Left voices condemn destabilising Belfast gun attack on police
Tuesday 24th Jan 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
SYRIA peace talks in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana quickly turned stormy yesterday with the government and insurgents trading verbal blows.
Proceedings had started promisingly, with the opposition sitting down at the same table as the Syrian delegation, something they refused to do...
World erupts against right-wing populist billionaire’s inauguration ceremony
Saturday 21st Jan 2017
ISIS philistines vandalised more ancient monuments in Syria’s Palmyra after executing 12 captives in the Roman amphitheatre, residents said yesterday.
Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim said the death cult blew up the facade of the theatre and and the Tetrapylon...
Native American political prisoner denied presidential pardon
Friday 20th Jan 2017
SYRIAN Kurdish leaders have warned that Monday’s peace talks in Kazakhstan are “doomed to fail” after they were excluded from the negotiations at Turkey’s insistence.
The Democratic Union Party, the parent organisation of the YPG militia fighting to capture the...
THE South African Communist Party has joined calls for Barclays subsidiary Absa to pay back millions of pounds worth of illicit apartheid-era “lifeboat loans.” ]
In a statement on Wednesday night, the party joined the ruling ANC’s Women’s League and Youth League...
Obama cuts independence leader’s jail term
Thursday 19th Jan 2017
posted by James Tweedie in Britain
ISIS terrorists made a new attempt to overrun the besieged eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor yesterday — but beleaguered government troops clung on.
Isis cut the city off from its lifeline airport to the southeast at the weekend, leaving its 200,000 inhabitants with the choice...
ISRAEL attacked an air base on the outskirts of Damascus yesterday — mere miles from the site of a suicide bombing hours earlier.
Syrian military sources told the Sana news agency that missiles launched from the Sea of Galilee area struck the Mezzeh air base west of the capital,...
Saturday 14th Jan 2017