Huge crowds protested against plans to allow suspects to be sent to mainland China. And both police and protesters have been more prepared to use violence than in the past. Also in this programme: new protesters for a new president in Kazakhstan; an astonishing U-turn in Russia; a boost for gay rights in Botswana; and the awful splits at the heart of the Sri Lankan government.
(Picture: Protesters march through Hong Kong.
Sudan: Darfur comes to Khartoum
Soldiers opened fire on pro-democracy demonstrators, and militiamen roam the city. The hopes which came with the fall of President Bashir seem to have been dashed. Also in this edition: tens of thousands demonstrate in Prague calling for the prime minister to go; ebola cases in DR Congo pass 2000; a Western aircraft lands in Pakistan for the first time in 11 years; and 30 years after Tiananmen, the BBC's Beijing correspondent at the time says the Communist party is still running scared.
(Picture: Sudanese forces disperse the sit-in in front of military headquarters in Khartoum.
A new EU takes shape
Power blocs are changing after last weekend's elections. And the problems of Brexit have tamed other anti-EU politicians' rhetoric. Also in this edition: Saudi Arabia offers an invitation to Qatar; the threat to our bananas; the new Mexican president cracks down on corruption; and why gay people in mainland China look to Taiwan.
(Picture: Students in Germany carry an inflated globe and an EU flag in the wake of European elections in which Green parties did well.
Goodbye, Theresa May
The British prime minister is stepping down. But she'll stay on until a new party leader is elected, in the next few months. Also in this edition: Narendra Modi convincingly wins the Indian general election; the scandal in Austria that's split the governing coalition; why 5G could make weather forecasting worse; and we ask: why are digital assistants so often female?
(Picture: the British prime minister Theresa May walks back into 10 Downing Street after making her farewell announcement.
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