US puts Venezuelan intel officials on sanctions blacklist Jul 21, 2019 0 997 12345 Washington: The US Treasury placed four senior Venezuelan military intelligence officials on its sanctions blacklist on Friday, tying them to the death in custody of a navy captain who was allegedly tortured.Division General Rafael Ramon Blanco Marrero, Colonel Hannover Esteban Guerrero Mijares, Major Alexander Enrique Granko Arteaga and Colonel Rafael Antonio Franco Quintero are officials of the General Directorate of Military Counterintelligence (DGCIM), which was sanctioned as an entity on July 11. (AFP) POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Trump hits out at May, praises incoming British PM Johnson Jul 21, 2019 0 208 Thousands gather in German city to protest far-right rally Jul 21, 2019 0 177 Kosovo’s PM resigns after being called to Hague war crimes court Jul 21, 2019 0 160 US, Italian, Russian astronauts blast off for ISS AFP Baikonur, Kazakhstan US, Italian and Russian astronauts blasted into space on Saturday, headed for the International Space Station, in a launch coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. .. Three dead as small plane crashes into building in Germany Stuttgart: Three people were killed on Saturday when a small plane crashed into a building in south-western Germany, police said. The plane went down in the town of Bruchsal, about 70 kilometres north-west of the city of .. Flights grounded as Mount Etna erupts on Italian island of Sicily Rome: Flights were temporarily grounded overnight to Saturday on the Italian island of Sicily after a volcanic eruption at Mount Etna. The volcano began erupting late Friday evening, the Italian Institute for .. US enduring extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar AFP Washington The United States is sweating through a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington bracing for temperatures close to or exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 .. US offers $7 mn to find Hezbollah agent wanted for Argentina deadly attack AFP Buenos Aires The United States on Friday offered a $7 million reward to find a Hezbollah operative accused of masterminding a deadly 1994 attack on a Jewish center in Buenos Aires, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ..