Protests in favor of tighter restrictions on gun-ownership are taking place across the US. Hundreds of thousands attended the main demonstration in Washington DC. The protest was organized by students who survived the Parkland school shooting.
The legal basis for firearm possession in the US is enshrined in the Second Amendment of the Constitution. But how are guns regulated? DW looks at who can buy and sell them — and how one loophole undermines gun control.
The first large-scale pro-independence rally in a generation has brought thousands of people onto the streets of Taipei. China has recently strengthened its determination to bring the self-ruled island under its control.
Protests calling for gun control have been held across the US, with solidarity marches also taking place around the world. The "March for Our Lives" movement began after February's school shooting in Florida.
Thousands of students across the US staged a walkout to demand gun reform on the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. The walkouts were spearheaded by the survivors of the February Florida shootings.
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