More than 1,300 were arrested and dozens injured after violent anti-government protests engulfed France — here’s how the clashes unfolded

Associated Press/Rafael Yaghobzadeh Yellow vest protesters took to the streets across France on Saturday, in what quickly devolved into violent clashes with police. The demonstrators began by protesting a planned fuel tax hike weeks ago, but participants have continued even after the French government canceled the increase. The protesters continue to be outraged over French […]

After 21 killed in anti-government protests, Iran’s army chief says he’s ready to intervene

Associated Press After anti-government protests in Iran resulted in 21 deaths, the country’s army chief said he was ready to intervene. Iran has blocked social media and messaging apps so that the protesters, who are mostly poor and outside of the country’s capital, can’t organize. The government has sponsored pro-regime protests in response. DUBAI (Reuters) […]

Oil holds $60 as anti-government protests in Iran provide support

Markets Insider West Texas Intermediate crude oil is holding the $ 60 per barrel mark as anti-government protests in Iran provide support. Tuesday’s bid has WTI trading up 0.63% at $ 60.48 a barrel, and at its best level since June 2015. At least 20 people are dead and more than 450 have been detained since […]

Violence erupts at anti-government rally over missing Argentine activist (VIDEO)

Clashes have broken out between police and protesters at a mass Buenos Aires rally commemorating the one-month anniversary of the disappearance of activist Santiago Maldonaldo, for which protesters blame the authorities. On Friday night, thousands occupied Plaza de Mayo, the square outside the presidential palace in the Argentinian capital, holding placards reading “Where is Santiago […]

Anti-government protest in London as pressure builds on Theresa May (WATCH LIVE)

Published time: 17 Jun, 2017 13:54 Edited time: 17 Jun, 2017 14:04 Demonstrators are gathering outside Downing Street in central London to rally against the alliance of Theresa May’s government with Northern Ireland’s hardline DUP. Protesters are demanding May step aside following the disastrous election campaign of the Conservative Party, which now needs the support […]