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Former Finance Minister of Germany announced the beginning of the career of the artist-satirist

Former Finance Minister and candidate for the post of Chancellor in the 2013 elections, peer Steinbrueck will continue its activities as a traveling satirist paired with artist Florian Schroeder. Their tour will begin in July of 2017

The ex-the candidate for Chancellor of Germany from Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) and former Finance Minister peer Steinbrueck has decided to continue his career as a satirist, the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

He will go in tour together with the famous artist Florian Schroeder. The tour will begin in July 2017, the audience is promised “the most fun campaign idea” this summer.

Commenced pre-sale of tickets for the performances of their satirical show in Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne.

As the DW, Steinbrueck was a rival of Angela Merkel in the elections in Germany in 2013. However, after Steinbrueck lost the election, he announced his departure from big politics.

Until the end of September 2016 Steinbrueck was part of the foreign Affairs Committee of the Bundestag. After leaving Parliament he became an Advisor to the management Board of the Bank ING DiBa Bank, based in Frankfurt am main and a subsidiary of the Dutch group ING Groep, said DW.

Former Finance Minister of Germany announced the beginning of the career of the artist-satirist

Former Finance Minister and candidate for the post of Chancellor in the 2013 elections, peer Steinbrueck will continue its activities as a traveling satirist paired with artist Florian Schroeder. Their tour will begin in July of 2017

The ex-the candidate for Chancellor of Germany from Social democratic party of Germany (SPD) and former Finance Minister peer Steinbrueck has decided to continue his career as a satirist, the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

He will go in tour together with the famous artist Florian Schroeder. The tour will begin in July 2017, the audience is promised “the most fun campaign idea” this summer.

Commenced pre-sale of tickets for the performances of their satirical show in Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne.

As the DW, Steinbrueck was a rival of Angela Merkel in the elections in Germany in 2013. However, after Steinbrueck lost the election, he announced his departure from big politics.

Until the end of September 2016 Steinbrueck was part of the foreign Affairs Committee of the Bundestag. After leaving Parliament he became an Advisor to the management Board of the Bank ING DiBa Bank, based in Frankfurt am main and a subsidiary of the Dutch group ING Groep, said DW.

North Korea threatened to sink the “filthy animal” US aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”

Press the DPRK continues to make loud statements about the country’s readiness to apply military strikes on targets in other countries, demonstrating, according to Pyongyang, their ambitions in the Pacific. So, on Sunday the American media, with reference to the newspaper “Rodong Shimbun” reported that North Korea threatened to sink the US Navy aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”.


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USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)

Indicates that the newspaper article was published on the background of how the two warships Japan had joined American aircraft carrier to maneuver.

The article “Rodong Shimbun” writes that the DPRK is willing to sink the American “one stroke.” When this ship is called a “dirty animal”, whose death “was a concrete example of our military might.”

As noted by Reuters, this article in “Rodong Shimbun” is on the third page, after a detailed story about the visit of Kim Jong-UN of svinoferma.

Earlier, North Korea threatened a nuclear strike Australia. North Korean authorities have stated that this nation is “blindly copying policy of the United States” and fall under the distribution, if continue to follow the American political course.

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The media learned about the arrest in North Korea of a U.S. citizen

North Korean police at the airport in Pyongyang

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North Korean authorities at the international airport of Pyongyang has detained a U.S. citizen — a former Professor at the Chinese University, who participated in the DPRK in programmes for the delivery of humanitarian assistance

A U.S. citizen, a former Professor at Chinese University, was arrested in North Korea on Friday, April 21, according to Yonhap, citing sources who wished to remain anonymous. This is the third US citizen detained in North Korea, according to the Agency.

Known only by his surname Kim, as well as what he taught in the Chinese Albanskom the University, the Agency reports. He also participated in programs for the delivery of humanitarian aid to North Korea. In one of these programs, Kim has led the DPRK for about a month and was arrested on departure at the international airport in Pyongyang, Yonhap said.

The reasons for his detention are unknown to the North Korean side. Washington has not officially commented on this information.

The U.S. Treasury has predicted a “short term problem” with the tax at the Trump

In the first stage the tax reform Donald trump may lead to an increase in the budget deficit, said the head of the U.S. Treasury Steven Mnuchin. In the future, as it will give impetus to economic growth and increased tax revenues, he said

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Tax reform, which plans to spend US President Donald trump, will lead to “short-term problems,” in particular, growth of the budget deficit, but in the future it will lead to the strengthening of the us economy. This assessment gave the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in conversation with the head of the International monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde.

Mnuchin explained that the “static evaluation” in the short term, the tax reform trump would increase the budget deficit. At the same time, with “dynamic assessment”, assured the head of the U.S. Treasury, tax reform will give more revenues to the budget, as it will stimulate economic growth.

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Pyongyang has threatened Australia with a nuclear strike

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Pyongyang has threatened Australia with a nuclear strike “strategic forces”

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The North Korean foreign Ministry suggested that Australia “to think twice about the consequences,” before “blindly follow” policy of the United States. Pyongyang has warned that it is ready to launch a nuclear strike of strategic forces if Australia will continue to support the US policy

North Korea’s foreign Ministry warned Australia about the serious responsibility, in that case, if the country will continue to “blindly follow” policy of the United States. As reports ABC News, the statement North Korean foreign Ministry was a response to an interview of the foreign Minister of Australia Julia Bishop, in which she told about the threat weapons program of the DPRK for Australia.

“If Australia will continue to support US in attempts to isolate and stifle the DPRK, it will be for her suicide step into range nuclear strike of the strategic forces of the DPRK,” the ABC News quoted the words of the representative of the foreign Ministry of North Korea, the Central news Agency of the country.

Pyongyang also urged Australia “to think twice about the consequences,” which would entail “reckless” statements in the hope of “flattered US”.

Threats were made after Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in Australia on a visit, during which Julie Bishop has called North Korea a threat to her country and the entire Asia-Pacific region. “North Korea is a huge threat for neighbors, and if not contained, and for the wider region, including Australia,” said Bishop. In addition, she has advised Pyongyang to spend money not on creation of weapons of mass destruction, and “to improve the welfare of its suffering people.”

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Vice-President Mike Pence at the meeting with the Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull said that Washington considers it possible to achieve the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula with China. According to Pence, the States is working with Australia, Japan and South Korea on this issue. “The United States is committed to continued economic and diplomatic pressure, working with our allies and China to ensure the denuclearization of the Peninsula”, — said the Vice-President of the United States.

After a failed rocket launch and threats of new nuclear test, the U.S. sent to the coast of Korea carrier strike group, which includes nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. On 23 April it was reported that it commenced a joint with the Japanese fleet exercises off the coast of the Korean Peninsula. The aim of the exercise is putting pressure on North Korea in the context of the ongoing testing of ballistic missiles of the DPRK. In addition, the American and Japanese sailors had to earn my cooperation. Maneuvers, participation in which will accept two Japanese destroyer Ashigara and Samidare, will last from three to five days.

Earlier, on 20 April, the official newspaper of the workers ‘ party of the DPRK “Rodong Sinmun” threatened the United States “powerful pre-emptive strike” after the Secretary of state’s Rex Tillerson that Washington is looking for a way to increase pressure on North Korea to force it to dismantle its nuclear program. “If we put our powerful pre-emptive strike, he completely and immediately destroy not only the American imperialist forces invaded South Korea, and the surrounding area, but also the US mainland, erasing it in the ashes,” — stated in the material of the newspaper.
  

The NYT told about the regular conversations trump with media Mogul Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch and Donald trump (left to right)

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The President of the United States Donald trump each week talking on the phone with the media Mogul, the owner of the new York Post and Fox News Rupert Murdoch, with whom he “develop strategies”. As noted by The News York Times, this media coverage of the activities of the trump is the best side to him

American President Donald trump every week, communicates on the phone with the media Mogul, the owner of the media conglomerates 21st Century Fox and News Corporation Rupert Murdoch discuss strategic issues. This writes the newspaper the New York Times, citing sources close to the President and the billionaire.

The publication indicates that between trump and Murdoch have long established a close relationship, “a deeper and longer lasting than most other people in his [Donald trump. — RBC] life.” Businessman supports the American President, when he needs help, asks him to focus his efforts on the economy and not on other issues.

According to the publication, trump forms his attitude to the people by two main factors: personal success and loyalty to him. “Murdock is different on both counts,” the newspaper said.

Also, according to the newspaper, the media Mogul called White house press Secretary Sean Spicer after he in one of the briefings on the situation in Syria and the actions of Bashar al-Assad, said that even Adolf Hitler during the Second world war “has not used chemical weapons.” Murdoch then encouraged by the official representative of the administration, which, after such statements came under criticism.

The publication also emphasizes that Murdoch owned the New York Post and the Fox News channel covered the activities and personality trump with beneficial to the American leader of the party.

In the U.S. Congress announced a new project trump to replace Obamacare

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The President of the United States Donald trump is preparing a new bill on health that will be adopted is in force under the previous administration of the program Obamacare. The Congress noted that the voting could take place in early may

During the first week of may in the us Congress can take a vote on a new version of the bill on health care that should come in the replacement program of former President Barack Obama’s Obamacare. This was stated by one of the key congressmen of the Republican party Dave brat, according to Bloomberg.

“I think the chances are very good,” he said.

The MP said that the majority will vote for the project if the introduction of the document the White house will consider all arrangements with party conservatives. Details of the project he did not disclose.

In late March President Donald trump withdrew from Congress a bill to replace Obamacare, which was presented on 7 March. According to the speaker of the house Paul Ryan, March 24 legislators “were very close [to making a new bill], but it has not given results”, because during the debate on this reform, the parties were unable to reach consensus and to gain the necessary 216 votes.

Commenting on the bill, trump noted that Republicans currently they focus their efforts on tax reform and the Obamacare program released “going my way, albeit briefly”.

A sore subject: why the U.S. Congress decided to repeal Obamacare

The first version of the bill, which was made to withdraw from consideration in Congress, called for the preservation of the key provisions of Obamacare, such as insurance parents and children to 26 years and the prohibition of insurance companies to set higher rates for people with serious health problems.

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“You have to give Trump the time” why the Americans voted for the billionaire

The results of the November US presidential election surprised many who predicted the victory of Hillary Clinton. Donald trump became President largely due to the fact that many States, historically.

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Obamacare — health programme, which was held by former US President Barak Obama, with the support of the democratic Congress in 2010. It regulates the process of buying insurance for US citizens, obliges the company to insure its employees, but also puts forward a number of requirements for insurers themselves. This law has been repeatedly criticized Donald trump during his election campaign.

The UN Secretary General said “very distant” end of the war in Syria

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UN Secretary-General, antónio Guterres, believes that the end of the Syrian crisis is still “very far”. He reiterated the need for a speedy political settlement of the conflict

The Syrian crisis, which raises the level of security threats around the world, no end of, said in an interview with Bloomberg, which was held in the building of the International monetary Fund in Washington, the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), antónio Guterres.

“We are very far to the end”, — said the Secretary General of the international organization, commenting on the situation in Syria.

According to him, requires a political settlement of the conflict and the cessation of civil war, which creates instability and increases the risk of the terrorist threat.

“This threatens the lives of all of us, absolutely everywhere,” — said Guterres.

Lately in Syria has escalated to an armed conflict. It happened once at the beginning of April was the use of chemical weapons in Idlib province. According to the autopsy of victims of the attack, which was held by Turkish authorities against the Syrian population was used a chemical warfare agent (CWA) nerve agents sarin. In total, the attack killed about a hundred people, more than 500 were poisoned.

USA, Western countries, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Turkey, was blamed for the attack on the government army Bashar al-Assad, who is also accused of using chemical weapons. Damascus, in turn. this denies the accusation.

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The consequences of a chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib. Photos

April 4, human rights activists reported chemical attack in the town of Khan Shaykhun in the Syrian province of Idlib. Its victims could be at least 58 people, including 11 children. Human rights…

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A few days later, on April 7, U.S. Navy warships launched a missile attack on the Syrian air base of the Shirt, which, according to Washington, flew the planes, dropped the bombs with chemical warheads. In Moscow said about unproven charges against the Assad regime and called for the investigation of the incident.

In connection with the attack in Idlib France, Britain and the United States have prepared a draft resolution of the UN security Council on this incident. The countries demanded an international investigation plans the flights of the Syrian aviation and recordings that were made on the day of the attack, including the names of the commanders of the crews, flying. Russia used its right of veto and blocked the adoption of the resolution.

Chemical weapons in Syria

The production of chemical agents in Syria according to non-governmental organizations and the CIA, began in 1970-1980, with the participation of French organizations and experts.

The provision for the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria was made after September 16, 2013 was published the report of the UN experts about the use of chemical weapons on 21 August 2013 in ghouta (Damascus suburb).

September 28, 2013 was unanimously adopted Security Council Resolution 2118 of the UN on the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons. Original pickup date was defined as 31 December 2013. The term of the transportation less hazardous chemicals was set for 4 February. In fact, these terms have not been met.

14 Oct 2013 Syria acceded to the Convention on the prohibition of chemical weapons, banning the production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons.

In October 2013, under the supervision of experts of the United Nations and the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons has begun destroying Syrian chemical weapons.

In February 2014 the Syrian authorities provided the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons plan, according to which the removal of all toxic substances from the country was due to expire on 27 April 2014.

In April 2014, the head of the joint mission of the UN and the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons Sigrid Kaag said that 92.5 percent of Syrian chemical weapons destroyed or removed. On the removal of the last batch announced on 23 June 2014.

4 January 2016 in its report, the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons said that all of the chemicals removed from Syria in 2014, destroyed. However, it was reported that the organization is still unable to access some former production facilities of Syrian chemical weapons.

In December 2016, the Syrian authorities reported the transfer of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons evidence on the use of chemical weapons by militants.