More than 250 are arrested at an anti-government protest that turns violent in Moscow. CNN's Phil Black reports.
Opposition groups said Saturday that a protester died after clashes with security forces, amid claims the government is cracking down on demonstrations ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Thousands of mourners defied government forces and took to the streets Friday in Salmabad, Bahrain, to attend the funeral of Ahmed Ismaeel, who was killed last week in anti-government protests, witnesses told CNN.
Protests marking "Land Day" turn violent at the Israel-West Bank border. CNN's Matthew Chance reports
One man died and dozens more were injured Friday as Israeli forces and Palestinian demonstrators clashed in Gaza and the West Bank during protests to mark Land Day, Palestinian medical sources said.
Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Senegal Sunday, a week before the country's presidential elections.
A Senegal court election ruling sparked outbreaks of rioting in Dakar. CNN's Erroll Barnett explains why.
Nine people died over two days in clashes between Egyptian police and protesters amid reports of inadequate security at a soccer match that devolved into a riot in which 79 fans were killed, officials said Friday.
Oakland City Hall reopened Monday after municipal employees worked to clean up damage they said was caused over the weekend by Occupy protesters, about 400 of whom were arrested following clashes with police in the Northern California city.
Occupy activists tossed pipes, bottles, burning flares and other objects Saturday at Oakland police, who responded by using tear gas and smoke grenades and arresting more than 100 demonstrators, city and police officials said.
Nigerians took to the streets for the second day of a nationwide strike Tuesday, showing their anger over a government decision that has more than doubled fuel prices in the largely impoverished country.
A 16-year-old boy was killed at an anti-government demonstration in the city of Sitra on Saturday, Bahrain's largest opposition bloc said.
A major Darfur rebel leader and some of his top commanders have been killed, a Sudanese army spokesman announced on state-run radio Sunday.
Excerpt from CNNI year-end special "Defining Moments 2011." The once-cowed and silent people of Egypt find their voice.
Amnesty International is demanding the United States stop allowing the export of arms and riot-control material to Egypt, where security forces have cracked down on protests.
Riot police and protesters clashed Tuesday in central Athens as a student rally was held to mark the third anniversary of the fatal shooting of a teenager by police.
Greek Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos looks to the future for Greece's tourism.
Military police poured into Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday in hopes of stopping clashes between protesters and police, as the Egyptian government said a truce had been declared through a group of clerics.
Dawn broke over central Cairo Tuesday, revealing thousands of demonstrators sleeping on the lawns, sidewalks and streets of Tahrir Square.
Egypt's military accepts Cabinet resignations as clashes continue in Cairo. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.
The leader of the moderate Islamist party that won Tunisian elections appealed for calm after protests flared in the city regarded as the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
More Occupy Wall Street protests were scheduled in New York on Thursday, a day after demonstrators marched to support an Iraq war veteran who was hurt in California.
'Occupy' protestors rally in support of Iraq War veteran Scott Olsen who was injured at a demonstration in Oakland.
Police used tear gas on protesters as they tried to remove them from City Hall in Oakland, California.
Authorities made a series of arrests at Occupy Wall Street protests in California and Georgia on Tuesday and Wednesday, with clashes in one city that involved tear gas being used on demonstrators.
Clashes between protesters and police extended into a second day in Bahrain on Saturday, following the burial of a man who died in questionable circumstances this week.
Riot police clashed Friday in suburbs across Bahrain's capital of Manama with thousands of demonstrators enraged at the government's denial of responsibility in the death of a 14-year-old boy, a human rights advocate in the Arab nation said.
Members of Turkey's Kurdish ethnic minority clashed with police Thursday.
Mounting tensions between the government and members of Turkey's Kurdish ethnic minority erupted on the streets of the country's largest city Thursday, after Kurdish activists clashed with riot police at a protest organized by the main Kurdish nationalist political party.
A teenager's death triggers further clashes in Bahrain. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Thousands of people took to the streets in Bahrain Thursday as the funeral took place for a 14-year-old boy whose death a day earlier sparked wide anger, witnesses said.
Greek lawmakers Wednesday approved a package of austerity measures demanded by international lenders, despite protests outside Parliament as they were voting, in a move that should clear the way for an emergency loan to Athens.
This week's austerity vote is considered "make or break" by some, but some say Greece is already broken.
CNN's Leone Lakhani reports other monarchies in the region have vested interest in maintaining law and order in Bahrain.
Bahrain lifted state of emergency laws Wednesday that had allowed for a crackdown on political leaders and journalists, but at the same time continued its crackdown on the country's major Shiite political opposition movement and stifled the latest street protests.
For the second day in row, a peaceful protest turned violent in northern Iraq on Monday, when hundreds of Kurdish protesters clashed with riot police, security officials in Sulaimaniya said.
One person died and at least 830 people were injured Sunday when Yemeni security forces attacked protesters at a square in Taiz, according to information from a field hospital. A local governor denied that there were any deaths.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched toward a presidential palace in Yemen on Sunday, calling for regime change in the Middle Eastern country.
Hundreds of anti-government protesters marched toward a presidential palace in Yemen on Sunday.
A year after President Yudhoyono's election, Indonesians protest how the country's being run. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Clashes between police and dozens of protesters in Indonesia's capital left four people injured Wednesday.
Saturday began with calm on the streets of Tehran but witnesses said scattered clashes erupted later in the evening between Iran's security forces and demonstrators gathering at key sites to mark the first anniversary of a contested presidential election.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports how Iran's election protest movement has changed.
The U.N. apologizes after troops breached university grounds in Port-au-Prince. CNN's Gary Tuchman reports.
The United Nations planned to issue an apology Tuesday for peacekeeping troops breaching a Port-au-Prince university during an anti-government protest that turned violent.
Thousands of people across the globe took to the streets on Saturday in annual demonstrations for May Day, the annual event marked by demonstrations demanding better working conditions.
Tens of thousands of union members and leftist political activists gathered Saturday for the first legally-sanctioned May Day celebration in Istanbul's central Taksim Square in 30 years.
Thai security forces fired on crowds of anti-government protesters just outside the capital, Bangkok, Wednesday as tensions flared in the latest round of confrontations between the two groups.
Thailand declares the business district's main thoroughfare off-limits to demonstrators. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.
CNN's John Vause reports from Thailand that defiant demonstrators may now be harder to move.
Police fired tear gas and water cannons Wednesday to disperse thousands of opposition protesters demanding the release of retired general and former presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka.
Political conflict and public piety converged on tension-filled streets in Tehran, Iran, on Saturday. Clashes erupted between riot police and opposition protesters as hundreds of people solemnly took part in an annual Shiite Muslim observance.
Turkish police broke up a crowd of angry Kurdish protesters Sunday and chased some into back alleys, in the latest signs of rising tensions in the country.
Demonstrators shouting "Death to the dictator" clashed with police in Iran on Monday as students took to the streets to mark a key national anniversary, witnesses said.
Protesters clash with police in Athens, Greece as they mark the anniversary of a police shooting-death of a teenager.
Violence erupted in the Swiss city of Geneva Saturday as a scheduled peaceful protest of a World Trade Organization conference turned violent and police had to use tear gas and rubber bullets.
Iranian protesters are vowing to continue their anti-government demonstrations into Wednesday night, despite violent crackdowns and arrests.
Security forces in Iran on Thursday confronted thousands of protesting Iranians across the city, first at a cemetery and later at a prayer venue and near a government building, witnesses and news reports said.
CNN's Reza Sayah reports on the latest clashes between Iranian forces and protesters in Tehran.
Iranian pro-government Basij militia members dispersed crowds of protesters here Thursday -- sometimes with force -- witnesses said.
CNN's Jaime Florcruz reports a lockdown in Urumqi, China, is expected as relatives of those detained demand their release.
Several hundred people staged a new protest in Urumqi on Tuesday, demanding the release of relatives detained in connection with weekend demonstrations by ethnic Uyghur residents in China's far western Xinjiang region.
Chinese police had detained at least 1,434 people by Tuesday morning following weekend demonstrations by ethnic Uyghur residents in Xinjiang province, Xinhua reported, citing government officials, as protests spread to more cities.
Thousands of defiant protesters swept again Saturday into the streets of the Iranian capital, where they clashed with police armed with batons, tear gas and water cannons.
A supporter of Mir Hossein Moussavi tells CNN many Iranians are planning to flee the country.
Iran's supreme leader gave his blessing to the outcome of the country's presidential election Sunday despite widespread allegations of fraud, calling the results "a divine miracle," the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.
Riot police descended on scores of anti-government protesters in the streets of Thailand's capital as violence intensified early Monday.
Israeli attacks on suspected Hamas strongholds in Gaza have triggered protests in more than a dozen countries.
Protesters gather outside the Israeli embassy in London and try to push their way closer to the building.
Protesters clashed with riot police and 10,000 people marched on parliament in Greece as a 15-year-old boy killed by police was buried Tuesday.
Riot police fired tear gas Tuesday to disperse rock-throwing youths amid a nationwide general strike that brought air, rail and ferry traffic to a halt in Greece.
CNN's Karl Penhaul reports on violent clashes between Indians and police on the Pan American Highway in Colombia.
Thai riot police clashed Tuesday with thousands of protesters who barricaded Parliament and vowed to block the government from exiting the building. A deputy prime minister resigned to take responsibility for the chaos
The Sudanese government said Saturday that it had defeated members of a rebel group in fighting outside the capital of Khartoum, and Sudanese television broadcast pictures of dead rebel fighters and torched vehicles, said sources in the northern Darfur town of El Fasher.
Police in Turkey fire off tear gas during clashes with May Day protesters in Istanbul.
Turkish riot police attacked hundreds of workers with clubs, tear gas and water cannons to prevent them taking part in a May Day march in Istanbul that was banned by the government.
Haitians protest outside the presidential palace over soaring food prices.
Malaysian riot police disperse angry crowds in Kuala Lumpor. CNN's David Ariosto reports
Aung Zaw of Irrawaddy Magazine joins CNN to discuss growing tensions in Myanmar
At least three students are injured after Chavez takes a television station off the air
Pakistani riot police on Friday used rubber bullets and tear gas to subdue a crowd, arrested opposition politicians and raided a TV station as protests were staged ahead of a controversial court hearing of the country's dismissed top judge.
Hungarian police said Wednesday that hard-core football hooligans had hijacked peaceful anti-government protests, but Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany blamed opposition parties for a second night of violence.
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Kenyan police shot at hundreds demonstrating against cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, wounding at least one person, as protests continued across the Muslim world.
If you're close enough, you can hear their sandals cut from old car tires slapping on the asphalt. If you're several blocks away, the protesters announce their approach with the blast of dynamite.
A rebel leader from Sudan's troubled Darfur region says his group will not talk to the Sudanese government until it disarms Arab militias, casting doubts on U.N. hopes of fresh peace talks.
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