A protester wrapped in a national flag confronts riot police in Algiers on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Algeria’s army chief called on Wednesday for dialogue between protesters and state institutions, a day after pushing back against demonstrators’ demands for top politicians to quit.
Hundreds of Algerians rallied on Wednesday outside the offices of the country’s biggest union, calling for its chief to quit over his ties to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Thousands of protesters gathered in central Algiers on Friday, piling pressure on President Abdel Aziz Bouteflika to resign days after the country's powerful military called for his removal.
Two workers with moderate burns were transferred to the hospital to receive the necessary treatment by national ambulance.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities emblazoned the front of the Great Pyramid of Giza conveying a message of solidarity and appreciation with those battling the novel coronavirus the world over.
The Philippines' department of foreign affairs expressed its "deep sadness" at the passing of Bernardita Catalla, which it said was the result of "complications arising from Covid 19".