Cuba reaffirms its socialism as revolutionary leader is laid to rest
Monday 5th Dec 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
Mercosur suspension unjustified, says Caracas
SYRIAN government troops advanced deep into east Aleppo yesterday, routing Western-backed insurgents and driving them out of several key districts.
After liberating a swathe of territory west of the international airport on Saturday, paving the way for it to reopen, the army broke...
MALAYSIAN PM Najib Razak urged Asian countries yesterday to confront neighbouring Myanmar over the “genocide” of its Muslim Rohingya minority.
“UN, please do something. The world cannot sit by and watch genocide taking place,” Mr Najib told a protest rally of...
posted by Morning Star in World
IRAQI troops and militia reportedly defeated an Isis counteroffensive west of Mosul yesterday, reimposing their siege of the city.
Isis extremists broke the encirclement near the town of Tal Afar, west of Iraq’s second city, late on Friday night, attacking under cover of dense...
THOUSANDS of protesters crowded Rio de Janeiro’s seafront yesterday to express disgust with public corruption and to support the judges and prosecutors pursuing those crimes.
Protests also took place in other Brazilian cities against legislation currently being debated in the...
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani demanded yesterday that his US counterpart veto legislation extending sanctions against Tehran, saying it violates last year’s international nuclear deal.
Speaking in Iran’s parliament, Mr Rouhani said Barack Obama is “obliged”...
AFGHAN and Indian leaders urged neighbouring states to end support for insurgent and terrorist movements at a regional summit yesterday.
Representatives of nearly two dozen countries met in Amritsar in India’s Punjab state as part of the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process initiative...
Huge anti-blasphemy rally cooled by president joining protesters for prayers
Saturday 3rd Dec 2016
Far-right billionaire picks ex-general to be defense secretary