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Anti-Maduro protesters clash with police in Caracas

Youths build barricades, burn rubbish and hurl rocks at soldiers and police who respond with tear gas and water cannon.

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Paraguay delays re-election vote amid fresh protests

Protests outside burnt Congress building call for Senate vote on President Cartes' re-election bid to be withdrawn.

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US ends funding for United Nations Population Fund

UN Population Fund rejects state department's claim that agency backs "coercive abortion or involuntary sterilisation".

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Senate headed for showdown over Neil Gorsuch

Republicans threaten to change Senate rules to prevent Democrats from blocking Neil Gorsuch's confirmation.

Neil Gorsuch

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Guillermo Lasso refuses to concede in Ecuador election

Conservative presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso calls on supporters to take to the streets to guard against fraud.

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Donald Trump says US is 'very much behind' Egypt's Sisi

As thousands of political prisoners languish in Egyptian prisons, US president says he strongly backs Sisi's leadership.

Egypt's Sisi

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Bodies decomposing in Mocoa morgue after landslides

Death toll, currently at 273, could rise as rescuers search for more victims and survivors after flooding and mudslides.

Rescue workers

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Norte de Ciudad Juarez newspaper shuts down in protest

Norte de Ciudad Juarez is set to shut down due to ongoing violence against journalists, director says.

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Trump: If China doesn't deal with North Korea, we will

US president says trade could be a lever in getting China to take a tougher stance over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

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Opposition alleges fraud in Ecuador presidential vote

Right-wing Lasso says he would contest the results after partial counting showed him trailing rival Moreno.

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