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South Sudan: Heavy gunfire erupts in capital Juba

Heavy exchanges of gunfire have erupted near the UN building in South Sudan’s capital after days of fighting between government troops and former rebels. Residents fled as mortars, grenades, and “heavy ground assault weaponry” were fired, the UN in Juba said. More than 100 people are reported to have been ...

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Bristol Black Lives Matter protest attracts 1,000 protestors

About 1,000 people have marched through Bristol in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. The demonstration met at the Malcolm X centre in St Pauls, before marching through Stokes Croft into the city centre. Many chanted “Black Lives Matter” as they marched. The protest was in response to the ...

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Berlin riot: 123 police injured in anti-gentrification protest

Image copyright MAURIZIO GAMBARINI Image caption Close to 1,800 police officers were deployed Police in Berlin say 123 officers were injured in clashes with leftist protesters over the redevelopment of a district in the east of the city. About 3,500 protesters marched through Friedrichshain on Saturday. Some were masked and ...

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