sexta-feira, 27 de maio de 2016

Austria: Ministry of the Interior is investigating "irregularities" in the presidential

According to the Government of Vienna, research does not put into question the result which gave victory to the ecologist Alexander Van-der Bellen.

Norbert Hofer, of the right-wing Liberal Party, took the defeat and asserts that despite suspicions the election result must be accepted.

A view shared by the leader of the Freedom Party, Heinz-Christian Strache. "The result of democracy must be respected. There are many suspicions. These are checked by lawyers and by independent persons. We have to evaluate it. People don't like it. They want trust in democracy and due process ", he assures us.

According to the Ministry of the Interior, there is no evidence of el ectoral fraud. The authorities will investigate "irregularities" in the counting of the votes by correspondence.

According to information published by the Austrian media, some electoral centers began the counting of these votes on Sunday, without the presence of members of the Electoral Commission.

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France: police detained a man suspected of being a radical Islamist

The man is suspected of being a radical Islamist and have traveled to Syria.

According to the local media the individual presented psychiatric problems and have refused to be hospitalized, by his father, in a clinic.

In the apartment the police found several packages of tear gas.

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G7: expansive fiscal policies and geopolitics in the menu of the first day

China is not part of the G7 but their presence was noted during the work. As in the case of the debate on the overproduction of steel currently on the world market to which Chinese exports contribute with half the capacity. The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Junker said that "Europe has a general problem regarding Chinese overcapacity. The European Union has 22 steel-producing countries and all countries with steel industries in their territories have the right to defend its industry. "

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Japan: G7 Summit dominated by economy and external security

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, hosts G7 leaders gathered on Thursday for the first day of the Summit of Ise-Shima, central Japan, a meeting dedicated to economic issues and foreign security policy, after a welcome ceremony in the symbolic Shinto shrine of Ise.

The leaders of Germany, Canada, United States, France, Italy, Japan and United Kingdom chegararam the day before for bilateral meetings in the middle of a large security apparatus.

The Summit aims to adopt a declaration that will highlight the importance of fiscal, monetary and structural measures to revive the global economy.

This approach would combine the positions of the United States, Japan an d Canada, defending common policies of fiscal stimulus and public investment to promote consumption.

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quinta-feira, 26 de maio de 2016

Italian Navy rescues more than 500 migrants off the coast of Libya

Stunning images that show the sinking of a boat of migrants off the coast of Libya resulting in five dead. The fast intervention of the Italian Guard allowed save 562 people after a dramatic sequence caused by the mass movement of passengers from one place to another.

According to the latest data from the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on May 22, combined with the Italian aid, about 40,000 people arrived on the Italian coast since the beginning of the year.

During the same period, 1,370 migrants and refugees died before arriving to Europe across the Mediterranean, 24% less than in the same period last year (1792), said Tuesday the Organization International Organization for Migration (IOM).

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France: Unions strike vote on nuclear power

The 19 French nuclear plants risk a partial outage this Thursday. Workers affects the CGT Trade Union Confederation joined the strikes that are in other sectors, that last for a week, in contesting the new labor law. The unions accuse the far left Socialist Government of autism.

"Down on the street is no longer enough, we hear-says a trade unionist. The time has come to wield other weapons a little more important, a little more consistent and we're all going into this fight to tell the Government: no, that's enough! "

Despite the outages in nuclear power stations supplying electricity is not expected to be affected by virtue of legal provisions. The same cannot be said of traditional fuels in transportation.

The authorities resorted to force to put an end to the blockade of a deposit in the North of the country. Most refineries are closed and the terminal of Le Havre, where they arrive 40% of oil imports, has the taps closed until Friday.

In Parliament, the Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, assured that the police will continue to take action to disperse the roadblocks that threaten to paralyze the country.

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Migrants: 5600 people rescued off the coast of Libya in 48 hours

The Italian Navy rescued 562 migrants on Board of a fishing boat which sank off the coast of Libya, when followed towards the European coasts. The vessel was identified on Wednesday morning by an Italian patrulhador and eventually become, due to the high number of people on board. The ship Bettica, assisted by another frigate of the Italian Navy, managed to rescue most of the occupants, although they have been retrieved at least five lifeless bodies.

According to the figures presented by the Italian coast guard, about 5600 people were rescued off the coast of Libya, in the last 48 hours.

At the same time, the Greek police could follow-up, by the second day, the evacuation of the refugee camp of Idomeni line, along the border with Macedonia. S ince this Tuesday, 700 members of the Greek security forces travelled in buses more than 2000 people.

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