The violence took place on the second day of protests against the peacekeeping mission MONUSCO for failing to protect civilians in a region marred by decades of violence.
Two members of parliament are under criminal investigation as officials said there is "direct evidence" against them for inciting violence at a peaceful anti-government protest.
Novak Djokovic's fans and relatives took streets to show support to their tennis star following a row over a coronavirus vaccine medical exemption where the Serbian government issued a note to the Australian diplomatic mission.
State oil company workers and doctors in Sudan said they were joining protests against the military coup that has derailed the country's planned transition to democracy.
Most people in Myanmar are shunning usual festivities this year to focus on their campaign against the junta who overthrew Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government on February 1.
Authorities reportedly deploy paramilitary forces to major cities and issue instructions to restrict internet in capital's sensitive areas as protesters demand the release of a party leader and expulsion of France's envoy from Pakistan.
Myanmar military expresses sadness for protest death toll, which it puts at 164, and airs video testimony of a former top Yangon official alleging corruption by ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, including receiving cash, gold bars and silk.
Opposing the military takeover of the state, Myanmar citizens have staged protests across the country while putting their lives at risk.
The clashes were prompted by a video that appeared to show a man being beaten on Sunday by officers in the area.
Meanwhile, security forces in northern Myanmar arrested five journalists after firing at protesters in the city of Myitkyina.
Police bundled over 17 protesters into a black truck at the tollgate who were trying to hold a rally over last year's deadly demonstrations against police brutality.
Demonstrators are seeking to roll back the seizure of power by the military and demanding the release of the country's ousted leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, and other top figures.
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