ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Voters in Turkmenistan headed to the polls on Sunday to elect a new parliament that is expected to be opposition-free and loyal to the government of the gas-rich Central Asian nation. A total of 2,602 polling stations opened in Turkmenistan at 7 a.m ... All of them support PresidentSerdarBerdymukhamedov ... Source .
At least 29 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa died when their two boats sank off the coast of Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, the Tunisian coast guard said on Sunday ... Meloni called on the IMF and some countries to help Tunisia quickly to avoid its collapse. .
Israel’s embattled prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is expected to announce a halt to his far-right government’s proposal to overhaul the judiciary, after a decision to sack his defence minister for opposing the plans sparked mass protests across the country overnight ... TopicsIsraelMiddle East and north AfricaBenjamin Netanyahunews ... .
One police officer and a protester were seriously injured on Saturday in clashes during an unauthorised demonstration against the construction of a water reservoir for farm irrigation in western France... At least three police vehicles were set alight, television footage showed ... Stun grenades were used to repel protesters, Darmanin said ... .
Polls have opened across Cuba in elections for the National Assembly, the island country’s highest legislative body. Polling stations opened their doors at 7am local time (11.00 GMT) on Sunday, and more than eight million people are eligible to vote. There are 470 candidates running for 470 seats, with no opposition challengers and no campaigning ... .
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The intensity and fervor of the current protests that have gripped Israel over the past few months are different than other Israeli protests in recent memory ... The mad dash to institute a sweeping range of judicial reforms has unhinged a multitude of demographic trends that have long been bubbling under the surface ... REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun) ... .
WACO, Texas — A defiant and incendiary Donald Trump, facing a potential indictment, held the first rally of his 2024 presidential campaign Saturday in Waco, Texas, a city made famous by deadly resistance against law enforcement ... 6, 2021, deadly insurrection at the U.S ... history to face criminal charges ... .
Los dos cubanos que aterrizaron en los cayos de Florida con un ala delta con motor este sábado fueron identificados por medios de Miami como David LópezAlfonso e Ismael Hernández Chirino, los cuales volaron desde la costa de la provincia de La Habana y ahora se enfrentan a ser deportados ... que no los devuelvan a Cuba ... .
MOSCÚ (Sputnik) — La estabilidad financiera mundial se expone a un mayor riesgo ya que la subida de tipos de interés ejerce una presión sobre los sistemas económicos, afirmó la directora gerente del Fondo Monetario Internacional (FMI), Kristalina Georgieva....