The clashes erupted after some of the protesters tried to set up tents in a public square, a week after similar, previously-erected protest tents in Basra and Baghdad had been removed.
Office of the Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha announced that he was not quitting, ignoring protesters' Saturday night deadline to resign.
The June 5 Movement has triggered a show-down with the government with unflinching demands that President Keita resign over his perceived failures in tackling the dire economy and eight-year conflict in Mali.
Over 3,000 people have been arrested in more than a week of protests following the killing of popular singer and activist Hachalu Hundessa, a hero to many Oromo who saw him as the voice of their marginalisation.
Lebanon's Cabinet approved sweeping reforms with no new taxes in hopes to appease hundreds of thousands of people who have been protesting for days, calling for indiscriminate accountability and for Prime Minister Saad Hariri's government to resign.
Defying the stringent protest ban, hundreds of Egyptians mobilised in various towns and cities to participate in protests against the country’s autocratic leader Abdel Fattah el Sisi. Security forces are now cracking down hard on protestors.
Chinese public security minister Zhao Kezhi said China would rigorously fend off all subversive and terrorist activities to ensure the security and stability of the country, as protests threaten Beijing's hold on the semi-autonomous territory.
Demonstrators burnt trucks and blocked road at the same spot in capital Caracas where the latest victim, 22-year-old David Vallenilla, was shot dead at close range by a military police sergeant, apparently with rubber bullets.
Ecuadorians seek to draw attention to imprisonment cases following Ecuador's transition to a new government with the presidency of Lenin Moreno.
The new austerity deal includes the 13th cut in pensions since 2010 and a reduction in tax-free allowances on income that has left many of the country's seniors in despair.
Crowds of students clashed with riot police in the latest in a wave of unrest as the opposition vowed no respite in its drive to oust President Nicolas Maduro.
Anti-government protesters took to the streets after the Senate voted to change the constitution, allowing President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election. A move civilians say is illegal.
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