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FILE PHOTO – Thai Raksa Chart party leader Preechapol Pongpanich, holds up application of candidate for Prime Minister, Thailand’s Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi, at the election commission office in Bangkok, Thailand February 8, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand’s election commission is to ask the constitutional court to consider dissolving the Thai Raksa
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it was ready to facilitate the start of dialogue between Venezuela’s government and opposition but warned the United States against intervening in Caracas’ internal affairs. Russia has sided with President Nicolas Maduro in his stand-off with opposition leader Juan Guaido. Maduro retains control of state institutions including the
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido told a huge rally of supporters on Tuesday that humanitarian aid would enter the country on Feb. 23, setting the stage for a showdown with President Nicolas Maduro who has refused to let supplies in. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian environmental groups on Tuesday blasted President Jair Bolsonaro’s environment minister after he dismissed the murdered Amazon rain forest defender Chico Mendes as “irrelevant.” Brazil’s Environment Minister Ricardo Salles attends a conference on indigenous rights organized by the prosecutor’s office in Brasilia, Brazil January 23, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado “I don’t know
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungarian scientists held books above their heads as they protested on Tuesday against government plans to reorganize the Hungarian Academy of Sciences’ research and funding to try to reap more economic benefits. People raise science books outside the Hungarian Academy of Sciences to protest against government plans to weaken the institution in
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition supporters will take to the streets nationwide on Tuesday to keep up the heat on embattled President Nicolas Maduro and to call on him to let humanitarian aid into the country where food and medicine shortages are rife. Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognized as the
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