Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez talks to the media, accompanied ...
Feb 25th, 2012
(Reuters) - Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez talks to the media, accompanied by his daughters Ines (L) and Maria (R) before his departure to Cuba, in Caracas February 24, 2012. Rallying supporters with folk tunes and jokes, Chavez bade an emotional farewell while supporters prayed for him around Venezuela ahead of Friday's planned departure for cancer surgery in Cuba. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS) -
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has started looking into resuming inter-governmental talks with North Korea after a surprise visit to Pyongyang by an aide to Japan's prime minister, the Asahi Shimbun and other newspapers said on Wednesday. Such talks, intended to discuss North Korea's abduction of Japanese citizens decades ago and other issues, w... [Full Article]