In western Germany, protesters have vowed to protect a forest that's due to be chopped down to make way for a coal mine. Police moved in to clear the forest ahead of the cutting next month, but activists have announced "massive civil disobedience."
The Pantheon in Paris houses the tombs of some of France's greatest citizens. The migrants occupied the building to call for the right to stay, and for a meeting with the prime minister.
Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student launched a five-day climate change protest in the German city of Cologne.
Activists have accused the police of using "excessive force" against protesters in Hong Kong. But the government has defended the violent escalation, saying it only took action "after repeated but futile warnings."
Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer in a town near Haifa on Sunday. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brutality in Israel.
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