Venezuela quells soldiers' revolt, top court blasts congress
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Venezuela quells soldiers' revolt, top court blasts congress

Venezuela's turmoil has heated up as security forces crushed a pre-dawn uprising by a small group of national guardsmen that triggered violent street protests, while the Supreme Court has outlawed the opposition-controlled congress' defiant new leadership

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The Latest: Group in video threatens action in Venezuela
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The Latest: Group in video threatens action in Venezuela

A group of unidentified men saying they are friends of the Venezuelan military has released a video saying they are preparing an advance into Venezuela to help unseat embattled President Nicolas Maduro and restore democracy

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Indian police investigate suspected people smuggling to NZ

Police in southern India say they are investigating a suspected attempt to illegally transport more than 100 Indians by boat to New Zealand

Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort
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Filipino Muslims vote on autonomy after long peace effort

Muslims in the southern Philippines voted on a new autonomous region that seeks to end nearly half a century of unrest

More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating
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More sexual abuse claims rock South Korean skating

An athletes' group has raised further allegations of sexual abuse in South Korean speed skating following explosive claims by two-time Olympic champion Shim Suk-hee that she had been raped by her former coach

Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, crackdown
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Zimbabwe's president returns amid economic crisis, crackdown

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived in Harare late Monday after cutting short his fund-raising trip in order to address the country's economic crisis and crackdown

More than 100 China experts urge China to release Canadians
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More than 100 China experts urge China to release Canadians

More than 100 academics and former diplomats are calling on China to release two Canadians who have been detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive in Canada

Survey: CEO pessimism on economy spreads after upbeat 2018
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Survey: CEO pessimism on economy spreads after upbeat 2018

A survey of hundreds of corporate chieftains worldwide shows "a record jump in pessimism" about global economic growth.

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UN forecasts global economic growth around 3 percent in 2019

The United Nations is forecasting that the global economy will grow by around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020, but says waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding prospects

Ecuador tightens rules for Venezuelans after brutal murder
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Ecuador tightens rules for Venezuelans after brutal murder

Venezuelans who want to enter Ecuador now will have to show an official document about any brushes with the law