AFP

Venezuela's military backs Nicolas Maduro, as standoff hardens with US

A furious Maduro on Wednesday issued US diplomats a 72-hour deadline to leave the country, and on Thursday said he was recalling all Venezuelan diplomats from the United States.

25 Jan 2019

Massive power outage hits Panama days ahead of Pope Francis' visit

The water treatment plant serving Panama City was among those knocked out, the country's Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers said on Twitter.

21 Jan 2019

Hundreds of workers sacked after Bangladesh garment strikes

750 workers at various companies in the manufacturing hub of Ashulia had found notices hanging on factory gates informing them of their dismissal along with photos of their faces.

16 Jan 2019