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Mexico says its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition deputy Franco Manuel Casella to provide him 'protection and safety'
Vice President Delcy Rodriguez lambast the move by opposition leader Juan Guaido's representative in Washington, accusing him of paving the way for a US 'military intervention'
Edgar Zambrano, Guaido's deputy as National Assembly speaker, is arrested by intelligence agents in Caracas for backing the failed April 30 uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaido
(UPDATED) Juan Guaido says he has convened an emergency session of the National Assembly 'to take immediate actions with respect to the necessary humanitarian aid'
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the campaign jingle of administration senatorial bet Bong Go was also played outside the venue
(UPDATED) Gary Alejano shows DILG documents authorizing local government units to pay for the registration fee of barangay captains, an amount which covers a kit with Bong Go t-shirts
The 35-year-old head of the National Assembly legislature 'is prohibited from leaving the country until the end of the [preliminary] investigation' for having 'caused harm to peace in the republic'
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'We're talking to middle and low-ranking military: break away from the fear,' says parliamentary president Juan Guaido, who last week branded President Nicolas Maduro a 'usurper'
Nicolas Maduro is set to be sworn in on Thursday for a second 6-year term after elections widely condemned by the international community
It is the steepest cut seen in the past 11 years that President Daniel Ortega has been in power
Venezuela's Supreme Court orders the arrest of Julio Borges for 'attempted murder,' suspecting his involvement in what officials say is a drone 'assassination' attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
The new members of the National Assembly will be tasked with choosing a successor to 86-year-old President Raul Castro when he steps down next month
UPDATED In his first address to members of the National Assembly and Senate since his election in May Macron delivers a US style state of the nation speech in the Versailles palace
3rd UPDATE The new body will be nearly 6 years younger on average have a record 223 women lawmakers and will be strikingly less politically experienced
UPDATED But the vote was marked by record low turnout of 49 possibly reflecting fatalism among Macron s opponents in the face of his seemingly unstoppable advance experts said
UPDATED In a rare climb down by the president s allies the pro Maduro Supreme Court retreats from rulings that had prompted opposition calls for mass protests in a volatile country stricken by economic and political crisis
We consider it urgent for priority to be given to releasing political prisoners recognizing the legitimacy of decisions by the National Assembly and establishing an electoral calendar that includes postponed elections
The battle is on for minds rather than hearts with the region s main independence association the Catalan National Assembly ANC going after those hardest to convince
The motion which accuses Park of constitutional and criminal violations ranging from a failure to protect people s lives to bribery and abuse of power will be put to a full vote of the National Assembly
The latest battle between the executive and the legislature comes as Maduro s opponents seek to call a referendum on removing him from office
The amendments on the National Assembly website mandate judges to sentence someone who kills in the name of honor to life imprisonment even if they have been forgiven
(UPDATED) Here's a look at past Philippine presidents delivering the State of the Nation Address (SONA)
The vote – which is non binding on the government but highly symbolic – comes as European countries seek alternative ways to restart the stalled Middle East process
According to Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve around 930 French citizens have travelled to and from the two violence ridden countries recently a 74 increase in 8 months
After months of negotiations among Tunisia s political parties the assembly approves October 26 for the legislative election and November 23 for the first round of the presidential poll
Model United Nations Assembly is a popular educational activity among international schools but why is there low participation from local schools?
Tunisia s national assembly approves an article in the draft constitution that would guarantee gender equality without discrimination in the Muslim nation
Namfrel pursues a holistic approach in ensuring fair elections for 2013
Deputies voted in favor of article one of the draft legislation which redefines marriage as being an agreement between two people
The victory gives Hollande the majority he needs to deal with the eurozone debt crisis