Protesters assaulted the leader of Turkey's main opposition party during a funeral held Sunday for a soldier who was slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels. The politician was not hurt, party officials said.
Sam Mednick, Associated Press | PostedApr 21st - 5:24am
South Sudan's opposition is calling for a six-month extension to implement next steps in a fragile peace deal as a major deadline approaches next month to form a power-sharing government between the president and his longtime rival.
Egyptian pro-government media, business people and activists urged a "yes" vote Sunday on constitutional changes that would allow President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to stay in power until 2030. Some voters were offered free rides or food parcels to increase turnout in the national referendum.
Polls opened early Sunday in North Macedonia for a presidential election seen as a key test for the government following the country's changing its name to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece over the use of the term "Macedonia".
Ukrainians cast ballots Sunday in a presidential runoff which had the incumbent struggling to fend off a strong challenge by a comedian who denounces corruption and plays the role of president in a TV sitcom.
Sudanese protest organizers say they will announce a civilian transitional council on Sunday in a bid to "exert more pressure" on the military to hand over power following the overthrow of long-ruling President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.
Sri Lanka's foreign ministry says the nationalities of 11 foreigners killed in the Easter Sunday blasts have been verified. They include three Indians, one Portuguese national, two Turkish nationals, three British nationals and two holding U.S. and British nationalities. The statement also says nine foreigners are reported missing.