Usually a star-studded show, the Tokyo Olympics opened with a quieter ceremony. National teams paraded to a nearly empty stadium. It was noisier outside, as protests against holding the games in the middle of a pandemic continued. Only 23% of…
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran, Tommy Walters
Police are out in force tonight in Havana, Cuba, after thousands of protesters rose up Sunday, taking to the streets across the country in the largest demonstrations against communist rule in a generation. Nick Schifrin begins our coverage, and talks…
By Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press
He ended the country's participation in the Council of Europe's Istanbul Convention through a surprise overnight decree in March, prompting condemnation from women's rights groups and western countries.
By Ilan Ben Zion, Associated Press
Hundreds of Israeli ultranationalists, some chanting "Death to Arabs," paraded in east Jerusalem in a show of force that threatened to spark renewed violence just weeks after a war with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Police in Ohio's capital city ran “amok” last year when responding to demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutality by using physical violence, tear gas and pepper spray against protestors without provocation, a federal judge said Friday in a ruling…
By Jim Heintz, Daria Litvinova, Associated Press
Thousands of supporters of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny marched through central Moscow as part of nationwide demonstrations calling for his freedom as his health reportedly is in severe decline while on a hunger strike.
By Sara Burnett, Michael Tarm, Associated Press
Viewers reacted with a mix of outrage and grief to newly released bodycam video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old less than a second after the boy dropped a handgun, turned toward the officer and began…
By Todd Richmond, Mohamed Ibrahim, Associated Press
Brooklyn Center Mayor Mike Elliott said at a news conference that he doesn't agree with police using pepper spray, tear gas and paintballs during demonstrations.
By Associated Press
The ministry says the man died after being shot in the head on Friday in the village of Beit Dagan, near the northern city of Nablus.
Violence has returned to Myanmar after demonstrators protesting last month’s military coup held small, peaceful marches before dawn and avoided confrontations with security forces.
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