Thousands of South Koreans, led by activists, laid on the ground signifying their deaths in a demonstration to demand action on climate change ahead of next week's climate summit at the United Nations.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the Egyptian authorities to “protect the right to peaceful protest” after police arrested dozens of demonstrators who had participated in rare protests against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi over alleged government corruption.
France and Germany say they are expected to sign an agreement on removing obstacles on exporting jointly-manufactured weapons to non-European and non-NATO countries.
Chemicals present within legal limits in tap water are projected to be responsible for more than 100,000 cancer cases in the US, according to estimates from a new study.
Residents in Hong Kong have taken to the streets to counter a wave of anti-government protests that have ravaged the Chinese territory for months.
The French government has deployed thousands of police officers Paris to counter fresh yellow vest demonstrations, which are planned to be held alongside global climate rallies in the capital on Saturday.
US President Donald Trump says only a "complete deal” with China on trade will be acceptable, reiterating his tough approach against Beijing, as the two countries begin a new round of trade talks.
Hundreds of Egyptians have held rare protests against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in capital Cairo and several other cities.
A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California’s authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest US battles over climate change.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has vowed to introduce measures to avoid civilian casualties during security operations, following an assault during which a US airstrike killed at least 30 civilians.