized....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Shooting at Mexican protest kills 2 union leaders, injures others MEXICO CITY — A union official accompanying protesting street vendors was shot to death Wednesday during the demonstration outside city hall in the south-central Mexico city of Cuernavaca, and another trade unionist also was killed, officials said. A...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Czechs demand prime minister's resignation in massive protest Protesters at the rally in Prague urged Prime Minister Babis to resign amid allegations that he illegally profited from EU funds. It was one of the largest protests in the Czech Republic since the fall of Communism....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Extinction Rebellion founder cleared over King's College protest Jury finds Roger Hallam not guilty of causing damage after spray painting building’s wallThe founder of Extinction Rebellion has been cleared by a jury of all charges relating to a protest against fossil fuels in what campaigners say is a historic mo...
01:17, 05/10/2019

The Trump Baby Blimp review – triumph of protest art or big bag of wind? Skies over LondonIt’s reaching national treasure status and the Museum of London is after it. But is the joke on us? Donald Trump is a gift to caricaturists – and not just because of his unreal yellow quiff and angry orange face. He is a satirist’s d...
14:00, 06/05/2019

US Will Lodge Formal Protest With Russia Over Naval Encounter Near China The United States said on Friday it would lodge a formal diplomatic "demarche" protest to Russia over what it called an unsafe and unprofessional naval maneuver by one its warships in the East China......
22:51, 06/07/2019

Hundreds Arrested in Kazakhstan as Demonstrators Protest Presidential Vote (MOSCOW) — Police detained hundreds of people in Kazakhstan amid unauthorized protests of a presidential election Sunday that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy. Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the...
10:34, 06/10/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
12:51, 06/03/2019

| Sudan protest leaders say accord with army on transitional authority Sudan's protest leaders says they have reached a breakthrough agreement with the country's military rulers on transitional authorities to run the country....
09:17, 05/14/2019

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
21:00, 06/09/2019

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
20:34, 06/09/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Jeremy Corbyn to lead massive protest against Trump in London Jeremy Corbyn will lead a protest of thousands raging against President Trump in London on Tuesday after the British labor leader snubbed the president at a formal banquet hosted by the Queen. Corbyn — who aspires to become the UK’s next prime minist...
01:17, 06/04/2019

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
16:51, 06/09/2019

At Least 30 Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudan’s ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power as security forces overran the main sit-in site in the capital early Monday, unleashing furious volleys of gunfire, burning down te...
01:34, 06/04/2019

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest law to allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and businessmen off Hong Kong’s streets without the legal cover of extradition proceedings....
14:34, 06/09/2019

Cruise ships target of Venice protest after canal crash VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon. The protest Saturday was galvanized by a crash six days earlier involving a cruise ship that struck a much sma...
22:00, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Opponents of Alabama anti-abortion bill protest MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Alabama Senate taking up a proposed abortion ban (all times local): 6:45 p.m. About 50 opponents of a bill that would severely restrict abortion in Alabama are demonstrating outside the Statehouse as legislat...
01:51, 05/15/2019

USWNT’s Megan Rapinoe says she’s a ‘walking protest’ of the Trump administration No longer allowed to kneel during the anthem before national team games, the outspoken midfielder claims that just being herself is a rebuke to the administration....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Sudan: key protest group calls for nationwide 'civil disobedience' Sudanese Professionals Association says action will start on Sunday and end ‘when a civilian government announces itself’ A key protest group has announced a nationwide “civil disobedience” campaign it said would run until Sudan’s ruling generals tra...
06:34, 06/09/2019

Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protest MOSCOW (AP) — A group that monitors police actions and political repression in Russia says at least 12 people have been detained in Russia’s fourth-largest city while protesting plans to start construction of a cathedral in a city park. Hundred...
01:51, 05/15/2019

With Sudan talks deadlocked, protest group calls strike Sudan's main protest group called on Tuesday for a general strike, saying two late-night negotiation sessions with the military had failed to reach a deal on how to lead the country after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Sydney Harbour Bridge protest: 13 arrested in climate demonstration Greenpeace supporters abseil off bridge unfurling banners calling on political parties to declare a ‘climate emergency’ Thirteen people have been arrested after environmental activists abseiled off the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand action on climat...
05:34, 05/14/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
03:17, 06/08/2019

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in an apparent show of support for the government of the self-ruled island, which China claims as its own...
11:34, 05/23/2019

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much longer? Many in this city fear Beijing’s increasingly heavy influence is starting to stifle their fr...
19:17, 06/02/2019

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as Nazarbayev successor as hundreds protest The designated successor of former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev has won the presidency in a vote overshadowed by the arrests of more than 500 protesters. Nazarbayev stepped down in March after decades in power....
10:17, 06/10/2019

Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent....
23:00, 06/07/2019

Protest in Hungary over govt plan to seize research network A few thousand mostly academics and students held a protest march against a plan by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to seize control of the research network of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Injured gilets jaunes protest in Paris against police violence ‘March of the mutilated’ calls for ban on use of explosive grenades and rubber bulletsAbout 200 gilets jaunes have staged a “march of the mutilated” through central Paris. Among them were people seriously injured in demonstrations since the movement ...
21:17, 06/02/2019

Sudan forces try to disperse protest camp by force: live TV Sudanese security forces entered the site of a sit-in in central Khartoum early on Monday amid gunfire, witnesses and Arab television stations said, in what activists said called an attempt to disperse the protest outside the Defence Ministry....
07:00, 06/03/2019

350 detained after yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people....
20:51, 05/26/2019

Gunfire, Blasts in Sudan's Capital as Protest Site Raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan's capital early Monday, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against a sit-in camp where protesters have demanded an end to military rule....
07:34, 06/03/2019

| WATCH: Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flood the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement and to denounce violence against women....
14:51, 06/04/2019

Gunfire, blasts in Sudan’s capital as protest site raided Explosions and machine gunfire were heard in Sudan’s capital, and troops blocked roads in an apparent move against protesters demanding an end to military rule...
08:34, 06/03/2019

Sudan's military rulers say protest site threatens country: TV Sudan's Transitional Council on Thursday accused protesters of seizing a vehicle belonging to the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces and said an encampment outside the Defence Ministry in central Khartoum has become a threat to the country....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Five Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke ...
11:34, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Woman facing felony charges in Bezos protest LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A judge in Las Vegas says a California animal rights activist can be freed fr...
01:51, 06/08/2019

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
00:00, 06/10/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets HONG KONG (AP) — A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges. The massive protest Sunday is tak...
12:17, 06/09/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows over a proposed law that would allow extradition to the mainland....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong protest activists reject apology Pro-democracy activists helping to drive mass protests in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law have rejected an apology issued by the city’s top local leader...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Standoff With Police After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. The police responded with tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets....
15:00, 06/12/2019

Poles stage banana protest over removal of 'indecent' artwork Around 1,000 people, many eating bananas to make their point, protested in front of Warsaw's National Museum on Monday over a decision last week to remove artworks deemed "indecent" by the museum's director....
23:00, 04/29/2019

House GOP education bill moving forward as teachers protest CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite teacher protests, Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates have advanced their wide-ranging education proposal to allow the state’s first charter schools. Lawmakers in the GOP-controlled chamber on Mo...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Huge crowds join protest sit-in against Sudan's military leaders Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over power to a civilian government....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Students protest as high school senior faces deportation PHOENIX — A high school football player who has been in the US since he was a toddler was in custody for possible deportation to his native Mexico, prompting a protest Monday by classmates outside an Arizona sheriff’s office. Thomas Torres, who is sc...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Arizona Students Protest Border Patrol Detention of Classmate More than 100 classmates called for the release of Thomas Torres-Maytorena, 18, who was detained last week after the authorities say he “indicated” he had an “overstayed visa.”...
23:51, 05/07/2019

Extinction Rebellion postpones Heathrow drone protest plan LONDON (AP) — The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London’s Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians and police. The group that demands faster action against climate ...
14:34, 06/16/2019

5 Villages In UP Threaten To Boycott Polls To Protest Water Shortage Facing acute water shortage throughout the year owing to government apathy, voters of five villages in the Jhansi-Lalitpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh have threatened to boycott elections on April......
19:34, 04/28/2019

Poles stage protest rally in support of LGBT activist Hundreds of Polish gay rights activists staged a protest rally on Tuesday evening over the brief detention of a woman who posted images near a church of the Virgin Mary with her halo painted to resemble the rainbow flag of the LGBT community....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Philippine official seeks strong protest over boat sinking Philippine defense chief will recommend a strongly worded diplomatic protest after a fishing boat was hit in the South China Sea by a suspected Chinese vessel that abandoned the crew of sinking boat...
04:51, 06/13/2019

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike that has crippled medical services in the state....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Teens stand in cage outside U.N. building to protest U.S. immigration policy Teenagers stood inside a metal cage outside U.N. headquarters in Geneva on Monday to punctuate a protest by American and Mexican activists demanding that migrant children in U.S. custody be reunited with parents seeking asylum....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Nuclear sub service at Westminster Abbey draws peace protest British royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering to mark half a century of a nuclear-armed Britain — though organizers insist they are not thanking God for atomic weapons...
17:34, 05/03/2019

1,200 Doctors Of Chandigarh's PGIMER Protest Kolkata Hospital Violence Over 1,200 resident doctors at Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) held a demonstration to express solidarity with their protesting counterparts in Kolkata....
17:00, 06/14/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni detained over protest A Ugandan court ordered on Monday the detention of a pop star and lawmaker who wants to unseat veteran leader Yoweri Musaveni at the next election on charges of having organized a demonstration last year against a new tax on social media users....
20:00, 04/29/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the prop...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Vatican women's magazine hires new team after protest resignations Founder Lucetta Scaraffia quit over ‘climate of distrust’ after magazine revealed abuse of nunsThe Vatican has unveiled a new editorial committee for its women’s magazine following the sudden resignation of its former editor and other members over an...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Ferrari set to drop protest, seek review of Canada penalty Ferrari will not formally appeal the penalty that cost Sebastian Vettel victory in the Canadian Grand Prix, sources said on Thursday, but could still seek a review of the decision by presenting fresh evidence....
15:51, 06/13/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
07:17, 05/07/2019

UEFA rejects Portugal protest over Brazil-born Ukrainian UEFA has dismissed protests by defending champion Portugal and Luxembourg about Ukraine fielding Brazil-born forward Junior Moraes in European Championship qualifying games        ...
11:51, 05/03/2019

Brazilians stage general strike to protest pension overhaul Thousands of people filled the streets of Brazil's main cities Friday, and schools, banks and some public transportation shut down, as Brazilians angry over a pension reform and budget cuts held the first general strike of far-right President Jair Bo...
07:34, 06/15/2019

Xi Jinping praises a historic student protest. It could never happen today In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against the government....
09:34, 04/30/2019

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts....
06:34, 06/14/2019

Czechs protest for second week against new justice minister over meddling fears Thousands of Czechs filled the center of Prague and other cities for a second week in a row to protest against the appointment of a new justice minister who they say they fear could meddle with a criminal case involving the prime minister....
00:34, 05/07/2019

Uber drivers set to protest around the world ahead of the company's $90 billion IPO Drivers are also expected to stage protests against Uber and Lyft in at least eight cities around the U.S., including New York, Chicago and San Francisco....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Brazil's indigenous tribes protest Bolsonaro assimilation plan Thousands of people representing the more than 300 tribes native to Brazil marched to government offices in Brasilia on Friday to protest the policies of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that threaten their reservation lands....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
02:34, 04/29/2019

Sudanese protest group says military council 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) appeared "not serious" about transferring power to civilians....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Hundreds protest against plans to drill in Great Australian Bight Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young says most South Australians do not want oil drilling in Great Australian BightHundreds of people have gathered on an Adelaide beach to protest against Norwegian energy giant Equinor’s plans to drill in the Great Aust...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Czech Republic: Thousands protest replacement of justice minister Thousands of Czechs have rallied to protest the planned appointment of the country's new justice minister. Protesters say proposed new minister Marie Benesova is too close to the current president and prime minister....
18:17, 05/01/2019

‘SOTC’: Jefferson County Educators Lead Pension Protest Efforts (LEX 18) — On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 looks at the pension crisis. One group of teachers was noticeably in Frankfort protesting potential changes more than others: educators from Jefferson County. There were sev...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Peace activists protest nuclear-arms service at London abbey LONDON (AP) — Royalty, politicians and military chiefs are gathering at Westminster Abbey to mark half a century of Britain’s sea-borne nuclear arms program — though organizers insist they are not thanking God for atomic weapons. Prince William...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Sudan Opposition Chief Demands Unbiased Probe On Protest Crackdown Sudan's veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called on Friday for an "objective" international investigation into last week's deadly crackdown on protesters, after the ruling military council......
23:51, 06/14/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws Actor provokes storm with call to regain ‘bodily autonomy’GOP-held legislatures in quest to overturn Roe v WadeThe actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against strict abortion ...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Woman facing felony charges in Jeff Bezos protest in Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms. Court filings sho...
21:51, 06/07/2019

Algerians hold anti-government protest, jump on police vans Protesters flooded the streets of Algeria for the 13th straight Friday, climbing atop police vans that were blocking the main demonstration site in the capital in a bold show of defiance....
20:34, 05/17/2019

Saudi Arabia is trying to execute teen, 18, arrested for participating in protest when he was 11: reports Saudi Arabia is trying to execute an 18-year-old who was arrested at the age of 13 for participating in anti-government protests, Amnesty International announced Friday....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Sudanese forces disperse protest in Khartoum North: Reuters witness Sudanese police and Rapid Support Forces used tear gas on Monday to disperse dozens of protesters in Khartoum North and removed barriers they had set up on a main street leading to the heart of the capital, a Reuters witness said....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament early on Monday after what had been a peaceful million-strong protest against an extradition bill descended into running clashes between police and protesters....
22:34, 06/09/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday to confirm Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the ...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have taken to the streets of Brazil for their latest mass protest against what they call far-ri...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Sudanese General Strike Launched to Protest Violent Military Crackdown (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Shops were closed and streets were empty across Sudan on Sunday, the first day of a general strike called for the start of the workweek by protest leaders demanding the resignation of the ruling military council. The Sudanes...
20:00, 06/09/2019

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
03:00, 06/09/2019

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s sole landfill, insisting that it poses serious risks...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Sudan protest leaders call for civil disobedience against military rulers One of Sudan's biggest pro-democracy groups says people should pile pressure on the country's military rulers. The call came days after the military killed dozens at a pro-democracy sit-in in the capital....
07:00, 06/09/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership in years....
16:17, 06/09/2019

Labour MP reported to chief whip for backing anti-LGBT protest A Labour MP has been reported to the party's chief whip for telling campaigners protesting against LGBT teaching at a primary school "you're right"....
11:51, 06/09/2019

Greenpeace activists climb Sydney Harbour Bridge in climate protest Police arrested 13 people on Tuesday after they scaled the Sydney Harbour Bridge to demand Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take emergency action to address climate change....
12:18, 05/14/2019

Government Blames Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Protest Spreads: 10 Points Scores of doctors across several states have boycotted work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur......
10:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
22:51, 06/09/2019

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
05:51, 06/10/2019

Poles Are Posting Photos of Themselves Eating Bananas to Protest Government Censorship (WARSAW, Poland) — Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973...
19:34, 04/29/2019

Israel kills two militants in Gaza; one Palestinian killed in border protest Israel killed two Hamas militants in air strikes on Gaza on Friday, and one Palestinian protester was killed in clashes with Israeli forces along the enclave's border....
23:34, 05/03/2019

Mamata Banerjee's Nephew, Medical Student, Seen At Doctors' Protest Rally West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abesh Banerjee, who is a medical student, on Friday came out in support of the protesting doctors at the state-run hospitals....
13:51, 06/14/2019

Greenpeace activists scale Sydney Harbour Bridge in climate protest Three Greenpeace activists were hanging from ropes under Sydney Harbour Bridge on Tuesday as part of a protest to demand that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison take "emergency" action on climate change....
01:51, 05/14/2019

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plummeted ahead of an election later this year....
12:34, 05/30/2019

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
07:51, 06/08/2019

'We Want YouTube to Remove Crowder': Googlers Gear Up to Protest at Pride Events YouTube dug a great big hole for itself earlier this week when its PR bungled its response to the ongoing harassment of a journalist by a far-right pundit. Internally, the backlash from employees at its parent company is growing as LGBTQ and allied w...
12:17, 06/08/2019

Protest overshadow inauguration as Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off 45th edition of Buenos Aires International Book Fair began Thursday, with opening speeches from Culture Secretary Pablo Avelluto and international feminist scholar Rita Segato....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Lebanon rugby league players threatened with jail over planned protest Robbie Farah responds by suggesting boycottDispute over governing body’s board electionsThe Lebanon Rugby League Federation has threatened Cedars players with jail, fines and suspension if they follow through with a protest during Saturday’s Test wit...
07:34, 06/19/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute over who is the legitimate leader of the South American nation....
05:34, 05/15/2019

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
07:34, 06/12/2019

Uber and Lyft strikes: US drivers stop taking rides in protest over pay Actions in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego and PhiladelphiaStoppages vary from two hours to whole dayRideshare drivers are striking and protesting in major cities across the United States, with many participating in a 24-hour strike of the Uber and ...
19:17, 05/08/2019

Arizona students march to protest football player's potential deportation Thomas Torres has been in the US since he was a toddler and will miss his graduation to appear in immigration court on 22 MayAn Arizona high school senior who has been in the US since he was a toddler was arrested and faces deportation to Mexico, spa...
01:17, 05/08/2019

Italy unions refuse to load Saudi ship in protest over Yemen war Italian unions refused on Monday to load electricity generators onto a Saudi Arabian ship with weapons on board in a protest against the war in Yemen....
15:51, 05/20/2019

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect is the framing of an investigative journalist on drug charges....
19:17, 06/10/2019

30 years after Tiananmen Square made history, US and China still clash over protest Thirty years after the "June 4th incident," as the crackdown on Tiananmen Square protests is known in China, that nation and the U.S. remain at odds over what it meant then and what it means now.        ...
22:34, 06/04/2019

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow until after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed until later this year a plan to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport using drones and published on Sunday more details of the protest action in a bid to allay public safety fears....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Protest: Organizers Claim Record Turnout of Nearly 2 Million The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, massive crowds of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill complete...
18:17, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
17:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed the former British colony to its biggest political crisis in years. A march to protest the measure dr...
23:34, 06/10/2019

South Dakota governor, Oglala Sioux in pipeline protest law standoff The Oglala Sioux and South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem are each waiting for the other side to make a move to resolve a disagreement over anti-protest legislation that led to the tribe banning the governor from one of the largest reservations in the Unite...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, more than 35 people killed: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday and opposition-linked medics said more than 35 people were killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Students storm out of Colorado school shooting vigil in protest of politicians Survivors of a Colorado school shooting walked out of vigil for their slain classmate on Wednesday night in protest of politicians and other groups using it as a platform for gun control, a local report said. The students from STEM High School, where...
11:17, 05/09/2019

Are Uber and Lyft Drivers Gaming Surge Pricing to Protest Getting Screwed Over on Pay? Despite policies that prohibit the manipulation of rideshare apps, drivers for Uber and Lyft are reportedly working together to coordinate price surges at Reagan National Airport to earn a higher fare.Read more......
11:00, 05/21/2019

Trump baby blimp flies again in London with thousands set to protest UK visit A 20-foot-tall blimp depicting President Donald Trump as a baby was raised Tuesday morning in London, with thousands expected to protest against the U.S. president's state visit to the U.K....
12:51, 06/04/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPEC-member nation....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Thousands flood London streets to protest Trump’s state visit The pomp and circumstance of President Trump’s three-day state visit to the UK turned into protests as he met with outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. Thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of London, bringing traffic to a standstill a...
15:34, 06/04/2019

Nike Ditches Shoe Design After Panama's Indigenous Guna Protest US sportswear giant Nike said Tuesday it was withdrawing its latest shoe after Panama's indigenous Guna community accused it of "pirating" a protected traditional design....
11:51, 05/22/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, 13 people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least 13 people were reported killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
12:34, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order amid calls for protesters to begin gathering Tuesd...
13:51, 06/11/2019

Sudanese forces storm protest camp, nine people dead: medics Security forces stormed a protest camp in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday morning and at least nine people were reported to have been killed in the worst violence since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April....
12:17, 06/03/2019

Nude models gather in NYC to protest Facebook and Instagram's female nipple ban An artist commissioned a nude protest in New York City on Sunday which sought to highlight Instagram and Facebook's ban on photos showing female nipples....
06:17, 06/03/2019

The Handmaid's Tale's Ann Dowd Says 'Put Your Phone Down and Protest' New Anti-Abortion Laws The Handmaid’s Tale has entered its third season—and is starting to feel more like a plausible warning than a dystopian nightmare, as more states, like Georgia, continue to sign laws restricting access to safe and legal abortions. Now, the woman who ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Thousands of people protest against Donald Trump's state visit – video Trafalgar Square in central London became the focal point for tens of thousands of anti-Trump protesters on Tuesday. The US president dismissed the demonstrations as 'fake news', saying they were very small, while claiming thousands had lined the str...
20:51, 06/04/2019

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
08:17, 06/15/2019

Activists protest in Mendoza to demand justice in clergy sex abuse case Prosecutors say that members of the clergy abused at least 20 children at the Provolo Institute in Mendoza province. The case has caused a worldwide uproar and more than a dozen people face charges....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers going on strike in at least 8 cities to protest low wages, job insecurity Uber and Lyft drivers in cities across the country plan to strike Wednesday to protest low pay among several other labor concerns. The strike is timed to coincide with Uber’s IPO filing on Friday. The flashiest new tech stock to hit the market, Uber ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
09:51, 06/10/2019

Alyssa Milano Calls for Sex Strike to Protest Strict Abortion Laws Actress Alyssa Milano ignited social media with a tweet Friday night calling for women to join her in a sex strike to protest strict abortion bans passed by Republican-controlled legislatures. The former star of “Charmed” and “Melro...
00:17, 05/12/2019

Alyssa Milano calls for a sex strike to protest Georgia's oppressive new abortion law American politics took a nasty (if painfully not unprecedented) lurch toward Gilead this week, when Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that would, starting in 2020, ban abortions in the state if a fetal heartbeat was detected—i.e., at...
01:17, 05/12/2019

Activists push Sunday protest despite Hong Kong bill delay Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
03:34, 06/16/2019

Government's Big Change As Southern States Protest Hindi-In-Schools Plan The government has tweaked its draft education policy after an outcry over a three-language plan that required children in southern states to compulsorily learn Hindi. In the new draft National......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests turned violent....
08:17, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
11:17, 06/10/2019

Adult performers to protest Instagram's nude photo rules at company HQ Artists, activists and models join in condemning confusing guidelines leading to account suspensionsDozens of adult performers are set to picket Instagram’s Silicon Valley headquarters over guidelines about photos containing nudity. The inconsistency...
12:34, 06/19/2019

In Peaceful Protest, Jet Airways Staff Requests Centre To Save Airline On Labour Day, we have gathered for a peaceful protest. We did not get our salaries for two months. Our mediclaim policy had also lapsed, one of the jet Airways employee said....
11:34, 05/01/2019

Man charged after woman struck by horse at anti-Adani protest in central Queensland Horse rider allegedly knocked over a woman in her 60s after riding through a crowd in Clermont ShowgroundA man who rode a horse through an anti-Adani protest has been charged after he allegedly knocked over and injured a woman in central Queensland.T...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Several hundred thousand people jammed Hong Kong's streets on Sunday in the biggest rally for years to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Google Workers Protest Alleged Company Retaliation Six Months After Massive Walkout In November, thousands of Google staffers walked out of their offices around the world to protest how the company handled alleged misconduct by several top executives. It marked what’s likely the largest collective action of tech workers to date. And...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Man fatally shot in Memphis identified: Angry crowds protest in Frayser neighborhood Several gunshots could be heard, and protesters yelled and threw rocks as patrol cars passed through the standoff. Brandon Webber was killed.        ...
18:51, 06/13/2019

Russian police arrest Navalny ally Leonid Volkov over protest rally A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protest laws....
15:51, 05/21/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
08:51, 06/17/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
22:51, 06/13/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
16:17, 05/21/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
18:51, 06/10/2019

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
04:34, 06/14/2019

RPT-Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong on Friday as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
08:34, 06/14/2019

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of human rights and director of the Netherlands Institute of Human RightsThe massive demonstrations of rec...
16:51, 06/18/2019

Parents, kids protest development at site of old thermometer factory over mercury fears Lower Manhattan moms are feverishly fighting the Howard Hughes Corp. over its plans to dig up and develop the site of a former thermometer factory — possibly exposing school kids across the street to long-buried mercury. They’re worried that work at ...
03:51, 05/19/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest "polarizing" extradition bill in rare march More than 3,000 Hong Kong lawyers held a rare protest march on Thursday against a proposed extradition bill that could see individuals sent to China to face trial in what the last British governor said would be a "terrible blow" to the rule of law....
15:17, 06/06/2019

He told students to protest Alabama's abortion ban. The University returned his $21.5M gift. The University of Alabama may return a philanthropist's donation after he called on students to protest the state's abortion ban.        ...
19:34, 06/07/2019

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
00:17, 06/07/2019

Extinction Rebellion delays drone protest at Britain's Heathrow till after summer Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion has postponed to later this year a plan to use drones to shut down Britain's Heathrow Airport, saying it had designed new tactics to allay public fears over safety....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong extradition bill: Thousands march in large-scale protest Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in Hong Kong as campaigners look to keep the pressure on the government, despite a move by the city's embattled leader to suspend a controversial extradition bill....
13:34, 06/16/2019

Emily Ratajkowski poses naked in protest of Alabama's abortion bill passing Emily Ratajkowski is using her social media platform to voice her outrage over the recent passing of the bill in Alabama which makes nearly all abortions in the state illegal and make performing one a felony....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win votes in key seats in South Australia and Victoria has prompted both major parties to make changes ...
22:51, 05/16/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
15:51, 04/29/2019

Opposition Leaders Stage Protest Demanding Complete Farm Loan Waiver Opposition lawmakers in Maharashtra today staged a protest here alleging agrarian crisis in the state and made a strong pitch for complete farm loan waiver....
11:17, 06/18/2019

Hundreds protest plan to release convicted killer of 16-year-old New York girl Hundreds of people marched silently through the streets of a suburban New York town in the dark on Saturday with candles illuminating the path taken by a 16-year-old girl who was brutally murdered as she walked home from the library nearly 40 years a...
18:34, 06/16/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
14:00, 06/08/2019

Unwelcome guests: moped riders protest as Amsterdam drives them from bike lanes Dutch capital steps its pro-cycling reputation up a gear with new regulations – and not everyone is happyConvoys of mopeds speed down Amsterdam’s bike lanes, beeping their horns and flouting their bare heads. This isn’t some strange Dutch festival, t...
11:17, 06/04/2019

Students stage walkout at Illinois high school in protest over blackface videos About 1,000 students walked out of their Illinois high school on Tuesday after four male pupils wore blackface and made derogatory comments in videos posted to social media, school officials said....
20:51, 05/01/2019

Detroit police chief faces backlash over neo-Nazi protest at Pride event James Craig was criticized after officers escorted National Socialist Movement members who carried weapons at Motor City PrideDetroit’s black police chief is under fire over his department’s handling of a neo-Nazi group’s protest of a LGBTQ Pride fes...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill amid protest pressure Carrie Lam says legislation that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China ‘caused a lot of division’Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, has suspended indefinitely efforts to pass a controversial new extradition law, after a week of mass protests...
16:17, 06/15/2019

Clad in green, film crew protest Argentina abortion law on Cannes red carpet Waving green scarves and chanting "solidarity for women", an Argentine film crew and several dozen campaigners turned the Cannes red carpet into a protest on Saturday as they showcased a documentary looking at the highly-charged issue of abortion....
04:17, 05/19/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
13:51, 06/12/2019

Russian Police Arrest Hundreds at Protest, Including Navalny, After Reporter’s Release Riot police dragged demonstrators from the crowd and arrested news photographers and reporters at a protest called to support the journalist Ivan Golunov, who had been detained and abruptly freed....
20:00, 06/12/2019

Iranian students protest college's compulsory hijab policy and 'morality' enforcers Students of Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. They scuffled with counter-protesters....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Paris' Louvre museum reopens one day after workers walk out to protest overcrowding The museum, which houses the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, was shut down Tuesday after employees walked out to protest overcrowding.        ...
16:51, 05/29/2019

Los Angeles mayor declares city a Clippers town, while Lakers fan plans protest The Los Angeles Clippers appear to have everything going in their favor while the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly set to face protests outside the Staples Center on Friday....
02:34, 05/11/2019

Manchester City protest innocence to Uefa amid Champions League ban threat • City say they have ‘comprehensive proof’ of their innocence• Uefa investigatory body members feel City have case to answerManchester City say they have provided “comprehensive proof” of their innocence to the Uefa body investigating allegations of ...
16:17, 05/14/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pr...
20:00, 06/09/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Israelis protest plan to give Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court Opposition protesters have vowed not to let Benjamin Netanyahu undermine democracy, as they rallied against plans to grant the prime minister immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
05:17, 05/26/2019

Mary Honeyball quits Labour party in protest over Europe and anti-Semitism Jeremy Corbyn suffered a new blow today as one of London's longest serving MEPs quit the Labour Party in protest at the party's shift to the left under his leadership....
15:17, 05/24/2019

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back con...
06:17, 06/10/2019

Speeding, congestion and protest: the dark side of Scotland’s North Coast 500 route For locals, the phenomenal success of this driving route means blocked roads, a racetrack mentality and mess, rather than the promised benefits to businessAt Bettyhill General Merchants, a convenience store and post office in a remote village on Scot...
09:17, 05/25/2019

Alyssa Milano called for a ‘sex strike’ to protest anti-abortion laws. It didn’t go over well. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," Alyssa Milano tweeted. "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back."...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Uber, Lyft strike hits LA, NYC, Boston, Chicago as drivers protest low wages Drivers are unhappy with pay and work conditions at a time when Uber and Lyft are trying lure investors.        ...
17:51, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite protests from an estimated crowd of more than a milli...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for contempt of court, ruling out any motive other than ensuring a "deterrent sentence"....
12:17, 05/16/2019