Violent clashes between Anti-Maduro protesters and police in Caracas

Violent clashes between Anti-Maduro protesters and police in Caracas

Protesters clashed with riot police during violent protests in Caracas. The protests started when opposition leader Henrique Capriles was banned from office for 15 years. Authorities accuse opposition leaders, including Capriles, of fomenting violence by organising protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolás Maduro. Venezuela is suffering an economic crisis, leaving many people unable to buy food. Apr 9, 2017
Turkeys controversial referendum explained

Turkeys controversial referendum explained

On 16 April, Turkey will vote on whether or not to change their constitution to scrap the role of Prime Minister and grant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more power. Erdogan argues that it will make Turkey more streamlined and allow for a more stable government, where as critics of the plans say this is an authoritarian move for Edogan to seize more power. Apr 7, 2017