the United States rejects the “sham elections” that the junta is preparing

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on the international community on Friday August 5 not to support the Burmese junta’s plan to hold elections next year, a “simulacrum“Electoral according to him. United States “strongly urge the international community not to condone the regime’s plans to hold sham elections next yearsaid the minister from Phnom … Read more

the Republican Party will hold its 2024 convention in the key state of Wisconsin

The Republican Party announced on Friday August 5 that it would hold its 2024 national convention to induct its presidential candidate in the US state of Wisconsin, won by a hair’s breadth by Joe Biden in 2020. Organized every four years a few months before the presidential election, the national conventions are political high masses … Read more

Stock markets down after US unemployment figures

Stock markets fell after the announcement of better than expected employment figures in the United States, this dynamism raising fears that the American central bank will raise its rates further sharply to fight against inflation. Read alsoTokyo Stock Exchange closes at two-month high European stock markets ended in the red, after hovering around equilibrium for … Read more

the trade deficit narrowed further in June

The US trade deficit narrowed again in June, and more than expected, with exports continuing to climb to a new record high, while imports fell amid slowing domestic demand . In June, the goods and services deficit with the rest of the world stood at $79.6 billion, according to Commerce Department data released Thursday. This … Read more

In New York, a McDonald’s waiter was shot for cold fries

A McDonald’s restaurant worker in New York is on the verge of life and death after being shot and wounded in an altercation with a young man and his mother over cold fries, police and a local newspaper reported on Wednesday. megalopolis. In a city where gunshots are daily, this new drama occurred Monday night … Read more

crude oil inventories rise, contrary to forecasts

U.S. commercial crude oil reserves rose sharply last week, surprising analysts who expected a small reduction, according to figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Read alsoVolatile, oil ends up slightly ahead of OPEC+ During the week ended July 29, commercial stocks of black gold rose by 4.5 million barrels to 426.6 … Read more

growth in activity in services accelerated in July

The growth of activity in services in the United States accelerated in July for the first time in four months, according to the barometer of the professional federation ISM, published on Wednesday. Read alsoUSA: vacancies down, sign of a slowdown in the job market SEE ALSO – Joe Biden urges Congress to pass the Cut … Read more

Indonesia and the United States hold a joint military exercise

Thousands of Indonesian and U.S. troops on Monday (August 1) began a two-week joint military exercise that Washington says aims to promote “regional cooperationamid tensions with China. At least 4,000 American and Indonesian soldiers are on site and will be joined by Australian, Singaporean and Japanese forces. Japan is participating for the first time in … Read more

Washington sanctions two Russians for interfering in US elections

The United States announced on Friday July 29 sanctions against two Russians accused of disinformation and interference in the American elections, and in particular of having financed pro-Russian propaganda and supported a candidate for the post of governor. “The individuals and entities named today have played various roles in Russia’s attempts to manipulate and destabilize … Read more

Marshal Haftar sentenced in the United States to compensate Libyan families

Marshal Khalifa Haftar, strongman of eastern Libya, lost Friday a battle in the judicial war which opposes him, in the United States, to nationals of his country accusing him of torture and extra executions -judicial. A federal judge considered that Marshal Haftar had not cooperated with justice and that he could therefore be sentenced “by … Read more