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Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising

Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's co...

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising

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Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan rights group says 4 people died in street clashes this week after opposition call for military uprising....
18:24, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of Pres...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Ally of Venezuelan Opposition Leader Is Detained After Failed Uprising The opposition leader Juan Guaidó said that the vice president of Venezuela’s National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, was detained by the intelligence services....
05:12, 05/09/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an apparent crackdown on opposition leaders involved in a f...
10:48, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising as Soldiers Liberate Key Political Prisoner Juan Guaidó, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-held parliament, has taken to the streets of Caracas with a small group of soldiers, calling for a military uprising against authoritaria...
14:36, 04/30/2019

‘We Are With You!’ Trump Administration Backs Venezuela Opposition’s Call for Military Uprising (WASHINGTON) — Venezuelan opposition leaders calling for a military uprising against the government of President Nicolás Maduro gained quick messages of support Tuesday from the Trump adm...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuelan President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power in Venezuela.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The cla...
01:00, 05/25/2019

After failed military uprising, No. 2 leader of Venezuelan congress is towed to jail in car Security forces arrested National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano, the No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress, Wednesday as President Nicolás Maduro’s government began going...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Mick Jagger’s ex Vanessa Neumann hired as envoy in Venezuelan uprising The Brits have hired The Stones frontman’s former flame, Vanessa Neumann, as an envoy to Juan Guaidó as he attempts to revive his struggling opposition efforts to loosen the socialist dictator’s grip ...
04:12, 05/12/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress repor...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Cyprus president criticizes UK minister over Turkey drilling Cyprus' president has criticized remarks by Britain's Foreign Office minister that cast doubt over the east Mediterranean island nation's offshore economic rights....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
07:00, 05/01/2019

Clashes Flare After Venezuela Opposition Leader Calls for Military Uprising The opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, appeared at a military base in Caracas along with Leopoldo López, a prominent activist who had been under house arrest....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuela political crisis deepens as opposition calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nico...
15:48, 04/30/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
00:48, 05/05/2019

Leopoldo López, Venezuela’s imprisoned opposition leader, reappears amid uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty and sentenced to 13 years in prison....
20:24, 04/30/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting coup as opposition calls for uprising In a video message, Juan Guaido said he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust Maduro and he called on the military to support him.        ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

Sen. Rick Scott on call for military uprising in Venezuela: ‘We are going to have a Syria if we don't take this seriously’ Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., weighed in on Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call for a military uprising to oust socialist leader President Nicolas Maduro....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuela uprising turns violent after military armored vehicle plows into crowd of opposition supporters Emboldened supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido brutally clashed with Venezuelan security forces as dramatic footage from Caracas showed a military armored vehicle plowing into the crowd....
21:36, 04/30/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety", even as Mexico City insists it is not meddling ...
17:24, 05/15/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
03:00, 05/05/2019

Russia accuses Venezuelan opposition of resorting to violence Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday accused the opposition in Venezuela of resorting to violence in what it said was a brazen attempt to draw the country's armed forces into clashes....
20:12, 04/30/2019

Spain says will not hand over opposition politician to Venezuelan authorities The Spanish government has no intention of turning over Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez to Venezuelan authorities, a Spanish government spokeswoman said on Thursday....
23:12, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American co...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Venezuelan government, opposition head to talks in Norway CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust ...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Arrest of Venezuelan opposition figure draws condemnation European and Latin American countries that support Venezuela’s opposition condemned on Thursday the arrest of a top lawmaker who backed calls for a military uprising against President Nicolás Maduro...
17:12, 05/09/2019

Spain will not remove Venezuelan opposition figure from its embassy Leopoldo López sought refuge in diplomatic compound after helping launch abortive coupSpain has said it will not hand over a leading Venezuelan opposition politician who escaped house arrest to help l...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday, playing down the idea that it showed skepticism f...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, formally recognizing her as the ambassador of the neighb...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Steps Up Pressure, but Maduro Holds On After Juan Guaidó said rebellion was at hand, supporters clashed with loyalists to the president. By day’s end, Mr. Guaidó fell short of the prize he sought....
01:48, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan court asks pro-gov't assembly to consider probing opposition lawmakers Venezuela's Supreme Court said on Tuesday it had asked the country's Constituent Assembly, a pro-government legislative superbody, to determine whether to open criminal proceedings against seven oppos...
20:24, 05/07/2019

Return of firebrand opposition leader Lopez energizes Venezuelan protests When Felix Garcia woke up on Tuesday he was fired up by surprising news - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, under house arrest for the past two years, had appeared in public....
08:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, o...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, and the government in Brasilia said it would decide l...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Venezuelan court issues arrest warrant for opposition politician Lopez A Venezuelan court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez given he violated a 2017 court-imposed order to remain under house arrest, according to a statement on ...
22:36, 05/02/2019

German foreign minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the ...
00:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader says street protests to continue: Fox Business Network Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said in a television interview on Wednesday that street protests will continue after talks with President Nicolas Maduro's government in Norway to resolve the ...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Second Venezuelan opposition lawmaker seeks refuge in Italian embassy: sources Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Americo De Grazia entered the Italian embassy in Caracas on Thursday after a pro-government legislative body stripped him of parliamentary immunity, three sources close ...
00:48, 05/10/2019

Keeping Venezuelan opposition united is ‘devilishly difficult,’ Pompeo says in private meeting In a recording obtained by The Post, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says persuading the fractious opponents of President Nicolás Maduro to stay together has been harder than is publicly known....
01:00, 06/06/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez enters Chile diplomatic residence in Caracas Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and his family have been admitted to a Chilean diplomatic residence in Caracas, Chile's foreign minister said on Tuesday via Twitter....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Venezuela fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history as he attempts to yet again ga...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan government and opposition envoys have traveled to Norway for talks on resolving crisis, officials say....
03:00, 05/16/2019

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent y...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Officials for Venezuela President Maduro say government fighting 'coup' as opposition calls for uprising Juan Guaido's surprise move could be a make-or-break moment in the long-simmering struggle for power inside Venezuela.        ...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Turkey Orders a Do-Over of Istanbul Election Narrowly Won by Opposition (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s top election authority voided the Istanbul mayoral election won by an opposition candidate and ordered a do-over, ruling Monday in favor of a request by the pre...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Turkey Cancels Istanbul Mayoral Election Won by Opposition Turkey’s national election board cancelled results of the Istanbul mayoral race that President Erdogan’s ruling party lost five weeks ago and ordered a rerun, sparking outrage in opposition ranks....
23:12, 05/06/2019

Turkey orders rerun of Istanbul election in blow to opposition Erdoğan’s bid to overturn mayoral vote is ‘plain dictatorship’, says CHP partyTurkey’s election body has ordered a rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s party com...
21:36, 05/06/2019

Turkey Orders New Election for Istanbul Mayor, in Setback for Opposition The electoral authorities’ decision annuls a devastating defeat for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his party, and raises the prospect of social unrest....
04:48, 05/07/2019

Turkey's Opposition Vows to Reconquer Istanbul Mayor Seat Turkish opposition leaders vowed to reconquer Istanbul’s mayoral seat in a rerun set for next month, after the national election authority drew international condemnation when it erased the results of...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor says he is waiting for official statement on election Turkey's main opposition Istanbul mayor said on Monday that he would wait for an official statement from the High Election Board (YSK) before speaking about its decision to annul and re-run mayoral el...
20:36, 05/06/2019

Russia, Turkey call for ceasefire in Libya: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan, in a phone call on Tuesday, called for a ceasefire in Libya and renewal of a political process under the aegis of the Unite...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, one of the MPs said on Sunday, 200 days aft...
15:00, 05/26/2019

Albanian opposition rally renews call for PM to quit Albanian opposition supporters took to the streets again on Saturday in a mostly peaceful protest, the sixth national one in three months, calling on Prime Minister Edi Rama to step down to pave the w...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Greek opposition leader says PM should quit and call early elections Greek opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the resignation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday after a European Parliament election result which Mitsotakis's party won....
21:48, 05/26/2019

Bahrain responds frostily to French call for dialogue with opposition Bahrain's foreign minister gave a frosty response on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron urged the Gulf Arab state to resume political dialogue with the opposition....
14:36, 05/01/2019

Will Take Call On Joining Opposition Front Post Election Results: CPI-M With the exit polls predicting a debacle for the Left Front in the Lok Sabha election, the leaders of various Left parties are set to play a waiting game as regards joining the UPA or being part of a....
03:12, 05/21/2019

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military ru...
16:36, 05/26/2019

Sudan’s leading opposition party rejects strike call KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition party says it is refusing a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is ...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough questions about its role in the case....
23:12, 05/12/2019

Turkey election board rejects opposition bids to annul Erdogan's 2018 election victory Turkey's High Election Board (YSK) has rejected bids by opposition parties to annul all votes in the Istanbul local elections, as well as last year's nationwide elections, broadcaster NTV said on Mond...
18:12, 05/13/2019

Turkey's Erdogan says Turkey has definitely bought Russian S-400 defense system Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia which he hopes will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday....
23:00, 06/12/2019

Sudan sit-in bloodshed cripples uprising Bure'e Mahjoub still hopes democracy will prevail over military rule in Sudan despite the bullet wounds he sustained in a raid on a protest camp that signaled another Arab uprising was facing the end....
17:36, 06/10/2019

The Venezuela uprising: the story so far – podcast Nicolás Maduro appeared on the brink of being forced from power in an uprising plotted by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. But key figures stayed loyal, allowing the president to begin reprisals. T...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Guaidó's uprising seems to have flatlined. What's next for Venezuela? Nicolás Maduro retains power and support from country’s military top brass but the opposition challenge is not deadWhen Venezuela’s Juan Guaidó appeared outside one of the most important military inst...
21:36, 05/01/2019

Key events leading toward uprising in Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, accompanied by civilian protesters and a small contingent of heavily armed troops, called Tuesday for the military to rise up and oust socialist leader Nicolá...
21:36, 04/30/2019

China criticizes US action against Huawei BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese compa...
12:24, 05/16/2019

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government looked like it had badly miscalculated The video that...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising, instead dispersing crowd...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Venezuelans rejoice watching Guaido uprising Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)       &...
00:24, 05/01/2019

Vecchio: Venezuela uprising to restore democracy Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States says the current uprising happening on the streets of his country, are not a 'coup,' but a push to "to restore our democracy." (April ...
21:12, 04/30/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. President Trump opened a four-day swing through Britain and France, arriving in London on Monday where he courted controversy by criticizing the city’s mayor....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Cuomo criticizes NY lawmakers for not approving surrogacy law ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo rapped lawmakers Wednesday for dragging their heels in passing a new law that would lift the ban on surrogacy contracts — which would enable New Yorkers for the ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Arsenal criticizes ‘unacceptable’ choice of Baku LONDON (AP) — Arsenal says the choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused “unacceptable” problems for fans. Arsenal and Chelsea have been given just 6,000...
12:24, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido takes to streets in military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has taken to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Guatemala election: corruption creeps in again four years after uprising Backlash against anti-corruption efforts will have real consequences as Guatemala heads to the polls on SundayAs day broke over Guatemala’s national palace on 3 September 2015, Gabriel Wer celebrated ...
14:24, 06/13/2019

Venezuela's Guaido takes to streets in uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó took to the streets with a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust socialis...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
19:24, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Venezuela foreign minister minimizes uprising Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza says that the U.S. likely paid a guard to allow opposition activist Leopoldo López escape house arrest as part of an effort to President Nicolás Maduro...
17:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his first public appearance since the opposition called f...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuela was on the brink of an uprising. Now protesters are fighting for survival As opposition leader Juan Guaidó and his US ally puzzle over their failures to wrest control of the government, embattled President Nicolas Maduro is moving to enforce a new normal across Venezuela....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido in video calls for military uprising Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, in a video shot at a Caracas air base showing him surrounded by soldiers and accompanied by detained activist Leopoldo Lope...
14:00, 04/30/2019

NKorea says weapons drill was defensive, criticizes Seoul North Korea has described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ridiculed South Korea for criti...
06:48, 05/09/2019

China criticizes US ‘abuse of export control’ against Huawei BEIJING — China’s government has criticized Washington for imposing export controls on technology sales to tech giant Huawei, saying it will “resolutely safeguard” Chinese companies....
15:36, 05/16/2019

Yemen's president in letter to UN chief criticizes his envoy Yemen's president has sent a letter to the U.N. chief criticizing his envoy to the war-torn Arab country over allegedly siding with the Iran-aligned Houthi rebels....
13:24, 05/24/2019

Trump criticizes prosecutors at event for fallen officers President Donald Trump used a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to renew his pitch for changes to the nation’s immigrations law and to criticize some big-city prosecutors...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Maradona criticizes Argentina after Copa America loss BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Diego Maradona has criticized Argentina after its opening loss to Colombia in the Copa America. Maradona tells the TyC Sports channel in Buenos Aires “even Tonga ca...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying human rights don't appear to be a priority for his ad...
01:36, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Dubai newspaper criticizes Iran's top diplomat The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:30 a.m....
10:12, 05/28/2019

Trump criticizes prosecutors at ceremony for fallen officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to criticize some big-city prosecutors he asserts don’t go after criminals who pose ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
22:48, 05/29/2019

Boxing chief criticizes IOC comments on Olympic competition The head of the international boxing federation has criticized IOC president Thomas Bach's comments that Olympic officials could organize the Tokyo 2020 boxing tournament if the sport's fede...
10:12, 05/08/2019

North Macedonia criticizes Interpol over fugitive ex-premier North Macedonia's top prosecutor is accusing Interpol of allegedly refusing to issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, who has fled to Hungary to avoid serving a jail senten...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Venezuela’s failed uprising: How a deal to oust Maduro unravelled According to US officials, members of the Venezuelan president’s inner circle were onboard with talks to see his removal from power. But were they double-crossing Washington? Or was Leopoldo López’s f...
21:12, 05/04/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls on troops to join him in uprising against Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro and armed factions clashed at a protest outside a Caracas air base as the country hi...
16:48, 04/30/2019

Stonewall uprising veterans still astounded 50 years after making history Time has claimed many of the street fighters who rebelled against the police raid of a New York City gay bar 50 years ago, in what has become known as the Stonewall uprising. Those who remain are stil...
13:12, 06/17/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro but there were no concrete signs of defection from the armed f...
08:12, 05/01/2019

US briefing: Barr testimony, Venezuela uprising and Assange sentenced Thursday’s top story: attorney general refuses to appear before House judiciary committee. Plus, why we are addicted to conspiracy theoriesSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good m...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Last known survivor of Sobibor Nazi death camp uprising dies at 96 Semion Rosenfeld escaped from the Sobibor extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland, in 1943. The Ukrainian-born Jew has been described as a "true hero."...
02:36, 06/04/2019

Busy Philipps criticizes Georgia’s ‘heartbeat’ bill, says she had an abortion when she was 15 Busy Philipps on Tuesday opened up about an abortion she had at age 15 after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law the controversial “heartbeat” bill, saying she is “really scared” for women through...
23:12, 05/08/2019

Putin stands by China, criticizes U.S., in trade, Huawei disputes Aggressive U.S. tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday, in a show of solidar...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
08:00, 06/08/2019

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars,...
01:36, 06/08/2019

Juncker criticizes Italy's excessive deficit as EU penalties loom The EU remains at odds with the Italian government's 2019 budget. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned Rome to rethink, though Italy's leaders appear divided....
04:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea says missile test was defensive, criticizes Seoul SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea on Thursday described its firing of rocket artillery and an apparent short-range ballistic missile over the weekend as a regular and defensive military exercise and ri...
07:12, 05/09/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower ...
01:36, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Kentucky Senate Leader Criticizes Grimes Lawsuit FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit filed by Kentucky’s secretary of state challenging a law scaling back her authority (all times local): 11:55 a.m. A top Senate Republican in Kentuck...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Nancy Pelosi Criticizes Facebook for Handling of Altered Videos Ms. Pelosi said the company’s decision to leave up manipulated videos of her demonstrated how the social network contributed to Russian manipulation of the 2016 election....
01:00, 05/30/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Arsenal criticizes selection of Baku as Europa League host Arsenal says the choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused "unacceptable" problems for fans        ...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Toyota sharply criticizes Trump designation on auto imports Toyota Motor Corp on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to declare some auto sector imports a national security threat, saying it sends a message to the Japanese automaker that "...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Kremlin criticizes new U.S. pledge to sanction Nord Stream 2 pipeline The Kremlin said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions on Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Germany would be an act of unfair competition that would be seen as unacceptable in Moscow and some European capit...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday, callingfor the military to rise up...
15:00, 04/30/2019

As Sudan uprising grew, Arab states worked to shape its fate CAIRO (AP) — As the uprising against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir gained strength earlier this year, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia began reaching out to the military through se...
11:00, 05/08/2019

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse b...
23:12, 06/17/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro backs Venezuela uprising, says country 'enslaved by dictator' Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust the "Maduro dictatorship" with street demonstrations on Tuesday, and called on other nat...
20:12, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for uprising but military remains loyal to Maduro for now Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, although there was little sign of defection from the armed fo...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Brazil vice president says Guaido's attempted uprising not a good idea Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's attempt to oust Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro was not the best decision and likely premature, Brazil's Vice President Hamilton Mourao told reporters o...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' in uprising effort Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the milita...
08:12, 05/01/2019

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
02:36, 06/12/2019

International labor organization criticizes 2020 Olympics working conditions Construction workers are living in a 'culture of fear' and work for long hours in perilous conditions building Tokyo 2020 Olympic venues, according to a report from a leading international labor organ...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Warren criticizes Trump's 'dart throwing' Mexico tariff decision Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on Mexico as "random dart throwing" that lacks a coherent strategy....
20:24, 06/05/2019

New Mexico opens state migrant shelter, criticizes federal inaction New Mexico's state fairgrounds will begin to house migrant families to take pressure off border cities facing a surge in asylum seekers with no help from the federal government, New Mexico Governor Mi...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., criticizes trade advantage U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while he chided Japan for having a "substantial edge" on trade that negotiator...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Doug Collins criticizes Democrats for flip-flopping on Russia threat House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins mocked Congressional Democrats on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday, for continuing to breathe life into the Rober Mueller Russia investigation. ...
07:24, 06/12/2019

Khashoggi fiancee criticizes Trump’s response to killing of Saudi journalist She said The Post contributing columnist, who always championed the United States, “would have been most disappointed of all to see the U.S. response.”...
00:12, 05/16/2019

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
00:12, 06/13/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
06:12, 05/20/2019

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s p...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Codelco chief criticizes low productivity, regulatory hurdles in Chile -newspaper The head of state-run miner Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Chile's mining industry was increasingly held back by new environmental regulations and the low productivity of Chilean w...
23:12, 05/27/2019

Rob Schneider criticizes tech giants, progressive Democrats over 'Orwellian nightmare of censorship' Comedian Rob Schneider called out big tech firms like Facebook and Twitter as well as progressive Democrats for promoting an “Orwellian nightmare of censorship.” ...
17:36, 05/06/2019

Venezuela’s Guaido calls for military uprising while flanked by soldiers at Caracas airbase: ‘The moment is now’ Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising, saying he has begun the “final phase” of his plan to oust embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
14:00, 04/30/2019

President Trump Criticizes Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Some Extremist Accounts (STERLING, Virginia) — President Donald Trump criticized social media companies after Facebook banned a number of extremist figures, declaring that he was “monitoring and watching, closely...
00:36, 05/05/2019

Scheer criticizes Trudeau for adding anti-Conservative union to media bailout panel Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says the Liberals' decision to name Unifor to a panel that will decide which media outlets receive government funding is the latest example of Prime Minister Justin T...
02:36, 05/27/2019

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in...
00:12, 05/23/2019

UN expert criticizes States for ‘ganging up’ on Wikileaks’ Assange; warns against extradition, fearing ‘serious’ rights violations After visiting Julian Assange in a London prison, an independent UN human rights expert expressed urgent concern on Friday, for the Wikileaks co-founder’s well-being, accusing “a group of democratic S...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.       ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Auschwitz Museum criticizes Aussie company for selling products with images of notorious concentration camp The Auschwitz Museum denounced an online marketplace for independent artists Wednesday over the sale of memorabilia featuring images of the infamous Nazi death camp. ...
13:24, 05/08/2019

Venezuela coup latest: Juan Guaido calls for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for a military uprising and said the end of Nicolas Maduro's rule is near in a video showing him surrounded by soldiers in an apparent coup attempt....
14:48, 05/01/2019

David Ortiz backs Red Sox manager Alex Cora's decision to skip White House, criticizes Trump Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz backed the team’s current manager Alex Cora for his decision to skip President Trump’s White House ceremony to celebrate the 2018 World Series team....
15:48, 05/10/2019

New Venezuelan banknotes greeted with skepticism Some Venezuelans are expressing skepticism about new banknotes that the government says will ease challenges posed by the country's soaring inflation....
23:00, 06/13/2019

A wake for a Venezuelan boy, and a nation’s anguish The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Cause of Venezuelan chopper crash is under investigation Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicolás Maduro was visiting troops...
21:24, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over wh...
18:36, 05/28/2019

Opposing protesters at Venezuelan Embassy in DC Pro-Juan Guaido protesters squared off in Washington with activists from the group Codepink in front of the Venezuelan Embassy. (April 30)        ...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed by Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina....
23:48, 06/07/2019

Three Venezuelan families – a photo essay Silvana Trevale left Venezuela in 2011 but has returned to document the ever worsening crisis that has deeply affected families of every economic status. She was selected as the 2018 recipient of the ...
12:36, 06/03/2019

3M to take about $160 mln charge as it deconsolidates Venezuelan operations 3M Co said on Tuesday it would incur a pretax charge of about $160 million, or 27 cents per share, in the second quarter, as the company suspended local operations in Venezuela....
21:24, 06/11/2019

Former Venezuelan U.N. delegate: 'This is a point of no return' The former U.N. delegate from Venezuela, Isaias Medina, said Tuesday on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” that there is “no way back” for newly elected president Juan Guaidó and outlined the dangerous...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Guaidó on failed uprising: My backers 'failed to follow through' on promises In new interview, Juan Guaidó, the opposition recognised as Venezuela's interim president by more than 50 countries, said it is "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the Armed Forc...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Joe Biden criticizes Kim Jong Un; North Korea calls Biden 'an imbecile' North Korean state media slammed former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful "bereft of elementary quality as a human bein...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded Venezuela's foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country's crisis....
14:36, 05/06/2019

How Plan to Oust Venezuelan Leader Fell Apart Venezuela’s opposition came tantalizingly close to removing President Nicolás Maduro from power this week, according to more than a dozen people involved in talks to oust him. But in the end, it all w...
06:24, 05/04/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations says it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela in the coming days to propose solutions to that country’s protracted crisis...
00:12, 05/08/2019

Maduro hangs on as Venezuelan protests peter out Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little concrete sign of change in a cri...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan National Guard Vehicles Hit Demonstrators In this video, an armored vehicle can be seen driving into a group of demonstrators during clashes in Venezuela between anti-government protesters and law enforcement officers in Caracas....
21:24, 04/30/2019

From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to 'liberate' their homeland Wearing camouflage shirts and combat boots, a Venezuelan militia group stands in formation in the Colombian city of Cucuta as their commander, a former Venezuelan army sergeant, outlines plans to seiz...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Activists vow to stay inside the Venezuelan embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — Activists who have staged a protest inside the Venezuelan embassy for 35 days say they plan to stay put hours after law enforcement informed them they are trespassing on embassy prop...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway’s government is praising progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political opponents trying to oust him, even as tensions mount back home...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition lead...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be Venezuela's legitimate president. Counter-de...
19:12, 05/14/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief says Venezuelans should 'build a new state' The ex-head of Venezuela's SEBIN intelligence service, who was replaced last week after an attempted military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, urged Venezuelans on Thursday to build a new st...
04:36, 05/10/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between the supporters of the country’s two competing leader...
02:12, 05/17/2019

7 Venezuelan Military Officers Die in Helicopter Crash The copter struck a mountain outside Caracas as it was traveling to a state where President Nicolás Maduro appeared alongside troops in an effort to demonstrate their loyalty....
08:00, 05/05/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Venezuelans have taken refuge....
03:24, 05/08/2019

Spain arrests ex-Venezuelan minister on U.S. warrant Spanish police have arrested former Venezuelan minister Javier Alvarado Ochoa on a U.S. warrant as part of an investigation into money-laundering involving the Latin American nation's state oil compan...
21:12, 05/10/2019

Pirates broadcaster criticizes Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for 'all the jewelry' after hit by pitch Longtime Pirates broadcaster Steve Blass tacitly criticized Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. for wearing jewelry Tuesday after a hit by pitch.        ...
23:36, 06/05/2019

Arsenal criticizes 'unacceptable' choice of Baku Arsenal says the choice of Azerbaijan capital Baku to host the Europa League final has caused "unacceptable" problems for fans        ...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Woman known as ‘The Venezuelan’ among those busted in David Ortiz shooting The three latest people busted in the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz include a woman known as “The Venezuelan,” who is married to one of the other suspects in the case, Domini...
00:00, 06/15/2019

The Latest: Putin: Venezuelan people will decide on Maduro ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 4 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says it will be up to the Venezuelan people...
15:12, 06/06/2019

Oil workers reveal a Venezuelan region crumbling despite its resources Venezuela oil workers say that the money intended to maintain PDVSA's equipment ended up elsewhere. They point to the thick layer of polluting oil sludge blanketing the shoreline of evidence of neglec...
20:36, 04/28/2019

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s de...
00:36, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan billionaire's home raided in Dominican Republic Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela's richest men....
22:48, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan ska band leaves crisis-hit country for US tour CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan ska band Desorden Público (Des-ORD-en PUB-lico) is on the road in the United States this month, delivering caustic lyrics in songs that feed off Venezuela’s ...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Venezuelan billionaire’s home raided in Dominican Republic SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela’s richest me...
22:24, 05/13/2019

US lifts sanctions for Venezuelan general who defied Maduro The U.S. has lifted sanctions on a top Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro, trying to help the opposition regain momentum in the face of a government crackdown following l...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Dozens of Venezuelan prisoners killed in clashes with police Authorities say incident in Portuguesa state was a failed escape attempt, but activists call it a massacreTwenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded during a confrontation i...
14:00, 05/25/2019

Pompeo: Corbyn 'support' for Venezuelan regime 'disgusting' The US Secretary of State has told Sky News that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's apparent support for Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro is "disgusting"....
18:24, 05/08/2019

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on t...
22:24, 05/05/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functioning embassy for a month....
02:12, 05/09/2019

Venezuelan army helicopter crashes near Caracas, killing seven A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed close to Caracas on Saturday morning, killing all seven people on board, the Defense Ministry said in a statement....
05:00, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan upheaval delays pavilion at Venice Biennale Political chaos leaves country’s artists playing catch-up just days before art event beginsSwitzerland is partying, sequin-clad dancers whirling on a vast screen. Russia is staging an elaborate homage...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Russian, Venezuelan foreign ministers to meet in Moscow Russian state news agencies say Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart on Sunday, a day before Lavrov is to meet the U.S. secretary of state amid growing tensions ov...
15:24, 05/04/2019

U.S. envoy says top Venezuelan officials negotiated to help restore order U.S. envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams said on Tuesday opposition-led protests in Caracas were part of a broader effort negotiated with three senior officials in President Nicolas Maduro's government...
23:24, 04/30/2019

MSNBC reporter says if Venezuelan military 'have the guns they have the power' A journalist reporting on the crisis in Venezuela Tuesday, said the efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro are taking longer than expected in part because not everyone in the country is allowed to o...
13:36, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan military helicopter crashes, 7 officers killed Seven Venezuelan military officers have been killed when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Nicolas Maduro appeared alongside troops Saturday....
05:12, 05/05/2019

Venezuelan leader Cabello in Cuba on unannounced trip Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez said Friday that he met with Venezuelan socialist party boss Diosdado Cabello, who took an unannounced trip to the island....
16:24, 06/07/2019

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas. ...
19:12, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Pence says US to lift bans on Venezuelan general WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Venezuela (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. is lifting sanctions on a former Venezuelan intelligence official w...
22:48, 05/07/2019

7 Venezuelan military officers killed in chopper crash 7 Venezuelan military officers were killed on Saturday when their helicopter crashed while heading to a state where President Maduro appeared alongside troops...
05:24, 05/05/2019

Peru deports first large group of Venezuelan migrants Peru deported more than 40 Venezuelan migrants for concealing they had criminal records or for residing illegally in the country, the interior minister said on Monday, in the first large expulsion sin...
02:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro The United States is lifting economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who turned against President Nicolas Maduro in an action it hopes will lead other Maduro military allies to follow suit, ...
01:12, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan activist's wife, daughter arrive in Spain The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas....
18:36, 06/04/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
16:12, 06/15/2019

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
05:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be hande...
03:12, 05/17/2019

21 migrants missing as Venezuelan boat capsizes in Gulf of Paria Search and rescue operations were launched Thursday in hopes of reaching 21 migrants reported missing after their boat sank Wednesday night in the Gulf of Paria, authorities said....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Miami’s Venezuelan expats pause and pray for Maduro’s ouster Hundreds of Venezuelans packed into a Miami-area restaurant on Tuesday, their eyes fixed on television images of violence in their home country, yet hopeful that the unrest spelled the beginning of th...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan general tells military to 'rise up' against Maduro regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an econo...
05:00, 05/13/2019

Cuba will have ‘part to play’ in restoring Venezuelan democracy: Freeland Freeland made her remarks in Toronto after meeting Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez. Cuba is a strong ally of Maduro, who most western nations want to step down in favour of opposition leader Ju...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Venezuelan troops turn blind eye to routes into Brazil - at a price The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries — for a price....
21:12, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan General Tells Military To "Rise Up" Against Maduro Regime A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic.....
07:36, 05/13/2019

Venezuelan protests peter out as Maduro hangs on; U.S. and Russia squabble Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido's call to take to the streets on Wednesday in a bid to force President Nicolas Maduro from power, but there was little sign of any concrete effects on ...
00:24, 05/02/2019

Angelina Jolie urges international support for Venezuelan children Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Saturday urged the international community to provide more support to three South American countries with the most migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela, saying 20,000 Ve...
22:12, 06/08/2019

U.N. camp offers temporary respite for beleaguered Venezuelan migrants Sheltered from the harsh midday sun by the tent she now calls home, Maria Moreno bursts into tears recalling how she and her six children fled their native Venezuela a month ago for the border city of...
18:48, 05/10/2019

Rights group: 23 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prisoner rights group in Venezuela says 23 inmates died when guards opened fire to subdue an uprising. Humberto Prado of the Venezuelan Prison Observatory said 18 guards we...
22:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Venezuelan General Who Broke Ranks With Maduro The Trump administration lifted sanctions on a Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolás Maduro’s regime in an effort to encourage others to do the same, and warned Venezuela’s top jud...
08:24, 05/08/2019

Shock video shows Venezuelan army truck 'RUN OVER protesters' SHOCKING footage has emerged of Venezuelan forces apparently running over protesters outside an airbase in Caracas – with reports of multiple people injured....
14:48, 05/01/2019

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro Vice President Mike Pence offered potential sanctions relief after an uprising led by Juan Guaidó fizzled and Venezuela’s military stuck with Nicolás Maduro....
02:12, 05/08/2019

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaido allies Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolas Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaido who supported ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

Venezuelan man killed in service station line amid fuel shortages A Venezuelan man was killed on Saturday night in a service station line in the western state of Merida, a municipal mayor said on Sunday, signaling the growing impact of the OPEC nation's fuel shortag...
22:48, 06/09/2019

Angelina Jolie Meets Colombian President Over Venezuelan Migrant Kids Actress and UN special envoy for refugees Angelina Jolie met Saturday with Colombian President Ivan Duque to advocate for the estimated 20,000 children of Venezuelan migrants left with uncertain......
04:00, 06/09/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs thes...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan Leopoldo López leaves Chile Embassy for Spanish consulate López, a key opponent of President Nicolás Maduro, emerged earlier Tuesday from two years of house arrest at a demonstration outside a military barracks....
19:36, 05/01/2019

US's Bolton urges Venezuelan military support after Guaido seeks backing U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday appeared to back Juan Guaido's call for support after the Venezuelan opposition leader urged Venezuelans and the military to back his effort to ou...
16:48, 04/30/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human rights expert to express his “grave concern”, describin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

'It's time to rise up,' Venezuelan general tells military officers in video A Venezuelan general called on the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic c...
05:24, 05/13/2019

35 days into protest, Washington activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy Several activists ignored a trespassing warning and remained holed up in Venezuela’s embassy in the United States on Tuesday, highlighting a dispute over who is the legitimate leader of the South Amer...
06:24, 05/15/2019

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends The police arrested activists who had occupied the embassy since April, allowing diplomats representing the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó into the building....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some towns amid shortages Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting pro...
03:24, 05/20/2019

| WATCH: Guaido supporters clash with Venezuelan National Guard in Caracas Guaido supporters faced off against units from Venezuela's military police in Caracas. Tear gas was deployed repeatedly in an attempt to disperse the protesters in the Altamira neighbourhood in the ea...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Venezuelan Authorities Investigate Cause of Helicopter Crash That Killed 7 Military Officers (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Venezuelan authorities are investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed seven military officers while they were while heading to a state where President Nicol...
21:12, 05/05/2019

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
01:24, 05/28/2019

Liberal activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in Washington to oppose Trump policy Liberal activists are bracing for a showdown with the Trump administration Thursday at an unusual location: Venezuela's embassy.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan police tow National Assembly Vice-President Edgar Zambrano to jail in his car Security forces arrested the No. 2 leader of Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress Wednesday as President Nicolas Maduro's government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a ...
08:12, 05/09/2019

Brazil sees Venezuelan military deciding Maduro's fate: security aide Venezuela's armed forces will either depose President Nicolas Maduro and lead a transition to democratic rule or face divisions that risk a civil war, the Brazilian government's top security adviser s...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNI...
18:48, 04/29/2019

U.S. lifts sanctions on former Venezuelan intelligence chief for breaking ranks with Maduro regime The United States lifted economic sanctions on a former Venezuelan general who broke ranks with President Nicolas Maduro, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday....
06:00, 05/08/2019

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
21:24, 05/16/2019

Exclusive: Operator of Venezuelan PDVSA's fleet seeks to detain tankers: document, sources German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA's oil tankers to collect on late payments owed to it by the state-run oil company, acco...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians con...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 defense systems, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday in reference to a deal that has strained ties bet...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Why Russian Missiles (Again) Divide Turkey and the U.S. Understanding Turkey’s rollercoaster relations with the U.S. requires a grasp of advanced military hardware. The Turkish government is on the brink of buying Russia’s S-400 missile-defense system, ang...
08:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defence systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay said on Sunday regarding a deal that has strained...
12:36, 05/05/2019

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags search...
17:48, 06/10/2019

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400 missile defense system....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? Opposition party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu was attacked by an angry mob in public and nearly killed — the latest in a spate of such violence. What does the incident say about the political culture in ...
23:48, 05/03/2019

Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project without Turkish participation was bound to collapse and would be an injustice to exclude Ankara over its plans to buy Russian ...
13:24, 04/30/2019

Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s: minister Turkey's defense minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, even while he said there was some improvement in talks with the...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Suspected spy for UAE held in Turkey committed suicide One of two detainees held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide in prison, a justice ministry official said on Monday....
09:51, 04/29/2019

Turkey to produce new S-500 missile system with Russia The Turkish president has described plans to help Russia build its next generation missile defense system. The move is likely to further strain Turkey's relations with the United States....
05:00, 05/19/2019

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
10:00, 06/14/2019

Turkey detains 2 militants trying to enter parliament Turkish officials say police have detained two suspected left-wing militants who tried to enter the country's parliament with sharp objects and a hoax explosive device....
08:36, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project would collapse if Turkey did not participate, and that it would be an injustice to exclude Ankara over its plan to buy the Rus...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Turkey denies delaying Russian S-400 deal ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has denied that Turkey is delaying the purchase of S-400 missile defense systems from Russia amid tensions with the United States. Cavus...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Turkey says no delays in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Friday, dismissing reports of delay....
11:24, 05/31/2019

7 migrants drown off Turkey’s Aegean coast ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say at least two women and five children have drowned after a boat carrying migrants sank off the Turkish coast. The coast guard said five other migrants — in...
17:00, 05/03/2019

| Turkey's Erdogan says Istanbul vote re-run is 'best step' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed a controversial order to redo the recent Istanbul election after complaints of corruption as the "best step" for the country....
20:24, 05/07/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said on Monday....
12:48, 04/29/2019

NBA showdown starring a Turk won't be televised in Turkey Outspoken Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter's Portland Trail Blazers reached the NBA's Western Conference finals starting on Tuesday, but for the first time the series will not be televised in Tur...
15:48, 05/14/2019

Turkey won’t bow to US ‘ultimatums’ on Russia missile system Turkey’s foreign minister says his country won’t bow to “ultimatums” after the United States warned Turkey it is excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase i...
16:12, 06/13/2019

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
18:48, 06/08/2019

Turkey's Kale eyes F-35 options during U.S. spat Turkish aerospace manufacturer Kale Group said on Monday if disagreements between Ankara and Washington curb parts orders and exclude it from an F-35 project, then any lost sales would be offset by tu...
19:12, 04/29/2019

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice a...
07:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 fighter jet program The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
19:36, 06/07/2019

Turkey to re-run Istanbul election lost by Erdogan's AKP Turkish authorities on Monday scrapped the result of a vote for Istanbul mayor lost by President Tayyip Erdogan's candidate, responding to calls by his AK Party for a re-run, in a move that hit the li...
23:12, 05/06/2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits in the eastern Mediterranean. Erdogan spoke Friday...
14:36, 06/07/2019

Prominent columnist in Turkey is released from prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist sent back to prison Wednesday in connection with convictions for terror charges handed last year to an opposition newspaper was released hours later. Kad...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detained on terrorism charges after the 2016 attempted ...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industr...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Turkey says no delay in delivery of S-400s from Russia The delivery schedule for Russia's S-400 missile defence systems to Turkey is continuing as planned, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Friday, dismissing reports that Ankara was ev...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions ...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Turkey won't bow to US 'ultimatums' on Russia missile system Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't bow to "ultimatums" after the United States warned Turkey it was excluding it from the F-35 fighter jet program overs its deal with Russia to purchase ...
15:12, 06/13/2019

Turkey says U.S. letter on F-35s not in line with spirit of alliance Turkey on Wednesday criticized a letter from Washington on Ankara's eventual removal from the F-35 fighter jet program, saying the language used did not suit the spirit of alliance between the two NAT...
12:36, 06/12/2019

Brazil says Turkey backs down on steel tariffs Turkey has decided not to impose tariffs on steel imports from Brazil after concluding an investigation into a dispute between the two countries, Brazil's Economy Ministry and Foreign Ministry said on...
18:48, 05/24/2019

U.S. has not taken up offer to create S-400 working group, Turkey says The United States has not yet taken up Turkey's suggestion of creating a joint working group to try to defuse tensions over Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense systems, a senior Tur...
19:36, 06/10/2019

Is NATO's future at risk over US-Turkey rift? No one is arguing against Turkey's right to buy an air defense system anywhere it wants. But the price of the Russian S-400 may be higher than Ankara anticipated — and could cost all NATO allies. Teri...
23:12, 06/14/2019

Cyprus: Turkey’s drilling bid violates international law NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ foreign ministry says Turkey’s bid to drill for natural gas in waters where the island nation has exclusive economic rights is a “flagrant violation...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Hungary says EU shouldn’t ‘mislead’ Turkey about membership BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s foreign minister says the European Union should stop “misleading” Turkey about its prospects of membership in the bloc and instead offer it a ̶...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Turkey’s electoral board orders re-run of Istanbul vote Turkey’s top election authority voided the mayoral election won by an opposition candidate in Istanbul and ordered a do-over, ruling in favor of the president’s party to throw out the vote it narrowly...
01:24, 05/07/2019

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign ministry between 2010 and 2...
15:12, 05/20/2019

Turkey: 9 missing, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey's coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine others who are unaccounted-for....
11:48, 06/17/2019

Turkey calls for end to Syrian forces offensive on Idlib Turkey’s defense minister is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in Idlib province in violation of a Russian-Turkish cease-fire brokered last September...
19:24, 05/10/2019

Turkey to buy Russian S-400 missiles, undeterred by US sanction threat The US has urged Turkey to drop its purchase of Russia's S-400 missile defense system. But Turkey has refused to back away from the deal, saying Turkish soldiers are about to receive training on how t...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Turkey insists on right to drill for energy reserves off Cyprus Dispute likely to escalate after Nicosia said it would seek to arrest anyone caught drillingTensions over energy resources in the eastern Mediterranean have risen sharply after Turkey said it would “e...
09:24, 05/20/2019

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
20:36, 05/31/2019

Turkey defiant in face of criticism over gas drilling off Cyprus Despite coming under fire from both the EU and the US, Turkey says it will press on with plans to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus. Arrest warrants have been issued for the crew of a Turkish drilling ...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Erdogan says Turkey ready to support international investors Turkey is ready to provide its full support to international investors, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that while attacks on the economy via its currency continued, the government w...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Turkey: 8 dead, 31 rescued after migrant boat sinks Turkey’s coast guard says it has rescued 31 migrants after their boat sank off the Turkish coast and is searching for an estimated nine other migrants who are unaccounted for...
11:12, 06/17/2019

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Isr...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Erdogan: Turkey not seeking alternatives to ties with West Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey's decision to purchase Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems doesn't mean that it is seeking "alternatives" in its relations with the West....
17:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Cyprus seeks EU support against Turkey drilling SIBIU, Romania (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit in Romania (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is seeking support from other European Union leaders at an in...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Turkey's Academics for Peace punished for anti-war protest "We will not be part of this crime." That's the protest call by academics who dared to criticize Turkey's military offensive against the Kurds. Hundreds of them have lost their jobs — some have been j...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says will not back down on Russia deal Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program, Foreign Minist...
19:12, 06/13/2019

China's persecuted Uyghurs live 'freely' in Turkey Members of the Uyghur community in Turkey say they escaped a brutal crackdown in China and now continue to rally for missing relatives believed to be held in camps....
10:48, 05/12/2019

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defense Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" so far as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13...
13:00, 06/08/2019

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minist...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Trade worries keep shares weak, Turkey reels again U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest threat to ramp up trade tariffs on China kept global share markets weak on Tuesday, while Turkey's lira was back in trouble as concerns about its politics erupted ...
16:12, 05/07/2019

A messy multibillion-dollar deal between the US and Turkey just got more complicated The US will begin 'unwinding' Turkey's participation in the F-35 program, upping the ante in a messy deal over a Russia-made missile system....
22:00, 06/07/2019

Turkey holds thousands in solitary in Erdogan's prisons In Turkey, thousands of prisoners are being held in solitary confinement. Conditions are so harsh that some prisoners consider dying by suicide. Turkey's government has offered no comment....
23:12, 05/07/2019

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in May 2018....
15:48, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Lira weakens after Turkey says it will not back down on S-400 deal Turkey's lira weakened some 1.5% on Thursday after Ankara reiterated that it was unwilling to back down from its purchase of Russian missile defence systems, despite pressure from Washington....
16:00, 06/13/2019

Erdoğan says rerun of Istanbul election is 'best step' for Turkey ‘Serious corruption’ occurred and ‘thieves’ must be brought to account, president claimsThe Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has welcomed a controversial order to rerun the recent Istanbul ele...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government ...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win KONYA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey moved atop its European Championship qualifying group by dominating World Cup winner France in a 2-0 home victory on Saturday. Turkey has nine points from three wins and ha...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy a defense system from Russia....
22:24, 05/13/2019

Brawl suits against Turkey raise questions of law, diplomacy WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in May 2017, Turkey’s leader spoke of cooperation with the United States during a White House visit with President Donald Trump. But by day’s end, the warm rhetoric ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

Turkey rejects U.S. ultimatums, says it will not back down on Russian S-400s Turkey will not back down from its decision to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems despite U.S. warnings that it will lead to Ankara's exclusion from the F-35 fighter jet program, Foreign Minist...
15:48, 06/13/2019

Mayoral rivals to hold Turkey's first TV debate in nearly two decades Istanbul's ousted main opposition mayor Ekrem Imamoglu and his AK Party rival Binali Yildirim will hold a televised debate on June 16, party officials said on Monday, in what will be the first debate ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey’s gas drilling bid NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey’s bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has...
15:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. House members criticize Turkey over Russia ties Senior Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives called on Turkey on Wednesday to cancel its planned acquisition of a Russian S-400 missile defense system, the latest effort by U.S. la...
00:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defence systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensio...
00:12, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says U.S. has not taken step to create S-400 working group The United States has not moved to create a joint working group to assess its concerns regarding Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defence systems, the head of the Turkish Defence Industr...
18:00, 06/10/2019

France's Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....
22:12, 06/14/2019

Turkey's Erdogan and Trump may meet soon: Turkish official Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump may soon have a face-to-face meeting, either in Turkey or on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan next month, a senior Turkish offi...
02:00, 05/23/2019

| Turkey investigates Istanbul local election 'irregularities' Turkish prosecutors have launched 32 investigations into allegations of irregularities made by the ruling party after its shock loss in Istanbul's local elections held on March 31....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washington's demand that it halt all imports of crude oil f...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Turkey says it is discussing S-400 working group with U.S., postponing not on agenda Turkey is discussing with the United States setting up a working group to assess the impact of its purchase of Russian missile defences systems, but will not delay their delivery, Foreign Minister Mev...
15:36, 05/15/2019

EU stands by Cyprus in Turkey drilling dispute: Tusk European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the European Union stood behind Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over offshore drilling operations....
20:36, 05/09/2019

Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters A Turkish court has accepted an indictment from the country's banking watchdog (BDDK) requesting a jail sentence for two Bloomberg reporters and 36 other people....
15:12, 06/14/2019

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute goes beyond the weaponry. Differences on Syria and Ir...
02:12, 05/25/2019

'Did I upset you, boss?': Can Dundar on the collapse of media in Turkey Living in exile in Germany, journalist Can Dundar has been highly critical of the clampdown on the media under Erdogan. In a DW exclusive, he wrote about the collapse of the independent press in Turke...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Cyprus seeks EU backing to counter Turkey's gas drilling bid Cyprus says it will rally support from fellow European Union countries and others to counter Turkey's bid to drill in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
22:12, 06/14/2019

Fenerbahce’s Victor Moses: ‘The atmosphere here in Turkey is amazing’ Frozen out at Chelsea, Victor Moses took a gamble with a loan move to Turkey and is happy with the way things have turned out in IstanbulMoving abroad was not always part of the plan for Victor Moses ...
14:24, 05/23/2019

Risk to Turkey’s Economy Deepens With New Istanbul Election President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government is spending billions to prop up the currency amid new economic turmoil. The question is how long it can last....
16:48, 05/17/2019

Cyprus president slams Turkey over offshore drill bid Cyprus' president has slammed Turkey for an "unprecedented escalation of illegal action" in the eastern Mediterranean, equating Ankara's bid to drill for gas in waters where the Mediterranean island n...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan....
14:00, 04/30/2019

Up to two million Syrians could flee to Turkey if clashes worsen: U.N. Up to 2 million refugees could flee to Turkey if fighting intensifies in northwestern Syria as aid funds run dangerously low, the United Nations said on Monday....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect to soccer team Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searche...
16:12, 06/10/2019

Russia and Turkey landgrab 'behind fresh Syria bombardment' Twelve healthcare centres destroyed in bombardment of Idlib provinceRenewed bombardment in north-west Syria that has displaced 200,000 people and destroyed 12 healthcare centres could have been sparke...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria....
15:48, 04/30/2019

U.S., Turkey remain in dialogue over S-400, F-35 dispute - top NATO general U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar remain in contact about Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, and may meet during NATO meetings in ...
13:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey to extend new $4.3 bln loan package to companies Twelve Turkish banks will offer companies a total of 25 billion lira ($4.31 billion) as part of a Treasury-backed loan package, the banking association (TBB) said on Wednesday, in what would be Ankara...
17:12, 06/12/2019

Turkey: 14 get life over 2016 bombings near Istanbul stadium ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court has sentenced 14 people to life imprisonment without parole over two bombings near an Istanbul soccer stadium in 2016 that kille...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Early version of U.S. House bill seeks to bar F-35 from Turkey A U.S. House of Representatives committee on Tuesday released an early version of a spending bill that seeks to prevent the shipment of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, as U.S. officials press Turkey not ...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey A Kurdish politician has announced the end of a hunger strike by prisoners demanding improved conditions for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group....
14:24, 05/26/2019

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cypr...
18:36, 06/15/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the website....
12:00, 05/24/2019

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorti...
19:36, 05/23/2019

Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Championship qualifying game. Turkey’s state-run...
11:12, 06/10/2019

US Gives Turkey Till End Of July To Backtrack On Russian Missile Deal The United States on Friday gave Turkey until the end of July to abandon its purchase of a major Russian missile defense system, which Washington considers incompatible with Ankara's participation in....
08:00, 06/08/2019

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey’s defense minister says Turkish military personnel are already receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite objections from the United States...
09:12, 05/22/2019

Kremlin condemns alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey over missile deal The Kremlin on Wednesday condemned as unacceptable an alleged U.S. ultimatum to Turkey designed to force it to cancel a deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems and buy U.S. hardware instead....
11:36, 05/22/2019

Turkey denies scrapping Russia missile deal after US pressure Turkey has been under pressure from the United States to walk away from a deal with Russia to buy its S-400 air defense system. The US fears that the deal could undermine the NATO military alliance....
16:48, 05/11/2019

On torture and imprisonment in Turkey: author Asli Erdogan speaks For four months, Turkish author Asli Erdogan sat behind bars in an Istanbul prison. Now living in exile, she spoke to DW about the political situation in her homeland; and the long-term trauma inflict...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Cyprus editor hails acquittal over Turkey insult charge The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper said Wednesday his acquittal on charges he insulted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was a triumph of Turkish Cypriot justice...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
02:48, 06/13/2019

Turkey confirms Russia S-400 missile deal, ignores US warning Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes the US would not decide to scrap the F-35 fighter jet program as a result of its air defense deal with Russia. Erdogan is set to meet with President Trump ...
01:24, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Turkey says Syrian troops violate cease-fire BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian civil war (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar is accusing the Syrian government of trying to expand its field of control in ...
19:36, 05/10/2019

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed reb...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Turkey fines Facebook for failing to protect personal data ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says the country’s data protection agency has fined Facebook 1.650 million Turkish lira ($270,000) for contravening data laws. The Turk...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Turkey slams alleged Cypriot arrest warrants against crew Turkey says it would not hesitate to give the “necessary response” to Cyprus following reports that Greek Cypriot authorities had issued international arrest warrants against crew members of a Turkish...
18:12, 06/10/2019

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifier for Euro 2020....
04:24, 06/11/2019

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support oppo...
11:48, 06/01/2019

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
20:12, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says it is discussing S-400 working group with U.S., postponing not on agenda Turkey is discussing with the United States setting up a working group to assess the impact of its purchase of Russian missile defences systems, but will not delay their delivery, Foreign Minister Mev...
15:36, 05/15/2019

Turkey board to rule on Istanbul election re-run appeal: AKP candidate A ruling on an appeal by Turkey's AK Party (AKP) calling for a re-run of the Istanbul mayoral election will be made on Monday by the High Election Board (YSK), the AKP's candidate said....
11:48, 05/05/2019

In another lira-boosting move, Turkey raises a forex sales tax Turkey raised to 0.1% from zero a bank and insurance tax on some foreign exchange sales, the country's Official Gazette said on Wednesday, marking another policy change meant to discourage a months-lo...
10:24, 05/15/2019

Turkey to rule on Istanbul election re-run appeal on Monday: AKP candidate Turkey's High Election Board will rule on Monday on an appeal by President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party (AKP) calling for a re-run of the Istanbul local elections that the party narrowly lost, the AKP's ...
17:24, 05/05/2019

Turkey not distancing itself from NATO with Russian S-400s deal - minister NATO member Turkey is not distancing itself from the military alliance by making an agreement with Russia on purchasing S-400 missile defence systems, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said on Frid...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Turkey: Election fraud suspects accused of extremist ties Turkey's official news agency says an investigation of local election fraud in Istanbul found 43 suspects had alleged links to the network of a Muslim cleric that the government considers a terrorist ...
21:24, 05/05/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect....
09:51, 04/29/2019

Turkey’s election board expected to rule on Istanbul vote ISTANBUL (AP) — After weeks of uncertainty, Turkey’s highest electoral board could decide as early as Monday whether an opposition politician was the rightful winner of Istanbul’s mayoral ...
23:36, 05/05/2019

Will Jointly Produce S-500s With Russia After Purchase Of S-400s: Turkey Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday that the purchase of S-400 defence systems from Russia was a done deal, adding that Ankara would also jointly produce S-500 defence systems with......
10:12, 05/19/2019

Turkey won't be deterred by U.S. sanctions on missile purchase, vice president says Turkey will follow through on its agreement to purchase the S-400 missile defense system from Russia despite U.S. opposition, Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay said Sunday....
00:36, 05/06/2019

How Brexit is playing into Erdoğan’s hands in Turkey | Elçin Poyrazlar Turkey is losing its champion in Europe, just as the president distances himself from the EU – and democracyIn the early hours of 4 October, 2005, Jack Straw, the then British foreign secretary, and A...
18:48, 06/05/2019

Turkey jails 14 for life for 2016 Besiktas bombing: Anadolu A Turkish court on Friday sentenced fourteen people to life in jail without parole for involvement in twin bombings in Istanbul that killed dozens in December of 2016, state-owned Anadolu news agency ...
17:24, 05/17/2019

US Consular Staffer In Turkey Remains Jailed As Spy Trial Resumes A US consular staffer was ordered to remain in custody by a Turkish court on Wednesday after the latest hearing in his trial on espionage charges -- part of a growing rift between Washington and......
22:00, 05/15/2019

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eigh...
11:36, 06/01/2019

Turkey: Erdogan influence bars mayors-elect from office Istanbul, where the mayoral vote is due to be rerun after presidential pressure, isn't the only place where local election results remain contested. In Turkey's east, several winners have also been sh...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose ...
22:24, 06/17/2019

Turkey allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s justice minister says imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan will be allowed regular visits by his lawyers to his island prison. Abdulhamit Gul announced ...
16:12, 05/16/2019

China tells Turkey to support its fight against Uighur militants China has called on Turkey to support its fight against militants operating in China's restive far western region of Xinjiang, following criticism from Turkey about rights in a part of China heavily p...
03:12, 05/17/2019

The Quick Read About… Turkey’s Troubling Russian Shopping Spree What Happened This Week: Back in 2017, Turkey agreed to purchase Russia’s advanced S-400 air defense missile system over the strong objections of both the US and NATO, of which Turkey is a membe...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government ...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Turkey set to pass economic legislation before Istanbul vote: Hurriyet Turkey's government aims to pass an economic legislation package ahead of next month's renewed Istanbul mayoral election, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday, including the transfer of the centr...
11:48, 05/17/2019

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
10:12, 06/04/2019

Kremlin says onus is on Turkey to rein in militants in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday that it was Turkey's responsibility to stop militants in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets....
12:48, 05/31/2019

Turkey calls international community to act on 'disproportionate actions' by Israel Turkey called on the international community to act on the "disproportionate actions" by Israel in Gaza, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Sunday, after Israeli air strikes hit a building where Tur...
01:36, 05/05/2019

Başakşehir's push to upset old order in Turkey gets ultimate examination Istanbul’s upstarts, featuring Adebayor and Robinho, go to Galatasaray level on points with them at the top of Süper LigYou could not write a more dramatic script. Galatasaray and Başakşehir, tied on ...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government ...
23:48, 05/29/2019