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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Washington calls for postponement of delivery of Russian S-400 missiles

Washington calls for postponement of Russian S-400 missiles delivery to Turkey

The United States has asked Turkey to postpone the delivery of S-400 missiles by Russia, sources said on Monday. Washington opposes the purchase by Ankara of this missile system, which Moscow must deliver to Turkey in July. A senior Turkish official, however, said the Turkish position had not changed: “We will buy the S-400 in […]

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North Korea gets impatient and fires two missiles

North Korea gets impatient and fires two missiles

Pyongyang fired two short-range missiles Thursday from the Sino-ri military base, while the US envoy to North Korea, Stephen Biegun, landed a few hours earlier in Seoul to continue denuclearization negotiations. Kim Jong-un’s message is clear: without agreement, Pyongyang will not spare Washington. On February 28, Donald Trump departed prematurely from the summit in Hanoi […]

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Iran: Washington denounces "credible threat" and sends an aircraft carrier

Iran: Washington denounces “credible threat” and sends an aircraft carrier

The United States has for the first time carried its campaign of pressure against Iran on the military ground by dispatching an aircraft carrier in the Middle East in response to a “credible threat” from Tehran, at the risk of fuel a dangerous climb. The US warning comes just a year after the US pulled […]

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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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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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