Another prominent Belarusian figure and lawyer of the opposition Coordination Council, Maxim Znak, has been taken by masked men from his office.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman says his kingdom is eager for a fair solution to the Palestinian issue in line with the kingdom's Arab Peace Initiative in a call with US President Trump.
In a move already derided and scorned by social media users throughout the Middle East, the UAE's ruler optimistically revoked boycotts against Israel ahead of negotiations prior to signing the normalisation deal.
The deployment follows deals that Libya and Turkey struck in November on maritime boundaries in the eastern Mediterranean, and on military co-operation.
The blockage severely impairs operations of the city's main port, which feeds the country that is largely dependent on food imports.
The Servant of the People party has the largest share in votes counted as yet in the snap parliamentary election, according to the election commission.
"Russia's economy continues to show moderate growth, under sound macroeconomic policies but with structural constraints and the effects of sanctions," the IMF said in a report on the Russian economy.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang says any disputes between China and the US should be resolved through talks.
The protest leaders had planned to name members of a civilian body to take over from the ruling military council which took power on April 11 after ousting veteran leader Omar al Bashir.
A senior party official says those arrested include the acting head of the National Congress Party, ousted President Omar al Bashir's former first deputy and former aide.
Spain's Socialists led in a poll published on Saturday with 30.3 percent of votes, equivalent to between 122 and 133 seats in the 350-seat parliament.
The UN migration agency says two boats capsized off Godoria, a locality in northeast Obock region, "due to overloading and heavy surges."
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