Ousmane Sonko faces a rape accusation that sparked violent protests with his supporters vowing to three more days of demonstrations. The leader says the allegations are politically motivated.
Georgia police tear-gassed offices of opposition leader Nika Melia and detained him days after country’s prime minister resigned over a disagreement on whether to take the prominent politician into custody.
EU's move has drawn criticism from some European capitals worried Moscow will spin it as evidence Brussels is keen to return to business as normal. Navalny's imprisonment was met with several protests with many demonstrators detained.
Wine has been under de-facto house arrest at his home outside the capital, Kampala, since he returned from voting on January 14.
The East African country of nearly 46 million people voted under an internet blackout in presidential polls after the communications regulator issued orders to suspend services.
The elections in Mali have been repeatedly delayed, eroding trust in institutions as the country struggles with a militant revolt that has claimed thousands of lives and forced hundreds of thousands from their homes.
The devil is in the details, but EU leaders this week will wrangle a deal which might be a starter’s pistol for Brussels to fall on its sword.
Meanwhile, the Russian parliament strengthened punishment for lockdown violations, introducing heavy fines and prison terms of up to seven years in cases when a breach results in deaths.
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A demonstrator was shot at a banned march in the eastern city of Goma. Police forces try to break up marches in different cities of the country.
Police fired teargas at supporters of the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) demanding the resignation of Malawi’s president.
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