Doctors, nurses and administrative staff marched without incident in the capital and other French cities to demand the government keep its promise to overhaul France's hospital system in response to the coronavirus crisis.
Protests have been doused by the coronavirus. Streets which were filled with chanting protesters are mostly deserted. Masks worn to protect against tear gas are now worn to protect against the virus.
Clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi left 13 people killed and over 150 injured, overshadowing US President Donald Trump's first visit to India.
The halt in protests was also partly due to the holidays followed by soaring regional tensions between the US and Iran that eclipsed the protesters in Lebanon and Iraq demanding sweeping political change.
Amnesty International said at least 143 people were killed in the protests against increased fuel prices, a toll rejected by Tehran. Up to 200,000 people took part nationwide in the unrest, Iranian Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli said.
Amnesty International claim credible reports suggest at least 106 were killed in Iran protests. Tehran has officially confirmed only five deaths so far.
Protesters retook control of half of Ahrar Bridge, which leads to the other side of the Tigris River near the heavily fortified Green Zone, the seat of Iraq’s government.
Protesters complain of widespread corruption, a lack of job opportunities and poor basic services. In Baghdad, security forces opened fire on protesters marching in downtown's Rashid street.
Iraqi authorities reportedly cut off Internet access for nearly all of Baghdad and the southern part of the country on Tuesday as the latest wave of protests resulted in casualties.
Hong Kong has been battered by 18 consecutive weekends of unrest, with widespread public anger over Chinese rule and the police response to protests.
More than 100 people were injured during Tuesday's turmoil, the hospital authority said, as angry demonstrators took to the streets across the territory and police fired tear gas and water cannons to try to disperse them.
Yellow Vests have marched through Paris and other cities in protest against high living costs and the perceived indifference of President Emmanuel Macron.
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