Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami, who has been linked to Irans narco-terrorist proxy Hezbollah and designated as a drug trafficking “kingpin” by the United States, “is calling the shots” as the top leader in the chaos-ridden socialist country, an expert told Breitbart News Daily on Sirius XM.
Venezuelan police attacked patients and doctors protesting outside the countrys Health Ministry in Caracas on Wednesday, marking the latest incident of police brutality in the failed socialist state.
Daniel Llorente, a Cuban dissident arrested last May 1 for waving an American flag in front of the communist nations May Day procession, remains institutionalized at a mental ward despite not being treated for any disease or charged with a crime.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday denied allegations that Russia is working with the Syrian government to keep international inspectors away from the chemical weapons attack site in Douma so the evidence can be destroyed.
A survey released by the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy on Thursday suggested the vast majority of Taiwanese prefer to maintain the status quo in their uneasy relationship with China, but they are ready to fight if China attempts to impose reunification through military force.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis administration reportedly proposed an amendment to the countrys Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO) on Friday that would inflict the death penalty on criminals convicted of raping children under the age of 12.
Presidents Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin of China and Russia, respectively, reached out Thursday to the newly appointed head of Cubas National Assembly, Miguel Díaz-Canel, congratulating him on acquiring the title of “president.”
In an interview with Russian media on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow warned U.S. forces not to bomb certain areas when it led airstrikes on Syria last week to punish dictator Bashar Assad for using chemical weapons.
Various reports in American and South Korean state media Friday evening indicated that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un announced the halt of nuclear and missile tests in his country. The reports did not specify whether the tests would conclude permanently.
Chinas air force has released a propaganda video showing bomber aircraft patrolling the island as another warning for the countrys democratic government to toe the line with Beijing.
Afghan cash made available in large part by billions in American taxpayer funds served as a “source of hard currency” for Afghanistans neighbor Iran, helping the Islamic Republic weather the storm during the U.S.-backed economic sanctions, according to an American watchdog agency.
A week before the scheduled summit meeting between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, their respective nations established a hotline allowing direct communication between the two leaders. It is the first time the leaders of the two Koreas have been able to communicate directly with each other.
Chinas Communist Party ruler Xi Jinping, meeting with high-level officials on Tuesday, celebrated advances to his totalitarian regimes ambitions to keep political opponents silenced in the name of “national security.”
Contents: Cubas new president Miguel Díaz-Canel makes delusional promise to continue Socialist revolution; The Socialist delusion in Cuba; Cubas faltering economy and the dual currency problem
On four separate occasions, ex-FBI Director James Comey vouched to President Trump for the alleged integrity and professionalism of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to Comeys newly-released personal memos.
The Syrian regime remains able to conduct chemical attacks, though only at a limited level, the Pentagon said Thursday following last weeks international cruise missile strikes on chemical targets.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka announced Friday it would establish new police posts and step up patrols at popular resorts after a spate of sexual attacks and violence targeting foreign tourists.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday at least six countries were in talks with Israel to move their embassies to Jerusalem. He implored countries to follow the United States and Guatemala in making the move, saying it would advance peace efforts, and promised “preferential treatment” to the first ten embassies relocated to Israels capital.
Australia has a “perfect right” to sail naval assets through the South China Sea and a recent robust exchange in the disputed waters is symbolic of that fact, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.
Black Swan star Natalie Portman has canceled her upcoming trip to Israel and rejected the chance to attend an acceptance ceremony hosted by the Genesis Prize Foundation.
A submarine long theorized to have transported Nazi officials to South America has finally been found — sunken near Denmark.
The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), in a piece published Thursday, condemned United States-led attacks on the Islamic State in the city of Raqqa that took place nearly one year ago, arguing that Americas intention to remove the terrorist group was a “lie.”
The U.S. State Department said on Thursday that it has “credible information” Russia and Syria are working together to keep inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) from visiting the site of the alleged chemical attack in Douma.
A study commissioned by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission warns that the U.S. federal government is highly vulnerable to espionage or cyber attack due to its dependence on Chinese electronics and computer software.
Two Chinese H-6K bombers flew around Taiwan on Wednesday afternoon in what the Chinese military described as a “sacred mission” to defend the “beautiful rivers and mountains of the motherland.” Taiwan saw things very differently, denouncing Chinese “military intimidation.”
Kurdish forces in Syria announced this week that they have captured a Syrian-born German jihadist linked to 9/11 ringleader Mohamed Atta and other terrorists, Mohammed Haydar Zammar.
Around 2,000 people from the Christian ethnic Kachin community are in need of urgent medical attention after fleeing to the jungle in order to escape clashes between Kachin guerrillas and Myanmars security forces.
The potential absence of former Gen. Khalifa Haftar, a military strongman who leads the prominent Libyan National Army (LNA), could create a power vacuum and fuel the chaotic conditions that have allowed jihadist groups to remain active in the North African country, according to several experts.
A jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda has capitalized on the international troops near single-minded focus to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) to consolidate its power in northwestern Syria and surface as the last major terrorist group standing in the war-ravaged country.
Liviu Dragna, a member of the Romanian ruling party, confirmed in an interview with the Romanian TV channel ANTENA 3 on Thursday night that his country would transfer its embassy to Jerusalem. He clarified that the decision was made Wednesday night.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Islamist ruling party of Turkey has established a policy of persecuting indigenous Christian, Yazidi, and Jewish communities in the country, an expert on Turkish minority groups declared on Wednesday.
President Lenin Moreno of Ecuador abruptly announced in an interview Wednesday that his country would cease participating in peace talks between Colombia and the communist guerrilla National Liberation Army (ELN).
Michael Malice, author of Dear Reader: The Unauthorized Autobiography of Kim Jong-il, discussed President Donald Trumps North Korea strategy with SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak during Wednesdays Breitbart News Tonight. Malice described the presidents dual “madman” and “good cop, bad cop” approach as offering “reasons to hope” for human rights improvements in the totalitarian state.
At a joint news conference with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said the United States is “fighting very diligently” to secure the freedom of three Americans held by North Korea.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea has dropped its long-standing demand for American forces to withdraw completely from the Korean peninsula as a condition for denuclearization.
Saudi Arabia opened its first movie theater on Wednesday in a historic launch at the King Abdullah Financial District in Riyadh, bringing an end to a 35-year ban on cinemas over fears that they distort Islamic morality.
Turkeys Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP) announced on Wednesday that it would hold snap parliamentary elections on June 24, expected to reinforce President Recep Tayyip Erdogans control of national policy.
The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) remains a “potent” menace in Libya more than a year after U.S.-backed local forces pushed the group out of former stronghold Sirte, experts told a House panel.
In his debut speech as the “President” of Cuba on Thursday, Miguel Díaz-Canel, billed as Raúl Castros hand-picked successor, made abundantly clear that Castro would continue to govern the country, telling the National Assembly that Castro “will preside over all major decisions for the present and future of the nation.”
Inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) “arrived” in Douma, Syria, on Tuesday, but they were not able to enter the town and examine the sites where the Syrian government allegedly deployed chemical weapons.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) joined SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Mondays Breitbart News Tonight, saying WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was previously prepared to provide him with “physical proof” that WikiLeaks source for Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails was not the Russian government.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed a terrorist immediately upon his release from a 20-year sentence in Israel prison for murder, in an hour-long meeting that focused on Palestinian prisoners.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a fiery address at a torch-lighting ceremony marking Israels 70th Independence Day, declared that the Jewish state is becoming a “world power” and said its light will overcome its enemies “darkness.”
Contents: Al-Qaeda linked JNIM attacks two peacekeeper camps in Timbuktu, Mali; Canada debates whether theres any point to a peacekeeping force; Thousands of Mali refugees flee into Burkina Faso to escape ethnic violence
TEHRAN, Iran — An earthquake of at least magnitude 5.5 struck in southern Iran near the countrys sole nuclear power plant on Thursday morning, shaking countries across the Persian Gulf. There was no immediate report of damage or injuries.