THE Syrian army pushed south of the Euphrates river along a 30-mile-wide front yesterday in a bid to outflank Isis.
Troops retook the Dayla oilfield, south-west of Raqqa, further cutting off the terrorists’ income stream.
On Sunday evening soldiers crossed the desert...
Tuesday 18th Jul 2017
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SACP brings 14th national congress to a close
Monday 17th Jul 2017
posted by John Haylett in World
PRESIDENT Nicolas Maduro assured Venezuelans at the weekend that, despite the violent agenda promoted by sections of the opposition, peace would prevail for the constituent assembly election dry-run.
“There are people here who want death and war. However, we did not allow that...
ISRAELI occupation authorities reopened the Haram al-Sharif site in east Jerusalem yesterday after shutting it following an attack on Israeli police by three Arab citizens of Israel on Friday.
Police announced also that security forces shot dead a 34-year-old Palestinian yesterday...
TURKEY’S main opposition party accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government yesterday of blocking a full investigation into last summer’s failed coup attempt and using a state of emergency to hide the truth.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) spokesman...
COLOMBIAN Justice Minister Enrique Botero confirmed at the weekend that he will issue a new decree on releasing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) detainees today.
“It will be a decree that overcomes obstacles to materialisation of freedoms and to securing fulfilment...
BRITISH communist Ken Keable was delighted to receive an award on behalf of the “London recruits” from SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.
The recruits were internationalist volunteers approached in London by liberation movement armed wing leader Ronnie Kasrils to fulfil...
LAWYERS for former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva filed their first appeal at the weekend against his conviction for accepting bribes and his nine-and-a-half-year jail sentence.
Judge Sergio Moro, who has been spearheading the Operation Car Wash corruption investigation,...
BRAZILIAN coup President Michel Temer managed to escape corruption charges in Congress on Thursday.
The lower Chamber of Deputies’ constitutional and justice commission voted to dismiss charges of soliciting bribes despite taped evidence splashed across national media.
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
French president hosts Trump for Bastille Day celebrations
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