Lebanon is facing an unprecedented economic and financial crisis that has led banks to impose informal capital controls to prevent capital flight and the currency to lose a third of its value.
"We will mobilise for street protests on Thursday and Friday, and on Saturday we will all be in the streets," Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido as he called for three days of protests against President Nicolas Maduro.
Boris Johnson dares opposition parties to try to topple his government with a no-confidence vote after facing MPs for the first time since the Supreme Court quashed his suspension of parliament.
Polls opened at 0400 GMT in the east of the bloc and will finally close at 2100 GMT in Italy. Seven EU member states have already voted, and provisional results will be released late on Sunday.
The man and woman who attempted to attack the Turkish parliament arrived saying they were paying a visit to Mahmut Tanal, Istanbul Deputy of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), who had reportedly invited them.
Supporters of opposition party tried to break the cordon protecting the parliament building as part of an ongoing protest against the government.
Sweden's Parliament rejected Moderates party leader Ulf Kristersson's nomination for prime minister, the first time in Swedish history that a proposal for a new prime minister has been defeated.
What are the reactions by the Iranian politicians, the army and most importantly, its media?
Almost nine million voters in Afghanistan are registered to cast their ballots in Saturday's parliamentary polls that are being conducted after a three-year delay.
All campaigning ended on Monday night, as Pakistan gears up for July 25, when nearly 106 million voters are set to elect a new parliament, ushering in a new prime minister.
The unplanned demonstration came after protests forced two major shopping centres for mobile phones and electronics in Tehran as well as the city's Grand Bazaar to close.
The government imposed emergency rule in February to clamp down on unrest sparked by a planned development scheme for the capital Addis Ababa, which some fear will lead to land seizures in the nearby Oromiya region.
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