Posts Tagged ‘leaders’

Ecuador’s Leftist Leaders Arrested In Police Raids Nationwide

The prefect of the Ecuadorean province of Pichincha Paola Pabon was arrested in the early morning hours of Monday at her home. Police also raided the home of Virgilio Hernandez, a former lawmaker and member of the Citizen Revolution. Meanwhile, in the province of Guayas, Alexandra Arce, former mayor of the city of Duran, was also detained. Yofre Poma, another member and lawmaker from the Citizen Revolution […]

Harsh: Spain sentences Catalonia independence leaders to 13 years imprisonment for sedition – Protests erupt in Barcelona

   Former Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras has been sentenced to 13 years in prison by Spain’s Supreme Court for his role in the attempted secession by authorities in Barcelona in 2017. Junqueras was among nine separatist leaders who were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition for their part in […]

Kurdish leaders mull cooperation with Damascus & Moscow as US pulls troops from northern Syria

If US troops leave northern Syria, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will be “forced to study all the available options,” Badran Jia Kurd, a Syrian Kurdish official with the SDF, told Reuters on Tuesday. He said that such a scenario could prompt the SDF to “hold talks with Damascus or the Russian side to […]

In Belgium, Jewish leaders worry that anti-Semitism has become kosher

BRUSSELS (JTA) — At a parade here in March, revelers danced to a song about Jewish greed while standing on a float shaped like an Orthodox Jewish man with a rat on his shoulder holding money. In August, an op-ed in a major Belgian newspaper called Jews in Israel land thieves with a religious superiority […]

Sudan, South Sudan leaders vow to seek peace in their troubled nations

War is “no longer an option” for Sudan and South Sudan, their leaders agreed Thursday during talks which focused on border disputes and the oil trade, but also resolving protracted conflicts in both nations. Sudan’s new prime minister Abdalla Hamdok met with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on his first official visit since becoming […]

California church leaders charged with forced labor of homeless, US attorney says

(CNN) A dozen leaders of a California-based ministry have been indicted by a federal grand jury, accused of forced labor of mostly homeless people, a US attorney said. Imperial Valley Ministries leaders recruited people by promising food and shelter, and instead forced them to beg for money for nine hours a day, […]

‘Sign of hope’: Prisoner swap between Russia & Ukraine welcomed by world leaders

The long-awaited exchange saw 35 men swapped for 35, Russian Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova confirmed. Each group was taken by plane to their respective capital cities, where their return was warmly welcomed. Also on ‘Historical humanitarian action’: Prisoner exchange between Russia and Ukraine completed In a statement, the German chancellor hailed the swap […]

The Sins of Arab Leaders

An American friend asked me the following question: How is it that the large Arab World that extends from the Persian Gulf east all the way to the Atlantic Ocean west, and from Turkish border north to the Indian Ocean south with all its wealth of oil and gas, and spending trillions of dollars acquiring […]

YouTubers being bullied for quitting veganism? Well, cult followers do hate when leaders bail first

You promised weight loss, acne-free skin, firmer buttock tone, improved moods, benefits for the environment, and the moral glow of walking the superior path. In fact each one of you proselytized not better diets but entire life overhauls. You sold ads on your videos, diet books, retreats and T-shirts. You took people on a spiritual […]

Netanyahu Warns Hezbollah, Iranian, Lebanese Leaders: ‘Watch Your Actions’

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G7 Leaders’ Declaration

The G7 Leaders wish to underline their great unity and the positive spirit of the debates. The G7 Summit organized by France in Biarritz has successfully produced agreements by the Heads of State and Government themselves on several points summarized below: Trade The G7 is committed to open and fair world trade and to the […]

Iranian FM arrives to Biarritz where G7 leaders discuss fate of nuclear deal

The unscheduled visit at the invitation of Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian comes after Zarif met President Emmanuel Marcon earlier this week to discuss the fate of the agreement. The spokesman said Zarif would not be meeting US President Donald Trump or any of his delegation while in France. The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

Protesters demand action from G7 leaders in Biarritz

Thousands of anti-globalization and environmental activists joined yellow vest protesters and Basque separatists near the French coastal resort of Biarritz to demand action from G7 and other world leaders set to meet there. Protesters converged on the nearby town of Hendaye on the French border with Spain to protest against the economic and climate policies […]

Thailand court acquits 24 Red Shirt leaders over 2010 protests

A court in Thailand has dismissed terrorism charges against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key areas of central Bangkok closed off and engulfed in violence. The Bangkok Criminal Court ruled on Wednesday that the two-month protest by the Red Shirt supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, during which […]

Iranian president invited to October summit of EAEU leaders

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been invited to a high-profile summit of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), a major regional organization which can help Tehran increase its non-oil export revenues amid sanctions imposed by the US. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Saturday that he had invited Rouhani to the EAEU meeting of […]

Why are Western leaders gawd awful bad and China’s so darn competent? Part I.

July 30, 2019 By Jeff J. Brown for The Saker Blog 30 July 2019 Crosslinked with: Pictured above: it’s the Beavis and Butt-Head Show. Or is it Butt-Head and Beavis? Does it really matter? They, like all Western political leaders are suborned from the get-go, by global capitalist 1% elites. Every time […]

US Leaders Can Now Be Prosecuted For Illegal War

US Leaders Can Now Be Prosecuted For Illegal War Above Photo: The USS Key West leads in formation with 17 other ships in 2019.MASS COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST 2ND CLASS KAILA V. PETERS / U.S. NAVY, VIA FLICKR War is gathering around the world, and autocratic leaders are undermining the legal checks on their discretion to launch attacks […]

Photos: Friday prayers leaders visit Leader of Islamic Revolution

Tasnim – Friday Prayers Leaders from all across the country visited the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday morning.   Source Article from Related Posts In rare formal visit, Israeli official attends anti-Iran conference in Bahrain A senior Israeli official took part in a security conference in Bahrain on Monday, […]

Friday prayers leaders visit Leader of Islamic Revolution

On the occasion of the commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the first Friday prayers held after the Islamic Revolution in the country, Friday Prayers Leaders from all across the country visited the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday morning. The visit is ongoing, now. Source Article from Related Posts […]

G20 Osaka Leaders’ Declaration

PREAMBLE 1. We, the Leaders of the G20, met in Osaka, Japan on 28-29 June 2019 to make united efforts to address major global economic challenges. We will work together to foster global economic growth, while harnessing the power of technological innovation, in particular digitalization, and its application for the benefit of all. 2. Building […]

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