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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Plots ‘Zero Hour’ After Big Anti-Maduro Vote

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Plots ‘Zero Hour’ After Big Anti-Maduro Vote

“Venezuela stood up with dignity to say freedom does not go backwards, democracy is not negotiated,” Borges, who leads opposition-controlled legislature.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Disgruntled State Workers Seek Ways to Join Opposition Vote

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Disgruntled State Workers Seek Ways to Join Opposition Vote

Maduro says his July 30 vote for the controversial constituent assembly is the only way to bring peace to Venezuela after three months of violent anti-government protests.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition to Hold Unofficial Referendum on Maduro Plan

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition to Hold Unofficial Referendum on Maduro Plan

“The people have a right to vote and the people will vote on July 30, rain or shine!” Maduro said during a speech at an event with candidates to the new assembly.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Over 60 Students Detained in Protest: Opposition Leader

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Over 60 Students Detained in Protest: Opposition Leader

The unrest was aggravated in early April after Venezuela’s Supreme Court decided to annul the powers of the opposition-controlled parliament.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Soldiers Guard Chavez Statue, Opposition Activists Dream of Pulling it Down

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Soldiers Guard Chavez Statue, Opposition Activists Dream of Pulling it Down

“Chavez gave his life for his country and Maduro is continuing his work so I support him,” Frias said, wearing a red T-shirt with Chavez’s image statue.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Condemns ‘Vandalism’ in Apartment Block Raids

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Condemns ‘Vandalism’ in Apartment Block Raids

“These subjects were involved in violent acts in which several officials were injured by gun fire,” Reverol said, describing clashes at a barricade close to the apartments as the trigger for the raid.

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CANADA POLITICS: Quebec Wants Constitutional Talks Despite Trudeau Opposition

CANADA POLITICS: Quebec Wants Constitutional Talks Despite Trudeau Opposition

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: “We are Quebecers. Our nation is the founder of the country. We will engage in dialogue with other Canadians.”

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UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Opens 17-Point Lead Over Theresa May in London: Poll

UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Opens 17-Point Lead Over Theresa May in London: Poll

Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is now London’s favorite candidate for the British prime minister as his party has opened a 17-point lead over the ruling Conservatives in the capital, according to a newly released poll.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners

“Labor cannot support making people on modest incomes give up even more of their pay packet,” Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sets Election Tone, Targeting British Establishment

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Sets Election Tone, Targeting British Establishment

“It is the establishment versus the people and it is our historic duty to make sure that the people prevail,” Corbyn told party supporters in central London.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Opposition Protesters to Zuma: Quit!

Over 30,000 people marched in Pretoria calling on President Jacob Zuma to quit. Zuma, who turned 75 on Wednesday, has survived previous protests.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Capriles Protests Again Amid Sustained Anti-Maduro Demonstrations

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Capriles Protests Again Amid Sustained Anti-Maduro Demonstrations

“It’s working, the government is scared and making mistakes like banning Capriles, because that generates more support for him,” said homemaker Imelda Guerrero, 66, who said her three children have emigrated due to the crisis.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Censures Judges

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Censures Judges

Venezuela newly militant opposition leaders also announced another round of demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro for Thursday, despite chaos and violence in Caracas on Tuesday that left 20 injured and 18 arrested.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

RUSSIA POLITICS: Kremlin Rejects US, EU Calls to Free Detained Opposition Protesters

Medvedev’s spokeswoman has called corruption allegations against him “propagandistic attacks,” saying they amount to pre-election posturing by Navalny, who hopes to run against Putin next year.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Opposition Parties Demand UN-Conducted Vote, Police Out in Force

Zimbabwe is due to hold its next presidential and parliamentary election by July 2018. Mugabe has been endorsed as the ruling party’s presidential candidate.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuela Opposition Stages Flash Protests

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Venezuela Opposition Stages Flash Protests

“Three million Venezuelans are eating out of rubbish today,” said the 28-year-old legislator Carlos Paparoni, nursing a few bruises after the Food Ministry protest.”

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KOSOVO POLITICS: Kosovo to Create National Army Despite Serb Opposition

KOSOVO POLITICS: Kosovo to Create National Army Despite Serb Opposition

After Kosovo war, relations between Belgrade and Pristina remain strained and Serbia continues to regard Kosovo as a renegade province.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Opposition Scents Progress at Geneva Talks

SYRIA POLITICS: Syrian Opposition Scents Progress at Geneva Talks

Syria peace talks in Geneva showed a first flicker of movement on Wednesday, as the opposition said President Bashar al-Assad’s negotiators had been pushed by his Russian allies to address for the first time opposition demands for a political transition.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Buhari Illness, Osinbajo and the Opposition

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Buhari Illness, Osinbajo and the Opposition

Buhari and Osinbajo are a team. The success of either is the success of the team and the success of the political alliance between the North and the Yoruba.

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DOMINICA POLITICS: Linton to Roosevelt Skerrit: Resign!

DOMINICA POLITICS: Linton to Roosevelt Skerrit: Resign!

Dominica’s Opposition leader Lennox Linton has repeated his call for the resignation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and called on President Chares Savarin to name a new person to the post.

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