After talks in Sudan, military and civilian leaders have agreed to continue negotiations to ensure a peaceful transfer of power. A spokesman for the protesters said they had clarify their key demand for a civilian government to replace the transitional military council. There are meanwhile reports that the military authorities have arrested several of the most senior figures from the party of the deposed president Omar al Bashir.
There's been heavy fighting south of the Libyan capital Tripoli. Soldiers loyal to the UN-backed government say they have launched a counteroffensive against general Khalifa Haftar's forces.
A former Prime Minister of Algeria Ahmed Ouyahia and the current Finance Minister Mohammed Loukal have been summoned by a court as part of a corruption investigation. Both officials were being investigated in connection with the waste of public money.
A director at one of Brazil's top football club Santos has been forced to stand down after making racist comments. Adilson Durante Filho said mixed race people were crooks who couldn't be trusted.
A court in the Ukrainian capital Kiev has rejected a lawsuit calling for the man challenging Petro Poroshenko for the presidency to be barred from standing in Sunday's election. The eleventh hour case against Volodymyr Zelenskiy's candidacy was brought by an individual who complained that the distribution of free tickets for a presidential debate amounted to bribery.
Turkey's governing AK party has again appealed to the electoral authorities to rerun the vote for the post of mayor in Istanbul which had lost three weeks ago. The party's deputy chairman said thousands of voters had taken part in the poll despite being ineligible.
Commemorations are being held in the US State of Colorado to mark the 12th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School. 13 people were killed by the perpetrators who finally turned the guns on themselves.