Marches were organised around the world by ethnic Tamil Sri Lankans on Saturday the 18th March to mark the 4th anniversary of an attack that killed over 40,000 people in northern Sri Lanka.
Four members from the feminist Femen group struck again in central Paris on Sunday, interrupting a rally organised by far-right groups commemorating the Saint Joan of Arc.
In France, a coalition of left-wing parties opposed to the ruling Socialist government say they drew 180,000 people to an outdoor rally in Paris on Sunday.
French President François Hollande celebrates his first year in office tomorrow, as his approval ratings are at their lowest.
French lawmakers are expected to give their final approval to legalize same sex marriage and adoption this afternoon.
In 2012, student demonstrations protesting against a rise in tuition fees paralysed Montreal.
Tens of thousands took to the streets of Paris on Sunday in another round of demonstrations against the legalisation of gay marriage and adoption.
Thousands were expected to protest in Paris on Sunday afternoon to demonstrate against the legalisation of gay marriage and adoption in France.
France is beiing torn asunder. That's if you choose to believe the front page of the normally optimistic Catholic daily, La Croix.
Decked out in orange shirts, sunglasses and hats, a small group of peaceful demonstrators gathered in New York City over the weekend to protest against a US ban on the French cheese mimolette.