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  • Venezuelan theater becomes Plan B in lawmakers’ turf battle

    The Venezuelan opposition led by Juan Guaidó in the coming days will likely make its third attempt to get inside its legislative building in downtown Caracas By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press January 18, 2020, 2:26 PM 4 min read […]

  • Germany: Ugly anti-Semitic remnant at center of court battle

    WITTENBERG, Germany — High on the wall of a German church where Martin Luther once preached, an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Semitism is now at the center of a court battle. The so-called “Judensau,” or “Jew pig,” sculpture […]

  • Putin fast-tracks effort to extend his rule, new PM approved

    President Vladimir Putin is fast-tracking work on constitutional changes that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024 and lawmakers have quickly sealed his choice for new prime minister By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated […]

  • Iran warning puts thousands of European troops in spotlight

    European countries have thousands of troops in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East, where they mainly operate alongside much larger U.S. deployments By JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated Press January 15, 2020, 2:08 PM 3 min read DUBAI, United […]

  • EU launches Iran nuclear deal dispute action

    Iran’s foreign ministry has warned of a “serious and strong response” to a European move toward possible sanctions as the nuclear deal they negotiated unravels January 14, 2020, 2:05 PM 3 min read BRUSSELS — Iran’s foreign ministry has […]