• Venezuela protesters target Maduro, vow to keep up pressure

    Venezuela protesters target Maduro, vow to keep up pressure

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    A few threw rocks as they tried to make their way downtown waving Venezuelan flags and carrying signs decrying President Nicolas Maduro. Monday's planned march is the latest in a series of anti-government protests held in Venezuela since a controversial decision by the country's Supreme Court to strip the National Assembly of its legislative powers.
  • Move to impeach governor cleared by top court

    Move to impeach governor cleared by top court

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    The lower court ruling prohibited the House Judiciary Committee from holding impeachment hearings. "We are gratified that the Alabama Supreme Court acted promptly and that the restraining order against the Judiciary Committee is stayed", said Jack Sharman, a partner with Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC and special counsel to the Judiciary Committee.
  • Turnbull works on strategic ties in India

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    According to External Affairs Ministry, the two countries are likely to sign a number of MoUs covering a range of areas including defence and security, environment, renewable energy, sports and trade. "Both countries are tied together with a shared destiny", Turnbull added. India and Australia already share a fruitful relationship with respect to education, which Australia wants to enhance.
  • Over 40 people killed in Egypt church bombings

    Over 40 people killed in Egypt church bombings

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    He sought to restore that confidence by imposing the state of emergency, declaring three days of mourning, deploying special forces to help police secure churches and other key installations, and ordering the formation of a new body called the "Supreme Council to Combat Terrorism and Fanaticism".
  • Spotify executive among victims of Stockholm terrorist attack

    Spotify executive among victims of Stockholm terrorist attack

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    Spotify CEO and cofounder Daniel Ek has paid a moving tribute to Chris Bevington , 41, who was among the four people killed in the Stockholm truck attack on Saturday. The four dead are two Swedes, one of them an 11-year-old girl, a British man, and a Belgian woman. "We will never surrender to terror". " It's very important to stay strong together against anything that wants to change our society, which is based on democracy ", said one participant in the vigil who gave her name only as ...
  • Sweden questioning seven people over deadly truck attack

    Sweden questioning seven people over deadly truck attack

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    Other sources quoted by Expressen on Saturday said the man had already confessed to police at the time of his arrest in a northern Stockholm suburb on Friday, saying "I'm the one who did it". The prosecutor has until noon Tuesday to ask the court to detain the suspect, said Karin Rosander, spokeswoman for Sweden's prosecutor's office. Last December, 12 people were killed and at least 48 people were wounded when a truck drove into a Christmas Market in Berlin .
  • Zuma Said to Survive Calls to Quit in South Africa's ANC

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    By Rene Vollgraaff and Amogelang Mbatha. "On behalf of the ANC in Parliament we thank comrade Jonas for his selfless service to the movement as its public representative", said a statement from the Office of the Chief Whip. "He did tell us past year, and the reasons were the breakdown in relationship", she said. Jonas was sacked along with his former boss, Pravin Gordhan , during a cabinet reshuffle last week.
  • USA strikes destroyed Syrian means to deliver chemical weapons - admiral

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    US Secretary of State Tillerson is due to arrive in Moscow on Tuesday for two days of talks. "But the Security Council hasn't been able to condemn it or do anything about it". Howard said the integration of the strikes was "flawless" and showed the ability of the U.S. Navy to project power around the world. Trudeau said that prior to the strikes taking place, U.S.
  • 21st Century Fox investigating O'Reilly harassment claims

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    Separately, the securities fraud division of U.S. Attorney's office in NY is investigating how 21st Century Fox handled the scandal. Said Bloom: "On Friday, we received a return phone call from a couple of attorneys who represent Fox News, and they said that they are indeed going to do an investigation based on Wendy's complaint".