Thursday, May 23, 2019

Wars news

Houthis target Saudi site near the border

Houthis target Saudi site near the border

Yemeni Houthi rebels on Tuesday claimed responsibility for attacking a Saudi weapons depot at Najran airport near the border with Yemen using an explosive-laden drone. The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen since 2015 said it was a civilian facility, adding that no casualties were reported. It also accused the Houthis a few hours […]

Syria United States suspects the regime of a new chemical weapon attack

Syria: United States suspects the regime of a new chemical weapons attack

Has Bashar al-Assad’s regime carried out a new attack on chemical weapons? The United States has reported “indications” that suggest it, Tuesday, May 21. In a statement, the US State Department mentions an “alleged chlorine attack in northwestern Syria on the morning of May 19”. And threat of retaliation. The State Department says the “alleged […]

Elections news

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 […]

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 […]

Austrian President Alexander Van : early elections in early September

Austrian President Alexander Van : early elections are in early September

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen said on Sunday that early elections will be held in early September, following the collapse of the right-wing extremist coalition formed in late 2017. “This new start must take place quickly, as fast as the Federal Constitution allows, so I am pleading for elections (…) in September, if possible […]