The parliamentary election in the war-torn West African country, which should have taken place after President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s 2018 reelection, has been postponed several times since then out of security concerns.
Dies bedeutet, dass Wahlberechtigte in den betroffenen Regionen ihre Stimme für die Parlamentswahl am 15. April nicht abgeben können.
Zu den 17 Ländern zählen unter anderem Italien, Deutschland, Spanien, Irland, Großbritannien, Frankreich, Ghana, Südafrika, Nepal und das US-Außengebiet Guam.
Peretz’s decision to join the government does not dramatically alter the political balance, as there are only three Labor lawmakers in the new Knesset, and one of them, Merav Michaeli, might decide to defect to Meretz, which sits further left on the political specturm, if Labor joins Netanyahu.
Day 14 of the quarantine and Jimmy does another mini monologue from his house.
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„Ich bin Netanjahu sehr dankbar für den Austausch, den wir da hatten, der am Ende dazu geführt hat, dass wir in Österreich die ersten waren, die in Europa reagiert haben“, so Kurz weiter. Netanjahu habe ihm die Einschätzung mitgeteilt, „dass einige europäische Länder hier zu wenig aktiv sind“ und es so aussehe, „dass es in Europa unterschätzt wird“.
The two sides have been speaking in recent days over Skype, officials have said, as the coronavirus pandemic has curbed international travel.
Human Rights Watch has accused Saudi Arabia of committing grave abuses against civilians in an eastern province of Yemen over the past year, including torture, forced disappearances and arbitrary detention
Die vollständig vom Menschen verursachte Krise im Jemen ist zu einem sehr großen Teil die Schuld der US-Politik der bedingungslosen Unterstützung der saudischen Koalition, und wir müssen aufhören, das Verhungern und Abschlachten unschuldiger Menschen zu ermöglichen.
Arreaza reiterated that the request for humanitarian flights responds to a request made by Venezuelans themselves to the Venezuelan Attention System in the United States.
Rapid testing kits that will detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have now arrived in Spain, after the Spanish government spent days promising that they were on their way. A total of 640,000 testing kits, which will be distributed “fairly” between Spanish regions, have been acquired from China and South Korea.
Moon habe maximale Unterstützung zugesichert.
„The two murdered Indigenous leaders and the two wounded belong to the same family and were at home following the quarantine order,“ the ONIC tweeted.
According to a statement released by the Indian government, Israel will supply the Indian military with 16,479 Negev light machine guns, despite growing concerns over the health emergency facing the country of 1.3 billion people.
The Health Commission for China’s Hubei province said on Tuesday (March 24) it will remove all travel restrictions in and out of the province on March 25, with the exception of the city of Wuhan, the provincial capital and the epicentre of the country’s coronavirus outbreak.
Travel restrictions for leaving Wuhan will be lifted on April 8, and people will be able to leave on the basis of using a health code, the commission said.
Damit muss die Bevölkerung vorerst auf die Wahl ihres neuen Staatsoberhaupt verzichten.
Er hatte dort Staatschef Ashraf Ghani sowie dessen Erzrivalen Abdullah Abdullah getroffen, die seit der Wahl im vergangenen Jahr beide die Präsidentschaft für sich beanspruchen.
Die USA seien „enttäuscht“ über das Verhalten der beiden afghanischen Rivalen, erklärte Pompeo. Deren Versäumnis, eine Einheitsregierung zu bilden, habe die Beziehungen zwischen den USA und Afghanistan „beschädigt“.
But as his plane took off from Kabul, there was still no announcement on whether he’d worked out a solution to Afghanistan’s political impasse.
“#USNSMercy will be getting underway #TODAY in support of the nation’s #COVID19 response efforts. As announced by @realDonaldTrump, the ship will head to Los Angeles,” Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday tweeted Monday.
Pompeo will meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival, ex-Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, who also proclaimed himself president after results of the September vote were published with a months-long delay.
The Kabul-Taliban prisoner swap, which is one of the steps outlined in the Doha agreement will allegedly be at the top of the agenda,
In Bolivia, there are 20 confirmed cases with the COVID-19, which has led to taking actions of contention. However, the postponement of the elections returns the country to the political uncertainty that it went through a few months ago after the coup in Nov., one of the most traumatic events in its recent history with at least 35 deaths and hundreds of wounded killed by the police forces.
Almagro war unter dem linken Präsidenten José Mujica 2010 bis 2015 Außenminister von Uruguay. Nachdem er sein Amt bei der OAS angetreten hatte, unternahm er eine fast beispielslose politische Kehrtwende. Sein erstes großes Projekt war sein entschiedener Einsatz gegen die linke Regierung von Venezuela.
Mexico’s Navy said on Saturday that one of its Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Veracruz state, but it did not say whether there were any injuries or deaths.
The Monte Rico compound, in the state of Veracruz, was registered to brothers Jacinto and Alberto Rodríguez of the infamous the Los Piñas Cartel.
An investigation has concluded that police inappropriately took action to reprimand Li Wenliang, a doctor in Wuhan, Hubei province, who sounded an early alarm on the novel coronavirus, for „spreading fake information on the internet“.
Das linksregierte Venezuela wurde dabei ausgeschlossen.
Italien hat am Donnerstag im Zuge der Coronavirus-Pandemie mehr Todesfälle als China gemeldet und ist mit über 3.400 Opfern das Land mit den meisten offiziell gemeldeten Toten auf der Welt.
As of March 19, there are more than 28,000 active cases of COVID-19 in Italy, out of 35,000 overall infections.
The Vietnamese government has locked down its borders with Cambodia and imposed a month-long entry ban for any foreign traveller — except accredited diplomats — as the country adopts measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
People from the Pacific will be included in the border closure, as will temporary workers or temporary visa holders such as students.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the ban on non-Australians on Thursday, to take effect at 9pm on Friday, allowing people who are already in the air to land.
Turkmenistan has donated humanitarian aid consisting of essential goods, including medical tools to Iran to help battle coronavirus, Trend reports with reference to Turkmenistan’s embassy in Azerbaijan.
Members of the task force created to address the deadly coronavirus outbreak hold a briefing Thursday at the White House as state and local authorities take drastic measures to slow the spread of the disease.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) dropped out of the 2020 presidential contest after failing to gain much traction in a race in which she was overshadowed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe Biden.
Maduro betonte in seinem Schreiben an die Direktorin des IWF, Kristalina Georgiewa, dass „die Weltgesundheitsorganisation (WHO) die Epidemie vor kurzem als Pandemie eingestuft und damit einen öffentlichen Gesundheitsnotstand von internationaler Bedeutung erklärt hat, der die vereinigten Anstrengungen aller Länder erfordert“.
India has 125 cases of coronavirus and has reported three deaths so far. A total of 13 patients in the country have recovered successfully.
Updated 4:53 PM / March 16, 2020
The latest numbers
More than 4,500 people have tested positive for the new COVID-19 disease in the U.S. and at least 88 have died.
Deaths per state:
New York: 9
New Jersey: 3
South Dakota: 1
South Carolina: 1
Also on Monday, 930 people were discharged from hospital after recovery, while the number of severe cases decreased by 202 to 2,830.
The overall confirmed cases on the mainland had reached 80,881 by the end of Monday, including 8,976 patients who were still being treated, 68,679 patients who had been discharged after recovery, and 3,226 people who died of the disease.
Cases of the new coronavirus have also been reported from about 130 countries and territories, including Russia, which has 93 coronavirus cases.
He is expected to become president of Arizona State University’s McCain Institute for International Leadership, according to reports in the Washington Post and Politico.
Die Anwesenheit der Verteidigungsminister Mark Esper (USA) und Carlos Holmes Trujillo (Kolumbien) ließ ahnen, was damit gemeint war.
Syria’s government has started testing in areas in the rest of the country, although has not yet reported a case to the WHO. Turkey to the north confirmed its first case last week and Iraq has at least 93 confirmed cases.
Am 10. März wurden vier italienische Touristen mit einer respiratorischen Symptomatik entdeckt, die sich in einer Pension in der Stadt Trinidad in der Provinz Sancti Spiritus befanden, die am 9. März über den Internationalen Flughafen José Martí in Havanna eingereist und sich noch am selben Tag weiter nach Trinidad begeben hatten. Sie wurden sofort ins Institut für Tropenmedizin Pedro Kouri (IPK) überwiesen.
Benny Gantz – the main rival to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – has been given the chance to form a new coalition government in Israel.
Mr Netanyahu’s Likud party won more seats than Mr Gantz’s Blue and White in the general election. But Mr Gantz was backed by a thin majority of lawmakers.
Washington’s pressure escalated further on March 9 when the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution in a voice vote without any opposition that demanded more sanctions and aggressive actions against the Nicaraguan government of President Daniel Ortega.
The total number of confirmed cases in Daegu and North Gyeongsang, the two epicenters of the virus outbreak here, stood at 6,031 and 1,157, respectively.
The two regions accounted for roughly 88 percent of the total confirmed cases here.
“Tomorrow, around midday, the president will assign the task of forming the government to head of (centrist Blue and White party) Benny Gantz,” President Reuven Rivlin’s office said in a statement.
Avner Pinchuk, a privacy expert with the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, said such capabilities could include real-time tracking of infected persons’ mobile phones to spot quarantine breaches and backtracking through meta-data to figure out where they had been and who they had contacted.
The win will allocate four delegates to Sanders, with Biden garnering two delegates from the contest.
The Northern Mariana Islands have been a United States territory since 1975 and in 2016, Hillary Clinton won the group of islands‘ caucus.
According to a statement from Netanyahu’s bureau on Friday morning, the premier stressed to Gantz during their nighttime meeting that „terror supporters“ cannot be part of said government, neither in normal circumstances nor in emergency.
The comment seems to be implicitly refering to members of the Arab-majority Joint List, the third largest party in the Knesset, which Netanyahu heavily vilified during Israel’s numerous election campaigns over the last year.
Brazilian National Congress overruled President Jair Bolsonaro’s veto of the Continued Assistance Benefit (BPC), a legal provision that ensures social benefits.
Ordering Manning’s release, Judge Anthony J Trenga wrote: “The court finds Ms Manning’s appearance before the grand jury is no longer needed, in light of which her detention no longer serves any coercive purpose.”
Piñera, dessen zweite Amtszeit am Mittwoch vor zwei Jahren begann, sieht sich seit Oktober 2019 einer Massenbewegung gegenüber, die ein Ende des Neoliberalismus sowie eine neue Verfassung fordert. Das aktuelle Grundgesetz gilt in großen Teilen als Erbe der Pinochet-Diktatur.
After the decisions announced by President Lenin Moreno on Tuesday night, thousands of Ecuadorian citizens used social media to express their outrage at a set of „brutal economic decisions“, popularly known as „Paquetazo“, which are aimed to favor the International Monetary Fund (IMF) agenda in this South American country.
Kahol Lavan’s raison d’etre is to bring the era of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a close. It’s no coincidence that they’ve been dubbed the “Just Not Bibi” party. The glue holding the party’s disparate parts together is the absolute certainty of Benny Gantz, and the factions to his left (Yesh Atid) and his right (Telem), that for Israel’s good, Netanyahu must be replaced. That’s why the party was founded, and that’s why people voted for it.
The UN special envoy for Yemen met with the secretary general of the GCC in Riyadh over the weekend as he steps up diplomatic efforts as a military escalation in the country’s north threatens to unravel months of diplomatic mediation that brought relative calm.
According to the sources, on 21 December of last year, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman ordered the UN-recognised, exiled Yemeni government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi to lease the entire island to the UAE for a period of about 95 years. Saudi and Emirati forces began to arrive on the island in April 2018, the Saudi deployment was reportedly coordinated with the Yemeni government, whilst the UAE arrived without prior coordination with the Saudi-backed Yemeni authorities.
Ex-ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for reforms to enhance the rule of law and democracy in Turkey.
Although Edwards had left DHS-OIG in December 2013, he continued to leverage his relationship with Venkata and other DHS-OIG employees to steal the software and the sensitive government databases.
“All roads leading to Taksim Square and Istiklal Street will be closed as these places are not classified as designated areas for assembly and demonstrations according to law,” the governor’s office said in a statement.
Dozens of buses arrived in Aleppo province from Damascus, Homs, Hama, Lattakia and Tartous governorates as a number of buses also left Aleppo through the western entrance of Aleppo, al-Nasr roundabout and the beginning of Aleppo-Damascus highway, according to SANA.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will face a spirited challenge from activist and attorney Shahid Buttar in the November general election.
Buttar represents a unique, if unlikely challenge to Pelosi, the most powerful elected Democrat in the country and 33-year incumbent for San Francisco’s congressional seat. On Tuesday, Pelosi took 72.5 percent of the vote in California’s 12th Congressional District. Under the state’s unique primary system — where the top-two vote-getters in the primary make it to the general election, even if they belong to the same party — Buttar’s 12.7 percent was enough to get him on the November ballot.
The state of Alabama on Thursday executed Nathaniel Woods—who was pronounced dead at 9:01pm local time—after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary stay of execution that was later lifted and Republican Gov. Kay Ivey declined to exercise her powers of commutation or reprieve despite widespread public outcry, doubts about Woods‘ guilt, and concerns about the legal proceedings that led to his death sentence.
Meital, 31, also from Tel Aviv, had been a lifelong Likud voter. But this week, she voted for the Joint List. “I voted Likud thinking that [Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu is a leader with experience who can be relied on. I didn’t see anyone who could replace him,” she says. “But recently I started thinking about it differently – not to vote according to the question of who would be prime minister, but who would best reflect my values and my desire for a more tolerant society.”
Will the Blue and White opposition abandon this racist logic of a “Jewish majority”, and form an alliance with the Joint List in order to oust Netanyahu? This remains to be seen. The stakes could not be higher, not only for Netanyahu personally, but for Israel’s future: whether it will continue its slide towards a “democracy” for Jews only, or instead choose a path that could lead to meaningful equal citizenship and democracy.
Denn Becks Fazit fällt eindeutig aus: Zweifelsfrei um eine Demokratie gehandelt habe es sich bei Israel lediglich in einem kurzen sechsmonatigen Zeitraum zwischen der Abschaffung des Militärrechts für arabische Israelis im November 1966 und dem Beginn des Sechstagekrieges im Juni 1967.
Spätestens mit Beginn der Besatzungsherrschaft habe Israel seinen Charakter als Demokratie verloren. Für heutige Debatten rund um Israel empfiehlt der Nahost-Professor deshalb auf das Demokratieargument besser zu verzichten.
Venezuela has swapped millions of barrels of crude for supplies of corn and water trucks under an oil-for-food deal struck with a Mexican firm, in an effort to secure imports amid tightening U.S. sanctions, according to the company and export schedules.
Civil rights groups and the son of Martin Luther King Jr. are calling on Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey to halt the execution of 44-year-old Nathaniel Woods, who is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday evening despite serious questions about his guilt and serious concerns about the legal process that led to his sentence.
Alabama was set to execute an inmate Thursday evening for the 2004 slayings of three police officers shot by another man at a suspected crack house. The U.S. Supreme Court halted plans at least temporarily to review his appeal.
In Gebieten unter Kontrolle oppositioneller Gruppen wurde und wird dagegen Wiederaufbau unterstützt.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suffered a blow on Thursday afernoon when Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman endorsed Blue and White leader Benny Gantz’s efforts to pass a law that would prevent an indicted MK from forming a government.
Over the past years, Riyadh has also redefined its anti-terrorism laws to target political activism.
Die im Süden Ecuadors liegende Provinz mit ihren 712.000 Einwohnern ist reich an Gold und Kupfer. Für deren Abbau werden große Mengen an Wasser benötigt, weshalb Pérez und Umweltaktivisten sich in der Vergangenheit immer wieder gegen die Minenindustrie positioniert hatten
Eines der Hauptthemen im Wahlkampf war die Auseinandersetzung um einen von der Regierung im Jahr 2016 unterzeichneten Vertrag mit dem US-amerikanischen Ölkonzern Exxon Mobil.
Von Bergbau und Wasserkraftprojekten betroffene Gemeinden leiden unter vielfältigen ökologischen Schäden und der Verschmutzung ihres Trinkwassers
Ghassan Salame said on Twitter that he had “sought for two and a half years to unite Libyans, prevent foreign intervention and preserve the unity of the country”, but “my health no longer allows me to take this much stress”.
He was selected as premier designate on Feb. 1, two months after Adel Abdul-Mahdi, now caretaker prime minister, resigned under pressure from anti-government demonstrations.
Two women occupy the 14th and 15th spots: Sundus Saleh and Iman Khatib, from the Ta’al and Ra’am factions respectively.
Two weeks after the elections, Netanyahu’s criminal trial on charges of bribery and breach of trust begins. He doesn’t have to resign unless he is convicted and if that conviction is upheld through the appeals process.
And, once the dust has settled on this election, how does Netanyahu plan to defeat his main rival and his potential nemesis – the Israeli justice system?
Guyana will go to the polls on Monday in a pivotal election in one of South America’s poorest nations, where a coming oil boom is set to reshape an ethnically-divided political landscape.
Bezüglich der massiven Proteste ab November 2019 wird aufgezeigt, dass Mitglieder der Sondereinheit zur Aufstandsbekämpfung (Esmad) sich nicht an internationale Normen und Standards in Bezug auf die Anwendung von Gewalt hielten. In Bogotá, Medellín und Cali habe es mehrere Fälle von schweren Augenverletzungen gegeben, die durch Polizeigeschosse verursacht wurden.
Democrats — like the dozens of freaked-out super-delegates interviewed by the New York Times this week — who threaten to edge out Sanders if he arrives at the party convention with a mere plurality rather than majority of delegates are making a big mistake.
Palace announcement trumps Mahathir Mohamad’s bid to return to power after his resignation amid political crisis.
The citizens in municipalities most affected by violent groups and illicit economies continued to defend the rights of their communities and ethnic groups, including areas such as Antioquia, Arauca, Cauca and Caquetá. These killings amounted to 65 percent of all the killings, a trend documented by the UN since 2016.
Human rights group Defendamos la Paz movement on Friday defended a UN report on the human rights situation in Colombia during 2019 that was recently refected by the conservative government as interference in domestic affairs.
On landing in Riyadh on Monday, he met the head of US Central Command, which is responsible for military operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan.
US-Außenminister Mike Pompeo soll am Samstag in Doha ein Friedensabkommen mit den Taliban unterzeichnen. Anschließend sind innerafghanische Verhandlungen geplant.
The Indigenous peoples of Bröran de Terraba and Bribri de Salitres in Costa Rica denounced Thursday the lack of action by the state regarding the violence committed against their communities and the murder of their leaders.
Grund ist die massiv beschränkte Bewegungsfreiheit der Diplomaten, die auf dem Botschaftsgelände unter Quarantäne stehen, wie es aus dem Auswärtigen Amt hieß.
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LeBlanc’s district spans Ascension, Assumption and St. James parishes, which lie along the Mississippi River between Baton Rouge and New Orleans and includes portions of both cities’ metropolitan areas. The area, still rich in architecturally significant plantation homes, was once abundant in crops tended by black slaves. Today, factories and refineries replace the crops in portions of the district that lie inside what has become known as Cancer Alley.
The Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which passed on a 410-4 vote, was introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.). It is named after Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American boy who was lynched in 1955 in Mississippi.
All settlements are illegal under international law and remain a substantial obstacle to peace.
Am Rande der UN-Sitzung ist der venezolanische Außenminister bereits am Montag in Genf mit Alfred de Zayas zusammengetroffen. Der US-amerikanische Völkerrechtler leistet Beiträge zur Untermauerung der Klage gegen die USA, die Venezuela vor dem Internationalen Strafgerichtshof in Den Haag eingereicht hat.
Die Sanktionen, die vergangene Woche verhängt wurden, treffen mehrere Geschäftsleute und setzen damit die Praxis der EU fort, potenzielle Investoren von einer Beteiligung am Wiederaufbau abzuschrecken.
Der Tagebau soll an einem Seitenarm des Rio Magdalena stattfinden, wofür dieser umgeleitet werden müsste. Auch droht eine Kontamination des Gewässers. Der Fluss trennt die beiden zentralen kolumbianischen Departamentos Tolima und Cundinamarca.
In one of the most recent such moves, Tata Power Co. last year acquired one of the distribution utilities in the state of Odisha.