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Venezuelan protests against government leave two students dead

Venezuelan protests against government leave two students dead Wed, 19 Apr, 2017

Two Venezuelan students died on Wednesday after being shot during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro, increasing turmoil in the volatile nation amid a brutal economic crisis.
Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election Wed, 19 Apr, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament's backing for an early election on Wednesday, a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help heal divisions in Britain.
Thousands evacuated after deadly Syria bombing

Thousands evacuated after deadly Syria bombing Wed, 19 Apr, 2017

Thousands of Syrians were evacuated from besieged towns on Wednesday with tight security in place after a weekend bombing against those leaving government-held areas killed dozens, including nearly 70 children.
12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen

12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen Tue, 18 Apr, 2017

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said one of its helicopters crashed in eastern Yemen on Tuesday, killing 12 Saudi officers in one of the deadliest incidents for the kingdom's troops since the war began more than two years ago.
British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand Tue, 18 Apr, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by bolstering support for her Brexit plan.
US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after brief chase

US 'Facebook killer' takes own life after brief chase Tue, 18 Apr, 2017

A US hunt for the gunman accused of murdering a grandfather and posting the crime on Facebook ended Tuesday with the suspect killing himself after a brief pursuit with police in Pennsylvania.
Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch hunger strike Mon, 17 Apr, 2017

 Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launched a hunger strike Monday following a call from leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, a movement that could mark a serious challenge to Israeli authorities if sustained.
Erdogan slams criticism of disputed Turkey poll

Erdogan slams criticism of disputed Turkey poll Mon, 17 Apr, 2017

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday angrily rejected criticism by international monitors of a referendum granting him extra powers that was disputed by the opposition and exposed bitter divisions in the country.
Argentina soccer fan declared brain dead after stadium fall

Argentina soccer fan declared brain dead after stadium fall Mon, 17 Apr, 2017

An Argentine soccer fan has been declared brain dead after he was chased down the terraces of a stadium and allegedly thrown from the bleachers.
Turkey's Kurds vote in key referendum battleground

Turkey's Kurds vote in key referendum battleground Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

 Hoping above all for peace after months of violence as well as fair representation, Turkey's Kurds on Sunday voted in a key referendum whether to expand President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers.
North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

 A North Korean medium-range missile exploded seconds after it was launched on Sunday, U.S. officials said, a high-profile failure that came hours before the U.S. vice president arrived in South Korea, and as an American aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Peninsula in a show of force.
Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after blast kill 68 kids

Mass evacuation in Syria to proceed after blast kill 68 kids Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

More than 3,000 Syrians were expected to be evacuated Sunday from four areas as part of a population transfer that was briefly stalled a day earlier by a deadly blast that killed more than 120 people, many of them government supporters.
Child among seven migrant bodies found off Libya

Child among seven migrant bodies found off Libya Sun, 16 Apr, 2017

The bodies of seven migrants, including a small boy, were found during the latest rescue operations off Libya, a Maltese NGO and the Italian coastguard said Sunday.
North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches

North Korea displays apparently new missiles as U.S. carrier group approaches Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

 North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region.
Syria car bombing kills at least 16 evacuees

Syria car bombing kills at least 16 evacuees Sat, 15 Apr, 2017

A suicide car bombing killed at least 16 people Saturday in an attack near buses for Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said.

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

Protesters Storm Macedonia Parliament

Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmak ...

UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

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The Illusion of the French Elections

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