The sardine has become a symbol of protest against the far-right firebrand leader Matteo Salvini, who served as interior minister and deputy prime minister in the previous coalition government with the Five Star Movement.
Hong Kong's anti-Beijing protesters returned to the streets for a series of marches and rallies after a rare period of calm in nearly six months of unrest.
Hundreds of Hong Kong elders have taken to the streets on Saturday to back students for a unity rally as anti-Beijing activists vowed to battle what they say is police brutality and unlawful arrests.
Three Iraqi protesters shot dead in clashes with security forces in the capital's Khilani square, officials say. Separately, roadside bomb kills two protesters in Tayaran square, about 500 meters from Tahrir square.
Meanwhile, Iraqi officials express "deep regret" at the death of protesters during weeks of unrest but defended Baghdad's handling of the situation.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Wednesday announced that his country is pulling out of organizing Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit and UN Climate Change Conference amid escalating violence in country-wide protests.
The military said it was trying to re-open routes blocked by people with barriers and sit-ins as part of a wave of unprecedented protests demanding the government resigns.
Hezbollah chief warned that a power vacuum could tip the country into civil war, suggesting that adversaries, including the US and Israel, were seeking to exploit an unprecedented wave of demonstrations to provoke conflict.
The country is entering the second week of an uprising over inadequate public services, endemic corruption and painful austerity measures, despite the government's adoption of an emergency reform plan.
Chile's president declared a state of emergency in Santiago and gave the military responsibility for security after a day of violent protests over increases in the price of metro tickets.
President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency as protesters hurled stones and erected burning barricades after the end of decades-old fuel subsidies as part of a $2 billion government fiscal reform package.
The government deployed a massive police presence on Saturday as it feared yellow-vest supporters would take advantage of authorised protests over climate change and pension reform to cause disruption in the French capital.
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