International criticism

SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

SANAA, Yemen  — Yemen’s Shiite rebels on Friday backed a U.N. call for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country’s north that killed dozens of people the previous day, including many children, in an attack that drew wide international criticism. Senior Yemeni rebel leader Mohammed Ali al-Houthi said on Twitter that the … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen | Yemen’s Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

International criticism of Venezuela’s election plans mount

CARACAS, Venezuela /January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — International pressure has been mounting on Venezuela over the government’s decision to push up presidential elections under conditions that opponents say overwhelmingly favor President Nicolas Maduro, who is so far the only candidate. Spain, a major trading partner with deep roots in Venezuela, became the latest government to … Continue reading International criticism of Venezuela’s election plans mount