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US policeman performs roadside C-section on wounded deer

Image copyright Facebook/ Washington Township Police Department New Jersey police say an officer performed a successful roadside C-section on a deer that had died after being hit by a car on Sunday morning. In a Facebook post, the Washington Township Police Department said one fawn survived the emergency surgery. Photos showed officer Jim Vernon swaddling […]

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Venezuela election: Fourteen ambassadors recalled after Maduro win

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNicolás Maduro celebrates his victory Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second six-year term, in a landslide vote marred by an opposition boycott and claims of vote-rigging. Fourteen countries including Argentina, Brazil and Canada have recalled their ambassadors from Caracas in […]

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How Venezuela's crisis developed and worsened

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nicolás Maduro has won a second six-year term in office President Nicolás Maduro has been elected to a second six-year term in office amid allegations by the international community and Venezuela’s opposition that the polls were neither free nor fair. His victory comes amid a deep economic crisis which has […]

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US vows 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

Image copyright EPA Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US is imposing the “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran. In a speech in Washington, the top American diplomat said Iran would be “battling to keep its economy alive” after the sanctions took effect. He said he would work closely with the Pentagon and […]

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Japanese climber dies on eighth Everest attempt

Image copyright AFP Image caption Nobukazu Kuriki is the second climber to die on the mountain this month A Japanese climber who previously lost all but one of his fingers while climbing Mount Everest has died trying to reach the mountain’s summit. Nobukazu Kuriki, 35, was found dead in his tent by Sherpas on Monday […]