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In this Wednesday, May, 27, 2020 photo, Iranian lawmaker Mojtaba Zolnouri, right, who is the head of the influential parliamentary committee for national security and foreign policy, speaks with his colleagues during the inauguration of the new parliament in Tehran, Iran. Zolnouri said Monday, June 1, 2020, that 230 people were killed November's anti-government protests in Iran, which were among the worst the country has seen since its 1979 Islamic Revolution. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iranian lawmaker says 230 killed in November protests

Jun. 1, 2020 10:40 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian lawmaker said Monday that 230 people were killed in November’s anti-government protests in Iran, the official news agency reported. This is the first time a prominent Iranian lawmaker has given a death toll figure for November’s protests. The unrest was the most...

A man wearing a face mask amid the new coronavirus pandemic walks in front of an empty state oil company gas station while a tanker truck unloads gasoline in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 31, 2020. After decades of being the cheapest gasoline in the world, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro indicates that as of next Monday a new pricing scheme will be imposed on some 200 stations. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)

With cheap gasoline scarce, Venezuelans can buy at a premium

May. 31, 2020 7:25 PM EDT

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolás Maduro said that starting Monday Venezuelans will be able to buy gasoline at international market prices, marking a historic break in the socialist country's practice of having the world's cheapest fuel. Across the nation, 200 filling stations will allow...