Tue, May 21 2013
Policemen detain a member of a Slovak far-right radical organization during Rainbow Pride Parade in Bratislava on May 22
A woman cries after an attack by members of a Slovak far-right radical organization during Rainbow Pride Parade in Bratislava
A woman holds a rainbow flag during the Rainbow Pride Parade in Bratislava
People hold rainbow flags during the Rainbow Pride Parade in Bratislava
Petrol bombs, stones hurled, police fire tear gas as youths chanting football and anti-gay slogans clash in Serbian capital.
Events to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people have been banned or subject to threats and violence in Moscow, Bratislava, Vilnius and Chisinau, and Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner Thomas Hammarberg says the European Court has ruled that states are obliged to protect peaceful gatherings.
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.