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ElBaradei reportedly picked as new Egypt PM

Liberal opposition leader Mohamed ElBaradei has been chosen as Egypt’s new prime minister, the Tamarod campaign behind the protests that toppled Islamist president Mohamed Morsi said on Saturday after talks with the country’s interim president. A military source confirmed to AFP that the former UN nuclear watchdog chief was to…

Venezuelan opposition challenges Chavez’s successor

Allegations of abuse of power and constitutional fraud bring end to brief truce between government and opposition Venezuela’s opposition has challenged the legitimacy of Nicolás Maduro as Venezuela’s interim president, triggering a political row just hours after Hugo Chávez’s funeral. Opposition leaders accused the government of abuse of power and…