Riots

FILE - In this Sunday, July 15, 2018 file photo, Pyotr Verzilov invading the pitch, runs away as a steward tries to stop him during the France and Croatia 2018 World Cup final match in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 that he's recovering after spending two weeks in intensive care after a suspected poisoning. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
September 25, 2018 - 1:34 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday he's recovering after two weeks in intensive care for a suspected poisoning while a fellow activist suggested he could have been targeted for looking into the killings of Russian journalists in Africa. Pyotr Verzilov has...
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Pussy Riot member and the former wife of Pyotr Verzilov, Nadya Tolokonnikova, left, and Verzilov's girlfriend Veronica Nikulshina address the media during a press conference on the state of health of the member of the Russian Punk band Pussy Riot, Pyotr Verzilov, in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. German doctors treating Verzilov, said Tuesday that claims he was poisoned are "highly plausible" but stressed they can't say how this might have occurred or who was responsible. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 18, 2018 - 8:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — German doctors treating Pyotr Verzilov, a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot, said Tuesday that claims he was poisoned are "highly plausible" but stressed they can't say how this might have occurred or who was responsible. Dr. Kai-Uwe Eckardt of Berlin's Charite hospital told...
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September 12, 2018 - 5:35 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports say a member of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot has been hospitalized in grave condition for what could be a possible poisoning. Ekho Moskvy radio and online news portal Meduza reported Wednesday that Pyotr Verzilov has been in emergency care since late...
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August 31, 2018 - 9:42 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian anti-riot police and central security forces have been deployed around Cairo's Tahrir Square in apparent anticipation of a possible gathering. Friday's deployment comes after recently arrested ex-diplomat Masoum Marzouk called for a "public gathering" at the square — epicenter...
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A protester confronts riot gear-clad police on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally to mark the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 11, 2018 - 10:15 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The city of Charlottesville marked the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence that sent ripples through the country with largely peaceful vigils and other events, but police had a brief, tense confrontation with demonstrators angry over the heavy...
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A man stands in front of a riot police line during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government protest calling on the left-wing government to resign and an early election.(AP Photo/Raed Krishan)
August 11, 2018 - 12:15 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Thousands of Romanians staged another anti-government protest Saturday a day after a previous demonstration turned violent, leaving 455 people, including three dozen riot police, in need of medical treatment. Protesters carrying Romanian, European Union and other flags...
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August 09, 2018 - 7:49 am
MOSCOW (AP) — An activist from the Russian punk collective Pussy Riot says she has been banned from leaving the country. Maria Alekhina said she was heading to Britain to attend a theater performance based on her book when border police turned her back Wednesday. Russian authorities explained the...
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August 06, 2018 - 8:03 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — As Zimbabwean soldiers opened fire on rioters, protesters and bystanders after a disputed election, teen-agers in an International Tennis Federation tournament were battling each other on hard courts a few kilometers (miles) from the deadly violence. On Monday, junior tennis...
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A press conference by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa gets underway in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday Aug. 3, 2018. Hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of a tight election, riot police disrupted the press conference where opposition leader Nelson Chamisa was about to respond to the election results. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 03, 2018 - 3:28 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The two news conferences embodied Zimbabwe's bitter political divisions: Riot police unsuccessfully tried to scuttle an appearance in a hotel garden by the opposition leader who said the country's election was a fraud, while the president spoke about a "flowering" of freedom...
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A press conference by opposition leader Nelson Chamisa gets underway in Harare, Zimbabwe, Friday Aug. 3, 2018. Hours after President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of a tight election, riot police disrupted the press conference where opposition leader Nelson Chamisa was about to respond to the election results. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 03, 2018 - 11:01 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local): 6 p.m. Zimbabwe's president says people are free to approach the courts if they have issues with the results of Monday's election, which he carried with just over 50 percent of the vote. President Emmerson Mnangagwa spoke...
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