the Chief of Defense rules out any military coup

Sri Lanka’s senior defense official on Wednesday (11 May) ruled out a military coup, despite the country’s political standoff and the deployment of thousands of troops to maintain order after two days of deadly clashes. Read alsoSri Lanka on the brink A curfew is in place across the country and troops are patrolling the streets … Read more

Is Trump still the leader of the Republicans? Answer with the new election season

Eighteen months after leaving the White House, does Donald Trump still have the power to make and break US elections? The former president’s political influence will be tested in a series of Republican primaries throughout the month of May. A dozen US states, starting with Ohio on Tuesday, hold primaries during the month of May … Read more

Rare public appearance of the supreme leader for Eid

The supreme leader of Afghanistan gave a public speech on Sunday, only for the second time in six years, on the occasion of the feast of Eid al-Fitr, saying that the victory of the Taliban last August had allowed the country to regain freedom and security. . Read alsoJean Pierre Perrin:The failure in Afghanistan is … Read more

Indonesia bans palm oil exports

The country, the world’s largest producer of palm oil, is experiencing a shortage of cooking oil. Indonesia will ban exports of palm oil and other vegetable oils from next week, its president announced on Friday in the face of a shortage of cooking oil in the domestic market. The country is the world’s largest producer … Read more