Supporters of Juan Guaido rally against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Caracas on Saturday. Reuters
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday launched what he promised will be a “definitive” escalation of pressure to force the country’s embattled leftist leader from office.
Venezuela’s top court accused four opposition lawmakers of treason on Tuesday, following similar accusations against 10 legislators this month, escalating a deep political crisis in the South American country.
Tuesday evening, Maduro declared victory over the uprising — congratulating the armed forces for having "defeated this small group that intended to spread violence through putschist skirmishes."
If the US-Cuba embargo policy model has proven anything in the last 60 years, it’s that starving people doesn’t bring about regime change. Instead, they flee into exile. Already, Venezuelans have not only mimicked the Cubans on making the choice to emigrate rather than endure hardship — but surpassed them.
Dr Farouk Yaghmour, Chairman Yaghmour Architects, Jordan, known worldwide for his inspiring masterpieces, lectured the students on the architecture of traditional and modern mosques, sharing some of his iconic projects.
Protesters threw petrol bombs at the Tsim Sha Tsui police station on Kowloon peninsula after police inside fired volleys of tear gas to disperse demonstrators on the street.
Pakistan's army later said that "unprovoked cease-fire violations" by Indian troops killed five civilians and one soldier and wounded another three civilians and two troops across the highly militarized Line of Control that divides Kashmir between Pakistan and India.