Activists rally to protect remains of hated Berlin Wall

World Apr 2, 2013

Activists rally to protect remains of hated Berlin Wall

The workers used the early morning darkness to obscure their secretive task: removing pieces of the longest-remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall. When the wall fell in 1989, Berlin's residents were eager to clear away the hated divider as quickly as they could. Now many ...

New Delhi street serves as hub for protesters

Asia Pacific Apr 1, 2013

New Delhi street serves as hub for protesters

The massive protests that swept India after the gang rape of a paramedical student in the capital last year may seem to have disappeared from the national headlines. The young woman who was assaulted died; the government gave her family a new apartment and financial ...

In echo of Arab Spring,  protests in Iraq surge

World / Politics | FOCUS Feb 10, 2013

In echo of Arab Spring, protests in Iraq surge

This restive Sunni town, the first to rebel against U.S. troops a decade ago, is rising up once again, this time against the government the Americans left behind. In an echo of the Arab Spring protests that have overturned regimes elsewhere in the region, angry ...