RUSSIAN and British communists stood up for the legacy of the Bolshevik Revolution yesterday ahead of its centenary on Tuesday.
Communist Party of Britain general secretary Robert Griffiths defended the achievements of Soviet power on the BBC’s Daily Politics show via videolink...
Saturday 4th Nov 2017
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VENEZUELA began a complete restructuring of its foreign debt yesterday in response to US financial sanctions.
In a televised address on Thursday night alongside Vice-President Tareck El Aissami, Mr Maduro announced the refinancing of all foreign debt payments as part of “the...
VENEZUELAN police have smashed an opposition plot to sabotage electricity, gas and water supplies, President Nicolas Maduro announced on Monday night.
Wednesday 4th Oct 2017
Truce with Western-backed rebels takes effect
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
SIXTY nations defended Venezuela’s right to peace and sovereignty before the United Nations human rights commission on Thursday.
The country’s permanent UN representative in Geneva, Jorge Valero, said African, Asian, European and American nations had signed a solidarity...
THE US ambassador to Israel drew ire from the Palestine Liberation Organisation and Washington alike after claiming that Tel Aviv only occupies 2 per cent of the West Bank.
Washington was forced to distance itself from David Friedman’s comments on Thursday after he said that the...
Isis launched a counteroffensive against government troops and US-backed militias in eastern Syria yesterday.
The death cult claimed to have recaptured the towns of al-Shoula and Bi’r Ghabaghib, both recently taken by the army, in an attack spearheaded by suicide car bombers.
Friday 29th Sep 2017
Moscow denies attacks on US-backed fighters
Tuesday 26th Sep 2017
DONALD TRUMP issued a new travel ban yesterday, imposing an indefinite ban on almost all travel to the United States from seven countries.
It follows the US president’s March executive order, which expired on Sunday, which itself followed a January ban which was largely blocked...
TURKEY threatened military action and Iran closed its border with Iraqi Kurdistan yesterday as a controversial independence referendum went ahead in the region.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said: “At the request of the Iraqi government, we have closed our...