Turkey Seeks Arrests Over 2013 Protests

ISTANBUL —  A crackdown on political dissent in Turkey is widening to participants in a major civic unrest five years ago. Prosecutors have issued arrest

Russian Rights Activist Alexeyeva Dies at 91 

MOSCOW —  Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a human rights pioneer and dissident who challenged the Soviet and Russian regimes for decades, demanding that they free political prisoners

Clashes, Hundreds Detained in France Amid New 'Yellow Vest' Protests

PARIS —  In France, police clashed with protesters, as tens of thousands of ‘yellow vest’ demonstrators took to the streets Saturday for the fourth consecutive

Catholic Church beatifies 19 murdered clerics from Algeria′s civil war | News | DW

Nineteen monks, nuns and other Catholics who were killed during Algeria’s civil war were beatified on Saturday, in the first step towards becoming Roman Catholic saints.

Battle of Wills: Tiny Order of French Nuns Takes on Vatican

VATICAN CITY —  The Vatican has an unusual dilemma on its hands after nearly all the nuns in a tiny French religious order threatened to

Hungarian workers protest ′slave law′ overtime rules | News | DW

Thousands of workers demonstrated in Budapest on Saturday, objecting to a change in the labor code proposed by Prime Minister Victor Orban’s right-wing Fidesz party.

Activists Gather for Climate March in Poland

KATOWICE, POLAND —  Several thousand people gathered Saturday amid a heavy police presence in southern Poland for a “March for Climate” to encourage negotiators at

Belgium′s controversial Africa Museum reopens after refurbishment | News | DW

Belgium’s Africa Museum, which has faced criticism in the past for an uncritical depiction of the country’s sometimes brutal colonial past, reopened on Saturday after

Migrant Deaths Will Rise as Rescue Mission Ends in Mediterranean Sea

GENEVA —  Leading U.N. humanitarian agencies warn migrant deaths in the Mediterranean Sea will multiply with the end of sea and rescue operations by Doctors

+++ Paris ′yellow vest′ protests – live updates +++ | News | DW

— Officers have fired tear gas at protesters seeking to reach the Elysee Palace. — Police have detained hundreds of people under suspicion of intent