Robert Kocharyan, who was president from 1998 to 2008, has been charged with acting unlawfully by introducing a state of emergency in March 2008 following a disputed election. At least ten people were killed in clashes between police and protesters.
Vizcarra said Attorney General Pedro Chavarry's dismissal of prosecutors jeopardizes investigations into allegations of bribery involving some of the country's highest-ranking politicians, including several former presidents.
The protests follow a state of emergency that was declared in the city of Atbara after hundreds of people protested against price increases and set fire to the local headquarters of the ruling party.
State of emergency has been declared in Florida and Alabama as forecasters warn of the storm's midweek landfall on northeast US Gulf Coast.
Aytug Atici, former MP of Turkey's opposition party, said he would only shave if country's state of emergency was lifted. It was.
Turkey’s two-year-long state of emergency comes to an end, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had pledged not to prolong it when it expires at midnight Wednesday. The decision has been welcomed.
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says the state of emergency is planned to be lifted on July 18, citing the statement by the country's President Erdogan.
Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says the country's state of emergency that was put in place following the attempted coup in 2016 will be lifted on Monday.
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.
Critics say it is impossible to have fair elections under the state of emergency, even some international organisations demand a delay, but, Ankara points out that the 2017 French election was also held under the same circumstances.
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag accuses the European human rights organisation of "double standards," as France was not crticised for holding polls under a state of emergency in 2017.
"The United Nations report completely ignores the severe and multiple terrorist threats faced by Turkey," said a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement on Tuesday.
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