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he US has imposed a few new rounds of sanctions over efforts by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) to install an all-powerful new Constituent Assembly. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)

US slaps new sanctions on Venezuela

By Agence France-Presse The United States imposed new sanctions on crisis-hit Venezuela on Wednesday, targeting members of a controversial,all-powerful, loyalist assembly installed last week to…

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has been leading the charge at the UN Security Council for tougher sanctions against North Korea (AFP Photo/Jewel SAMAD / MANILA BULLETIN)

UN to vote on tougher North Korea sanctions

By Agence France-Presse The UN Security Council will vote Saturday on a US-drafted resolution toughening sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said Friday, a proposed ban…