Tens of thousands mark 70th anniversary of US atomic attack
Friday 7th Aug 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
AIRLINE PILOTS’ unions criticised EU plans for psychiatric assessments of flight crew yesterday in the wake of the German Wings disaster.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (Easa) proposed the assessments last month as part of a raft of measures in response to the March 24...
JOURNALISTS’ unions yesterday urged Turkey to drop charges against 18 of their colleagues accused of spreading “terrorist propaganda.”
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its European wing the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) have rallied...
Thursday 6th Aug 2015
Trade unions hit out at the attack after mayor vows there will be no impunity
Wednesday 5th Aug 2015
LAWYERS for the son of murdered Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gadaffi condemned his captors yesterday, after a video of his torture was released.
The video released by the Clearnews website, showed guards beating Saadi Gadaffi on the soles of his feet during an interrogation at...
US BOMBING of targets in Iraq and Syria has killed hundreds of civilians, a monitoring group said yesterday, potentially boosting support for Islamic State (Isis).
The report by Airwars, a project to monitor the campaign of air strikes by the US-led coalition — a year old this...
Tuesday 4th Aug 2015
THE AFRICAN National Congress hit back at South Africa’s top ombudsperson yesterday after she accused the governing party of undermining her office.
The office of ANC chief whip Phumelele Stone Sizani spoke out after public protector Thuli Madonsela attacked MPs for not inviting...
WIKILEAKS published evidence of the United States spying on its ally Japan yesterday, including a list of government and business targets.
The whistle-blowing website published its “Target Tokyo” list of 35 of US National Security Agency (NSA) targets — the Cabinet...
Saturday 1st Aug 2015
THE preliminary hearing in the trial of a Ukrainian neonazi army officer charged in connection with the deaths of two Russian journalists began in the Russian border town of Donetsk yesterday.
The hearing was soon adjourned to consider an appeal by the defence to have the trial...
Friday 31st Jul 2015
Oil discovery exacerbates long-standing territorial dispute
Thursday 30th Jul 2015