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18.03.2023 - 13:33 [ Haaretz ]

Israel’s High Court Will Strike Down the Coup Legislation, Top Legal Experts Say

The judicial overhaul will destroy democracy, the Knesset isn’t authorized to enact such laws, and their important clauses will be struck down by the High Court: Retired justices, former attorneys general and law professors weigh

13.03.2023 - 16:37 [ CNN ]

Biden vows to hold those responsible for Silicon Valley Bank failure ‘fully accountable’

“I am firmly committed to holding those responsible for this mess fully accountable and to continuing our efforts to strengthen oversight and regulation of larger banks so that we are not in this position again,” he added.

13.03.2023 - 06:24 [ ]

Silicon Valley Bank won’t get a federal bailout, says Janet Yellen: ‘We’re not going to do that again’

Yellen, in an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation,” provided few details on the government’s next steps. But she emphasized that the situation was much different from the financial crisis almost 15 years ago, which led to bank bailouts to protect the industry.

“We’re not going to do that again,” she said.

13.03.2023 - 06:10 [ ]

Nach Schließung der SVB: USA wollen Silicon Valley Bank nicht retten

Ungeachtet jüngster Finanzmarkt-Turbulenzen nach der Schieflage des US-Start-Up-Finanzierers Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) hat Finanzministerin Janet Yellen eine staatliche Rettung des Geldhauses ausgeschlossen. In der Finanzkrise vor einigen Jahren sei die Regierung zwar auf diese Weise eingeschritten, sagte Yellen im Interview mit dem Fernsehsender CBS. Sie betonte aber: „Das machen wir nicht noch einmal.“

06.03.2023 - 02:38 [ ]

Kiew: Armee hält russischen Truppen in Bachmut stand

In dem seit Monaten andauernden Kampf um die Stadt Bachmut hält die ukrainische Armee nach eigenen Angaben weiterhin den Angriffen der russischen Invasoren stand. Der ukrainische Generalstab erklärte gestern, am Vortag seien „mehr als 130 feindliche Angriffe“ abgewehrt worden, insbesondere in Bachmut, Kupjansk, Lyman und Awdijiwka.

02.03.2023 - 16:07 [ ]

Unites States announces additional emergency assistance worth 300 million dollars for Moldova


The financing will include a directly budgetary support of 80 million dollars, through which the quite high prices for electric energy of this winter will be compensated. Also, 135 million dollars will be used for backing projects on electric energy’s generation, for Moldova to diversify the sources of getting electricity. Another 85 million will be provided to Moldova to enhance the capacity of supply with energy from alternative sources and get energy independence from Russia.

02.03.2023 - 16:01 [ Novosti Pridnestrovya (Transnistria) ]

The contract for the supply of Pridnestrovian electricity to Moldova has been extended

Today, Moldavskaya GRES extended the contract for the supply of electricity to Moldova for another month.

27.02.2023 - 19:42 [ ]

Brexit – live: PM hails ‘decisive breakthrough’ in striking Northern Ireland trade deal

The UK and the EU have agreed a new Brexit deal to resolve issues with the Northern Ireland protocol, in an agreement announced by Rishi Sunak and Ursula von der Leyen.

The so-called Windsor Framework was hailed as “historic” by the European Commission president, who alongside the prime minister insisted the deal marked a “new chapter” in UK-EU relations.

27.02.2023 - 19:10 [ ]

Windsor-Abkommen: Einigung im Brexit-Streit um Nordirland

„Mit diesem Rahmenwerk können wir ein neues Kapitel beginnen“, sagte von der Leyen bei der gemeinsamen Pressekonferenz. Die Unsicherheit der Menschen in Nordirland sei mit diesem „entschiedenen Durchbruch“ beendet, versprach Sunak. Die Verhandlungen seien nicht immer einfach gewesen, doch seien Großbritannien und die EU Verbündete, Handelspartner und Freunde.

24.02.2023 - 08:17 [ News,cn ]

Full text: China’s Position on the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis

China’s Position on the Political Settlement of the Ukraine Crisis

1. Respecting the sovereignty of all countries. Universally recognized international law, including the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter, must be strictly observed. The sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of all countries must be effectively upheld. All countries, big or small, strong or weak, rich or poor, are equal members of the international community. All parties should jointly uphold the basic norms governing international relations and defend international fairness and justice. Equal and uniform application of international law should be promoted, while double standards must be rejected.

24.02.2023 - 08:05 [ Radio China - ]

Außenministerium veröffentlicht Dokument über Chinas Position zur politischen Lösung der Ukraine-Krise

Das chinesische Außenministerium hat am Freitag auf seiner Webseite ein Dokument über Chinas Position zu einer politischen Lösung der Ukraine-Krise veröffentlicht.

Das Dokument enthält zwölf Vorschläge zur Lösung der Ukraine-Krise mit politischen Mitteln, darunter die Achtung der Souveränität aller Länder, der Abschied von der Mentalität des Kalten Krieges, die Einstellung der Feindseligkeiten, die Wiederaufnahme der Friedensgespräche, die Lösung der humanitären Krise, der Schutz von Zivilisten und Kriegsgefangenen, die Aufbewahrung von Sicherheit der Atomkraftwerke, die Reduzierung strategischer Risiken, die Erleichterung der Getreideexporte, der Schluss mit einseitigen Sanktionen, die Sicherstellung der stabilen Industrie- und Lieferketten sowie die Förderung des Wiederaufbaus nach Konflikten.

20.02.2023 - 17:09 [ Liu Yongfeng, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China / Nitter ]

#China is willing to work together with the int’l community to avoid further deterioration of the #Ukraine situation and to strive persistently for peace, Wang Yi said when meeting with Dmytro Kuleba, Ukrainian FM, on the sidelines of the 59th #Munich Security Conference.

19.02.2023 - 10:02 [ Dagny Taggart / Nitter ]

„I would not like to characterize what was said, it seems inappropriate to me. However, I can say that there was no apology” Blinken said he told Wang Yi that the balloon incident „violated [US] sovereignty and international law.”

19.02.2023 - 09:58 [ Shandian News / Nittter ]

Wang Yi engaged in „an unofficial contact“ with Blinken at the request of the US side in Munich on Saturday local time. Wang „stated China’s solemn position on the so-called airship incident“ and asked the US side to address its damage on US-China relations.

18.02.2023 - 11:37 [ ]

Negotiations ongoing for Blinken meeting with Chinese official in Munich

But there are signs that Blinken is operating under the assumption that a Munich meeting with Wang Yi is highly likely. “Some of the officials who would need to be there for such a meeting left with Blinken to Munich in anticipation of a potential meeting,” said a third Washington, D.C.-based diplomat familiar with the trip’s participants. All three diplomats spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to give public statements about the negotiations.

09.02.2023 - 05:30 [ ]

US welcomes the results of JMC meeting in Cairo

The JMC concluded its meeting in Cairo, which lasted for two days, with the liaison committees from Chad, Sudan and Niger, approving the establishment of an integrated mechanism for joint coordination and data exchange to facilitate the full withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign fighters from the country.

09.02.2023 - 05:16 [ ]

Einigung auf Abzug ausländischer Kämpfer in Libyen

Der einflussreiche General Chalifa Haftar ließ Kämpfer aus dem Tschad, dem Sudan, dem Niger und der russischen Gruppe Wagner für sich gegen die von der UNO anerkannte Regierung in Tripolis kämpfen. Hunderte Wagner-Söldner halten sich nach wie vor in Libyens ölreichem Osten und im Süden auf. Im Westen sind türkische Soldaten stationiert, um libysche Soldaten auszubilden.

05.02.2023 - 22:06 [ ]

Israel protests: thousands rally for fifth week against government’s legal reforms

Crowds carrying blue and white Israeli flags filled the city’s central Kaplan Street on Saturday, with signs labelling the new government a “threat to world peace”.

The protests have become a weekly fixture on Saturday evenings since the prime minister’s new government – dubbed the most rightwing in Israel’s history – took office in late December.

29.01.2023 - 07:48 [ Haaretz ]

Israel Protest | 60,000 Rally Against ‘Government of Tyranny’ for Fourth Week

‚It’s important that they know their parents fought for democracy – that we fought for their future,‘ one protester who attended with her daughters and niece says

28.01.2023 - 20:38 [ Matti Friedman / Nitter ]

Jerusalem protest, week 3. Subdued because of the terror attacks, but a big and diverse crowd outside the President’s House:

28.01.2023 - 20:29 [ @noa_landau / Nitter ]

Tel aviv march against the government.

📸: Amir Goldstein

28.01.2023 - 20:21 [ Tomer Appelbaum / Nitter ]

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28.01.2023 - 19:38 [ / Nitter ]

A few hundred Orthodox Jewish protesters are at a demonstration in Tel Aviv, marching with banners against the Netanyahu-led government’s judicial overhaul

20.01.2023 - 20:42 [ ZDF ]

Treffen in Ramstein : USA verkünden neue Hilfen – keine Kampfpanzer

(20.01.2023 11:20 Uhr)

Zum Auftakt des Treffens in Ramstein kündigt US-Verteidigungsminister Austin neue Militärhilfen für die Ukraine an – und sagt: „Wir müssen noch weitergehen.“

29.12.2022 - 11:53 [ ]

WhatsApp stellt ab 31. Dezember den Support für über 40 Geräte ein

Es ist mal wieder so weit: In regelmäßigen Abständen streichen die Entwickler von WhatsApp alte Smartphone-Modelle von der Liste der unterstützten Geräte. Am 31. Dezember 2022 steht das Ende für über 40 weitere Geräte an.

19.12.2022 - 03:31 [ ]

Army should not be used as ‘ultimate backstop’ in strikes, defence chief says

Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, the head of Britain’s armed forces, said it would be “slightly perilous” to expect them to be used routinely in the event of strikes by public sector workers.

In an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, Radakin said the use of armed forces to provide cover for striking workers would not impede operations, but suggested personnel should be allowed to get on with their day-to-day jobs.

12.11.2022 - 06:58 [ ]

Kherson returning under Ukraine’s control, parts of AFU enter the city – Defense Ministry

Kherson returning under Ukraine’s control, parts of AFU enter the city – Defense Ministry

Kherson, occupied by Russian troops, is returning under the control of the Ukrainian army, the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine reports.

„Kherson is returning to the control of Ukraine, parts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are entering the city. The escape routes of the Russian occupiers are under the fire control of the Ukrainian army.

06.11.2022 - 11:19 [ ]

Majority of 2019 Tory voters urge Rishi Sunak to tax the rich in stunning new poll


The plea comes three weeks before the Government unveils its Autumn Statement mini-Budget, with six in 10 voters who backed the Tories last election calling for higher taxes on the wealthy

12.10.2022 - 13:12 [ ]

Ukraine hat erstes deutsches Luftabwehrsystem Iris-T erhalten

Die Ukraine hat das erste von vier zugesagten Iris-T-Luftabwehrsystemen von Deutschland erhalten, wie der Spiegel berichtet. Damit besitzt die Ukraine nun eines der modernsten deutschen Flugabwehrsysteme, über die noch nicht einmal die Bundeswehr verfügt.

03.10.2022 - 14:19 [ ]

Wahlen in Brasilien: Lula gewinnt ersten Durchgang, Stichwahl am 30.Oktober

Brasília. Mit 48,43 Prozent der Stimmen schlägt der linke Präsidentschaftskandidat Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva seinen Konkurrenten Jair Bolsonaro. Beide werden am 30. Oktober zur Stichwahl gegeneinander antreten.

Bolsonaro konnte insgesamt 43,2 Prozent der Stimmen für sich gewinnen.

02.10.2022 - 14:32 [ ]

China thwarts proposal on legitimizing AUKUS’s nuclear submarine deal at IAEA meeting: envoy

In September 2021, the U.S., the UK and Australia established the AUKUS alliance, under which the U.S. and the UK will assist Australia in acquiring nuclear-powered submarines. China and many other countries have repeatedly expressed concerns over the transfer of nuclear weapon materials involved in the trilateral pact.

02.10.2022 - 14:08 [ China Radio International ]

China vereitelt Vorschlag über Legitimierung des Geschäfts mit den Atom-U-Booten von AUKUS bei der IAEO

Auf der Generalkonferenz der Internationalen Atomenergie-Organisation (IAEO) in dieser Woche schlugen die Vereinigten Staaten, das Vereinigte Königreich und Australien einen Änderungsantrag zu einer IAEO-Sicherheitsresolution vor, um ihr U-Boot-Geschäft im Rahmen des Vertrags über die Nichtverbreitung von Kernwaffen (NVV) zu legitimieren, zogen ihn aber später nach Chinas Widerstand zurück.

18.09.2022 - 15:37 [ Wikileaks / Nitter ]

More than 3000 people have already pledged to form a human chain to surround parliament in support of Julian Assange on October 8th #SurroundParliament #FreeAssangeNOW Pledge to join now:

18.09.2022 - 15:22 [ ]

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange awarded ‘keys to Mexico City’

Gabriel Shipton accepted the so-called ‘keys to Mexico City’ on behalf of his brother amid increasing efforts to persuade authorities in the UK, US and Australia to release Assange from prison.

Australian Assange, 51, has been in London’s Belmarsh prison since being dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in 2019 and is fighting a long-running legal battle to avoid extradition to the US.

15.09.2022 - 13:15 [ CNN ]

Railroad strike averted after marathon talks reach tentative deal

The deal gives the union members an immediate 14% raise with back pay dating back to 2020, and raises totaling 24% during the five-year life of the contract, that runs from 2020 through 2024. It also gives them cash bonuses of $1,000 a year.

Few other details of the deal have so far been made public. But the statement from Biden indicated that the major issue that had brought the country within a day of its first national rail strike in 30 years had been addressed in the unions’ favor.

06.09.2022 - 06:17 [ ]

Deutschland und Frankreich: Schulterschluss bei Gas und Strom

„Deutschland braucht unser Gas, und wir brauchen den Strom, der im übrigen Europa und insbesondere in Deutschland produziert wird“, sagte Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron nach einer Videokonferenz mit Bundeskanzler Olaf Scholz (SPD).

Frankreich werde in den nächsten Wochen die notwendigen Gasverbindungen fertigstellen, um Deutschland Gas zu liefern, wenn es benötigt werde. In gleicher Weise habe sich Deutschland in Bezug auf Stromlieferungen verpflichtet.

04.09.2022 - 09:44 [ ]

The more Tory voters see of Liz Truss, the less they like her, polls show

The latest polling by Opinium for the Observer shows that whereas 49% of people who voted Tory in 2019 had believed Truss “looks like a prime minister in waiting” at the beginning of August, this had dropped to just 31% by 30 August.

Similarly while 55% said she was competent at the start of August, this had dropped to 35% among 2019 Tory voters by the end of the month. And while 52% of the same voters thought she was likeable at the start of August, only 31% felt that way by the end of the month.

26.08.2022 - 09:51 [ ]

Uvalde school police chief fired for response to shooting

In a unanimous vote Wednesday evening, the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District’s board of trustees fired Arredondo during a meeting also attended by parents and survivors of the May 24 massacre. Arredondo, who was not present, is the first officer to lose his job following one of the deadliest classroom shootings in U.S. history.

31.07.2022 - 15:28 [ Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House ]

Pelosi to Lead Congressional Delegation to Indo-Pacific Region

“Today, our Congressional delegation travels to the Indo-Pacific to reaffirm America’s strong and unshakeable commitment to our allies and friends in the region,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. “In Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan, our delegation will hold high-level meetings to discuss how we can further advance our shared interests and values, including peace and security, economic growth and trade, the COVID-19 pandemic, the climate crisis, human rights and democratic governance. Under the strong leadership of President Biden, America is firmly committed to smart, strategic engagement in the region, understanding that a free and flourishing Indo-Pacific is crucial to prosperity in our nation and around the globe.”

Speaker Pelosi continued, “After a fuel stop in Hawaii, we were honored with a briefing from USINDOPACOM Leadership, as well as a visit to the Pearl Harbor Memorial and the USS Arizona.

31.07.2022 - 15:25 [ Washington Post ]

Nancy Pelosi announces Asia trip itinerary with no mention of Taiwan

Pelosi on Sunday set off for the Indo-Pacific, where she is leading a delegation of five Democratic lawmakers focused on “mutual security, economic partnership and democratic governance” in the region, according to a news release from her office.

The delegation will visit Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan, according to the release.

09.07.2022 - 16:49 [ ]

Mitfavorit Wallace kandidiert nicht als Johnsons Nachfolger

Trotz seiner Favoritenrolle will der britische Verteidigungsminister Ben Wallace sich nicht um die Nachfolge von Premierminister Boris Johnson als Chef der konservativen Tory-Partei bewerben.

29.06.2022 - 02:32 [ ]

Kolumbien: Erstes Telefonat zwischen designiertem Präsidenten Petro und US-Präsident Biden

Auch Blinken, mit dem Petro ein 20-minütiges Telefonat führte, äußerte sich via Twitter positiv zu den Gesprächen.

Unter kolumbianischen Politiker:innen und Expert:innen sorgte das schnell stattgefundene Gespräch zwischen Petro und Biden für Überraschung.

16.06.2022 - 09:26 [ Nexta / ]

#Macron, #Scholz and #Draghi are already in #Kyiv.

16.06.2022 - 08:05 [ OSINTtechnical / ]

Italian PM Draghi, French President Macron, and German Chancellor Scholz on their way to Kyiv.

16.06.2022 - 06:15 [ Secretary Antony Blinken / ]

As authorized by @POTUS, I am directing the drawdown of $350 million in additional U.S. arms, equipment & supplies for Ukraine—part of $1 billion in U.S. support announced today to reinforce Ukraine’s defenses against Russia’s senseless war of choice. We stand #UnitedwithUkraine.

16.06.2022 - 04:59 [ ZDF ]

Staatsbesuch im Kriegsgebiet : Kanzler Scholz auf dem Weg nach Kiew

(15.06.2022 21:34 Uhr)

Wie ZDF-Korrespondent Andreas Kynast „aus sicherer Quelle“ erfahren hat, soll Olaf Scholz gemeinsam mit Frankreichs Präsident Emmanuel Macron und Italiens Premier Mario Draghi morgen in der ukrainischen Hauptstadt eintreffen.

13.06.2022 - 17:42 [ ]

Finland will not go into NATO without Sweden, president says

Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö has underlined his country’s commitment to joining NATO in tandem with Sweden after he was asked whether Finland could proceed alone in the application process.

Niinistö was speaking on Sunday at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

28.05.2022 - 19:12 [ CBS News ]

U.S. leans toward sending powerful multiple launch rockets as Ukraine seeks „heavy weapons“ to stop Russia’s Donbas offensive

The appeals from Kyiv have apparently been heard in Washington, where a Biden administration official told CBS News senior national security correspondent David Martin that the White House was leaning toward providing multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) to Ukraine as part of the next package of military aid for the country.

No final decision has been made in Washington, officials told CBS News, …

14.05.2022 - 17:37 [ Radio Sweden ]

As Sweden confronts NATO decision, Left Party holds out hope for non-alignment

A majority of parliament’s eight parties backed a national security analysis and its findings on Friday, but the Greens and the Left Party refrained from signing off on its conclusions.

The report didn’t take a stance on whether Sweden should join NATO but highlighted the benefits of being a member of the alliance, something the two parties oppose.

03.05.2022 - 10:55 [ ]

Russian drone shot down in Odesa – Odesa regional military administration speaker

„Odesa. Another enemy Forpost-type UAV followed the Russian ship. Thank you, air defense!“ Bratchuk wrote on his Telegram channel on Tuesday.

27.04.2022 - 19:28 [ ]

UN Secretary General arrives in Ukraine

„I have arrived in Ukraine after visiting Moscow. We will continue our work to expand humanitarian support & secure the evacuation of civilians from conflict zones. The sooner this war ends, the better – for the sake of Ukraine, Russia, and the world, “ he said on Twitter Wednesday.

26.04.2022 - 20:08 [ Vereinigung der Verfolgten des Naziregimes - Bund der Antifaschistinnen und Antifaschisten (VVN-BdA) ]

Wegweisendes Urteil des Bundesverfassungsgerichts: Erfolg für die demokratische Zivilgesellschaft

Konkret betrifft das neben Wohnraumüberwachung, Online-Durchsuchung, Ortung von Mobilfunkendgeräten, Auskunft über Verkehrsdaten aus Vorratsdatenspeicherung auch den Einsatz verdeckter Mitarbeiter:innen und Observation außerhalb der Wohnung.

Kläger waren – mit Unterstützung durch die Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte – drei potentiell von diesen Maßnahmen betroffene Mitglieder unserer Vereinigung, die, solange es den Inlandsgeheimdienst gibt, von ihm beobachtet und als „linksextremistisch“ stigmatisiert wird.

26.04.2022 - 20:02 [ Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte ]

Erfolg für die Freiheitsrechte nach GFF-Klage: Bundesverfassungsgericht weist Bayerischen Verfassungsschutz in die Grenzen des Grundgesetzes

„Die Klage der Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte hat das Risiko deutlich reduziert, dass unbescholtene Bürgerinnen und Bürger überwacht und abgehört werden. Unsere strategische Prozessführung wirkt,“ sagt Moini. „Dieses Urteil strahlt in die ganze Republik aus. Denn viele andere Verfassungsschutzbehörden in den Ländern und im Bund haben ähnliche Befugnisse. Sie müssen nun ihre Gesetze kritisch prüfen und überarbeiten.“

Die bereits 2017 von der GFF angestoßene Verfassungsbeschwerde gegen eine Vielzahl von Regelungen des BayVSG wurde am 14. Dezember 2021 in Karlsruhe mündlich verhandelt.