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Anti-Rousseff protests draw 1.5 million across Brazil
Anti-Rousseff protests draw 1.5 million across Brazil

About 1.5 million protesters hit the streets across Brazil in a major show of anger against leftist President Dilma Rousseff.

Anti-Rousseff protests draw 1.5 million across Brazil
Hungarians rally on national day for and against PM Orban
Hungarians rally on national day for and against PM Orban

Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets in separate national day demonstrations to both protest against, and voice support for, Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Hungarians rally on national day for and against PM Orban
Seven months on, Ferguson shooting takes its toll
Seven months on, Ferguson shooting takes its toll

Seven months under the wrong kind of spotlight is taking its toll on Ferguson as it tries to move past the dark shadow cast by the police killing of unarmed black teenager.

Seven months on, Ferguson shooting takes its toll
Tens of thousands march for slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov
Tens of thousands march for slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov

Tens of thousands of people marched in central Moscow to honour the memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down near the Kremlin in the highest-profile assassination of Vladimir Putin's rule.

Tens of thousands march for slain Russian opposition leader Nemtsov
Hong Kong police arrest 33 after anti-mainland march
Hong Kong police arrest 33 after anti-mainland march

Hong Kong police arrested 33 people and fired pepper spray during clashes with demonstrators that disrupted traffic.

Hong Kong police arrest 33 after anti-mainland march
March in Mexico City over slain students
March in Mexico City over slain students

Some 2,500 people marched in Mexico City marking the fifth month since the disappearance of 43 students .

March in Mexico City over slain students
US, Latin America worry over Venezuela tensions
US, Latin America worry over Venezuela tensions

The United States and Latin American nations voiced concerns Friday over political tensions in Venezuela after the socialist government arrested the opposition mayor of Caracas in an alleged coup plot.

US, Latin America worry over Venezuela tensions
Sombre Ukrainians mark anniversary of protest killings
Sombre Ukrainians mark anniversary of protest killings

Thousands of Ukrainians gathered for an emotional ceremony on Kiev's Independence Square to mark one year since scores of demonstrators were gunned down.

Sombre Ukrainians mark anniversary of protest killings
Chinese MH370 relatives protest at Malaysia PM's office
Chinese MH370 relatives protest at Malaysia PM's office

Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers gathered outside the Malaysian prime minister's office to demand his government rescind its declaration.

Chinese MH370 relatives protest at Malaysia PM's office
Two thousand Hungarians protest in Budapest on eve of Putin visit
Two thousand Hungarians protest in Budapest on eve of Putin visit

Hundreds of Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest to protest against Vladimir Putin, a day ahead of the Russian leader's visit to Budapest.

Two thousand Hungarians protest in Budapest on eve of Putin visit
Canadian town council blocks mosque over 'fear'
Canadian town council blocks mosque over 'fear'

A town in the Canadian province of Quebec rejected plans for a mosque after numerous residents expressed "fear" about Islam.

Canadian town council blocks mosque over 'fear'
Japan killjoys protest Valentine's 'love capitalists'
Japan killjoys protest Valentine's 'love capitalists'

As Japan celebrated Valentine's Day a group of killjoys marched through Tokyo protesting what it called the "passion-based capitalism" of the annual celebration of romance.

Japan killjoys protest Valentine's 'love capitalists'
Chinese relatives protest in Malaysia over MH370
Chinese relatives protest in Malaysia over MH370

Chinese relatives of those on board missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 protested outside the carrier's office.

Chinese relatives protest in Malaysia over MH370
Anti-Islam PEGIDA rally in Austria dwarfed by counter-demo
Anti-Islam PEGIDA rally in Austria dwarfed by counter-demo

The first protest in the Austrian city of Linz by Germany's "anti-Islamisation" movement PEGIDA drew just 150 supporters.

Anti-Islam PEGIDA rally in Austria dwarfed by counter-demo
French far-right leader Le Pen draws protests in Oxford
French far-right leader Le Pen draws protests in Oxford

Hundreds of demonstrators picketed an appearance by French far-right leader Marine Le Pen at Britain's prestigious Oxford Union debating societty.

French far-right leader Le Pen draws protests in Oxford
'Protest fatigue' in Hong Kong as activists struggle over strategy
'Protest fatigue' in Hong Kong as activists struggle over strategy

A disappointing turnout at Hong Kong's first democracy rally since the end of mass street demonstrations shows the city is suffering from "protest fatigue".

'Protest fatigue' in Hong Kong as activists struggle over strategy
Hungarians rally against Orban ahead of Merkel visit
Hungarians rally against Orban ahead of Merkel visit

Thousands of Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest seeking support from Chancellor Angela Merkel against their Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Hungarians rally against Orban ahead of Merkel visit
Turnout slumps at anti-Islam LEGIDA march in Leipzig
Turnout slumps at anti-Islam LEGIDA march in Leipzig

A march by an emergent anti-Islamisation group in the German city of Leipzig failed to drum up much support, with first estimates showing turnout at below 1,000.

Turnout slumps at anti-Islam LEGIDA march in Leipzig
Denmark holds first PEGIDA rallies
Denmark holds first PEGIDA rallies

The Danish wing of Germany's anti-Islamic PEGIDA movement staged its first rallies.

Denmark holds first PEGIDA rallies
Protesters, police clash at Sao Paulo bus fare demo
Protesters, police clash at Sao Paulo bus fare demo

Sao Paulo protesters clashed with police who used tear gas and sound bombs to disperse crowds.

Protesters, police clash at Sao Paulo bus fare demo