A dismal showing by Colombia’s left-wing Decencia coalition in legislative voting could bode poorly for its candidate, Gustavo Petro, in a looming presidential election, while in party primaries right-wing rival Ivan Duque scored a more emphatic victory.
Britain will expel nearly two dozen Russian diplomats, sever high-level bilateral contacts with Moscow and take both open and covert action against the Kremlin after the poisoning of a former spy, the prime minister said Wednesday, plunging UK-Russian relations into their deepest freeze since the Cold War.
Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 243 people, including 92 teachers, in operations targeting suspected followers of a US-based opposition figure that the government blames for a failed 2016 coup, state-run Anadolu Agency said on Friday.
The Turkish-Islamic organization DITIB called on German authorities to do more to protect Muslims and their places of worship. The appeal comes after several suspected attacks on mosques and Muslim centers.
The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, met the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, in public for the first time since last year’s disputed elections, with the pair promising to heal the country’s divisions.