After Putin's warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.
Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes.The targets included the Pentagon and the presidential retreat in Camp David, Maryland.
Pence On Venezuela: 'We Will Keep Standing Until Your Libertad Is Restored'
Vice President Pence traveled to Bogotá, Colombia, on Monday and urged regional leaders to support Juan Guaidó, the self-proclaimed interim president of Venezuela, vowing that the U.S. will stand with the opposition leader "until your libertad is restored."
‘Danger & restraint’: Neither India nor Pakistan want to start nuclear war, former leaders insist
Despite tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors having reached dangerous levels following the deadly blast in Kashmir, a war between India and Pakistan is highly unlikely, former leaders of the two states have stressed.
Okinawa rejects new US military base but Abe vows to push on
Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has vowed to push on with the controversial relocation of a US military base in Okinawa, hours after the island’s voters overwhelmingly rejected the move in a referendum.
Sao Paulo teachers, public workers strike against attack on pensions in Brazil
Teachers in São Paulo, the largest city in the Americas, have been on strike since February 4—the beginning of the school year—in opposition to a pension reform that was introduced by right-wing Mayor Bruno Covas (PSDB) and passed by City Council at the end of December 2018.
US warships just sailed through the Taiwan Strait again, ignoring China's repeated warnings
Two US Navy warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Monday, sending a message to Beijing, which has warned the US to "tread lightly" in the closely-watched waterway.
UK Labour to support a second Brexit referendum – Jeremy Corbyn
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced that his party will either table or support an amendment backing a second Brexit referendum this week.Corbyn said that he would support a new referendum to avoid a "damaging Tory Brexit" and accused May of "recklessly running down the clock" in an attempt to force MPs to choose between her "botched deal" or a "disastrous no deal" scenario.
As Venezuela descends into chaos, Marco Rubio posts bloody tweet and highlights alleged poisoning of opposition lawmaker
In another tweet, directly following one about the "#MaduroCrimeFamily," Rubio posted uncaptioned before and after picture of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, with the before showing a photo of him in power, and the after showing him beaten to a bloody pulp.
86% Votes For New Constitution in Cuba
Cuba's referendum on the New Constitution was announced Monday through a press conference. According to preliminary results, 85.86 percent voted yes for the new constitution.The vote took place Sunday in the country where around 84.1 percent of the electorate exercised their right to vote.
Boris Nemtsov: Thousands march against Vladimir Putin in memory of slain Russian opposition leader
Thousands of Russian protesters gathered in Moscow to march against president Vladimir Putin and honour the memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. Protesters carried portraits of the murdered politician on Sunday and marched behind a banner reading: “We have given Russia away to the crooks, it’s time to take it back.”