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Portal:Current events/2019 January 21
Portal:Current events/2019 January 20
Armed conflicts and attacks
Northern Mali conflict
At least ten
peacekeepers are killed and several others injured in a Islamist militant attack on their base in
restore diplomatic relations with each other after
Israeli Prime Minister
. Chad severed ties with Israel in 1972.
Portal:Current events/2019 January 19
Arts and culture
is dropped by
detailing alleged sexual assaults committed by him.
Disasters and accidents
2018–19 North American winter
state of emergency
is declared in
as a large winter storm makes its way to the northeastern United States. Three people have already been killed due to it.
The Weather Channel
List of earthquakes in 2019
A magnitude 6.7
. Light damage is reported and thousands of homes lose power.
Politics and elections
Roch Marc Christian Kaboré
announces in a televised statement that Prime Minister
Paul Kaba Thieba
and the cabinet have resigned from their positions effective immediately. No reason is given.
2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo general election
of DR Congo rejects an appeal for a vote recount of the 30 December 2018 election by second-place candidate
as the winner.
Martin Fayulu claims to be the "legitimate president" and calls on the international community to not recognize the result.