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The World Health Organisation said late Friday that 1,066 others have been wounded since the self-styled Libyan National Army launched an offensive on April 5 to take Tripoli. The fighting pits the LNA, led by Khalifa Haftar, against rival militias affiliated with a weak UN-supported government in the capital.
Egyptians were voting Saturday in a referendum that aims to cement the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former coup leader who presents himself as a rock of stability in a turbulent region.
Thirteen people, including a child, were killed Friday when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on a party in the violence-wracked eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said. The secretariat of public safety said the gunmen arrived at a family reunion in Minatitlan asking to see someone named “El Becky’ – the owner of a local bar – before opening fire.