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Brazil Urges Venezuela's Opposition to Unite Against Maduro

Brazil Urges Venezuela's Opposition to Unite Against Maduro

Venezuela’s opposition should overcome its internal divisions in order to unify more effectively against President Nicolas Maduro, Brazil’s foreign minister said in an interview.
Inside the Coup Plotting Before the Venezuela Drone Assassination Attempt

Inside the Coup Plotting Before the Venezuela Drone Assassination Attempt

This past April, a number of Venezuelan military dissidents were holed up in neighboring Colombia plotting to overthrow the government of President Nicolas Maduro when they were approached by a group
Spain Remembers Terror Attacks That Killed 16 in Catalonia

Spain Remembers Terror Attacks That Killed 16 in Catalonia

Barcelona, Spain (AP) -- Barcelona on Friday marked the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people, though the divisive local issue of whether to pursue the region's independence from
Navy's Troubled $11 Billion Carrier Falters on Another Milestone

Navy's Troubled $11 Billion Carrier Falters on Another Milestone

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., the sole U.S. builder of aircraft carriers, continues to fall short of the Navy’s demand to cut labor expenses to stay within an $11.39 billion cost cap mandated by
Israeli Police Again Question Netanyahu on Corruption Allegations

Israeli Police Again Question Netanyahu on Corruption Allegations

Jerusalem (AP) -- Israeli police are again questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of their investigations into corruption allegations.
Turkish Court Rejects Pastor's Appeal as More Sanctions Loom

Turkish Court Rejects Pastor's Appeal as More Sanctions Loom

A Turkish appeals court refused to release American pastor Andrew Brunson, raising the prospect of further U.S. sanctions targeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and renewed market
Benettons Confront Italy's Populists Over Bridge Disaster

Benettons Confront Italy's Populists Over Bridge Disaster

The collapse of a 50-year old bridge in Northern Italy this week has highlighted the tensions running through the country's populist coalition. After the disaster, Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini
Merkel to Meet With Putin on Saturday

Merkel to Meet With Putin on Saturday

Angela Merkel meets Vladimir Putin this weekend in a surprise move that analysts say shows how foes and allies of the U.S. are shifting. Syria, violence in Eastern Ukraine and a joint natural gas
China, Unsure of How to Handle Trump, Braces for ‘New Cold War’

China, Unsure of How to Handle Trump, Braces for ‘New Cold War’

Perhaps nowhere outside America’s heartland is Donald Trump given more credit than in Beijing.
Trump Warns He’ll Revoke Justice Official’s Clearance

Trump Warns He’ll Revoke Justice Official’s Clearance

Washington (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he'll "very quickly" revoke the security clearance for a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in
Ready-to-Wear and Re-Wear — Meet Sustainable Fashion

Ready-to-Wear and Re-Wear — Meet Sustainable Fashion

The fashion industry consumes a lot of resources and creates a lot of mess to keep you looking stylish. There’s the crude oil that has to be extracted to make synthetic fabrics, the water and
Voting Secondary to Sheep Shopping in Politics-Weary Mali

Voting Secondary to Sheep Shopping in Politics-Weary Mali

On the morning of Mali’s presidential runoff election, Aliou Dembele stuffed the pockets of his knee-length shirt known as a boubou with bundles of bank notes, climbed into his Toyota Land Cruiser and
Merkel and Putin Form Marriage of Convenience Forged by Trump

Merkel and Putin Form Marriage of Convenience Forged by Trump

The whirlwind tearing through international relations that is U.S. President Donald Trump may be forcing Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin into a marriage of convenience after years of antagonism.
Spanish King Returns to Site of Humiliation in Catalonia

Spanish King Returns to Site of Humiliation in Catalonia

Felipe VI of Spain revisited of one of the most uncomfortable moments of his reign in Barcelona on Friday as part of efforts to show a degree of normalcy has returned to Catalonia after last year’s
Italy Bridge Disaster Shows Faultline in Populist Coalition

Italy Bridge Disaster Shows Faultline in Populist Coalition

The collapse of a 50-year-old highway bridge in northern Italy this week has highlighted the tensions running through the country’s populist coalition.
Slovenia Gets New Prime Minister in Snub to Anti-Refugee Forces

Slovenia Gets New Prime Minister in Snub to Anti-Refugee Forces

Slovenian lawmakers approved election runner-up Marjan Sarec as prime minister, denying power to the populist winner of a June ballot and breaking a two-month political deadlock in the euro-area
U.S. Warns China May Add ‘Nuclear Element’ to South China Sea

U.S. Warns China May Add ‘Nuclear Element’ to South China Sea

The Pentagon sounded a warning over China’s plans to introduce floating nuclear power plants on disputed islands and reefs in the South China Sea, part of an annual report assessing the nation’s
Trump Says U.S. Won't Pay Turkey for Pastor's Release

Trump Says U.S. Won't Pay Turkey for Pastor's Release

Donald Trump is once again turning the heat on Turkey with the detention of an American pastor. He has tweeted the United States will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man after the White
Trump Cancels Costly Military Parade, May Fete Veterans in Paris

Trump Cancels Costly Military Parade, May Fete Veterans in Paris

President Donald Trump canceled his plans for a military parade in Washington this Veteran’s Day, accusing the capital city’s government of giving him a "ridiculously high" cost figure, and said he
Ghana's Growing Debt Pile Seen as Only Cure for Bad Banks

Ghana's Growing Debt Pile Seen as Only Cure for Bad Banks

Ghana is borrowing its way out of a banking crisis.