Five key moments in Venezuela crisis
- Created on 29 April 2017
Venezuela on Monday marks a month since the start of a wave of deadly protests against President Nicolas Maduro. Opponents started rallying on April 1 against moves to strengthen his hold on power, hoping they would be a tipping point in the economic and political crisis. The father of Venezuela's "socialist revolution," Hugo Chavez, a vocal critic of the United States, died of cancer on March 5, 2013....
Macedonian violence elicits diverging international response
- Created on 28 April 2017
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's night of violence that saw protesters storm parliament and attack lawmakers elicited diametrically opposed reactions from world powers Friday, with Russia blaming the West for meddling in the Balkan nation's internal affairs and the European Union and United States saying the events were inconsistent with democracy....