Day: May 21, 2018

U.S. Calls for Fresh Sanctions Following Maduro’s Win in Venezuelan Elections

President Nicolas Maduro wins Venezuelan election with eight million votes securing a second term over three candidates. Closest competitors Henri Falcon and Javier Bertucci claimed the election “illegitimate” and demanded a re-election in October while the U.S. State department threatens further oil sanctions on the OPEC nation over the elections. On Sunday, May 20th, Venezuela […]

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Dermot Hudson of the Korean Friendship Association on North Korea’s Motives and Likely Moves in Negotiations

London (MPN) – If there is any country on the list of U.S. adversaries about which almost everyone lacks critical understanding, it is the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea). Unlike most countries, the DPRK has managed to stay fairly closed off to U.S. interference and intelligence-gathering — whether by embassies and consulates, or other […]

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Rights Groups Slam Saudis for ‘Chilling Smear Campaign’ Against Activists

Riyadh (MEE) – Human rights groups questioned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s reform agenda on Saturday after prominent women’s rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive were arrested and branded “traitors” by government-aligned media outlets. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called on the authorities to release the detainees, identifying six of them as Eman […]

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