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Venezuela crisis: Maduro condemns ‘extremist’ Trump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMaduro: US ‘warmongering’ in order to take over Venezuela Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro has called Donald Trump’s government a “gang of extremists” and blamed the US for his country’s crisis. In an interview with the BBC, Mr Maduro said he would not allow humanitarian aid into […]

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Catalonia independence leaders on trial in Madrid

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOutside the court, rival groups offered support – or scorn – for the accused A dozen leaders of Catalonia’s failed 2017 independence bid have gone on trial in Madrid, facing charges including rebellion and sedition. If convicted, some could face up to 25 years in prison. The […]

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Spain Catalonia: Madrid mass protest over talks policy

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters angered by the government’s outreach to Catalan separatists call for new elections in Spain Tens of thousands gathered in Madrid for a protest by right-wing parties opposed to a Spanish government plan to ease tension in the Catalonia region. The centre-right Popular Party (PP) and Ciudadanos […]

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Trump physical: President ‘in very good health’

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Mr Trump has been declared healthy after an annual physical exam US President Donald Trump is “in very good health”, the White House doctor said after a four-hour physical examination. Sean Conley added: “I anticipate he will remain so for the duration of his presidency and beyond.” Dr Conley and 11 […]