COLOMBIA’S President Juan Manuel Santos announced a scaling-back of military operations against Marxist rebels on Sunday that stopped short of a full ceasefire.
Mr Santos made the announcement in a televised address just hours after his government and the...
Tuesday 14th Jul 2015
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Special units surround fascists after meeting turns violent
Monday 13th Jul 2015
SERBIA has demanded an investigation after Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic was attacked at the 20th anniversary commemoration of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia on Saturday.
Mr Vucic was forced to flee as a crowd of protesters climbed over barricades and pelted him with...
With agreement in reach, US adopts harder line on sanctions
Saturday 11th Jul 2015
Brics members reject harsh economic measures and sanctions
VENEZUELA is asking the UN to mediate in a dispute with neighbouring Guyana over maritime drilling rights, Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said yesterday.
The announcement came after Venezuela threatened to cancel an oil-for-rice deal with Guyana and buy produce from Suriname...
GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sought parliamentary approval yesterday for new austerity proposals to international creditors.
Critics pointed out that the package proposed by the Syriza government’s ministers included cuts almost identical to the Eurogroup demands...
Lavrov favours application at Eurasian security bloc summit
Friday 10th Jul 2015
SOCIAL democrat MEPs split over a vote on the secretive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on Wednesday.
The European Parliament voted by 436 to 241 in favour of a motion on establishing a corporate court to deal with the controversial Investor-State Dispute...
Putin and Xi: Together we will overcome all problems before us
Thursday 9th Jul 2015