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Arreaza has called the border fight between Venezuelan security forces and supporters of Guaido a failed coup and blamed the United States for denounced the USA government for "organizing, financing and leading" the effort. Some European and Latin American ambassadors were expected to boycott Arreaza's speech, as more countries back opposition leader Juan Guaido and spurn President Nicolas Maduro , diplomats said.
  • Kashmir escalation: Pakistan 'shoots down two Indian jets'

    Kashmir escalation: Pakistan 'shoots down two Indian jets'

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    Gen Asif Ghafoor, said Indian planes crossed into the Muzafarabad sector of Pakistani-controlled Kashmir during that strike. "PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace", he said in a tweet. The conflct in the region escalated after India bombed militant camps in Pakistan yesterday - camps Pakistan claims do not exist. On Wednesday, security forces killed two Jaish militants in a gun battle, Indian police said.
  • Theresa May acknowledges the possibility that Brexit may not happen next month

    Theresa May acknowledges the possibility that Brexit may not happen next month

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    Labour announced its own shift on Brexit strategy on Monday, when Corbyn said the party was ready to back a second referendum to "prevent a damaging Tory Brexit being forced on the country". The EU is adamant that the legally binding withdrawal agreement can't be changed, though the bloc's negotiators are holding talks with U.K. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox about potential tweaks or additions around the margins.
  • George Pell convicted of child sexual abuse

    George Pell convicted of child sexual abuse

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    The victim, who has not been identified, claimed that Pell made him perform oral sex on him after catching them sneaking into the priest's sacristy in December, 1996. Other Australian institutions have already moved to strip Pell of honours, including the Richmond Football Club which has revoked Pell's honorary position, and St Patrick's College in Ballarat, the school Pell attended, which has removed his name from a building.
  • Saudi princess becomes country's first female ambassador with USA role

    Saudi princess becomes country's first female ambassador with USA role

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    The princess will take over from Prince Khalid bin Salman al-Saud amid deteriorating ties with the United States after the death of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October previous year. Recently, the World Economic Forum appointed her to its Young Global Leaders program. Saudi Arabia replaced its ambassador to Washington, a royal decree announced on Saturday, as the fallout over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, the conflict in Yemen and women's rights tests relations ...
  • Jorge Ramos, Univision anchorman, detained in Venezuela

    Jorge Ramos, Univision anchorman, detained in Venezuela

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    Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) who has been actively following the events in Venezuela and attempting to shape USA policy in the region, tweeted more details about the detention. The United States no longer recognizes Maduro as the president of Venezuela. "It's time to do more", the vice president said. While Colombian authorities said more than 160 soldiers deserted their posts and sought refuge across the border over the weekend, the highest-ranking among them was a National Guard major.
  • Ex-National Security Officials Tell Trump His National Emergency is Illegal

    Ex-National Security Officials Tell Trump His National Emergency is Illegal

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    If passed by the House, the resolution will hit the Senate floor to be voted on within 18 days. "Under no plausible assessment of the evidence is there a national emergency today that entitles the president to tap into funds appropriated for other purposes to build a wall at the southern border", the group said in the letter, which will be entreated into the Congressional record Monday.
  • Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif announces sudden resignation

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif announces sudden resignation

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    I sincerely apologise for the inability to continue serving and for all the shortcomings during my service. "Many thanks for the generosity of the dear and courageous people of Iran and its authorities over the past 67 months", the Us-educated architect of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers said.
  • R. Kelly Van Stops at McDonald's After Release

    R. Kelly Van Stops at McDonald's After Release

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    Though the more infamous accusations against Kelly involve underage victims, not all the women who allege sexual abuse by him were under the age of consent at the time of the incidents. Soon, Kelly might have to deal with more than just Chicago authorities. The recording star was released from custody several hours later after $100,000 cash bail was posted by a friend, county sheriff's spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said.
  • Ghadir submarine successfully launches cruise missile

    Ghadir submarine successfully launches cruise missile

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    President Donald Trump's decision to reimpose sanctions on Tehran . He also indicated that he supported the Trump administration's reimposition of sanctions on Iran, calling sanctions "effective". It said there was no way to gauge success of the United States programme, but cited two recent Iranian rocket failures, one on January 15, and a second unacknowledged one Feb 5, and a 67 percent failure rates over 11 years, compared to a five percent orbital launch failure rate worldwide.
  • 3 confirmed dead after cargo jet operated for Amazon crashes in Texas

    3 confirmed dead after cargo jet operated for Amazon crashes in Texas

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    It nosedived into the water near Trinity Bay, where Hawthorne said strong winds had made recovery efforts more hard by blowing water out of the bay, making it more hard to send certain boats to the area. The Sheriff's Office said deputies located the plane at the north end of Trinity Bay. The aircraft was part of the Amazon Prime Air Fleet and was traveling from Miami to Houston.
  • Blizzard warning issued for much of Red River Valley

    Blizzard warning issued for much of Red River Valley

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    A Blizzard warning will go into effect at midnight and continue until 6 p.m. Sunday evening for the I-29 corridor east into Minnesota and Iowa. Snow will end in the high country early Saturday , but it will be windy and cold. Highest wind gusts reached between 50 and 60 miles per hour. Unsafe wind chill readings of -25 to -45 F are expected Sunday afternoon through Monday morning.
  • Soldiers unleash tear gas during trouble at Venezuela border, in pictures

    Soldiers unleash tear gas during trouble at Venezuela border, in pictures

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    There's no work, nothing", Andreina Montanez, 31, said as she sat on a curb recovering from the sting of tear gas used to disperse the crowd. He spoke on Saturday from the border town of Cucuta, Colombia, where the US aid has been stored. "It's a propaganda war". On Thursday, Rubio insinuated that the U.S. would be targeting the family of Ivan Hernandez, commander of Maduro's presidential guard: "You should think very carefully about the actions you take over the next few days in Venezuela".
  • India, Saudi Arabia agree joint defence production

    India, Saudi Arabia agree joint defence production

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    Hailing the rapid development of cooperation in various fields, Wang said that the ties between China and Saudi Arabia feature mutual respect, mutual understanding and mutual support. Riyadh initially denied the murder, then gave several conflicting accounts of Khashoggi's death, and now claims he was killed in an unauthorized operation that did not involve Mohammed.
  • Family Of ISIS Teen To Fight UK Decision To Revoke Her Citizenship

    Family Of ISIS Teen To Fight UK Decision To Revoke Her Citizenship

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    The family of a United Kingdom teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group as a minor is begging the British government to help bring her newborn son to Britain. The Guardian newspaper reported that he plans to travel to the camp to seek Begum's consent to bring her newborn son back to Britain while the case plays out.
  • Snow Will Likely Lead to Messy Evening Commute, Icy Morning

    Snow Will Likely Lead to Messy Evening Commute, Icy Morning

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    State and local government offices in DE closed early. Nationwide, more than 2,000 flights were canceled and more than 3,400 were delayed, according to the flight-tracking website FlightAware . "The hazardous conditions could impact the Thursday morning commute", forecasters said. On the East Coast, the storm forced the closing of federal agencies in Washington as well as schools in Philadelphia, Baltimore and the nation's capital.
  • Pakistan army warns India of 'surprise'

    Pakistan army warns India of 'surprise'

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    US President Donald Trump voiced alarm Friday at the "very risky situation" between India and Pakistan, warning that New Delhi was considering "very strong" action after an attack in Kashmir . It was established by the G7 in 1989 and is headquartered in Paris . Through this dossier, India wants to expose the neighbouring country's links with terrorism and build pressure on Pakistan, sources had said.
  • Buhari inspects who his wife voted for, Twitter reacts

    Buhari inspects who his wife voted for, Twitter reacts

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    Boko Haram's insurgency in northeast Nigeria has killed more than 27,000 people and left 1.8 million homeless, creating a humanitarian crisis. According to Sahara Reporters , residents of Maiduguri are now in panic as series of explosions have rocked the city all within ten minutes.
  • Trump to meet Chinese trade negotiator amid effort to defuse conflict

    Trump to meet Chinese trade negotiator amid effort to defuse conflict

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    It is not clear what caused Trump to tweet about mobile network technology, although it does follow remarks by Huawei's founder and president Ren Zhengfei, who appeared on United States television on Thursday morning. Trump is concerned that China's Huawei Technologies will beat the U.S.in the race to 5G. Optimism the two sides would find a way to end the trade war lifted stocks on Friday, especially technology shares, while oil prices rose to their highest since mid-November, with Brent ...
  • Tortoise thought to be extinct for 100 years found in Galapagos

    Tortoise thought to be extinct for 100 years found in Galapagos

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    The Fernandina giant tortoise ( Chelonoidis phantasticus ) was last seen on a voyage in 1906. The adult female Fernandina giant tortoise was found on Sunday on the Galápagos Islands. The species of tortoise hasn't been seen in 100 years, which is when it was said to have gone extinct. It is important to mention that the islands are well known for their unique and exceptional flora & fauna that has inspired life scientist, Charles Darwin to write his landmark 1859 study on evolution - ...
  • Venezuela struggles to find buyers for its oil after U.S. sanctions

    Venezuela struggles to find buyers for its oil after U.S. sanctions

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    The U.S. and allies will apparently use Ukrainian Antonov cargo planes for the alleged arms delivery, which is expected to take place in the beginning of March, she added. The president of Colombia, Ivan Duque , arrived Friday in the border city of Cucuta, where he and his counterparts Sebastian Piñera (Chile) and Mario Abdo (Paraguay) will develop an intense agenda focused on the onslaught against Venezuela.
  • Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

    Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

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    Amid speculation that South Korea may be sidelined in related negotiations, South Korea's chief nuclear envoy, Lee Do-hoon, visited Hanoi on Friday for consultations with Biegun to coordinate a negotiation strategy. "The most effective way (to resolve the issue) is for Trump to tell Kim the families' feelings", said Sakie Yokota, 83, the mother of Megumi Yokota, who was abducted to North Korea in 1977 when she was 13.
  • No Saudi support for Modi against Pakistan

    No Saudi support for Modi against Pakistan

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    On Wednesday, as many as five Pakistanis have arrived in Lahore after being released from Saudi jails. "Would have been foolish to snub the leader of a strategically important country out of pique, " tweeted Sadanand Dhume, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington D.C".
  • Imran Khan Asks Pakistan Army to 'Respond Decisively' to Any Indian Aggression

    Imran Khan Asks Pakistan Army to 'Respond Decisively' to Any Indian Aggression

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    In the Himalayan region of Kashmir , one part is ruled by Pakistan, which India calls as Pak occupied Kashmir (Pok) and alleges that is the hub of Pak-backed Kashmir rebels. The International Olympic Committee has chose to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup in New Delhi.