One worker was killed and others were injured as police used rubber bullets, tear gas and more during the demonstrations.
Top delegates say they had a meaningful discussion on easing the decades-long military standoff between the two countries.
Pyongyang's statement accuses the U.S. of trying to pressure the North into abandoning its nuclear program. It comes hours after the U.S. secretary of state reported there had been "a great deal of progress" in two days of talks.
Rodrigo Duterte, known for his controversial statements, sparks new outrage in Asia's largest Catholic country. Political and religious leaders are quick to denounce him as "evil" and a "madman."
Marches and demonstrations in Asia are kicking off rallies around the world. Other events are planned across the Mideast, Europe and the Americas.
In a show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sit side by side under fireworks that represent peace, not destruction, as the 2018 Winter Olympic Games open in South Korea.
"... [M]itigating future climate change must be accompanied by adapting to the climate change we have already caused. Doing nothing will be dangerous," one researcher warns.
The agreements still require approval from the International Olympic Committee, but they are prominent steps toward rapprochement.
Some are languishing in overcrowded refugee camps, while others have been sold into slavery, according to U.N. officials.
In a Bangladesh meeting, Francis asks for forgiveness from a people being persecuted in Myanmar. In doing so he speaks the group's name, which he had been advised to avoid.