Guatemalans told to evacuate as the country’s ‘volcano of fire’ begins to erupt

AP Several Guatemalan communities were told to evacuate on Monday as the country’s most active volcano begins to erupt for the third time in 2018.  The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) urged eight communities to leave their homes, but later tweeted some weren’t going. The 12,346-feet (3,763-meter) “Volcano de Fuego” or “Volcano of Fire” […]

Protests erupt outside the Supreme Court and Capitol as Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in

Alex Brandon/AP Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday by 50-48 votes in the Senate. He was sworn in that evening in a private ceremony. Before, during, and after the vote, protesters and activists flooded the areas outside the Supreme Court and the US Capitol to oppose his confirmation. Kavanaugh’s confirmation process has […]

Athletes and politicians erupt at Trump after he takes aim at LeBron James on Twitter

Theo Wargo/NBC/Getty Images for ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, Olivier Douliery/Getty Images President Donald Trump went after NBA star LeBron James on Friday night after James did an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon. In an interview that aired last Monday, James and Lemon discussed James’ recent opening of a school for underprivileged children and […]

Protests erupt over decision not to charge Minneapolis cops who killed Thurman Blevins

Activists are protesting the decision not to charge two Minneapolis, Minnesota police officers who shot and killed Thurman Blevins. Authorities said the African-American man was armed and dangerous, but protesters disagree. Protests interrupted the press conference of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman on Monday, before he could announce that he would not be charging Officers […]

70+ injured as violent clashes erupt in Barcelona after ex-leader Puigdemont’s arrest (VIDEOS)

Over 70 people have been injured after riot police in Barcelona clashed with a crowd of angry protesters who denounced the arrest of Catalonia’s former separatist leader Carles Puigdemont in Germany earlier on Sunday. Armed with batons, riot police officers faced-off with an angry crowd as they attempted to prevent the protesters from marching on […]

1 killed as anti-austerity protests erupt in Tunisia

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 00:52 A man has been killed and at least five people injured in clashes between police and protesters rallying against the Tunisian government’s policy of tougher economic measures, Reuters reported citing a security official. The man allegedly had chronic breathing problems and died after inhaling tear gas in the town […]

Is the Maldives safe? Updated holiday advice after political protests erupt

The Maldives is currently under siege from protests after a military blockade of the Parliament. This is due to the president having locked down the Parliament which has lead to clashes from the opposition. The protests are currently taking place in the capital Male. However many tourists may be asking whether the Maldives is still […]

‘The independence of the judiciary is in danger’: Massive protests erupt in Poland

REUTERS/Kacper Pempel WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles protested in cities and towns across Poland for the eighth day Sunday over new rules passed by the ruling party that would drastically limit the independence of the judiciary. Protesters see moves by the populist governing Law and Justice party as an assault on the country’s democratic system of checks and balances, […]