Hong Kong police used tear gas, drew their guns and deployed water cannon trucks this past weekend after some anti-government protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods. The clashes escalated the Chinese city's summer of protests, which shows no sign of subsiding. A look at the latest developments and what's to come:
A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit to the G-7 summit in France Sunday following an invitation from France. An official says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spent about five hours in the summit city of Biarritz, meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron as well as diplomats from France, Germany and Britain. Zarif has been under U.S. sanctions.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | PostedAug 25th - 9:22pm
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged Monday to keep their floundering coalition war against Yemen's Houthi rebels together after an Emirati troop pullout and the rise of the southern separatists they supported.
Thousands of Brazilians joined demonstrations across the country Sunday to urge that the government keep pursuing a mammoth corruption investigation and to show support for the justice minister, who has been hit with allegations he abused his powers as a judge overseeing the probe.
Jordan's official news agency Petra says officials have reached a deal with local representatives to end two days of clashes over government efforts to curb cross-border cigarette smuggling from Syria.