Heroes or agitators? Young lawmakers on Venezuela's front line
CARACAS One was knocked off his feet by a water cannon. Another was pushed into a drain. Most have been pepper-sprayed, tear-gassed, beaten and hit by pellet shots.
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles said on Friday he has been notified he will be banned from holding political office for 15 years, amid what critics say is a crackdown on dissent by the leftist government of Nicolas Maduro.
(Reporting by Alexandra Ulmer; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
TRIPOLI When Libya's coastguard received the first of a long-awaited batch of patrol boats from Italy last month, two of the four vessels still had mechanical problems and one broke down on the way to Tripoli.