A man holds up his fist to show support for President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas on Sunday. Associated Press
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to “co-operate” on a solution to the South American country’s political crisis. Guaido, the leader of the opposition-controlled National Assembly,
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on the armed forces to be “ready” in the event of a US military offensive against the South American country, in a speech to troops on Saturday. Maduro called on the military “to be ready to defend the homeland with weapons in your hands
Venezuela braced on Saturday for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a dramatic arrest. Edgar Zambrano, deputy speaker of the opposition-majority National Assembly,
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid noted the UAE’s progress in the energy sector: “Today, we operate two of the largest solar plants in the world and we will soon break ground on a third that is even larger. The UAE is home to the International Renewable Energy Agency, and we also invested in successful renewable projects in 70 countries around the world by providing concessional capital that makes sound economic sense. We believe that renewable energy is the answer to building a better future for humanity.”
Humanitarian organisations have accused the Libyan coast guard and European authorities of failing to meet their responsibilities to save lives. A Libyan coast guard official told The Associated Press that they searched for the boat but could not find it with their limited resources.
Daily infections hit 332,730 on Friday, up from 314,835 the previous day when India set a new record, surpassing one set by the United States in January of 297,430 new cases. The US tally has since fallen.
Giving out the verdict, the court told the chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) to sell Sharif’s shares. Authorities may proceed with any auction that they do not receive an objection against.