U.S. threatens new sanctions on Venezuela if aid convoys blocked-official

The U.S. government could announce new sanctions to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as early as next week unless his military defies orders to block convoys of humanitarian aid planned for this weekend, a senior administration official said on Friday. … Continue reading U.S. threatens new sanctions on Venezuela if aid convoys blocked-official

North Korea's Kim shuffles nuclear talks team after defections, spying allegations

Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent defections and allegations of spying undermine the trust of leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean officials and experts say. … Continue reading North Korea's Kim shuffles nuclear talks team after defections, spying allegations