• Presidential candidates start campaigns in the streets of Brazil, except Lula


    Sao Paulo, Brazil, Aug 16 (efe-epa).- All candidates for the 2018 Brazilian presidential elections on Thursday began campaigning on the streets across the country, except the former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is serving a 12-year prison sentence for corruption, and had to resign himself to launching his proclamations on social networks.

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  • No memory of confession to Maduro attack, opposition lawmaker says


    Caracas, Aug 15 (efe-epa).- Venezuela’s opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens, arrested on charges of attacking the Venezuelan President, said he does not remember having recorded the confession video that the government released on Friday claiming that he had contact with the coordinator of the attack, the country’s legislative body said Wednesday.

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Advisory board submits report on Rohingya to Myanmar government

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Bangkok Desk, Aug 17 (efe-epa).- The Advisory Board for the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State, established by the Myanmar government to address the Rohingya refugee crisis, presented its final report at their last meeting amid criticisms and resignations of its members.

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