Supporters around the world of hunger striking Egyptian prisoner Hisham Fouad have launched a petition demanding his urgent release.
People in south west Iran have protested and fought with police for seven days in a row over a water shortage crisis.
South African activists analyse what caused a social explosion last week
An explosion of rage is sweeping across large parts of South Africa.
Activists are appealing for solidarity with imprisoned Egyptian socialist and journalist Hisham Fouad after he launched a hunger strike.
Mass protests in Cuba are prompted by real grievances. Sophie Squire looks at the revolt but warns of the forces that will try to use them
Forty minutes before midnight on Wednesday, Jacob Zuma’s motorcade sped out of his mansion to hand himself into custody. It is the latest step downwards for the former South African president.
Africa’s last absolute monarch, King Mswati III of Eswatini—formerly known as Swaziland—is facing a mass revolt.
A strike by Iranian oil workers has spread to at least 70 oil, gas, and petrochemical companies across eight provinces.
The death toll is rising as a heatwave continues to sweep parts of the US and Canada.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has launched a crackdown on protesters and activists in West Bank cities.
A heat wave across the US pacific northwest is a reminder of how climate change can lead to weather events that are potentially “life-endangering”.
The nine were arrested in the wake of the 2017 Catalan independence referendum for their involvement in organising the vote, demonstrations and mass civil disobedience.
Just one in three potential voters took part in the first round of regional elections across France last Sunday.
Iran’s presidential election has the US and Israel rallying their allies in the Middle East, reports Nick Clark
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is about to select its third leader this year. Which is a lot for a party steadfastly against change.
Millions of people in Algeria, north Africa, boycotted elections held on Saturday as a sign of their continuing opposition to the ruling regime.
Tens of thousands of people marched across France on Saturday against racism, the far right and the government's assaults on liberties.
On Thursday morning Pedro Castillo had received 50.22 percent of the vote and right wing Keiko Fujimori had taken 49.77 percent.
There could be tense battles ahead after the Peruvian presidential election, reports Sophie Squire