AFRICA: Army camps in the Malian towns of Boulkessy and Mondoro, near the country’s border with Burkina Faso, came under attack from militants resulting in the deaths of 25 soldiers and 60 other soldiers going missing.
AMERICAS: Peru’s Vice President Mercedes Araoz declined the opposition’s offer for her to become the country’s interim president and resigned from her position instead, as the political crisis in the country continues to grow.
AFRICA: The United States military conducted two airstrikes and exchanged fire with al Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab fighters in the country, after a United States base was attacked by a vehicle-borne bomb earlier in the day.
AMERICAS: Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra ordered the dissolution of Congress, which led to Congress attempting to suspend the President, pushing the country into uncharted territory.
AFRICA: A United States military base in the Somalian town of Baledogle and an EU military convoy stationed in the capital Mogadishu, have reportedly been the targets of two separate attacks.
AMERICAS: The United States House Intelligence Committee has reached an agreement to obtain the testimony of the anonymous whistleblower, whose complaint ultimately triggered an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.