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Venezuelan president says he escaped ‘assassination’ attempt claimed by rebel group

Venezuelan president says he escaped ‘assassination’ attempt claimed by rebel group

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was “more determined than ever” after he escaped an “assassination” attempt using an explosive-laden drone as he gave a speech during a Caracas military parade. The government said seven soldiers were wounded in the alleged attack on Saturday, blamed on Colombia by Maduro and later claimed by a mysterious […]

Pakistani journalist working for international media outlets escaped an abduction attempt by armed men in broad daylight

Pakistani journalist working for international media outlets escaped an abduction attempt by armed men in broad daylight

Islamabad, Pakistan (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Taha Siddiqui, an independent Pakistani journalist reporting for international media outlets, on Wednesday escaped an abduction attempt by armed men in broad daylight. The brazen attack, which took place on the busy Islamabad expressway on the morning of January 10th, is a prominent example of the impunity with which violent […]