In March, an Amnesty International report said at least 14 civilians had been killed and another 8 injured in 2018. As of March 19, 28 airstrikes had been undertaken by the US forces, a significant escalation from the last couple of years
Newsclick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about how the US attempts to crack down on Iran could lead to the development of alternatives to the dollar-based economy.
On January 29, the US announced it would block 7 billion dollars in assets of the Venezuelan state oil company, Petroleos De Venezuela SA (PDVSA), and 11 billion dollars of their export revenue. They will also freeze the assets of PDVSA’s US-based subsidiary Citgo.
The government announced a 20% increase in the price of extra premium petrol and diesel, as well as a discontinuation of over 25,000 public services in health, education and employment
Defense secretary Mattis is part of the establishment which believes in maintaining a strong US presence in Syria despite there being no legal backing for the deployment
Kim Jong-un also offered to shut down a nuclear site if the US took a step towards peace first. These proposals were made on the second day of a three-day summit between the leaders of the Koreas in Pyongyang
The president was flayed for blaming Salvador Allende for the coup and for ignoring the brutal oppression and human rights violations in its aftermath
Largely forgotten amid the acclaim for the late senator was a career built on warmongering and a willingness to tolerate and almost indulge racism and minority-baiting
Over 27,000 people were trapped as over 1,000 Taliban fighters stormed the city of Ghazni. Staff at hospitals warn of an emergency due to the shortage of medicines
At the third edition of the seminar, Latin America in Dispute, participants highlighted the need for strengthening democracy and fighting re-colonization
It is very likely that he will be extradited to the United States where he could stand trial for exposing US atrocities against the people of Afghanistan and Iraq
Protests will be held in the cities of Neuquén and Buenos Aires in defence of national sovereignty and against the agenda of international finance organizations