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Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 18, 2019 | 04:25 AM EST
As the embattled Maduro regime in Venezuela gathers an alliance to resist what it portrays as a U.S.-led effort to topple it, National Security Advisor John Bolton took a dig at the quality of the governments choosing to side with it.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 18, 2019 | 04:19 AM EST
Former Vice President Joe Biden made headlines at the weekend for telling an audience in Germany that President Trump’s immigration policy was “an embarrassment,” but the criticism did not stop there.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 15, 2019 | 04:35 AM EST
Russia’s foreign ministry on Thursday accused the United States of supplying humanitarian aid to Venezuela, as a pretext for military force against the Maduro regime.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 14, 2019 | 18:32 PM EST
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and President Hasan Rouhani with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (Photo: Office of the Supreme Leader)
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 14, 2019 | 04:27 AM EST
A resolution designed to end U.S. military support for the Saudi war in Yemen edged closer to President Trump’s desk – and a possible first veto of his presidency – when it passed the new Democrat-led House Wednesday by a 248-177 vote.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 14, 2019 | 04:20 AM EST
House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday dismissed as “a good soundbite” the notion that the crisis in Venezuela is evidence of the failure of socialism, arguing that Venezuela under Nicolas Maduro is not a socialist state but a “kleptocracy.”
James Carstensen[field_author_ap] February 13, 2019 | 16:59 PM EST
In a move that is raising concerns about censorship and political manipulation, Russia is preparing to disconnect its Internet from the world wide web as part of a test run following the backing of a draft law to “sovereignize” its Internet.
Fayçal Benhassain[field_author_ap] February 12, 2019 | 18:01 PM EST
An undiplomatic spat between the French and Italian governments shows little sign of easing, and observers expect neither side will put it to rest ahead of European elections in May.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 12, 2019 | 04:17 AM EST
The U.S. and 50 other nations have recognized Venezuela’s National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, but in New York on Monday, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with the leftist regime’s foreign minister, as his office continues to stress its cooperation with “the government of Venezuela.”
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 11, 2019 | 04:14 AM EST
Among the council’s members will be the largest number of repressive regimes represented on the HRC in any year since its creation in 2006 – 14 out of the 47 members, or just under 30 percent.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 11, 2019 | 00:49 AM EST
Stoking fresh controversy, Minnesota Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar on Sunday posted a pair of tweets insinuating that the Jewish lobby pays members of Congress to support Israel, upsetting critics ranging from the American Jewish Committee to Chelsea Clinton.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 10, 2019 | 16:46 PM EST
As the regime in Tehran marks the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wants Americans to know that “Death to America” doesn’t apply to everyone, just to leaders like President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 8, 2019 | 04:23 AM EST
The United States would like to see Venezuela’s leftist dictator leave the country to help facilitate the transition to democracy there, U.S. special representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said Thursday, noting that Nicolás Maduro has “friends in places like Cuba and Russia.”
Kevin McCandless[field_author_ap] February 7, 2019 | 23:38 PM EST
In a recent survey by Opinium, 22 percent of young Labour voter respondents indicated they could move away from the party on the grounds it hasn’t done enough to stop the planned exit.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 7, 2019 | 05:46 AM EST
President Trump said on Wednesday he expects the military coalition fighting ISIS to formally declare the end of the terrorist group’s hold on territory in Syria and Iraq as soon as next week.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 7, 2019 | 05:37 AM EST
President Donald Trump, speaking at the U.S. State Department on Wednesday, said virtually all of the territory previously held by ISIS in Iraq and Syria has been liberated, and he expects to make a formal announcement soon.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 7, 2019 | 04:21 AM EST
Rep. Ilhan Omar Calls Trump ‘Liar-in-Chief,’ Says ‘Most of Us Were Laughing’ at His SOTU Comments on Socialism
Fayçal Benhassain[field_author_ap] February 6, 2019 | 18:55 PM EST
Protesters wearing masks and yellow vests protest against rising fuel prices on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on November 24, 2018. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images)
James Carstensen[field_author_ap] February 5, 2019 | 18:53 PM EST
The Maduro regime in Venezuela has vowed to “fully review” its relations with those European Union member-states that have recognized National Assembly leader Juan Guaidó as president.