Armenia's parliament has elected opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan as prime minister. His election marks a significant change of power in the former Soviet nation. It comes after weeks of mass protests that had forced its long-time leader to resign.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi has called on anti-government protesters to reopen roads, saying they have achieved their goal. But with nothing really changed after a month, the protests show no signs of abating.
Following the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, Lebanon looked set to ease a two-week lockdown triggered by anti-government protests. A solution to the crisis, however, is yet to be found.
Twenty-seven members from 11 EU countries are expected to travel to the disputed Himalayan region after talks with Modi. They will be the first foreign delegation to enter Kashmir since India revoked its special status.
As part of their "plan B," anti-government demonstrators seeking the downfall of PM Imran Khan's government have blocked highways across the country. The government says it can weather the disruption.
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