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Venezuelan defense minister says army stands with President Maduro, denounces Guaido as traitor

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Venezuela’s defense forces stand behind President Nicolas Maduro, Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino has said, after opposition leader Juan Guaido claimed he had military backing in his attempt to oust the country’s chief. VENEZUELA’S defense forces stand behind President Nicolas Maduro, Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino has said, after opposition leader Juan Guaido claimed he had military Read More

‘Traitor troops’ stage coup attempt in Venezuela – VP

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Published time: 30 Apr, 2019 11:18 Edited time: 30 Apr, 2019 11:30 A group of Venezuelan soldiers seized part of a Caracas neighborhood in support of a right-wing coup, the country’s vice president said after the opposition’s self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ declared a military uprising. Vice President Jorge Rodriguez said on Twitter that “a small group Read More

Australian politician resigns over leaked strip club video

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter A right-wing politician in Australia has resigned just weeks before the country’s general election after leaked footage revealed his “unacceptable” behaviour inside a US strip club. The politician, One Nation Senate candidate Steve Dickson, was filmed making derogatory comments about women, including his beliefs that white women performed better during Read More

Japan’s emperor thanks people for support in abdication ceremony

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By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter Japan’s emperor Akihito has thanked his people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future as his three-decade reign drew to a close. It is the first time the country’s head of the state has abdicated in 200 years, opening the way for his son to take Read More