- Local residents open main blocked India-Nepal border point Updated: Feb-05-16 7:12 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Vehicles passed through the main border point between Nepal and India on Friday after frustrated local residents forcefully removed barriers set up by ethnic protesters who blockaded the border to demand changes in the new constitution.
- 10 charged with blocking Boston-area highway plead guilty Updated: Feb-04-16 1:44 pm
QUINCY, Massachusetts - Ten more Black Lives Matter protesters charged with blocking a major Boston-area highway during rush hour, forcing ambulances to reroute, have pleaded guilty but avoided jail time.
- In Mideast wars, hunger grips millions across the region Updated: Jan-29-16 5:40 am
BEIRUT - In a Middle East torn apart by war and conflict, fighters are increasingly using food as a weapon of war.
- AP Exclusive: Putin aide: Kiev refuses to honor Minsk deal Updated: Jan-27-16 12:03 pm
MOSCOW - Kiev has failed to meet its obligations under the Minsk peace accord and has instead introduced an economic blockade of eastern Ukraine, Russia's security chief says.
- French taxi drivers resume anti-Uber strike, disrupt traffic Updated: Jan-27-16 12:01 pm
PARIS - Paris taxi drivers have resumed a strike protesting against rival services such as Uber, and city authorities are warning of roadblocks and traffic disruptions.
- Heavy rains cause flooding, strain power supplies in Gaza Updated: Jan-26-16 12:10 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Heavy rains caused widespread flooding in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, placing further strain on run-down infrastructure and power supplies in the blockaded Palestinian territory.
- Greek farmers expand campaign of highway roadblocks Updated: Jan-25-16 9:34 am
THESSALONIKI, Greece - Greek farmers angry at planned pension and tax reforms have expanded their campaign of blocking highways and closed a border crossing to Bulgaria.
- 15,000 protest in Moldova to demand an early election Updated: Jan-24-16 1:08 pm
CHISINAU, Moldova - More than 15,000 people held an anti-government protest Sunday in the Moldovan capital to demand an early election in the impoverished Eastern European nation.
- Farmers in France's west protest falling prices Updated: Jan-22-16 9:50 am
PARIS - Farmers in the western French region of Brittany have blocked a national highway with a pile of smoldering tires to protest falling prices.
- Animals at Gaza's zoos die of hunger, diseases Updated: Jan-22-16 7:41 am
RAFAH, Gaza Strip - The African tiger at the zoo in southern Gaza Strip was emaciated, its belly shrunken and its striped coat hanging loose. It strode nervously up and down its cage.
- For 2nd day in row, protest turns violent in Haiti capital Updated: Jan-19-16 10:16 pm
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - For a second straight day, opposition protesters erected burning roadblocks and shattered windows in a section of Haiti's capital on Tuesday to press for new elections less than a week before a Jan. 24 presidential and legislative runoff.
- In besieged Syrian city, hungry residents sell gold for food Updated: Jan-19-16 5:19 pm
BEIRUT - In Syria's eastern city of Deir el-Zour, supplies are running so short that desperate residents are selling their gold, valuables and even their homes for food or an exit permit allowing them to escape a siege by both government troops and Islamic State militants.
- MLK Day protesters chant on bridge against police killings Updated: Jan-18-16 6:42 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Dozens of protesters braved the bitter cold for a Martin Luther King Day rally on Monday, briefly shutting down traffic across a bridge that spans the Mississippi River between Minneapolis and St. Paul to highlight the deaths of two black men shot by police last year.
- Taxis in Budapest block traffic, demand ban on Uber Updated: Jan-18-16 2:41 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary - More than 100 taxis blocked traffic in downtown Budapest on Monday as drivers demanded a ban on Uber and other ride-hailing apps.