VENEZUELA’s opposition are calling for mass marches this week in an attempt to force President Nicolas Maduro to abort Sunday’s elections for a new congress.
The Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition has sent social media messages — seen by the Morning Star...
Monday 24th Jul 2017
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VENEZUELA’S opposition launched a bosses’ lockout yesterday — a day after declaring a rival government to President Nicolas Maduro’s.
The Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition called the “general strike” on Monday as part of its...
Friday 21st Jul 2017
INDIA is ready to hold talks with China if both sides pull back their forces from the disputed border along the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.
Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj told parliament yesterday that a 2012 agreement bound China and India to settle the issue with Bhutan.
President will go ahead with constituent assembly elections
Thursday 20th Jul 2017
Donetsk president says Ukraine is a ‘failed state’ while others urge discussion
Wednesday 19th Jul 2017
VENEZUELA’S opposition, emboldened by US support, declared “zero hour” in its bid to topple the democratically elected socialist government on Monday.
Leaders of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition gathered for the announcement of their takeover plan a day...
THE European Union imposed sanctions on 16 Syrian generals and scientists yesterday over an alleged but unproven chemical weapons attacks.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini named the eight generals, including Hasakeh provincial governor Major General Jayyiz al-Musa, and eight...
French president hosts Trump for Bastille Day celebrations
Saturday 15th Jul 2017
SYRIAN Kurdish guerillas have accused Russia and Syria of colluding with Turkey to force them out of a north-western enclave.
Bahjat Abdo, head of the YPG separatist militia of the Defence Authority in Afrin, north-west of Aleppo, made the allegations in a video statement on...
FORMER Peruvian president Olllanta Humala and his wife were jailed for 18 months without charge or trial on Thursday night.
Judge Richard Concepcion ordered Mr Humala and Nadine Heredia be taken into custody pending the results of a probe into corruption allegations.