THE Trump administration reached out to Congress Democrats on Sunday after Republicans scuppered his healthcare Bill, intended to replace his predecessor Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA).
And in a surprise response after months of vehement opposition, Democratic Senate...
Tuesday 28th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
But Palestinian official denies Israeli expansion has killed any hope for independence
WORKERS in French Guiana launched a general strike yesterday — joining protests that have already paralysed the South American colony.
Some 27 unions joined the strike over the high cost of living, poor health and social services and rampant crime in the French department 4,300...
WESTMINSTER extended the deadline for a Northern Ireland power-sharing agreement yesterday, ruling out a second snap election.
As republicans and unionists traded accusations, Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire said they had only a “short window of opportunity” to...
posted by James Tweedie in World
SYRIAN troops freed a great swathe of southern Sweida province from Isis yesterday as the terrorists’ retreat continued.
The army seized the initiative after the death cult pulled most of its forces back to defend its central stronghold Raqqa from US-backed Kurdish fighters.
MEXICAN construction firms helping build US President Donald Trump’s border wall would be betraying their country, Mexico’s Catholic Church said yesterday.
The archdiocese said in a newspaper editorial, entitled Treason against the Homeland, that some firms had already...
SOUTH AFRICAN President Jacob Zuma ordered his finance minister back from an “investment roadshow” in Britain yesterday amid anger over collusion in the banking sector.
Pravin Gordhan was told to pack his bags and come home early as the ruling ANC’s national executive...
EU LEADERS signed up for “two-speed” Eurofederalism in Rome on Saturday, fearing another Brexit on the bloc’s 60th anniversary.
As communists led mass street protests against the euro, the EU and imperialist alliance Nato, representatives of the 27 member states...
Monday 27th Mar 2017
ISIS ordered residents to evacuated its Syrian stronghold Raqqa yesterday, for fear that a dam upstream hit by US bombing would collapse.
Isis said the 800 megawatt Tabqa hydroelectric dam on the Euphrates river 25 miles west of Raqqa had been shut down and the floodgates closed.