Thousands take to the streets to demand electoral reform in the country. Clashes erupt when protesters try to enter Baghdad's fortified government district.
The Iraqi premier has announced the defeat of "Islamic State" (IS) after months of fighting to uproot the militant group. But European authorities have warned that its ideology still remains a threat to global security.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called on Israel's prime minister to make "brave gestures" toward the Palestinian people. The two leaders fundamentally disagreed over the US decision on Jerusalem.
At least one person has died during protests in major towns in Kenya. Opposition leader Raila Odinga called for the demonstrations, aimed at forcing out key officials at the electoral commission.
The Mediterranean country has changed its electoral system five times since 2013. The newest system is set to hurt the upstart populist Five Star Movement (M5S).
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