Maduro's military block the Tienditas border bridge connecting Venezuela with Columbia

Maduro blocks US aid trucks from entering Venezuela

As an intense power battle ensues in Venezuela, the already suffering Venezuelans have been plunged deeper into crisis. Venezuela, once upon a time offering one of the highest standards of living in... Read more »
Protesters clash with police officers during a demonstration against the agreement. Reuters

Greeks rally against Macedonia name accord, police fire tear gas

Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens on Sunday to protest against a deal with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia that settles a row between the two countries and is... Read more »
Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro gestures after receiving the presidential sash from outgoing President Michel Temer at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil January 1, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

‘Brazil will start to free itself from socialism’: Brazil’s far-right leader Bolsonaro sworn in

Brazil’s new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro has been sworn in and delivered a key inaugural speech as he took office on Tuesday, the first day of 2019. He was elected president at... Read more »

Kavanaugh sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court justice

With a narrow victory of two votes (50-48), Kavanaugh has been approved by the Senate and was sworn in as the newest Supreme Court Justice at a private ceremony. Chief Justice John Roberts... Read more »
Supreme Court nominee judge Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill earlier this month

Kava‘NA’? OR Kava‘Ya’?

The FBI has submitted its independent investigation into Supreme Court Justice nominee, Brett Kavanaugh and the alleged ‘sexual assaults’ conducted by him in his early years. The Republicans say the reports has... Read more »

Australian PM Turnbull ousted, Scott Morrison to be new PM

After a week long leadership crisis in Canberra, PM Malcolm Turnbull has been ousted – the fourth PM to be ousted due to internal rivalry since 2010. Scott Morrison, who is the... Read more »

Dutton challenges Turnbull again, Turnbull says will not contest if ‘motion is carried’

Former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton after narrowly losing a leadership vote on Tuesday to Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has called for a second vote. Turnbull, in a response has said he... Read more »

Hawaii prepares itself for Hurricane Lane

Hawaii residents have a long week of storm and disaster ahead of them. Hurricane Lane, an initial category 5 storm but weakened to Category 4 today is making its way to the... Read more »

Explosion outside US Embassy in Beijing, China

An explosion was heard outside the U.S Embassy in Beijing, China. No other person apart from the bomber was hurt or killed in the incident. Chinese social media was flooded with photos... Read more »

Turkey: 18,632 state employees sacked in a new decree

8,998 police officers, 3,077 army soldiers, 1,949 air force personnel, 1,126 naval soldiers, 1,052 civil servants, 649 from the gendarmerie, 199 academics, and 192 from the coast guard – Turkey in a... Read more »