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Capriles, who has been banned by the government from holding political office for 15 years, has vowed to continue the protests, calling for further marches on Thursday. Her face was covered in a white, sticky substance to protect herself from the noxious effects of tear gas. "We're fed up. We want elections to get Maduro out, because he's destroyed this country", said protester Ingrid Chacon, a 54-year-old secretary.
  • India an opportunity for Australian educators: Visiting minister

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    Prime Minister O'Neil said they will be assisting mostly in providing logistics support and also act as worldwide observers during the election. Emphasising on peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region, Prime Minister Modi said challenges like terrorism and cyber security require global strategy and solutions.
  • Iran foreign minister says U.S. must meet own obligations for nuclear deal

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    US President Donald Trump made contradictory promises during the campaign as to what his policy would be toward Iran, but a couple of times vowed to dismantle the accord, if elected. He said in July 2015 that "Iran is going to receive a sure path to nuclear weapons". At the time, officials stressed that a violation of the UN Security Council resolution on Iranian ballistic missile activity would not impact the Iran nuclear deal.
  • Trump's missing 'armada' finally heading to Korea - and may stay a while

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    The US military's Pacific Command explained on Tuesday that the strike group first had to complete a shorter-than-initially planned period of training with Australia but was now heading toward the Western Pacific. Mattis then said, "She will be on her way". The strike group's commander, Rear Admiral Jim Kirby, said in a Facebook post this week that the deployment had even been extended 30 days "to provide a persistent presence in the waters off the Korean Peninsula".
  • Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

    Pence: US not seeking North Korea negotiations

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    Pence is announcing the presidential trip after meeting in Jakarta with ASEAN officials. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence waves before leaving for Japan, at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. And while the tensions with North Korea have dominated Pence's trip, the goal of it is to promote USA trade in the region. Trump's new strategy involves engaging with North Korea's neighbors to bring an end to their pursuit of nuclear weapons, Pence said.
  • UK Parliament approves early general election

    UK Parliament approves early general election

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    She said that waiting until 2020 would mean the " most sensitive" part of the two-year Brexit negotiations would come during the run-up to an election. Like nearly everyone else in Britain, the election announcement caught financial markets off guard, amid concerns of the economic implications of Brexit.
  • McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer

    McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer

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    Calls are growing for the heroic McDonald's workers who trapped the Facebook killer Steve Stephens at a drive-thru to get the $50,000 reward for his capture. The McDonald's employees tried to "buy some time for the cops" by telling Stephens his fries were delayed, but he said he had no time to wait and drove off, according to DuCharme.
  • Pence visits youth baseball players in Japan

    Pence visits youth baseball players in Japan

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    Mike Pence said USA intentions remained unwavering in the face of the threat posed by the reclusive North Korea. Pence pointed to reports of China turning away coal exports from North Korea as an example of the new U.S. "And I share that vision and that impatience". "Pence insisted that the U.S.is finished with the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement". His plane touched down Tuesday at the USA military's Atsugi base outside Tokyo.
  • United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

    United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

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    Rejecting the PM's claim that an election is needed to prevent disunity at Westminster undermining a Brexit deal, Mr Corbyn said: "There is no obstacle to the Government negotiating, but, instead of getting on with the job, she is painting herself as the prisoner of the Liberal Democrats ".
  • Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers back June 8 election

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    For Michael Hewson, an analyst at CMC Markets, the elections could also help May by "diluting the influence of the more extreme elements of her own party on the Brexit process". "Brexit isn't just about the letter that says we want to leave". "Core voters in the north who voted for Brexit are not convinced, and metropolitan liberal voters aren't convinced by that either", political expert and author Eliza Filby told AFP.
  • NCP welcomes Supreme Court's ruling in 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case

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    However, the SC clarified that Kalyan Singh, being governor of Rajasthan , will not be tried due to constitutional immunity unless he ceases to be in that post. The other accused, including the kar sevaks and some leaders of the BJP, Shiv Sena and Vishwa Hindu Parishad faced trial at a Lucknow court under FIR 197/92.