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Venezuela government supporters attack Congress members

Intruders carrying sticks and dressed in red broke through National Assembly building injuring at least three lawmakers.

Opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia (C)

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‘Summer in the City’ series predicts weather in 2100

WMO launches new videos aimed at showing what impact climate change will have on cities by the end of 21st century.

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Venezuela's attorney general refuses court summons

Luisa Ortega faces imminent suspension after her move cranked up the tension in a standoff with President Maduro.

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Canada 'to apologise, pay Omar Khadr'

Ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate was 15 when he was captured by US troops at a suspected al-Qaeda compound in Afghanistan.

Omar Khadr

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Brazil police arrest close ally of President Temer

Geddel Vieira Lima is the second ex-cabinet official from Temer's administration to be arrested in less than a month.

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Venezuelan government accused of illegal detentions

Human rights groups in Venezuela say hundreds of people are being illegally held behind bars, as the government tries to regain control after months of violent protests.

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Colombian rebel leader in intensive care after stroke

The top commander of FARC hospitalised days after his group handed over its individual weapons as part of peace deal.

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Rio's favela residents protest against killings

Rio's poor rally at Copacabana beach to demand an end to lethal shootouts between drug traffickers and police.

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Criticism after Trump tweets himself 'punching CNN'

A video posted by the US president shows himself tackling and punching a man with a CNN logo in place of his head.

Donald Trump

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'White head' Rocha cocaine kingpin captured in Brazil

Rocha, who had undergone surgery to change his face, had evaded police for nearly 30 years.

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