As opposition sectors are continuing the strategy of destabilization meant to eventually topple the Bolivarian government with violent protests while rejecting dialogue, it seems opportune to recall how U.S. intelligence agencies have targeted Venezuela for at least 10 years, according to an NSA document from 2007 leaked by former CIA employee and NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
In a rare move, North Korea’s parliament sent a letter of protest to the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday over its new package of tougher sanctions.
The Foreign Affairs Committee of North Korea’s Supreme People’s Assembly condemned the sanctions as “the most heinous act against humanity” in the letter, according to a copy published by the KCNA news agency.
The United States will send a delegation to a summit for China’s global development plan in Beijing this weekend, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency announced Wednesday the establishment of a Korea Mission Center dedicated to addressing North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile threat, ramping up already rising tensions.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the White House Wednesday and mouthed with conviction his ability to broker a permanent peace pact to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, stressing that it would be the “toughest deal.”
Trump vowed to work as a “mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator” to help bring “peace between the Israelis and Palestinians.”
“There’s such hatred, but hopefully there won’t be such hatred for very long,” Trump said after meeting with Abbas in the Roosevelt Room.
The Palestinian leader expressed his support for a two-state solution to the conflict — which is not supported by the majority of Palestinians — as well as the longheld Palestinian desire for a capital in East Jerusalem. He also welcomed Trump as a mediator in the peace negotiations.
“I believe that we are capable under your leadership and your courageous stewardship and your wisdom, as well as your great negotiating ability … we believe that we can be partners, true partners, to you to bring about a historic peace treaty,” said Abbas.
Trump also hinted at having the Oslo Accords, which Abbas signed onto as the Palestinian negotiator in 1993, as a blueprint for the so-called “final and most important peace agreement.
U.S. Marines have arrived in Australia amid continued controversy about weapons testing from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.
There has been a significant surge in the number of Britons seeking to become citizens of Ireland, following the Brexit vote.
Russia’s top officials didn’t pull any punches as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson completed his visit to Moscow Wednesday, the first by any member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s cabinet.
Yesterday the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, approved a constitutional amendment, which grants military courts the authority to try civilians. This has caused concerns among human rights activists.