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Venezuela opposition defiant as protesters shot dead

Added: 25.04.2017 22:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Venezuela's opposition vowed no letup Tuesday in its bid to remove leftist President Nicolas Maduro from power, even as more protesters were shot dead in an increasingly violent political crisis. Maduro's center-right rivals said they would go ahead with new street protests Wednesday, despite a wave of unrest that has seen 26 people killed this month in clashes involving protesters and security forces. In the latest unrest, prosecutors said a 23-year-old man died from being shot in the head with a shotgun in overnight protests in northwestern Lara state.

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Turkey Opposition's Referendum Legal Challenge Rejected By Top Court: Report

Added: 25.04.2017 17:10 | 1 views | 0 comments

An opposition legal challenge over last-minute voting rules changes to an April 16 referendum giving Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers has been quashed by a top Turkish court, multiple media sources reported Tuesday. The Republican People’s Party (CHP) repeatedly criticized the Supreme Election Board’s ruling to accept ballots in envelopes without an official stamp suggesting the decision left the vote open to fraud, France24 reported. The party sought to annul the referendum last week, formally lodging a petition Friday with the Council of State, Turkey's highest administrative court, after the "Yes" side won 51.4 percent of the vote, the report said. The court rejected...

Cunning plan

Added: 25.04.2017 16:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

Labour has a clear Brexit plan but some in the party would prefer more robust opposition to the Tory position.


Turkish court declines to hear CHP referendum appeal

Added: 25.04.2017 16:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

Opposition fails in bid to challenge electoral board's decision to accept referendum ballots without official stamps.


Top Turkish court rejects opposition's referendum challenge

Added: 25.04.2017 14:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

A top Turkish court on Tuesday rejected an opposition legal challenge to an April 16 referendum that gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers. Opposition activists had filed a complaint over last-minute changes to voting rules.


UK's Labour Party vows to ditch May's Brexit plan

Added: 25.04.2017 11:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

Britain's main opposition party has vowed to scrap Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans if it wins the general election in June, saying it will seek a softer departure from the European Union.


UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

Added: 25.04.2017 10:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Britain's opposition Labour Party says it will tear up the government's negotiating plan for Brexit and guarantee all European Union citizens in the U.K. the right to stay if it wins the June 8 national election. ......

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Venezuela's Opposition Activists Protest in Caracas as Unrest Enters Fourth Week

Added: 25.04.2017 9:54 | 1 views | 0 comments

Thousands shut down the main highway in Caracas on Monday to express their anger with President Nicolas Maduro's embattled administration.


Death toll rises in worsening Venezuela unrest

Added: 25.04.2017 4:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

Three people killed as protesters take to the streets around the country, with opposition demanding early elections.


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