Ukraine's embattled leader announced a "truce" with the opposition as he prepared for a grilling by visiting EU diplomats Thursday over clashes that killed 26 and left the government facing diplomatic isolation.
Riot police launched a fresh assault on protesters in central Kiev early Wednesday, escalating a bloody standoff that has already left at least 18 people dead in a dramatic turning point for Ukraine's three-month political crisis.
US Vice President Joe Biden intervened as a political crisis in Ukraine turned deadly Tuesday, calling President Viktor Yanukovych and saying government forces that stormed a protest camp should withdraw.
More than a thousand protesters gathered in the Tunisian town of Jendouba to condemn the weekend killings of four people by suspected Islamist militants.
Ukraine's pro-EU opposition asked Angela Merkel for sanctions against embattled President Viktor Yanukovych and financial support during talks in Berlin.
35 people were arrested during 2 days of protests in Almaty city. All of them got fined, except for one man who will spend 10 days in jail.
Thai opposition demonstrators besieged the seat of government Monday in defiance of authorities who have vowed to reclaim the zone this week so Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra can return to work at her headquarters.
Protesters arrested during months of anti-government unrest in Ukraine were granted amnesty on Monday after the opposition agreed to end their occupation of Kiev city hall and other public buildings.
Initially around 50 people gathered in front of the Republic Palace in Almaty. As time went by the number was nearing 200 people.
A political rally of the Hungarian farright party Jobbik in a former synagogue sparked protests Friday by anti-fascist demonstrators who accused the group of "provocation".
She dropped her job to join the revolution against a hated regime. Injured, she was treated by a young man who fell in love with her and a month later, the two were married.
About 2,000 students took the streets of the Venezuelan capital to protest the leftist government Thursday, a day after three people were shot dead and dozens injured.
Around 700 workers constructing Abu Dhabi Plaza in Astana have stopped working and gathered near Arabtec Holding headquarters this afternoon.
An estimated 70,000 pro-Western Ukrainians thronged the heart of Kiev on Sunday vowing never to give up their drive to oust President Viktor Yanukovych over his alliance with old master Russia.
The United States tried Thursday to defuse a potential row with its European allies after the leak of an embarrassing phone call in which a top US diplomat cursed the EU response to the Ukraine crisis.
Tens of thousands of people marched in Paris and Lyon on Sunday against new laws easing abortion restrictions and legalising gay marriage, accusing French President Francois Hollande's government of "family phobia".
The murder trial of deposed Egyptian leader Mohamed Morsi is due to resume in Cairo Saturday, after he insisted at a separate hearing that he was still the legitimate president.
Pro-choice supporters were set to converge on Madrid's streets Saturday to voice their opposition to a government plan to restrict access to abortion.
Ukrainian lawmakers meet on Tuesday to debate ways of ending a deadly two-month crisis after President Viktor Yanukovych gave in to a key opposition demand to abolish draconian anti-protest laws.
Ukraine threatened to impose a state of emergency on Monday after demonstrators occupied the justice ministry and protests demanding the president's resignation spread despite a power-sharing offer.
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