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European nations recognise Guaido as Venezuela’s acting president

Some key European Union nations have recognised Venezuela‘s opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country’s interim president, heightening a global showdown over President Nicolas Maduro’s rule. The coordinated move ...

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Trump considers US military intervention in Venezuela

President Donald Trump has said deploying the US military to Venezuela is “an option”. “Well, I don’t want to say that. But certainly, it’s something that’s on the – ...

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UK govt offers MPs bribes for Brexit deal votes – Lawmaker

 A senior member of the UK opposition Labour Party has accused government of Prime Minister Theresa May of trying to buy votes of members of ...

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Gbagbo: ICC releases ex-Ivory Coast president

The International Criminal Court on Friday ordered the conditional release of former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo after he was cleared last month on charges ...

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EU launches mechanism to bypass US sanctions on Iran

The European Union has announced the setting up of a payment mechanism to secure trade with Iran and skirt US sanctions after Washington pulled out of the landmark nuclear deal last ...

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EU rejects UK push for new Brexit talks

The European Union leaders have roundly rejected a fresh push by Britain to change the country’s withdrawal agreement. French President Emmanuel Macron’s office said Wednesday ...

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US military prepares to invade Venezuela

Venezuela’s envoy to the United Nations says the United States is preparing for a “military invasion” of his country, amid Washington’s recent move to impose sanctions on ...

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Venezuela: Euro countries issue election ultimatum to Pres. Maduro

In an ultimatum to Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, Britain, France, Spain, and Germany have said they would recognise opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president ...

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Trump announces deal to reopen US govt

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal with opposition Democrats to temporarily reopen the US federal government, shut down for a record five weeks ...

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Trump softens tone as Senate measures to end shutdown fail

  US President Donald Trump has expressed willingness to accept a “reasonable” shutdown deal between Republican and Democratic leaders as two competing bills to reopen ...

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