Peace agreement and US partial withdrawal are drawing closer to Afghanistan

Peace agreement and US partial withdrawal are drawing closer to Afghanistan

A proposal for a peace agreement in Afghanistan, involving the break-up between Taliban and al-Qaeda, would allow the withdrawal of thousands of US soldiers, said Thursday several media. According to the Washington Post, a first peace agreement is expected to reduce the number of US troops on the spot to 8,000, up from 14,000 currently. […]

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Frenchman Felix Dorfin escapes the death penalty in Indonesia

Frenchman Felix Dorfin escapes the death penalty in Indonesia

Arrested in September 2018 in possession of nearly three kilos of drugs, the 35-year-old man, originally from Bethune, was sentenced to death in May. He will not be sentenced to death. An Indonesian court has reduced the sentence of Frenchman Felix Dorfin, who was sentenced to death in May for drug trafficking, to 19 years […]

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Trump again threatens China to overtax all its imports.

Trump again threatens China to overtax all its imports.

The American president’s threats this time concern finished products such as sneakers, wedding dresses, televisions … But what is he playing? Donald Trump relaunched on Thursday, August 1 the trade war with Beijing, announcing its intention to extend additional tariffs to all imports from China. In a series of tweets, the US president, who seeks […]

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Hong Kong arrest of the founder of a banned pro-independence party

Hong Kong: arrest of the founder of a banned pro-independence party

The founder of a banned Hong Kong independence party was arrested during a police operation during which weapons and explosives were seized, a police source told AFP on Friday when the former colony Britain is going through a serious political crisis. In a statement, police said seven men and a woman were arrested Thursday night […]

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US Democrats debate Warren and Sanders target moderates

US Democrats debate: Warren and Sanders target the moderates

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren were fiercely attacked by their moderate rivals in a debate late Tuesday between contenders for the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election, which revealed ideological divides within the party. The two left-wing figures vigorously defended their radical reform programs to defeat Donald Trump, while their rivals feared to […]

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United States leaves the INF disarmament treaty

United States leaves the INF disarmament treaty

The United States officially released Friday INF disarmament treaty, which they accuse Moscow of having violated for years, paving the way for a new arms race against Russia, but especially against China. “The INF treaty has been useful to us, but it only works if both parties respect it,” Pentagon chief Mark Esper said recently. […]

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US sanctions against Mohammad Javad Zarif Iran anger , EU regrets

US sanctions against Mohammad Javad Zarif : Iran anger , EU regrets

Iranian President Hassan Rohani said on Thursday that Washington was showing “fear” and “helplessness” by imposing sanctions on Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, with whom the EU has already announced that it will continue to work. In the wake of Washington’s announcement of sanctions against the Iranian chief diplomat, the EU “regretted” this decision […]

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Why there is applause in American political debates (and not in France)

Why there is applause in American political debates (and not in France)

In the United States, the debates of the primary democrats prove it again these days, we applaud a candidate willingly. Which is absolutely not done in France. The presidential race for 2020 has been launched for several weeks in the United States. And those who carefully follow the Democratic primary – which the second major […]

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The favorite Joe Biden waited at the second debate turn for the Democratic primaries

The favorite Joe Biden waited at the second debate turn for the Democratic primaries

Favorite polls and moderate among moderates, Joe Biden will be the focus of attention Wednesday night in Detroit during the televised debate of the primary Democrats, after first games that showed the deep ideological divides between candidates. Given the record number of contenders for the Democratic nomination for the 2020 presidential election, CNN chose to […]

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North Korea fired two ballistic missiles, according to Seoul

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles, according to Seoul

Pyongyang on Wednesday launched two South Korea ballistic missiles, days after firing two more short-range projectiles to protest joint military exercises between Seoul and Washington. Missiles fired Wednesday at the dawn of the Wonsan region, on the eastern coast of North Korea, flew about 250 km at an altitude of 30 km before sinking into […]

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