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Russia denies U.S. claim it told Venezuela's Maduro not to flee

World / Politics May 2, 2019

Russia denies U.S. claim it told Venezuela's Maduro not to flee

Russia on Wednesday rejected a U.S. allegation it had persuaded Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro not to flee the country the previous day, calling the assertion a calculated attempt to demoralize the army and escalate the crisis there. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told broadcaster ...

'We are with you!' U.S. says of Venezuela opposition uprising

World / Politics May 1, 2019

'We are with you!' U.S. says of Venezuela opposition uprising

Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolas Maduro gained quick messages of support Tuesday from the Trump administration amid a possible turning point in the South American nation's political crisis. Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike ...

Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

World / Politics May 1, 2019

Trump seeks to declare Muslim Brotherhood terrorists

President Donald Trump is seeking to blacklist the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group, a far-reaching step that would place the United States firmly on the side of its authoritarian allies in the Middle East. "The president has consulted with his national security team and ...

U.S. gives exemptions to sanctions on Iran Revolutionary Guard

Business Apr 25, 2019

U.S. gives exemptions to sanctions on Iran Revolutionary Guard

The Trump administration on Wednesday granted important exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard, watering down the effects of the measures while also eliminating an aspect that would have complicated U.S. foreign policy efforts. Foreign governments and businesses that have dealings with the Revolutionary ...