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Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections

Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections

More than a thousand of its sympathisers marched towards the health ministry in Caracas . Over and over in the last weeks, troops and police have faced off with masked youths hurling stones and Molotov cocktails. Demonstrators lit the house - in the city of Barinas, where Mr Chavez spent his early years - aflame along with several government buildings, including the regional office of the National Electoral Council, said Pedro Luis Castillo , who represents the area.



Can Trump solve the Middle East conflict?

In some respects, his effusive praise for Israel during his two days here - which also included a Tuesday morning visit to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem, on the Israeli-occupied West Bank - appeared to endorse Israeli claims to a united capital in Jerusalem .



Tributes paid to latest named victim of Manchester attack Martyn Hett

Meanwhile, Martyn's brother Dan Hett said he was "overwhelmed" by the support for his family. His boyfriend, Russell Hayward, confirmed the news on social media , writing in a tweet, "We got the news last night that our wonderful, iconic and lovely Martyn didn't survive".



Manchester explosion: Ariana Grande's mother reportedly helps fans to safety

In the south Manchester suburb of Chorlton on Tuesday, police arrested a 23-year-old man in a supermarket then searched an apartment in a nearby area. "Sending sympathy & strength to victims & people of Manchester", the 2016 Democratic nominee. Other neighbors also said in past years some older adults and younger children had lived in the home, but recently they had only seen a young man.


Antonio Conte Chelsea coach named manager of the year by peers

Antonio Conte Chelsea coach named manager of the year by peers

Concern has been expressed after a bookmaker paid out thousands of pounds to three punters who wagered on the specific time of Chelsea captain John Terry's first-half substitution against Sunderland at 100-1. Sunderland limited Chelsea's chances as the home fans praised Conte with regular stadium-wide chants of "Antonio". Gunners counterpart Arsene Wenger has endured one of the worst campaigns of his 20-year tenure despite making it to a third FA Cup final in four years.


China Urges S.Korea to 'Remove Obstacles' to Good Ties

China Urges S.Korea to 'Remove Obstacles' to Good Ties

Chinese tourist numbers to South Korea plunged by two-thirds in April after Beijing banned tour groups over Seoul's deployment of a USA missile defence system, official statistics showed. Before leaving, Lee said a summit between Xi and Moon could happen as soon as July, on the sidelines of a Group of 20 meeting in Germany. Nine years later, Kang entered the Foreign Ministry as a specialist in global relations, exempt from the state exam for career diplomats, and served as an aide to ...