Daily Archives: July 3, 2016

Germany | Erdogan und Putin: Macho bezwingt Macho

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“Die Taten der türkischen Führung sind ein feindlicher Akt. Mit der türkischen Führung ist eine Einigung unmöglich.”

Venezuela | Bolivia Will Denounce US Bases in Region at UN Security Council

The second summit of leaders from the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Nations declared the region a zone of peace.

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Thursday he will raise the issue of U.S. military bases in Latin America at the United Nations Security Council after his country was recently elected to occupy one of the non-permanent seats.

Vlad Filat sentenced to 9 years in jail

Ex-Prime Minister of Moldova Vlad Filat got nine years in jail for influence peddling and passive corruption. The judgment was passed on June 27, after eight months of remand detention, IPN reports.

He was also fined 60,000 lei and banned from holding public posts for a five-year period. He will be deprived of all the awards conferred on him by presidential decree. A part of his property, including vehicles, a building and shares in particular companies, will be confiscated.

Fresh clashes in Yemen claim 55 lives

Clashes between Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah fighters and militants loyal to resigned president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, have claimed dozens of lives from both sides.

Security and health officials said Sunday that 55 people were killed and 70 more injured in two days of intense fighting in three provinces of Ta’izz, Bayda in the south, and Ma’rib in northern Yemen.

Political Prisoners in Ukraine: A Crisis Ignored by Western Media

By Halyna Mokrushyna

An investigative delegation of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture suspended an official visit to Ukraine last month after the Security Service of Ukraine denied the UN officials access to several parts of the country. The suspension of the visit highlights the dire situation of political prisoners in Ukraine.