An investigation into Lebanon's national security agency kicks off after initial findings pointed to officials long tolerating a ticking time-bomb in the heart of Beirut, serving as proof to many of the weakening core of the state apparatus.
French police used a water cannon and fired tear gas in Paris to drive back protesters marking the first anniversary of anti-government Yellow Vest demonstrations.
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.
Top army general Abdel Fattah el Sisi ousted Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi from power in a military coup on July 3, 2013. Now, five years later, even some supporters say he has failed to deliver on his promises.
Workers rage against Temer's agenda for changing labour and pensions laws, holding nationwide demonstrations in the Latin American country.
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