The months-long rallies, lead by students, have been calling for a rewrite of Thailand's military-scripted constitution and an end to alleged government harassment of political opponents, as well as reform of the once-unassailable monarchy.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has recalled parliament for an extraordinary session to discuss how to reduce tensions after tens of thousands of mostly young protesters have taken to the streets in the past week to demand sweeping reforms.
Thousands of protesters marched in Washington and elsewhere in the United States to protest President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and to call for his defeat in the November 3 election.
The anti-government demonstrations demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha continued through the night, and by early morning authorities had issued an emergency decree banning gatherings of more than four people.
Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov had earlier refused to sign the decree confirming Sadyr Japarov's appointment and asked the parliament to hold another vote.
Protests since mid-July have brought the highest pressure in years on Thailand's ruling establishment, with protesters also calling for reforms to curb the monarchy of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, once a taboo subject.
Bangladesh rights activists blame the increasing number of sexual assaults on a culture of impunity and poor prosecutorial outcomes, saying tougher penalties are not enough.
Ahead of the announcement, opposition supporters in Kyrgyzstan had seized several government buildings in the country's capital, freed ex-president Atambayev from jail and announced plans to oust the president and form a new government.
The late night cremation was carried out against the wishes of her family sparking angry protesters to scuffle with New Delhi police and burning pictures and effigies of officials
Police used pepper spray against demonstrators who sprayed paint along the route of the march to mark International Safe Abortion Day in Mexico City.
French authorities have resorted to "overly broad laws to arrest and prosecute thousands of protesters who did not commit violent acts," Amnesty International says in a report.
Belarusian security forces detained dozens of protesters as crowds rallied in central Minsk accusing President Lukashenko of rigging last month's election.
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