U.S. drone kills 5 suspected al-Qaeda members in Yemen

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone fired at a vehicle in northern Yemen on Sunday, killing a man described as a high-ranking al-Qaeda member and at least four other suspected militants, Yemeni security officials said Monday. It follows [...]

Venezuela: At least 7 killed in post-election protests

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people died during protests against newly elected president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, officials said Tuesday. Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega confirmed on Tuesday that seven people [...]

Health of Venezuela’s Chavez deteriorates with severe respiratory infection

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) --Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's health condition is continuing to worsen with the discovery of a new and severe respiratory infection, causing the cancer-stricken leader's breathing to deteriorate, the government [...]

Venezuelan VP says Hugo Chavez undergoing new chemotherapy treatments

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolas Maduro said the country's leader, Hugo Chavez, has begun further chemotherapy sessions. Following a Mass held to pray and support Chavez's health condition on Friday night, [...]

U.S. drone targets truck in central Yemen, killing 3 people

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone fired at a truck in central Yemen on late Saturday evening, killing three people who were identified as al-Qaeda members, Yemeni officials said on Monday. A local news report claimed the fatalities were [...]

Obama, Romney to meet for lunch at White House on Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will host former Republican challenger Mitt Romney for a private lunch at the White House on Thursday afternoon, marking their first meeting since Obama defeated him in the presidential [...]

U.S. economy adds 171,000 new jobs in October

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Employers in the United States added 171,000 jobs last month as more people began looking for new jobs, causing the unemployment rate to edge up by a tenth of a percentage point, the U.S. Labor Department (DOL) [...]

Poll shows 90 percent of Europeans would vote for Obama

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- More than 90 percent of Europeans would vote for President Barack Obama if they were able to vote in Tuesday's presidential election in the United States, effectively overshadowing Republican challenger Mitt Romney, [...]

Majority of Americans believe Obama will win election

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Although polls continue to indicate that the U.S. presidential election is virtually tied, a majority of American voters believe incumbent President Barack Obama will win Tuesday's election, according to a Gallup [...]

Afghanistan presidential election to be held in April 2014

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghanistan will hold presidential and provincial elections in April 2014, just several months before all remaining foreign combat troops are due to leave the war-torn country, the Independent Election Commission [...]