The Hague convicts former general after five-year trial
Thursday 23rd Nov 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
PM denies being held against will in Saudi Arabia
INITIAL talks on ending the six-year war in Syria began in the Saudi capital Riyadh and the Russian resort of Sochi yesterday.
Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and Hassan Rouhani of Iran flew into the Black Sea resort for discussions with Russia’s Vladimir Putin —...
posted by James Tweedie in World
ZIMBABWE’S sacked vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa returned from South Africa yesterday to take over from deposed president Robert Mugabe.
Parliamentary speaker Jacob Mudenda said Mr Mnangagwa — dubbed the “Crocodile” for his role in the 1983 Matabeleland...
AUSTRALIAN unions have slammed the government after a new report revealed seasonal migrant workers — including British backpackers — were being paid half the minimum wage.
The report by the University of New South Wales and the University of Technology Sydney described...
CHINA and North Korea slammed Washington’s new sanctions yesterday after the US decision to label North Korea a state sponsor of terror.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang insisted Beijing was “fully implementing” UN security council resolutions that have...
CAB-HAILING app Uber scrambled to limit damage yesterday after it emerged that hackers had stolen personal data of 57 million customers and drivers worldwide more than a year ago.
CEO Dara Khosrowshahi admitted on Tuesday details including names, phone numbers and email addresses were...
VENEZUELA’S attorney general announced the arrest of executives at state petrol firm Citgo on Tuesday in a $4 billion (£3bn) corruption case.
Tarek William Saab said Jose Pereira, president of the US-based network of petrol stations, and five vice-presidents had been...
AT LEAST 50 people died yesterday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in northern Nigeria.
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump declared North Korea a “state sponsor of terrorism” yesterday, ramping up the threat of war.
posted by Ben Chacko in World