Spanish riot police has broken up Catalan separatists’ blockade on key highways in the northeastern Catalonia region as protests continue following the arrest and detention of former regional president Carles Puigdemont.
Demonstrators have taken to the streets in Edinburgh, Scotland, to participate in a pro-EU rally ahead of the one-year anniversary of Article 50 being triggered by the UK parliament, which officially announced its intention to leave the political and economic bloc.
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been greeted by street protests in Australia over her response to the Southeast Asian country's ongoing violent campaign against persecuted Rohingya Muslims.
Hundreds of opposition supporters have taken to the streets in Bangladesh to demand the immediate release of former prime minister Khaleda Zia, who is serving a five-year prison sentence in a corruption case.
Thousands of people have staged a demonstration in the occupied Palestinian territories to demand the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after police recommended he be charged with bribery in connection with illegal gifts he received from a number of wealthy businessmen.
Bahraini forces have attacked groups of protesters marking the seventh anniversary of their uprising against the ruling Al Khalifah in several areas across the kingdom, injuring several of them in the ensuing clashes.