An aide to Emmanuel Macron was put on two-week leave after he was seen hitting a street protester in demonstrations in Paris in May, the French president’s spokesman said on Thursday, a decision deemed too soft by opposition leaders.
Unrest in Honduras on Friday left at least one protester dead and over 100 others arrested for looting after a delayed and disputed presidential vote count sparked unrest amid opposition accusations of electoral fraud, presstv.com reported.
Thousands of people on Tuesday attended the funeral of a protester killed a day earlier during clashes in southern Tunisia amid escalating tensions over social and labor issues across the North African country.
A 23-year-old man has been fatally shot in the head during overnight protests in northern Venezuela against the embattled president Nicolas Maduro over the shortage of food and medicine in the oil-rich country.
A Burundian protester has been killed during fresh clashes with security forces in the capital Bujumbura amid simmering anger in the Southeast African nation over President Pierre Nkurunziza’s bid for a third term in power.
An Egyptian female protester has been killed in clashes with security forces during a rally in the capital, Cairo, on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising against former dictator Hosni Mubarak.
Demonstrators eased their blockade of Hong Kong government offices and allowed civil servants to return to work Monday morning after the authorities set a deadline for the police to restore access to the buildings.