At least eight security forces have been killed and over 300 injured so far as violent protests resume in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty.
Most of the detentions were made in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa as well as in Gondar, Bahir Dar and other locations were of Tigrayan origin.
Egypt imposed state of emergency after deadly bombings of churches in April 2017 and has since routinely extended it at three-month intervals.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso mobilises police and troops in the streets as the South American country grapples with a surge in drug-related violence.
Suspected militants linked to Daesh terror group kill 17 people and wound five others in the village of Theim of western Tillaberi region, officials say.
Organisers decide to reduce Games to a made-for-TV event as Japan declares state of emergency in Tokyo to contain rising coronavirus infections.
Rivers burst their banks as a weather system dumped 400mm of rain in two days, an amount meteorologists said exceeded the entire rainfall so far this year in some areas.
Toshihiro Nikai is known for his frank comments, which come as many other ruling party lawmakers have avoided discussing the hot button issue of a possible cancellation.
The violence poses a challenge to efforts by Sudan’s transitional government to end decades-long rebellions in areas like Darfur, where conflict often falls along ethnic lines.
French authorities have increased the state of emergency in the country but many view it as a way to exercise greater control over its population.
The government said the eight-day state of emergency that came into force immediately will allow authorities to make the necessary preparations to ensure public health is protected during the campaign and voting amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan declared a month-long state of emergency on April 7, in Tokyo and six other urban areas. It has 14,281 Covid-19 cases with 432 deaths, according to the Japanese Health Ministry.
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