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Venezuelans Protest as Guaido Declares 'Definitive' Escalation

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has launched what he promised will be a "definitive" escalation of pressure to force the country's embattled leftist leader from office.

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Sudan Protesters Rally outside Army HQ for 2nd Day

Thousands of Sudanese held a second day of protests Sunday outside the army's headquarters in Khartoum and in the vicinity chanting slogans against President Omar al-Bashir's government, witnesses said.

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Maldives Ex-Leader Makes Comeback in Landmark Vote

The Maldives on Saturday held its first parliamentary election since former strongman leader Abdulla Yameen was forced to stand down, with his arch-rival tipped to make a big political comeback.

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Sudan Opposition Renews Calls for Anti-Bashir Protests

The organizers behind months of anti-government demonstrations in Sudan are calling for fresh marches in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities.

The Sudanese Professionals Association, an umbrella group of independent professional unions, has been spearheading anti-government protests that erupted in December over spiraling prices and a failing economy.

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UK Starts Issuing Passports without 'European Union' on Cover

Britain has begun issuing passports with the words "European Union" removed from the front cover -- despite Brexit being delayed and uncertainty over when the country will leave the bloc.

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Iran Orders New Evacuations amid Fresh Flood Fears

Iranian authorities ordered the evacuation of six cities along the Karkheh river in southwestern Khuzestan province on Saturday after more rain sparked fears of new flooding, state news agency IRNA said.

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Trump Struggles with a Growing Problem on the Border

Tensions are rising, fingers are pointing and the search for solutions is becoming increasingly fraught.

Overwhelmed by an influx of migrants at the border that is taxing the immigration system, President Donald Trump is grasping for something — anything — to stem the tide.

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Thousands Protest against Honduras President

Thousands of people marched through the streets of the Honduran capital Friday night demanding the resignation of President Juan Orlando Hernandez and an investigation of him and his family.

The protestors, from the so-called Movimiento Indignados (Indignant Movement) and numbering around 5,000 according to reporters, shouted "get out J.O.H.," as they marched to the public prosecutor's office.

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Venezuela's Guaido Calls Demo to Maintain Pressure on Maduro

Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido urged his supporters to demonstrate in the streets Saturday to maintain pressure on his rival President Nicolas Maduro, amid rising anger over the collapse of public services.

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U.S. to Declare Iran's Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Group, WSJ Says

The United States will designate Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization, an unprecedented move that would ramp up pressure on the elite force, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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