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Arts & Culture - Music
8/22/2012 1:09:54 PM
Madonna dropped from her last concert in Europe Tuesday a swastika that outraged France's right-wing party but again demanded the freedom of jailed Russian girl punk band Pussy Riot

World - International
8/20/2012 6:10:58 PM
Former chess king turned Kremlin critic Garry Kasparov faced the threat of prison Monday after being questioned over claims that he bit a policeman at the sentencing of the Pussy Riot punk rockers

World - International
8/18/2012 12:32:33 PM
International Community condemn Russia's decision to jail three members of Pussy Riot punk band to two years in prison for their protest in an Orthodox cathedral

World - International
8/17/2012 3:32:30 PM
A Russian court finds three women from the punk band Pussy Riot guilty of hooliganism based on testimony of the 'defendants themselves and other evidence'

World - Region
8/15/2012 11:01:20 PM
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates issue warnings to their citizens in Lebanon to leave the country immediately earlier incidents of kidnappings of Syrian nationals and riots which have paralysed the city

Arts & Culture - Music
8/15/2012 1:13:43 PM
The global campaign to free Pussy Riot is gaining speed

World - International
8/15/2012 12:22:24 PM
Journalists say Russian police beat up protesters and reporters during demonstration to support Pussy Riot punk band charged after an anti-Putin performance

World - International
8/14/2012 2:28:12 PM
French President Hollande vows a tough response to the overnight rioting in the deprived neighbourhood of Amiens, where 16 policemen were injured

Arts & Culture - Music
8/14/2012 1:01:36 PM
The dominant Russian Orthodox Church's tough stance against the all-girl punk band Pussy Riot has troubled some faithful and estranged it from the younger generation it must foster for future growth

Life & Style - Food
8/12/2012 8:24:52 PM
Think chefs are only good for cooking? This Michelin-star kitchen brandished their knives to warn off some thugs - now sentenced - from the 2011 riots in London

Business - Economy
8/9/2012 11:52:00 PM
Attempts by major food importing nations to shelter their populations from effects of a U.S. drought may make a bad situation worse, 5 years after last jump in crop prices provoked rioting in some of world's most fragile states

Arts & Culture - Music
8/7/2012 10:16:36 PM
American pop singer Madonna urges the Russian president Valdimer Putin to release the three members of the Pussy Riot protest band who face three years in jail

Arts & Culture - Music
8/7/2012 1:47:05 PM
The three women members of Pussy Riot face charges of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred after singing a song against Vladimir Putin in a church; the case is ongoing

World - International
8/1/2012 9:49:35 PM
All-girl Russian punk band members, arrested after performing an anti-Vladimir Putin song, complain of ill treatment, exhaustion and living in a 'semi-conscious state', as they undergo detention and attend trial hearings

World - International
7/30/2012 3:59:30 PM
Three members of an all-girl punk band voiced regret for causing offence by performing an anti-Vladimir Putin song in Russia's top Orthodox cathedral but said they were innocent of their charges

World - Region
7/27/2012 12:59:08 PM
Witnesses say that Saudi police opened fire on Shiite protesters in the turbulent Qatif district; the Interior minister claims no casualties and says security forces dealt with 'rioters who burned tyres'

World - Region
7/14/2012 7:57:39 PM
Turkey's riot police fires water cannon and teargas and catches Kurdish protesters in response to a militant operation that led to the injury of 12 police officers in southeast of the country

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
7/1/2012 10:02:57 AM
The interviewed artist agreed asked not to be named. Picking up a piece of work vandalized by Islamist zealots at a recent arts fair in a suburb of Tunis, she said: "Don't describe it or people will know who I am."

World - Region
6/20/2012 7:58:12 PM

World - Region
6/20/2012 3:21:47 PM
Scuffles between Sudanese protesters and riot police resume as rallies take off against government cuts and chant for the overthrow of the regime

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