Pete Buttigieg, American presidential candidate, gay, Christian, progressive

Pete Buttigieg, American presidential candidate, gay, Christian, progressive

Pete Buttigieg : The popularity of the Democrat continues to climb and with it, the optimism of sexual minorities. “LGBT history has changed today,” says Bobby Beus, a 47-year-old volunteer. Forty people gathered Sunday, April 14 in a West Hollywood apartment cries, cries, laughs after these words of Pete Buttigieg pronounced on television: “I’m running […]

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Venezuelan oil US embargo enters into force

Venezuelan oil: US embargo enters into force

The US embargo on Venezuelan oil comes into effect Sunday, with the stated goal of pushing President Nicolas Maduro to the exit, targeting the pillar of the fragile Venezuelan economy. As of 00:01, the embargo prohibits any US company from buying oil from the state-owned oil company PDVSA or any of its affiliates, and from […]

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Carles Puigdemont banned from European elections

Carles Puigdemont banned from European elections

Former president of the Autonomous Executive of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont announced on Monday that the Spanish electoral commission had banned him from running his party’s list in the European elections on 26 May. Puigdemont moved to Belgium after fleeing Spain at the end of October 2017, when the central government had just suspended the autonomy […]

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Donald Trump has made more than 10,000 "false or misleading" statements since 2017

Donald Trump has made more than 10,000 “false or misleading” statements since 2017

A little more than 800 days in power and a course crossed: that of the 10,000 statements “false or misleading” held by Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post count. The project, led by the daily’s fact-checkers team, was originally supposed to focus on the first 100 days of its presidency, but continued beyond that. […]

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Libya: new demonstration against Haftar and France with yellow vests

Libya: new demonstration against Haftar and France with yellow vests

Libya: Thousands of Libyans, some wearing a yellow vest, have again demonstrated Friday in the main square of Tripoli to denounce the military offensive Marshal Khalifa Haftar and France they accuse of supporting. Similar rallies, resuming the garment that has become the symbol of a protest launched in France since mid-November against the French government […]

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Donald Trump rejects a UN arms trade treaty

Donald Trump “rejects” a UN arms trade treaty

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he was withdrawing the US signature of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), a text adopted in 2013 by the UN, aimed at moralizing the international arms trade. “America rejects this treaty,” Trump said in a speech in Indianapolis, Indiana to the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA). “We […]

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Withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: Washington agrees with Moscow and Beijing

Withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan: Washington agrees with Moscow and Beijing

It is a key agreement for the future of Afghanistan. The United States said Friday that it agrees with their Russian and Chinese rivals on a key point in the peace talks in Afghanistan: the withdrawal of foreign troops from the country. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for Afghanistan, met with Chinese and Russian emissaries […]

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Condemned by Washington, Moscow Protests

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza Condemned by Washington, Moscow Protests

Washington has once again raised the bar on Friday with the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, imposing sanctions on his head of diplomacy, which prompted the strong reaction of Russia, ally of Caracas. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has been ostracized from the international financial system (in dollars) and his US holdings have been […]

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In Brazil, the indigenous population cries out for President Jair Bolsonaro

In Brazil, the indigenous population cries out for President Jair Bolsonaro

In Brazil, thousands of natives gathered Friday in the streets of Brasília, for a walk to the sound of maracas and traditional songs …. At the origin of this initiative, the NGO Campement terre libre, which denounces the destruction of their historic habitat. The lands of indigenous people threatened This three-day gathering is held every […]

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Putin hopes Iran can continue exporting oil

Putin hopes Iran can continue exporting oil

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed hope on Saturday that Iran could continue to export its oil despite US efforts to prevent it as part of a reinstatement of sanctions decided by Washington. The Trump administration has urged major Iranian oil-rich countries to end their acquisitions as of May 1, failing which they will be affected […]

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