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Riot police, protesters clash in Venezuela CARACAS: Fresh clashes erupted in Venezuela's capital on Sunday, with hooded anti-government protesters hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at riot police who returned fire with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon.Four people were reported injured in the unrest that erupted in Caracas's upscale Chacao neighborhood, a hotbed of anti-government opposition.Oil-rich Venezuela has been rocked by two months of deadly protests, with at least 41 people killed since a wave of demonstrations against the leftist government of Nicolas Maduro broke out in early February.Some 600 people have also been injured in the protests, and around 100 have been detained. Maduro, the hand-picked successor to the late leftist icon Hugo Chavez, was narrowly elected to office in a controversial election one year ago.A former bus driver and union leader and the self-proclaimed "son" of Chavez, Maduro was elected after Chavez died from cancer and was sworn in April 19, 2013, pledging ...

World book and copyright Day on Wednesday ISLAMABAD: World Book and Copyright Day will be observed on April 23 across the world including Pakistan to celebrate the contribution of books and authors to our global culture and the connection between copyright and books.World book and copyright day 2014 theme is "History and Stories".23rd April is a figurative date for world creative writing as on this date and in the unchanged year of 1616, Cervantes, Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega all ...

Nikkei hits 2 week-high in subdued trade, non-banks surge on rule change talk TOKYO: Japanese shares climbed to a two-week high on Monday morning, led by gains in nonbank lenders on a media report the government is considering easing rules in the industry, though trading activity was thin due to the Easter.The benchmark Nikkei gained 0.6 percent to 14,607.98 by the midday break, after rising as high as 14,649.50, a level last visited on April 8. Still, the index is down more than 10 percent since the start ...

MH370 scrutiny on Malaysia deals wild card in Anwar case KUALA LUMPUR: The intense global scrutiny brought upon Malaysia's government over the fate of flight MH370 has tossed a wild card into its controversial efforts to send opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim back to jail.Just hours before the Malaysia Airlines plane disappeared on March 8, a court overturned Anwar's 2012 acquittal on sodomy charges he says are false and part of a long-running government attempt to wreck his political career.Sentenced to five years in jail, Anwar, ...

Japan PM makes gift to controversial war shrine, skips visit: reports TOKYO: Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe donated a tree to the controversial Yasukuni war shrine Monday, but did not visit the memorial which is seen by China and South Korea as a symbol of Japan's militarist past.Abe donated the symbolic gift, a sacred "masakaki" tree, to coincide with the start of a three-day spring festival, Jiji Press news agency and other local media said.The offering was seen as a sign that he would avoid a ...

Japan trade deficit quadruples on-year to $14bn TOKYO: Japan's trade deficit quadrupled on-year in March to $14 billion, data showed Monday, with a weak yen compounding surging imports as consumers rushed to buy ahead of a rise in sales tax.Japan imported 1.45 trillion yen ($14 billion) worth of goods more than it exported in the month, the finance ministry said, compared with a shortfall of 356.9 billion yen in March 2013.Exports rose 1.8 percent to 6.38 trillion yen, thanks to higher shipments ...


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