More troops deployed to prevent Ferguson riots
More than 2,000 National Guard troops spread out across the St. Louis area to prevent another night of rioting and looting in Ferguson. Barack Obama appealed for dialogue, and his attorney general promised that a federal probe into the Aug. 9 slaying of 18-year-old Michael Brown would be rigorous.
Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
Scuffles broke out as Hong Kong police, many with helmets and batons, began clearing protesters from a major pro-democracy demonstration site in the city. Hundreds of protesters remained, but were pushed back by a large numbers of police officers. Several protesters who resisted were hauled away.
France suspends delivery of Mistral ships to Russia
France suspended indefinitely delivery of two Mistral helicopter carrier warships to Russia. - The President of the Republic considers that the situation in the east of Ukraine still does not permit the delivery of the first BPC - said a statement from Francois Hollande's office.
Pope Francis visits EU Parliament in Strasbourg
Pope Francis addressing the European Parliament for the first time, said Europe should create jobs and not allow the bureaucracy of its institutions to suffocate the ideals which once made it vibrant. He called for a Europe that "revolves not around the economy but around the sacredness of the human person".
Ferguson burning after grand jury announcement
Violence flared again in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Monday after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August. Protests were also staged in New York, Chicago, Seattle and Oakland.