En Espagne, cinq séparatistes catalans emprisonnés ont été élus aux élections législatives

In Spain, five imprisoned Catalan separatists have been elected to the legislative elections

Oriol Junqueras, Raul Romeva, Jordi Sanchez, Jordi Turull and Josep Rull were elected, while they are currently in full trial. Five Catalan separatists, currently detained and tried in Madrid for their role in Catalonia’s attempt to secede in 2017, were elected deputies on Sunday (April 28th) in the Spanish elections won by the Socialists. Among […]

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Indonesia: 20 years in prison against Frenchman Felix Dorfin

Indonesia: 20 years in prison against Frenchman Felix Dorfin

Indonesian prosecutors have sought a 20-year prison sentence against Felix Dorfin, who was arrested last September with four kilos of drugs. A crime punishable by the death penalty in Indonesia. Cocaine, ecstasy, amphetamines. Four kilos of drugs were found in the double bottom of the suitcase of Felix Dorfin last September at the Indonesian airport […]

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Erdogan and Trump discuss Russian S-400s

Erdogan and Trump discuss Russian S-400s

Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke Monday in a telephone conversation about the Turkish proposal for a joint working group on the Russian air defense system S-400 that Ankara intends to acquire. “Our honorable President has raised the proposal to establish a working group on the purchase of S-400 defense systems from […]

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Haiti firing near the US embassy in Port-au-Prince

Haiti: firing near the US embassy in Port-au-Prince

The United States Embassy in Haiti reported Monday that gunshots were fired near its building in Port-au-Prince, an incident that quickly ended. The US State Department said in an alert to travelers that these shots were heard at “the rear entrance of the embassy”, whose staff took refuge inside. “If you go to the embassy, […]

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Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw the Russian investigation, resigns

Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw the Russian investigation, resigns

He had supervised the delicate Russian investigation for almost two years. The US Department of Justice’s number two, Rod Rosenstein, announced Monday (April 29th) that he will step down on May 11th. This long-awaited departure follows the closure of investigations by Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller, who has not found evidence of an agreement between Moscow […]

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Jihadist ISIS group releases a video of its "chef" for the first time in 5 years

Jihadist ISIS group releases a video of its leader for the first time in 5 years

For the first time in five years, the jihadist group Islamic State (ISIS) broadcast an alleged video of “its leader” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi on Monday, just over a month after the fall of his self-proclaimed “caliphate”. This video is undated and the location of his filming is unknown. But he who is presented as Abu […]

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Former soldier arrested in preparation for California bombing

Former soldier arrested in preparation for California bombing

California authorities on Monday announced the arrest of a former US military man who was trying to organize a bomb attack near Los Angeles, he said, to avenge attacks on two mosques in New Zealand in March. Mark Steven Domingo, 26, was apprehended on Friday after receiving what he thought was a bomb but was […]

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Small success at the Balkan summit: Belgrade and Pristina renew dialogue

Small success at the Balkan summit: Belgrade and Pristina renew dialogue

For Pristina and Belgrade, but also for Berlin and Paris, this Balkan summit was a chance to put their relationship back on track … Whether it’s Brexit, trade relations with the United States, or their approach to the fight against climate change, the Franco-German engine of Europe seems well seized. But Angela Merkel and Emmanuel […]

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Joe Biden launches campaign by addressing "blue collar"

Joe Biden launches campaign by addressing “blue collar”

Joe Biden launched his campaign for the 2020 US presidential election on Monday, immediately carrying his message on the social ground at a meeting organized by trade unionists in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which will be a determining run to the White House. For this entry, Biden, who has long delayed the announcement of his candidacy, immediately […]

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