Protestors set on fire Chavez childhood home; Army prepar...
Protesters set fire to late President Hugo Chavez's childhood home in western Venezuela on Monday, an opposition lawmaker said, as protests against the presi...
Temer accepts Supreme Court investigation: incriminating ...
Brazil's President Michel Temer has asked the Supreme Court to proceed with an investigation against him for obstruction of justice and corruption. His lawye...
Suspected terror attack in Manchester pop concert kills 1...
Nineteen people have been killed and more than 50 injured in a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena. The blast happened at 22:35 BST on Monday followi...
Rouhani: The Summit in Riyadh Was Just a Show with No Pol...
Iran’s newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani disregarded on Monday the importance of a recent summit in Saudi Arabia, where US President Donald Trump gav...
Protesters Throw Water Bottles at Convoy of UN Special En...
Hundreds of protesters threw on Monday bottles of water and eggs at the convoy of the United Nations special envoy for Yemen.
Macron, Putin to Open Versailles Exhibit Commemorating Ts...
French President Emmanuel Macron will meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, next week at the Chateau Grand Trianon, part of the grand Palace of Versa...
Seville to Twin with Indonesian Cities as Part of EU Worl...
Officials from the southern Spanish city of Seville were on Monday in Jakarta for a European Union World Cities project presentation that will see EU and Ind...
Mount Everest’s Hillary Step Has Disappeared, Climbers Co...
Hillary Step, the last challenge climbers faced before reaching the top of Everest, has allegedly disappeared, according to mountaineers on Monday.
Philippines Senators Accuse Duterte of Tolerating Chinese...
Three senators in the Philippines accused President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday of giving in to China’s threats of war over contentions between the two countri...
Venezuela Crisis: 62 Killed in 52 Days of Protest
Two young men in Barinas, the home state of the late Hugo Chavez, became the 61st and 62nd demonstrators killed in 52 days of protest against the increasingl...
Merkel Calls for Answers to Citizens’ Fears to Tackle Pop...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday that in order to curb populism in Europe, it was necessary to tackle the roots of citizens’ fears.
South African Hunter Crushed to Death by Falling Elephant
A South African professional hunter died during a hunt in Zimbabwe after he was crushed by an elephant, media outlets in Johannesburg said on Monday.
Four People Die of Ebola-Related Causes in Democratic Rep...
A total of four people died of Ebola-related causes due to the new outbreak of the virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Orga...
OPEC Crude Basket Rises to $50.87
The basket of crude oil used as a benchmark indicator by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries rose to $50.87, the OPEC Secretariat said on Monday.
Seven Venezuelan Narcotraffickers Caught off Martinique
Seven Venezuelan citizens made their initial appearances on Monday before a US judge after being charged in a complaint with conspiracy to possess controlled...
Catholic Church to Venezuela’s Maduro: Elections, Not Con...
The Venezuelan Episcopalian Conference said Venezuela needs elections, not a Constituent Assembly embattled President Nicolas Maduro is proposing.
Government in China to Regulate Shared Bicycles after Boom
The Chinese Transport Ministry published on Monday a draft law that would regulate the shared bicycle business, currently run by private firms, in order to t...
Two Palestinians Wounded by Gunshots during Protests in W...
At least two Palestinians were wounded on Monday by live ammunition, and another 18 were treated for tear gas inhalation, amid protests in support of the hun...
Intense Aerial, Artillery Attacks Take Place in Syria’s D...
The southern Syrian city of Daraa came under intense air and artillery attacks on Monday, after clashes between Syrian government troops and rebel and Islami...
Black Eyed Peas Set to Perform at Champions League Final
The Black Eyed Peas are set to perform at the final of the Champions League between Real Madrid and Juventus in Cardiff on June 3, soccer’s governing body in...
Seoul: Latest North Korean Missile Test Demonstrates Pyon...
The South Korean army believes that with its latest missile test, the North has managed to obtain valuable performance data to continue improving its technol...
Trump in Israel: We Have a Rare Opportunity to Bring Peac...
US President Donald Trump marked the start of his visit to Israel on Monday with a short speech at Tel Aviv’s international airport, in which he said there w...
Berlin, Paris Create Bilateral Working Group to Improve E...
The German and French finance ministers announced on Monday the creation of a working group aimed at improving interaction within member states of the Europe...
EU Votes to Formally Start Brexit Negotiations, Appoints ...
The 27 remaining Member States of the European Union voted on Monday to formally authorize the start of Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom.
US-Backed Forces Seize Control of Village in Northeastern...
United States-backed forces announced on Monday they had taken control of a village held by the Islamic State terror organization in northeastern Syria.
WTO Chief Defends Free Trade during Tokyo Visit
Free trade creates jobs and boosts the economy, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, said on Monday in Tokyo.
UN Experts Condemn Ex-Jakarta Governor’s Conviction for B...
A group of human rights experts from the United Nations has condemned the conviction of former Jakarta governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama over charges of blasph...
China Detained Six Japanese Citizens for Illegal Activities
The Chinese government confirmed on Monday the detention of six Japanese citizens for illegal activities, but did not clarify if they were accused of espiona...
12 Bodies Allegedly Executed by IS Found in Northeast Syria
At least 12 bodies of missing people have been found near the Syrian town of Jizrat al-Boushams, controlled by an alliance led by Kurdish militias, and storm...
Former Thai Prime Minister Urges Military Junta to Fulfil...
Former Thailand prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra called on Monday on the military junta to fulfill its promises of reform.
Two Iraqi Soldiers Killed in IS Attack on Military Base
At least two Iraqi soldiers were killed on Monday and three wounded in an attack by the Islamic State terror organization against a military base in Diyala p...
Svitolina Enters WTA’s Top 10 Rankings; Muguruza Climbs 2...
Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina now ranks among the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) top 10 list released on Monday after her victory over Romanian S...
President of South Sudan Declares Unilateral Ceasefire
South Sudan President Salva Kiir announced on Sunday a unilateral ceasefire in the conflict that has rocked the country since 2013.
Caribbean Born Celeb Weighs In On Manchester Terror Attack
By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. May 23, 2017: A Caribbean-born celebrity was among those two took to Twitter last night to express con...
State-Run Newspaper Denies China Killed CIA Agents
State-run Global Times denied on Monday that China killed at least a dozen CIA informers between 2010-2012 as reported by The New York Times on Saturday.
Thousands of People Wait in Moscow to See Relic of Saint ...
Thousands of worshipers on Monday began lining up at the crack of dawn in Moscow to see the relic of Saint Nicholas, which had been kept in Bari, Italy for m...
Murray Keeps Leading ATP Rankings; Zverev Enters Top 10 f...
Briton Andy Murray continued to lead the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday, while Germany’s Alexander...
Eurogroup to Discuss Greek Debt, Spanish Banks Bailout
Eurogroup finance ministers were discussing on Monday the Greek bailout and debt repayments, as well as the bailout of Spanish banks, at a meeting in Brussels.
Thailand Remains Divided Three Years after Coup
The reconciliation process promoted by the Thai military government has not been able to resolve the division between the country’s two major political parti...
South Korea Wants to Resume Cooperation with the North
South Korea announced on Monday it intends to resume humanitarian aid and other cooperation programs with North Korea, provided they do not interfere with in...
At Least 6 Killed in Coalition Bombing in Syrian Province...
At least six people were killed in an alleged US-led international coalition airstrike against an area controlled by the Islamic State terror organization in...
Thai Junta Completes 3 Years in Power amid Criticism from...
The military junta in Thailand marked three years in power on Monday amid criticism from international human rights groups and calls for democracy to be rest...
North Korea Unveils Earth Photos Captured by Its Latest M...
North Korea unveiled on Monday photos of the Earth taken by a camera mounted on a ballistic missile it launched a day earlier.
Islamic State Claims Attack on Syrian Rebel Base in North...
The Islamic State terror organization claimed on Monday an attack on a base belonging to a Syrian Islamist rebel group that left 21 people dead.
Standoff in Venezuela
Steve Ellner & Federico Fuentes – Green Left Weekly Professor Steve Ellner challenges claims that the Maduro government is "on its last legs", pointing t...
Explosion in Hospital Injures 24 People in Bangkok
At least 24 people were injured on Monday – with three of them in serious condition – when a bomb exploded at a military hospital in Bangkok, according to po...
Cathay Pacific to Lay Off 600 Employees, Biggest Cut in N...
Cathay Pacific, Asia’s largest international airline, announced on Monday that it would lay off 600 employees as a part of a transformation program plan afte...
China Seeks More Private Capital in Oil and Gas Sector
The State Council and Central Committee of the Communist Party of China published a reform plan for the country’s oil and gas sector, seeking to inject more ...
Taiwan Begins Live-Fire Drills amid Tensions with China
The Taiwanese army continued on Monday with the second part of the Han Kuang military exercises, including live-fire drills to simulate their defense against...
Australian Magnate Donates $298 Million to Charities
Australian billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest and his wife announced on Monday that they will donate AU$400 million ($298 million) to fund various charities...
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