Shots fired by "regular forces" near the site of a sit-in protest in Khartoum kill one person and wound 10 others, according to the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors. The gunfire lasted about four hours. This week at least three protesters have been shot dead and eight others injured during protests calling for the generals who replaced deposed President Omar al-Bashir to hand power to a civilian-led administration.
The government of Pakistan is "rethinking" its dependence on China for the loans it needs to complete its Peshawar to Karachi rail project. This is part of a broader pushback on the ambitions of China's Belt and Road Initiative throughout the region.
Rescue workers in Russia's Irkutsk Oblast discover the remains of an Ilyushin Il-76 cargo plane which went missing last Friday after going on a firefighting mission. Six people have been killed in the crash.