Saturday, June 25, 2011

Green light for Croatia's entry into the EU in 2013

The Heads of State and Government of the EU have given the green light Friday to the entry of Croatia in July 2013, as will the European Commission has proposed, according to European diplomatic sources have advanced. European leaders have backed "conclude the accession negotiations with Croatia by the end of June 2011" and expected "to sign the accession agreement by the end of the year," according to a draft of the conclusions of the Summit has had access Europa Press.

The former Premiership Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko, tried for corruption

A court in the preliminary hearing began today in the trial of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko accused of abuse of power by signing, without being authorized to do so, a gas supply contract with Russia for Ukraine expensive. More than 1,500 supporters gathered Timoshenko next to the courthouse to protest what they say is a political persecution of their leader, who heads the opposition party Batkívshina.

Chavez returns in Twitter to quell rumors about his health

The president of Venezuela, Hugo Chávez, reappeared on the Twitter social network on Friday he had abandoned for 20 days before emergency surgery in Cuba. The 56-year retired military officer had remained silent during his convalescence in Havana, but reappeared to send four messages through their social network account, which is followed by more than 1.6 million people.

Rubbish in Naples flooded roads and block traffic

The trash continues to accumulate in the streets of Naples in southern Italy, while several groups of residents today blocked traffic and debris scattered on the road to protest the situation in the Italian city. As reported by the Italian media, several streets of the city were closed to traffic this morning after neighbors poured and poured waste containers to denounce the situation of unhealthy living in the city for days.

Israel toughen the conditions of Palestinian prisoners in its jails

The Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has announced its intention to restrict the conditions of detention of Palestinian prisoners serving their sentences in Israeli jails. "I decided to change Israel's treatment of the terrorists in prison (...) We will give you everything you deserve under international law, but nothing more," he specified.

"Gaddafi will leave in 2-3 weeks"

Gaddafi will leave in two or three weeks. It is the opinion of Abdulrrahman Shalgam, former Libyan ambassador to the UN and former Foreign Minister, now passed by the rebels. According to the diplomat, the Rais African countries would be dealing with friends, maybe even with Belarus, to find a solution that prevents it from being delivered to the International Tribunal, and above all to maintain its heritage.