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Venezuela president orders new constitution as protests demanding his ousting continue

At the protest in front of the Justice Palace #Valencia , #Venezuela. pic.twitter.com/in03uhH7IU — Tito Zerpa Figarella (@tzerpaf) May 1, 2017 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s socialist leader has ordered the writing of a new constitution, further angering opponents whose intensifying campaign to oust him has brought hundreds of thousands into the streets to demand […]

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Serena Williams hits out at racism aimed at her unborn child

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Serena Williams has spoken out in response to suspended Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase’s comments speculating about the skin color of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting. Nastase allegedly responded to Serena’s pregnancy announcement by saying: “Let’s see what colour it has. Chocolate with milk?” The 23-time major champion wrote […]

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10-year sentence for radio correspondent is ‘outrageous’

JOHANNESBURG, April 25 (ANA) – The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has described the sentencing of Ahmed Abba, a correspondent for Radio France Internationale’s (RFI) Hausa service, to 10 years in prison as “outrageous” because he should never have been detained, prosecuted, and convicted for his journalism. On Monday a military court in Cameroon sentenced […]