The self-appointed militiamen who’ve taken over buildings at a federal wildlife sanctuary in Oregon say they’re not backing down. Israel is also dealing with an armed movement of zealots challenging their government’s authority.
South Africa's president froze tuition hikes after violent confrontations between students and heavily armed police officers were broadcast live on national television. "The youth win!" one person responds on Twitter.
The current crisis is only the beginning for residents displaced by devastating explosions at the Chinese port of Tianjin. Traces of cyanide and other toxic chemicals have been reported in the air, which have prompted further questions and concerns.
Guatemala doesn’t have a recent history of mass public demonstration, but that’s changing thanks to the rise of new, more connected generation, and a massive corruption scandal that has rocked the government.
There was something of a diplomatic bright spot on Thursday, when representatives of Ukraine, Russia, the EU and the US agreed on steps to take to de-escalate the conflict in Ukraine. But the crisis is a long way from over and one expert says there's still a great deal of danger ahead.
Ahmed Ismail Hassan al Samadi was a 22-year-old citizen journalist who was shot and killed while filming a protest in Bahrain in 2012. Journalist Elizabeth Dickinson recounts the challenges Ahmed's family faced in their quest to finding answers about their son's death.
Nelson Mandela was "a leader among leaders" in the drive to end apartheid. One of those leaders who stood next to him was Denis Goldberg, who recalls Mandela's commitment — and how far he was willing to go to achieve equality.
Social media played a big part in this weekend's protest by Saudi women. The women defied an informal ban on women driving, and then posted videos. A Saudi comic decided to add his voice — changing the lyrics to a Bob Marley tune.
At demonstrations against Israel's operation in Gaza, angry crowds have attacked protesters. Those who are against the war say they now fear more violence, but still feel an obligation to make their voices heard.
In the midst of protests in Ferguson — marked by increasingly militaristic police intervention — Palestinian protestors have offered their support, solidarity and advice to those on the front lines of the St. Louis suburb. An unexpected dialogue has emerged on Twitter between the two groups — protestors who live halfway across the world from each other but face similar battles.