Leaders from the bolivarian alliance of AOUR AMERICAS called on the Obama administration to revoke its declaration of Venezuela as a threat to U.S. national security. The organization of American States will meet to elect a new general secretary. Israel’s ruling likud party has won the country’s legislative elections. Syria’s government says it has downed a U.S. spy drone. In Germany, thousands of protestors clashed with police at inauguration of the european central bank’s new headquarters.