Lebanese government declares day of mourning following Beirut’s deadly armed clashes that killed six people amid one of the world’s worst economic crises of the past 150 years.
The demonstration was led by the Free Youth, a student protest group demanding Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's resignation over his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
French anti-riot police fired teargas after clashes broke out during protests in central Paris as parliament set to vote on a bill drafted by the government aimed at setting up a health pass.
The casualty count comes after several days of heavy gunfire forced some capital residents fleeing their homes and snarled traffic in several neighborhoods.
International bodies fail to present a solution to end the Israeli assault on the besieged Gaza as IDF warplanes destroy 15 additional residential buildings and a mosque in raids on the enclave.
Horrifying videos have surfaced showing organised groups in so-called "mixed" cities attack Palestinian houses and shops as tensions continue to heighten over Sheikh Jarrah and Gaza.
Figures from an NGO show that over 30 people have died since the start of the protests, while official figures show at least 18 of 24 dead were shot, and over 800 others injured.
Despite the withdrawal of the bill from congress, an umbrella group known as the National Strike Committee is calling for new demonstrations.
Kyrgyzstan said it also evacuated 11,500 citizens following clashes with Tajikistan, after the pair agreed on a ceasefire following the worst fighting at their disputed border in years.
Israeli forces hit Hamas positions early Saturday after it said three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip.
The incidents, which followed the start of Ramadan on April 13, have broken a period of calm in contested city at core of Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Hundreds of shaken survivors of the March 24 Daesh attack in Palma have streamed into the neighbouring town of Mueda and provincial capital Pemba, where they arrived via boat, foot and plane.
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