Venezuela blackout caused by ‘US attack’, defence minister claims

Two-day power cut is worst in countrys recent history and Vladimir Padrino Lpez says: This is an aggression designed to destabilise Venezuelas defense minister has accused the United States of masterminding a televised address from the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Vladimir Padrino Lpez claimed the North American empire was behind a criminal aggression designed to disrupt and attack Nicols Maduros beleaguered administration. Nearly all of Venezuelas 23 states were cast into darkness on Thursday afternoon after insisted Maduros officials and the armed forces were fighting back. We are here to transmit a message of peace to all of the Venezuelan people all is calm. Earlier, the vice-president, Delcy Rodrguez, denounced the incident which experts attribute to mismanagement, corruption and …

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is not a state of all its citizens

PM has been accused of demonising Israeli Arabs in lead-up to April election Benjamin Netanyahu has said Israel is not a state of all its citizens, in a reference to the countrys Arab population. In comments on Instagram, the prime minister went on to say all citizens, including Arabs, had equal rights, but he referred to a deeply controversial law passed last year declaring Israel the nation state of the Jewish people. Israel is not a state of all its citizens, he wrote in response to criticism from an Israeli actor, Rotem Sela. According to the basic nationality law we passed, Israel is the nation state of the Jewish people and only it. As you wrote, there is no problem …