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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...