AFRICA: Sudan’s protest and opposition alliance said it is suspending a campaign of civil disobedience and a general strike until further notice, to restart talks with the army.
AMERICAS: The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico’s commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump.
AFRICA: At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya’s coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky.
AMERICAS: El Salvador’s new president, Nayib Bukele took office, pledging to cure the Central American country that he described as a “sick child” following years of violence and migration that has strained relations with the United States.
AFRICA: One of the most-wanted Egyptian militants who was captured in neighboring Libya last year has been transferred to Egypt, state media reported.
AMERICAS: Venezuela’s government made a rare acknowledgement of the severity of the country’s economic crisis by publishing the first economic data in nearly four years showing a severe contraction and soaring hyperinflation.