International articles

Bulgarians jailed for baby sale in Greece

Two Bulgarian men were jailed on Friday for 10 years and a woman for six years for trafficking two pregnant women to sell their babies in neighbouring Greece.

Venezuela opposition rallies for jailed members

Opponents of Venezuela’s leftist government marched towards jails on Friday demanding the release of opposition leaders they say are being unjustly held as political prisoners in the country’s deadly crisis.

UK ‘steadfast’ on N.Korea, May tells Japan’s Abe

British Prime Minister Theresa May assured Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe on Friday that the UK remains “steadfast” in its condemnation of North Korea as the two met at her country residence of Chequers.

Negotiations on N. Korea are ‘only right choice’: China

Stressing the need to avoid “chaos” on the Korean peninsula, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said dialogue and negotiations were “the only right choice” to address the threat from North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.

US House passes one-week stopgap to avoid govt shutdown

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a stopgap spending bill Friday, sending it to the Senate, which will would need to pass it ahead of a midnight deadline to avert a US government shutdown.