INSURGENTS occupying the east of Syria’s second city Aleppo shelled a Russian field hospital yesterday, killing two medical staff.
One female nurse was killed as shells destroyed the tent hospital set up to help refugees fleeing the militants, while a doctor died of her wounds...
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
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SYRIAN government troops advanced deep into east Aleppo yesterday, routing Western-backed insurgents and driving them out of several key districts.
After liberating a swathe of territory west of the international airport on Saturday, paving the way for it to reopen, the army broke...
Far-right billionaire picks ex-general to be defense secretary
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016
TURKISH prosecutors asked a criminal court yesterday to drop charges against Israeli military and spy chiefs over the deadly 2010 attack on a cruise ship carrying aid to the beseiged Gaza Strip.
The charges were dropped as Turkey and Israel restored diplomatic relations for the first...
Christian and Muslim leaders meet MPs and senators
Friday 2nd Dec 2016
RUSSIA and Turkey’s foreign ministers said yesterday they were working towards a ceasefire in Syria, amid reports of secret talks with extremists.
The Financial Times reported yesterday that Turkey was mediating talks in Ankara between Moscow and groups including the notorious...
COLOMBIANS celebrated “D-Day” for peace yesterday after congress backed a revised peace accord with communist rebels.
The lower house unanimously approved the treaty with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) on Wednesday, ending months of uncertainty over a...
Castro’s Caravan of Liberty sets off
Thursday 1st Dec 2016