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Venezuelan Forces Detain Key Aide to Opposition Leader

CARACAS - Venezuelan security forces detained a key aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido in a raid on his home ...

Junior Boks announce internationals for World Champs prep

Cape Town - The Junior Springboks will face the Under-20 teams of Georgia and Argentina, as well as a Namibian ...

Former footballer arrested over drug trafficking

Cali - Former Colombia international Jhon Viafara has been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and could be extradited to ...

Ronaldo signing signals Serie A renaissance: Baresi

London - Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Juventus last year was a shot in the arm for Serie A and bolstered ...

Trump says strongly considering NATO privileges for Brazil

US President Donald Trump and Brazil's new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro forged a bond over their shared brand of conservative ...

Venezuelans Find Ways to Cope with Inflation and Hunger

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Francibel Contreras brings her three malnourished children to a soup kitchen in the dangerous hillside Caracas slum ...

International

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U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...