Nearly a dozen unions have organised a nationwide two-day strike, with universal security coverage and an increased minimum wage on the list of demands.
Tax reform is the issue that in April sparked mass nationwide protests that left more than 60 people dead and the Colombian government is facing accusations of use of excessive force.
Myanmar military expresses sadness for protest death toll, which it puts at 164, and airs video testimony of a former top Yangon official alleging corruption by ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, including receiving cash, gold bars and silk.
Lawmakers had previously approved $65,000 to pay for meals for themselves, but cut funding for coronavirus patients and human rights agencies.
The ruling Georgian Dream party led by billionaire ex-prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, which won the October 31 polls with a two-percent margin, has flatly denied the accusations of electoral fraud.
Protests demanding that Prime Minister Netanyahu resign over several corruption indictments and his handling of the novel coronavirus crisis have been mounting in recent weeks.
International Women's Day is marked across the globe each year on March 8 to demand equal rights and protest against gendered violence.
Hong Kong protests started on March 31 over an extradition bill show no signs of abating, despite promises by the chief executive to withdraw the bill. Meanwhile, China seems adamant not to give in to the protesters' demands.
The Chinese territory is in its fourth month of protests that started with opposition to a proposed extradition law and have expanded to include demands for greater democracy.
Yellow Vest protesters have clashed with security forces in French city of Nantes. A spokesman with the local prefecture says 21 people have been arrested.
Many protesters are frustrated that the international effort to help fire-damaged Notre Dame Cathedral has eclipsed the five-month-old Yellow Vest movement against wealth inequality.
Thousands of Costa Ricans kept up their fifth day of marches and wide public workers strike to protest a proposed fiscal reform, dealing their centre-left president his first major test since taking office in May.
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