TENSIONS on the Syria-Turkey border soared yesterday as Syrian government troops advanced through the Turkmen mountains.
Syrian forces captured Mount Kishkar in the north of Latakia province after killing a number of insurgents, a military source said.
Monday 30th Nov 2015
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Saturday 28th Nov 2015
GAY RIGHTS campaigners celebrated their inclusion for the first time yesterday in the Commonwealth People’s Forum in Malta.
British Queen Elizabeth II opened the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in the Mediterranean island nation yesterday, praising the colonial...
THE VENEZUELAN opposition figure murdered at an election rally on Wednesday had links to organised crime and was probably killed by rival gangsters, media sources have claimed.
Democratic Action (AD) Guarico state secretary Luis Manuel Diaz was shot dead in Altagracia de Orituco after...
Turkmen Brigade murderer a Turkish citizen with far-right links
Friday 27th Nov 2015
ECUADORIAN President Rafael Correa has slammed the “smear campaign” by his Argentinian counterpart against socialist ally Venezuela.
Argentinian president-elect Mauricio Macri pledged to have Venezuela expelled from South American trade bloc Mercosur over the jailing of...
ISRAELI forces killed two Palestinian protesters in the West Bank yesterday.
Troops shot Yahya Taha in the head in a clash that erupted after they raided the village of Qattana overnight looking for ammunition and assailants.
Later, Israeli border guards shot and killed a...
RUSSIA vowed yesterday to counter Turkish attacks on its forces in Syria, calling Tuesday’s downing of an Su-24 jet a “pre-planned provocation.”
Foreign Minster Sergey Lavrov said: “We have serious doubts that this act was unintentional.”
Thursday 26th Nov 2015
JOURNALISTS in Argentina are protesting against their editor’s call for an amnesty for crimes committed during the country’s dirty war.
Staff at the conservative La Nacion newspaper rebelled over Monday’s editorial, which sought to rewrite history and absolve those...
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