Juan Guaido addresses a rally against the government of Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on Wednesday. Reuters
Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and US efforts to topple the government of socialist ally Venezuela.
The standoff in the South American country increased tensions between the United States and Russia, which accused each other of interference in the OPEC-member nation's affairs.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold rare face-to-face talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Finland next week, TASS news agency quoted a deputy Russian foreign minister as saying on Friday.
The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) recorded 664,480 applications for international protection in 2018, down for the third year running and 10 percent lower than in 2017.
The gunmen attacked the villages of Sagho and Toekodogo, in the Barsalogho district, on Saturday, Defence Minister Cheriff Sy said in a statement, describing them as members of "armed terrorist groups".
The Police announced on Sunday a reduction in the speed limit of a key road in Fujairah.