Brazil’s conservative-majority Congress has voted to scale back the authority of two ministries dedicated to upholding Indigenous rights and protecting the environment, following opposition from the South American nation’s powerful agribusiness industry ... The measure easily passed in the lower house of Congress a day earlier ... .
The Zimbabwean parliament has passed a "controversial" Patriotic Bill that criminalizes any citizen who meets with foreign diplomats or foreign government functionaries in terms of association, assembly, and speech ...Anyone found in violation of the new law, according to the bill, will be arrested and imprisoned ... This Bill must become law." ... 23 ... .
BULBOACA, Moldova (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took his quest for more arms and support to a sprawling summit of some 50 European leaders in Moldova on Thursday, becoming the focal point of an event that seeks to quell regional conflicts and shore up unity in the face of Russia’s war ... “Our meeting today in Moldova speaks volumes ... .
BULBOACA, Moldova (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy took his quest for more arms and support to a sprawling summit of some 50 European leaders in Moldova on Thursday, becoming the focal point of an event that seeks to quell regional conflicts and shore up unity in the face of Russia’s war ... “Our meeting today in Moldova speaks volumes.
WASHINGTON — The White House announced Thursday that it will levy sanctions against people "who are perpetuating the violence" in Sudan as warring sides fail to abide by a cease-fire agreement ...PresidentJoe Biden on May 4 laid the groundwork for the sanctions when he issued an executive order that expanded U.S ... The appeal from the U.S ... .
The French president has claimed that Ukraine is ?protecting Europe? and deserves assurances from NATO. French PresidentEmmanuel Macron has argued that Ukraine is "protecting Europe" and should be provided with security guarantees by NATO ... However, they have stopped short of offering the blanket protection afforded to NATO members ... (RT.com) ....
The "PatrioticBill" criminalizes comments that damage "the national interest of Zimbabwe." The move comes just months before the next election. . Lawmakers in Zimbabwe passed a controversial bill late on Wednesday that outlaws criticism of the country's government ...President Mnangagwa is expected to then sign it into law ... .
Summary. Law is considered one of the harshest worldwidePres Museveni says signing is done, nobody will move Uganda... His comments were the first since he signed the bill into law, triggering widespread Western criticism including threats by U.S. PresidentJoe Biden and others to cut aid to Uganda and impose other sanctions ... Our Standards ... Read Next ... ....
A former head of Israel’s military intelligence on Thursday claimed that Iran possesses a quantity of uranium capable of making three to five nuclear bombs ... On May 24, Israel’s army chief of staff also said Iran has made unprecedented progress in its uranium enrichment program.