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Latin America rejects Trump's military threat against Venezuela

/ Aug 13, 2017

Latin America rejects Trump's military threat against Venezuela

After months of attacking Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro, Latin America came out strongly against U.S. threats of military action against the crisis-hit nation. U.S. President Donald Trump's surprise comments on Friday may bring the beleaguered Maduro some respite in the region, just as Venezuela ...

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials

/ Aug 13, 2017

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials

The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, The New York Times reported on Saturday. Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading ...

Trump threatens crisis-hit Venezuela with 'military option'

/ Aug 12, 2017

Trump threatens crisis-hit Venezuela with 'military option'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis that Caracas disparaged as "craziness." Venezuela has appeared to slide toward a more volatile stage of unrest in recent days, with anti-government forces looting ...

Kenyatta declared winner of disputed Kenyan presidential vote

/ Aug 12, 2017

Kenyatta declared winner of disputed Kenyan presidential vote

President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner Friday of Kenya's hard-fought presidential election, but opposition candidate Raila Odinga alleged the voting was rigged. In announcing the results of Tuesday's contest, the election commission said Kenyatta won a second term with 54 percent in balloting it ...