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  • Syrian Kurds in Turkey watch militant onslaught across border

    Syrian Kurds in Turkey watch militant onslaught across border
    The crowd scanned the opposite side of the valley, looking for signs of movement across the border in the Syrian town of Ayn al-Arab, known as Kobani to its mostly Kurdish inhabitants. "I've been coming here every day," a 40-year-old man who goes by the...
  • St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests

    St. Louis area police arrest at least 17 during weekend of protests
    Riot gear-clad police arrested at least 17 people on Sunday after they refused orders to disperse from a spontaneous sit-in outside a convenience store in St. Louis during a weekend of otherwise peaceful protests against police violence. Thousands of...
  • 17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest

    17 arrested in St. Louis during 'Ferguson October' protest
    Seventeen demonstrators were arrested in a sit-in outside a QuikTrip here early Sunday as a weekend of "Ferguson October" demonstrations continued to spread out of the suburb of Ferguson and into the city of St. Louis. "If we don't get it, shut it down,...
  • Pitching tents, Hong Kong democracy protesters dig in for long haul

    Hundreds of student activists camped overnight in major protest sites in Hong Kong as the democracy movement showed signs of regathering momentum after the government called off talks with its leaders to defuse unrest in the global financial hub. The...
  • Special Report: In 'Umbrella Revolution,' China confronts limits of its power

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - In the heart of Mong Kok, one of the most densely populated districts on earth, an abandoned Hong Kong police van is enveloped in the student-led demonstrations paralyzing swathes of the city. Along with yellow ribbons and flowers,...
  • St. Louis' pride and unrest: Cardinals October vs. 'Ferguson October'

    In October, a month in which St. Louis’ civic identity is normally dedicated to Cardinals playoff baseball, the city’s unresolved racial tensions are competing for center stage as hundreds and possibly thousands of demonstrators have...
  • Special Report: Flaws found in Ukraine's probe of Maidan massacre

    KIEV (Reuters) - For millions of Ukrainians, it was a crime against humanity. In February, more than 100 protesters were gunned down in the Maidan uprising that toppled the president, Viktor Yanukovich. The victims are now known as "the Heavenly Hundred."...
  • Violence erupts after vigil at Shaw shooting scene in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS At least one police officer was injured when violence erupted after prayer vigils Thursday night for a teen shot and killed by a police officer in the Shaw neighborhood. Protesters blocked traffic, broke windows of at least one home and a...
  • St. Louis unrest over police shooting leads to eight arrests

    What started as a peaceful but boisterous march protesting a young black man's shooting death by a white police officer turned into a standoff with riot police that ended late Thursday night with eight arrests. St. Louis police officials said an officer...
  • Police, protesters clash in St. Louis ahead of weekend of rallies

    Police, protesters clash in St. Louis ahead of weekend of rallies
    Police clashed with protesters in St. Louis on Thursday for a second consecutive night, a day after an officer killed a black teenager and ahead of a weekend of planned marches and rallies in the area over the August killing of unarmed black teenager ...
  • St. Louis police fatally shoot suspect, triggering protests

    St. Louis police fatally shoot suspect, triggering protests
    A white off-duty policeman shot and killed a black teenager in St. Louis on Wednesday, officers said, triggering a night of protests just miles from the site of another police shooting of another black youth in the suburb of Ferguson. Police said the...