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Day: April 18, 2013

Guatemala Recognizes ‘Free, Sovereign Palestine’

Guatemala has recognized “Palestine” as a sovereign state, claiming such a move will help foster peace in the Middle East, the president’s office announced on Tuesday, April 9th. Guatemala “has decided to join the vast majority of Latin American and…

Russia Bans 18 US Citizens

Russia has released a list of 18 Americans banned from Russian soil in response to a similar move by the U.S. a day earlier when Washington released a list of banned Russians. Officials in Moscow say the U.S. had dealt…

British Scientists: Chemical Weapons Used in Syria

A British newspaper reports that British military scientists have found forensic evidence that chemical weapons were used in the conflict in Syria. The Times of London newspaper quoted unnamed defense sources on Saturday, April 13, as saying a soil sample…

Venezuelan Opposition Candidate Rejects Maduro Victory

Venezuela’s Electoral Council has declared Nicolas Maduro the winner of the nation’s presidential election by a slim margin. But opposition candidate Henrique Capriles is demanding a recount. National Electoral Council President Tibisay Lucena announced Maduro’s victory late Sunday with 50.7…

Egypt Keeping Gaza Peace with Israel

Egypt is largely responsible for helping to maintain the cease fire between Israel and Hamas terrorist-run Gaza, says an expert at Bar Ilan University’s Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies. Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been a very active advocate of…