Category: World

Right-wing Duque Holds Lead Over Petro In Colombia Election Poll

BOGOTA – Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque is well-placed to win Colombia’s presidential run-off on June 17, a poll published on Tuesday showed, as he held his...

Oas Passes Resolution To Begin Process To Suspend Venezuela

CARACAS – The Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday passed a resolution to begin the process of suspending Venezuela from the 34-member organization...

Argentina Charges Pablo Escobars Widow And Son With Money Laundering

BUENOS AIRES – An Argentine judge charged the widow and son of the late Colombian drug trafficker Pablo Escobar with money laundering on Tuesday, according to the...

Pakistani Journalist Critical Of Army Released After Abduction

LAHORE/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A Pakistani journalist and rights activist who openly criticized the military and its alleged meddling in politics was freed early on...

Us Warns United Arab Emirates Against Assault On Yemeni Port Hodeidah

WASHINGTON – The United States has warned its close ally the United Arab Emirates not to launch an assault on Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah, which United...

State Department Defends Us Envoys Remarks After Outcry In Germany

WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department on Tuesday defended remarks by the new U.S. ambassador to Germany that drew condemnation from across that country’s...

Guatemala Volcano Explodes Again Evacuations Ordered

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemala’s Fuego volcano exploded again on Tuesday, sending rescue workers scrambling for cover beneath the smoking peak, as the death toll...

German Rightist Leader Walks To Police Station After Clothes Stolen

BERLIN – The co-leader of a German anti-immigrant party had to walk to a police station from the shores of a lake outside Berlin wearing only his underwear after...

Pakistani Journalist Critical Of Army Abducted In Lahore Colleagues

LAHORE, Pakistan – A Pakistani journalist and rights activist who openly criticized the military and its alleged meddling in politics was abducted late on Tuesday,...

Brazils Centrist Parties Urged To Unite But Behind Whom

BRASILIA – Brazil’s centrist parties, battered by widespread voter disaffection with the political establishment, must join forces to win the October...