Violent demonstrations since April have left more than 100 people dead.
The opposition is boycotting the vote which it says is a power grab by President Nicolás Maduro.
Four months of protests against Maduro's rule, and more recently the Constituent Assembly plan, have killed 113 people. "What can't be done with votes we will do with weapons". They want to force this constitution on us and we don't want it. The US has pulled out its people, my boss has disappeared and we don't know when he'll be back.
But the government controls the election returns and there will be no independent oversight.
Maduro indicated he is eager to prosecute many more members of the opposition parties that control a handful of state governments along with the National Assembly, providing one of the few remaining checks on the power of the socialist party that has ruled this OPEC nation for almost two decades. President Maduro says this should not be seen as a betrayal, but as a "perfection" of the socialist revolution.
Two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight According to the police sources, the two victims were identified as Irfan Sheikh and Abid. "The operation is on", said the police. Internet services snapped in Pulwama district after two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists were gunned down in Tahab area.
In a statement blasted by Maduro, Spain's former prime minister Jose Rodriguez Zapatero said that dialogue in Venezuela "could bring an end to the grave crisis". Inflation and homicide rates are among the world's highest and widespread shortages of food and medicine have citizens dying of preventable illnesses and rooting through trash to feed themselves.
The run up to the election has not been the peaceful campaign Maduro would have hoped for.
The government has threatened to arrest anyone who takes part in election day protests with prison terms up to 10 years. "This violates the human rights which have been enshrined in the constitution".
Venezuela will hold on Sunday an election of the members of the National Constituent Assembly, a new 545-strong legislative body with the power to amend the constitution, despite the vote against the decision to hold such election in the opposition's so-called popular referendum on July 16, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
For more on the Assembly vote in Venezuela, CGTN's Susan Roberts spoke with Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies Gabriel Hetland from the State University of NY at Albany.
Then , rumors flooded the Internet regarding Yeezy's displeasure with TIDAL and him severing ties with the streaming service . He appeared to call Kanye "insane" and accuse him of failing to repay him to the tune of $20m.
Following his death , his final social post to Instagram has emerged, in which he talks about embracing life as much as possible. Former Diversity dancer and Britain's Got Talent victor Robert Anker has reportedly been killed in a auto crash in Canada .
Hlafback Ross Cronje, hooker Malcolm Marx, centre Harold Vorster, flank Kwagga Smith and flyhalf Elton Jantjies all scored tries. That triggered the beginning of the end for the visitors who slowly fell apart in the second half.
Bavuma subsequently ensured South Africa avoided the follow-on by driving a Broad half-volley through the covers for four. England lost Cook shortly after lunch when he was bowled by an excellent delivery from Morkel for just seven.
The president eventually emerged, umbrella in hand, and delivered a brief statement on the runway as driving rain poured. The president had considered others for the job, including political operatives David Urban and Wayne Berman.
Vice mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez, who is Parojinog's daughter, and her sibling, were also arrested, Pacleb added. Parojinog's wife Susan and Octavio Parojinog Jr, a member of the provincial legislative board, were among those killed.
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The shock was even more intense because Nitish Kumar chose to ally with the BJP rather than effect a compromise with Lalu Yadav. Now, Nitish Kumar's floor-crossing will convince the BJP that the Hindi heartland is firmly in its grip.
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John Heard, 'Home Alone' Dad, Dead at 72
Heard , who lived in Studio City, California at the time of his death, is survived by three children. Heard's career spanned four-decades with notable supporting roles in Big , Beaches and Awakenings .
FCC certifies Samsung's next big smartphone
Now, in a report from Phonescoop , the alleged Note 8 device has already achieved certifications from FCC in the United States. Another huge difference is its 4,000 mAh battery, which offers more power than its standard counterpart's 3,000 mAh battery.
Trump Targets LGBT Americans
Today, more than 6,000 transgender and gender non-conforming Americans proudly serve in the armed forces. The first punch was the President's ban against transgender service members.
Trump ousts Priebus as his chief of staff, appoints Kelly
Trump tweeted: "I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff". That this did not work well was evident, but to only blame them and Congressional Republicans, as Trump has done, is wrong.
Trump calls for 51-vote majority but math is off
The House bill and Senate's original legislation would ease the ability of states to waive several of these provisions. John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.
Priebus gone, can Kelly bring discipline to the White House?
I wonder if Mooch, hoping/expecting that he'd succeed his nemesis Priebus, is angry that now he'll be answering to a general. Asked what he meant by including Priebus, Scaramucci said, "If Reince wants to explain he's not the leaker, he can do that".
14 killed in Borno IDP camp attack
However, the Vice Chancellor, Prof Ibrahim Njodi, said the army only rescued five dead bodies while four staff were still missing. A female suicide bomber was said to have hit an Internally Displaced Persons camp in the area, leading to the death and injuries.
Several injured in gun shooting in south Germany
A police officer was also injured in the gunfight outside the music venue in the southern German city of Konstanz. Police said in a statement that special commando forces have been deployed to the city as a precaution.
7-month-old boy found dead in hot auto
Police believe the family may have been returning from work, parked their vehicle , and possibly forgot the baby was still inside. For the second time in two days, a child left alone in a hot auto has died in Phoenix, the city's Fire Department said Saturday.
Ex-PM Sharif to file review petition against disqualification
He predicted that the PML-N under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif would emerge an absolute victor in the next general elections. The high court ruled that Sharif had been dishonest to Parliament and to the judicial system and was no longer fit for office.