Brussels lockdown ends but manhunt goes on BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The Brussels metro and schools reopened on Wednesday as the Belgian capital edged back to normal after a four-day security lockdown but the hunt went on for militants police fear may mount a Paris-style mass attack.
Venezuela's No. 2 chides new Argentina leader for 'offense' CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's second most powerful official rebuked Argentine President-Elect Mauricio Macri on Wednesday for "offending" a brother nation by calling for his country's suspension from a regional trade bloc over rights accusations.
Venezuela opposition activist shot dead, party says CARACAS (Reuters) - A local Venezuelan opposition leader was shot dead during a public meeting on Wednesday, his party said, days before a legislative election that is raising tensions around the politically polarized nation.
Thai graft, royal insult cases threaten to embroil junta BANGKOK (Reuters) - Accusations of corruption involving a park built to honor Thailand's revered monarchy are threatening to damage an anti-graft drive by the ruling junta, which seized power last year vowing to clean up government and protect royal prestige.