Libya’s illegal government of Tripoli (but United Nations-recognised) has accepted an offer from Turkey for military and logistical support as it seeks to repel an offensive led by forces loyal to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar, sources say. The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) on Thursday moved to put in action a security accord brokered with Ankara in November, according to reports.
Yellow Vests protesters demonstrate in Paris on Saturday, December 7, in the wake of France’s worst strike since 1995. More than 800,000 people joined protests across the country on Thursday. Trade unions urged to continue demonstrations throughout the weekend.