Six men suspected of stealing a dangerous radioactive cargo from a truck outside Mexico City have been treated in a hospital for signs of radiation exposure
10:19, 07 December 2013 Saturday
Maduro said he had proof that a power cut was caused by saboteurs aiming to throw the country into chaos.
Clashes between native tribes and local farmers over land are becoming more and more common.
Troops have been deployed in Brazil to prevent clashes between local famers and the native Terena people.
One person has been killed in an attack by Houthi rebels in Dammaj.
About 30 Haitian migrants are believed to have died when their overcrowded wooden sailboat ran aground in the Atlantic Ocean and capsized
Panamanian officials have said the 32 appeared to be ignorant of what was in the cargo.
Recent Dominican court ruling potentially strips citizenship from more than 200,000 Haitian migrants, many of whom were born on Dominican soil.
Construction workers had been racing to finish the stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city, prior to a December deadline imposed by world soccer body FIFA.
Fifteen people were killed in a suicide bomb attack in a suburb west of Damascus.
Mexico has suffered from a wave of drug-related violence, with about 1,000 people a month dying in gangland killings.
Two countries try to resolve a thorny immigration dispute triggered by a Dominican court ruling stripping citizenship from hundreds of thousands of people of Haitian descent
Bachelet, seeking her second term as president, fell just short of the 50 percent she needed for an outright first-round victory.
The eight dead included men, women and children, national Reforma newspaper said, citing a state official.
The seven bodies, all men, were found in five graves, magazine El Proceso said on its website.
The center-left Bachelet has promised to narrow the income inequality, to upend a constitution that dates back to Augusto Pinochet's 17-year dictatorship.
Brazil's Supreme Court ordered former leaders of the ruling Workers' Party to begin serving sentences following landmark convictions over a congressional vote-buying scheme
Venezuela's National Assembly is paving the way to allow President Nicolas Maduro to exercise special powers.
The Brazilian government has confirmed a spike in the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.
The exhumation is part of an effort by Brazil's leftist government to answer unresolved questions about murders, kidnappings and other human rights abuses during the dictatorship
Bulgaria's new practice is prevention of all illegal immigration from now on, says Bulgarian Secretary General of Interior Ministry Lazarov.