Venezuela top court curbs opposition leader Juan Guaidó

Venezuela’s Supreme Court has banned opposition leader Juan Guaidó from leaving the country and frozen his bank accounts. The move comes amid an escalating power struggle, after Mr Guaidó declared himself interim president last week. He has been backed by the US and other countries. President Nicolás Maduro has major allies too, including Russia. Mr […]

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Hundreds feared dead as Brazil dam collapse releases mud tide

  Hundreds of people are feared dead after a dam operated by the miningcompany Vale collapsed in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, releasing a wave of red iron ore waste and causing the worst environmental catastrophe in the country’s recent history. Authorities say that 40 people have died, and more than 300 people remain missing according to the company. […]

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