Semana del 25 mayo al 1 junio, 2018

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Actividades PUEAA

Asia

Lavrov se reúne con Kim Jong-un en Pyongyang y le invita a viajar a Rusia - EL PAÍS 31/05/18 El líder de Corea del Norte elogia que Vladímir Putin "contrarreste la hegemonía de Estados Unidos" y dice que se compromete con la desnuclearización de la península coreana.

India underlines fastest growing economy status but market rout clouds outlook - HINDUSTAN TIMES 31/05/18 India GDP growth in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018 was at 7.7 percent, led by agriculture and manufacturing.

Arabia Saudita y un nuevo avance para las mujeres: el gobierno condenará el acoso sexual - LA NACIÓN 30/05/18 A semanas de que se levante la histórica prohibición de conducir a las mujeres, que se espera ocurra el 24 de junio, hoy Arabia Saudita anunció la adopción de una nueva ley que penaliza el acoso sexual.

Gaza is ‘on the brink’ warns UN envoy, urging more international intervention - UN NEWS 30/05/18 Rocket fire this week across the border between Gaza and Israel shows how close the region is “to the brink of war” a senior United Nations official warned on Wednesday, urging the international community to do more to help Israelis and Palestinians return to the negotiating table.

Trump anuncia aranceles por u$s 50.000 millones y escala su guerra comercial con China - EL CRONISTA 30/05/18 El mandatario anunció que la lista de importaciones selectivas anunciadas por el arancel del 25%, será publicada el 15 de junio. El gigante asiático criticó el anuncio.

New Iraq gov’t must overcome sectarian divide - JORDAN TIMES 30/05/18 Following elections, Iraq must move quickly to form a government that can overcome sectarian divisions and push ahead with badly-needed reforms, the UN envoy said on Wednesday.

400 Thumbprints: Behind the Push to Prosecute Myanmar for Atrocities - NEW YORK TIMES 30/05/18 In a request submitted to the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, lawyers included an unusual annex: 20 pages of purple thumbprints. These are the equivalent of signatures from 400 Rohingya women and girls.

Israel bombs Gaza militant sites amid heaviest rocket fire since 2014 - MIDDLE EAST EYE 29/05/18 Palestinian fighters launch salvos of rockets as Israeli warplanes pound Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets.

África

La ONU amenaza con más sanciones a Sudán del Sur si no cesan las hostilidades - DIARIO.ES 31/05/18 El Consejo de Seguridad de la ONU aprobó hoy una resolución que amenaza a Sudán del Sur con más sanciones, entre ellas un embargo de armas, si no cesan rápidamente las hostilidades entre el Gobierno y la oposición armada.

Kenyatta vows to protect S. Sudan armed opposition members - SUDAN TRIBUNE 30/05/18 Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has vowed to protect members of the armed opposition allied to former first vice president Riek Machar, an opposition official has disclosed.

Zimbabwe Will Hold Its First Post-Mugabe Elections on July 30 - OKAY AFRICA 30/05/18 This will be the first time Robert Mugabe's name will not be on the ballot.

Ethiopian govt, opposition start talks on amending anti-terrorism law - AFRICAN NEWS 30/05/18 Ethiopia’s ruling coalition started talks with opposition groups on Wednesday on amending provisions of an anti-terrorism law that critics say has criminalised dissent, state-affiliated media said.

Mozambique: Nyusi Govt Intends to Finance 84 Billion Deficit In the State Budget - ALL AFRICA 29/05/18 The Government of Filipe Jacinto Nyusi plans to increase the Internal Public Debt during the 2018 fiscal year by at least 84.2 billion meticais to finance its State Budget which is expected to continue without support from the Cooperation Partners for the third consecutive year.

El presidente de Mali anuncia que se presentará a la reelección - AGENCIA EFE 29/05/18 El presidente de Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, anunció anoche en un discurso que se presentará como candidato a las próximas elecciones presidenciales del país, cuya primera vuelta se celebrará el 29 de julio.

Sisi to officially be inaugurated president for a second term next Saturday - EGYPT INDEPENDENT 29/05/18 Egypt’s Parliament is conducting final preparations for the inauguration of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as president of Egypt for a second term, after he won the election held on March by 97 percent.

Fatal Floods in Eastern Africa May Mean Yet More Food Shortages - BLOOMBERG 29/05/18 Unseasonably heavy rains have caused deaths, destroyed crops. The region last year saw its worst drought in six decades.

Las facciones enfrentadas en Libia acuerdan la celebración de elecciones el 10 de diciembre - EUROPA PRESS 29/05/18 Las facciones rivales en Libia han acordado este martes la hoja de ruta para llevar al país a la celebración de elecciones parlamentarias y presidenciales para el próximo 10 de diciembre.

DR Congo demands details of Macron meeting with Rwanda's Kagame - AFRICAN NEWS 28/05/18 The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reacted angrily on Monday after French President Emmanuel Macron met the head of the African Union, apparently suspecting closed-door dealings on the crisis-riddled country’s future.

Artículos de Interés

As good as gold: Turkey uses bullion to stabilise its economy - MIDDLE EAST EYE Commercial banks are putting gold into Turkey's central bank to help deal with rapid inflation.

US sanctions threaten Iran’s high hopes for tourism - AL MONITOR While the reimposition of US sanctions is likely to damage the revival of Iran’s tourism sector at least in the short term, the country’s ambitious plans to attack foreign visitors should not be written off.

What Will It Take for Syrian Refugees to Return Home? - CARNEGIE MIDDLE EAST CENTER Fragmentation of territories, widespread destruction, and new legislation governing property rights will all complicate Syrian refugees’ ability to reclaim the lives they left behind.

[PAPER] Tailandia, una espiral de inestabilidad - INSTITUTO DE ESTUDIOS ESTRATÉGICOS DE ESPAÑA La inestabilidad política se ha visto agravada por dos acontecimientos, uno que afecta al núcleo del Estado: la muerte del rey Rama IX, Bhumibol Adulyadej y otro periférico, la reactivación del conflicto en el sur de Tailandia por parte de los insurgentes separatistas en las provincias de Pattani, Yala y Narathiwat.