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VENEZUELA POLITICS: December Set for Delayed Regional Elections

VENEZUELA POLITICS: December Set for Delayed Regional Elections 0

Electoral officials in Venezuela are scheduling long-delayed regional elections for December, though the apparent olive branch may never come to fruition.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Man Set on Fire Sparks More Protests

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Man Set on Fire Sparks More Protests 0

Fernando Gudayol, a 50-year-old surgeon, said “the country is verging on catastrophe. The health system is a disaster.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested

NIGERIA POLITICS: 50 Biafra Independent Movement Members Arrested 0

The Biafra agitators had marched from the popular Spera-In-Deo junction to Presco junction Abakaliki to purportedly commemorate Biafra independence.

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USA POLITICS: Al Green Calls For Trump Impeachment Backfires

USA POLITICS: Al Green Calls For Trump Impeachment Backfires 0

“You’ll be hanging from a tree. Try it and we will lynch all of you,” one caller said in a voicemail. “We are not going to be intimidated,” All Green said.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Crisis, Political Protests Take Center Stage

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Crisis, Political Protests Take Center Stage 0

Temer needs to maintain sufficient backing in Congress to ward off calls for his impeachment barely a year after he took over in the wake of his predecessor Dilma Rousseff’s own impeachment.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Journalists Mourn After Deadly Day

MEXICO POLITICS: Journalists Mourn After Deadly Day 0

Javier Valdez was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the northwestern state of Sinaloa while gunmen in Jalisco state killed a reporter at a small weekly magazine and critically wounded his mother, an executive at the family-run publication.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Anti-Maduro Protests Persist, Teenager Dies in Unrest

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Anti-Maduro Protests Persist, Teenager Dies in Unrest 0

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro accuses Anti-Maduro protesters of seeking a violent coup.

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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Soldiers Accept Government Deal to End Mutiny

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Soldiers Accept Government Deal to End Mutiny 0

Cocoa futures in London and New York, which hit multi-week highs on Monday, began to dip on Tuesday on news of the end of the mutiny.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Daily Protests and Counter-Protests

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Daily Protests and Counter-Protests 0

Venezuela’s neighbouring governments, in spite of their considerable internal discontent, have explicitly taken up the cause of the Venezuelan opposition.

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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Protesters Wounded By Gunfire at Anti-Mutiny March

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Protesters Wounded By Gunfire at Anti-Mutiny March 0

The mutiny began in Bouake and spread quickly to other cities and towns, mirroring an uprising by the same group in January that paralysed parts of Ivory Coast.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Made Illegal Payments in Chavez 2012 Election: Brazilian Reveals

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Made Illegal Payments in Chavez 2012 Election: Brazilian Reveals 0

Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro is facing mounting unrest as his opponents take to the streets in growing numbers demanding overdue elections.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Fourth Day Police, Protesters Clash Over Housing Demands 0

“The law will reign at the end of the day,” South Africa Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Eye Witness News service.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuelans Plan to Throw Feces During Anti-Government Rallies

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuelans Plan to Throw Feces During Anti-Government Rallies 0

Adan Chavez accused the opposition of choosing “a way of violence” by having been out for at least six weeks to demand the ouster of Maduro.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Kabila Defies Oposition, Names Transitional Government

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Kabila Defies Oposition, Names Transitional Government 0

“There is no other roadmap besides the accord. If the accord is dead, Kabila has to leave,” Martin Fayulu, president ECIDE party.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: National Guard Uses Tear Gas at Residential Home in Maracaibo

VENEZUELA POLITICS: National Guard Uses Tear Gas at Residential Home in Maracaibo 0

Venezuelan National Guard has thrown grenades with tear gas to the building of a residential home for children and elderly people in the city of Maracaibo, according to reports.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Women Oppose to Maduro Proffering Roses to Security Forces Who Blocked Their Way

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Women Oppose to Maduro Proffering Roses to Security Forces Who Blocked Their Way 0

Tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched, proffering roses to security forces who blocked their way.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Deji Adeyanju, John Danfulani to Buhari: ‘Address Nigerians On Your Health Status Within 2 Weeks Or Be Forced To Resign’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Deji Adeyanju, John Danfulani to Buhari: ‘Address Nigerians On Your Health Status Within 2 Weeks Or Be Forced To Resign’ 0

Concerned Nigerians, has threatened to shut down the country if President Muhammadu Buhari fails to address Nigerians on his health status.

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USA POLITICS: Huey Newton Biography

USA POLITICS: Huey Newton Biography 0

Huey P. Newton was born February 17, 1942 in Louisiana. Huey Newton with Bobby Seale founded Black Panther Party in 1966. Read Huey Newton Biography.

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USA POLITICS: Black Panther Party: The History

USA POLITICS: Black Panther Party: The History 0

In 1966 Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Read Black Panther Party: The History.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Backers of Jailed Leopoldo Lopez Stage Prison Vigil

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Backers of Jailed Leopoldo Lopez Stage Prison Vigil 0

President Nicolas Maduro’s leftist government later issued a short video in which Lopez said he is fine, and officials accused Lopez’s family of stirring up a media frenzy to get attention.

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