Political clashes in Bangladesh left two campaign workers dead and injured dozens more, police said on Wednesday, as tensions soared before a general election on Dec. 30.
At least 48 people were killed in clashes between militias in a restive Central African Republic town last week, according to an internal UN report seen Monday by AFP.
Multiple military sources reported the government alliance attempted on Friday to close in on rebel-held Hodeida.
Clashes raged on Monday on the outskirts of Libya's capital Tripoli trapping residents indoors and hampering rescue efforts, as the UN called for talks after more than a week of deadly violence.
The decision to open an investigation was a rare step and comes with Israel having faced international criticism over its use of live fire during unrest along the Gaza frontier.
The Marathas, who make up around 30% of Maharashtra state's 110 million people, want quotas or "reservations" to ensure they get jobs in the government.
A Palestinian wounded in May by Israeli fire during deadly clashes on the Gaza border has died of his injuries, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said on Tuesday.
Thousands took to the streets in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike for nearly a month demanding reforms in the medical sector and education.
Fighting between Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region and breakaway Somaliland has killed dozens of soldiers, according to a witness and a military commander who spoke of a ‘hellish’ outbreak of violence.
Monday's violence on the border, which took place as the United States opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, was the bloodiest for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict.
Fighting between rival tribes that has rocked a southern Libya town for weeks has killed more than 31 people since the beginning of May, a medical source said on Sunday.