Venezuela opposition activists to confront border troops over aid

Venezuela’s opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed along the country’s borders to block their plan to bring in food and medicine that authorities are calling a...

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Fire at air show destroys three hundred cars in India

A fire at an air show in India destroyed three hundred cars on Saturday, a senior fire official said, the latest accident to mar the government-run event. The most likely cause was a 'dry grass fire aided by heavy winds', said MN Reddi, a fire official in the southern city of Bengaluru where the show is taking place. There were...

India to stop Kashmir water flowing into Pakistan

India says it is building dams to stop its share of water from flowing into Pakistan-controlled Kashmir as it seeks to punish its long-time rival for an attack on paramilitary soldiers last week that left 40 dead. Indian Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari said that India will harness its share of unused water from three rivers to help Indian states,...

Venezuela opposition activists to confront border troops over aid

Venezuela’s opposition and activists prepared on Saturday to confront troops stationed along the country’s borders to block their plan to bring in food and medicine that authorities are calling a veiled US-backed invasion. Opposition volunteers in neighboring Brazil and Colombia plan to arrive at the border to help carry humanitarian aid to a sick and...

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Sudan’s Bashir declares emergency, dissolves govt

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir, facing the country’s biggest popular protests since he came to power 30 years ago, declared a one-year state of emergency on Friday and called on parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to seek another term in a 2020 presidential election. In a televised speech, Bashir said he would dissolve the central government as...

Blast kills two policemen in Egyptian capital: Ministry

Two policemen were killed and three wounded when an explosive device carried by a militant they were pursuing detonated in the heart of the Egyptian capital on Monday, an interior ministry statement said. According to the ministry, security forces were pursuing the man in the search for the perpetrator of an attempted attack against a police patrol in western Cairo...