The European Union on Tuesday donated its 2012 Nobel peace prize cash, plus a one million-euro top-up, to thousands of children impacted by war in Syria, Colombia, Congo and Pakistan. “In situations of conflict, children are often the most vulnerable,
Hezbollah denied on Tuesday US Treasury Department’s accusation that the party was involved in drug trafficking and money laundering and called the allegations “pure lies and fabrications.” “This accusation falls within a US campaign [that seeks] to distort Hezbollah’s image,” the Iranian and Syrian backed militant group said in a statement.
With Friday’s Palestinian bid for statehood now official, the focus turns to the U.N. Security Council, and an array of unlikely kingmakers.
President Hugo Chavez severed Venezuela’s diplomatic relations with Colombia on Thursday over claims he harbors guerrillas, and he warned that his neighbor’s leader could attempt to provoke a war. Chavez said he was forced to break off all relations because Colombian officials claim he has failed to act against leftist rebels who allegedly have taken […]