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'19Jan
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Caricom optimistic about peaceful solution to Venezuelan crisis

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders yesterday ended a meeting here with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressing optimism that the UN will assist in...
'19Jan
29

This Day in History — January 29

Today is the 29th day of 2019. There are 336 days left in the year.TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT1845: Edgar Allan Poe’s famous narrative poem The Raven (“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary...”) is...
'19Jan
29

Maduro rival says taking control of Venezuela's foreign assets

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said yesterday he was taking control of the country's foreign assets as he piled pressure on leader Nicolas Maduro by calling for...
'19Jan
29

Memories of a beautiful romance with Museveni

Dear Tingasiga; Exactly 33 years ago today, while standing on the steps of Uganda’s Parliament, with the Holy Bible held high in his right hand, a young Yoweri K. Museveni took the oath of office as president of...
'19Jan
29

The Papers: May bids to woo Tories before debate

The papers look ahead to the votes in the Commons, on a series of amendments to Theresa May's Brexit deal.The Sun's front page headline is: "Don't let Labour kill Brexit". There is no story - just an editorial...
'19Jan
29

Buhari urges traditional rulers to caution subjects against violence during elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged traditional rulers to caution politicians against utterances that could affect smooth conduct of this year’s general elections and by extension the peace and unity of Nigeria....
'19Jan
29

Ambassador says no UN membership for Palestinians now, but will continue fight

The Palestinian ambassador at the United Nations said Monday that the day will come when "obstacles" in the Security Council to full UN membership for Palestine will be removed "but that day is not today...
'19Jan
29

Hundreds of migrants cross US-Mexico border

Nearly 400 migrants detained after crossing under fence into USEarlier this month, Border Patrol agents stationed in the Yuma, Arizona, sector took around 375 migrants into custody after they had made it into the...
'19Jan
29

Spotlight on commuter safety measures at metro stations

Namma Metro may be a blessing for lakhs of citizens, but it does have its pitfalls. The death of a toddler at Srirampura station and an alleged suicide attempt at National College station recently have underscored...
'19Jan
29

How Venezuela got here: a timeline of the political crisis

(Reuters) - Pressure mounted on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday when the United States sanctioned the economically collapsing country’s key oil exports, in a bid to boost opposition leader Juan Guaido...

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