Politics

Nicaragua unrest: What you should know

At least 280 people have died during a government crackdown on students, calling for the president's resignation.

Iraq

Iraqi forces use batons and rubber hoses to disperse protesters

At least seven people have been killed since demonstrations first erupted on July 8 against poor services and jobs.

Iraqi forces use batons and rubber hoses to disperse protesters

Nicaragua

Pressure mounts on Ortega as UN calls for end to Nicaragua unrest

UN rights office says violence that has killed 280 has been 'overwhelmingly perpetrated' by state, loyal armed elements.

Pressure mounts on Ortega as UN calls for end to Nicaragua unrest

Nicaragua

Nicaragua unrest: Marchers demand justice for victims

Crowds have marched through Nicaragua's capital, Managua, to demand justice for those killed in operations by police.

Iraq

Iraq: Deadly Basra protests spread to other cities

Demonstrations erupt in Diyala and Nasiriyah following days of clashes in Basra that left at least seven people dead.

Middle East

Death toll rises in southern Iraq protests

At least eight people have been killed in southern Iraq as the two-week-long protests against a lack of basic services and high unemployment continue.

Nicaragua

Students freed after standoff at Nicaragua church leaves two dead

Students walk out of besieged church on Saturday after being trapped inside by gunfire for more than 16 hours.

Latin America

Haiti PM quits amid fuel price increase fallout

Embattled prime minister steps down following days of violent protests sparked by a botched bid to raise fuel prices.

Iraq

Iraqi security forces on high alert as protests spread

Demonstrations began in the southern city of Basra over high unemployment and a lack of basic services.

Latin America

Haiti government faces no-confidence vote amid violent protests

The streets of Port-au-Prince are calmer now, but Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant faces a vote of no confidence in Parliament.

Latin America

More deadly protests in Nicaragua calling on Ortega to resign

The worst political crisis in Nicaragua since the 1980s has entered its third month, as protesters continue to demand the resignation of President Daniel Ortega and constitutional reform.

Opinion

Why London will march to 'Stop Trump' on July 13

Do we want a world ruled by big business and racism? Or one where people are put ahead of profit and hate?

Nick Dearden

by Nick Dearden

Nick Dearden

Latin America

Nicaragua's Ortega rules out elections as violence continues

Rights groups say raid by pro-government groups left at least 14 dead as more than two months of protests continue.

Nicaragua's Ortega rules out elections as violence continues

Asia

Lockdown in Kashmir marks two years since rebel leader killed

Army carries out deadly crackdown amid a surge in protests by separatists over the killing of rebel leader Burhani Wani two years ago.

Haiti

Haiti suspends fuel price hike after deadly protests

Haiti's president tells protesters to 'go home' after suspending fuel price increases that triggered violent protests.