Worker of KazStroyService in West Kazakhstan Oblast have gone on strike demanding higher wages.
Hong Kong bailiffs and police are planning to take action at pro-democracy protest sites in the city, as pressure grows on demonstrators to leave.
A month on the streets has given young Hong Kong democracy protesters a taste of life outside the city's cramped shoebox apartments.
Hong Kong democracy activists marked one month of mass protests, calling on supporters to gather for an evening rally wearing the masks.
A protester who died during a clash at the site of a contested French dam project was wounded by "an explosion''.
Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests abruptly postponed a vote on their next steps due to differing opinions about how to move the month-long campaign forward.
Thousands of chanting students, teachers and parents took to the streets across Spain to protest against government spending cuts.
Hong Kong student leaders said they may not take part in further talks with the government after accusing city authorities of failing to make any meaningful offer.
Hong Kong's leader told media that if the government met pro-democracy protesters' demands it would result in the city's poorer people dominating elections.
Hong Kong's embattled leader said "foreign forces" were at work in the pro-democracy movement that has paralysed parts of the city.
Protesters occupied three town halls in southern Mexico to demand the safe return of 43 students who disappeared after gang-linked police attacked them.
Hong Kong's justice chief insisted that any prosecution of plainclothes officers who were filmed beating a handcuffed protester would be handled impartially.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have an "almost zero chance" of changing Beijing's stance and securing free elections despite more than two weeks of rallies.
Turkish President Recep vowed that the peace process with Kurdish rebels would not be derailed by "sabotage".
Two members of the Femen feminist movement staged a bare-breasted protest on the roof of the Moulin Rouge cabaret in Paris.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters remained stubbornly encamped outside the city's government headquarters in the early hours of Monday.
Thousands took to the streets in Paris and Bordeaux to demonstrate for what protesters called "traditional family values" and against assisted pregnancies.
Thousands marched in Africa to pressure governments to do more to stop the poaching industry that many fear is driving rhinos and elephants to the brink of extinction.
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters held a peace rally in central Hong Kong in defiance of recent attacks against their ranks.
Hong Kong police have arrested several people with suspected links to the city's notorious "triad" criminal gangs.
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