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  • Venezuela: Maduro and allies win National Assembly poll – partial results

    Venezuela: Maduro and allies win National Assembly poll – partial results0

    He insists he’ll remain in Venezuela to fight the government of Nicolás Maduro, but people here seem tired of politics, and many have lost faith both in the government and the opposition. All they want, with an economy in constant freefall, is for their lives to get better – and politicians haven’t succeeded so far.

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  • Félicien Kabuga: French court backs extradition of Rwanda genocide suspect

    Félicien Kabuga: French court backs extradition of Rwanda genocide suspect0

    Related Topics Rwandan genocide image copyrightEPA image captionFélicien Kabuga, once one of Rwanda’s richest men, used 28 aliases to evade capture France’s top appeals court has agreed to extradite the alleged financier of the Rwandan genocide, Félicien Kabuga, to face trial in Tanzania. Mr Kabuga, in his 80s, was arrested in May at his home

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  • Babri mosque: India court acquits BJP leaders in demolition case

    Babri mosque: India court acquits BJP leaders in demolition case0

    image copyrightGetty Images image captionLal Krishna Advani (left) and Uma Bharti (right) have fought the case in the courts for years A special court has acquitted top leaders from India’s governing party for their alleged role in the demolition of a mosque in 1992. Former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani, and BJP leaders MM Joshi

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  • Lamine Diack: Former IAAF head found guilty of corruption and jailed

    Lamine Diack: Former IAAF head found guilty of corruption and jailed0

    Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics’ world governing body, has been sentenced by French authorities to four years in prison, two of them suspended, after being found guilty of corruption. The Senegalese, 87, faced corruption and money-laundering charges linked to the Russian doping scandal. Diack was convicted of accepting bribes from athletes suspected

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  • Coronavirus: Trump denies downplaying severity of virus

    Coronavirus: Trump denies downplaying severity of virus0

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption In an interview, President Trump said he minimised the virus’s severity to avoid panic US President Donald Trump has denied downplaying the seriousness of Covid-19, despite admitting in a recorded interview to having done that. At a televised event with voters, Mr Trump said he had “up-played” it. The claim

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  • John Bolton: Criminal inquiry opened into explosive memoir

    John Bolton: Criminal inquiry opened into explosive memoir0

    Image copyright AFP Image caption As national security adviser, John Bolton was a major figure in US foreign policy President Donald Trump’s former National Security Adviser John Bolton is being investigated for possibly disclosing classified information when he published his memoir in June. The US Department of Justice launched a criminal case after failing to

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