• Protesters shout towards police as they demand the criminal indictment of a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August, outside the Ferguson Police Station in Missouri November 20, 2014
    Last update: 09:31 25.11.2014
    09:31 25.11.2014

    Officer Shot in Ferguson Amid Riots After Grand Jury Verdict: Police Dep't

    A police officer was shot as violence grows amid protesters angry with the grand jury's ruling not to press charges against the policeman who killed Michael Brown.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Riot police clear a street with smoke bombs while clashing with demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014.
    Last update: 09:30 25.11.2014
    09:30 25.11.2014

    Protests Over Jury Ruling in Michael Brown Case Turn Violent in Ferguson

    Ferguson protesters set ablaze cars and shops, attack police with Molotov cocktails, rocks and bottles, officers respond with tear gas and smoke.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • A woman stops to visit the memorial set up where Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri, November 22, 2014
    Last update: 15:37 24.11.2014
    15:37 24.11.2014

    Ferguson Tense Ahead of Jury’s Expected Decision on Michael Brown Case

    Tensions mount in Ferguson, as the public awaits for a possible grand jury decision Monday on the shooting of Michael Brown.

    Protests Over Grand Jury on the Ferguson Shooting
  • Riot police clear a street with smoke bombs while clashing with demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri August 13, 2014.
    Last update: 19:33 21.11.2014
    19:33 21.11.2014

    Ferguson Protesters Ready for Jury Decision in Michael Brown Shooting Case

    Protesters are getting ready for demonstrations across the US to make a final decision over criminal charges against a white police officer who shot an unarmed black teenager.

    Protests Over Grand Jury on the Ferguson Shooting
  • Snow falls on a memorial on the 100th day since the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri
    Last update: 01:28 18.11.2014
    01:28 18.11.2014

    Missouri Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Brown Verdict: Governor

    The Missouri Governor has declared a state of emergency in the area, activating the Missouri National guard as the possibility of unrest before a grand jury's verdict later in November on the white officer, who shot and killed unarmed African-American teenager.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 04:35 03.11.2014
    04:35 03.11.2014

    Ferguson No-Fly Zone Created to Keep Media Out: Reports

    The no-fly zone imposed in Ferguson, Missouri, during the August protests, which followed the killing of African-American Michael Brown by a white US police officer, was meant to keep away news helicopters, but the St. Louis County Police Department contradicts the statement, stating that the restriction was imposed for safety.

    Protests Over Grand Jury on the Ferguson Shooting
  • Last update: 19:17 30.10.2014
    19:17 30.10.2014

    Ferguson Shooting Uncovers Racial Discrimination by US Police: Ombudsman

    The killing of an African-American teenager in Ferguson has triggered discussions on racism and policing in the US, while the protests brought the issue to international attention.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 10:17 24.10.2014
    10:17 24.10.2014

    Amnesty International Releases Report on Human Rights Violations After Ferguson Shooting

    The human rights watchdog reports that Ferguson law enforcement agencies reacted to the peaceful demonstration with unnecessary violence, thus escalating the situation.

    Protests Over Grand Jury on the Ferguson Shooting
  • Last update: 21:04 22.10.2014
    21:04 22.10.2014

    Autopsy Indicates Michael Brown Killed in Ferguson May Have Struggled for Officer’s Gun

    A post-mortem blood analysis has shown Michael Brown was under influence of marijuana during the fatal incident in the US city of Ferguson in August.

    Protests Over Grand Jury on the Ferguson Shooting
  • Last update: 02:34 15.10.2014
    02:34 15.10.2014

    Gunshot Residue Found on St. Louis Shooting Victim: Lab Results

    Vonderrit Myers, Jr., an African-American teenager, who was shot and killed by a white off-duty police officer in St. Louis on October 8, tested positive for gunpowder residue, according to crime lab results, released by Missouri state authorities on Tuesday.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 01:34 14.10.2014
    01:34 14.10.2014

    Protests to Continue in Ferguson Until Police Ends Racial Profiling: Expert

    Protests will continue in the US city of Ferguson until racism is eliminated from the police force, Jamala Rogers of St. Louis Organization for Black Struggle told RIA Novosti on Monday.

    Protests Over Grand Jury on the Ferguson Shooting
  • Last update: 16:57 13.10.2014
    16:57 13.10.2014

    Over 1,000 Protesters Hold Sit-in In St. Louis Against US Police Actions

    Over 1,000 protesters in the city of Saint Louis, Missouri staged a sit-in at St. Louis University on Monday, as part of continuing demonstrations after two consecutive shootings of Afro-American teenagers by white police officers, the Washington Post reported.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 14:15 13.10.2014
    14:15 13.10.2014

    More Protests Planned in St. Louis Area Over US Police Conduct

    More protests are expected in the St. Louis area in the US state of Missouri, including the suburban city of Ferguson, where police recently shot dead two 18-year-old African-American teenagers, a statement on the event's website said Monday.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 14:45 11.10.2014
    14:45 11.10.2014

    Protesters, Riot Police Face Off at Saint Louis University: Reports

    Protesters demonstrating against the recent police shootings in St. Louis were confronted by riot police near Saint Louis University as they were trying to march down the main road, NBC News reported Saturday.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 09:26 11.10.2014
    09:26 11.10.2014

    New Protests Against Police Violence Begin in Ferguson

    A new round of protests against police violence has kicked off despite damp weather in the US city of Ferguson, a suburb of St.Louis.

    Protests Over Grand Jury on the Ferguson Shooting
  • Last update: 10:52 09.10.2014
    10:52 09.10.2014

    Immediate Protests Underway Following St Louis Shooting of African-American

    Protests have started in Ferguson immediately after another young African-American, Vonderrick Myers, reported to be in his early 20s, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer Wednesday, as seen on one of the protesters' live stream videos on Ustream.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 14:34 28.09.2014
    14:34 28.09.2014

    Police Officer Shot While Pursuing Suspect in Ferguson

    A police officer has been shot on Saturday evening in Ferguson, the city which was plunged into chaos after the killing of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on August 9.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 20:52 24.09.2014
    20:52 24.09.2014

    Obama: Ferguson Protests Showcase ‘Ethnic Tensions’ in US

    US President Barack Obama told world leaders at the 69th session of the UN General Assembly on Wednesday that the country is still facing racial and ethnic problems, referring to the recent protests following the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 17:59 24.09.2014
    17:59 24.09.2014

    Violence Flares in Ferguson After Fire at Brown Memorial: Reports

    US city of Ferguson witnesses more protests, arrests after a memorial to Michael Brown, African-American teenager shot by a police officer in August, was destroyed in fire, USA Today reported Wednesday.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson
  • Last update: 07:43 04.09.2014
    07:43 04.09.2014

    US Justice Department to Launch Investigation Into Ferguson Police Activities

    US Justice Department will launch broad civil rights investigation into Ferguson Police Department, the Washington Post reported.

    Protests Over Fatally Shot Teen Turn Violent in Ferguson