Colombian army denies pushing officers to increase rebels number

Colombian army denies pushing officers to increase rebels number

The head of the Colombian army denied Monday that he has put pressure on his senior officers to significantly increase the number of rebels or members of the cartels killed or captured during military operations. This denial follows the publication of a New York Times article this weekend in which military sources claim that the […]

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo reelected with 55.5% of the votes

Indonesian President Joko Widodo reelected with 55.5% of the votes

Indonesian President Joko Widodo was reelected with 55.5% of the vote against 44.5% against his opponent, former General Prabowo Subianto, according to the final results of the poll of 17 April announced in the night of Monday to Tuesday by the General Election Commission (KPU). This result is consistent with the unofficial projections made by […]

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Opponent Moise Katumbi returns to DRC after three years of exile

Opponent Moise Katumbi returns to DRC after three years of exile

The opponent Moise Katumbi returned Monday in the Democratic Republic of Congo after three years in exile and the proclamation of his amnesty by the new president Felix Tshisekedi. Thousands of supporters welcomed him at the Lubumbashi airport in the south-east of the country. “I’m happy to be back, the truth still triumphs,” he said. […]

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Austria: resignation of all far-right ministers

Austria: resignation of all far-right ministers

Austria: The right-wing government coalition ended on Monday with the departure of all FPÖ ministers, three days after the broadcast of a compromising video for nationalist leader Heinz-Christian Strache. All ministers from the far-right party Freedom Party (FPÖ) left the Austrian government on Monday as a result of the scandal that left FPÖ vice-chancellor and […]

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Austria: far-right ministers leave the government

Austria: far-right ministers leave the government

The compromising video involving the former Vice Chancellor of Austria had initially resulted in the dismissal of the far-right Minister of the Interior on Monday. They had warned, they did it. The Austrian far-right party FPÖ announced Monday the resignation of all its ministers of the coalition government, following the dismissal earlier this day of […]

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Indonesia: the questions that arise after the Felix Dorfin conviction

Indonesia: the questions that arise after the Felix Dorfin conviction

The Frenchman Felix Dorfin was sentenced to death for drug trafficking. Indonesia is known for its extreme severity on the issue of narcotics. All, however, is not over for the convict. Indonesian justice on Monday (May 20th) sentenced a French national, Felix Dorfin, to death for drug trafficking. He was arrested last September at the […]

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Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelensky dissolves parliament and calls elections

Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelensky dissolves parliament and calls elections

The new Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelenski was sworn in on Monday and immediately declared the dissolution of parliament and called early parliamentary elections, hoping to win a majority in an assembly dominated by supporters of his predecessor Petro Poroshenko. Volodimir Zelenski, a TV series actor with no political experience, won the presidential election last month […]

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