A peaceful rally over the presumed massacre of 43 Mexican students ended with violence in the capital.
President Barack Obama will seek to release funds aimed at equipping more US police officers with body cameras.
Joshua Wong, the teenage face of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement, and two other student demonstrators went on hunger strike.
About 200 people, including tourists, formed a giant "SOS" on a beach on Spain's Canary Islands to protest against drilling for oil off the archipelago.
Police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson arrested 15 people after fresh protests over a grand jury decision not to indict a white policeman for shooting dead black teenager.
Amnesty International warned Hong Kong police against "excessive force" ahead of a planned rally by pro-democracy demonstrators.
US celebrities called for a boycott to take place- to protest a grand jury's decision not to prosecute a police officer who fatally shot a black teen.
Russia said that the racial unrest in the US town of Ferguson highlighted "massive" domestic problems in America.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are at a crossroads -- as public support fades after nearly two months of mass sit-ins and gridlocked traffic.
Israel is facing an ongoing wave of terror which is focused on Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said after an attack on a synagogue.
Several thousand people demonstrated in Madrid iin support of independence for the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
The parents of 43 missing students began a protest tour of Mexico, rejecting claims their sons were slaughtered in a crime rattling the nation and its leaders.
Protesters fuming over the disappearance of 43 college students set a government office alight in southern Mexico.
Jerusalem is witnessing security measures not seen in years as residents try to maintain some semblance of normal life while awaiting the next attack.
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.
New unidentified armoured columns rumbled toward the pro-Moscow rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine.
Several thousand Hungarians marched though Budapest to demand the resignation of the head of the country's tax office.
Thousands of protesters swarmed Mexico City to demand the safe return of 43 missing students after authorities arrested the main suspects in the disappearance.
The crisis in Burkina Faso deepened after the opposition stormed out of talks on a transition government at the inclusion of supporters of deposed president Blaise Compaore.
The European Union called on the Burkina Faso military to respect the fundamental rights of the people, including to peaceful protest.
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