At least 15 people were killed and scores injured in heavy rains and flooding, Kenya's Daily Nation said on Friday.
Activists marched through Paris on Saturday to condemn what they see as persecution of migrants by the French state.
About 11,000 people, many of them Kurdish migrants, marched in the northern German city of Hanover on Saturday, March 17, to protest the Turkish military operation in Afrin.
Champion of the Far East in powerlifting Ivan Savkin, reportedly broke a record by towing a ship weighing over 10,000 tonnes, with the strength of his own body, in Vladivostok.
Thousands of elderly Spaniards on Saturday rallied in protests across the country to ask for an increase in public pension payouts for retirees.
Teachers, unions and families alike participated in a 'March of the Torches' in Buenos Aires on Friday, to demand an increase in teachers' salaries at the local and national level.
Tropical Cyclone Marcus swept through Darwin - capital of Australia's Northern Territory, on Saturday, with heavy winds of 130 km per hour and rain closing the local airport and blowing down trees.
Demonstrators took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro for the second-straight day of protests following the death of Marielle Franco.
Skiers were forced to jump for their lives and others were flung off a ski lift at a Georgian ski resort on Friday (March 16) after a serious malfunction.
A Russian An-12 plane laden with around nine tonnes of gold hit problems during take-off in Yakutsk on Thursday, scattering bars of precious metal on the runway.
Thousands of Catalan protesters staged a demonstration in front of the Generalitat de Catalunya in Barcelona.
Pensioners took to the streets of Paris on Thursday to protest against pension reforms and cuts implemented by Emmanuel Macron’s administration.
The 30th anniversary of the poison gas attack by the forces of Iraq’s former dictator Saddam Hussein on the northern town of Halabja will be marked on Friday.
Hong Kong’s notoriously expensive housing makes owning an affordable home a pipe dream for many residents.
Cambridge residents and British media mourned the world renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who passed away at the age of 76 at his home in Cambridge on Wednesday.
Several hundred pro-Kurdish demonstrators clashed with police during an unauthorized protest outside the US embassy in Paris on Tuesday evening to draw attention to the Turkish assault on the Syrian town of Afrin.
A group of so-called DREAMers from all over California decided to take advantage of the visit of US President Donald Trump to San Diego, Tuesday, to demonstrate against his policies against the DACA program.
The Chinese embassy in Nepal is actively assisting with the aftermath following the crash of an aircraft at Nepal's capital airport.
Protesters took to the streets of Rome, Tuesday, to demonstrate against the eviction of residents who are unable to meet their mortgage and rent payments.
Dozens of Kurds gathered in front of the Russian consulate in Frankfurt on Tuesday to protest against the ongoing Turkish offensive in Syria's Afrin.
Parts of Argentina's famous Perito Moreno glacier, including an impressive ice arch, collapsed over the weekend, leaving tourists startled by the gap that was left.
An anti-Merkel demonstration under the name of 'Merkel Must Go' was held in Hamburg on Monday night.
More than 1,500 medical students and interns protested Monday in Tunis in front of the Health ministry.
Israeli forces clashed with Palestinians on Monday (March 12) against Israeli measures towards university students.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel signs a coalition contract between the CDU/CSU conservatives and the SPD Social Democrats to form the country's new government.
Hundreds of protesters marched through the city center of Hamburg on Sunday to denounce the Turkish military operation in the Kurdish-dominated enclave of Afrin in northern Syria.
A large protest was held in Barcelona with pro-independence supporters calling for the release of jailed Catalan separatist politicians.
Dozens of Palestinian mourners near the West Bank city of Nablus held a funeral for a Palestinian who was shot and killed in clashes between Palestinians and Israeli settlers.
Japan has marked the seventh anniversary of the tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster that left more than 18,000 dead or missing.
Thousands of people protested the arrest of three anti-mining activists in the north-eastern city of Jerada in Morocco on Friday.
At least three thousand ethnic Hungarians living in Romania rallied in the Romanian city of Targu Mures, in the northwest of Transylvania on Saturday, demanding greater autonomy in the region.
Anarchist groups and riot police clashed in Thessaloniki on Saturday after some 2,000 left-wing activists from all over Greece and the Balkans held a rally against racism.
Thousands of people marched peacefully through the streets of central Florence on Saturday, March 10, after an Italian man shot dead a Senegalese street vendor.
Massive floods caused by heavy rain have swamped parts of the Australian state of Queensland as swollen rivers inundate more than 200 homes.
Hundreds of people attended an International Women's Day rally in Sydney on Saturday, with the theme being "Stop the Silence! End the Violence! In the workplace, campus, and home."
The 2018 Winter Paralympic Games kicked off in PyeongChang, Friday, with a lively opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium featuring a fireworks display.
The South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT hosted a competition between two robots, both named Curly, and a team of their human counterparts.
Almost 50 people joined in an annual elephant polo charity tournament on Thursday with the aim of raising funds to help domesticated elephants in Thailand.
When Shokria Jan's husband, a police officer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, was killed by the Taliban three years ago she had four children to care for.
Hundreds of women brought traffic to a halt outside Madrid's city hall on Thursday in a demonstration marking Spain's first national women's strike organized to coincide with International Women's Day.
Hundreds hold a rally against the renewed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal in Santiago, just a day before representatives of 11 different nations sign it.
One person has been arrested after four people were seriously wounded in two separate knife attacks in the Austrian capital, Vienna.
Student protests against gun violence continued on Wednesday after a school shooting that left 17 dead in Florida in February.
Scores of protesters gathered outside the British Parliament in London on Wednesday to protest against Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to London.
For Russian female drivers the International Women's Day usually celebrated on March 8 has started earlier.
Demonstrators gathered outside British parliament on Wednesday.
A fire broke out in at the hotel in western Turkish city of Izmir on Wednesday wounding four people, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) brought hundreds of people onto the streets of Thessaloniki for an anti-imperialist demonstration on Tuesday.
Japan's first floating hotel, which protects guests against tsunamis, was launched in the Dutch-themed Huis Ten Bosch theme-park in Nagasaki on Monday.
Hamburg witnessed far-right protests for the fifth consecutive week but was outnumbered 3-1 by anti-fascist demonstrators.
The Russian military has successfully test-fired a modern Iskander-M short-range tactical missile during a drill.
As the US East coast Entered its third day after getting hit by deadly Winter Storm Riley, some coastal areas in New Jersey remained flooded on Sunday.
A nationalist rally was held in Athens on Sunday, in protest over the Macedonia naming dispute and government policy concerning the teaching of religion in public schools.
Three days before International Women's Day, more than one thousand of Istanbul women protested on Sunday against war.
Mourners carried the body of 59-year-old Palestinian farmer, Muhammed Abu Jama, during his funeral in the town of Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.
15,000 Spanish pro-unity supporters demonstrated on Sunday, March 4, in Barcelona against the secessionist movement in Catalonia, Catalan urban police said.
Hundreds of Macedonian-Australians gathered in Melbourne on Sunday, March 4, to rally for Macedonia's right to keep its name in an ongoing dispute with Greece.
One person was arrested during the March for Trump in Austin, Texas, Saturday.
Far-right activists came to blows with counter-demonstrators in Kandel on Saturday, during an anti-immigration protest.
People in northwest China's Xi'an city were treated to a drone light show on Friday, March 2, as part of the Lantern Festival celebrations.
The Syrian army released footage on Friday, March 2, showing soldiers dropping leaflets near Damascus in eastern Ghouta.
Members of patriotic organisations and nationalist parties marched through the streets of Sofia to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Bulgaria's liberation from 500-year-long Ottoman rule.
Around 130,000 supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rally dubbed "For a Strong Russia" at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, ahead of the upcoming presidential election.
Ukrainian police and demonstrators at a tent camp have clashed outside the parliament building in the capital, Kiev. Police say 50 people were detained.
Tensions ran high as Forza Nuova supporters marched through Rome's Primavalle area, Friday, ahead of the March 4 parliamentary election.
Archaeologists uncovered the remains of a boy and an adult, estimated to be about 1,000 years old, in the midst of Peru's bustling capital.
Gun shots could be heard as a heavy torrent of smoke was seen rising from an explosion near the French embassy in Ouagadougou, Friday, following two attacks in the Burkinabe capital.
A fire killed at least 26 people in a drug abuse treatment center in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
An inventive daredevil skier turned the streets of Lleida in Catalonia into his own private piste by using a propeller mounted on his back.
Various celebrations have been held across China to greet the Lantern Festival which falls on Friday.
France's southern city of Montpellier woke up to a blanket of snow on Thursday morning.
More than 40 artworks were on show during "The Copenhagen Light Festival" in Denmark's capital city on Wednesday.
Thousands of pensioners took to the streets of Madrid on Thursday and demonstrated against the Spanish government claiming for higher state pensions.
A heavy snowfall hit all different areas in the United Kingdom on Wednesday with the Siberian cold front bringing down temperatures and inconveniencing city life.
Thousands of teachers took the streets of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires on Wednesday to protest against the government and to demand higher salaries.
Protesters scuffled with police outside a notary office in Athens on Wednesday where electronic auctions of foreclosed properties were expected to take place.
Police and protesters clashed in Tegucigalpa on Tuesday during a demonstration against US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s visit to the Honduran capital.
Hundreds of student protesters clashed with Peruvian police in Lima during a protest against labor reforms for the youth.
At least two people were killed and two others injured during the shooting in Kazan, Tuesday evening.
Employees of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) protested in Khan Younis.
Snow and high winds are hitting parts of Britain, leading to train cancellations and warnings of delays on the road and in the air in the coming days.
Footage shows a man taking a woman out of her vehicle and using it to escape from police.
Authorities and relief workers in flood-hit Bolivia are rushing to provide aid to thousands of people after heavy rains flooded large swaths of land.
Scuffles broke out between riot police and protesters close to the Hellenic Parliament in Athens on Monday.
These dogs are trained from an early age, their breeding is carefully controlled with the puppies bred on site.
Christian pilgrims in Jerusalem al-Quds voiced frustration and disappointment because the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was closed.
For the first time in six years, the Italian capital of Rome wakes up to an unusual blanket of snow.
Reconstruction work is underway in Homs, Syria - one of the cities which suffered the most destruction in militancy.
Heavy rains overnight have sent the already swollen Ohio River at Cincinnati to its highest point in 20 years with the river expected to remain above flood stage through the end of the week.
Turtle lovers gathered at the Rushikulya beach in India's eastern Odisha state on Saturday, February 24, to witness the annual nocturnal mass nesting of Olive Ridley turtles.
Hundreds of Israelis take to the streets of Tel Aviv to demand Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's resignation over corruption charges.