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BBC 2018-03-01
03-04-2018, 11:28 PM
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BBC 2018-03-01




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BBC News with Neil Nunes
President Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner has had security clearance at the White House downgrade. This means he loses access to sensitive material, including secret intelligence reports. It's thought Mr. Kushner's complicated business dealings may have led to the change.

Venezuela's main opposition coalition has expelled the former state governor Henri Falcon after he announced he would stand against President Nicolas Maduro in April's election. The Democratic Unity Coalition has boycotted the vote.

The head of Brazil's Federal Police Fernando Segovia has been sacked, reportedly for saying that corruption case against Michel Temer should be scrapped. Mr. Segovia had been appointed to the post less than 4 months ago.

The United Nations says only the month-long ceasefire throughout Syria demanded by the Security Council can bring genuine relief to civilians and the rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta. The UN said continued fighting on Tuesday prevented any aid deliveries. A lead United Nations report says North Korea has been shipping supplies to Syria but could be used in the manufacture of chemical weapons. A report by UN experts saying, by several newspapers says the material included acid-resistant tiles, special persistence files and thermometers.

The European Union is due to publish the first draft of its Brexit withdrawal treaty, sending out illegally-binding text. The proposal terms of Britain's departure. The document's expected to say that Northern Ireland would have to follow the rules of the EU single market if other solutions can't be agreed to avoid a hard border with Irish Republic.

3 astronauts have returned to earth after more than 5 month abroad the international space station. A capsule carrying the two Americans and a Russian landed on schedule in central Kazakhstan.
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