The Nuit Debout - 'Rise Up at Night' - movement in France is demanding more social justice. The demonstrators have been protesting against socialist president François Hollande's planned labor market reform. They've called a general strike.
A prison where Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega was once jailed by the country's right-wing dictatorship now holds his own dissidents. DW spoke with family members and activists camping outside El Chipote jail.
Police in Northern Ireland say officers came under gunfire during a fourth night of violence in the city of Derry/Londonderry. Authorities are pointing the finger at Irish republican groups opposed to the peace process.
Police in the southwestern French city of Nantes again clashed with protesters overnight. The demonstrations followed a deadly shooting by police of a man during a stop-and-search.
Curfews have been imposed, troops put on the streets and the internet reportedly shut down. Burgeoning protests in Iraq against corruption and poor services represent a major challenge and risk boiling over.
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