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ABUJA/MAIDUGURI (Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday urged Nigerians “to go out and vote”, promising that there would be adequate security for Saturday’s postponed election that pits him in a tight race with businessman Atiku Abubakar. Electoral materials are seen in a car outside the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Daura, Katsina
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KUMARAKAPAY, Venezuela/CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on indigenous people near the border with Brazil on Friday, killing two, witnesses said, as President Nicolas Maduro sought to block U.S.-backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation. The United States, which is among dozens of Western nations to recognize opposition leader Juan
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KUMARAKAPAY, Venezuela/CUCUTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on members of an indigenous community near the border with Brazil on Friday, killing at least one and injuring others, as President Nicolas Maduro defied U.S.-backed efforts to bring aid into his economically devastated nation. An ambulance carrying people that were injured during clashes in the
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CAIRO/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Egypt will host the first joint summit of Arab League and European Union leaders starting on Sunday, a gathering overshadowed by internal divisions in both alliances and last-minute talks on Brexit. FILE PHOTO: Tourists enjoy the water on a beach at the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, south of Cairo, Egypt
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A podium with Britain’s opposition Labour Party logo is seen during a campaign event in London April 20, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett LONDON (Reuters) – British lawmaker Ian Austin resigned from the opposition Labour Party on Friday, the ninth person to do so this week, saying it was “broken” and had been taken over by the
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BEIJING (Reuters) – Humanitarian aid should not be forced into Venezuela, lest it cause violence, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday, warning that Beijing opposed military intervention in the country. People wait with their vehicles at a checkpoint set up by Venezuelan security forces in Taguanes, Venezuela, February 21, 2019. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares Venezuela President
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