President Hugo Chavez, who died on March 5, 2013 of cancer at age 58, marked forever the history of Venezuela and Latin America.
NBC News' Richard Engel talks to Gianluigi Nuzzi, one of Italy's top investigative journalists, about the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Nuzzi's interviews with Benedict's whistleblower butler led to the Vatileaks scandal. Nuzzi and others allege
From Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Oscar-winner Sean Penn, an eclectic mix of mourners bid farewell to Venezuela's Hugo Chavez at a state funeral for the charismatic but divisive leader who changed the face of South American politics.
Pyongyang announced Friday that it is nullifying non-aggression pacts with South Korea and cutting the hotline with its neighbor.
The feisty colonel could not resist relentlessly criticizing the United States and its allies, daring to denounce the Yankee "Empire" – which is not supposed to exist. Chavez voiced the endemic anti-Americanism found across Latin America that continu
The State Department lifted a kidnapping alert for U.S. citizens traveling to Peru's awesome Machu Picchu ruins and the surrounding Cusco region after a review of the threat, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez will be embalmed and put on display "for eternity" at a military museum after a state funeral and an extended period of lying in state, acting President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday.
Now that Hugo Chávez is out of the way in Venezuela, the banksters are free to move forward with the effort to loot and pillage the oil-rich nation.
The provocative statement comes weeks after the country conducted underground nuclear tests which caused a massive earthquake. America’s west coast cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco are feared to be in Kim’s sights.
North Korea on Thursday vowed to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours ahead of a vote by UN diplomats on whether to level new sanctions against Pyongyang for its recent nuclear test.
Even in death, Hugo Chavez's orders are being followed. The man he anointed to succeed him, Vice President Nicolas Maduro, will continue to run Venezuela as interim president and be the governing socialists' candidate in an election to be called with
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who went from a young conspiratorial soldier who dreamed of revolution to the fiery anti-U.S. leader of one of the world’s great oil powers, died March 5 in Caracas of complications from an unspecified cancer in his
An American couple that went missing on a bike trek through Peru has been spotted "safe and sound," the South American country's top tourism official said Tuesday.
The Ecuadorian authorities have extradited Russian citizen Maxim Myasnikov, who was wanted by Interpol, to his homeland.
Jacek Spendel (from Katowice, Poland) with friends David and Jacob (from Poland) come in studio to talk about their travels in the U.S., Liberty, the Ron Paul Revolution Movement in Poland, and parallels/differences between our countries.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez in an open letter has urged countries of the South American and African continents to unite into a “true pole of power”, while railing against recent Western interventions in Africa.
PRESIDENT Rafael Correa and his party Alianza País obtained a resounding victory in Ecuador’s February 17 general elections, leaving the right-wing opposition and fragmented small groups far behind at the polls.
Morgan Stanley bills this weekend's Italian elections as a "crucial risk event."
The oil and gas game can be a tricky one for junior companies, but if played right the pay-off can be massive. At a time when juniors are risking a lot in volatile venues in the Middle East and Africa
Italy goes to the polls Sunday to select a new government.
The southern Indian city of Hyderabad has been hit by twin bomb blasts in a bus station and a cinema, the BBC reports.
Bulgaria's government resigned on Wednesday after mass protests against high power prices and falling living standards, joining a long list of European administrations felled by austerity during four years of debt crisis.
First it was Ireland, then the entire UK, then Germany, and gradually it spread to all of Europe (except for France of course, where it was always a delicacy).
Heavily armed robbers made off with $50 million worth of diamonds in a massive heist at Brussels airport, the global dealers syndicate in Antwerp told AFP on Tuesday.
A recent report into the Fukushima Nuclear disaster of 2011 has shown that more than forty percent of children have thyroid abnormalities. The Tenth Report of the Fukushima Prefecture Health Management Survey, released earlier this week, with dat
A cruise ship disabled for five nightmarish days in the Gulf limped under tow into port with more than 4,000 people aboard late Thursday, passengers raucously cheering the end to an ocean odyssey they say was marked by overflowing toilets, food short
The United Nations Security Council is holding an emergency meeting after North Korea conducted its third-ever nuclear test in defiance of U.N. orders.
A 43-year-old man has committed suicide by setting himself on fire in front of a French employment agency in the city of Nantes.
In a short 5 years, North Korea has increased the yield of it's nuclear weapons 10-fold.
Tunisia braced for clashes on Friday, with the capital shut down by a general strike and the army deployed for the funeral of a slain opposition leader expected to draw tens of thousands of mourners, and potentially many more.