BRAZIL’S coalition government disintegrated over the weekend in the wake of bribery allegations against unelected president Michel Temer.
The third-largest party in Brazil’s congress, the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), called an emergency meeting yesterday to...
Monday 22nd May 2017
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President Maduro slams paramilitary attack on army barracks
Saturday 20th May 2017
DAMASCUS and Moscow condemned Thursday night’s US air strike on Syrian troops yesterday, calling it “state terrorism.”
Lebanon’s al-Masdar News website reported that six Syrian troops had been killed in the attack, while two tanks and an anti-aircraft vehicle...
Death cult storms village, beheads children
Friday 19th May 2017
WASHINGTON failed to win support for United Nations intervention in Venezuela’s crisis on Wednesday as thousands of troops were deployed against anti-government rioters.
US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called the security council meeting to discuss the political confrontation...
SOUTH KOREAN President Moon Jae In vowed yesterday to reopen the probe into a 1980 massacre of pro-democracy protesters.
Mr Moon made the pledge at an anniversary commemoration in Gwanju, where hundreds were killed in a crackdown by the military dictatorship.
He was the first...
Workers rally against EU-demanded austerity
Thursday 18th May 2017
RIGHT-WING rioting in Venezuela has left four more people dead, authorities said on Tuesday — making the current unrest about as bloody as 2014’s year of violence.
On Monday, Diego Hernandez and 18-year-old Luis Alviarez were killed in Tachira state and Yeison Mora, 17,...
WIKILEAKS whistleblower Chelsea Manning and Puerto Rican independence leader Oscar Lopez were freed from US imprisonment yesterday.
Both political prisoners had their sentences commuted by outgoing president Barack Obama in his final weeks in office.
Ms Manning, formerly known...
TURKISH presidential bodyguards violently attacked pro-Kurdish protesters in Washington on Tuesday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Donald Trump.
Demonstrators rallied outside the Turkish embassy in the afternoon, some carrying flags of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic...