SAUDI ARABIA must end its blockade of Yemen, a United Nations official has demanded, warning that more than eight million people are on the brink of famine.
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TRANSGENDER recruits will be able to enlist in the US military from January 1, the Pentagon announced on Monday in another blow to Donald Trump’s ordered ban.
VENEZUELA condemned US interference in the country’s local elections yesterday as a sign of the desperation of Donald Trump’s supremacist government.
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VENEZUELAN President Nicolas Maduro praised the “extraordinary electoral participation” in weekend local polls as socialists made sweeping gains.
United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) candidates won all but one of the 40 municipalities that announced partial...
Tuesday 12th Dec 2017
US claim of Jerusalem as Israel capital rejected
MADRID was accused of plundering Catalonia yesterday after police swooped at 3am to remove artefacts from a regional museum.
The Spanish government had ordered the retrieval of 44 medieval items stored in the Catalan Museum of Lleida.
The artworks were bought by the Catalan...
RESIDENTS of Uklana, a village in India’s Haryana state bordering New Delhi, have blocked roads and shuttered shops in protest at the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl.
The girl, from a Dalit (“untouchable” caste) family, appears to have been abducted from the...
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ACTIVISTS condemned yesterday the pardoning of two child rapists by Tanzanian President John Magulfi.
In his independence day speech on Saturday Mr Magulfi pardoned singer Nguza Viking, known as Babu Seya, and his son Johnson Nguza, known as Papii Kocha, for raping 10 primary...
RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin ordered the withdrawal of troops from Syria yesterday in a surprise visit to Khmeimim air base.
Mr Putin stopped off in Syria on his way to bilateral talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in Cairo, followed by a meeting with Turkish...
FOUR people were injured when a bomb exploded in a New York bus station yesterday.
Police confirmed that they were holding 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, who was wounded when a “low-tech explosive device” strapped to his body went off in an underpass.
Sources claimed Mr...