Critics say pardoning the prisoners was a cosmetic move to fend off criticism and lure the opposition into a dialogue.
Tehreek-e-Labiak Pakistan party leader Saad Hussain Rizvi was detained after threatening the government with protests if it did not expel France's ambassador over depictions of Islam's Prophet Muhammad.
Supporters of two separate opposition groups rallied in different locations in Kazakhstan's biggest city, Almaty, and a few other big cities on Sunday to demand political reforms and the release of people they described as political prisoners.
More than 280 people were detained in Moscow for protesting a court hearing that decides if Navalny should be jailed for violating the terms of a suspended sentence he was given on embezzlement charges in 2014.
A militant of the Lashker-e-Taiba group that organised the Mumbai attacks in 2008 is arrested by Pakistani security forces on terror financing charges in the eastern city of Lahore.
Farm workers have been staging protests for weeks to demand more pay. But 28 demonstrators and 36 officers were injured in confrontations, while 45 agricultural workers were arrested
Human rights group Viasna says police detained more than 500 protesters in fresh demonstrations, as anger mounts over death of Roman Bondarenko, a 31-year-old protester.
The arrested include current and former opposition lawmakers, according to their political parties and media reports.
The suspects entered Turkey through illegal means and were apprehended in simultaneous operations by anti-terror teams in Istanbul Wednesday, said security sources.
The seven former Bosnian Serb military officers and soldiers are suspects in the killing of 44 Muslims during the 1992-95 Bosnian War that claimed some 100,000 lives.
The mayor of Portland demanded President Donald Trump remove militarised federal agents he deployed to the city after they arrested many people far from the monuments they were sent to protect.
A self-styled prophet and former member of Parliament, Ne Muanda Nsemi has a strong following in western Congo and has been a thorn in the side of successive governments.
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