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Dozens hurt, 1 dead in violent day of protests in Venezuela

May 10, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti-government protesters rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro will attempt to march to the Supreme Court to protest its decision to gut the opposition-controlled congress of its powers, a ruling that was quickly rescinded under a barrage of international criticism but that set off weeks of political...

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Liberal claims victory in South Korea presidential election

May 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

South Korea’s presidential candidate Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party raises his hands as his party leaders and members watch on television local media’s results of exit polls for the presidential election in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, May 9,...

Nigeria spokesman says 1 Nigeria Chibok girl refused release

May 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Campaigners observe a minute silent for the remaining Kidnapped schools during their daily sit outs in Abuja, Nigeria. Tuesday. May 9, 2017. One of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 and who had the opportunity to be released on Saturday...

Syrian troops shift focus to IS-held east

May 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Syrian troops battling in a remote desert area near the borders. BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s military launched a new assault Tuesday aimed at reasserting its authority in the east of the country, battling U.S.-backed opposition fighters in the remote desert...

The Latest: SKorean conservative describes election as ‘war’

May 8, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the presidential election in South Korea (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Conservative candidate Hong Joon-pyo has described South Korea’s presidential election as a war between ideologies and accused his liberal...

Hundreds evacuated in Venezuela as tear gas seeps into homes

May 8, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of people were evacuated from buildings in this big coastal city in western Venezuela on Monday after security forces fired tear gas during a clash with protesters and the gas spilled into homes, schools and a hospital....

Police: Top Malaysian Islamic State operative dead in Syria

May 8, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s police chief said the country’s top Islamic State operative was killed in an attack in Syria last month. Muhammad Wanndy Mohamed Jedi, 26, was believed to have been responsible for a grenade blast at a...

Police pour in to Paris’ train station, evacuate passengers

May 8, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

PARIS (AP) — Police poured into Paris’ Gare du Nord station late Monday, evacuating passengers from platforms and sealing off the area for several hours in a new security scare to hit the French capital. Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert told...

Protesters march in Venezuela, destroy Chavez statue

May 6, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Anti-government protesters block the Franciso Fajardo highway after a women’s march against repression was blocked from reaching the Interior Ministry in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Thousands of women wearing white and carrying flowers...

Quick guide: How the French presidential election works

May 6, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A worker prepares the booths at a polling station in Saint Cloud, outside Paris, France, Saturday, May 6, 2017. Voting for France’s next president starts in overseas territories and French embassies abroad, as a blackout on campaigning descends so that...