Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy Media captionProtesters stormed and set fire to the Congress building in Asuncion Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country’s congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election. The head of the main opposition party said an activist had been shot dead. The country’s 1992 constitution, introduced after 35 years of dictatorship, limits the president to a single five-year term. But sitting President Horacio Cartes is trying to remove the restriction and run for re-election.…

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Ukrainian servicemen leave Navy base in Sevastopol as Crimea protesters storm HQ

Ukrainian servicemen leave Navy base in Sevastopol as Crimea protesters storm HQ

Ukrainian servicemen leave Navy base in Sevastopol as Crimea protesters storm HQ At least 30 Ukrainian naval personnel have left the Ukrainian Navy headquarters in the city of Sevastopol on the Crimean Peninsula after demonstrators stormed the premises early in the morning. Crimean self-defense troops have made a passage to let Ukrainian servicemen leave the territory of the HQ. Reports on the number of people to have left vary with ITAR-TASS saying around 50 personnel are gone, Rear Admiral Sergey Gaiduk of the Ukrainian Navy among them. However, Kryminform says…

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