Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria’s ruling elite rallied in the North African nation’s capital on Friday and police reported nearly 200 arrests after clashes that left more than 80 officers injured.
Two people who work at Venezuela’s central bank were arrested on Friday after meeting opposition leader Juan Guaido, who has called on public officials to disavow President Nicolas Maduro, according to the employees’ lawyer and a source familiar with the matter.
Eastern Libyan forces bogged down in street battles in a push to seize the capital Tripoli deployed warplanes on Friday to hit several government positions, as more civilians fled fighting.
President rules out using government to launch superfast network despite China threat
Spanish police on Friday arrested Hugo Carvajal, a former head of Venezuelan military intelligence, who Washington believes has a “treasure trove” of details he is willing to share about Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that U.S. officials have pledged to help improve the flow of commercial traffic across the two neighbors’ shared border.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday accused China of aiding Venezuela’s economic collapse by bankrolling President Nicolas Maduro’s government and said Russian troop presence in the country was an “obvious provocation.”
The ride-sharing firm is yet to make a profit, but it may attract a sky-high valuation when it floats.