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Thousands protest against President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua's capital; Opposition groups demand resignation
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Thousands protest against President Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua's capital; Opposition groups demand resignation

Thousands of protesters assembled in Nicaragua's capital, Managua to demand President Daniel Ortega's resignation.

Nicaragua unrest: Daniel Ortega defends parapolice violence against anti-government protestors as US issues warning
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Nicaragua unrest: Daniel Ortega defends parapolice violence against anti-government protestors as US issues warning

Nicaragua leader Daniel Ortega described armed and masked paramilitaries seen cooperating closely with his security forces against the protesters as "volunteer police."

Brazilian student, 3 others killed in Nicaragua amid unrest; US calls on Daniel Ortega government to end violence
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Brazilian student, 3 others killed in Nicaragua amid unrest; US calls on Daniel Ortega government to end violence

The Brazil government urged Nicaragua to punish those responsible for the killing and also "to guarantee the free exercise of individual rights and public liberties.

Nicaragua unrest: Hundreds march towards Managua, protest to defy president Daniel Ortega's crackdown on dissent
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Nicaragua unrest: Hundreds march towards Managua, protest to defy president Daniel Ortega's crackdown on dissent

Hundreds of protests have converged in the Nicaragua's capital city of Managua to defy president Daniel Ortega's crackdown on dissent

Nicaragua unrest: Firefight erupts as security forces move into Masaya's Monimbo; neighbourhood is centre of resistance against govt
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Nicaragua unrest: Firefight erupts as security forces move into Masaya's Monimbo; neighbourhood is centre of resistance against govt

Gangs of armed men dressed as civilians appear to be working in coordination with police to remove roadblocks set up by the opposition that has snarled the country's traffic for months.

Nicaragua unrest: 10 dead, 20 injured after pro-govt forces launch operation to quell protests in Masaya, says human rights group
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Nicaragua unrest: 10 dead, 20 injured after pro-govt forces launch operation to quell protests in Masaya, says human rights group

Nicaragua's pro-government forces launched an operation in the country's south that left at least 10 people dead and around 20 injured on Sunday, a human rights group said.

Nicaragua unrest: Four police officers, one protester killed; death toll climbs to 260 in four months of anti-govt protests
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Nicaragua unrest: Four police officers, one protester killed; death toll climbs to 260 in four months of anti-govt protests

Movement leader Francisca Ramirez, said the protesters — some of whom were armed — were "attacked by agents and paramilitaries," and responded with gunfire in Nicaragua

Peace talks between Nicaragua govt, civil society groups hindered after armed assailants kill eight people in Managua
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Peace talks between Nicaragua govt, civil society groups hindered after armed assailants kill eight people in Managua

Armed assailants in Nicaragua's capital set fire to a house and started a gunfire at a street barricade, leaving eight people dead and thus hindering the peace talks between the government and civil society groups

'Human tragedy' of Nicaragua violence claims 121 lives, says human rights group
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'Human tragedy' of Nicaragua violence claims 121 lives, says human rights group

At least 121 people have been killed in a wave of protests since 18 April against President Daniel Ortega's government, Nicaragua's main human rights group said Tuesday, calling it a "human tragedy."

Nicaragua protests: Six killed in Masaya during clashes as calls for President Daniel Ortega's resignation intensify
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Nicaragua protests: Six killed in Masaya during clashes as calls for President Daniel Ortega's resignation intensify

Nicaragua protesters have fired homemade mortars to fend off a police crackdown in new unrest that left at least six people dead, including a US citizen, as the opposition renewed calls for President Daniel Ortega's resignation.

Nicaraguan president ready to consider changes in social security overhaul as death toll in protests rises to six
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Nicaraguan president ready to consider changes in social security overhaul as death toll in protests rises to six

Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega said he was ready to consider changing an unpopular social security overhaul that has sparked days of deadly protests and one of the biggest crises of his leadership.

Meteorite smashes into Nicaraguan capital, creates large crater
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Meteorite smashes into Nicaraguan capital, creates large crater

A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua's crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a meteorite, officials have said.