DUTCH Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders attacked mainstream parties yesterday for trying to shut him out of talks on a coalition government.
Mr Wilders said the establishment was ignoring the 1.3 million voters who propelled his Islamophobic and Eurosceptic party to second place in...
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
UKRAINE’S spooks yesterday decided to bar Russia’s entrant from the Eurovision Song Contest that will take place in Kiev in May.
Wheelchair-bound Yulia Samoylova was banned from entering Ukraine for three years as a result of her touring the Crimean peninsula.
POLICE officers in Northern Ireland were targeted in a bomb attack on Tuesday night.
A device exploded near a patrol in Strabane, Co Tyrone.
Suspicion was expected to fall upon republicans opposed to the peace process.
The attack took place on the same day as the death...
Far-right leader slammed in first presidential candidate debate
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
FORMER Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide survived a possible assassination attempt by gunmen dressed as police officers on Monday.
Two people were injured when Fanmi Lavalas leader Mr Aristide’s motorcade was fired on at a busy junction in the centre of the capital...
SYRIA’S al-Qaida affiliate launched a major new assault in Damascus yesterday in the fiercest fighting the capital has seen since 2013.
Hayat Tahrir as-Sham (Hetesh) made a second attempt in three days to break through the government-held Jobar district to Qaboun to the...
UKRAINE’S coup regime has approved a law giving the state sweeping powers to control the media.
The Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU) broke the news on Monday that billionaire President Petro Poroshenko had ratified the legislation passed on February 25.
SOUTH KOREA’S disgraced former leader Park Geun Hye was grilled by prosecutors yesterday for the first time since her impeachment two weeks ago.
Now stripped of her immunity from prosecution, Ms Park struck a penitent pose to reporters on her arrival at the prosecutors’...
THE Kremlin branded the US Congress intelligence committee “confused” yesterday, after FBI director James Comey told a committee hearing that President Donald Trump’s team was being probed for links to Russia.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said:...
A THIRD Guatemalan prison officer died on Monday from injuries sustained when gang members rioted at a youth detention centre over the weekend.
Violence erupted at the Central Correctional Stage II institution in San Jose Pinula, southeast of the capital Guatemala City, on Sunday.