Venezuelan lawmakers opposed to President Nicolás Maduro have called off an attempt to hold a session in the national congress building, saying they wanted to avoid clashes with security forces and armed government supporters blocking entry
The dispute comes amid tensions between Stockholm and Beijing about the unexplained detention of a Swedish bookseller, anger in China at a “racist” TV skit on Swedish television about Chinese tourists, and continued threats of retaliation.
Iran has acknowledged that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian jetliner that crashed after taking off from Tehran’s main airport earlier this month, killing all 176 people on board
For decades it vanished from practically all writing and speech, except in Buddhist monasteries and among intellectuals. To this day, the words “France” and “America” are officially pronounced “Falang” and “Amaylika.”