tens of thousands have taken to the streets of mexico city to mark the one-year anniversary of the disappearance of 43 students. marchers demanded justice for the students and the thousands of others who have gone missing since mexico's drug wars started in 2006. 43 students missing in mexico will not be forgotten amnestyinternational september 27, 2015
allstate foundation purple purse ambassador kerry washington unveiled her latest purse design to bring attention to domestic violence and financial abuse before an audience of community leaders
turkish aircraft have launched retaliatory airstrikes on pkk positions in the country's mountainous southeast region. ==after kurdish bombing kills 16 turkish troops, #turkey responds with air strikes
four men who helped disarm a gunman on an amsterdam to paris train have been awarded france's highest honour. french president françois hollande presented the legion of honour to a briton and three americans during a ceremony at the elysée palace in paris.
russian president vladimir putin has blamed kyiv for the latest burst of fighting in ukraine's restive east. putin made the accusation on the second of a three-day trip to crimea - the peninsula russia annexed from ukraine last year. the visit has angered kyiv, which still considers the black sea region ukrainian.
authorities in ferguson, missouri declared a state of emergency on monday amidst ongoing demonstrations to mark the death of black unarmed teenager michael brown, who was shot dead by a white police officer a year ago.
israeli authorities on tuesday jailed a suspected jewish militant without trial. mordechai meyer has been placed under administrative detention for six months.
at least one united nations peacekeeper was killed on sunday in clashes with armed insurgents in the central african republic. it happened early in the morning in a northern neighbourhood of the capital bangui.
it was a night of clashes and petrol bombs outside the greek parliament as inside lawmakers argued bitterly over bailout terms. at least 40 people were arrested in the confrontation between what's thought to have been anti-establishment protesters and police.
there's been violence at a orange order parade in northern ireland. eight police officers where injured when they were pelted with bottles and beer cans.
today, the ad council and national nonprofit futures without violence launched a national public service campaign called hashtag teachearly highlighting the pivotal role that men play in preventing domestic and sexual violence.
safe horizon, the nation s leading organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence, today officially launched the public service announcement (psa) for its groundbreaking hashtag putthenailinıt campaign to end domestic violence.
a texas police officer has been suspended after a video surfaced on social media of him pushing a teenage girl to the ground and pulling a gun on another youngster at a pool party. a seven-minute youtube video shows a police officer swearing and aggressively throwing a 15-year-old girl in a bathing suit to the ground, face-down. he then appears to pin her down with his knees.
violence before this weekend's midterm elections in mexico has claimed the lives of at least seven candidates. drugs gangs are thought to be responsible.
around 50 people have been killed in a bomb blast at a busy meat market in northeastern nigeria on tuesday. there was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the lunchtime attack in the city of maiduguri bore the hallmarks of ıslamist boko haram militants, and follows two weekend bombings that killed at least 30 people.
nato has called for a 'transparent investigation' after the weekend's fatal battles in the former yugoslav republic of macedonia (fyrom), between security forces and what the government said was a kosovan-led terrorist group.
eight police officers and 14 members of an armed group have been killed after a day-long gun battle in macedonia. the interior ministry said the 44 member group, who are all citizens of kosovo, entered the country about a week earlier with the aim of launching attacks on state institutions.
violence has escalated in burundi amid more protests at the president's decision to run for a third term office. in the capital bujumbara several deaths were reported.
four people were killed in burundi on monday (may 4) as police fired live rounds towards protesters according to afp. more than 40 others were injured.
six baltimore police officers have been arrested in connection with the death of a black man who suffered a fatal neck injury while riding in a moving police van after his arrest, the city's chief prosecutor said on friday (may 1). prosecutor marilyn mosby said freddie gray, who died a week after his april 12 arrest, was in handcuffs and shackles but otherwise was not restrained inside the van. the officers failed to provide medical attention to gray even though he asked for help on at leas
shouting enough to police violence, hundreds of ısraelis of ethiopian descent took to the streets of east jerusalem on thursday. clashes erupted as police tried to disperse angry crowds heading towards the prime minister's residence, and at least 13 people were injured. the police are using disproportionate force against israeli-ethiopian civilians and there are many cases where they have been beaten by the police, said protester avi tesema.
an uneasy calm has settled on baltimore with riot police lining streets where nights of rioting occurred as citizens expressed anger over the death of a black man in police custody.
fifteen buildings were set ablaze, more than 200 arrests were made, 15 troopers were injured, the national guard was called out and baltimore imposed a curfew. then cleanup began.
a week-long nightly curfew from 10pm to 5am has been announced in the us city of baltimore after rioting erupted in protest at the death of a black man in police custody.
the army is being deployed on the streets of south africa as the police struggle to deal with a wave of violence against immigrants. seven people have been killed in the past three weeks in durban and johannesburg, with the government criticised for not doing enough to protect foreigners.
foreigners in south africa queue up in a makeshift camp to leave the country and escape the wave of anti-immigration violence. saturday saw tightened security measures in cities and another reported death - though it's not clear if there's a link to the outbreak of xenophobia.
foreign nationals in south africa are seeking protection as xenophobic attacks hit at least nine provinces. ın verulum, kwazulu natal, people have fled their homes and are now living in tents behind a police station. south africa is home to some 5 million immigrants who come from across africa and further afield. speaking for zimbabweans, so many of them, the majority that we have visited, want to go back home,
south african police fired rubber bullets to disperse clashes between nationals and foreigners in johannesburg on friday, as xenophobic violence spreads throughout the country. the violence has killed four people in the past two weeks, and some foreigners have formed vigilante groups wielding machetes to protect themselves. amid high unemployment and rising xenophobia in the country that shed its racist apartheid regime two decades ago, foreigners in south africa have recently seen their shops…
he 50-year-old african-american was shot eight times last week as he ran away from a police officer. ıt's claimed the father of four may have fled over fears he would be sent to jail over unpaid child support payments. the shooting was caught on video and has re-ignited the long-running debate about the use of police force.
nigeria's military officials believe they are winning the battle against the boko haram terrorists. they claim to have ousted insurgents from all the major towns and forest camps in a large area of northern nigeria. they deny charges that its soldiers have killed thousands of innocent civilians in retaliatory attacks on villages accused of harbouring the insurgents.
the mother of the white police officer charged with murdering walter scott, a black father-of-four, last week has spoken about the tragedy. michael slager's mother, karen sharpe, was asked by us network abc news if she was worried that she may never see her son free again.
it starts out as a routine traffic stop. but newly-released pictures, filmed from the dashboard of policeman michael slager's patrol car, show the moments before the south carolina officer chased and fatally shot the unarmed black man in the vehicle he had pulled over. the video clip, which lasts four minutes in total, shows slager, 33, approaching a black mercedes-benz and asking the driver, walter scott, for his license and proof of insurance.
the fbi and the us justice department have launched an investigation into the murder of a black man by a white policeman in south carolina last saturday.
italy has been slammed by european judges who have ruled that police carried out acts of 'torture' during protests for the 2001 g8 summit. in a case brought by arnaldo cestaro, the european court of human rights agreed that the pensioner was severely beaten by officers during an attack on an activist's headquarters in genoa.
in yemen demonstrators surrounded a military base in taiz on monday (march 23) protesting against houthi militia who have gained control of the city
more violence is feared in yemen as the country reels from a spate of suicide bombings. in his first public speech since escaping house arrest and fleeing sanaa last month, president abed rabbo monsour hadi accused the shi'ite rebels ruling the capital of staging a coup against him. he made a call to arms from the southern city of aden, which he named the new temporary capital of yemen
the iraqi military has released pictures purporting to show recent airstrikes against isil targets, claiming that the operation against the jihadists north of baghdad is going to plan. the video distributed by the ministry of defence showed black smoke billowing from targets, from strikes said to have taken place on wednesday (march 11).
protesters have gathered outside the local police headquarters in ferguson, missouri, once again to demand justice. the demonstration was held on thursday night in the wake of a scathing report detailing deep-rooted bias with the st louis suburb's mostly white police force. the shooting of two police officers at another rally on wednesday has further stoked tensions, an attack condemned by us president barack obama and one that has triggered a sweeping manhunt.
protesters have gathered outside the local police headquarters in ferguson, missouri, once again to demand justice. the demonstration was held on thursday night in the wake of a scathing report detailing deep-rooted bias with the st louis suburb's mostly white police force.
turkish police have intervened in several towns to break up demonstrations, on the first anniversary of the death of a teenager who succumbed to injuries inflicted by the security forces during anti-government protests the previous year.