LATIN AMERICA’S anti-imperialist bloc backed Venezuela against regional opponents on Tuesday as support for the divided opposition ebbed.
Foreign ministers of the 11-nation Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America gathered in Caracas for an extraordinary meeting.
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
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Saturday 5th Aug 2017
SOUTH AFRICAN miners will march today to the AngloGold Ashanti headquarters in Johannesburg in protest at thousands of job losses.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said the march was against the firm’s announcement earlier this year of 8,500 redundancies at its operations...
AL-QAIDA-linked extremists launched an offensive on Syrian army positions in the north of Hama province yesterday, breaking a ceasefire that had held for more than a month.
The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (Hetesh) attack north of the strategically important town of Ma’an broke the truce...
PALESTINE’S occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip were set to reunite yesterday after Hamas accepted a Fatah party deal.
Details of the offer emerged on Wednesday when Fatah Central Committee member Jamal Muheisen told Voice of Palestine radio that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas...
Friday 4th Aug 2017
James Tweedie looks at the connections of Smartmatic owner Mark Malloch-Brown
Thursday 3rd Aug 2017
VENEZUELA’S’s newly elected constitutional reform body was set to convene “within hours” after Washington mooted President Nicolas Maduro’s overthrow on Tuesday.
National TV carried the announcement by Vice-President Tareck El Aissami, who chairs the...
SYRIAN insurgents attacked army positions in the southern desert on Tuesday night as relations with their US backers fractured.
The Ahmad al-Abdu and Osoud al-Sharqia factions of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) claimed that they had seized Bir Mahroutha and Umm Rumam.
THE US vice-president urged confrontation with Russia yesterday just hours after the secretary of state condemned Congress for voting to impose new sanctions on Russia.
The gulf between hawks and doves in President Donald Trump’s government opened up when Vice-President Mike...