Venezuela protest leader detained amid unrest

Anti-government protests turn violent as demonstrators clash with police over detention of former mayor.

    Violence has marred protests in the Venezuelan capital Caracas as protesters clashed with security forces.

    President Nicolas Maduro has appeared on national television calling for calm as opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez surrendered to authorities under accusations of inciting violence.

    Al Jazeera's Rachel Levin reports from Caracas.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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