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Venezuelan President Faces Angry Opposition

Venezuelan President Faces Angry Opposition

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is facing protests in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, and a sharp rebuke from a former ally, the country's powerful attorney general, Luisa Ortega. She has condemned a move by the Supreme Court to suspend the powers of the opposition-controlled National Assembly.

Also in the programme: Anger in South Africa over the sacking of the country's finance minister and good news for elephants as China closes down ivory factories and shops.

(Photo: Venezuelan opposition activists march in Caracas chanting slogans against the government of President Nicolas Maduro Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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