THE military collapse of Isis continued yesterday, when Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the liberation of Hawija, west of Kirkuk.
Speaking in Paris at a press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Abadi hailed the city’s capture as a “victory...
Friday 6th Oct 2017
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FORMER Ecuadorean president Rafael Correa called his successor Lenin Moreno a “traitor” on Wednesday over the jailing of Vice-President Jorge Glas.
In a television interview with CNN Spanish, Mr Correa deepened his row with his Pais Alliance party colleague, saying:...
Unity deal aims at parliamentary domination
Thursday 5th Oct 2017
CUBA solidarity campaigners accused US President Donald Trump yesterday of pandering to hard-line Republicans by expelling Cuban diplomats from its Washington embassy.
VENEZUELAN police have smashed an opposition plot to sabotage electricity, gas and water supplies, President Nicolas Maduro announced on Monday night.
Wednesday 4th Oct 2017
Truce with Western-backed rebels takes effect
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
SIXTY nations defended Venezuela’s right to peace and sovereignty before the United Nations human rights commission on Thursday.
The country’s permanent UN representative in Geneva, Jorge Valero, said African, Asian, European and American nations had signed a solidarity...
THE US ambassador to Israel drew ire from the Palestine Liberation Organisation and Washington alike after claiming that Tel Aviv only occupies 2 per cent of the West Bank.
Washington was forced to distance itself from David Friedman’s comments on Thursday after he said that the...
Isis launched a counteroffensive against government troops and US-backed militias in eastern Syria yesterday.
The death cult claimed to have recaptured the towns of al-Shoula and Bi’r Ghabaghib, both recently taken by the army, in an attack spearheaded by suicide car bombers.
Friday 29th Sep 2017
Bombardier hit with sky-high tax after US rival Boeing complaint
Thursday 28th Sep 2017