Hong Kong: Thousands of protesters demand 'real autonomy'
Thousands of black-clad masked demonstrators defied a police ban and entered Hong Kong's central shopping district. Police responded to protesters' "emergency call" for meaningful autonomy with tear gas.
Iraq: Dozens killed as anti-government protests continue
Demonstrators continued to vent their anger across Iraq, despite Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi's assurances of reform. Citizens took to the streets to renew their demands for a change of regime and basic services.
Guinea: Several killed in protests against new constitution
Guinea's continued crackdown on opposition protests led to several deaths on Monday. Police opened fire on demonstrators opposing a new constitution that could allow President Alpha Conde to run for a third term.
Hong Kong protesters in fresh standoff with police
Demonstrators went ahead with a banned march to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing's move to curtail elections. A hardcore of protesters threw petrol bombs at police, who responded with tear gas and water cannon.
Sudan: Dozens die as military nixes deal with protesters
The military council said it will not uphold an agreement with the opposition after it rejected a plan for quicker elections. Demonstrators called the deaths of 60 people a "bloody massacre."
Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest
Security forces have used live rounds in an operation to disperse peaceful protesters in Khartoum. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir.
Tensions in Rio on Opening Ceremony night
Demonstrators set fire to a 2016 Rio Olympics shirt moments before the official Opening Ceremony to the Summer Games.