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Egyptian activists lend their ‘savoir faire’ to Wall Street protesters

 
Shouting “Down with the government!” in Arabic, a group of protesters marched down a street, waving picket signs and flags. One might think they were watching a scene lifted directly from an Arab Spring demonstration, but guess again – it’s an Occupy Wall Street protest in New York. Read more…
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Tunisia’s online community pokes fun at US, France with #trolling campaign

 
After instigating a popular uprising against former President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali earlier this year, Tunisia’s Internet community have now turned their sights to a new online activity – “trolling”. Read more…
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California clashes cast shadow on 'Occupy' movement

 
Seeking to defuse tensions with supporters of the Occupy movement in the northern California city of Oakland, officials are looking at ways to facilitate a dialogue with members of the group as a week marked by clashes between police and protesters comes to a close. Watch the videos...

Thrown to the bulls: prisoners take part in maximum-security rodeo

 
In the state of Louisiana, rodeos aren’t just for cowboys. Prison inmates get in on the action, too. At the Angola Rodeo, crowds go wild as men serving life sentences try to tame infuriated bulls. Read more…
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The week in amateur videos: New York police get rough, tributes to Steve Jobs, and more...

 
Silly, amazing or shocking things happen every day, all over the world – and in our era of video phones and high-speed internet, chances are they’ll be caught on camera and broadcast across the globe. Read more and watch videos....
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