An anti-government protester shows his body, painted with the ...
Feb 22nd, 2012
(Reuters) - An anti-government protester shows his body, painted with the colours of Yemen's national flag, during a demonstration in support of Tuesday's presidential election in Sanaa February 22, 2012. A general took power in Yemen on Tuesday as the sole candidate in a presidential election after a year-long uprising that ousted long-serving ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh but left the poor Arab country still teetering on the brink of chaos. The words on the man's body read, "New Yemen". REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi (YEMEN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
By Pavel Polityuk MOSCOW (Reuters) - About 2,000 anti-government protesters huddled by braziers in their main tented camp in snowbound Kiev on Tuesday, in defiance of riot police who herded them away from government buildings overnight. Dozens of riot police removed barricades leading to the presidency, cabinet offices and parliament. Protesters re... [Full Article]
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China, Cuba, Russia and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday won three-year seats on the Geneva-based Human Rights Council, the United Nations' top rights body, despite concerns about abuses and restrictions on freedoms in all four nations. The annual election for one-third of the council's membership wa... [Full Article]