Crisis following ex-IRA man’s murder deepens
Friday 28th Aug 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
VENEZUELA and Colombia agreed yesterday to fight crime along their common border.
Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin hosted her Venezuelan counterpart Delcy Rodriguez in the Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena.
Although the ministers did not immediately reach...
Corruption scandal could spark impeachment
Thursday 27th Aug 2015
Unionists claim McGuigan killing shows Provos remain active
VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro has urged his country’s five million Colombian immigrants to form a “movement for peace.”
Mr Maduro spoke after his Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos attacked Venezuela’s crackdown on paramilitaries who have infiltrated...
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will seek unprecedented powers for himself in coming elections, peace campaigners said yesterday.
Mr Erdogan formally called for a new election late on Monday, following the failure of his Justice and Development Party (AKP) to form a coalition...
Wednesday 26th Aug 2015
OPPOSITION supporters rioted in Argentina on Monday after losing a gubernatorial election to the left-wing ruling Front for Victory (FPV) party.
The losers stole and burnt ballot boxes in northern Tucuman province after FPV candidate Juan Manzur won by a landslide.
Mr Manzur, a...
Organised crime crackdown sweeps up Colombian gang
Tuesday 25th Aug 2015
SOUTH AFRICAN trade unions joined manufacturers yesterday to call for government action on the crisis in the steel industry.
In a statement issued following meetings between several ministries, unions and employers on Friday, revolutionary union federation Cosatu urged the ANC...
GUATEMALAN President Otto Perez Molina refused to resign over corruption allegations yesterday despite calls for his impeachment.
Demonstrators gathered outside the presidential palace in Guatemala City on Sunday night, calling on the Patriotic Party leader to step down.