NORTH KOREA said yesterday that it was ready to deploy and mass-produce the new missile type tested on Sunday.
The solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile flew about 310 miles and reached a height of 350 miles on Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean.
The official Korean...
Tuesday 23rd May 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
BRITISH trade unionists and solidarity campaigners have united in opposition to US moves to cut off international finance to Nicaragua.
Eight national and local British organisations and 128 individuals signed a statement, the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign (NSC) said yesterday.
SYRIAN forces retaliated yesterday after US-backed militants and their al-Qaida allies broke the ceasefire in the southern city of Daraa.
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) and al-Qaida’s Syrian brand Hetesh launched a surprise attack against the northern districts of the city, one of...
US president seals arms deals, talks tough on terrorism
Monday 22nd May 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Insurgents chased out of Sweida province
TALIBAN guerillas killed at least 20 members of Afghanistan’s security forces in a string of attacks on checkpoints in the south on Saturday night.
Zabul provincial governor’s spokesman Gul Islam Seyal said yesterday that the battles had begun late when dozens of Taliban...
BRAZIL’S coalition government disintegrated over the weekend in the wake of bribery allegations against unelected president Michel Temer.
The third-largest party in Brazil’s congress, the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), called an emergency meeting yesterday to...
PACIFIC RIM trade ministers meeting in Vietnam vowed yesterday to press ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact after the US pulled out.
New Zealand Trade Minister Todd McClay said the remaining 11 TPP countries were open to other nations joining — including the...
IRANIAN President Hassan Rouhani has been re-elected with a comfortable majority, official vote tallies showed on Saturday.
He won nearly 58 per cent of the vote, with conservative challenger Ebrahim Raeisi trailing on 39 per cent.
In his victory speech, Mr Rouhani said:...
VENEZUELAN opposition thugs burned a young man alive at the weekend on suspicion of being a government supporter.
Orlando Jose Figueras was set upon by a mob of Democratic Unity Roundtable (Mud) coalition supporters in the Altamira suburb of the capital Caracas.