Tag: international relations

Swiss Federal President Amherd in Vienna on Tuesday

Swiss Federal President Amherd in Vienna on Tuesday

New Swiss Federal President Viola Amherd arrives in Vienna on Tuesday for her inaugural visit. Amherd is now making up for a visit he had planned for the end of January, which he had to cancel due to coronavirus. Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen will welcome his military-ranked colleague in the inner courtyard at […]

Hamas denies progress in ceasefire talks

Hamas denies progress in ceasefire talks

A representative of the radical Islamist Hamas has once again dashed hopes for an early ceasefire in the Gaza war. The representative of the Palestinian organization told the Reuters news agency that there was no progress in the last round of negotiations in Cairo, which also included delegations from Israel, Qatar and the USA. State-run […]

Middle East: Progress in ceasefire negotiations

Middle East: Progress in ceasefire negotiations

There seems to be movement in the negotiations for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and the release of Hamas hostages. During the talks in Cairo, “significant progress” was made on some controversial points of the agreement being discussed, state-run Egyptian television channel Al-Kahera News reported on Monday, citing a senior Egyptian representative. Thereupon, delegations […]

Demand for the release of hostages at the “Walkathon” in Vienna

Demand for the release of hostages at the “Walkathon” in Vienna

Sunday afternoon’s “Walkathon – Bring Them Home Now!” The event was attended by a large number of people (about 500 participants recorded by the organizer, according to the police). A demonstration was held in Vienna to demand the release of hostages held by Hamas. “As long as these hostages are in the hands of Hamas, […]

Demand for the release of hostages at the “Walkathon” in Vienna

Demand for the release of hostages at the “Walkathon” in Vienna

Sunday afternoon’s “Walkathon – Bring Them Home Now!” The event was attended by a large number of people (about 500 participants recorded by the organizer, according to the police). A demonstration was held in Vienna to demand the release of hostages held by Hamas. “As long as these hostages are in the hands of Hamas, […]

Terror attack six months ago commemorated in Israel

Terror attack six months ago commemorated in Israel

Israel on Sunday commemorated the Hamas terrorist attack that killed nearly 1,200 people six months ago. Meanwhile, according to the media, the United States is pressuring Israel to make concessions on an important issue in indirect negotiations regarding a ceasefire in the Gaza war and the release of hostages held by the Palestinian militant group […]

Israel withdraws its troops from Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip

Israel withdraws its troops from Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip

The Israeli army announced on Sunday that it had withdrawn its troops from the town of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. This is what the topic is about: Israeli soldiers leave Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip. Israel launched an air strike on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon. The death toll in the Gaza […]

Israel withdraws its troops from Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip

Israel withdraws its troops from Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip

The Israeli army announced on Sunday that it had withdrawn its troops from the town of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. This is what the topic is about: Israeli soldiers leave Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip. Israel launched an air strike on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon. The death toll in the Gaza […]

Hamas will not back down on demands before negotiations

Hamas will not back down on demands before negotiations

It seems that radical Islamist Hamas is not ready to make any concessions before the new round of talks to be held in Cairo regarding the ceasefire and the release of hostages in the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Islamist organization said on Saturday that it remained committed to its demands for a full ceasefire and […]

Ecuador’s former vice president arrested in Mexican embassy

Ecuador’s former vice president arrested in Mexican embassy

Security forces in Ecuador entered the Mexican embassy and arrested former Ecuadorian vice president Jorge Glas. The governments of both Latin American countries announced this on Friday (local time). Foreign Affairs Minister Alicia Bárcena said that Mexico is immediately severing diplomatic relations with Ecuador and will appeal to the International Court of Justice. Glas, wanted […]