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Political appointments by Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump announces that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is leaving the administration. Customs and Border Protection commissioner Kevin McAleenan will serve in her stead until a new secretary is confirmed by Congress.

2019 Andorran parliamentary election

Andorrans head to the polls to elect the new members of the General Council that will choose the new Prime Minister. The ruling party, Democrats for Andorra, loses the majority in the chamber.

One person is killed when his car is hit by more then eighty shoots by the brazilian army after his car was mistaken by another one where it was supposed to be criminals in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Power outage

A major power outage occurs in Sudan, leaving almost the entire country without electricity amid ongoing anti-government protests.

Sudan’s ministry of electricity has confirmed a total power blackout across the country on Sunday but it has yet to announce the exact cause of the situation.

Maiduguri

Two female suicide bombers attack a crowd on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Nigeria, killing three civilians and injuring 33 others.

Three people died and more than 30 injured in a twin suicide blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, militia sources and residents told AFP Sunday.

Second Libyan Civil War

Russia blocks a United Nations Security Council statement calling on Libyan Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar to immediately halt the Libyan National Army's offensive on Tripoli, because it wants the UN statement to also apply to pro-GNA forces, including Islamist militias from Misrata.

Second Libyan Civil War

Libyan Air Force jets loyal to Khalifa Haftar strike GNA positions in Tripoli for first time since the offensive began, including four airstrikes near the Bab al-Azizia military barracks.

Eastern Libyan forces carried out air strikes on the southern part of Tripoli on...

Second Libyan Civil War

The United States Africa Command evacuates a contingent of U.S. troops from Libya due to the unrest. India also withdraws a contingent of peacekeepers from Tripoli.

Fighting rages between UN-backed Tripoli government and self-styled Libyan National Army

Second Libyan Civil War

The Government of National Accord in Tripoli formally announces the start of a counteroffensive to reclaim all parts of the capital held by the Libyan National Army.

Army of Tripoli-based government vows to reclaim all areas seized by forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar.