Court rejects far-right party's lawsuit against Berlin mayor

BERLIN (AP) — A court has rejected a lawsuit against the mayor of Berlin by the far-right Alternative for Germany party, which accused him of unlawful, one-sided support of a protest against it. ...

Moroccan police crack down on protesting teachers

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan police are firing water cannons at protesting teachers and beating people with truncheons amid demonstrations around the capital. Several demonstration...

EU, US call on Albania opposition to avoid violence in rally

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the United States have warned Albania's opposition against violence and its lawmakers not to boycott parliament over the government's alleged corruption. ...

5 to stand trial in Guatemala shelter fire that killed 41

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan judge has ordered five current and former officials to stand trial over a blaze that killed 41 girls at a state-run home for troubled youth. The ru...

Israeli police arrest 19 protesters at Jerusalem holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested 19 Palestinians as clashes broke out at a contested Jerusalem holy site. Police say dozens of Palestinians participated in a pr...

The Latest: Israeli PM calls vandals 'wild anti-Semites'

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on events condemning anti-Semitism in France(all times local): 6:15 p.m. Israel's prime minister is urging European leaders to speak out aga...

The Latest: House tables bill that prompted teacher strike

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on a teachers' strike in West Virginia (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The West Virginia House of Delegates has effectively killed...

New hate crime charges filed in Florida MLK confrontation

MIAMI (AP) — An armed white man who got into a traffic confrontation with a group of black teenagers protesting housing inequality on Martin Luther King Day is now facing hate crime charges. ...

Israeli leader hosts east European PMs after summit scrapped

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is meeting with his Slovakian counterpart in a first set of sit-downs with Eastern European leaders after a high-profile summit was cancelled over a rift with ...

Israeli police arrest 5 Palestinians at flashpoint holy site

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested five Palestinians for allegedly "causing a disturbance" at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site. The men took part in a prayer prot...

Haitians seek water, food as businesses reopen after protest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Businesses and government offices are slowly reopening in Haiti after more than a week of violent demonstrations. People began lining up to buy food, wat...

Massive rally in Hong Kong calls for limiting Chinese migrants citing overwhelmed hospitals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – More than a thousand Hong Kong residents took to the streets on Feb. 17 to protest against the so-called “one-way permit” scheme that has led to overcrowding a...

Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Organizers of Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen survivor-activists who have come to Rome to protest the Catholic Church's respons...

Border wall could be tricky issue, especially for O'Rourke

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — When Donald Trump visited Beto O'Rourke's hometown to argue that walling off the southern border makes the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 preside...

DC's many prankster activists turn anger into street theater

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. Fifty people — or even 500 — holding signs and shouting hardly merits a second glance in this city of protests. ...