There have since been hundreds of demonstrations against Sterling's and Castile's deaths in USA cities - while most have been peaceful, at least 309 people have been arrested in clashes between police and protesters. The crowds chanted "We are one" and "No justice, no peace". Traffic came to a standstill as police escorted demonstrators through the city. The protesters included Sandy and Beatrice Pierre, sisters who live in Tampa.
Philippines, on the other hand, said it has claims over Spratly islands because of its geographical proximity. But its claims came into conflict with the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan as they hardly have exclusive economic zones (EEZ) provided by UNCLOS which Beijing declined to recognise.
Army Reserve soldier who authorities said embraced black nationalism. The fatal shooting of the five officers has not slowed the protests, and more demonstrations against police violence broke out in several USA cities on Saturday. Reverend Eugene Azorji based his sermon on the Biblical tale of the Good Samaritan, which chronicles the life-saving actions of a stranger to a man in need.
China however, refused to participate in the arbitration case and has boycotted the hearings at the arbitration court. China has also sparred with Indonesia after Jakarta arrested Chinese fishermen operating close to Indonesia's Natuna Islands, where Indonesian waters appear to overlap with China's "nine- dash line" claim to the South China Sea.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani slammed the group Black Lives Matter on Monday arguing, "I saved a lot more black lives than Black Lives Matter ". "The only people that were violent last night were the Baton Rouge police department", McKesson told reporters outside the jailhouse. On Sunday police in armored cars and clad in riot gear confronted a crowd in what began as a peaceful march, the local The Advocate newspaper reported.
While the ruling Conservative Party has quickly appointed a new leader, Theresa May, to take over from Prime Minister David Cameron and pilot the "Brexit" process, Labour's left-wing leadership is locked in a bitter internal power struggle with its more moderate members of parliament.