THE Russian and US foreign ministers said in Manila yesterday that they had agreed measures to reduce soaring tensions.
Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson met on the sidelines of the Asean regional bloc’s security summit in the Philippines’ capital on Sunday for the first time...
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
A VOTE against union recognition by Nissan workers at the Canton plant in Mississippi was the result of “intense scare tactics” and “intimidation,” the United Auto Workers (UAW) has charged.
The US’s National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) supervised a...
Monday 7th Aug 2017
posted by Ben Chacko in World
US SPECIAL counsel Robert Mueller has called a grand jury over claims President Donald Trump conspired with Russia to win last year’s election.
Anonymous sources close to the investigation revealed the move to the Wall Street Journal and the Associated Press on Thursday.
Saturday 5th Aug 2017
THE US vice-president urged confrontation with Russia yesterday just hours after the secretary of state condemned Congress for voting to impose new sanctions on Russia.
The gulf between hawks and doves in President Donald Trump’s government opened up when Vice-President Mike...
Thursday 3rd Aug 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
SHANE QUINN reminds us of five bloody, Western-led attacks on democracy
posted by Morning Star in Features
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday the US was willing to hold talks with North Korea providing Pyongyang dropped its nuclear threat.
“We do not seek a regime change, we do not seek an accelerated reunification of the peninsula, we do not seek an excuse to send...
US-LED coalition air raids have killed around 60 Syrian civilians in Isis-occupied Deir Ezzor province, the official Sana news agency reported yesterday.
Local sources said the strikes hit houses in al-Kamsheh, al-Showeit, al-Doweir and al-Ashara on the Euphrates river south of Deir...
Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017
Trump’s intervention in Venezuela represents another chapter in the long history of US interference in Latin America, writes SUSAN GREY
US President Donald Trump sacked his PR chief Anthony Scaramucci on Monday — just days after “the Mooch” flushed out chief of staff Reince Priebus.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Scaramucci’s comments to the New Yorker last week about a...
MOSCOW told Washington to end its foreign policy of “sanctions diktat” yesterday after 755 US embassy staff were sent packing.
Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Washington must find the “political will to improve relations” between the two...
Tuesday 1st Aug 2017