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Venezuela sees the second day of riots as Guaidó strives for power

Protesters and armed forces fought Wednesday in Venezuela on the second day as both the country's controversial president, Nicolas Maduro, and opposition leader Juan Guaido fought for power. Thousands of demonstrators walked on the streets of Caracas As part of a rebellion that has been the most serious challenge to the reign of socialist Maduro in the once prosperous nation. …

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Sudan riots: latest updates – CNN

Omar al-Bashir came to power in Sudan in 1989, when he led a coup d'état against former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi. Bashir dissolved the government, political parties and unions and declared himself chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council. The following year he survived a coup attempt. Later, he ordered the execution of more than 30 army and police officers involved …

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Libya Crisis: Foreign powers evacuate while riots worsen

Copyright EPA Caption Misrata forces arrived in Tripoli to defend them from rebel forces International powers have begun to evacuate personnel from Libya in a deteriorating security situation. The US Africa Command said it had mislaid a contingent of US troops, while India said it had evacuated peacekeepers to Tunisia. Rebels among themselves Gen Khalifa Haftar has advanced from the …

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American journalist arrested in Caracas by government officials under riots in Venezuela

An American reporter from Caracas, who arrested Venezuela's "triumphant" return of opposition leader Juan Guaido earlier this week, was arrested by government officials Wednesday morning after an early morning attack. Cody Weddle, 29 The Virginia-born, native to the Venezuelan capital since 2014, is an independent reporter who has worked for several news channels and newspapers, including the Miami Herald, Florida's …

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Michael Jackson is pulled out of some radio setlists amidst "Leaving Neverland" riots

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – When the release of a new documentary detailing allegations of abuse against singer Michael Jackson sparked a debate over his legacy, the public reaction to the content also causes radio stations around the world to stream their music do not play anymore. A radio network in Quebec attracted Jackson's music from his nearly two dozen stations, …

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US: Citizens should stay away and quote riots: NPR

The Haitian police have struggled to control street protests as protesters call on President Jovenel Moise to resign for alleged abuses of the Petrocaribe Fund. Hector Retamal / AFP / Getty Images Hide caption Caption switch Hector Retamal / AFP / Getty Images The Haitian police have struggled to control street protests as protesters call for the resignation of President …

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The queen is to be evacuated during Brexit riots – media

British Queen Elizabeth meets on December 25, 2018, in the Church of St. Mary Magdalene for the Royal Family Christmas Service at Sandringham Estate in eastern England in the UK. REUTERS / Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – British officials have revived Cold War contingency plans to relocate the royal family should riots occur in London if Britain suffers a disruptive …

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Reporter Notebook: Riots in Paris in front of Macron's address

PARIS – France was again violently shaken. Demonstrators against the government who fight against the police and cause damage in the heart of Paris and elsewhere. Up to 2,000 people were arrested, a record in the history of France for a day. 264 were injured, including 39 policemen. This is the fourth week of protest, following another weekend of violence …

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Protest against the Yellow Vest: France's Édouard Philippe seeks the "unity" after riots

image copyright Reuters Caption On December 8, many more people were arrested than on past weekends French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe has promised to "restore national unity" after violence erupted on a fourth protest weekend in a row. On Saturday, the last day of the "Yellow Vest", police demonstrated tear gas and rubber bullets against fuel tax hikes and high …

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