Police in Istanbul used tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds protesting a raid on the country's most popular newspaper. Turkish authorities seized the offices of the Zaman paper hours after a court placed it under the management of trustees.
President Erdogan's government has accused Nuriye Gulmen and Semih Ozakca of links to terrorist groups. The teachers were too weak to enter court, and part of their legal team was arrested two days before their hearing.
Organizers of a gay pride parade in Istanbul had said they would go ahead with a march despite a ban. But using tear gas and rubber bullets, police prevented large numbers of people from gathering together.
Violent clashes in Nairobi have left at least five people dead when live ammunition was fired into crowds of opposition supporters. The protesters had rallied to welcome back opposition leader Raila Odinga.
The educator has been released from jail, but will have to wear a tracking device until his trial ends. His hunger strike attempts to draw attention to Erdogan's crackdown on public servants.
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