Rioters have looted several shops owned by foreign nationals in a poor neighborhood of South Africa's largest city early Saturday. Police fired rubber bullets in an attempt to stop the xenophobic unrest spreading across the province during the week.
Protesters gathered outside a federal appellate court in New Orleans, Louisiana, calling on a three-judge panel to allow President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration to proceed, thus halting the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants.
At the height of mass protests last year in Ferguson, Missouri, the state’s National Guard referred to demonstrators as “enemy forces” and “adversaries,” according to internal documents obtained by CNN.
Hundreds of political activists will gather in London on Saturday to protest a controversial EU-US trade agreement campaigners warn will enhance corporate power, and promote the privatization of vital public services.
The Party of Progress headed by anti-corruption activist Aleksey Navalny has announced a strategic union with the RPR-Parnas party led by former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov and invited all “people of good will” to run on their election lists.
Riot police in Chile have deployed water cannons and tear gas against demonstrators who were lobbing rocks and street signs, after a mostly-peaceful march against a contentious university reform and corruption allegations ended in violent clashes.
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.
The UN is to choose a new envoy to Yemen after Jamal Benomar resigned amid criticism from Saudi Arabia. Civilian suffering is mounting in the country, with hundreds killed and tens of thousands fleeing for their lives.