برچسب مطالب ‘april’

March To Tripoli, Or A Third Civil War In Libya: Initial Results

The military offensive of the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal (according to the House of Representatives sitting in Tobruk) Khalifa Haftar on Tripoli that began on April 4, 2019 had finally petered out by mid-May, having achieved none of its goals.

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March To Tripoli, Or A Third Civil War In Libya: Initial Results

The military offensive of the Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Field Marshal (according to the House of Representatives sitting in Tobruk) Khalifa Haftar on Tripoli that began on April 4, 2019 had finally petered out by mid-May, having achieved none of its goals.

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Ethiopian leader bids to broker peace deal

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Sudan’s capital yesterday in a bid to ease the political and humanitarian crisis that has followed the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April.

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Cultural Event at Border Village to Mark Moon-Kim Summit Anniversary

A cultural event is scheduled for Saturday evening on the South Korean side of the Panmunjeom border village to mark the first anniversary of the first summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, held April 27th last year.

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BRI: Platform for promoting multilateralism and deeper integration

The second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRF) will be held on April 25-27 in Beijing and is expected to bring the world closer for the goal of promoting multilateralism. The forum will be attended by some 5,000 participants from more than 150 countries, including 37 heads of state and government leaders.

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Japanese FM to visit China for economic dialogue

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono will pay an official visit to China from April 13 to 15, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced Friday in Beijing.

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US State Department Approves Sale of 56 Supersonic SM-3 Block IB Missiles to Japan

The U.S. State Department has cleared a possible sale of 56 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB missiles for an estimated cost of $1.150 billion, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in an April 9 statement.

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Trump and al-Sisi: Meeting between two showstoppers

While the U.S. Congress has been expressly tuned in raising up the “pressing issues” between the U.S.-Egypt relation, Trump is still rolling out the red carpet for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s visit on April 9.

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France says ‘Non!’ to Brextension deal

France on Friday maintained its tough stance on Britain’s revised exit from the European Union after the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, asked for a 10 week extension to the 12 April departure.

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Crude Games: Why US Attempt to Flood Oil Market to Hurt Iran Will Backfire

Last week, the Department of Energy announced plans to sell off up to 6 million barrels of crude stocks from the US’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve, with deliveries expected to take place between April and May, just as Washington’s ‘temporary waivers’ on Iranian oil to major importers, including China, India and Japan, are expected to expire.

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Spanish right-wing parties could hold a majority in parliament – poll

Spanish right-wing parties PP, Ciudadanos and Vox could together hold a parliamentary majority in a snap election on April 28, one opinion poll showed on Saturday.

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Meet the Walther PPK: The Gun That Killed Adolf Hitler

On April 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler, leader of the Third Reich, killed himself with a 7.65-millimeter Walther PPK pistol.

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Spain could get right-wing government, survey suggests

Right-of-center parties could win enough votes to oust Spain’s Socialist government in April’s snap election, according to a survey published Saturday by El País.

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Political turmoil looming in Spain as PM calls election after budget failure

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap national election for April 28 yesterday after parliament voted down his budget bill, spelling an uncertain few months for a country whose political landscape is increasingly fragmented.

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China, shoring up its navy, muscles into Pacific

In April, on the 69th anniversary of the founding of China’s navy, the country’s first domestically built aircraft carrier stirred from its berth in the port city of Dalian on the Bohai Sea, tethered to tugboats for a test of its seaworthiness.

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