The opponent Juan Guaido has been recognized as interim president of Venezuela by 19 countries of the European Union, immediately accused by the socialist president Nicolas Maduro of “supporting the putschist plans” of the United States. While diplomatic support is growing, Juan Guaido, 35, is trying to organize the arrival of humanitarian aid to Venezuela, […]
Iran warned Israel on Tuesday that it would respond in a “firm and dissuasive” way to new air attacks by the Jewish state against its positions in Syria. Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Iranian National Security Council, issued the warning during a meeting in Tehran with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem. Iran is with Russia […]
Taliban talks last month in Qatar with the United States were a success, their chief negotiator said on a visit to Moscow on Tuesday. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy to Afghanistan, where the United States has been engaged militarily for more than seventeen years, announced at the end of January that it had reached a […]
Former Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who was accused of war crimes committed in the 1990s, started Saturday in the run-up to the presidential election in July. Returned from exile in 2016, he remains a very controversial character. His party, Hezb-e-Islami, is held responsible for many abuses during the civil war, including the siege of Kabul, […]
The next presidential election in Algeria will take place on April 18, announced Friday the presidency of the Republic, quoted by the state press agency Algeria Press Services (APS). The mandate of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has headed Algeria since 1999, expires on April 28. His side has been calling him for several months to […]
An event organized in Antananarivo, the Malagasy capital, to challenge the results of the presidential election proclaimed by the CENI (Independent National Electoral Commission) is dispersed by the police with the help of tear gas.