Tag: Political and civil unrest

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

NEW YORK — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism." ...
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have denied a permit requested by an organizer of the August white nationalist protest that turned violent. ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — Two people arrested while demonstrating against GOP policies last year in the North Carolina Legislative Building are using the appeal of...
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ATHENS, Greece — Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say they have blocked a ship carrying container homes for refugees and other migrants...
At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel

BEIRUT — Tens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians attended a Hezbollah rally in Beirut on Monday, where the militant group's leader vowed to...
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BERLIN — The German government on Monday condemned anti-Semitic incidents that have taken place during protests in cities across Germany in recent days. ...
Protesters oppose return of disputed art in Catalonia

LLEIDA, Spain — Spanish police on Monday escorted two trucks loaded with pieces of medieval religious art from a museum in the city of...
Egypt detains 8 anti-Trump protesters after Cairo rally

CAIRO — Egypt has detained eight protesters and accused them of "association with a terrorist organization" after they took part in a small demonstration...
Indonesians burn US flags in 4th day of Jerusalem protests

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Activists burned U.S. and Israeli flags in front of the American embassy in Jakarta on Monday in a fourth day of...
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MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked Congress on Monday to extend the martial law he declared in the country's south by one...

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