After unilaterally withdrawing from the nuclear deal, the United States placed sweeping sanctions on Iranian officials and sectors of the country’s economy. Now, it’s raising the stakes for other major powers.
As the last of the Maduro administration’s diplomats prepared in recent weeks to leave the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, pro-Maduro staff have given access cards to activists from various left-wing groups such as Code Pink.
Mexican police raids that grabbed up hundreds of migrants has dissolved a caravan of some 3,000 Central Americans, leading them to look for other ways to try to get north, including hitching a ride on a freight train known as “The Beast”
A 20-year-old Syrian woman with cerebral palsy says hundreds of thousands of people with disabilities already “were forgotten in times of peace” — and they “remain invisible” in her country’s long war, struggling to survive