Late on Monday, a group of protesters broke off from the largely peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong to smash their way into Hong Kong's Legislative Council building.
Under pressure from the Trump administration, and its own citizens, the government of Mexican President Obrador is building a response to limit the continued flow of U.S.-bound immigrants across the country’s borders.
Hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens filled the city’s streets for a second weekend of protest against a controversial extradition bill.
Organizers claim that more than 1 million demonstrators took to the streets to denounce a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China and undercut Hong Kong’s independence.
Supporters of the presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto took to the streets of Jakarta, clashing violently with riot police, after his loss to incumbent President Joko Widodo was announced on Wednesday.
Since the beginning of the year, large numbers of protests against government inaction on issues of climate change have been taking place in cities worldwide.
Days of protest, following months of popular unrest, led to Sudan’s army removing the long-standing leader from power.
A U.S.-backed coalition now surrounds the last remaining ISIS holdout—the final vestige of a so-called caliphate that once controlled vast territories but that is now boxed in and desperate—in eastern Syria.
A third weekend of protest in Paris turned violent on Saturday, as thousands of “yellow vests” (gilets jaunes) battled with riot police, burned cars, and damaged property.
For nearly six months now, Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have been staging weekly demonstrations along the border between Gaza and Israel—protests they call the “Great March of Return.”
In August 1968, the Soviet Union sent 2,000 tanks and thousands of Warsaw Pact troops into Czechoslovakia to seize control and put down its growing pro-democratic government.
Across the country yesterday, hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in small towns and big cities to march and voice their opposition to the Trump administration’s immigration policies.
Widespread protests against Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega's government, which began on April 18, have devolved into deadly violence several times.
Protests along the Gaza-Israel border were met with tear gas and live fire from Israeli forces, leaving dozens dead and hundreds wounded on Monday.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are taking to the streets today in hundreds of coordinated protests, calling for lawmakers to address school safety and gun violence.
Fifteen years ago, the bombs started falling on Baghdad. While the invasion was quick, the Iraq War was anything but.
More than a thousand people are believed to have been killed in recent weeks as Syrian government forces laid siege to the rebel-controlled region of eastern Ghouta.
For more than 1,000 days now, Yemen has been torn by a ferocious war pitting rebels against the government, militias against each other, Al Qaeda and ISIS against everybody, and a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed forces, leaving a desperate civilian populace caught in the middle.
Five months ago, a group of pro-ISIS militants took control of parts of the southern Philippine city of Marawi. Today, the fighting is over, but the city is in ruins.
Four thousand French soldiers are currently deployed across five African nations in support of a wide-ranging counter-terrorism effort.
The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces are close to driving ISIS out of Raqqa, but at a heavy cost to the city and its people.
On Friday, a judge in St. Louis found Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man named Anthony Lamar Smith.
The United Nations Refugee Agency reports that 123,000 people—mostly Rohingya Muslims—have fled into Bangladesh since August 25.
In squares and streets across the United States, vigils and marches were held this weekend in response to the hatred and violence on display during a rally in Charlottesville on Saturday.
Fifty photos of the historic Apollo 11 mission on the 50th anniversary of that “giant leap.”
Cliff diving in Beirut, “swan upping” in London, protests against Puerto Rico’s governor, underwater violin in Malta, flooding in Louisiana, the Winegrowers Festival in Switzerland, and much more
Some of the best bird photography of the year—a collection of the 2019 winners and runners-up.
Scenes from above and below the water of the artistic swimmers at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in South Korea