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Rebellions and uprisings
July 03, 2020
France returns remains of Algerian anti-colonial fighters
After decades in a French museum, the skulls of 24 Algerians decapitated for resisting French colonial forces were formally ...
July 03, 2020
Activist leaves Hong Kong after new law to advocate abroad
Prominent Hong Kong democracy activist Nathan Law has left the city for an undisclosed location after testifying in a U.S.
June 14, 2020
US base namesakes include slaveholders, failed generals
As much as President Donald Trump enjoys talking about winning and winners, the Confederate generals he vows will not have ...
June 11, 2020
Headline-making missteps put focus on newsroom diversity
Alexis Johnson figures she wasn't the loser when the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said she couldn't cover protests triggered by ...
June 10, 2020
Were they worth it?: Key protest movements over the decades
The protests that left much of the world in a haze of tear gas last year were slowed by a pandemic – until the death of ...
June 05, 2020
New York Times says senator’s op-ed didn’t meet standards
In an embarrassing about-face, The New York Times said Thursday that an opinion piece it ran by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton ...
June 04, 2020
UN moves toward ending UN-AU peacekeeping in Sudan's Darfur
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to move toward ending the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan’s ...
June 02, 2020
LA has seen racial uprisings, many not shocked by new round
When violent protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man pinned down by a white Minneapolis officer, reached Los ...
May 20, 2020
Indian troops kill rebel commander in Kashmir's main city
A rebel commander and his aide were killed in a gunbattle with government forces in Kashmir's main city on Tuesday, officials ...
May 14, 2020
In Pennsylvania, Dem governor aims to contain GOP revolt
By many accounts, Gov. Tom Wolf has helped contain Pennsylvania's coronavirus outbreak and avoided the full-blown disasters ...
May 13, 2020
Venezuela: Warden charged in deadly prison riot with 47 dead
Authorities in Venezuela said Wednesday that they're filing criminal charges against a prison warden and five guards ...
May 12, 2020
Wolf: 'Cowardly' counties 'choosing to desert' virus fight
Gov. Tom Wolf attacked local elected officials making plans to reopen in defiance of his shutdown orders as cowards deserting ...
May 07, 2020
Top Kashmir rebel leader killed; India claims major success
Indian government forces killed a top rebel commander and his aide in disputed Kashmir on Wednesday and shut down cellphone ...
May 05, 2020
Venezuela: 2 US 'mercenaries' among those nabbed after raid
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said authorities arrested two U.S. citizens among a group of “mercenaries” on Monday, a ...
May 04, 2020
Ex-Green Beret claims he led foiled raid into Venezuela
A former Green Beret has taken responsibility for what he claimed was a failed attack Sunday aimed at overthrowing Venezuelan ...
April 21, 2020
Syria refugees to face their torturers in German court
Six years ago Wassim Mukdad fled Syria, demoralized and fearing for his life as the country spiraled ever deeper into all-out ...
April 16, 2020
Powerful GOP allies propel Trump effort to reopen economy
Leading Republicans say the coronavirus shutdown cannot go on. Car-honking activists swarmed a statehouse Wednesday to ...
April 11, 2020
3 rebels linked to Indonesia gold mine attack die in clash
Indonesian security forces shot and killed three separatist rebels who were suspected in an attack that killed a New ...
March 27, 2020
AP Explains: US indicts Venezuela's Maduro as narcoterrorist
The Trump administration has indicted Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and more than a dozen members of his inner circle, ...
March 25, 2020
Philippine rebels declare cease-fire to heed UN chief's call
Communist guerrillas in the Philippines said Wednesday they would observe a cease-fire in compliance with the U.N.
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