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Venezuela detains 6, hunts more in drone attack on Maduro

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Caracas, Aug 6 (AP) - Investigators hunting for assailants behind a failed attempt to assassinate President Nico-las Maduro with explosives-laden drones have raided hotels and seized vehicles while grilling six suspects for details of the plot.
Venezuela's socialist government alleged Sunday that the detained suspects conspired with others in Miami and the capital of neighboring Colombia, though they offered no specific evidence. Opposition leaders criticized Maduro for broadly singling out...
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Vintage plane crashes in Swiss Alps, killing 20 on board

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Berlin, Aug 6 (AP) - Determining why a vintage plane crashed in the Swiss Alps will be challenging since the 79-year-old aircraft did not have black boxes and was traveling in an area without frequent radar readings when it plunged into a mountain, killing all 20 of the people on board...
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European allies uneasy as US restores Iran sanctions

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Washington, Aug 6 (AP) - As the Trump administration readies to re-impose sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord, America's European allies fear greater regional instability.
President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the landmark agreement, signed by the U.S. and five...
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1,000s of homes damaged in Indonesia earthquake

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Jakarta, Aug 6 (AP) - Thousands of homes were damaged by a powerful earthquake Sunday on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok.
National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said the death toll had risen to 82 with hundreds injured. Most of the deaths were caused by...
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Drone attack was attempt to kill him: Maduro

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Caracas, Aug 5 (AP) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro dodged an apparent assassination attempt when drones armed with explosives detonated while he was delivering a speech to hundreds of soldiers being broad-cast live on television, officials said.
Caught by surprise mid-speech, Maduro and...
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