The deputy speaker of South Korea’s parliament joined a growing band of politicians on Wednesday who have shaved their heads in a protest against a new justice minister whose family is being investigated for suspected wrongdoing.
Australia’s biggest newspapers ran front pages on Monday made up to appear heavily redacted, in a protest against legislation that restricts press freedoms, a rare show of unity by the usually partisan media industry.
Rampant corruption has also eroded the country's infrastructure and basic services.
A video of a popular children's song in Lebanon has gone viral on social media after protesters in Beirut spontaneously sang the hit number to calm a toddler caught in the midst of noisy demonstrations. The boy has watched the full performance wide-eyed.
More than 30 people were taken to hospital with breathing difficulties
More than 250 Iraqis have been killed in demonstrations against government since the start of October.
Hong Kong anti-government protesters are due to march on Saturday in what has been billed as a global “emergency call” for autonomy for the Asian financial hub that was guaranteed
Tens of thousands of supporters of an Islamist political party are staging a protest camp in Pakistan’s capital, where authorities are using shipping containers and riot police to block access to key government buildings.
A Pakistani cleric who galvanised tens of thousands of followers to march on Islamabad is considering his next move after a deadline he imposed for the prime minister to resign