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Nigerians marched in several states this week in an outpouring of grief and to press authorities to investigate the death last week of popular Afrobeats musician Mohbad, forcing the police to exhume his body on Thursday for an autopsy.
The morality police are back in the streets and the surveillance has increased. The regime is also set to bring in new laws for the wearing of hijbs. Under these proposals, the punishment as well as associated costs of violations have been included, such as ban on internet usage and ban on travel.
Dissident groups claim to have information about police officers following the incident. Authorities are advising officers how to deal with the risk.
The arrests saved 13 children from further harm at the hands of the men, police said. The operation was carried out with the assistance of intelligence from the FBI in the US.
Protesters called on Prime Minister Hasina to step down and form a caretaker government to lead the country during next year's elections. Several Western countries have condemned Hasina's government over rights abuses.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg was charged with disobeying police orders at a protest in Malmo, in southern Sweden, last month. She said she had acted out of necessity to fight the "climate crisis."
Drones and animal trackers continue the hunt for a suspected lioness on the loose in a suburb of Berlin. Though some experts have said they aren't sure the animal was a lioness at all.
Protesters in Kenya demonstrated in several cities, including the capital Nairobi, were met with heavy police presence. The protests come as food prices continue to rise, causing pressure on households.
Police used teargas to disperse protests in the Nairobi and Mombasa. Kenyan opposition have called for the protests to condemn new taxes amid a severe cost-of-living crisis.
The 17-year-old boy shot dead by a police officer was buried on Saturday as the French government braced for further protests after the worst violence for 18 years. Friends and family attended a private funeral at Nanterre, where Nahel Merzouk was killed on Tuesday after being stopped by two motorcycle patrol police.
We look at the latest French and international reactions to tensions in France following a week of riots. In other news: British PM Rishi Sunak is accused of breaking a climate pledge, just days after the Earth's hottest day ever. Finally, find out why humans are more similar to elephants than previously thought!