quinta-feira, 30 de outubro de 2014

President of Zambia dies at 77 years

In September, Sata has failed the speech at the UN General Assembly and at the time circulated reports that felt wrong in a New York hotel.

Sata should be replaced temporarily by Defense Minister Edgar Lungu, who directed the country recently and who presided over the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of the independence of Zambia.

Was admitted to the hospital since the day 19. He was the fifth President of the country, had 77 years.

quarta-feira, 29 de outubro de 2014

Research reinforces the family thesis of Rémi Fraisse

The Prosecutor of Albi, southern France, confirmed that traces of TNT were found on the clothes of the young man found dead after a demonstration against the project of construction of the Sivens dam.

"While we await the findings of the investigation gave orders that the use of this type of offensive hand grenades were suspended" claims the French Interior Minister, Bernard Cazeneuve.

The measure aims to reassure the spirits of a population increasingly excited and determined to clarify what happened to October 26.

"Now we know how far the police are willing to go. There are many motivated people who won't let this go blank "refers to a Frenchman.

The Government appeals for calm the population that has multiplied the protest actions after the death of the young protester. Also, local authorities will ask for the suspension of the project of construction of the dam by the end of the week.

Napolitano questioned in lawsuit over alleged negotiations between the State and the mafia

Nicola Mancino, at the time Minister of the Interior asked helps Giorgio Napolitano to halt that prosecutors were pressing. The telephone conversations were recorded and subsequently destroyed.

According to the indictment, the negotiations between the State and the mafia will be started after the assassination of the Deputy, unless Lima in 1992 and anti-mafia judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino.

Euronews: "for the first time in history, the gates of the Presidential Palace opens up to justice. The process about the alleged negotiations between the State and the Italian mafia reached the Quirinale to hear Napolitano. The head of State responds to questions posed by judges and lawyers trying to thus clarify the facts dating back to the early 90. A long-awaited moment for the families of victims who continue to ask for justice. "

Nigeria minimizes violence in its negotiations with the Boko Haram

For the Nigerian Foreign Minister, Aminu Wali, negotiations with the Boko Haram, which arise in Chad, are not at risk, and there is even the possibility of putting on the table the recém-sequestrados case of a German citizen kidnapped last week while a compatriot was killed by an armed group.



Conclusion of joint #Nigeria visit: #Steinmeier+@laurentfabius meet w/ Pres.Jonathan. @GovtOfNigeria @JGoodlucktweets pic.twitter.com/w7nka4N51W

The responsible French diplomatic claims to be essential to maintain the fight against the fundamentalists: "we support you in your fight against terrorism, against the Boko Haram. Is a necessary fight. Not only to Nigeria, but for the entire region. "



Press Conference with Aminu Bashir Wali Muhammad, MFA of the #Nigeria and FW #Steinmeier cc @AuswaertigesAmt pic.twitter.com/3rXVHdLEPt

The abduction of more than 200 girls happened six months ago, during a night of mid-April, in a school of Chibock, the Northern Nigerian state of Borno. The case shocked the world and followed civil campaigns through the internet appeal to Islamic Group for the release of the students. Without success.



According to a report released recently by the organization Human Rights Watch (HRW or Portuguese Human Rights Observatory), mas de 500 girls and women have been kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram extremist since the beginning of the revolt of the group against the local government, in 2009. The HRW accuses the Nigerian authorities have treated lightly the case of 200 girls abducted in April.



#Interactive Timeline of Boko Haram Abductions: April 2013 â€" July 2014 http://t.co/0eooHPUpp4 #BringBackOurGirls pic.twitter.com/grXnJwFdT5

Last week, some 30 children were kidnapped in another case related to Boko Haram. Since the end of last week, at least 17 people were killed after new attack, again in Borno, appointed the affection to the militant Islamic fundamentalist group.



Boko Haram has abducted more women despite claims of a Nigeria cease-fire http://t.co/WuFHKTTfdz pic.twitter.com/r8kxJ0lRfW

Rousseff faces big challenges in this second term

It is clear that Rousseff has many challenges ahead of us, a lot of things will have to change, including most of the Ministers, as the holder of the folder of the economy which had already committed to turning if it was re-elected.

"There was a very adverse situation for the Government, an economic environment in which the country is growing, although he managed to keep his job, that's what I tried and succeeded Rousseff transmit that to the population: the entire world is facing a crisis but we're keeping employment and increasing the minimum wage. And I think that's why she won, because he convinced people that way of dealing with the crisis, "says political analyst Sonia Fleury.

The Brazilian situation is particular. Although he continued to attract foreign investment, and it should not be forgotten that the Brazilian market is, extremely, protectionist, the confidence of domestic enterprises is the lowest of the past five years and investors are not satisfied. They accuse the Government of interfering, excessively, in the economy limited growth and competitiveness.

Still, the streets became the party might hope that Rousseff, in this second term, take the country out of stagnation.

terça-feira, 28 de outubro de 2014

Ukraine: Started talks to pro-Western coalition formation

Following the victory of supporters of European integration of Ukraine in the Sunday legislative Chairman Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had preliminary talks for more than likely formation of coalition Government.

Petro Poroshenko block wants an enlarged coalition of pro-Western parties. "I want to emphasise that our formula is that all the parties that took part in the protests of ' maidan ' be included in the coalition. In particular, the Freedom Party, the party of Self-help, the advantage of the motherland; all of them can enter the coalition talks that started literally this morning ", Yuriy Lutsenko, announced the formation of the President.

Surprise was their third place by Self-help party, composed of young militants and soldiers returning from the front line. "The people who will have positions should be the best in their areas and not friends and colleagues, as it used to be, we have to have a direct personal responsibility. Only self-sufficient personalities should be named Ministers, with the right to make independent decisions and then take responsibility ", explained the formation leader, Andriy Sadovyi.

Brussels and Washington welcomed the electoral process and the choice of the Ukrainians. Poroshenko met Monday with members of the European Parliament to evaluate the result of the ballot. The President had a message. "I ask politely to eventually accelerate the process of ratification of the association agreement in your countries. It would also be an important gesture of support during this period, "said Poroshenko.

The Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk also met with MEPs.

Moscow reacted by the voice of the Foreign Minister. Sergei Lavrov affirmed that Russia recognize the election and the results, despite not having passed scrutiny across the country.

Northern Baltic countries relieves gas and annoys Russia

' ' Independence "is, precisely, the name of the ship carrying the first shipment of liquefied gas to the Baltic Sea from Norway.

The vessel launched in Lithuanian seaport Klaipeda anchor, a fundamental step to cut the moorings on the constraint permanebte threat from Moscow.

Several hundred people came to cheer on the vessel, which measures three football fields in length.

The Lithuania will be able to import up to 4 billion cubic meters of gas per year from 2015, according to sources from the Norwegian company Statoil.

The Lithuanian Government recently suggested that the apparent mission of phantom Russian submarine in waters of the North Sea, is related to this shipment of natural gas, at a time when Vilnius redoubles efforts to declare energy independence vis-à-vis the Russian giant Gazprom.