Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Move to re-write Venezuelan constitution amid protests

 Naked power grab CARACAS: Venezuela's opposition called for weekend protests as the deadline neared for candidates for an assembly to re-write the constitution a gathering...

Deported Honduran migrant gives up on American dream

Migrant caravans here to stay, socioeconomic conditions main drivers SIGUATEPEQUE, Honduras: Honduran Ruth Elizabeth Gomez gave up on her...

Bill restricting Brazil abortions inspires anger

RIO DE JANEIRO: It is a disturbing scene: a Brazilian rape victim arrives at the hospital seeking an abortion, but first she must prove...

US-backed fighters, Kurds on alert in Syria’s Manbij

Turkey threatens to overrun the northern city MANBIJ: On the outskirts of Syria's Manbij, Kurdish-led fighters have dug trenches and US-led coalition soldiers patrol from...

US troops in Syria will only fight IS: Kerry – Special forces don’t mean...

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan: US Secretary of State John Kerry says American special operations troops being sent to Syria will only fight Islamic State militants and...

John Kerry, who signed Paris accord for US, is Biden’s climate envoy

John Kerry WASHINGTON: Former secretary of state John Kerry helped broker the landmark Paris Agreement and signed it...

‘Black Panther’ star honors real-life hero at MTV awards

SANTA MONICA, California: Landmark blockbuster “Black Panther” and nostalgic horror sensation “Stranger Things” shared the spoils Monday with a real-life hero at the MTV...

Hazing nightmares: Abuse pervasive at US colleges

CHICAGO: From sex abuse to sleep deprivation to unexpected deaths of very young men and women: hazing has become shockingly common for university students...

Omar caught in a political maelstrom

WASHINGTON: A former refugee and the first black Muslim woman elected to Congress, Ilhan Omar embodied the American dream in her November...

EU vows push to make Jerusalem capital for Palestinians too

‘Only realistic solution to the conflict is based on two states’ BRUSSELS: The EU's top diplomat pledged yesterday to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia, the United...

Murderers are mentors in prison once notorious for violence – ‘This place is completely,...

ANGOLA, LA: A maximum-security prison in Louisiana once notorious for its violence is experimenting with a novel way to keep criminals out of trouble:...

Pompeo rallies Mideast allies on Iran, IS fight

AMMAN: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left) meets King Abdullah of Jordan yesterday. - AFP AMMAN:...

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