Danh mục lưu trữ: Thế giới

Haley reveals new evidence to back claim that Iran armed Houthi rebels

CBS News December 14, 2017, 12:05 PM


U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks about the Iran nuclear deal at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington on Sept. 5, 2017.

Reuters Last Updated Dec 14, 2017 12:49 PM EST

Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, on Thursday introduced what she sees as irrefutable evidence that Iran violated U.N rules by providing Houthi rebels in Yemen with arms.

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Jerusalem: Trump move prompts negative world reaction

US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been met with a wave of disapproval.

Leaders from within the Muslim world and from the wider international community were swift to criticise the move, and some warned of the potential for violence and bloodshed as a result.

Mr Trump also approved moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, making America the first country in the world to officially recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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US pulls out of UN’s Global Compact on Migration

Update: December, 04/2017 – 11:40

In September 2016 the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a non-binding political declaration pledging to uphold the rights of refugees, help them resettle and ensure access to education and jobs. — AFP/VNA Photo

Viet Nam News UNITED NATIONS — The United States has withdrawn from a United Nations pact to improve the handling of migrant and refugee situations, deeming it “inconsistent” with its policies.

“The US Mission to the United Nations informed the UN Secretary-General that the United States is ending its participation in the Global Compact on Migration,” the US said in its statement on Saturday.

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Did the world get Aung San Suu Kyi wrong?

The Interpreter
By AMANDA TAUB and MAX FISHER

WASHINGTON — This is not the happy ending we were led to expect.

When Myanmar elected Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to power in 2015, she was widely portrayed as a sort of political saint, an icon who had endured great suffering to guide her people from dictatorship to democracy.

President Barack Obama praised her. Hillary Clinton embraced her in public. The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, once compared her favorably to Gandhi.

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Global food waste scandal – Bê bối lãng phí thức ăn toàn cầu

Tôi bắt đầu công việc phát hiện ra bê bối liên quan đến lãng phí nguồn thực phẩm toàn cầu khi lên 15 tuổi. Tôi đã mua một số lợn. Tôi sống ở vùng Sussex. Và bắt đầu cho chúng ăn bằng cái cách truyền thống nhất và thân thiện với môi trường nhất. Tôi đến phòng ăn ở trường và nói rằng,”Hãy đưa con thức ăn thừa mà bạn bè con đã bỏ đi.” Tôi đến chỗ người bán bánh mì gần nhà và xin những ổ bánh mì cũ. Tôi cũng đến chỗ người bán rau và cả người nông dân những người đã vứt bỏ khoai tây bởi vìchúng xấu hoặc có kích cỡ không phù hợp để bán ở siêu thị.

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Trong khi Bắc Kinh phát triển Năng lượng tái tạo, thì các công ty Trung Quốc xây nhiệt điện than ở Việt Nam và các nước nghèo – As Beijing joins climate fight, Chinese companies build coal plants

nytimes_Workers at a construction site at the Sahiwal coal power plant, owned by China’s state-owned Huaneng Shandong Ruyi Group, in Pakistan. The country’s coal capacity is set to grow 15,300 megawatts from 190.CreditAsad Zaidi/Bloomberg

When China halted plans for more than 100 new coal-fired power plants this year, even as President Trump vowed to “bring back coal” in America, the contrast seemed to confirm Beijing’s new role as a leader in the fight against climate change.

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‘War crimes’ in fight over Philippines’ Marawi: Amnesty

Al Jazeera by 

Fighting in Marawi killed more than 1,000 people and forced thousands of residents to flee [File: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters]Fighting in Marawi killed more than 1,000 people and forced thousands of residents to flee [File: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters]

Manila, Philippines – Diego swam across the chilly waters of Lake Lanao in pitch darkness to make it to the opposite shore before first light.

It was August 4, and the young father was fleeing the main battle zone in Marawi, a city on the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines, where, for three months, he was held hostage by Maute fighters linked to ISIL.

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Trump’s new Cold War alliance in Asia is dangerous


U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose after signing hats reading “Donald and Shinzo make alliance even greater.” Kawagoe, Japan, Nov. 5. (Franck Robichon/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock)

Gurpreet S. Khurana, who first used the term “Indo-Pacific” a decade ago, is a maritime strategist and executive director of the National Maritime Foundation in New Delhi.

NEW DELHI — On his recent tour of Asia, U.S. President Donald Trump offered the world a first glance into his formative geopolitical strategy. Both in Vietnam at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit and at his earlier meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan, he spoke of the “Indo-Pacific” instead of the “Asia-Pacific,” the term used most often by previous American administrations.

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Australian ministers write to China to confirm approval of Carmichael mine

Guardian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade secretary says Adani may have requested letter to help secure Chinese funding

Protesters depict Malcolm Turnbull and the Adani founder.

Protesters depict Turnbull and Adani founder. Australian banks have ruled out lending to the project. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP

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Senior Turnbull government ministers have written a formal letter to China’s government to confirm that the controversial Adani Carmichael coal project in Queensland has passed all necessary environmental approvals.

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Dozens of men describe rape, torture by Sri Lanka government

AP

LONDON (AP) — One of the men tortured in Sri Lanka said he was held for 21 days in a small dank room where he was raped 12 times, burned with cigarettes, beaten with iron rods and hung upside-down.

Another man described being abducted from home by five men, driven to a prison, and taken to a “torture room” equipped with ropes, iron rods, a bench and buckets of water. There were blood splatters on the wall.

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World Condemns US Blockade on Cuba

Prensa Latina


United Nations, Nov 1 (Prensa Latina) By 191 votes of 193 possible, the General Assembly of the United Nations overwhelmingly condemned today the US economic, financial and commercial blockade on Cuba and demanded its end.

Only the US and Israel voted against the Cuban resolution on the Need to Put an End to the Economic, Financial and Commercial Blockade of the United States on Cuba. It’s the 26th times, since 1992, that the international community slams that hostile policy.

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China, South Korea agree to mend ties after THAAD standoff

channelnewsasia 

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test. (Photo: REUTERS/US Department of Defense)

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SEOUL/BEIJING: Seoul and Beijing on Tuesday agreed to move beyond a year-long stand-off over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea, a dispute that has been devastating to South Korean businesses that rely on Chinese consumers.

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Nga can thiệp rộng rãi vào bầu cử tổng thống Mỹ năm 2016

English article follows Vietnamese version

Chỉ với Facebook, ảnh hưởng của Nga đã đến với 126 triệu độc giả

By MIKE ISAAC and DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI OCT. 30, 2017 New York Times

Facebook và Google đã bị áp lực từ các nghị viên quốc hội sau khi có thông tin Nga can thiệp vào cuộc bầu cử. Các thượng nghị sĩ Amy Klobuchar và Mark Warner nói về các quảng cáo chính trị trực tuyến của Nga và việc đề phòng nước ngoài can thiệp vào bầu cử Mỹ. Ảnh Al Drago cho The New York Times

 
WASHINGTON — Các nhân viên đặc vụ Nga nhắm vào tạo bất hòa trong nhân dân Mỹ phát tán nhiều bản tin kích động tới 126 triệu người dùng Facebook, phát hành hơn 131 ngàn tin nhắn trên Twitter, và tải hơn 1 ngàn videos lên YouTube của Google, theo các báo cáo những công ty này đã soạn mà New York Times (Thời báo New York) nhận được.

Thông tin chi tiết, gửi đến Quốc hội Mỹ hôm thứ hai [30/10/2017] từ các công ty có sản phẩm được sử dụng rộng rãi trên Internet, tới trước chuỗi điều trần tuần này về việc những tác nhân thứ ba đã dùng các mạng xã hội và dịch vụ trực tuyến cách nào để ảnh hưởng đến hằng triệu người Mỹ trước ngày bầu cử tổng thống năm 2016.
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U.S. seeks meeting soon to revive Asia-Pacific ‘Quad’ Security Forum

Reuters Oct. 27, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.

Japan’s Foreign Minister Taro Kono gives a speech at Columbia University in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky Reuters

By David Brunnstrom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States wants a meeting soon aimed at reviving a four-way dialogue between itself, Japan, India and Australia to deepen security cooperation and coordinate alternatives for regional infrastructure financing to that offered by China, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

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