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Haiti, U.N. clash over probe into alleged misuse of Petrocaribe funds

(Reuters) - A diplomatic row has erupted between the Haitian government and the United Nations over comments made by a senior U.N. official cheering an investigation into the alleged...

Venezuela vows to fend off ‘coup’ after grenade attack

Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro vowed Wednesday to fend off what he called a coup attempt after a rogue cop allegedly dropped grenades from a helicopter in an attack the...

Man jailed for 11 years over attempted murder of six children and man

Sky News:-  A man has been jailed for 11 years after he admitted trying to kill six children in a hit-and-run in Glasgow. Gerald Gavan, 22, drove at the children, aged...

Venezuela’s Presidential Candidates and their Platforms

TeleSur English: Several opposition candidates have proposed converting Venezuela's currency to the U.S. dollar. Five candidates will compete for Venezuela's May 20 elections, which will also see the selection of...

Venezuela: Trump acted like ‘the world’s emperor’ at UN

(AP) — Venezuela’s top diplomat accused U.S. President Donald Trump Monday of acting like “the world’s emperor,” batting back Trump’s biting rebukes of Venezuela on the global stage of...

Trump ‘secretly taped talking about Playboy model payment’

Sky News:-  Donald Trump's former lawyer secretly taped a conversation the pair had about payments to an ex-Playboy model, according to a report. Michael Cohen reportedly recorded the discussion about Karen...

71 feared dead in Russian passenger plane crash

MOSCOW, Russia (AFP) — A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital's Domodedovo airport, officials and local media said. The...

India introduces death penalty for child rapists

BBC:-  India's Cabinet has approved the introduction of the death penalty for child rapists, amid uproar over a series of high-profile cases. The change to the country's penal code applies to...

Woman charged with faking cancer, keeping donations from New York towns

(Reuters) - A 38-year-old Orlando woman who pretended to have terminal cancer and accepted donations when she lived in New York's Westchester County several years ago was arrested on...

Egyptian zoo denies their ‘zebra’ is a donkey

Sky News:-  A zoo in Egypt has denied painting a donkey with black stripes in order to make it look like a zebra. Egyptian student Mahmoud Sarhan, 18, was visiting the...