Tag Archives: political crisis

Venezuela | Helicopter Attacked Supreme Court in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has denounced a terrorist attack on the offices of the Supreme Court and Justice Ministry in downtown Caracas late Tuesday afternoon.

The attack was perpetrated by a member of the Venezuelan forensic police (CICPC) piloting a stolen police helicopter.

Qatar: Saudi-led demands not ‘reasonable or actionable’

Qatar reviewing document issued by Saudi-led bloc of Arab countries and preparing ‘an appropriate response’.

Qatar has dismissed a list of demands submitted by four Arab countries as neither reasonable or actionable.

The list was received by Qatar’s ministry of foreign affairs on June 22, according to a report by the state-run Qatar News Agency.

Brazil | Brésil: Temer accusé de commander la «plus dangereuse organisation criminelle du pays»

Le président brésilien Michel Temer commande la « plus dangereuse organisation criminelle du pays », a accusé le magnat de l’agro-alimentaire Joesley Batista dans un long entretien d’une virulence inédite publié samedi par l’hebdomadaire Época.

Patron du géant de la viande JBS, le chef d’entreprise avait déclenché un séisme politique à la mi-mai en remettant aux autorités un enregistrement sonore dans lequel M. Temer semblait donner son accord pour acheter le silence d’un ex-député aujourd’hui en prison.

Macedonian violence elicits diverging international response

By Konstantin Testorides and Elena Becatoros

Macedonia’s night of violence that saw protesters storm parliament and attack lawmakers elicited diametrically opposed reactions from world powers Friday, with Russia blaming the West for meddling in the Balkan nation’s internal affairs and the European Union and United States saying the events were inconsistent with democracy.

Serbia’s Anti-Vucic Protests: Key Facts

by Filip Rudic

When and where?

• The protests started on April 3, one day after Vucic won the presidential elections by a large margin in the first round. Thousands of people took to the streets of the capital, Belgrade, the second biggest city, Novi Sad, in the north, and in Nis, in the south.