Organizers of Tuesday's nationwide protests against police killings of unarmed citizens demanded the release of 42 demonstrators arrested by the New York police on April 14. Photos and videos show officers brutally treating the protesters.
Protesters gathered in New York City and around the United States to rally against police brutality and a peak in officers killing unarmed black men. Organizers spread the message on social media using the #ShutDownA14 hashtag.
Police want to avoid overreaction in Ferguson following the shooting earlier this week that injured two police officers, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said on Friday, adding that they are pursuing several leads in their investigation.
Nearly a year after the massacre on Kiev's Maidan left over 50 dead, the BBC has aired footage of an opposition fighter who says he fired at police in the early morning that day, bringing into question the popular narrative that riot police fired first.
The gunman who killed two police officers in New York before turning his gun on himself posted assassination threats on Instagram several hours before the killings. The man’s phone was traced by police just minutes before the tragedy.
Two NYPD officers have been shot dead at point blank range by a suspect who ambushed their patrol car ‘execution style’ in Brooklyn. The perpetrator fled the scene and committed suicide, authorities confirmed.
A bitter war of words between hacker collective Anonymous and the Ku Klux Klan risks spilling over into real violence, with the right-wing hate group allegedly threatening to shoot dead activists wearing the Guy Fawkes mask in southern Missouri.
Russell Brand and some 200 Occupy Wall Street protesters descended onto New York City’s financial district on Monday, where the celebrity called for a “revolution” within the US. Brand explained his viewpoint to RT – and even kissed the correspondent.
Not even a gloomy sky could dampen the spirits of climate activists Sunday, as up to 310,000 marched through New York City pushing for international action against global warming. Thousands of rallies across the world called on governments for change.
The situation in eastern Ukraine was described as a catastrophic, full-blown war by Russia's UN envoy, Vitaly Churkin, during the latest UN Security Council meeting. Russia has also called for an international humanitarian mission to be launched.