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Riots at Sierra Leone prison in wake of coronavirus confirmation

Smoke billowed from the central prison in Sierra Leone’s capital and gunfire was heard after a riot following confirmation of a coronavirus case. Inmates at...

Riot in Guinea bauxite mining hub

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At least one person was killed and several wounded when Guinean security forces opened fire to break up a riot in the...

Stones hurled in rare Rwandan prison riot

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Inmates protesting living conditions at Gasabo prison in the Rwandan capital of Kigali hurled stones over prison walls, damaging houses and disrupting...

Zimbabwe police use batons to break up anti-government protest

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Anti-riot police used batons to break up a peaceful march in Zimbabwe's capital on Wednesday the latest public protest against President Robert...

Police take down Occupy L.A. camp, arrest nearly 300

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Police in riot gear and biohazard suits removed anti-Wall Street activists from their camp at Los Angeles City Hall Wednesday, arresting nearly...

Greek police detain union leader in tax protest

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Greek riot police detained a union leader and 14 other activists during a protest against a property tax, the first such arrests...

Turkish police fire tear gas in quake city

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Riot police fired tear gas and used batons to disperse protesters angry at the state's relief efforts after the second earthquake in...

Clashes in Athens as workers strike against cuts

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Riot police fired teargas at stone-throwing youths in central Athens as thousands of striking Greek state sector workers marched against cuts the...

Court ruling backs DA proposal

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The opposition Democratic Alliance party says a ruling by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) that trade unions can be held liable...

Zuma orders strong action against troublemakers

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President Jacob Zuma told security forces to take "very strong action" against those who trashed streets and assaulted people, as supporters of...