Protesters in Hong Kong have battled police on multiple fronts, from major disruptions during the morning rush hour to a late-night stand-off at a prominent university, as the five-month anti-government movement took an increasingly violent turn.
Hong Kong’s leader has pledged to “spare no effort” in bringing an end to anti-government protests that have hit the city for more than five months, following a day of violence in which one person was shot and another set on fire.
A Hong Kong student who fell from a parking garage after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters has died, fuelling more outrage against authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.
Masked men have attacked anti-government protesters in the Iraqi city of Basra, killing five and wounding scores more, state TV and medical officials said.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has held a surprise meeting with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam.
A 48-year-old knife-wielding man who allegedly slashed two people and bit off part of the ear of a politician has been arrested, along with two men who attacked him in return, Hong Kong police have said.
Iraq’s Prime Minister has called on anti-government protesters to reopen roads after a month of rallies demanding wide-ranging political change.
A knife-wielding man has slashed several people and bit off part of the ear of a local pro-democracy politician in Hong Kong.
Riot police have stormed several shopping centres in Hong Kong in a move to thwart more pro-democracy protests.
Iraqi protesters blocked roads in Baghdad on Sunday to increase pressure on the government to resign after more than a week of renewed mass demonstrations.
China’s state-owned Xinhua News Agency has denounced the attack on its office in Hong Kong by pro-democracy protesters on Saturday as “barbaric”.
Controversial fracking will no longer be allowed because of new scientific analysis, the Government has said.
Standard Chartered has shrugged off protests in Hong Kong and a slowdown in the global economy to post a hike in third-quarter profits.
Lebanon’s prime minister has resigned, bowing to one of the central demands of anti-government demonstrators shortly after baton-wielding Hezbollah supporters rampaged through the main protest camp in Beirut, torching tents, smashing chairs and chasing away protesters.
Chile’s president has asked all his cabinet members to offer their resignations as he shakes up his government in response to a massive wave of protests.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters have marched in Chile’s capital, intensifying pressure on a government struggling to contain deadly unrest over economic hardship.
Lebanese security forces have dragged away protesters who refused to move from roadblocks in central Beirut, to reopen roads closed during a campaign of civil disobedience.
Hong Kong authorities have withdrawn an unpopular extradition bill that sparked months of chaotic protests that have morphed into a campaign for greater democratic change.
Policing the Extinction Rebellion protests has cost Scotland Yard £37 million so far this year – more than twice the annual budget of its Violent Crime Taskforce.
Hundreds of thousands have thronged public squares across Lebanon in the largest protests the country has seen since 2005, unifying an often divided public against leaders who have ruled for three decades and brought the economy to the brink of disaster.
Tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Lebanon’s major cities and towns demanding an end to corruption and the rule of the country’s political elite, in the largest anti-government protests yet in four days of demonstrations.
Hong Kong protesters flooded the streets again on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and setting up barricades amid tear gas and firebombs.
A man distributing leaflets near a wall with pro-democracy messages was stabbed as Hong Kong anti-government protesters prepared to hold an unauthorised march on Sunday to press their demands.
Masses of flag-waving demonstrators demanding Catalonia’s independence and the release from prison of separatist leaders jammed downtown Barcelona on Friday as the northeastern Spanish region endured its fifth straight night of unrest.
Lebanon’s prime minister has given his political adversaries a 72-hour ultimatum to agree on “convincing” reforms amid escalating nationwide protests over the country’s worsening economic crisis.
Extinction Rebellion activists have been marching through London demanding action for climate change as part of the penultimate day of their “Autumn Uprising” campaign.
Extinction Rebellion activists, joined by celebrities including Steve Coogan, have led a protest to Downing Street and blocked roads in central London on the penultimate day of a fortnight of demonstrations.
A climate change activist dubbed Mr Broccoli after being arrested during environmental protests has revealed his true identity.
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have donned cartoon character masks as they formed human chains across the semi-autonomous Chinese city in defiance of a government ban on face coverings at public assemblies.
Catalonia and its riot-swept regional capital Barcelona have been paralysed by a mix of strikes and marches as it faced its fifth day of protests over the conviction of independence leaders.