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July 5, 2018 10:44 AM Venezuela urged to open doors to aid, restore rule of law

GENEVA (Reuters) - Led by Peru, more than 50 countries urged Venezuela on Thursday to restore the rule of law and open its doors to humanitarian assistance, as an economic crisis causes shortages of medicine and growing malnutrition. Venezuelan security forces are suspected of killing hundreds and they enjoy immunity from prosecution, indicating that the rule of law is “virtually 79

July 2, 2018 8:10 AM New technology allows U.S. adversaries to influence elections through ‘deepfake’ videos

Rubio noted that in 2009, the U.S. Embassy in Moscow complained to the Russian Foreign Ministry about a fake sex video it said was made to damage the reputation of a U.S. diplomat. The video showed the married diplomat, who was a liaison to Russian religious and human rights groups, making telephone calls on a dark street. The video then showed the diplomat 66

July 2, 2018 4:38 AM US plans for dismantling NKorea nukes may face resistance

WASHINGTON – The United States has a plan that would lead to the dismantling of North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in a year. That from President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton on Sunday. But U.S. intelligence is reporting signs that Pyongyang doesn't intend to fully give up its arsenal. Bolton said on CBS' "Face 77

June 30, 2018 9:46 AM US ambassador to Estonia resigns 'over Trump comments'

The US ambassador to Estonia is resigning, reportedly in frustration at remarks made by President Donald Trump about America's European allies. James D Melville said Mr Trump's comments on Nato and the EU had brought forward his decision to retire, Foreign Policy magazine reports. Mr Trump accuses Europeans of unfairly expecting America to shoulder the costs 72

June 29, 2018 7:19 PM Russia’s Biggest Problem? Not Enough Boston Sports Gear

Lifelong Celtics, Bruins and Red Sox fan travels to the World Cup on humanitarian mission as ‘Discount Diplomat’—handing out free jerseys to strangers ST. PETERSBURG, Russia—Greg Conley sat down at a recent World Cup game here next to a family of Iranian fans who regaled him with stories about the team, its traditions and players. Mr. Conley reached 68

June 28, 2018 2:44 PM Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders to meet 'soon' in surprising thaw

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea will meet "soon" amid a surprising diplomatic thaw between the rival nations, Ethiopia's top diplomat said Thursday, as an end to one of Africa's longest-running conflicts appeared to move closer. The meeting will "create a fertile ground to restore peace," Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu 66

June 25, 2018 10:47 AM EU divided over Balkan accession as NATO says Macedonia welcome

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union is divided over whether to allow membership talks with Albania and Macedonia as anti-immigration sentiment rises in the bloc, but NATO is ready to welcome Skopje into the Western military alliance. With broad support for membership talks from other EU governments and the European Commission, Albania and Macedonia 80

June 22, 2018 6:19 PM Former Vatican diplomat Capella admits accessing child porn

Former Vatican diplomat Capella admits accessing child porn A former Vatican diplomat on trial for possession of a large quantity of child pornography has admitted the charges during the first hearing of an expedited trial inside the Vatican. Monsignor Carlo Capella acknowledged in court Friday "compulsive acts of improper internet consultations," and said it was due to a personal 55

June 11, 2018 11:57 PM Kim's summit entourage includes 4 women, elderly lieutenants

SINGAPORE – Much attention will be on Kim Jong Un at his historic summit Tuesday with President Donald Trump. But the 34-year-old North Korean leader also brought a group of trusted lieutenants to Singapore, with at least four high-powered women including his own sister. Kim, 72, has been Kim Jong Un's most trusted policy adviser since the North Korean 90

May 18, 2018 11:27 PM Advocate: Shootout in Venezuelan prison kills 11

CARACAS, Venezuela – Human rights advocates say 11 people died in a prison riot sparked by inmates who wrestled a gun from jailers, prompting an exchange of gunfire. A Window on Liberty prisoner rights group reported Friday that two guards and nine inmates died Thursday in the city of Barquisimeto; 28 people were injured. A Window to Freedom's director 75