Record Brazil protests put Rousseff's future in doubt

Mar 14, 2016

Record Brazil protests put Rousseff's future in doubt

Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians flooded the streets on Sunday in the biggest ever protests calling for President Dilma Rousseff’s removal, reflecting rising popular anger that could encourage Congress to impeach the leftist leader. The demonstrations were the latest in a wave of anti-government ...

Defiant Trump stares down protesters after rally violence

Mar 13, 2016

Defiant Trump stares down protesters after rally violence

Donald Trump trained his fire Saturday on protesters disrupting his rallies, branding them “thugs” and extremists, as White House rivals warned the Republican’s heated rhetoric was dangerously fanning tensions. Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton issued a stern warning a day after a Trump rally in ...

Mar 2, 2016

First self-immolation of year reported in Tibetan region

A report says a Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire and died in a protest against Chinese rule, in the first such action of its kind this year. U.S.-government funded Radio Free Asia said Kalsang Wangdu self-immolated on Monday afternoon near the ...

Record-breaking South Korea filibuster runs beyond 100 hours

Feb 28, 2016

Record-breaking South Korea filibuster runs beyond 100 hours

South Korean opposition lawmakers seeking to block a government-backed “anti-terrorism” bill pushed their record-breaking filibuster into a sixth straight day of speeches in the parliamentary chamber on Sunday. The filibuster began on Tuesday and had continued around the clock for more than 115 hours ...