The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Turkey’s Foreign Ministry have urged the Greek Cypriot administration on Tuesday to annul the introduction of a commemoration in Greek Cypriot schools of the plebiscite on “Enosis,” which is the idea of Cyprus being annexed by Greece.Source Daily Sabah
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Up to 30 Egyptian police officers have been killed in a shoot-out during a raid on a suspected hideout of fighters in the country’s Western desert, security sources say. Source Al Jazeera
A top Chinese official has claimed several high-ranking members of the Communist Party had plotted to seize power from President Xi Jinping.
These party members have since been arrested or jailed in a wide-reaching corruption crackdown launched by Mr Xi. Some observers have said the crackdown was used to conduct a political purge of Mr Xi’s opponents. Source BBC
Ericsson underperformed already low expectations as it reported a decline in third-quarter sales and big loss as the Swedish telecoms equipment maker continues to struggle. Sales in the third quarter fell by 6 per cent to SKr47.8bn, in line with analyst forecasts, but Ericsson announced an operating loss of SKr4.8bn, well ahead of average estimates of a loss of SKr3.5bn. Source Financial Times