Politics

Великобритания усилит оборону Фолклендских островов, vigiljournal.com

Defence secretary expected to announce reinforcements of troops and equipment after Argentina said to be buying long-range bombers from Russia
Britain is to “beef up” the defence of the Falkland Islands the government has confirmed, amid reports of an increased risk of invasion by Argentina.

ООН, vigiljournal.com

The Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon said today that 8400 million dollars are needed to meet the humanitarian needs in Syria.
During the Third International Donors Conference for this Arab country, held in Kuwait with the participation of 67 countries and numerous humanitarian organizations, Ban Ki-moon warned that "the Syrians are victims of the worst humanitarian crisis of our time".

Выборы в Боливии, vigiljournal.com

Some six million Bolivians attended the polls today to elect nine governors and 339 mayors, among other regional authorities on a day which saw a high turnout and only minor incidents.
Reports from the Bolivian Information Agency (ABI), which quoted the government, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) and international observer missions, detailed the course of the elections.
Also during the elections 4500 regional authorities have been nominated.

протесты в Венесуэле, vigiljournal.com

More than three million Venezuelans have signed up against a decree of the President of the United States (US), Barack Obama, which sees Venezuela as "a threat," said leader of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and mayor of the Libertador municipality of Caracas Jorge Rodriguez.

Капитолий, vigiljournal.com

The US Treasury Department on Tuesday excluded many people and companies linked to Cuba from its list of sanctions, as part of the process of rapprochement initiated by the United States and Cuba after half a century of isolation.
In a brief statement, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Treasury reported that from the sanctions list 6 persons, 28 companies and 11 naval vessels have been removed, including vessels operating under Cypriot flag.

Бомбардировки Ирана, vigiljournal.com

Not exactly known for truthfulness, U.S. neocons have been trying to reassure the American people that sinking a negotiated deal with Iran to limit its nuclear program would be a painless proposition, but at least one prominent neocon, Joshua Muravchik, acknowledges that the alternative will be war – and he likes the idea.

терроризм, vigiljournal.com

A British woman who was expelled from Turkey for allegedly wanting to join jihadist ranks in Syria was arrested on Thursday on her return to London, police reported.
The woman of 21 years ''was arrested on entering the UK after a flight from Istanbul has landed,'' the police said in a statement.
She is suspected of 'preparing terrorist acts,' police said.
Turkey expelled the woman, who was arrested Monday at a bus station in Ankara.

The language is white hot. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tells the US Congress to reject any deal with Iran. The red line for him has been crossed a long time ago – namely, when Iran began to enrich uranium. What Netanyahu wants is to end Iran’s nuclear program. What ambiguity lies between the civilian and military program must not be considered – none of it should be allowed.

Война в Ливии

Violence in Libya has multiplied and, if its leaders will not act quickly, the risk that the country disintegrates is real and imminent, the special representative of the UN Bernardino León warned today.
In a videoconference report to the Security Council, Leon said that "unless Libyan leaders act quickly and decisively, risks to national unity and territorial integrity of the country are real and imminent".

Central America is not a major drug transit route, but a victim of violence and corruption that it generates. It also sees increased production and consumption of prohibited substances, according to a report published today by the UN.
"Security problems related to drug business, including high levels of violence, money laundering, corruption and other illegal activities, are issues which pressing the countries of Central America and Caribbean," says the INCB a autonomous body within the UN system.

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