Two air raids target clinic in Houthi stronghold
Wednesday 28th Oct 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
THE Syrian army said yesterday that it had shot down seven small explosive-packed drones near the Israeli border.
A Syrian Arab Army source told the national Sana news agency that the sophisticated radio-controlled aircraft, about 50cm across, carried surveillance cameras and plastic...
Netanyahu orders review of East Jerusalem communities’ status
Tuesday 27th Oct 2015
Argentina: Macri set for presidential run-off as Scioli fails to win first round outright
ARGENTINA will vote in a run-off election next month after left-wing presidential candidate Daniel Scioli failed to win by a sufficient margin yesterday, writes James Tweedie.
ARSONISTS set alight the Gothenburg offices of Sweden’s Socialist Justice Party (RS) and members’ homes on Sunday.
The unidentified attackers pushed burning paper through the letterboxes at three members’ flats, including the home of RS western Sweden president...
Russia outflanks US by reaching military accord with Jordan
Saturday 24th Oct 2015
PORTUGAL’S LEFT reacted angrily yesterday after the president asked pro-austerity parties to form a minority government.
The outgoing coalition of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and the CDS People’s Party lost its parliamentary majority in the October 4 elections,...
SOUTH AFRICAN President Jacob Zuma announced a freeze on university fee rises yesterday following talks with students and colleges.
Some students protested outside the Union Buildings in the capital Pretoria, the seat of the government, while the negotiations took place inside.
Army makes advances as Isis-held oilfield hit by air strikes
Friday 23rd Oct 2015
Fury greets Israeli PM’s claims that grand mufti inspired Hitler to exterminate Jews
Thursday 22nd Oct 2015