Sudanese government report says 3,000 asylum-seekers hail from Ethiopia's restive Amhara region, which borders conflict-hit Tigray state.
Country's biggest political party, Ennahda, orders its supporters not to resume a sit-in outside parliament, in a reversal of an earlier call by its leader Rached Ghannouchi to take to the streets.
President Saied announced a series of other measures after he sacked PM Hichem Mechichi and suspended parliament, including a nationwide curfew for one month and a ban on gatherings of more than three people in public places.
President Kais Saied imposes a month-long curfew as Tunisia's young democracy faces its worst crisis in a decade after the north African country's leader ousted the government and suspended parliament.
At least 20 women and two children are among 57 people who drowned, says International Organization for Migration, citing survivors brought to shore by fishermen and coast guard.
Tunisia found itself in the biggest political turmoil since 2011 as the President ousted the government. Some fear gains of the revolution are at stake.
Britain imposed sanctions on Teodorin Nguema Obiang for allegedly syphoning state assets into his bank account — a decision Equatorial Guinea calls "unilateral and illegal".
Despite several reports and local accounts, France rejects that its military operation caused civilian killings in Mali and the Sahel region.
Foreign governments call for restoration of democracy and dialogue after president sacks government and suspends parliament, sparking protests across the North African country.
Supporters of president as well as those of major political party Ennahda mobilise on streets across Tunisia, leading to violent confrontations threatening to draw in security forces or prompt a military power grab.
Speaker Rached Ghannouchi, head of Ennahda party, says he and other legislators consider state institutions as operational as per constitution after President Kais Saied ousted PM Hichem Mechichi and suspended legislature for 30 days.
Security forces ordered offices of broadcaster Al Jazeera to be shut down, according to a statement by the Qatar-based network on its Facebook page.
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