|Anti-Bush demonstrations in Rome after meeting with Pope
Italian riot police used tear gas yesterday against anti-Bush demonstrators who donned face masks in defiance of a police order and threw bottles and other objects, disrupting an anti-globalisation demonstration that was ending in the in the capital's ancient centre.
Russian Opposition stages 'Dissenters' March'
Russia's opposition movement, headed by chess champion Garry Kasparov, succeeded yesterday, after months of trying to hold a protest march in a major city that ended without interference or police violence.
Lebanese soldiers killed in clashes with rebels
Five soldiers were killed and 15 others wounded in clashes yesterday between the Lebanese army and Fatah Islam fighters putting up a stiff resistance from their hideouts inside a Palestinian refugee camp.