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Venezuelan opposition, security forces clash in anti-Maduro protest

Venezuelan opposition, security forces clash in anti-Maduro protest Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

Venezuelan opposition protesters and security officers clashed on Thursday as the country's fragmented opposition gained new impetus against a socialist government it blames for the country's social and economic collapse.
Serbs protest for 4th day against powerful president-elect

Serbs protest for 4th day against powerful president-elect Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

Several thousand mostly young people have marched in Serbia's capital and several other cities to protest the election of powerful Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as the country's new president.
Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis

Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis Tue, 04 Apr, 2017

Protesters clashed with police in Venezuela Tuesday as the opposition mobilized against moves to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power.
Paraguay president calls for talks after riots

Paraguay president calls for talks after riots Mon, 03 Apr, 2017

Paraguay's conservative President Horacio Cartes reached out to his opponents Monday for talks after a bid to lift a ban on him seeking re-election sparked deadly riots.
Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies Tue, 28 Mar, 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.

Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state

Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state Tue, 28 Mar, 2017

An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the tense Oromia region.
Four dead after UK parliament terror attack

Four dead after UK parliament terror attack Wed, 22 Mar, 2017

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 stabbed a policeman in front of parliament before being shot dead.
FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team

FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign.
Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit

Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday demanded a new independence referendum to be held in late 2018 or early 2019, once the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union have become clearer.
South Korean court throws president out of office, two die in protest

South Korean court throws president out of office, two die in protest Fri, 10 Mar, 2017

South Korea's Constitutional Court removed President Park Geun-hye from office on Friday over a graft scandal involving the country's conglomerates at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and China.
Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in eastern Ukraine

Powers push for ceasefire, weapons withdrawal in eastern Ukraine Sat, 18 Feb, 2017

Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed on Saturday to use their influence to implement a ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons from Monday in eastern Ukraine.
DR Congo urged to break crisis 'impasse' by UN, AU, EU

DR Congo urged to break crisis 'impasse' by UN, AU, EU Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

The international community on Thursday urged government and opposition parties in Democratic Republic of Congo to restart deadlocked talks to set up a transition regime ahead of elections due late this year.
Colombia, ELN announce first accord at peace talks

Colombia, ELN announce first accord at peace talks Thu, 16 Feb, 2017

Colombia's government and the country's last active rebel force announced a preliminary agreement in their work toward a permanent ceasefire at peace talks on Thursday.
Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns

Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn resigns Tue, 14 Feb, 2017

Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned amid controversy over his contacts with the Russian government, a first stunning departure from the president's inner circle less than a month after his inauguration.
Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack

Croatians protest over gay club tear gas attack Mon, 13 Feb, 2017

Some 1,000 people protested in Zagreb on Monday calling for tolerance after unknown attackers released tear gas in a nightclub hosting a gay party at the weekend.

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Barcelona terror attack

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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 ...

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Is Lenin still In? The 100 years after the October Revolution

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