Demonstrators carry flags and banners during a protest rejecting Algerian election announcement for December in Algiers on Tuesday. Reuters
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.
Sudan’s ruling military transferred former president Omar Al Bashir to a prison in the country’s capital as hundreds of people marched on Wednesday to a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum, calling for a quick handover of power to a civilian leadership.
Angry mobs in eastern India set fire to train carriages on Wednesday in protests over access to railway jobs that have seen police violently disperse crowds with tear gas and baton charges.
A summit was held in Abu Dhabi that brought together Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, King Hamad and Abdel Fattah Al Sisi. The three leaders reviewed the terrorist attacks carried out by the Houthi militia on civil sites and facilities in the UAE.
The world's first medical trial authorised to deliberately expose participants to the coronavirus is seeking more volunteers as it steps up efforts to help develop better vaccines.