Venezuela's last major opposition TV station is sold
New owners of Venezuela's Globovision are said to have ties to President Nicolas Maduro's government. Some fear that critical voices will lose an outlet. CARACAS, Venezuela — The sale of Globovision, Venezuela's last major television station critical of the government, raised concern Tuesday that no mass media platform may remain on which to challenge the Chavista administration of President Nicolas Maduro.
Obama says watchdog report's findings on IRS 'intolerable'
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called the findings in a government report about the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny intolerable and said he has directed his administration to hold those responsible for the agency's actions accountable.
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Preparing for Watershed Elections in Pakistan
The general election, scheduled for Saturday, will signify the first time that a civilian government has served a full term and handed power to another elected administration.
White House Sticks to Cautious Path on Syria
The administration cast doubt on a United Nations official’s assertion that the Syrian rebels, not President Bashar al-Assad’s government, had used nerve gas.
Gunmen surround Libyan foreign ministry to push demands
TRIPOLI - Gunmen surrounded Libya's foreign ministry on Sunday to push demands that officials who had worked for deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi's government be banned from senior positions in the new administration.
Found 2 weeks ago on channel Reuters