Opposition leader convicted of orchestrating deadly protests
Saturday 12th Sep 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
CANADA refused an immigration request from the Syrian family whose two small boys and mother tragically drowned on Wednesday, an MP has revealed.
New Democratic Party (NDP) MP Fin Donnelly submitted a request on behalf on the boys’ aunt, Teema Kurdi, only to see it turned down by...
Friday 4th Sep 2015
Military spectacular marks 70th anniversary of Japan’s defeat
THE DEATH toll in Monday’s rioting in the Ukrainian capital Kiev rose to three yesterday, with some 140 hospitalised.
Two National Guard officers died of their injuries in hospital yesterday, in addition to one killed on Monday.
The riot began when members of the...
Wednesday 2nd Sep 2015
SOUTH AFRICA’S National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has welcomed the sentencing of the murderers of two of its members.
The Oberholzer Regional Court in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg, sentenced five of six defendants on Monday for the murders at the Harmony gold mine in...
VENEZUELANS rallied in support of President Nicolas Maduro yesterday after relations with Colombia took a turn for the worse.
The United Socialist Party called the rally in Caracas as the two countries recalled their ambassadors on Thursday, just a day after reaching a deal to reopen...
Saturday 29th Aug 2015
INDIGENOUS Mapuche campaigners and striking lorry drivers clashed in front of Chile’s presidential palace on Thursday during rival protests.
Police used water cannon to break up the two groups of demonstrators outside La Moneda palace and a central square in the capital...
Crisis following ex-IRA man’s murder deepens
Friday 28th Aug 2015
VENEZUELA and Colombia agreed yesterday to fight crime along their common border.
Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin hosted her Venezuelan counterpart Delcy Rodriguez in the Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena.
Although the ministers did not immediately reach...
Corruption scandal could spark impeachment
Thursday 27th Aug 2015