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France's largest nationwide strike in years has severely disrupted schools and transport. Workers are angry about planned pension reforms that would see them retiring later or facing reduced payouts.
A group of hardcore protesters threw petrol bombs at a police station as violence flared in Hong Kong during a banned march that drew tens of thousands.
Without a word, Mohd Kassim Abdul Hamid made his was to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) from the National Heart Institute (IJN) where the post-mortem will be conducted on his dear son, Muhammad Adib who succumbed to his injuries after being brutally assaulted during the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple riot.
President Emmanuel Macron promised a 100-euro monthly rise in France's minimum wage among a series of measures aimed at placating the Yellow Vest protest movement.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris is to close on Saturday amid fears of further street violence from "yellow vest" anti-government protests.
Thousands of people protested violence against women in Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening, after the apparent killings of two young girls last week, local media reported.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced on Tuesday a six-month suspension of fuel tax hikes that have triggered widespread and sometimes violent protests.
At least 55 Palestinians were killed Monday and more than 1,000 others injured when Israeli forces fired on demonstrations along Israel's border with the Gaza Strip.
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