President says State Dept paving way for foreign intervention
Thursday 23rd Mar 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
PORTUGAL’S Socialist prime minister demanded the resignation of Euro-group president Jeroen Dijsselbloem yesterday after he insulted the EU’s southern member states.
Antonio Costa said it was “absolutely unacceptable for him to stay in his post.”
THE Syrian civil war intensified further yesterday, with Turkish, al-Qaida and US forces all launching aggressive actions.
The US airdropped Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia fighters south of the Euphrates river in an audacious attempt to capture the south side of the Tabqa...
TURKISH President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ramped up his rhetoric against EU states yesterday, claiming that Westerners’ safety could be endangered by public anger at the treatment of his government.
Mr Erdogan made his latest outburst two weeks after the Dutch government deported...
posted by Morning Star in World
DUTCH Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders attacked mainstream parties yesterday for trying to shut him out of talks on a coalition government.
Mr Wilders said the establishment was ignoring the 1.3 million voters who propelled his Islamophobic and Eurosceptic party to second place in...
UKRAINE’S spooks yesterday decided to bar Russia’s entrant from the Eurovision Song Contest that will take place in Kiev in May.
Wheelchair-bound Yulia Samoylova was banned from entering Ukraine for three years as a result of her touring the Crimean peninsula.
POLICE officers in Northern Ireland were targeted in a bomb attack on Tuesday night.
A device exploded near a patrol in Strabane, Co Tyrone.
Suspicion was expected to fall upon republicans opposed to the peace process.
The attack took place on the same day as the death...
Far-right leader slammed in first presidential candidate debate
Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017
FORMER Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide survived a possible assassination attempt by gunmen dressed as police officers on Monday.
Two people were injured when Fanmi Lavalas leader Mr Aristide’s motorcade was fired on at a busy junction in the centre of the capital...
SYRIA’S al-Qaida affiliate launched a major new assault in Damascus yesterday in the fiercest fighting the capital has seen since 2013.
Hayat Tahrir as-Sham (Hetesh) made a second attempt in three days to break through the government-held Jobar district to Qaboun to the...