Violence erupted at a rally calling for greater democratic freedoms.
Police fired tear gas and wielded batons.
French police have used pepper spray and batons to push back pro-Catalan independence protesters who blocked a major highway border pass between France and Spain.
Hong Kong police shot and wounded one protester on Monday, who, hospital officials said, was in critical condition, as the Chinese-ruled territory spiralled into rare working-hours violence in its 24th straight week of pro-democracy unrest.
Iraqi security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to repel demonstrators who had marched towards government buildings in protest against corruption and economic hardship. The incident marked a renewal of the anti-government protests after security forces killed about 150 people.
Protesters hurled rocks at riot police using tear gas in the Ecuadoran capital of Quito on Friday (October 11), amidst rising public anger over the austerity measures of President Lenin Moreno.
Riot police cleared the streets of central Hong Kong of black-clad protesters and makeshift barriers in another night of rage on Monday
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday wearing face masks in defiance of colonial-era emergency powers
A large crowd amassed for a protest rally ahead of Tuesday's 70th anniversary of communist rule in China.
Hundreds of protesters, many of them masked and dressed in black, took cover behind umbrellas and barricades made from street fencing.
Police used tear gas and a water cannon during protests outside the local headquarters of the China People's Liberation Army in Hong Kong.
Police said they used tear gas to disperse the crowd after protesters lit fires outside the Tsim Sha Tsui police station
Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at protesters who defied police warnings not to march in a neighbourhood where six days earlier a mob apparently targeting demonstrators brutally attacked people in a train station.
Violent confrontations between Israeli military and Palestinians continue in wake of Trump Jerusalem move
The pupils could be seen huddling against a wall while journalists in protective gear tried to shield them.
Hundreds of medics protest at Venezuela's deteriorating healthcare system and medical shortages, blaming President Maduro
South African police have fired rubber bullets and set off stun grenades to disperse student protesters on a Johannesburg university campus.
Greek police fired tear gas and pepper spray at pensioners during an anti-austerity protest in which some of the elderly demonstrators tried to tip over a riot police bus blocking a road to the prime
Riot police have fired tear gas and pepper spray at protesters who obstructed the route of the Olympic flame through a poor neighbourhood of Rio.
Australia is reeling after footage was aired on TV showing guards tear-gassing teenage inmates of a detention centre and strapping a half-naked, hooded boy to a chair.
Police use tear gas, more than 20 people arrested