Barquisimeto (Venezuela) - Father Jesús Martínez, is a priest of San Francisco de Asís parish, in the Archdiocese of Barquisimeto, where there is the "olla solidaria" (literally "solidarity pot"), namely the daily opening of a space, in the parish, where one cooks for people who suffer from hunger.
As fighting goes on between ISIL militants and Iraqi soldiers in the city of Mosul, many people in eastern districts recaptured by government forces are attempting to return to some kind of normal daily life.
The decision to use chemical weapons in Syria came from the very top, that’s according to a document seen by Reuters newsagency.
Snow is falling in Syria, hiding the scars of war as the last refugees are evacuated from Aleppo after a day of waiting in the freezing cold because of delays.
Caracas (Venezuela) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that 300 people have been arrested during protests and looting over the elimination of the country’s largest currency bill.
Prizewinning 29-year-old independent journalist Hadi Abdullah has been reporting in the west of the province of Aleppo, controlled by the Syrian opposition.
Conflicting messages are coming from Syria, Turkey and Russia following the suspension of a ceasefire agreement between the latter two countries which was supposed to see tens of thousands of people evacuated from Aleppo to rebel-held Idlib.
Bolivia’s government has declared a national emergency because of a water shortage as it suffers the worst drought in 25 years.