The Iraqi Commission of Integrity has summoned or issued arrest warrants against more than 250 former and acting officials on suspicion of corruption, as part of the government's reforms after a wave of protests over unemployment, corruption and lack of public services hit the country.
Iran’s Judiciary’s spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaeili rejected the number of casualties of recent protests which has been provided by certain sources, stressing that the figures are fewer than what the sources claim.
Hundreds of office workers in Hong Kong’s business district gathered on Monday for the first in a week of lunchtime protests backing the pro-democracy movement after its resounding victory in district polls last month in the Chinese-ruled city.
Thousands of people across the world joined rallies demanding more action on climate change on Friday, aiming to force political leaders to come up with urgent solutions at a United Nations conference next week.
Reports of clashes in Baghdad and southern Iraq indicate that at least seven people were killed and dozens wounded in the latest spate of protests against economic hardships and corruption, police and medical sources said Sunday.
Colombian President Ivan Duque on Friday promised a "national conversation" on social policies, one day after massive demonstrations against his right-wing government left three dead and dozens wounded.