A concession by Brazilian authorities isn't enough to end protests.
A planned bus fare increase in Rio de Janiero has led to clashes between police and protestors, who also complained about Brazil's World Cup spending. Seven people were hurt, including a cameraman.
Smashed shopfronts, burning buses, injured protesters and the death of a cameraman - an ugly escalation of violence threatens to relegate Brazil's protest movement to a position from which it is unlikely to recover.
Ultra-Orthodox Jews have staged a mass protest against a bill that would force them to serve in the military. The government wants to implement a bill that would gradually increase their numbers in the army by 2017.
Thai anti-government protesters have set their sights on the office of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for fresh protests. Opposition leader Suthep Thaugsuban has vowed to step up pressure on the premier.
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