Brazil Leak: Corrupt Leaders Seek Protection With Coup – teleSUR English

teleSUR English Brazil Leak: Corrupt Leaders Seek Protection With CoupteleSUR EnglishMembers of Brazil’s MST landless workers’ movement protest against interim President Michel Temer and in support of Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paulo, May 22, 2016. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 23 May 2016. Comments. Increases text size …The perils of ‘presidentialism’The Straits Times all 37… Continue reading…

Austrian far-right concedes defeat in presidential election – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Austrian far-right concedes defeat in presidential electionChannel News AsiaPreliminary results had put Hofer 3.8 percentage points ahead of Alexander van der Bellen in the runoff but this paper-thin margin of just 144,006 votes was erased after a record 700,000 postal votes were counted on Monday. Posted 23 May 2016 23:10 …Far-right candidate defeated… Continue reading…

Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly ahead of Obama visit – Business Insider

Business Insider Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly ahead of Obama visitBusiness InsiderA Vietnamese couple pass a poster of U.S President Barack Obama with footnote read syndication.ap.orgA Vietnamese couple pass a poster of U.S President Barack Obama with footnote read “Welcome to our city”, hanging in a door front in Hanoi, Vietnam …Human rights abuses cloud Obama… Continue reading…

Blasts kill more than 140 in Syrian government cities: Monitor – The Straits Times

The Straits Times Blasts kill more than 140 in Syrian government cities: MonitorThe Straits TimesBEIRUT (REUTERS) – Bomb blasts killed scores of people in Jableh and Tartous on Syria’s Mediterranean coast on Monday (May 23) and wounded many others in the government-controlled territory that hosts Russian military bases, monitors and state …The Latest: Putin stands by… Continue reading…

Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State near Falluja, bombard city centre – Channel News Asia

Channel News Asia Iraqi forces clash with Islamic State near Falluja, bombard city centreChannel News AsiaIraqi government forces fought Islamic State militants near Falluja on Monday and bombarded central districts at the outset of an offensive to retake the longtime jihadist stronghold on the western approaches to the capital Baghdad. Posted 23 May 2016 …Will… Continue reading…

Greece was supposed to return migrants to Turkey, but has barely started – The Economist

The Economist Greece was supposed to return migrants to Turkey, but has barely startedThe EconomistCOMPARED with many Syrian asylum-seekers, Rima is in a rather comfortable situation. A teacher from Aleppo, she lives with her 18-month-old daughter in a central Athens hotel taken over by left-wing activists. Her application to be relocated to another …It’s Time for… Continue reading…