Tuesday, April 30, 2019

World News Briefs -- April 30, 2019 (Eveniong Edition)

Reuters: Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there were no concrete signs of defection from the armed forces leadership.

Early on Tuesday, several dozen armed troops accompanying Guaido clashed with soldiers supporting Maduro at a rally in Caracas, and large anti-government protests in the streets turned violent. But by Tuesday afternoon an uneasy peace had returned and there was no indication that the opposition planned to take power through military force.

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Iraq says I.S. remains threat, leader Baghdadi filmed video in 'remote area'.

Attacks on Syria health facilities condemned by UN.

UN envoy says new Syria committee could be agreed soon.

Houthis ask U.N. to sell Yemeni crude and use revenues for imports, salaries.

Iran's president signs bill labeling US troops in Middle East as terrorists.

Israel swears in new parliament after divisive election.

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East.

Lebanon president urges 2019 budget deal as veterans protest.


Japan's new Emperor Naruhito succeeds father Akihito.

Kabul on lockdown as assembly discusses peace with the Taliban.

Afghan forces launch attacks to clear warring militants from east Afghanistan.

North Korea diplomat warns U.S. of 'undesirable outcome' following Pompeo remark.

China sentences second Canadian citizen to death ahead of centenary.

China's President marks 100 years since pivotal protests as Tiananmen Square anniversary looms.

Indian army's claim to have found footprints of yeti prompts ridicule.


Russia, Turkey call for ceasefire in Libya: Kremlin.

Sudan protesters defiant as army warns 'no more chaos'.

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover.

Clashes over possible Guinea president third term.

Algeria's ruling FLN party elects new leader.

Algeria army chief rebuffs protesters, vows to uphold constitution.

Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day.

Uganda police clash with pop star Bobi Wine's supporters.

Egypt sentences senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son to life.

Mozambique cyclone: Humanitarian situation is 'life-threatening'.


TV star Zelenskiy officially named new Ukrainian president.

Game on for EU vote, but real fight comes after.

Anger as Corbyn faces down calls for Labour to back new Brexit vote.

High security planned for France's May Day protests.

Spain's Ciudadanos says it will play responsible role as opposition.

U.S. extradition request for Julian Assange to be heard on Thursday. Julian Assange faces extradition hearing as Berlin stays quiet.

Washington tells Russia: Stop playing games over detained ex-U.S. marine.


Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising in video with troops. Venezuela's Juan Guaido urges military uprising to topple socialist leader Nicolas Maduro.

Trump administration throws support behind apparent coup in Venezuela.

Trump threatens Cuban embargo over Venezuela aid.

Escalating fight, Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One over Democratic subpoenas.

Dems, Trump pull $2T surprise on infrastructure.

Donald Trump wants asylum seekers to pay application fee.

US accuses China of enabling corruption and undermining national sovereignty in Latin America.

Honduras protests: Buildings burn during clashes over reforms.

Mexico urges US to ratify trade deal after passing labor reform.


FBI thwarts Muslim convert's plot to attack Nazi rally, seen as revenge for Christchurch mosque attacks.

Islamic State 'leader' mentions Australian jihadist and Sri Lanka Easter bombings in first appearance in five years.

Trump working to designate Muslim Brotherhood as 'terror' group.

Manchester Arena bombing extradition 'delayed by Libya clashes'.


US STOCKS-Nasdaq retreats as Alphabet falls but Apple gains after hours.

China and United States focus on progress before fresh round of trade war talks.

Japan's prime minister talks trade with EU leaders.

Apple iPhone sales drop at record pace.

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