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.
Sri Lanka's police extended a curfew across two popular coastal resorts Sunday to contain religious riots that left at least 41 people wounded and heightened tensions between Muslims and Buddhists.
Thousands of Chinese nationals are awaiting evacuation from riot-hit Vietnam, state-run media said Monday, as Hanoi moved to stifle fresh protests over a territorial dispute between the two countries.
Several hundred Filipino and Vietnamese protesters united in a march in the Philippine capital on Friday, demanding that China stop oil drilling in disputed South China Sea waters.
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.
Initially around 50 people gathered in front of the Republic Palace in Almaty. As time went by the number was nearing 200 people.
The press office of the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior posed a video of the shocking warfare-like protest.
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.
Moscow police arrested more than 380 people Sunday during a race riot in which nationalists outraged by a murder blamed on a migrant smashed shop windows and assaulted security guards.
Mayor of Almaty city Akhmetzhan Yessimov held the second emergency meeting of Almaty police chiefs over the incident near Prime Plaza.
Reports and opinion of those who witnessed the mob violence near the Prime Plaza in Almaty from various angles.
The police has detained 107 participants of the mob violence near Prime Plaza trade and entertainment center in Almaty.
At least 13 people have been injured in mass riots at the parking lot of Prime Plaza trade and entertainment center in Almaty Kazakhstan.
A disappointed mob is raging at Prime Plaza trade and entertainment center in Almaty at the crossing of Sain and Raymbek streets,
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.
Buildings were razed as hundreds of asylum-seekers escaped detention during riots at an Australian refugee facility on Nauru.
Chinese authorities imposed tight control in the capital of Xinjiang, the fourth anniversary of ethnic rioting which killed around 200 people, said state media and exile groups.
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