Argentina: Cristina Kirchner judged for the first time for corruption

Argentina: Cristina Kirchner judged for the first time for corruption

Cristina Kirchner, Argentina president from 2007 to 2015 and vice-presidential candidate, faces Tuesday in Buenos Aires at her first trial, for malpractices in the award of public contracts in Patagonia. Ms. Kirchner, a 66-year-old lawyer, is being prosecuted in several cases under investigation for money laundering, personal enrichment, embezzlement or bribes. Many of his ministers […]

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Alabama a TV channel censors a gay wedding cartoon

Alabama: a TV channel censors a gay wedding cartoon

The conservative state of the southern United States has not broadcast the episode of the cartoon “Arthur” where two people of the same sex get married. While Alabama passed last week the most restrictive US bill on abortion, the conservatives’ influence has once again manifested itself in this southern state of the United States. A […]

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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 […]

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Lionel Jospin supports Raphaël Glucksmann's list

Lionel Jospin supports Raphaël Glucksmann’s list

The former Socialist Prime Minister is no longer bound to reserve duty since he left the Constitutional Council in March. It was in a statement that former Socialist Prime Minister Lionel Jospin announced Tuesday night his support for the list led by Raphael Glucksmann for the European elections. A method that could seem “a minimum”, […]

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Javier Larrondo In Cuba, the repression remains very strong

Javier Larrondo: “In Cuba, the repression remains very strong”

Javier Larrondo is the co-founder and representative for the European Union of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (Unpacu) and the founder of the NGO Cuban Prisoners Defenders, based in Madrid. The two NGOs have just lodged a complaint against Cuba for slavery, concerning the hundreds of thousands of professionals sent every year to a hundred […]

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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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