The Austrian actor recorded a video message for demonstrators in the country which was posted via the opposition leader's YouTube account
Sao Paulo demonstration billed as the year’s first action against the summer tournament ended in tear gas and rubber bullets after cars were torched and bank windows smashed
Protesters claim the newly-occupied Ukrainian House complex had a police sniper post with 'spent cartridges' on the roof
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They are seen as a less dangerous option to dog teams or riot police
Country's Interior Ministry denies responsibility
Security forces have chased protesters away from the site
Heavyweight boxing champion and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko caught up in demonstrations in capital Kiev
Police have warned that some protesters plan to “provoke disorder” at a vigil for Mark Duggan in London this afternoon.
The resurgence in student activism at the end of last year must be harnessed to build lasting change, argues Harrison Jones
Bangladeshi voters are due to go to the polls today in a much-disputed election marred by fresh violence over the weekend.
Hundreds of police officers are complaining that orders to be restrained prevent them from dealing with protesters
Women's organisations predict the re-emergence of 'abortion tourism', with many travelling to Britain for operations
Thailand's main opposition Democrat Party said Saturday that it would boycott February's general election, deepening the country's weekslong political crisis.
Hopes are now that activists and journalists will be home for Christmas following move by Russian parliament
The photograph of Nina De Chiffre subsequently went viral on social media and was hailed as a symbol of peaceful protest in the country