Saturday, November 14th 2015 - 11:37 UTC

A Dominican connection in Venezuela's First Lady relatives drugs' case

Dominican narcotics police raided the yacht at La Romana marina where apparently cocaine was found which led to the arrest of six persons

A drugs raid and bust in a yacht moored at a marina in the Dominican Republic is helping to understand the extent of the trafficking network business surrounding Venezuela's First Lady family connections, whose nephew and godson are under arrest in New York, according to media reports in Caracas.

Saturday, November 14th 2015 - 11:07 UTC

Venezuela's First Lady nephews unveil drug trafficking before New York court

The case comes three weeks before key legislative elections that opinion polls suggest could hand Venezuela's ruling party its worst defeat in 16 years

Two nephews of Venezuela's powerful first lady were ordered held without bail in New York on Thursday after being arrested in Haiti on charges of conspiring to smuggle 800 kilograms of cocaine into the U.S.

Saturday, November 14th 2015 - 09:28 UTC

Night of gun and bombs attacks in Paris: at least 150 people killed

People were shot dead at bars and restaurants at five other sites in Paris. Eight attackers are reported to have been killed.

France has declared a national state of emergency and tightened borders after at least 150 people were killed in a night of gun and bomb attacks in Paris. Eighty people were reported killed after gunmen burst into the Bataclan concert hall and took dozens hostage. The siege ended when security forces stormed the building.

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 08:54 UTC

Brazil's main opposition party insists in removing speaker of the Lower House

PSDB lawmakers said it was unacceptable that the third-most powerful person in the country be accused of corruption and money laundering.

The Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), the largest opposition force in the country, demanded that the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Eduardo Cunha, be removed from office for alleged involvement in corruption detected in state oil company Petrobras.

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 08:32 UTC

Venezuela calls OAS “the world's most perverted, corrupt and discredited organization”

“The most perverted, corrupt and discredited organization in the world, the OAS, threatens the people of Venezuela,” said Diosdado Cabello

Key Venezuelan government officials launched a furious broadside at the Organization of American States (OAS), a day after its secretary general, Luis Almagro, criticized Caracas and questioned the fairness of the upcoming December 6 parliamentary polls.

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 08:19 UTC

FIFA says five candidates are eligible to stand in Feb. 26 election

Prince Ali Al Hussein, Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Jérôme Champagne, Gianni Infantino and Tokyo Sexwale are the hopefules.

The contenders to replace Sepp Blatter as head of world football association FIFA are: Prince Ali Al Hussein, Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, Jérôme Champagne, Gianni Infantino and Tokyo Sexwale. Liberian FA president Musa Bility was dropped from the field after failing the check, while suspended UEFA boss Michel Platini will only be considered if he successfully appeals his 90-day ban. He would then be subject to an integrity check.

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 08:09 UTC

Argentina the 'main obstacle' in reaching a trade accord with the EU, claims Uruguay

Uruguay Economy minister Astori said Argentina has been “the main obstacle” faced by Mercosur in reaching trade agreements

It's a fact, Argentina is the 'main obstacle' for Mercosur to advance in reaching a trade agreement with the European Union, and Venezuela, the latest incorporation to the group, is also hindering efforts, revealed Uruguay's Economy minister Danilo Astori during a conference on the country's investment prospects.

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 07:46 UTC

The new Argentine congress will have a dominating 'Kirchnerite' presence

 Macri if elected, can muster 90 lawmakers in the Lower House out of 257, while his support in the Senate is even weaker

The recently elected members of Argentina’s new congress will be taking the oath on 3 December, and numbers show that the current coalition of president Cristina Fernandez, Victory Front, will retain the first minority in the Lower House, while it will enjoy a comfortable majority in the Senate.

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 07:24 UTC

Falklands' Remembrance Sunday commemorations on a soft rain day

Governor Colin Roberts, and MLA Mike Summers on behalf of the Falkland Islands government laid wreaths at the Cross of Sacrifice

The Falkland Islands commemorated Remembrance Sunday on a damp day with a soft rain that added to the poignancy and quiet of the ceremony held in the capital Stanley, while in London the Falklands' government representative laid a wreath at the Cenotaph.

Friday, November 13th 2015 - 01:44 UTC

Armistice Day marked by UK services worldwide

Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Penny Mordaunt MP was among at the ceremony which recalls 11 November, 11:00 AM, Armistice

United Kingdom servicemen and women around the world have joined the nation in marking two minutes’ silence at 11:00 on Armistice Day, November 11. Armistice Day marks the moment - at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month when the First World War Armistice was signed more than 90 years ago in a railway carriage stationed in the Forest of Compiègne in Northern France.


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