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Six arrested over drone explosions in Venezuela

Six arrested over drone explosions in Venezuela

Venezuela's government said on Sunday that six people had been detained over drone explosions at an event attended by President Nicolas Maduro.

Madagascar to hold presidential vote in November

Madagascar to hold presidential vote in November

The Indian Ocean island nation has been in the grip of a growing stand-off over proposed electoral reforms that triggered mass protests.

US diplomat involved in fatal traffic accident leaves Pakistan

US diplomat involved in fatal traffic accident leaves Pakistan

The diplomat -- described as the defence attache in an earlier report -- departed Islamabad late on Monday, a senior Pakistani government official said.

Poland's Duda blocks judiciary reforms after days of protests

Poland's Duda blocks judiciary reforms after days of protests

Polish President Andrzej Duda said that he would veto two of three bills passed by parliament in a judicial reform that has triggered nationwide street protests and raised EU and US concerns about a politicisation of the courts.

Venezuela opposition steps up pressure on Maduro

Venezuela opposition steps up pressure on Maduro

Thousands of Venezuelans cast ballots in a symbolic vote on Sunday seen likely to reject plans by President Nicolas Maduro to rewrite the constitution, upping pressure on the beleaguered leader.

 Ex-lawmaker jailed for life for war crimes

Ex-lawmaker jailed for life for war crimes

A special war crimes tribunal yesterday sentenced a former lawmaker to life imprisonment for crimes committed during Bangladesh’s 1971 war...