Park Geun-Hye The South Korean authorities arrested a former President of the country Park Geun-Hye in the case of corruption, said the Agency “Yonhap”. The Seoul court has decided to take her into custody on charges of bribery, abuse of power and divulging state secrets. According to Reuters, in the detention center, Park Geun-Hye will be up to 20 days. Park Geun-Hye was ousted on March 10. The reason for the scandal was a fortune teller and a close friend of President Choi sung-SIL. She is accused of pressure on dozens of major firms with the purpose of transfer of their money in two non-profit Foundation. In case of figures, the sum of 77.4 billion won ($65.6 million). Park Geun-Hye became the third former President, who was arrested on criminal charges after Roh Tae-Woo and Chun Doo-hwan.
In Germany at the beginning of April, it will be Cyber and information command. About it reports Reuters. The new structure will be located in Bonn. Its original strength is 260, but by July it is planned to increase to 13.5 thousand people, including in the strategic military intelligence and communications centers. By 2021, the number of staff will reach 14.5 thousand people, 1.5 thousand seats reserved for civilian contractors. The Minister of defence of Germany Ursula von der Leyen has called the head of the new cyber command will be Lieutenant-General Ludwig Leinhos. According to the Agency, the structure is created pursuant to the decisions of NATO and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who called the protection of Germany against cyber attacks one of the main priorities. As the main enemy is considered Russia, which is believed in Berlin, trying using propaganda and disinformation to destabilize German society. On
Bashar Al-Assad The departure of Bashar al-Assad as President of Syria is not a priority for the United States. This statement was made by the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley on Thursday, March 30, according to Reuters. “Our challenge is to understand how to proceed and with whom we must work to change the situation for the citizens of the Arab Republic,” said Haley. She added that Washington “does not intend to focus on Assad’s departure, as did the previous US administration”. Previously, on 30 March, U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson said that the fate of Bashar al-Assad must be decided by the citizens of the country. On 10 February, the Syrian President said he was ready to leave his post as soon as he loses the support of the Syrian people. The leader of the Arab Republic noted that this is his principled position. Former
Donald Trump The US President Donald trump has criticized conservative Republicans in Congress did not support it during the vote on Obamacare. The corresponding entry he posted on his microblog. Anger trump caused the behavior of a group of congressmen, known as the Freedom Caucus. The President threatened that if they did not stop to put a spoke in his wheel, he will be deprived of their seats in the next parliamentary elections. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 30, 2017, 13:07 “Freedom Caucus will harm the case of the Republicans, if they quickly begin to work in the common team. In 2018 we have to fight against them and against the Democrats,” trump wrote. In response, a member of the Freedom Caucus, Congressman from Michigan Justin Amash, compared the actions of trump with the actions of a fifth-grader and alerted him to the fact that the group does not
In eight Bangladesh Islamists blew himself up with a grenade, being in a hopeless situation. About it reports Reuters. During the RAID the police on Wednesday, March 29, and surrounded the house in the city Nasirpur, where the hiding militants. The guards invited the jihadists to surrender, but they instead came together and detonated a grenade. Killed eight people, including one woman. Monday, March 27, Bangladeshi commandos destroyed a hideout of the militants in Sylhet, eliminating four of the Islamists. A few days earlier six people, including two policemen, were killed during a siege of a house in Sylhet, another 40 people were injured. This occurred after two militants trying to break through the cordon outside, detonated explosive devices near a police cordon and a crowd gathered behind him. The responsibility was taken by the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia).
In Germany, the trial of an Afghan who is accused of membership in a terrorist organization, the Taliban (banned in Russia). About this soobschaetreuters. 21-year-old Hikmet T. accused that he in 2013 he joined the Taliban, received training in one of training camps of the group and took part in four attacks on police officers. “In at least two cases, he was fired from a Kalashnikov in the direction of the Afghan security forces, — stated in the materials of the investigation. — It is not clear whether he managed to kill or injure anyone.” Prosecutors claim that Mr. Hikmet has left the location of the detachment of the Taliban, in which he fought, in the beginning of 2014. When he arrived in Germany, not reported. It is also unknown whether he submitted the documents for the refugee status. Talib-the deserter was arrested in early December 2016, all the while
Gerardo Bugallo Ottone The statements of the Ambassador of Spain in Ukraine against Russia and President Vladimir Putin were misinterpreted and taken out of context. This was written by the newspaper El País, citing sources in the Spanish foreign Ministry. In depodesta explained to RIA Novosti that the Kingdom adheres to the official position on the necessity of fulfilling the Minsk agreements for resolving the Ukrainian conflict. On March 29, the Russian foreign Ministry of the word Gerardo Bugyi Ottone called unacceptable. “We believe that making peremptory and biased statements, the representative of Spain in Kiev, not only went far beyond his official status, but opposed himself to the official position of the leadership of their own country”, — stated in the document published on the Ministry’s website. March 22 at the meeting of the press club “Diplomats without ties” organized by the Ukrainian Agency “UKRINFORM”, Gerardo Bugallo Ottone called
Rex Tillerson The fate of President Bashar al-Assad must be decided by the citizens of the country. This was stated by U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, his words are reports Reuters. During the visit to Ankara the head of state also noted that the United States considers Turkey as a key ally in the fight against militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, however, called for Washington to rely on legitimate actors in its mission against extremists. USA are operating in Syria in Alliance with the Kurdish groups that Turkey considers a terrorist. The civil war in Syria lasts since 2011. In the confrontation involved government forces opposition forces Islamist groups and terrorists, including militants. After the conflict, former President Barack Obama expressed his view that Assad must leave his post for the start of the Syrian settlement: in
Kim Jong-Nam The body of Kim Jong-Nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, will be returned to the DPRK. This is stated in the message published on the website of the Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak. “We received a letter from the family of the slain to return his remains to North Korea, and the coroner has approved the move — stated in the message. — The government firmly believes in the need to respect the principles of justice and sovereignty, and the police investigation into this serious crime in the land of Malaysia, will continue.” Earlier it was reported that Razak announced the end of the crisis in relations between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur after the North Korean authorities have allowed the Malaysian diplomats to freely leave the territory of the DPRK. March 16, Japanese media quoted the Deputy head of police of Malaysia, Noor Rashid Ibrahim
German recruitment Agency HR Optronic GmbH, cooperating with NATO and the Armed forces of the United States, beginning the search for actors for the role of the Russian doctrines on the ground Hohenfels (Hohenfels), located in Bavaria. Extras will portray civilians, according to the website berlin.de. A vacancy announcement was posted on March 22. Actors playing farmers or shop owners, have to wear special vests with infrared sensors, which allow you to calculate how many civilians were killed or injured in the fighting. Candidates must speak well in Russian, it is also desirable to know English or German. It is reported that the ground was built 10 villages, each with 10 to 30 houses. The territory is not allowed electronic devices, and also has a strict ban on alcohol. According to the newspaper “Kommersant” informed that the recruitment Agency was engaged in search of extras for the exercises approached to