Monday, December 11, 2017

As Venezuela Opposition Shuns Vote, Leader's Party Tightens Grip on Power

AdvertisementCARACAS, Venezuela — The governing party of President Nicólas Maduro was dominating municipal elections across Venezuela late Sunday, winning nearly all major cities, according to early results, and further consolidating Mr. Maduro’s power...

Venezuela's Maduro: Some opposition parties to be barred from presidential vote

Speaking to supporters and journalists after voting in mayoral elections, Maduro said political parties that did not participate in Sunday's elections, or called for a boycott, would be denied entry in the 2018...

Israeli army destroys tunnel from Gaza

Israel Defense Forces spokesman Jonathan Conricus said the tunnel, which originated in the city of Khan Younis, had penetrated several hundred meters inside Israeli territory, finishing a kilometer away from the nearest village...

Three Arrested After Firebomb Attack on Swedish Synagogue

GOTHENBURG, Sweden — The Swedish police arrested three people on Sunday after a masked gang hurled Molotov cocktails at a synagogue in the port city of Gothenburg as it hosted an event on...

Why the overwhelming majority of North Korean defectors are women

CLOSE The US-led UN command released dramatic video showing a North Korean soldier dash across border into South Korea as North Korean troops fire at him. The defector was wounded....

China Urges Dialogue to Solve N. Korean Issue

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday Ahead of President Moon Jae-in's visit, China is stressing that the best solution to North Korea's nuclear and missile development issue is dialogue. Apparently, its intention is...

Israel Says It Has Destroyed Hamas Attack Tunnel From Gaza

Israel Says It Has Destroyed Hamas Attack Tunnel From Gaza  U.S. News & World ReportIsrael says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques  Fox NewsHamas armed wing calls for popular uprising to reverse US Jerusalem...

Turkey's Erdogan calls Israel a 'child-murderer' state

"Jerusalem is the apple of our eye. We will not abandon it to the child-murderer state. We will not abandon it to an occupier state," Erdogan said in an address in the Turkish...

London and Dublin clash over significance of Brexit agreement

London and Dublin have clashed over whether the Brexit agreement intended to trigger trade talks is legally binding or not.The dispute was sparked when Brexit Secretary David Davis insisted it was much more...

Nuclear destruction 'one impulsive tantrum away,' Nobel winners warn

The stark warning came Sunday as this year's peace prize was presented at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway, to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons."Heed our warning and know that your actions...

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