Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Politics. Show all posts

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Espagne: Mariano Rajoy dit quitter "définitivement" la politique

Mariano Rajoy dit quitter "définitivement" la politique
L'ancien chef du gouvernement conservateur espagnol Mariano Rajoy, qui a annoncé mardi quitter la tête du Parti populaire après avoir été renversé par le parlement, a assuré mercredi qu'il abandonnait la politique "définitivement".

Monday, August 28, 2017

FARC prepares for move to politics after disarmament

FARC prepares for move to politics
Members of the FARC group in Colombia have begun discussing the group's future in its first congress since the conclusion of a historic disarmament process.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Martin Schulz to give up European Parliament for German politics

Martin Schulz will announce this morning (24 November) that he is giving up his bid to serve another term as European Parliament president and will instead campaign for a seat in the German Bundestag in next year’s elections.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Argentine police clash with Kirchner supporters after court appearance

Argentine police and supporters of former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner clashed after she appeared in court on Monday to face a corruption trial she has likened to political persecution.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Poll: Majority of Filipinos are satisfied with Duterte

Filipinos are generally satisfied with the first three months of their new President's mandate, despite his violent campaign against drugs and his controversial comments, according to a survey released on Thursday.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Former British PM Cameron quits politics

Former British prime minister David Cameron is resigning from his seat in parliament, ending his political career to avoid becoming a "distraction".

Thursday, July 14, 2016

French foreign Minister: «Boris Johnson is a liar, with their backs against the wall»

The French foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault named his newly appointed British colleague Boris Johnson a «liar, pressed to the wall,» and argued that the United Kingdom needs to be honest and reliable, Minister for foreign Affairs.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Cameron: a British Exit from the EU will negatively affect Israel’s security

The Prime Minister of great Britain David Cameron said this week, speaking to British Jews, Israel’s need to the UK remains part of the European Union and could deal with BDS and other anti-Israel movements, according to The Breaking Israel News.

Friday, October 16, 2015

China: Poverty challenged

The Chinese government will enact more support policies to lift the country's 70 million poor people above the poverty line by 2020, President Xi Jinping pledged on Friday ahead of the 23rd International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Germany seeks splitting powers of EU commission

Germany has not denied on Friday reports that it is seeking reform on the competences of the European Commission, but claimed that its ideas do not intend the disempowerment of the institution.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Aleksandar Vučić has said that "Serbia showed true hospitality to (Edi) Rama and reacted to his speech appropriately and proudly."

The prime minister said that the policy of his government was "to talk and solve problems," and that he sees is as "a policy of the future."
He rejected the criticism that he should have responded "differently" to the provocation of the Albanian prime minister made during their joint news conference on Monday:

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

European Commission prefers to settle Putin-Barroso conversation issue diplomatically

BRUSSELS, September 03. /ITAR-TASS/. The European Commission prefers to settle the issue involving the contents of a telephone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and EC chief Jose Manuel Barroso diplomatically, the EC press-service has told ITAR-TASS, when asked if Barroso had any objections to the possibility the Russian presidential staff may disclose the contents of the conversation in full to eliminate confusion.
The EC press-service said it was a major diplomatic issue and steps were being taken to settle it diplomatically, not through the mass media.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Russian presidential administration ready to make public Putin-Barroso conversation

MOSCOW, September 02. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s presidential administration has both the transcript and the audio recording of a recent phone conversation between Russian President Vladimir Putin and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and “is ready to make public its content to remove all misunderstandings”, Russia’s Ambassador to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said in a letter to Barroso.
“Over the past few days, some media, including the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, have been publishing comments regarding your phone conversation with President Putin last Friday, August 29,” the letter said.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Obama under fire over foreign policy (urging him to do more to help Ukraine resist Russian advances)

President Barack Obama has come under renewed criticism over his foreign policy from both Democratic and Republican lawmakers as he wrestled with crises in Iraq, Syria, Libya and Ukraine.
Republican lawmakers on Sunday seized on Obama's comment earlier this week when he said, "We don't have a strategy yet" for confronting the Islamic State group, saying it suggested indecisiveness.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Georgian chief prosecutor puts ex-president on wanted list

The Georgian chief prosecutor's office has put former President Mikheil Saakashvili on its wanted list for alleged criminal acts during his presidency.

In an interview with Georgian television station Rustavi2 conducted in New York and aired on Friday, Saakashvili responded that the move is aimed at preventing him from going back to Georgia for political activities.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Serbia strongly condemns shooting down of airplane. --"We will conduct a balanced policy, and certainly there will be pressure from various sides" (Serbian FM Ivica Dačić)

BELGRADE. -- Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić has said that Serbia strongly condemns the shooting down of a Malaysian passenger airplane in Ukraine last week.

He said that the tragedy "is a consequence of the conflict that has long been underway in Ukraine."
"We appeal that every effort is made as soon as possible, and to help as much as we can. The most important thing is that there is a deescalation of the conflict. We demand an absolutely independent investigation of the crash," Dačić told reporters on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

L’Europe s’oppose à la politique russophobe des Etats-Unis

Une bataille autour de la candidature du nouveau chef de la diplomatie européenne prend de l’ampleur en Europe. Plusieurs experts estiment que cela s’explique par la position des États-Unis qui ne souhaitent pas voir à ce poste une figure politique indépendante, capable de prendre les décisions en fonction des impératifs du moment.

La candidature du successeur de Catherine Ashton qui occupe ce poste depuis 2009, doit être annoncée avant la fin de la semaine, à l’issue du Sommet de l’UE. Certains pays de l’UE s’opposent à la nomination de la chef de la diplomatie italienne Federica Mogerini.

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