Trump kicks off presidential campaign with low-key events

Former US president Donald Trump speaks at a 2024 election campaign event in Columbia, South Carolina, on Jan 28, 2023. Trump hits the campaign trail Saturday for the first time in a third bid for the US presidency overshadowed by intensifying criminal investigations and a firestorm of political controversy. The twice-impeached Republican, whose party lost […]

Greek govt survives motion of censure over wiretapping affair

Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis speaks during a parliament debate in Athens, Aug 26, 2020. (PHOTO / AP) ATHENS – A motion of censure against the Greek government over allegations of extensive wiretapping was outvoted on Friday, Greek national broadcaster ERT has reported. The motion was tabled by the main opposition party, SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, over […]

Mexico finds over 50 kids from Guatemala in migrant truck

In this file photograph dated Aug 26, 2021, unaccompanied Guatemalan children who were deported by plane from Mexico arrive at La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City. (PHOTO / AP) MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities on Thursday stopped a crowded truck transporting nearly 70 migrants from Guatemala, mostly unaccompanied children, the country's National Institute of […]

Peru recalls envoy to Honduras for ‘unacceptable interference’

Peru's President Dina Boluarte gives a press conference with foreign media at the government palace in Lima, Peru, Jan 24, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) Peru withdrew its ambassador to Honduras, Jorge Raffo, due to Honduras' "unacceptable interference" in the internal affairs of Peru, the South American nation's foreign ministry said on Thursday. The step is […]