SECURITY in Brussels was further tightened yesterday after a failed bomb attack on the Belgian capital’s central railway station on Tuesday evening.
A man was shot dead by soldiers guarding the station after he set off a small explosion, which was intended to detonate a larger...
Thursday 22nd Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
EGYPT made a surprise delivery of diesel to the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip yesterday to alleviate the Palestinian territory’s energy crisis.
Eleven tanker lorries, between them carrying 220,000 gallons of fuel, entered Gaza through the normally closed Rafah border crossing in...
THE South African Communist Party (SACP) accused the national ombudswoman of "overreach” yesterday after she called for reform of the Reserve Bank (SARB).
The SACP initially welcomed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s report on Monday that the Absa bank should repay a...
New crown prince has directed Riyadh’s brutal military campaign in Yemen
FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron was forced into a major reshuffle of his month-old cabinet yesterday after two more ministers quit.
A planned minor game of musical chairs escalated after three members of a coalition partner resigned amid a corruption probe.
THE family of a mentally ill pregnant black woman shot dead by police in Seattle on Sunday have called for justice.
Three of Chareena Lyles four children were at her flat — within a complex for former homeless families — when she called police over a burglary.
FORMER Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez launched a new electoral coalition at a huge rally in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.
The leftwinger, whose late husband Nestor Kerchner was president before her, vowed that the new Citizens’ Unity front would put a “brake on...
posted by James Tweedie in World
Canberra nervous over Russia-US standoff
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
Top prosecutor angry at apartheid-era bailout
by James Tweedie
VENEZUELA’S deputy parliamentary speaker called on Monday for “indefinite” riots to overthrow the elected socialist government.
National assembly vice-president Freddy Guevara took to Twitter to urge “massive national civil...