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United States

General Colin Powell dies at 84

Four-star General Colin Powell, who was diagnosed with cancer, died Oct. 18 of covit disease. Born in Harlem to Jamaican parents in 1937 and served in the military for thirty-five years, he served as captain in Vietnam, before becoming the first African American to hold the position of National Security Adviser (under Reagan). Army personnel (under Bush senior) and Secretary of State (under Bush Jr.). In 2003, he lamented that his false speech at the United Nations, which presented false evidence that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, had otherwise tarnished the image of the most practical man. “He was the most political general after Eisenhower,” he said New York Times.

Venezuela

Maduro straw man deported

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After more than a year of legal battle, Alex Chop, who was arrested while stationed in Cape Verde – and then his jet en route to Iran – was finally extradited to the United States on October 16. A native of Colombian descent but also of Venezuela, the 49-year-old businessman is considered the straw man of President Nicolas Maduro. He is accused of embezzling $ 350 million for the benefit of Caracas. According to Miami Herald, “Maduro fears that an agreement with the US justice system could lead to the release of more important information about the Venezuelan regime, which the US accuses of operating as a drug gang.”

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UK

Shock after viceroy murder

The tragedy occurred on October 15 while he was on duty in his constituency in the Leigh-on-Sea area, 60 kilometers east of London. David Ames, a Conservative candidate in the House of Commons, was stabbed to death by a 25-year-old British man of Somali descent suspected of Islamic extremism. The assassination comes five years after Labor killed Joe Cox by a neo-Nazi. The Financial Times It calls for “strengthening security around MPs” at such public meetings. “We have to accept the cost, the newspaper says. This is the essence of British democracy at stake.”

Hungary

A new enemy to Orban

He is 49 years old, has seven children and has won the Hungarian opposition primary. Peter Margi-J, the big winner of his rival Clara Dobray, will face Prime Minister Victor Orban in the 2022 Assembly elections. This liberal is a “serious opponent of Urban” because he can meet left and left-wing voters. Conservatives “, comments GlassL. Already, the mayor of the city of 40,000 souls in southern Hungary has declared that if he wins, he will “repeal the controversial laws of the Serbian Orban and introduce the euro.”

Ivory Coast

Gbagbo started a new party

He returned to Abidjan in June after being released by the International Criminal Court. Laurent Gbagbo started his African People’s Party – C டிte d’Ivoire (PPA-CI) on October 17. With the ambition of becoming president again in 2025? The person concerned, who is 80 years old, urges gradual withdrawal: “At that age, after this journey, it is wise to decide to leave.” But Burkinabe daily Today in Paso, He “has not digested for ten years [passés] The Hague prison is “ready to fight to regain the presidency he occupied from 2000 to 2011”.

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China

Growth is stunted

China’s GDP growth slowed to 4.9% in the third quarter (compared to 7.9% in the previous quarter), driven by the recession and energy shortages in the real estate market. This figure increases the pressure on President Xi Jinping, who “follows an ambitious strategy for public prosperity”, “to fight against excessive excess income”, he commented. Finance dImages. This slump in growth did not stop rising exports last month. It sees this daily as “a sign of the downturn in the business sector despite the energy crisis and other supply chain challenges.”

Lebanon

The horror of the Civil War

Seven people were killed in gunfire in the streets, sectarian chants and gunfire … On October 14, Beirut sank again in its darkest hours, with supporters of Hezbollah’s Shiite militia protesting against it. In the midst of the economic crisis, the country sees the resurgence of inter-religious conflicts: “… like bloodshed [dans le quartier de] He mourned Tayouneh and the whole of Lebanon, and was able to revive every home, with more intensity than ever, only the dream of civil war. Writing L’Orient-Le Jour.


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