The government announces a curfew and suspends certain constitutional rights to allow security forces to contain unrest during the protests over a disputed election. At least three people have died.
The delayed presidential vote count sparked unrest amid opposition accusations of electoral fraud.
Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla accuses incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez of trying to steal the country's disputed election by faking poll results.
Kenya's Supreme Court dismisses two petitions to overturn the country's October 26 presidential election rerun and approves President Uhuru Kenyatta's win for a second term.
Four of five governors from Venezuela's opposition bloc move away from their coalition's official position to swear themselves in before a Constituent Assembly that supports President Nicolas Maduro.
Having failed to remove Maduro in protests, earlier this year, that led to 125 deaths and thousands of arrests, the opposition was confident a strong showing on Sunday could be parlayed into victory in next year’s presidential election.
The Supreme Court on September 1 declared Kenya's August 8 presidential election "invalid, null and void" after hearing a legal challenge filed by the opposition, led by Raila Odinga.
The court criticised the election board for its performance in last month's annulled presidential election and ordered a fresh vote to be held within 60 days.
Anti-Maduro protests surge in Caracas as members from the 34-nation Organization of American States bloc meet in Washington DC to discuss the crisis.
"I don't see anything special happening in the future, no matter who becomes president," said Babak Kiani, an Iranian clothing salesman. "I may vote, but I know it doesn't change anything," he added.
Led by opposition leaders, lawmakers and Lilian Tintori -- the wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez -- the crowd carried flowers and placards denouncing "repression."
There was heavy security in the capital Tehran as campaigning got underway for the presidential vote in May. Six candidates are vying for the position.
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