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Venezuela releases 39 jailed activists

Dozens of jailed opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, including a former mayor of the city of San Cristobal, will be released, authorities have announced.

US blasts Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro move to sideline opposition

The US accused Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday of a dictatorial bid to wipe his opponents off the political map following his latest poll victory, after he announced the main opposition is barred from next year's presidential election.

Venezuelan opposition figure Yon Goicoechea freed – assembly member

Venezuelan authorities have released opposition figure Yon Goicoechea after his arrest 14 months ago for allegedly possessing explosives, a National Assembly member said early Saturday.

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor rejects dismissal

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor says she was sacked by the new constituent assembly because the government wanted to stop her investigations into alleged corruption and human rights abuses.

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The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

Ralph Uwazuruike: Don’t vote for any APGA candidate

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Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

Taliban officials have held three days of talks with the United States' special representative for Afghanistan in Qatar, Zalmay Khalilzad, aimed at renewing the peace process in the war-torn country, an official of the armed group said.
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APC legal adviser accuses Adams Oshiomhole of hijacking his office

The internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a new dimension as Babatunde Ogala, national legal adviser of the party, has accused Adams Oshiomhole of hijacking his office.

Nyesom Wike eulogises mothers at funeral service

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has eulogised mothers for their contributions to the upbringing of outstanding children who enhance societal growth.
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Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre revels in AFCON qualification after Cape Verde win

Uganda coach Sebastien Desabre feels they have proven critics wrong by booking a second consecutive berth to the Africa Cup of Nations.