WORLD LEADERS gathered yesterday for a special United Nations summit on terrorism, a day after Russia and the United States clashed over the Syrian civil war.
US President Barack Obama chaired the session of the UN general assembly, while Russia will preside over a session on...
Wednesday 30th Sep 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
SOUTH AFRICA and China spoke up for the developing world at the United Nations general assembly on Monday, calling for mutual respect between nations.
South African President Jacob Zuma praised the assembly as the “most representative international institution.”
ISRAELI police stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem again yesterday as Palestinian protesters barricaded themselves inside.
Young Palestinians occupied the mosque, one of the holiest sites in both Islam and Judaism, defying an order permitting only men over the age of 50 from...
Tuesday 29th Sep 2015
Russian leader reiterates Syria support ahead of Obama meeting
President blames Western interference in his war on ‘terrorists’
Thursday 17th Sep 2015
NEPALESE security forces were on high alert yesterday as the country’s constituent assembly prepared to vote on a new constitution.
Assembly members are due to vote on the final draft of the document today, after more than 40 people have been killed in weeks of protests against...
THE European Commission tried to put a new gloss on an unpopular trade deal yesterday with a second rejig of pro-capitalist dispute mechanisms.
EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom unveiled the latest proposals for the controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)...
REGIONAL bloc Alba urged respect for Venezuelan sovereignty on Monday, following the jailing of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.
The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (Alba) warned against foreign powers interfering in Venezuela’s judicial processes in response...
Wednesday 16th Sep 2015
Opposition leader convicted of orchestrating deadly protests
Saturday 12th Sep 2015
CANADA refused an immigration request from the Syrian family whose two small boys and mother tragically drowned on Wednesday, an MP has revealed.
New Democratic Party (NDP) MP Fin Donnelly submitted a request on behalf on the boys’ aunt, Teema Kurdi, only to see it turned down by...
Friday 4th Sep 2015