RUSSIA condemned attempts to use the shooting-down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine a year ago for “propaganda” at the UN security council on Monday.
Russian UN envoy Vitaly Churkin tabled a resolution saying “the establishment of the true causes of this aerial...
Wednesday 22nd Jul 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
THE BRICS nations stepped onto the stage of global finance yesterday with the launch of the New Development Bank (NDB) in Shanghai.
Chinese Finance Minister Lou Jiwei, Shanghai Mayor Yang Xiong and NDB president Kundapur Vaman Kamath attended the opening ceremony.
CUBA and the Unites States formally re-established diplomatic ties yesterday, reopening their embassies at one minute past midnight.
The Cuban flag was raised in the grounds of the socialist nation’s former interests section in Washington, now upgraded to embassy status for the...
Tuesday 21st Jul 2015
A TERRORIST bomb attack in southern Turkey killed at least 30 members of a socialist youth organisation yesterday.
The attack in the southern city of Suruc in Urfa district targeted a gathering of 300 Socialist Youth Associations Federation (SGDF) members from Istanbul, the ANF news...
Interior Ministry claims Isis cell broken up
Monday 20th Jul 2015
UKRAINIAN anti-fascist forces began pulling back lighter military vehicles from front lines yesterday, as Kiev forces repeatedly breached a ceasefire.
Forces in the eastern Donetsk and Lughansk regions — collectively called the Donbass — said they were moving tanks and...
FORMER Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has warned that EU-imposed austerity measures are doomed to failure.
Mr Varoufakis told the BBC over the weekend that the bailout programme will “go down in history as the greatest disaster of macroeconomic management ever.
Anti-fascists and Kiev again accuse each other
Saturday 18th Jul 2015
VENEZUELA’S parliamentary speaker has condemned a US decision to reward an NGO which aided violent anti-government protests last year.
National Assembly president Diosdado Cabello used his weekly television programme to attack the US State Department for granting the Venezuelan...
Syriza ropey after 38 MPs revolt against austerity
Friday 17th Jul 2015