Caracas (Venezuela) - In Venezuela, further protests have been held against President Nicolas Maduro’s rule, though far smaller than the huge opposition march seen earlier this month.
Rome (Italy) - She is the first woman to run Rome, but Virginia Raggi’s political problems – just like the city’s rubbish – appear to be mounting by the day. The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement Mayor announced on Thursday, ‘‘by common accord’‘, the departure of the Italian capital’s finance chief, only four days after appointing him.
In Venezuela, there’ve been fresh protests for and against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s economic crisis deepens.
Uzbekistan’s government confirmed that President Islam Karimov has died and will be buried in Samarkand on September 3.
Caracas (Venezuela) - Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters have hit the streets of Venezuela’s capital Caracas to demand a recall referendum on President Nicolas Maduro’s rule.
Caracas (Venezuela) - In Venezuela the trial of strength between Nicolás Maduro and his enemies has lasted eight months, ever since the opposition seized a parliamentary majority for the first time in 16 years.
One of North Korea’s top ministers has been executed after showing a lack of respect at a meeting chaired by leader Kim Jong Un, the South said on Wednesday.
Incumbent Ali Bongo Ondimba has been declared president-elect of Gabon after polling 49.85% of votes whiles his main opponent, Jena Ping polled 48.16 % according to the electoral body.
Washington (USA) - The US State Department has admitted for the first time that a 400 million dollar cash payment made to Iran ordered by a tribunal was withheld until four US prisoners were released.
Caracas (Venezuela) - Venezuela’s National Election Council (CNE) says the country’s opposition will “probably” be able to continue its progress towards a mid-term recall referendum in late October.