Ex-leader leaves in exile after deal reached
Monday 23rd Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
US President scraps free trade deal in first day of office
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched his campaign to concentrate power in his office on Saturday, hours after parliament approved a referendum.
Speaking in Istanbul, Mr Erdogan hailed the fact that the national assembly had voted in favour of constitutional changes by a...
MILLIONS of women marched in cities across the world on Saturday in a spectacular display of defiance against Donald Trump’s presidency.
The main march in Washington DC attracted more than half a million, according to city officials.
It far surpassed the 60,000 people who...
EUROPEAN far-right parties gathered for a conference in the German town of Koblenz on Saturday to welcome Donald Trump’s “historic” election victory.
Speaking outside the congress hall, Dutch Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders said: “The world is changing. And...
WESTERN-BACKED insurgents gathered in the Kazakh capital Astana yesterday ahead of peace talks with the Syrian government.
Islamist rebel leader Mohammad Alloush led a delegation of a dozen militant commanders.
Saudi-convened high negotiations committee spokesman Yahya al-Aridi...
World erupts against right-wing populist billionaire’s inauguration ceremony
Saturday 21st Jan 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
BRAZILIAN police launched an investigation on Thursday night into the death of a leading anti-corruption judge in a plane crash.
Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki was killed along with four others when their privately chartered aircraft crashed into the sea near resort town Paraty,...
ISIS philistines vandalised more ancient monuments in Syria’s Palmyra after executing 12 captives in the Roman amphitheatre, residents said yesterday.
Syrian antiquities chief Maamoun Abdulkarim said the death cult blew up the facade of the theatre and and the Tetrapylon...
GAMBIAN President Yahya Jammeh defied a noon ultimatum to step down yesterday after troops from regional bloc Ecowas entered the country overnight.
And his chief of defence staff abandoned him last night, pledging loyalty to the would-be new leader Adama Barrow.