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Arguments and physical tussles broke out among Sudanese protesters over the positioning of barricades surrounding a sit-in in the capital Khartoum.
Algeria’s imminent presidential election looks likely to be postponed, as protesters returned to the streets to demand removal of the nation’s ruling elite.
Following the announcement by Sudan’s Public Prosecutor that he will charge former president Omar al-Bashir with the recent killing of protestors.
Albania’s center-right opposition has called for further protests to bring about resignation of left-wing government and force parliamentary elections.
Cameroonian PM Dion Ngute visited the crisis-prone English-speaking region, prompting protests from 200 women who demanded an end to the violence there.
The Honduran Congress says it will suspend ratification of new health and education reforms that critics say would lead to privatization and job losses.
Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday.
Protesters rallied peacefully in Algiers after Friday prayers, chanting “We will not shut up!” and demanding the departure of Algeria’s ruling elite.
Iranian police have arrested dozens of labor rights activists who rallied peacefully in Tehran to mark International Workers’ Day.