From London and Paris to New Delhi and Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping in protest against the startup.
Anti-China riots at a steel plant in Vietnam left one Chinese worker dead and 100 injured, officials said Thursday, as unrest triggered by an escalating territorial dispute spreads across the communist country.
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.
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.
Dozens of protesters were reported wounded in Ukraine's capital early Saturday when police brutally dispersed demonstrators calling for President Viktor Yanukovych's ouster after he failed to salvage an EU deal.
One of the disabled walked to the second floor of the building and cast a bottle of Molotov cocktail in the corridor soaking the carpet of the floor with the kerosene from the bottle. After that he put a match to it and started a fire.
France's interior minister said Sunday security forces would remain in place "as long as necessary" after a second night of violence in the Paris suburbs sparked when police stopped a woman for wearing a veil.