Conflict

Trump garante que o seu “botão nuclear” é “maior” do que o de Kim

Trump garante que o seu “botão nuclear” é “maior” do que o de Kim

O Presidente dos EUA não resistiu à provocação do líder norte-coreano e resolveu subir a parada num tweet que alguns consideraram perigoso. Não é inédito que Donald Trump e Kim Jong-un troquem epítetos menos agradáveis — o primeiro escreveu sobre o segundo que “o doido será testado como nunca antes”; Kim respondeu prometendo “amansar de certeza e definitivamente o […]

Israel changes law to make it harder to cede Jerusalem control

Israel changes law to make it harder to cede Jerusalem control

JERUSALEM – Israel’s parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians, who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehood. The legislation, sponsored by the far-right Jewish Home coalition party, raises to […]

Unicef says scale of attacks on children in conflicts is shocking

Unicef says scale of attacks on children in conflicts is shocking

The UN children’s fund says the scale of attacks on children in the world’s conflict zones reached “shocking” levels in 2017. In a new report, Unicef said there was widespread and blatant disregard for international laws designed to protect the most vulnerable. Unicef director Manuel Fontaine said children were being targeted in their homes, schools […]

Coreia do Norte considera novas sanções “um acto de guerra”

Coreia do Norte considera novas sanções “um acto de guerra”

Regime de Kim Jong-un ameaça países que alinharam com os EUA, o que inclui a Rússia e a China. As mais recentes sanções aprovadas pela ONU contra a Coreia do Norte são um “acto de guerra” e significam um total bloqueio económico, disse este domingo o ministro norte-coreano dos Negócios Estrangeiros, ameaçando castigar os que […]

Honduras: Opposition Alliance Summons More Street Protests

Honduras: Opposition Alliance Summons More Street Protests

Mobilizations across the country have been organized for three days starting from dawn Wednesday, to demonstrate the opposition’s rejection of the disputed election results. Honduras’ Opposition Alliance party has called for more public protests against the controversial re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez. Mobilizations across the country have been organized for three days starting from […]

Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide

Rwanda Accuses France of Complicity in 1994 Genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda — The Rwandan government released an independent report on Wednesday accusing French officials of complicity in the 1994 genocide, risking further strains to already icy relations between the two countries. The report, commissioned by the Rwandan government and conducted by a Washington law firm, alleges that French military forces trained their Rwandan counterparts, […]

Surviving Congo’s massacres: ‘I climbed over bodies to flee’

Surviving Congo’s massacres: ‘I climbed over bodies to flee’

The BBC’s Africa editor Fergal Keane travels to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s central Kasai region, a land littered with tears and mass graves. Day by day the truth recedes from view. It is concealed by thick grasses. Only a few fragments of bone and shreds of cloth reach from the earth and demand attention. […]