Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has cancelled a trip to New York, where he was due to be honored as the person of the year, after weeks of protests prompted several sponsors to boycott the gala.
Paris riot police fired teargas as they squared off against hardline demonstrators among tens of thousands of May Day protesters, who flooded the city Wednesday in a test for France's zero-tolerance policy on street violence.
Thousands of protesters demanding an end to military rule flocked to the sit-in outside Sudan's Defense Ministry on Friday, in the biggest turnout in the center of the capital since last week when former president Omar al-Bashir was ousted and a military council took over.
Sudan's military rulers have transferred ousted president Omar al-Bashir to prison, a family source said Wednesday, as demonstrators keep up their sit-in outside the army complex calling for a swift transfer to civilian government.
Sudan state television said on Thursday that the armed forces would make an important announcement soon, amid speculation that a coup attempt could be underway against President Omar al-Bashir following months of protests against his 30-year rule.
A school in Britain's second largest city of Birmingham has decided to indefinitely suspend lessons on normalizing gay marriage in the face of continued protests by Muslim parents who believe the program is harmful for their children.
Sudanese police fired tear gas Monday at hundreds of protesters in the capital Khartoum against a state of emergency imposed by President Omar al-Bashir to end rallies against his rule, witnesses said.
The Qatari government has accused Bahrain of violating its airspace in a rare such reaction since relations were severed two years ago over a diplomatic standoff between Arab states in the Persian Gulf region.