Venezuelas socialist President Nicolas Maduro has called for a rewriting of the countrys constitution in a bid to quell the ongoing protests against his government. Anti-government protests continued for a second month on May Day, as the opposition want a general election to try to end 18 years of socialist rule. Millions are suffering from chronic food shortages and cannot afford basic medicines due to an economic crisis in the oil rich country.
May 2, 2017
Venezuelan President Maduro creates popular assembly for constitution rewrite amid more anti-government protests
Felix, the office cat of Londons Royal Docks Management Authority, had a lucky escape when she fell into the Thames on 30 April. In a video shared to the Royal Docks Facebook page, a man named as Scott, an engineering and operations manager, is seen rushing to the cats rescue, and pulling it out of the water. Celebrities such as Jeremy Vine were among the many people on social media who praised Scotts actions.
May 2, 2017
About 30,000 protesters join the traditional May Day protest in Paris on 1 March, united in their opposition to far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. One French police officer was seriously burnt and two others injured in clashes after the march, as a group of protesters threw Molotov cocktails and other missiles.
May 2, 2017
While Modi, Shah eye Congress-Mukt Bharat, Bengal BJP leaders found 'hobnobbing' with Congress counterparts
India kills 7 Pakistani soldiers as social media shouts #BadlaLo for mutilation; is this another surgical strike?
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