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Venezuela opp talks highlight strengthened Maduro position

Jorge Rodriguez, President of Venezuela's National Assembly and Head of Nicolas Maduro's negotiating team, along with Nicolas Maduro Guerra, son of Venezuela's President, and members of Venezuela's government, talks to the media, in Mexico City, Mexico November 26, 2022. (HENRY ROMERO / REUTERS) CARACAS — Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro will enter upcoming talks with […]

IAEA says to strengthen presence in all nuclear plants in Ukraine

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Rafael Mariano Grossi briefs the media during a news conference with German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Nov 15, 2022. (MARKUS SCHREIBER / AP) KIEV – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will strengthen its presence at all nuclear power […]

Peru: Third impeachment bid against Castillo launched

Hand out photo released by the Peruvian Presidency press office of President Pedro Castillo, announcing in a televised statement his decision to "reshuffle" his ministerial cabinet in Lima on Feb 4, 2022. (ALDAIR MEJIA / PERUVIAN PRESIDENCY / AFP) LIMA — Peru opposition legislators on Tuesday presented another impeachment motion against President Pedro Castillo, the […]

Rare success for Alzheimer’s research unlocks hope for future therapies

This undated image courtesy of, Dr Timothy Rittman, University of Cambridge, shows an MRI image of a healthy brain (left) and an Alzheimer's brain (right) with large black gaps where brain has shrunk. CHICAGO – The first big breakthrough in 30 years of Alzheimer’s research is providing momentum for clinical trials of “cocktail” treatments targeting […]

UK to fine tech companies that fail to remove self-harm material

This illustration picture taken on May 28, 2020 shows social media applications logos from Linkedin, YouTube, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter displayed on a smartphone in Arlington, Virginia. (OLIVIER DOULIERY / AFP) LONDON- Britain's government intends to make it illegal to encourage others to harm themselves online and will fine social media companies that fail […]

Militants attack hotel used by officials in Somalia’s capital

MOGADISHU – Islamist militants attacked a hotel used by government officials in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday evening, police and witnesses said. Al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab, which controls large swathes of the country, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying in a statement that it was targeting the nearby presidential palace. "We were shaken by a […]