Venezuela’s Guaido calls for ‘million volunteers’

Caracas (AFP) – Venezuela has expelled five visiting European lawmakers, an act opposition leader Juan Guaido branded “irrational” as his showdown with President Nicolas Maduro over the arrival of international aid intensifies. The members of the European Parliament were being tossed out with no explanation, said Spanish MEP Esteban Gonzalez Pons, who led the group. […]

Maduro government says it will match Richard Branson’s concert for Venezuela

Venezuela’s government will stage two concerts on the Colombian border this weekend to compete with a “Live Aid”-style show announced by British billionaire Richard Branson to raise funds for food and medicine for the South American country. Increasingly internationally isolated President Nicolas Maduro, who denies there is a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, says Western relief […]

Visegrad summit in Jerusalem collapses after Poland pulled out over Nazi remark

Poland on Monday pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles “collaborated with the Nazis” and “sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers’ milk.” The developments mark a new low in a bitter conflict between Poland and Israel over how to remember […]

Livni warns “democracy is in danger” and “peace became a dirty word” as she quits Israeli politics

One of Israel’s most prominent dovish politicians, former foreign minister Tzipi Livni, said on Monday she was leaving politics and warned “democracy is in danger”. A former peace negotiator with the Palestinians, Livni won recognition abroad for her part in U.S.-brokered talks that aimed to end the decades-old conflict and which collapsed in 2014.But her […]

Johnnie Walker “Keep Walking Lebanon:” Creativity showing the possibilities for Lebanon

BEIRUT: This year for the first time in Lebanon, Johnnie Walker’s “Keep Walking Lebanon” campaign gave the opportunity to university students to celebrate and interpret their country’s progress with the progressive visions and showcase this generation of creative minds along with right opportunities to keep Lebanon moving forward. Full of ambition, passion, and a hopeful […]