The University of California’s Board of Regents approved on Thursday a plan to increase college tuition by as much as 28 percent during the next five years, notwithstanding a multi-day protest attended by hundreds.
Topless FEMEN activists in France have apparently kidnapped a priest, protesting the upcoming papal EU Parliament visit. Balaclava-wearing, topless activists put a hood over the priest and bundled him into a waiting car. However it could be just a stunt.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was heckled by protesters as he tried to pay tribute to the victims of the last year’s Euromaidan riots in Kiev, which saw around 100 dead and led to a regime change in the country.
MPs on Friday debated Labour MP Clive Efford’s Bill to protect the National Health Service (NHS) from what critics claim is a path of permanent privatisation. Labour won the vote, with a majority of MPs backing the proposed legislation.
Students at six private Islamic schools in Tower Hamlets are allegedly “at risk” of radicalisation, the UK’s schools watchdog has warned, following the demotion of an "outstanding" state school to "special measures" on Thursday.
It’s been a year since thousands of peaceful protesters took part in the initial Euromaidan rallies in Kiev, hoping for a brighter future. Since that optimistic start, the state has been torn to shreds and now its very future is in doubt.
Protesters who went out to Kiev’s Maidan Square exactly a year ago have their goal – a deal with the EU – achieved. However, they hardly expected the protest would also trigger a bloody civil war which has already claimed 4,000 lives.
With Thanksgiving just a week away, most Americans have turkey on the mind, but one dedicated group of animal rights advocates was thinking orcas when stripped and protested against SeaWorld’s participation in Macy’s annual holiday parade.
Mexican riot police have suppressed a violent student protest which tried to storm Mexico City's airport. The crowd raged as part of a national strike over the alleged government involvement in the “disappearance” of 43 students almost two month ago.
The Dutch government has refused to reveal details of a secret pact between members of the Joint Investigation Team examining the downed Flight MH17. If the participants, including Ukraine, don’t want information to be released, it will be kept secret.
Five Thai students were held by the police after using a three-finger salute from the Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Hunger Games’, widespread among protesters, in front of Thailand’s new army-backed prime minister.
Over a dozen students walked out of a Virginia high school Monday, protesting an administrator’s retweet of a racist post, they said. The group of African-Americans claimed other administrators and the school board have ignored their concerns.