President says State Dept paving way for foreign intervention
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
PORTUGAL’S Socialist prime minister demanded the resignation of Euro-group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem yesterday after he insulted the EU’s southern member states.
Antonio Costa said it was “absolutely unacceptable for him to stay in his post.”
THE Syrian civil war intensified further yesterday, with Turkish, al-Qaida and US forces all launching aggressive actions.
The US airdropped Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia fighters south of the Euphrates river in an audacious attempt to capture the south side of the Tabqa...
Far-right leader slammed in first presidential candidate debate
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
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.
Fierce clashes follow blasts as Hetesh attempts to break out
Monday 20th Mar 2017
SOUTH AFRICAN Communist Party (SACP) general secretary Blade Nzimande claimed yesterday that “factionalism is destroying the alliance” with the ruling ANC.
Speaking at the annual memorial lecture for late ANC president-in-exile Oliver Tambo, he called for a debate on...
Syrian forces accuse Israel of aiding Isis
Saturday 18th Mar 2017
SOLIDARITY campaigners urged the Colombian government to act yesterday after a shocking UN report revealed that far-right paramilitaries murdered 127 people last year.
The report by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights was released in Colombia on Thursday.
It said many of...