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US President Joe Biden is shown standing at a podium and speaking into a microphone with his hands raised slightly.

Biden defends Afghanistan exit, praises Kabul airlift

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Top of The World: US President Joe Biden called the airlift of more than 120,000 Americans, allies and Afghans an “extraordinary success.” And, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will meet with Biden in Washington DC on Wednesday, in what has been described as a show of renewed support for Ukraine’s sovereignty. Also, opposition parties in Venezuela announced in a strategy shift, that they will participate in the November local and regional elections.

A Taliban fighter stands guard over surrendered Afghan security members forces

Taliban takes over half of Afghanistan’s provincial capitals

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A soldier is shown wearing a face mask and a military uniform while standing in front of a wall painted with the eyes of the late President Hugo Chávez.

Venezuela’s Maduro claims sweep of boycotted election

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is shown speaking with his right hand rised.

Experts cite ‘crimes against humanity’ in Maduro’s Venezuela

Conflict & Justice
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is shown removing a white protective face mask and wearing a blue suit with the Japanese flag in the distance.

World leaders push for drugs, vaccines to fight coronavirus; Maduro detains Americans; How are people coping with ‘skin hunger’?

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Venezuelan military defectors struggle to get by while Maduro holds onto power


A year has passed since 1,400 soldiers defected from Venezuela’s military hoping for the ouster of President Nicolás Maduro. But Maduro is still firmly in control and some soldiers feel they gambled their careers away while they struggle to get by in neighboring Colombia.

US President Donald Trump is shown standing at a podium at the center of a joint session of Congress.

In political speech to Congress, Trump makes case for re-election

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In the annual State of the Union speech, US President Donald Trump touted the economy and promised to lower health costs for Americans while slamming Democratic plans he argued would bankrupt the country and cut benefits in a largely political address to Congress.

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From Colombia, Venezuelan defectors arm themselves to ‘liberate’ their homeland


Dubbing their planned offensive “Operation Venezuela,” ex-army sergeant Eddier Rodríguez said there were around 150 men ready to take part with his group.

Lawmaker Richard Blanco is shown with his right hand rised and finger pointed up while giveing a speech.

Venezuelan lawmakers seek refuge in embassies after crackdown on Guaidó allies


Two Venezuelan lawmakers sought refuge at foreign embassies in Caracas on Thursday, as the government of President Nicolás Maduro cracked down on allies of opposition leader Juan Guaidó who supported his attempted uprising last week.

Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo López is shown in a crowd of people speaking into several microphones.

Venezuela opposition figure, facing arrest warrant, says he met with generals

Global Politics

Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, evading arrest in a Spanish diplomatic residence, on Thursday disclosed he met with senior military officials before a failed uprising against President Nicolás Maduro this week.