Turkish trade unionists have piled into anti-government protests, marching into Istanbul's Taksim Square banging drums and waving banners.
The protesters were met by elements of the armed forces and the National Civil Police, who, evidently ordered to disperse them, opened fire, resulting in the deaths and injuries.
Student leaders vowed to continue their campaign of peaceful protest, dubbed by some as the "Maple Spring."
Five thousand people rallied in support of tolerance and diversity in Aarhus, Denmark, on March 31.
The Greek people and eurozone leaders both seem to be furious at Greece Prime Minister George Papandreou's referendum announcement.
A group of 50 self proclaimed, "rebel students" on September 12 attacked the Santiago offices of the Chilean Communist Party's (CP) Central Committee.
On September 12, an explosion at Marcoule, a nuclear facility in southern France, killed one person and injured four.
A new U.S. Department of Justice report sharply criticizes the Puerto Rican Police Department for brutality, racism, corruption and violations of constitutional rights.
Egyptian workers, suppressed by a government-sponsored and government-run labor federation, have broken away to form their own independent unions and federation and join the popular protests against President Hosni Mubarak's dictatorial rule.
The North African country of Tunisia exploded with a mass democratic uprising in December 2010 and it is still unfolding today with regional repercussions.