THE Iraqi Communist Party has condemned Saturday’s police attacks on demonstrations in Baghdad that left three protesters and two police dead.
In a statement received by the Star yesterday, the communists expressed support for the protests demanding the dissolution of the...
Wednesday 15th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
WASHINGTON slapped sanctions on Venezuelan Vice-President Tareck El Aissami on Monday following media claims that he was involved in drug trafficking.
US Treasury Department sanctions also targeted Samark Lopez, a wealthy Venezuelan businessman accused of laundering money for Mr...
Government forces move closer to rebel-held Palmyra
Tuesday 14th Feb 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Everyone condemns latest nuclear posturing
GERMANY’S far-right populist AfD party is trying to expel a local leader who moaned about a Berlin Holocaust memorial and wants to rewrite the history of his country’s genocidal past.
The AfD federal governing board voted by more than the necessary two-thirds yesterday to...
by Bethany Rielly
POLICE in Paris have been threatening refugees sleeping rough with tear gas and even taking blankets off them in sub-zero weather.
Research by the Refugee Rights Data Project, published in the Independent at the weekend, reveals that more than half of...
LEBANON’S newly elected President Michel Aoun arrived in Egypt yesterday — a day after defending Hezbollah in a TV interview.
After talks with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Mr Aoun called upon Egypt to lead an “Arab salvation plan” to combat...
UN CHIEF Antonio Guterres expressed veiled criticism of the US yesterday after it blocked a former Palestinian prime minister from becoming special envoy to Libya.
The US stopped Salam Fayyad’s appointment on Friday, claiming it was acting in support of its ally Israel.
PERU asked the US to extradite wanted ex-president Alejandro Toledo on Sunday after Israel denied him sanctuary.
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski made the request directly to his US counterpart Donald Trump in a phone call.
Mr Toledo is wanted on allegations he took £16...
FRANCE’S interior minister begged rioters to have “trust in the justice system” yesterday after another night of unrest sparked by the alleged rape of a young black man by police.
Regional police said 11 people, including eight minors were arrested in Argenteuil,...