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Maduro vows severe punishment to generals for ‘plotting coup’

Maduro vows severe punishment to generals for ‘plotting coup’

Mar 27, – On Tuesday, the Venezuelan president made the surprise announcement of the capture of the three air force officials at a meeting with members of a fact-finding mission from Union of South American Nations (Unasur), which traveled to Venezuela to investigate the ongoing social unrest. Without offering details, he said that the generals […]

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Italian navy rescues over 400 migrants in 24 hours

Italian navy rescues over 400 migrants in 24 hours

Jan 12, Rome – The Italian navy rescued more than 400 migrants from two boats south of Sicily on Saturday and Sunday as the immigration crisis that killed hundreds in shipwrecks last year continued. On Saturday afternoon, 236 men, women and children, mostly from Africa, were rescued and were being taken to a port near […]

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Protesters, Police Clash In Ukraine Former Minister Injured

Protesters, Police Clash In Ukraine Former Minister Injured

Jan 11, – Several people have been injured in clashes between protesters and riot police in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. Former interior minister and leading opposition figure Yuriy Lutsenko was among those wounded. The violence broke out after three activists were earlier jailed over an alleged terror plot. The unrest took place amid ongoing anti-government […]

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UN ‘concerned’ over 25,000 armed youths preparing to attack Bor

UN ‘concerned’ over 25,000 armed youths preparing to attack Bor

Dec 30, – A spokesman for the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Sunday the organization was “extremely concerned” over the reports that young members of fugitive former Vice President Riek Machar’s tribe were moving towards the city of Bor in Jonglei state. The UN conducted an aerial mission on Sunday to determine whether […]

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German protest over Rote Flora center turns violent

German protest over Rote Flora center turns violent

Dec 22, Berlin – Stones and bottles were thrown at police as more than 7,000 people demonstrated in Hamburg on Saturday. Officers responded with baton charges and water cannon, breaking up the protest over the eviction of the left-wing Rote Flora cultural center. “There was a mood of aggression from the outset,” said police spokesman […]

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Bahrain opposition figure denies backing violence

Bahrain opposition figure denies backing violence

Oct 24, MANAMA, Bahrain — A prominent opposition figure in Bahrain told a court hearing Thursday that he rejects violence but stands by his calls for peaceful anti-government protests to force reforms in the troubled Gulf nation. The arrest of Khalil al-Marzooq last month touched off outrage from international rights groups and prompted Bahrain’s Shiite-led […]

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