The secretary-general of the influential Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, defends himself against Venezuelan accusations that he’s part of a ploy to topple embattled Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro.
Venezuela’s foreign minister accused the United States on Thursday of plotting to topple the government of President Nicolás Maduro and using the secretary of the Organization of American States to try to engineer its suspension from the multinational organization.
It started with a playful video challenge between the royal family and the Obamas, and now Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants in on the Invictus Game challenge. The five-day tournament includes competitors from several countries including the U.S. and the U.K., and will be held in Orlando, Florida May 8 - 12.
It will be 30 years ago Tuesday that Pripyat and the nearby Chernobyl nuclear plant became synonymous with nuclear disaster, that the word Chernobyl came to mean more than just a little village in rural Ukraine.
Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro delivered a speech Tuesday at the close of the VII Cuban Communist Party congress acknowledging his advanced age of nearly 90-years-old. He bid his final farewell, but urged leaders to help his ideas survive.
European counterterrorism is so disjointed that different nations can’t even agree on definitions and spellings. A common definition implies a common effort, and as is the case with all European intelligence-related issues, it’s pretty much every nation for itself.
At least 70 people died in a suicide bombing in a crowded park in Lahore, Pakistan, on Sunday. A splinter faction of the Pakistani Taliban, Jamaat ul-Ahrar, has claimed responsibility for the attack, which they say was directed as Pakistani Christians who were celebrating Easter Sunday in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park.
Last year, José Valdés-Fauli, a Miami-area businessman, discovered that his grandfather’s remains had been moved to a common grave at the cemetery where he was buried decades ago and his name had been removed from the mausoleum. Today, a visit to the cemetery shows little progress in resolving the issue.
German wags and social media commentators, looking at the current cocktail of woes facing the European Union, have come up with a notion of a single fix: the “Saxit,” or the forced exit of the deeply angry German state of Saxony from Germany and the EU.
J.J. Abrams’ CBS series “Alias” may have been the critically acclaimed hit that helped catapult Jennifer Garner if not Bradley Cooper to stardom. But it’s too violent for the last 91 war-on-terror captives here, most of whom were behind barbed wire for the run of the series