Protests from trade unions and other groups turned violent in cities around the world, with some political leaders using the protests to rally support and condemn far-right groups.
Protesters led the unprecedented breach of the luxurious Green Zone to demand the resignation of several government leaders and a vote on a technocrat government designed to stymie rampant corruption.
A new, partial cease-fire announced on Friday does not include the major city of Aleppo, and Secretary of State John Kerry is travelling to Switzerland today hoping to negotiate an expanded agreement.
A six-story building collapsed Friday night in Nairobi, killing at least a dozen people. Several buildings in Kenya have collapsed in the past year. Why?