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Venezuela Offers to Take in 20,000 Syrian Refugees

Venezuela is prepared to give asylum to 20,000 refugees from the conflict in Syria, President Nicolas Maduro said. The socialist leader's offer late on Monday came as Europe struggles to cope with record numbers of asylum seekers escaping conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. Their plight is capturing the attention of the world. "How many more Arabs must die before a great human conscience of peace is awakened?" Maduro said. "I want 20,000 Syrians to come...

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