Bolivian interim government accuses Morales of terrorism, sedition

Bolivia’s interim government accused ousted socialist President Evo Morales Friday of committing terrorism and sedition after he allegedly organized highway blockades to prevent food deliveries from reaching some cities. Acting Interior Minister Arturo Murillo said the complaint relates to a video in which Morales is supposedly heard in a phone call coordinating the […]

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards arrest about 100 protest leaders: Iranian judiciary

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have arrested about 100 leaders of protests that erupted last week over gasoline price rises, Gholamhossein Esmaili, spokesman for Iran’s judiciary, said on Friday according to the official IRNA news agency. “Approximately 100 leaders, heads and main figures of the recent unrest were identified […]

Israeli airstrikes flatten Gaza terrorist group’s facilities after rocket fire

Israel’s military announced Friday that it had carried out a series of airstrikes on a terrorist group’s facilities in Gaza hours after a barrage of rockets were fired into its territory. The strikes in the early-morning hours hit a compound, rocket-manufacturing site and headquarters of the Islamic Jihad militant group in the […]

Greta Thunberg to set sail back to Europe sooner than expected

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg plans to set sail from Virginia for Spain Wednesday after the venue for United Nations-sponsored climate talks were moved from Chile due to political unrest. The 16-year-old arrived in the United States in August after sailing across the Atlantic on a racing boat from Plymouth, England. So happy to say I'll […]

Taiwan warns of possible attack if China’s slowdown ‘becomes serious’

TAIPEI – Beijing could resort to military conflict with self-ruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the world’s second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party, the island’s foreign minister has said. As Taiwan’s presidential elections approach in January, China has […]