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Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) Takes Heat for Venezuela Bond Deal

Maduro's adversaries have for two months been blocking highways and setting up barricades in protests demanding he call early elections and address an increasingly severe economic crisis that has left millions struggling to get enough to eat.



British Airways Grounds Flights Following Global IT Problems

The airline's phone systems and website were also down and many flights to London were also delayed or canceled. BA said it was trying to restore operations on Sunday, although some disruption to services would continue. BA cancelled all its flights out of Heathrow and Gatwick on Saturday after the IT failure, which shut down all of the carrier's check-in and operational systems and affected call centres and its website.



Trump to keep United States embassy in Tel Aviv - for now

President Trump acted correctly by resisting the temptation to make good on his past populist statements . "Netanyahu himself feels that he has to publicly declare he wants the embassy to be moved", Thrall said . During his 2016 electoral campaign, Trump signed a pro-Israel pledge initiated by the Christian Zionist organizations, the American Christian Leaders for Israel (ACLI) and the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), calling for, among other things, the embassy to be ...


Trivandrum: Petrol bomb hurled at BJP office

Trivandrum: Petrol bomb hurled at BJP office

The BJP office in the state capital was attacked hours after some people tried to manhandle CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury at the AKG Bhavan in Delhi on Wednesday. The attack took place around 9.15 p.m. According to the party, ruling CPM was responsible for the attack, responding to the attack on the CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury by right-wing activists.


Qatar must 'change policies' - Saudi foreign minister

Qatar must 'change policies' - Saudi foreign minister

UAE airlines Etihad and Emirates said all travellers holding Qatari passports were now prohibited from travelling to or transiting through the emirates. Saudi Arabia is also a known backer of overseas religious organizations that espouse an extreme, ultraconservative version of Sunni Islam - including many groups in the United Kingdom and the European Union, which have been rocked by a string of ideologically-inspired terror attacks.


Theresa May regretting election call now, Nicola Sturgeon claims

Theresa May regretting election call now, Nicola Sturgeon claims

He said: "I do not see the urgency or the need for an independence referendum ". "If somebody holds that view on the question of independence, I'm not going to try to shut down the debate". The claim could prove damaging to the Scottish Labour leader when voters go to the ballot box on Thursday, as she has built her party's campaign on strongly opposing a second referendum on the issue.