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Clashes as tens of thousands protest over Venezuela crisis

Clashes as tens of thousands protest over Venezuela crisis

During what was referred to as "the mother of all marches" scuffles between security forces and protesters broke out, as the death toll rises to at least seven lives so far this month. It was unclear how many people remained in custody. They were met by a curtain of tear gas and rubber bullets as they attempted to march to downtown Caracas.


Islamic State group claims Paris shooting, one police officer killed

Islamic State group claims Paris shooting, one police officer killed

Meanwhile, the French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said nothing will stop the French presidential elections from going ahead in the wake of the Champs-Élysées attack , ITV News reported. US President Donald Trump said: 'It looks like another terrorist attack . It is the third deadly attack against French security this year. Security forces are believed to have moved to searching the home of the dead gunman in the east of Paris .



Obama wishes French presidential hopeful Macron good luck ahead of key vote

Recent polling continues to suggest that Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron will move into the next round of voting. Trump himself weighed in at a news conference in Washington following the attack. But Reuters also cited three police sources who say it may have been an attempted armed robbery, and a French Interior Ministry spokesman said it was too early to identify a motive.


Street protests unacceptable, Turkish PM warns opposition

Street protests unacceptable, Turkish PM warns opposition

Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal req. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). A supporter of the "no" vote lights a flare during a protest in Istanbul, against the referendum outcome, Monday, April 17, 2017. A constitutional reform package seeking to introduce an executive presidency in Turkey was approved by 51.4 percent of the voters in Sunday's referendum .


April the Giraffe at Animal Adventure Park Gives Birth — Animal in Focus

April the Giraffe at Animal Adventure Park Gives Birth — Animal in Focus

Animal Adventure Park posted on its Facebook page today that the calf weighs 58.5 kg and stands 1.75 m tall. Seconds after birth , April tenderly licked her calf, which began to slowly pick his head up from the floor of the pen. These numbers made the arrival one of the top five most-watched moments for a live event ever on YouTube. "We're going to see that baby and mom really develop a lovely bond", Patch said.


Indian Navy successfully test-fires BrahMos missile

Indian Navy successfully test-fires BrahMos missile

BrahMos, jointly developed by India and Russian Federation, is considered the only supersonic cruise missile in the world. This variant of Long Range BrahMos Missile was launched from Indian Naval Ship "Teg" a Guided Missile Frigate, on a target on land.