Venezuela rifts grow as protests persist

With peace talks in tatters, Venezuelans are deeply divided over the future of their country. Four months after the start of street protests against President Nicolas Maduro’s government began, Venezuelans...

Police clash with journalists in Kashmir

On the eve of World Press Freedom Day, more than a dozen journalists were harassed by rock-throwing police while covering demonstrations in India’s disputed Kashmir region, local news reported. The...

Sochi Olympics: Russia gets gold in spending

Seven years ago, when the Russian city of Sochi won the bidding for the 2014 Winter Olympics , few would have predicted the cost of the hosting the games equal the gross domestic product of Guatemala. At...