French anti-riot police fired teargas after clashes broke out during protests in central Paris as parliament set to vote on a bill drafted by the government aimed at setting up a health pass.
Tax reform is the issue that in April sparked mass nationwide protests that left more than 60 people dead and the Colombian government is facing accusations of use of excessive force.
Thousands of people attended the government-organised rally in Havana to denounce the US trade embargo and reaffirm their support for Cuba's revolution, a week after unprecedented protests rocked the communist-run country.
Cubans are tired of their deteriorating economic situation, featuring daily power cuts, shortages of food and medicine, and a record spike in pandemic cases.
Thousands of Cubans took part in demonstrations, chanting: "Down with the dictatorship," as President Miguel Diaz-Canel blamed the uprising on the US pursuing a "policy of economic suffocation to provoke social unrest in the country."
At least six people died amid violence and rioting as the Constitutional Court heard an application to review its landmark decision to jail former president Jacob Zuma for contempt of court.
Amid demands by delegates for "repressive" special forces police to be withdrawn, the electoral court official presiding over the ceremony agreed to suspend the event until midday.
Reports of members of the Palestinian Authority targetting and sexually harrassing Palestinian women protestors further undermines the credibility and legitimacy of the government.
During weekend unrest in occupied West Bank 12 Palestinian journalists, including five women, were assaulted by Palestinian police, says Reporters Without Borders.
At least nine Palestinians are wounded after Israeli police fired rubber-coated steel bullets to disperse protesters in Al Aqsa Mosque.
The Lebanese pound is trading at around 15,150 to the dollar, losing around 90 percent of its worth since the start of the crisis two years ago.
Unions and opposition parties say government plans to overhaul labour laws undermine collective bargaining and formalise overtime exploitation by employers.
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