But Pentagon denies involvement in abuse at secret jails
Friday 23rd Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
A SOUTH AFRICAN court ruled yesterday that a no-confidence ballot in President Jacob Zuma can be held in secret — but it’s up to the speaker to decide.
The Constitutional Court in Johannesburg ruled against a bid by several opposition parties to force parliamentary speaker...
THE US will take back the arms it has given Kurdish separatists once they take the Syrian Isis stronghold of Raqqa, according to a Turkish Defence Ministry statement yesterday.
It said Defence Minister Fikri Isik had received the assurances in a letter from his US counterpart James...
FORMER Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez launched a new electoral coalition at a huge rally in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.
The leftwinger, whose late husband Nestor Kerchner was president before her, vowed that the new Citizens’ Unity front would put a “brake on...
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
Top prosecutor angry at apartheid-era bailout
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
US invaders respond to Taliban recovery
Saturday 17th Jun 2017
RUSSIA claimed yesterday that it may have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in an air raid in Syria last month.
A Russian Defence Ministry statement said it had information suggesting Mr Baghdadi had attended a meeting with 30 Isis leaders near the death cult’s de-facto...
Activists condemn renewed restrictions as a ‘major setback’
Legal attack foiled – but opposition strike starts
Wednesday 14th Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in Britain
SYRIA’S army made lightning advances against Isis yesterday, threatening to leapfrog the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) south of Raqqa.
Troops pushed 15 miles south-east from recently taken areas on the Euphrates river to Bir Nabaj and reached the Ithriyah...