A peaceful rally kicked off in the town of Compiegne north of Paris and a demonstration was planned in the nation's capital later on Saturday after two nights of unrest.
Police fired tear gas to push back black-clad protesters who ransacked business premises during May Day demonstrations against the policies of President Emmanuel Macron.
Protesters march in cities across the country against Macron government's health pass that is now required to access restaurants, cafes, cultural venues, sports arenas and long-distance travel.
Drivers honked horns and motorcyclists raised three-finger salutes as they headed along a 20-kilometre route, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.
Activists ditch usual Thingyan new year holiday festivities to focus on campaign against the generals who seized power in a coup.
Student protesters marched through the Dhaka University campus and Dhaka's streets demanding the annulment of the digital security law and the release of seven student activists.
More than 280 people were detained in Moscow for protesting a court hearing that decides if Navalny should be jailed for violating the terms of a suspended sentence he was given on embezzlement charges in 2014.
Thousands of supporters of US President Donald Trump, including racist group Proud Boys, clashed with anti-Trump demonstrators in across the US.
The pro-democracy protesters have been demanding Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and his government step down, the constitution be amended, and the monarchy reformed to make it more accountable.
US President Donald Trump turned up of the volume on his campaign speech classics in Florida with vicious attacks against Hillary Clinton and the media, and warnings against the left and socialism.
Violent clashes continue in the volatile Central Asian country known for a notoriously unstable political system.
Protesters gathered in Bangkok for the most ambitious rally so far in a pro-democracy campaign that has shaken up the government and Thailand's conservative establishment.
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