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Venezuela's Constituent Assembly opens with arrests of opposition leaders

 08/01/2017 - 12:01
The intelligence police of the Nicolás Maduro regime have forcibly removed Antonio Ledezma and Leopoldo López from their homes. Source: Antena 3.

In the early hours of the morning, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has again arrested the opposition political leaders Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma, who had been transferred to their homes as a gesture of conciliation prior to the Constituent Assembly.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:36am
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US approves Russia sanctions, Moscow says they are a blow to normalizing ties

 07/26/2017 - 06:13
Sergei Ryabkov at a press conference in Damascus, Syria on June 28, 2014. EPA/YOUSSEF BADAWI

Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergey Ryabkov has responded to news that a package of further punitive measures for Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US elections and its 2014 annexation of the Crimea was voted through the House of Representatives.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 5:51am
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