Thursday, August 27
Tension prevails in India's Gujarat state where two days of caste-related violence has left eight people dead.
Wednesday, October 15
In the most intense confrontation since the early days of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, hundreds of police officers used pepper spray in the early hours of Wednesday to scatter hundreds of demonstrators who had barricaded a harbor-front road overnight.
Sunday, September 28
Police are in a tense standoff in Hong Kong with tens of thousands of pro-democracy student demonstrators, recently joined by the like-minded Occupy Central movement, which has announced the formal start of a campaign of civil disobedience in the Chinese territory.
Tuesday, September 23
Turkey has begun to close some of its border crossings with Syria after about 130,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country over the weekend.
Friday, February 21
KIEV, Ukraine — Security forces fired on masses of antigovernment demonstrators in Kiev on Thursday in a drastic escalation of the three-month-old crisis that left dozens dead and Ukraine reeling from the most lethal day of violence since Soviet times.
Thursday, February 20
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine spiraled deeper into disarray on Wednesday as the government of President Viktor F. Yanukovych and several thousand grimly determined protesters, along with their supporters in Russia and Europe, faced off in a confrontation over the fate of this fractured country of 46 million.
Tuesday, February 18
Several thousand anti-government protesters clashed with police near Ukraine’s parliament on Tuesday, torching a police truck and hurling stones in the first real violence in the capital Kiev in more than three weeks.