Mongolians protest as economic ills grip country

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolian political fringe groups have protested in the capital, Ulaanbaatar, to demand the dissolution of parliament as economic woes grip the country. ...

Iraqi officials: 1 protester killed in renewed clashes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi medical and security officials say one protester was killed and over 40 were wounded in renewed clashes overnight in central Baghdad. Protesters have called for ...

Esper defends as fair Pentagon contract disputed by Amazon

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Friday he was certain that the awarding of a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft instead of Amazon was done fairly. ...

Venezuela’s Guaidó urges nation to back into the streets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has seen an ally forced from office and protests rattle leaders across Latin America in recent weeks, while he has enjoyed a period of rel...

Browns, Steelers brawl at end of Cleveland’s 21-7 win

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns kept fighting long after the outcome had been decided, and it likely will cost them their best defensive player. Browns defensive end Myles Garr...

3 in melee with white supremacists plead to lesser charges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Three protesters entered no-contest pleas Thursday to lesser charges stemming from a 2016 melee with white supremacists that injured at least 14 people at the California stat...

Amazon to protest $10B Pentagon contract won by Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a huge cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the decision. Amazon’s competit...

Students offer Venezuelan police roses, then turn to rocks

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A minor clash has broken out in Venezuela’s capital between university students and national police wearing riot gear following a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaidó at t...

Protest flares after Georgian election reform measure fails

MOSCOW (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have gathered outside the parliament building in the country of Georgia to protest the legislature’s failure to pass an elections-reform measure promised by the...

Strained French public hospital workers protest cost cuts

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of exasperated nurses, doctors and other public hospital workers are marching through Paris to demand more staff and resources after years of cost cuts. Thursd...

South Africa’s troubled airline cancels flights pre-strike

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s troubled state-owned airline has begun canceling flights after two unions announced their workers would go on strike to protest nearly 1,000 expected job cuts. ...

Taiwan colleges sign petition in support of HK protesting students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Student associations in Taiwan are voicing support for pro-democracy protesters and condemning the police, as the unrest at Hong Kong's universities becomes a battlefi...

Little Rock teachers strike over state’s control of district

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock teachers are striking for the first time in more than three decades over the state’s control of the local school system and a panel’s decision to strip their union...

Mexican environment officials protest budget cuts

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a rare protest against his own administration, Mexico’s environment secretary is decrying a nearly 50% budget cut to his agency and issued a public appeal for more funds. ...

AP Explains: Lebanon’s protests could head into dark turn

BEIRUT (AP) — For nearly a month, the popular protests engulfing Lebanon have been startlingly peaceful. But the shooting death of a 38-year-old father by a soldier, the first such fatality in the unr...