SYRIAN troops and civilians will leave their last bastion in Idlib while insurgents surrender two strongholds in the west, it was reported yesterday.
The deal will see soldiers and civilians evacuated from Foua and Kafarya on the outskirts of Idlib city.
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
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SOUTH AFRICA’S National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) slammed renewable energy privatisation yesterday, saying it would cost tens of thousands of jobs.
ANC-allied federation Cosatu spoke out over staterun electricity firm Eskom’s plans to close five of its own power stations...
THE Organisation of American States (OAS) baulked at suspending Venezuela on Tuesday in support of its right-wing opposition.
It was the second time the Washington-based body had foiled Secretary General Luis Almagro’s schemes to invoke its Democratic Charter against Caracas.
IN GRIEF, the South African liberation movement paid tribute to struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada who died yesterday aged 87 after a long illness.
President Jacob Zuma declared two days of national mourning for the leader affectionately known as Uncle Kathy, and sent condolences to his...
Wednesday 29th Mar 2017
VENEZUELA demanded the Organisation of American States (OAS) cancel a special session set for yesterday aimed at censuring its socialist government.
Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez denounced OAS secretary-general Luis Almagro from the bloc’s headquarters in Washington...
RUSSIA’S general staff accused the US yesterday of deliberately destroying Syria’s infrastructure under the pretext of fighting Isis.
Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoi said the US-led Operation Inherent Resolve coalition was trying to “completely destroy critical...
WESTMINSTER extended the deadline for a Northern Ireland power-sharing agreement yesterday, ruling out a second snap election.
As republicans and unionists traded accusations, Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire said they had only a “short window of opportunity” to...
Tuesday 28th Mar 2017
CRACKS showed in the US-led front against Venezuela at the weekend as Caracas sought to win over Mexico and Panama.
The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that President Nicolas Maduro had spoken to his Mexican and Panamanian counterparts Enrique Pena Nieto and Juan Carlos...
Monday 27th Mar 2017
VENEZUELAN Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has slammed right-wing regional governments for siding with the US against her country.
Ms Rodriguez accused the members of the Washingtonbased Organisation of American States (OAS) of signing up for a “new Washington consensus.
Saturday 25th Mar 2017
KURDISH militia said they were fighting Isis terrorists on the south side of Syria’s biggest hydroelectric dam yesterday.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokeswoman Cihan Sheikh Ehmed said her forces were at the southern entrance of the Tabqa dam complex on the Euphrates...