Wednesday, September 28, 2016

El presidente filipino quiere "abrir alianzas" con Rusia y China. - Reuters

El presidente de la República de Filipinas, Rodrigo Duterte, anunció este lunes que este año visitará Rusia y China para forjar alianzas con las dos potencias históricamente rivales de EE.UU. y, de esta forma, llevar a cabo una política exterior independiente, informa Reuters.

UN Libya Envoy Warns against Descent into Chaos

Libya is facing “political impasse” and “hazardous military developments”, the UN envoy to the North African country Martin Kobler warned on Tuesday, highlighting the impact of violence on civilians.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Wealthy Gulf states may arm Syrian rebels to ‘get the Russians to back off’ - US officials to Reuters

With the Syria ceasefire in tatters, there is a growing possibility that wealthy Gulf states might arm Syrian rebels, looking to shield themselves from Syrian and Russian warplanes, with shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, according to a report.

Basque separatists criticize Spain, France

The Basque terrorist group ETA on Tuesday described the Spanish and French governments’ attitudes since a 2011 ceasefire by the group as “more than poor”.

Les Etats-Unis devraient dédommager les descendants d'esclaves

Les Etats-Unis devraient dédommager les descendants d'esclaves noirs américains, estiment des experts de l'ONU qui déplorent que le pays n'ait pas encore réglé son passé marqué par le "terrorisme racial".

12 soldiers shot dead in N. Afghan insider attack

Some 12 Afghan army soldiers were shot dead by their fellow comrades in Afghanistan's northern province of Kunduz Monday night, an official said on Tuesday.

King of Jordan Lashes Out: 'US Thinks it Knows Middle East Better than us'

The US thinks it understands the Middle East better than those who live in the region and this is a major flaw in the West’s fight against terrorism, the King of Jordan said in a rare criticism of western policy.

Turkish FM says cooperation with PYD in Raqqa means ‘risking Syria’s future’

Cooperating with the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any potential operation against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Raqqa would mean “putting Syria’s future at risk,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said.

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10 groups equipped, armed and trained by Qatari and Saudi money: Jihadist Ties to Turkish-Backed Free Syrian Army "Rebels" Raises Questions

In Turkey, questions are being raised about the makeup of the Free Syrian Army "rebels" fighting with Turkish forces in Syria. Op...