Indonesia investigates reports top Islamic State commander killed

  Indonesia is investigating reports from Islamic State supporters that the most senior Southeast Asian commander of the militant group was killed by U.S. air strikes in eastern Syria last week, counter-terrorism officials said. Online messages from Islamic State propagandists viewed by Reuters say Bahrumsyah, an Indonesian national, died after U.S. air strikes hit Hajin, […]

Nicaragua: scontri e proteste contro la riforma delle pensioni

25 morti, 67 feriti, 43 dispersi e 20 arresti: questo il bilancio delle rivolte contro il governo A ben 25 morti è giunto il bilancio di oltre cinque giorni di rivolta, in Nicaragua, contro la riforma delle pensioni del governo del presidente Daniel Ortega: tra questi, anche Angel Gahona, un giornalista che è stato colpito da un proiettile mentre, nella città […]

Cuatro muertos durante las protestas en Nicaragua contra las reformas de Ortega

Dos de los fallecidos son estudiantes y uno es policía, según ha informado el Gobierno en Managua Al menos cuatro personas han muerto, entre ellas un policía y dos estudiantes, durante la tercera jornada de protestas en Managua contra las reformas de la seguridad social impuestas por decreto por el presidente Daniel Ortega. Las manifestaciones han sido […]

Theresa May says she deeply regrets Britain’s legacy of anti-gay laws

Commonwealth nations urged to overhaul legislation that treats LGBT people as criminals Theresa May has said that she “deeply regrets” Britain’s historical legacy of anti-gay laws across the Commonwealth as its 53 leaders gathered in London for their annual summit. The prime minister urged the Commonwealth nations to overhaul “outdated”, colonial-era legislation that treats more than […]

Siria, Macron: “Abbiamo convinto Usa a restare”. Casa Bianca lo smentisce: “No, rientro nostri militari al più presto”

Dalla Francia Emmanuel Macron spiega la preparazione dell’operazione in Siria, dove nella notte tra venerdì e sabato Parigi, Londra e Washington hanno risposto con un attaccomissilistico al presunto uso di armi chimiche da parte del regime lo scorso 7 aprile a Douma. Ma dagli Usa il presidente francese, che ha rilasciato le sue dichiarazioni in un’intervista a Bfmtv, viene smentito. “La missione degli Stati Uniti non è cambiata – ha detto […]

Capire il voto ungherese e la vittoria di Orban: l’Occidente è vittima dei suoi stessi pregiudizi

Il rafforzamento dell’asse Visegrad e l’internazioanlismo dei partiti nazionalisti, che vogliono rimanere nell’Ue perché gli conviene. Una rassegna di editoriali dai principali siti e quotidiani europei per capire gli effetti del voto in Ungheria Rassegna di analisi ed editoriali legati al voto ungherese di domenica scorsa che hanno visto l’ennesima affermazione politica del leader di […]

Missili, jet e navi. Ecco l’arsenale russo in Siria

Il cuore pulsante del sistema difensivo è rappresentato dal contingente di difesa missilistico S-400 ed S-300, considerato universalmente tra i sistemi più avanzati oggi sul mercato La Russia, nel corso dell’intervento in Siria iniziato ormai quasi tre anni fa, nel settembre del 2015, ha ammassato equipaggiamento e mezzi militari per proteggere il Paese e (soprattutto) il […]

South Africa: court adjourns corruption case against Jacob Zuma

Ex-president faces money-laundering and fraud charges linked to 1990s arms deal A corruption case against South Africa’s former president Jacob Zuma in which he faces corruption charges linked to a multibillion-dollar 1990s arms deal has been adjourned. The Durban High Court adjourned the case until June 8. A judge made the announcement on Friday as Zuma sat […]

Brazil’s Lula faces jail for corruption after supreme court ruling

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has plea to avoid prison rejected in move likely to end his political career Brazil’s supreme court has rejected the former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s plea to avoid prison while he appeals a corruption conviction, in a move that likely ends his political career and deepens divisions in […]

Gender pay: Theresa May attacks ‘burning injustice’

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to tackle the “burning injustice” of the UK’s gender pay gap – the difference between the average earnings of men and women. Dozens of UK businesses still need to submit their gender pay figures ahead of Wednesday’s midnight deadline. Some 8,870 companies had already done so as of 07:00 […]

Shelling kills Palestinian in Gaza as border protest starts

A Palestinian farmer has been killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza, Palestinian officials say, hours before a major protest by Palestinians along the border was due to start. The strike happened near the town of Khan Yunis, in southern Gaza. The Israeli military said a tank had fired at two suspects after suspicious activity […]

EU still unmoved by Spain’s standoff with Catalan separatists

European leaders maintain their position that independence drive is strictly a matter for Madrid A European arrest warrant issued for five former Catalan ministers is stirring nationalist feelings around the continent but looks unlikely to change the EU’s settled view of the separatists’ standoff with the Spanish government. The arrest of the former Catalan leader Carles […]

FBI looked into Trump plans to build hotel in Latvia with Putin supporter

Exclusive: US authorities made inquiries even before 2016 election campaign into Trump property dealings in former Soviet Union In 2010, a small group of businessmen including a wealthy Russian supporter of Vladimir Putin began working on plans to build a glitzy hotel and entertainment complex with Donald Trump in Riga, the capital of Latvia. A senior Trump executive […]

Trump da un año a 200.000 liberianos para que abandonen EE.UU.

El presidente estadounidense les retira la protección y deberán regularizar su situación migratoria o marchar del país El presidente de EE.UU., Donald Trump, retiró este miércoles la protección Diferida de Salida Forzada (DED, en sus siglas en inglés) a unos 200.000 nacionales de Liberia y les dio un año para abandonar el país o regularizar su situación migratoria. En 1991 el entonces […]

Catalogna, manifestanti bloccano le strade. Puigdemont, estradizione in bilico

Gruppi di dimostranti hanno occupato l’autostrada nei pressi della frontiera con la Francia e quella che collega la Catalogna con il sud del Paese. Dalla Germania: la caccia al leader catalano potrebbe essere considerata “politica” e quindi l’ordine di arresto sarebbe respinto. L’Onu, intanto, accoglie il ricorso dell’ex presidente. Nuovi incidenti in Catalogna dove gruppi di manifestanti […]

Caso ex spia avvelenata. 14 Paesi dell’UE ed USA compatto contro Mosca

Dalle minacce di ritorsioni ai fatti è un passo. L’Occidente si è schierato compatto contro la Russia, accusata esplicitamente del tentativo di avvelenamento con gas nervino dell’ex spia Sergej Skripal e della figlia Yulia, nel sud dell’Inghilterra. Compatti UE, USA, Canada e NATO hanno deciso un’espulsione di massa di diplomatici russi. Una mossa clamorosa che riporta alla mente i tempi […]

Purga di Erdogan nelle scuole: 2500 istituti confiscati, cacciati 30mila insegnanti

L’accusa è di appartenere o simpatizzare per il movimento di Gülen, “mente” del (fallito) golpe. Ministero istruzione: “Completata con successo” l’opera di pulizia. In meno di due anni fermate 170mila persone, indagati 400mila cittadini, confiscati 235mila passaporti.  Le purghe lanciate dal presidente turco Recep Tayyip Erdogan all’indomani del (fallito) golpedell’estate 2016 hanno colpito anche la scuola, […]

French university protests threaten to spread after violence

Investigators trying to discover identities of men who violently broke up a Montpellier sit-in Protests over Emmanuel Macron’s university reforms threaten to spread to faculties across France after outrage following the violent breakup of a student sit-in in Montpellier by masked men with bats and sticks. Around 50 students had been staging a lecture hall sit-in at the […]

Spanish supreme court charges 13 Catalan leaders with rebellion

Charges over last year’s referendum and subsequent declaration of independence carry a maximum sentence of 30 years in jail A Spanish supreme court judge has charged 13 senior Catalan leaders, including the region’s deposed president and the candidate chosen to succeed him, with rebellion over their roles in last year’s unilateral referendum and subsequent declaration of independence. […]

Unions flood streets of Paris in stand against Macron reforms

French riot police fired teargas in Paris and other cities at demonstrators who set cars on fire and smashed windows on the sidelines of nationwide strikes and street protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s labour reforms. Hundreds of trains and flights were cancelled and scores of schools closed their doors in the first protest against the centrist […]

Russian agent may have limited mental capacity after nerve attack

A military-grade nerve toxin attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter may have left them with compromised mental capacity and it is unclear whether they will recover, a British judge said on Thursday. Britain has said Russia used a Soviet-era chemical weapon called Novichok to attack Skripal and his daughter Yulia […]

Siamo tutti Sarkozy: il leader perfetto per un Occidente ipocrita e coloniale

Sarkozy come Tony Blair (e Cameron, e Obama, e Trump), ovvero l’Occidente che si distingue per ipocrisia, e non esita a diventare imbroglione e sanguinario sotto il manto del buonismo Il “caso Sarkozy”, ovvero la curiosa vicenda del Presidente di Francia che si fece finanziare la campagna elettorale (2007) dal colonnello e autocrate libico Muhammar Gheddafi e qualche anno […]

India confirms death of 39 men kidnapped by Isis in Iraq in 2014

DNA tests on bodies in mass grave near Mosul show match to missing construction workers India says 39 of its citizens who were kidnapped by Islamic State in Iraq in 2014 have been confirmed dead after their remains were tested in Baghdad. The Indian external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj, told parliament that DNA tests on bodies recovered […]

Nicolás Sarkozy, detenido por la presunta financiación ilegal de su campaña en 2007

El expresidente francés ha sido convocado en la Policía Judicial para explicarse sobre los fondos para la campaña de 2007 y su comparecencia podría prolongarse 48 horas El expresidente francés Nicolás Sarkozy está declarando hoy, bajo arresto, por la investigación judicial abierta por una posible financiación ilegal de la campaña para su elección en 2007. El político francés se encuentra actualmente en las […]

Israeli stabbed to death by Palestinian near Jerusalem holy site

An Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. Adiel Colman, a father of four, was killed close to the Lions Gate entrance to one of the city’s holiest sites. Police shot dead the attacker, named by […]

Israel accuses French consulate worker of smuggling 72 guns out of Gaza

AFrench consulate employee has been arrested by Israel’s security services for allegedly using a diplomatic vehicle to smuggle dozens of guns out of Gaza to Palestinian arms dealers in the occupied West Bank.  Romain Franck, a 24-year-old worker at the French diplomatic facility in Jerusalem, allegedly used his diplomatic privileges to sneak 70 handguns and […]

Michel Barnier: “Gibraltar saldrá de la UE al mismo tiempo que Reino Unido”

La UE y Reino Unido alcanzan un acuerdo sobre el periodo de transición del Brexit Tras una negociación intensiva durante todo el fin de semana y la noche del domingo, la UE y Reino Unido han alcanzado un acuerdo sobre el periodo de transición del Brexit. Reino Unido pagará la factura de salida, aceptará casi el 100% de […]

A third of UK Muslims report abuse or crime while studying

Most victims believe acts were motivated by anti-Muslim prejudice, NUS survey finds A third of Muslim students have experienced abuse or crime at their place of study, with most victims believing it was motivated by Islamophobia, a National Union of Students (NUS) survey has found. The Muslim Students’ Survey was launched in 2017 to better understand the […]

Farmers in South Africa claim they are being targeted in ‘horrific’ attacks

There are fears moves to take land from white farmers without compensation could encourage more violence. But opinions are divided on whether they are being targeted because of race White farmers in South Africa claim they are being targeted in a series of brutal attacks over land that are being overlooked by police and implicitly encouraged by the […]

Trump lanza su ataque más duro contra el fiscal que investiga la trama rusa

Robert Mueller está en negociaciones para interrogar al mandatario con el fin de dilucidar su posible papel en la injerencia de Moscú en las elecciones de 2016 El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, arremetió hoy contra la investigación sobre la trama rusa dirigida por el fiscal especial Robert Mueller, que está en negociaciones para interrogar al mandatario con el […]

French consulate worker ‘smuggled arms from Gaza’

A French national employed at the country’s consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons from the Gaza Strip. Israel’s Shin Bet security agency said the unnamed man, in his 20s, was arrested in February at the Erez border crossing. One of the suspect’s jobs at the consulate was as […]

Stati Uniti: licenziato McCabe, ex numero due dell’Fbi

Washington – Jeff Sessions licenzia l’ex numero due dell’Fbi Andrew McCabe: l’accusa è quella di aver fornito notizie ai media e di aver mancato di sincerità in più occasioni, anche sotto giuramento. L’annuncio arriva a 48 ore dall’atteso pensionamento di McCabe, che avrebbe dovuto lasciare domenica così da maturare i requisiti necessari per ottenere la pensione […]