Bombardier hit with sky-high tax after US rival Boeing complaint
Thursday 28th Sep 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
VENEZUELA’S right-wing opposition said yesterday that it had pulled out of talks with the government, even as the president said they were going ahead.
Hard-line factions of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition apparently won out as a spokesman said its delegation...
THOUSANDS walked out across South Africa yesterday in a general strike against job losses and corruption, including at the highest levels of government.
The strike, called by union federation Cosatu four weeks earlier, drew large crowds in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Limpopo...
Moscow denies attacks on US-backed fighters
Tuesday 26th Sep 2017
DONALD TRUMP issued a new travel ban yesterday, imposing an indefinite ban on almost all travel to the United States from seven countries.
It follows the US president’s March executive order, which expired on Sunday, which itself followed a January ban which was largely blocked...
TURKEY threatened military action and Iran closed its border with Iraqi Kurdistan yesterday as a controversial independence referendum went ahead in the region.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said: “At the request of the Iraqi government, we have closed our...
President offers fiery retort to rhetoric of racial supremacy
Thursday 21st Sep 2017
Defence minister assures delegates that no coup is coming
Wednesday 20th Sep 2017
THE imperialist war on Venezuela is being fought on the battleground of the media, Information Minister Ernesto Villegas said on Monday.
Speaking at a military ceremony in Caracas attended by international solidarity delegates, Mr Villegas said: “Today the war is fundamentally...
THE PRESIDENTS of Venezuela and Bolivia hailed the great show of solidarity from across the world at an international conference in Caracas on Sunday.
Bolivian President Evo Morales was the surprise guest on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s weekly TV programme, Sundays with...
Tuesday 19th Sep 2017