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Venezuela and the OAS

Venezuela and the OAS

According to OAS sources for El Tiempo , at least 18 member countries would vote to reject the legitimacy of the election held in Venezuela on May 20. It calls member states of the OAS to adopt political and economic measures that assist in the restoration of democracy in the South American country.


Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil set to keep 'dictatorship' slogans

Hong Kong Tiananmen vigil set to keep 'dictatorship' slogans

A British diplomatic cable declassified in 2017 , written just a day after the killings, alleged that more than 10,000 people were killed by Chinese troops on June 4, 1989. Amongst those in the crowds were Chinese nationals from the mainland who would otherwise be barred from publicly marking June 4. Beijing must similarly embrace democratic reform and the protection of human rights, which are universal values in global society, as China moves forward, the council said.



Sonic attack warning issued as USA citizens fall ill in China

A medical team has been flown to the US Consulate in China's southern city of Guangzhou to test diplomatic staff and their families, the New York Times reported. The man, a Foreign Service officer at the Guangzhou consulate, said he began experiencing headaches and sleeplessness several months later, as did his wife and 3-year-old child.


Officers in violent Wildwood arrest video will not face charges

Officers in violent Wildwood arrest video will not face charges

But she says the negative responses people have made about her have been upsetting. Weinman was suspected of underage drinking on May 26. Police investigating video depicting officer punching woman during arrest The beachgoer's video showed an officer punching the woman twice in the head as she was prone on the sand, her legs flailing.


First Saudi women receive driving licenses

First Saudi women receive driving licenses

Instagram down as problems on app are reported throughout the night'The general directorate of traffic started replacing global driving licences recognised in the kingdom with Saudi licences'. The AP reports that the women now under arrest could potentially face a trial. Saudi Arabia - a noted haven for forward-thinking feminist views...


The roller-coaster ride leading to historic Trump-Kim summit

The roller-coaster ride leading to historic Trump-Kim summit

The June 12 summit is set to take place at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island, the White House announced Tuesday. Last week he said he expected an eventual "very positive result" with North Korea , although he dampened expectations for a breakthrough in Singapore, saying it could take several meetings to reach an agreement.