Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro said on Monday night that the move by interim President Juan Guaido of extending the opposition-controlled National Assembly to extend its term into next was “criminal and unconstitutional” and called on the country’s regime-controlled justice tribunal to “do its work.”
Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has offered his sincere apologies after one of his aides was summarily indicted over a political funding scandal that was also reflected poorly on the current premier.
Afghan President Ghani on Tuesday condemned the killing of prominent photojournalist Rahmatullah Nikzad and ordered security authorities to do everything they could to investigate the crime and punish the perpetrators behind the unjust killing.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has publicly refused to take any COVID-19 vaccine, said during a Tuesday morning press conference in capital Brasilia that he didn’t think the world’s rush for a vaccine was justified because the pandemic is “finally coming to an end.”
US President-elect Joe Biden and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday afternoon committed to work on a humane strategy to regional migration by addressing its main causes in southern Mexico and Central America.
Dutch authorities announced that they will not prosecute Victor Gevers for hacking Donald Trump’s Twitter account last October.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday afternoon for his November 3rd election victory, accepting the defeat of political ally Donald Trump.
Pakistani President Arif Alvi signed a new anti-rape law on Dec. 15 that will speed up rape trials, use chemical castration as punishment for serial rapists, and could imprison officers negligent in investigating rape cases.
Eswatini Prime Minister, Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini has died one month after contracting COVID-19.
A judicial investigator in Lebanon has filed charges against Acting Prime Minister Hassan Diab and three former ministers over the massive explosion at a port in Beirut last Aug. 24 that killed over 200 people.