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'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

Treasury Sanctions Venezuela's State-Owned Oil Company Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A.

In-Depth Coverage U.S. Department of the TreasuryJanuary 28, 2019 Action Intensifies Pressure on Maduro and Regime Insiders, Demonstrates U.S. Commitment to Leverage Economic Pressure to Support the Venezuelan...
'19Jan
28

Rig elections in Akwa Ibom, risk your head – Secondus warns opponents

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has warned that any one who has intention of rigging the 2019 elections in Akwa Ibom State risks losing his/her life. Secondus stated this on...
'19Jan
28

Bashir Seeks Support Abroad as Protests Heat Up

NAIROBI — As protests against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir continue, the embattled leader has made visits to Qatar and Egypt in what analysts say is an effort to get diplomatic support to bolster his...
'19Jan
28

Cost of US shutdown more than wall price — S&P

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — S&P Global Ratings has said that the US government shutdown cost “is likely worse than what we had previously expected”. Based on the analysis, “the US economy lost at least US...
'19Jan
28

Detained Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to 4 ½ years

Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison on the charge of subversion of state power Monday, more than three years after he was detained in a wide-ranging crackdown...
'19Jan
27

Mnangagwa's choreographed plan to carve out his image as a reformer up in smoke

Home|World|Africa| Mnangagwa's choreographed plan to carve out his image as a reformer up in smoke Mnangagwa's choreographed plan to carve out his image as a reformer up in smoke...
'19Jan
27

Mnangagwa's choreographed plan to carve out his image as a reformer up in smoke

Home|World|Africa| Mnangagwa's choreographed plan to carve out his image as a reformer up in smoke Mnangagwa's choreographed plan to carve out his image as a reformer up in smoke...
'19Jan
27

Week's balance: Gazprom's delay, FTA with Israel, and good news from Davos

/ soc-set.comTripartite Ukraine-EU-Russia consultations held in Brussels on the transit of Russian gas through the Ukrainian pipe after the existing contract with Gazprom expires on Jan 1, 2020, was the key...
'19Jan
27

Why Venezuela military leaders are standing behind Maduro

Even as Venezuelans fill the streets rallying behind opposition leader Juan Guaido and the list of foreign nations recognizing him as the country’s rightful president grows, the top members of the all-important...

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