CAMBODIA’S Supreme Court ordered the main opposition party dissolved yesterday, claiming it was behind a US-backed coup plot.
Chief Judge Dith Munty announced the nine-member court’s unanimous ruling against the Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP).
He said 118...
Friday 17th Nov 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Generals claim they’re ‘targeting criminals’ not seizing power
Thursday 16th Nov 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel refused yesterday to commit to a deadline to shut down coal-burning power plants, despite demands by environmentalists as she addressed UN climate talks.
Speaking at the COP 23 climate summit in Bonn, Ms Merkel said there would be “hard...
HUNDREDS of schoolchildren marched in India’s smoggy capital New Delhi yesterday to demand action on air pollution.
Meanwhile the government pledged yesterday to bring in new fuel rules two years early. Experts said that if less-toxic fuels were paired with stringent vehicle...
LEBANON’S president openly accused Saudi Arabia of
holding his prime minister captive yesterday in an act of “aggression.”
In the latest escalation in the crisis between the two Arab nations, President Michel Aoun said nothing could justify PM Saad...
A SENIOR Syrian Turkmen militia officer made a shock defection to his forces’ arch-enemy Turkey yesterday.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said its spokesman Brigadier General Talal Silo had surrendered to Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions near the town of...
CHINA’S Foreign Ministry yesterday played down a trip to North Korea later this week by the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) international head.
International Liaison Department director Song Tao’s visit to Pyongyang on Friday comes shortly after US President Donald...
GAY rights campaigners celebrated yesterday after Australia overwhelmingly voted in favour of same-sex marriage in a non-binding referendum.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics said 62 per cent had backed the move in a postal survey not subject to the usual rule obliging voters to turn...
Pentagon troops’ presence ‘constitutes an act of aggression’
Wednesday 15th Nov 2017
Socialist state lambasts lack of EU democracy