Margaret Thatcher received a ceremonial funeral with full military honors. Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron led the British mourners. Dick Cheney, George Schultz and Henry Kissinger also attended from the American delegation.
In an interview, he says Western nations are employing thieves, mercenaries in Syria. He said they will pay a "heavy price" for backing rebels.
Hugo Chavez' hand-picked successor, Nicolas Maduro says the election was fair and constitutional. Election authorities proclaim him president-elect, despite calls for a recount. The opposition candidate calls for Venezuelans to protest.
As North Korea prepares a potential missile test and issues threats almost daily, the Obama administration on Saturday looked again for China to force its unruly neighbor to stand down.