Clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi left 13 people killed and over 150 injured, overshadowing US President Donald Trump's first visit to India.
One student was reportedly shot in the hand before police arrested the alleged gunman, who timed his attack to coincide with the anniversary of the assassination of independence hero Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 by a Hindu radical.
From climate change to India's complete take over of disputed Kashmir to massive anti-Beijing demonstrations in Hong Kong, here are some of the global protests that dominated headlines in 2019.
Officials said the fire broke out in the early hours of Monday at Kirari area of New Delhi and its cause was yet unknown, taking about three hours to contain it.
Israel has made combatting the growing boycott movement targeting it a foreign policy priority but its risks isolating itself over accusations it seeks to prevent legitimate activism.
The initiatives spearheaded by filmmaker Rawan Damen aims to ensure supporters can advocate for the Palestinian cause in an age of fake news and misinformation.
The biggest rally is expected to take place on Sunday on the main island.
The movement's protests blocked routes in different cities of the UK bringing boats with the slogan "Act Now" to raise awareness on climate change.
France broke a new heat record with temperatures hitting 45.9 degrees Celsius over the weekend. Young Extinction Rebellion climate activists protesting in Paris under harsh weather conditions were sprayed by police forces with tear gas.
Police and hundreds of demonstrators faced off in central Moscow at an unauthorised march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of Russian journalist Ivan Golunov.
Omar Shakir, a US citizen, will have until May 1 to leave Israel, according to the decision by the Jerusalem district court, which rejected his appeal against the original expulsion order, noting he could take it to the supreme court.
Protesters bring Waterloo bridge, Marble Arch and Oxford Circus to a standstill, kicking off days of planned civil disobedience events in 33 countries.
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