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Venezuela’s supreme court declares all acts of opposition-led National Assembly illegal

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Venezuela’s Supreme Court has declared all acts of the country’s National Assembly null and void, days after the opposition-held assembly declared President Nicolas Maduro’s election illegitimate. The National Assembly is a 167-seat legislature, currently headed by Juan Guaidó of the Popular Will party – a fierce opponent of Maduro, who had been taking part in Read More

Armed Venezuelan soldiers detained in Caracas for trying to stage ‘uprising’ against Maduro

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Venezuela’s military has detained a group of the National Guard soldiers who stole weapons, and called for an uprising to be staged against President Nicolas Maduro. Early on Monday morning, videos surfaced on social media showing a group of some two dozen men dressed in military uniforms and carrying assault rifles on the streets of Read More

‘Political censorship’: Sputnik slams Facebook as it removes 350+ pages for ‘inauthentic behavior’

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Sputnik news agency says it was engaged in legitimate promotion of its content, before Facebook took down hundreds of accounts it said were secretly run by its staff, following a tip-off from the NATO-backed Atlantic Council. “The decision is clearly political in its nature and, as a matter of fact, is practically censorship — seven Read More

Pence backs opposition politician claiming to be ‘interim president’ of Venezuela

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US Vice-President Mike Pence has phoned Juan Guaido, president of the National Assembly of Venezuela who claims to be the country’s legitimate leader, and praised his ‘courageous leadership’ while pledging continued US support. Pence’s phone call to Guaido was meant as expression of US support for the National Assembly as the “only legitimate body in Read More

Maduro calls Bolsonaro ‘modern-day Hitler’ after Brazil lends support to opposition leader

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has called right-wing Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro “a Hitler of the modern era.” Brazil openly backs the Venezuelan opposition and denounced Maduro’s inauguration last week as illegitimate. The left-wing Venezuelan leader and Bolsonaro, who declared Brazil “liberated” from socialism, have not been on the best of terms, trading verbal blows and Read More

Maduro calls Bolsonaro ‘modern day Hitler’ after Brazil lends support to opposition leader

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has called right-wing Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro “a Hitler of the modern era.” Brazil openly backs the Venezuelan opposition and denounced Maduro’s inauguration last week as illegitimate. The left-wing Venezuelan leader and Bolsonaro, who declared Brazil “liberated” from socialism, have not been on the best of terms, trading verbal blows and Read More

Japan's Okada asks Manila bourse to block listing of Universal's unit

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Universal Entertainment Corp’s founder Kazuo Okada attends a news conference at the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato MANILA (Reuters) – Pachinko tycoon Kazuo Okada has asked the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) to block the proposed listing of Universal Entertainment Corp’s (6425.T) domestic unit, saying the Japanese gaming company has Read More

Nissan expands Ghosn probe to more countries, executive Munoz under scrutiny: sources

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd (7201.T) has broadened its investigation into ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn to include dealings that took place in the United States, India and Latin America, three people with knowledge of the inquiry said. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn, chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, attends a press conference on Read More

Investors ask how the Bezos divorce will affect Amazon

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) shares seesawed on Thursday as investors questioned how the impending divorce of company founder Jeff Bezos would affect his control of the most valuable company on Wall Street and its ambitious expansion plans. FILE PHOTO: 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 04/03/2018 Read More

Xi & Kim agree to ‘jointly’ advance & steer the denuclearization of Korean peninsula

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President Xi Jinping has welcomed Kim Jong-un’s commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. The two ‘synchronized their clocks’ as another meeting between the DPRK leader and the US president is widely anticipated. Beijing also expressed hope that Pyongyang and Washington can meet each other “halfway” to reach an agreement that will bring a Read More