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Ukrainian crisis

Several thousand opposition supporters demonstrate in central Kiev, calling for the parliament to adopt legislation on presidential impeachment.

Corsican territorial election

The pro-autonomy coalition party Pe a Corsica obtains 45% of the votes in the first round of the Corsican Assembly elections preceding the replacement of the departments of Haute Corse and Corse-du-Sud and the region of Corsica, France, with a single territorial collectivity. Two "miscellaneous right" parties and La Republique En Marche! also achieve the 7% election threshold to reach the secound round.

Ahmed Shafiq

The lawyer of Ahmed Shafiq, a candidate for the spring 2018 presidential elections in Egypt, says she met him in a hotel room in Cairo following his arrest the day before in Dubai, U.A.E., after saying earlier today that his family didn't know his whereabouts.

The family of Ahmed Shafiq had voiced fears he was kidnapped after returning to Cairo.

Tel Aviv

In Tel Aviv, up to 20,000 people demonstrate in front of the home of the Attorney General of Israel, Avichai Mandelblit, against the slow pace of corruption investigations against Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu and his family are suspected of accepting expensive gifts in return for political favors for several wealthy donors, including the Hollywood producer and media magnate Arnon Milchan.

History of the Communist Party of China

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China Xi Jinping concludes a two-day "high-level dialogue" with party leaders from 120 countries. The program he announces includes the full funding by the Communist Party of China of 15,000 visits from foreign party leaders over the next five years "to deepen exchanges".

Yeongheung Island

A 10-tonne fishing boat collides with a 336-tonne fuel tanker near Yeongheung Island, South Korea, killing 13 of the 22 people on board the fishing boat. Two people remain missing.


Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announces the creation of the petro cryptocurrency in a bid to ease the country's ongoing socioeconomic crisis.

President Maduro says the Petro crypto-currency will be backed by the country's oil and gas wealth.

Saudi-led coalition

The Royal Saudi Air Force bombs Houthi positions in southern Sana'a in support of Ali Abdullah Saleh-headed General People's Congress.

Aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition bombed Houthi positions in Sanaa overnight on Sunday, residents and local media said, aiming to shore up supporters of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh as they battle the Iran-aligned Houthi group.