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12/01/2022
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Perry Stein and Robyn Dixon

Little optimism as Russia and NATO meet over rising tensions in Europe

NATO and Russian officials are meeting Wednesday amid mounting pressure from Moscow to agree to its sweeping demands or face a crisis in Ukraine that Russia warns would echo for generations.
11/01/2022
Argentina The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Hugo Alconada Mon

Opinión: Argentina debe reformar de raíz su sistema de espionaje

Las tentaciones que ofrece el submundo del espionaje ilegal en Argentina son demasiado fuertes para los políticos. Todos sus gobiernos, desde el retorno de la democracia en 1983, cayeron bajo sus influjos, con consecuencias institucionales que llegan hasta hoy y que tornan aún más urgente la necesidad de encarar una reforma profunda, de raíz, del sistema de espionaje.
27/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional

Polish president vetoes controversial media law decried by U.S.

16:25 - The law would have required Discovery, a U.S. company, to sell off its majority ownership of a large Polish media outlet
27/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Miriam Berger

U.N. calls for investigation after reported massacre in Myanmar; 2 Save the Children workers missing

15:26 - The United Nations called for an investigation following reports that at least 35 people, including a child, were killed in a massacre by Myanmar’s military on Christmas Eve. Two workers for Save the Children, a humanitarian organization, remain among the missing.
22/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Tyler Pager and Dan Diamond

Biden seeks to recast pandemic fight, rejecting lockdowns and school closures as omicron surges

While the president said those with vaccinations and boosters should go about their lives, he issued a grave warning to unvaccinated Americans that they risked serious illness or death
21/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Karen DeYoung and Missy Ryan

Pressure grows for Biden to ease sanctions as hunger, poverty soar in Afghanistan

The Biden administration is facing mounting pressure from lawmakers, aid groups and former officials to restart the flow of billions of dollars in aid and cash to Afghanistan, where a humanitarian crisis is growing increasingly perilous.
17/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Migrants in ‘Remain in Mexico’ bemoan confusing process

20:59 - Chaos, confusion and disillusionment marked the experience of many of the first asylum seekers to be enrolled in the Biden administration’s revised “Remain in Mexico” program, saying they understood little about what was happening or why they were selected.
16/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Sarah Dadouch and Karen DeYoung

Iran and U.N. watchdog agree on nuclear verification issue as wider negotiations struggle

Iran and the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency announced Wednesday that they have reached an agreement on one of the most serious outstanding verification issues between them, offering a possible breakthrough in negotiations here over Iran’s nuclear program.
15/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Robyn Dixon

Putin announces plans to attend China’s Winter Olympics in video call with Xi

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin announced that he would attend the Opening Ceremonies of Beijing’s Winter Olympics in February during a video talk with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, on Wednesday, sending a message of solidarity amid rising global tensions.
14/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Organismos Internacionales Rachel Pannett

Russia blocks U.N. move to treat climate change as a global security threat

Russia has vetoed the passage of a United Nations Security Council resolution that for the first time would have treated climate change as a threat to peace, even as many Western powers increasingly take climate risk into account as part of their security strategies.
13/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Harris announces private-sector investments as she seeks to address migration from Central America

18:14 - Vice President Harris on Monday announced new investment commitments from an array of private companies to help address the root causes of migration from Central America, aiding her efforts on a daunting task on which she has been longing to show progress.
09/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Bryan Pietsch

House votes to ban goods made by forced labor in China’s Xinjiang region

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday night to ban most imports from the Xinjiang region in China over concerns that goods were made there through the use of forced labor, as Western nations continue to confront Beijing’s crackdown on ethnic minorities in the area.
09/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Shira Rubin

Israel opposed the Iran nuclear deal, but former Israeli officials increasingly say U.S. pullout was a mistake

A growing number of former Israeli security officials are publicly faulting their government for opposing a nuclear deal negotiated in 2015 between Iran and world powers, and warning that economic sanctions on Iran are not deterring it from dangerously advancing its nuclear program.
07/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Ashley Parker and John Hudson

Biden’s ‘Summit for Democracy’ includes countries that hardly seem to qualify

Pakistan, the State Department warns sharply, has more than a dozen serious human rights problems, from “extrajudicial killings” to “forced disappearance by the government or its agents” to “political prisoners” to “severe restrictions of religious freedom” to “trafficking in persons.”
03/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Omicron coronavirus variant three times more likely to cause reinfection than delta, S. Africa study says

16:33 - Scientists in South Africa say omicron is at least three times more likely to cause reinfection than previous coronavirus variants such as beta and delta, according to a preliminary study published Thursday.
03/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Pegasus spyware used to hack U.S. diplomats working abroad

16:18 - Confirmation of the attacks comes one month after the U.S. blacklisted NSO Group
03/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Most coronavirus vaccines work as boosters, with higher antibody levels from Pfizer and Moderna, study finds

13:08 - Most vaccines are safe to use as boosters and give people more immunity against the coronavirus, according to a new study of seven of them.
03/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política

Turkey’s Economic Turmoil Sends Desperation and Inflation Soaring

12:50 - President Erdogan pushes lower interest rates as currency plunges; ‘everyone here is outraged’
03/12/2021
Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Isabelle Khurshudyan and John Hudson

Amid heightened tensions, Russia and U.S. make quiet breakthrough on staffing at Moscow embassy

Despite significant tensions over a Russian troop buildup at the Ukrainian border, U.S. diplomats have overcome a months-long standoff with the Kremlin on the granting of visas for U.S. Embassy personnel in Moscow during a meeting with Russian counterparts in Vienna, said U.S. officials familiar with the matter.
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