Senate votes to remove Supreme Court judges in ‘attack on democracy’
Saturday 22nd Jul 2017
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Militias use force to impose ‘general strike’
posted by Ben Chacko in World
A PALESTINIAN man was shot dead by an Israeli settler yesterday in occupied East Jerusalem amid protests over new clampdowns on access to the Al-Aqsa mosque.
The Palestinian Maan news agency and Israeli Haaretz newspaper reported that an 18-year-old Palestinian was killed in the Ras...
HUNDREDS marched through Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Thursday evening in protest at the police killing of Australian citizen Justine Damond last Saturday.
Ms Damond had phoned the police to report a possible sexual assault she had heard in the alley behind her house.
REFUGEES from the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos face preliminary hearings today following their arrests on Tuesday, according to volunteer group Legal Centre Lesbos (LCL).
Camp residents had engaged in a peaceful protest over frustrations at their limbo status in the...
Senior diplomat welcomes co-operation ‘opportunity’
Friday 21st Jul 2017
QATAR complained yesterday that four Arab nations which have been blockading it over alleged terror funding links are making compliance impossible due to “conflicting demands.”
On Tuesday Saudi UN ambassador Abdallah al-Mouallimi appeared to drop a previous ultimatum of 13...
VENEZUELA’S opposition launched a bosses’ lockout yesterday — a day after declaring a rival government to President Nicolas Maduro’s.
The Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition called the “general strike” on Monday as part of its...
posted by James Tweedie in World
INDIA is ready to hold talks with China if both sides pull back their forces from the disputed border along the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told parliament yesterday that a 2012 agreement bound China and India to settle the issue with Bhutan.
TURKEY’S Foreign Ministry has accused Germany of “blackmail and threats” after Berlin issued a warning to tourists and threatened export sanctions over the charging of a human rights activist.
Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel issued a travel warning to German citizens...