Police in Myanmar launched their most sweeping crackdown in three weeks of protests against military rule on Saturday in towns and cities across the country, with media reports of a woman shot dead and dozens of people detained.
Several hundred opposition supporters were camped out in tents outside Armenia's parliament on Friday demanding Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's resignation over his handling of last year's war with Azerbaijan.
Many thousands of opponents of Myanmar’s Feb. 1 military coup marched on Sunday in towns from north to south, undeterred by the bloodiest episode of their campaign the previous day when security forces opened fire on protesters, killing two.
Protesters in Myanmar kept up demands on Monday for the release of ousted de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and an end to military rule, though crowds were smaller after the junta deployed armored vehicles and more soldiers on the streets.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged farmers to end their over two-month long protest against agricultural reforms, assuring them that a mechanism of floor prices for key crops would remain in place.
Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Caretaker Prime Minister Hassan Diab condemned violence and clashes in the northern city of Tripoli between security forces and demonstrators angered by a strict coronavirus lockdown that has exacerbated a chronic economic crisis.
Indian farmers protesting against agricultural reforms Tuesday breached barricades in the capital and clashed with police, who fired tear gas to restrain them, shortly after a convoy of tractors trundled through the city's outskirts.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that protests by farmers against three laws brought by his government were politically motivated, as he touted the success of an agricultural scheme launched last year.