With the oil prices that subsidize life in Algieria falling and prices rising, people feel uncertain about their future. They can’t even protest the worrying economic conditions: It’s officially a democracy, yet even peaceful protest is banned.
PM Modi's move to abruptly withdraw all high-value currency notes from circulation remains highly contentious a year on, with former PM Manmohan Singh calling it "a black day" for India's economy and democracy.
President Robert Mugabe has made an appearance at a graduation ceremony in the capital despite his house arrest. But a powerful war veterans group is calling for his ouster and for protests against the longtime leader.
Many called on the interior minister, police chief and a special prosecutor to resign for failing to combat corruption. They also demanded a full investigation into a corruption scandal from 2012 known as "Gorilla."
Thousands of European climate change activists have descended on the heartland of Germany's coal industry. The movement brings together a broad coalition of social justice activists wanting to challenge the status quo.
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