Thousands of protesters marched through Moscow on Saturday against the Russian government's proposed constitutional changes that are widely seen as an attempt by President Vladimir Putin to maintain his power beyond the end of his term in 2024.
A pro-life activist in the United Kingdom is appearing in court Wednesday and Thursday after being accused of harassment against women by a prominent Labour MP simply for anti-abortion images at a public protest that could cause "distress and/or alarm to members of the public."
Congress workers staged a protest outside the Madhya Pradesh BJP office here on Wednesday after their senior leader Digvijaya Singh was barred from meeting his party's rebel MLAs in Bengaluru. The BJP claimed protesters hurled stones at its office and attacked its members with lathis, a charge refuted by the ruling Congress whose government in the state is facing crisis after 22 party MLAs rebelled and resigned. Some of the protesters were detained, but no one was hurt during the demonstration, police officials said. "The Congress government's exit is imminent in Madhya Pradesh, which is why they attacked our office. We were sitting quietly when protesters hurled stones and rained lathis on us," BJP state spokesman Rahul Kothari alleged. Refuting Kothari's claims, state Congress spokesman Bhupendra Gupta said his party workers did go there (BJP office), but were detained by the police. "They went to protest against the BJP-led Karnataka government for not allowing our ...
Protesters in Ukraine set fires, put up barricades and threw rocks at a bus carrying newly arrived coronavirus evacuees from China. South Korea also confirmed dozens of new cases of the virus, and Japan is grappling with the crisis ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games. Debora Patta reports.