Spain’s government dismissed calls on Saturday from Catalonia’s pro-independence regional chief for talks over a wave of violence sparked by the jailing of separatist leaders, as police braced for fresh protests.
Fierce clashes broke out between protesters and riot police in Hong Kong on Sunday as thousands marched through the strife-torn city, during a day of global protests aimed at casting a shadow over communist China's upcoming 70th birthday.
An Indonesian soldier was killed on Monday in a clash with students in Papua, a military spokesman said, while media reports said three students also died in the incident that marks a new escalation in unrest in the easternmost area.
A senior Yemeni military commander loyal to Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, the former president, has been killed during heavy clashes with army soldiers and allied fighters from the Houthi Ansaullah movement in the country’s northwestern province of Hajjah.
The UN envoy for Yemen has arrived in the capital Sana’a to discuss a recent UN-sponsored peace agreement on the country's lifeline port city of Hudaydah amid reported clashes between the warring parties.
Fresh clashes have been reported between Yemen’s Houthi fighters and militants loyal to the country’s former Saudi-backed regime in Hudaydah ahead of a UN-organized joint committee meeting meant to monitor the ceasefire in the strategic Red Sea port city.
Clashes between protesters and security forces in an impoverished Tunisian city where a journalist burned himself to death over economic conditions spread to two other towns overnight, authorities said Wednesday.