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Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met…

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Exclusive: Sri Lanka was warned of threat hours before suicide attacks – sources

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off about an imminent attack by Islamist militants hours before a…

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Ecuador judge orders detention for ex-minister connected to Assange

QUITO (Reuters) – A judge in Ecuador has ordered former foreign minister Ricardo Patino be held in pre-trial detention on…

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Power outages hit Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, including Cancun

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A partial electricity blackout hit three states on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula on Friday afternoon, including tourist…

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Boeing 737 MAX jets could be grounded for weeks as black box probe to start on Ethiopia crash

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing Co’s 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes will be grounded for weeks if not longer until…

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent…

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Venezuela’s Maduro proposes earlier elections for National Assembly

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends a rally in support of the government and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the…

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Central African Republic reaches peace deal with armed groups

CAIRO (Reuters) – The Central African Republic reached a peace deal with 14 armed groups following talks conducted in Khartoum,…

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Sudan PM says protesters’ economic demands are legitimate

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s prime minister on Saturday appeared to soften the official stance on more than a month of…

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India protests at U.S. detention of several Indian students

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India on Saturday said it had lodged a protest with the United States government after several…