Damascus complains to UN about other states backing terror
Tuesday 19th Jan 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
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Saturday 16th Jan 2016
THE International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemned yesterday the killing of two Iraqi journalists and demanded an end to Israel’s imprisonment of a Palestinian reporter.
The group and its national affiliates said the cases highlighted the grave threats to Middle Eastern...
Friday 15th Jan 2016
TURKEY claimed yesterday to have killed nearly 200 Islamic State (Isis) guerillas in cross-border shelling in revenge for Tuesday’s Istanbul bombing.
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the extremists had been “rendered ineffective” — a government code for...
Detente ‘consolidates power in Latin America’
Thursday 14th Jan 2016
THE South African Communist Party (SACP) warned yesterday that the US was using a unilateral trade policy to dictate to Pretoria.
SACP spokesman Alex Mashilo said that Washington was using the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) to threaten South Africa.
Wednesday 13th Jan 2016
VENEZUELA’s Supreme Court has annulled all parliamentary votes until three MPs suspended over vote-buying claims are removed.
Monday’s ruling came in response to defiance of the suspension by the opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD), a coalition of right-wing...
MEXICAN left-wing leader Andres Lopez Obrador demanded yesterday to know how authorities could catch an escaped gangster but be unable to find 43 kidnapped students.
National Regeneration Movement (Morena) leader and twice presidential candidate Mr Lopez Obrador hit out at the...
Monday 11th Jan 2016
ARAB League foreign ministers held an extraordinary meeting yesterday with a single agenda item — condemnation of the ransacking of Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic mission in Iran and Tehran’s “meddling” in Arab affairs.
Saudi Arabia was expected to garner the...