FORMER Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez launched a new electoral coalition at a huge rally in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.
The leftwinger, whose late husband Nestor Kerchner was president before her, vowed that the new Citizens’ Unity front would put a “brake on...
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
by James Tweedie
VENEZUELA’S deputy parliamentary speaker called on Monday for “indefinite” riots to overthrow the elected socialist government.
National assembly vice-president Freddy Guevara took to Twitter to urge “massive national civil...
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
by James Tweedie at the Venezuelan embassy
INTERNATIONAL respect and dialogue are the only solution to Venezuela’s political crisis, ambassador Rocio Maneiro said yesterday in London.
At a press conference at the Venezuelan embassy in West London, Ms Maneiro...
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
RUSSIA accused Washington yesterday of hindering the fight against terrorism in Syria — a day after the US reportedly bombed troops.
The statement by Russian Army Colonel General Sergey Surovikin came after the UScoalition claimed it had shot down an armed...
Saturday 10th Jun 2017
CAMPAIGNING began yesterday for elections to Venezuela’s new National Constituent Assembly — which the opposition has called on Venezuelans to boycott.
People from across the country converged on the capital Carracas for a demonstration in support of the process intended to...
SYRIAN peace talks were postponed yesterday amid alleged Turkish obstruction of the de-escalation zone plan.
Russia’s Middle East envoy Mikhail Bogdanov said the talks in the Kazakh capital Astana had been pushed back from June 12 to June 20.
Earlier this week, a source...
Friday 9th Jun 2017
VENEZUELA’S government has confirmed rumours of talks with a jailed opposition leader to end riots that claimed two more lives in Caracas on Wednesday.
The deaths of 17-year-old militant Neomar “Neon” Lander and National Guard Sergeant William Jose Mendoza in the...
Gunmen and bombers kill 12 at parliament and ayatollah’s tomb
Thursday 8th Jun 2017
COMMUNISTS accused Northern Ireland’s biggest parties of “sectarian point-scoring” yesterday after Tuesday night’s debate before the British general election got dirty.
During the BBC Northern Ireland debate, Sinn Fein MLA John O’Dowd attacked Democratic...
US JETS bombed Syrian troops near the Iraqi border for the second time on Tuesday night, both countries’ armed forces confirmed yesterday.
A statement from the US-led Operation Inherent Resolve coalition said its aircraft attacked a convoy of “pro-regime forces”...