Europe Ireland

Former IRA Fighter-Turned-Peacemaker McGuinness Dead at 66

Belfast N. Ireland (teleSUR) McGuinness forged an unlikely partnership-turned-friendship with Ian Paisley, when the Democratic Unionist Party was pushed to form a power-sharing alliance with his Sinn Fein republican party. Martin McGuinness, a former Irish Republican Army (IRA) commander, succumbed to the effects of a genetic disorder. He was diagnosed with a rare heart disease […]

Middle East Saudi Arabia Yemen

Yemeni Forces Pound Saudi Positions with Artillery Shells

Sana’a, Yemen (Tasnim) – The Yemeni army and allied fighters from the Popular Committees shelled two military bases inside Saudi Arabia, inflicting major losses on the kingdom’s military. The artillery attacks were launched against Saudi positions in the kingdom’s southern Najran Province, Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen news network reported Thursday. During the shelling, dozens of Saudi soldiers were […]

Americas North America United States

Trump Loosens Obama’s Lax Drone War Checks, Giving Power to CIA

Washington D.C. (teleSUR) Trump has already started to reverse many of Obama’s policies that weakly curtailed abuse in operating drones. The lax checks on former U.S. President Barack Obama’s drone war have become even worse as Donald Trump’s administration has handed power over to the CIA to carry out the targeted strikes without White House […]

Americas South America Venezuela

74 Percent of Venezuelans Don’t Trust the Opposition: Survey

Caracas, Venezuela (teleSUR) The survey asked participants whether they believe the Democratic Unity Roundtable lives up to its goals and commitments. Venezuelan polling organization Meganalisis released a new survey Friday revealing that 74.3 percent of Venezuelans don’t trust the country’s right-wing opposition. The survey, conducted in February, asked participants whether they believe the Democratic Unity […]

Americas Asia China North America North Korea Russia South Korea United States

US Targets China & Russia Under Guise of ‘Korea Protector’

Seoul, South Korea (SCF) The sped-up deployment of America’s THAAD missile defense system in South Korea this week has triggered alarm over a new arms race in the Asia-Pacific region. Central to regional concerns is the following question: why is the US missile system capable of penetrating deep inside Chinese and Russian territory? The installation of the […]