Brussels meeting slams violence after medicine store torched
Tuesday 16th May 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
GREEK trade unions have called a general strike for tomorrow as parliament considers European Union-dictated cuts stretching into the next decade.
MPs began a four-day debate yesterday on whether to submit to the latest round of Brussels austerity demands in return for the banking...
Closed-doors deal is a ‘threat to workers’ rights’
Saturday 13th May 2017
THE Syrian army launched an offensive yesterday to lift the Isis siege of the eastern city of Deir Ezzor.
The army’s 5th Legion and Tiger Forces broke through Isis lines east of Palmyra and pushed on towards Arak along the road to Deir Ezzor.
Isis seized control of Deir...
VENEZUELA’S opposition denied fomenting a violent coup on Thursday — even as a woman was injured by petrol-bomb-throwing militants and a university campus was smashed.
Tachira Governor Jose Gregorio Vielma said rioters threw petrol bombs at a minibus in the state capital...
Lavrov pleased with discussion largely dominated by Middle East violence
Friday 12th May 2017
VENEZUELA condemned yesterday the latest attacks from Washington amid deadly putschist riots.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez issued an early morning statement in response to acting US Assistant Secretary of State Francisco Palmieri’s comments on Wednesday at the 47...
THE Saudi-led invasion coalition in Yemen faced a major rift yesterday after the sacked governor of Aden declared a separatist government.
Major General Aidarous alZubaidi announced the formation of a new “transitional political council of the south.”
BRAZIL’S former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva slammed yesterday the two-year corruption probe against him — saying it had found “nothing.”
Workers’ Party (PT) founder Mr da Silva spoke to a rally of supporters in the south-eastern city of Curitiba on...
Sweeney cornered over anti-Erdogan articles
Thursday 11th May 2017