The protests began in opposition to a now-suspended bill that would have allowed the extradition of suspects for trial in mainland China but have swelled into wider calls for democracy.
Spain’s acting prime minister hardened his stance on Catalonia in a live TV debate with his rivals, ahead of a repeat general election which polls suggest will lead to another inconclusive outcome.
For much of the past 40 years, Iran has been battling Kurdish militants who use bases in neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan to stage attacks against the Guards and state institutions inside the country.
Tensions between Arab and African tribes in Darfur date back to 2003, when ethnic minority rebels took up arms against the then Arab-dominated government of since-ousted president Omar Al Bashir, accusing it of marginalising the region economically and politically.
European Union leaders meet without Britain on Thursday, but their departing neighbour’s absence will not make agreeing a budget any easier. While the EU chiefs watch their phones for news from the UK election, their summit faces
Protesters clashed with police as thousands took to the streets of Chile’s capital on Friday for a demonstration that marked 50 days since the outbreak of the country’s worst civil unrest in decades
In a statement Thursday, the Metropolitan Police said they were called overnight to "a large unlicensed music event in the street” and that officers unsuccessfully sought to encourage the crowd to leave.
The United States and China imposed visa restrictions on each other in tit-for-tat moves over their disagreement on Tibet, adding fuel to the diplomatic fire between the superpowers.
On Sunday afternoon, 18 gang members died in a clash between inmates at El Porvenir prison, 60 kilometers (40 miles) north of the capital Tegucigalpa.