Today’s latest international news Saturday, December 4
Here, the headlines of the day where, in addition, you can read all the news and the latest news today on ABC. Everything that has happened this Saturday, December 4 in the world and in Spain:
Taliban crack down on forced marriage of women, but forget about their right to education and employment
The Taliban surprised with a Friday of prayer in which they made issued a decree on women’s rights in the ’emirate’. The Islamists issued a document with six points to clarify that “women are not property, they are a noble and free human being” and reject forced marriage, a common practice in the country. The Taliban believe that women “should not be forced to marry against their will, whether single or widowed. No person can give one woman to another in exchange for a peace agreement or to end a lawsuit.
Putin redoubles his control of the internet and nationalizes VKontakte, the largest social network in Europe
The same procedure that the Kremlin began to apply after the coming to power of Vladimir Putin, in relation to the main communication media and, especially, with television channels, it is now applying it with the social networks in an attempt to control everything that appears on the internet.
Macron’s Elysee and his two sexual controversies
The balance of the presidency of Emmanuel Macron in terms of sexual scandals, in the Elysee Palace, it is the most modest in the history of the Fifth Republic, without possible comparison with the more than scandalous pots of the presidencies of François Mitterrand and François Hollande, among others.
Maduro expels observers from the European Union
The representatives of the Election Observer Mission of the European Union (Moeue) They were expelled by the government of Nicolás Maduro before concluding their task previously scheduled on their schedule until December 13, Bloomberg reported. The US agency noted that a group of EU analysts and a handful of staff members will travel to Europe this weekend after the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry “refused to extend their visas, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation”.
Biden resumes hot returns to Mexico
The presidente Joe Biden has been forced to reinstate the central part of the Donald Trump’s immigration policy, following a ruling against him by the Supreme Court. This Monday, the United States takes up the controversial hot returns to Mexico, which in the four years of the Trump Administration allowed the fast-track deportation of some 70,000 undocumented immigrants, mostly Central Americans and Mexicans, but also, in large numbers, Venezuelans and Cubans. The only condition that the US Supreme Court placed to resume this measure was that Mexico agree to cooperate. And as an American official said this week in a conversation with a small number of journalists, this has been the case. “Mexico has asked us for a series of humanitarian improvements before accepting these petitioners again,” said that official, who requested anonymity to be able to speak about a measure that had not yet entered into force.
Twitter closes over 2,000 Chinese regime propaganda accounts
Twitter announced this week the removal of more than two thousand accounts linked to propaganda and disinformation campaigns related to China. The social network explained in a statement that it had deleted “a network of accounts that amplify the narratives of the Chinese Communist Party on the treatment of the Uyghur population in Xinjiang”, in relation to the Chinese region where this ethnic minority of Islamic confession is based. Another network of accounts, linked to Changyu Culture, a private organization that has the support of the Xinjiang regional government, was also eliminated.