Tag: Political and civil unrest

Thai protesters win agreement for new reviews of coal plants

BANGKOK — Thailand's energy minister told protesters Tuesday that the health and environmental impacts of two planned coal-fired power plants in the south will...
Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

PARKLAND, Fla. — A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida's capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to...
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Dozens of high school students have left their Iowa City classrooms to send a message: School shootings must stop. ...
Confederate statue toppling cases start with dismissals

DURHAM, N.C. — Problems identifying protesters on video hindered North Carolina prosecutors on Monday as they sought to hold demonstrators responsible for toppling a...
French government presents plan to protect wolves

PARIS — The French government has presented a plan to ensure the survival of wolves in the country as farmers repeatedly protest about financial...
Case against activists threatens Kuwait’s political openness

KUWAIT CITY — In Kuwait, activists have been gathering nightly to peacefully demonstrate against their government — something that elsewhere in the Arabian Peninsula...
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BUCHAREST, Romania — Religious protesters in Romania have disrupted the screenings of two movies featuring gay themes, saying they violate traditional values. In response,...
Saakashvili supporters march to demand Poroshenko step down

MINSK, Belarus — Several thousand supporters of deported Ukrainian opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili marched through the center of Kiev on Sunday, demanding the resignation...
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EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern University will fund student and faculty proposed events this spring as part of the 50th anniversary commemoration of the school's...
Kosovo celebrates 10 years of independence, Serbs boycott

PRISTINA, Kosovo — The Kosovo Assembly, or Parliament, convened in a special session Sunday to celebrate the country's 10 years of independence — a...

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