Kerry offert on Ukraine
John Kerry said that his country “is prepared to consider rolling back sanctions on Russia when the Minsk agreements of September 2014, and now this agreement, are fully implemented. that would mean a the facto recognition of the annexation of Crimea which triggered the sanctions.
The ICC and Palestine
The Court explains that this doesn’t mean to open now an investigation. It means that they will check the facts to see if there are grounds to open an investigation that would include the battle in Gaza last summer who ended with more than 2,200 Palestinian and 70 Israelis killed. The ICC probe will examine the actions of all parties.
Ukraine, Russian troops and the US
NATO has observed columns of Russian equipment, primarily Russian tanks, Russian artillery, Russian air defense systems, and Russian combat troops entering Ukraine over the last 48 hours. The US considers that with this move Russia “keeps fuelling war” in Ukraine. Moscow answered that all that is a “propaganda concoction”.
Ebola here and there
There is a lot of information about the few infected with Ebola in the US and Europe, but not so much about the real core of the problem which is the huge outbreak in Africa and the lack of resources to fight against it and avoid the spread of the virus. with 10,000 new cases per week expected by december Africa needs money and resources as soon as possible to avoid the spread of the virus.
ISIL advance in Iraq threatens civilians | Human Rights Watch
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has taken over many areas of Iraq, including Mosul, Tikrit, and towns in Salah al-Din province and there is fear that they will continue their advance towards the capital, Baghdad. The Iraqi Government has asked for help to the US To fight them. Human Rights Watch warns that the advance of ISIL in Iraq and Syria puts civilians in danger.
Kremlin's warning on Ukraine
In a White Book on Ukraine, the Kremlin warns that the situation “may erupt into a serious threat to regional peace and security and lead to further escalation of international and interethnic contradictions and conflicts in Ukraine and Europe in general.”
The agreement on Ukraine
An agreement to ease the Ukrainian crisis was reached in Geneva on Thursday. Kiev was represented by its government. But who represented the rebels? Maybe Russia?. Do they have authority over them?
Le Monde denounces French Big Brother
Le Monde denounces the existence of a “French Big Brother” independent of the NSA spying on French citizens that caused the summoning of the US ambassador
UN inspectors says rockets with gas sarin were used in Ghouta attack
UN investigators says in their report that surface to surface rockets armed with gas sarin were used in the attack against Goutha in Syria, killing civilians among then many children. This is the conclusion of the report of the UN investigation team made public Monday. Read the full remarks of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to the Security Council about it.
India is world’s biggest importer of arms: IHS Jane’s
LONDON: Defence budgets in the Asia Pacific region will overtake the United States and Canada by 2021, according to a study by respected analysts IHS Jane’s published on Tuesday.