The widely expected outcome, decried by critics as a grab for dictatorial powers, gives Maduro a second six-year term. The United States says it will not recognize the results and may consider additional sanctions. Venezuela is now facing near-total societal collapse.
North Korea’s actions in recent days, including a threat to call off Kim Jong Un’s upcoming summit with President Trump, have alarmed the White House and created new complications for the preparations.
Political killings have tripled from the 2015 elections, according to research. Criminal groups are using violence to try to influence candidates, analysts say. In some cases, targeted politicians might have refused to show deference or provide payoffs.
Curry, the first black leader of the Episcopal Church in the United States, delivered a 14-minute barnstorming address that people in Windsor and beyond were talking about long after Harry and Meghan officially tied the knot on Saturday afternoon.
The Palestinian president’s condition has seen a “clear improvement” after he was taken to hospital with a fever, an Arab lawmaker in Israel’s parliament with close ties to Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday.
For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he pieced together crucial nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and North Korea following a year of intense animosity.
Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela’s presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run to prevent a national social crisis from exploding.
Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother’s balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful places the 19-year-old transgender woman has in Iran, where her identity can bring harassment and prying, judging eyes on the street.