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Thursday 15th Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
UN: attempts to liberate civilians taking a toll
EU BOSSES launched legal proceedings against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland yesterday for their refusal to take in designated shares of refugees.
Most refugees fleeing war and genocide in the Middle East have arrived in Greece or Italy, and the EU proposal to relocate 160,000...
ABOUT 200 Democratic Senators and Representatives sued US President Donald Trump yesterday for allegedly violating the country’s constitution by taking payouts from abroad.
Gifts or payments to the president from foreign states are restricted under the US constitution, which says...
UN HEALTH experts meeting in the Czech Republic have warned that 1.4 million people across Europe and central Asia die prematurely every year from pollution.
About half of those deaths — 620,000 — were from air pollution, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
TURKISH police arrested 78 lawyers yesterday across eight provinces in the government’s ongoing round-up of its opponents.
The lawyers were among 189 who had arrest warrants issued against them by Istanbul’s chief prosecutor, alleging that they were members of an armed...
THE top health official in the US state of Michigan was charged yesterday with manslaughter for his part in supplying residents in the city of Flint with dirty water.
In the fourth round of criminal charges resulting from the Flint water crisis, Health and Human Services director Nick...
RESCUERS searched door to door in south-eastern Bangladesh yesterday looking for survivors after massive landslides killed at least 140 people.
Whole villages were overwhelmed by the surging mud, which swept away some roads and blocked others in the calamity on Tuesday.
Vote attracts lowest turnout of Fifth Republic
Tuesday 13th Jun 2017
by James Tweedie at the Venezuelan embassy
INTERNATIONAL respect and dialogue are the only solution to Venezuela’s political crisis, ambassador Rocio Maneiro said yesterday in London.
At a press conference at the Venezuelan embassy in West London, Ms Maneiro...
posted by James Tweedie in World