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Date: 10 months ago   Category: Politics

The chemical attacks in Syria, nationalists in Sweden and sex scandal in CBS — the main subjects of the international press


On homepages of BBC, CNN, Bloomberg and a number of other large media — results of elections to the Swedish parliament of the Photo: depositphotos.com B of Sweden following the results of calculation of almost all bulletins serious progress is shown by nationalist and euroskeptical Swedish Democrats. The party has collected only 17% of votes, however it is one and a half times more than the previous result. Besides, Sweden has reputation of "a humanitarian superstate" with extremely left population so raising of nationalist sentiments in the country is especially noticeable. In addition to it both the right-centrist, and left-centrist coalitions have collected less than a half of votes and will hardly be able to agree about wide alliance. Headings: "The far-right party blossoms in Sweden" and "The campaign against Europe has received help from the Swedish voters". Also the Syrian subject — and under different corners is widely covered. The most significant publication in the long term — article on the website Bild. According to the German newspaper, armed forces of Germany can join fighting in Syria. Allegedly, the Bundeswehr is ready to strike blows to forces of Damascus in case of application with government troops of chemical weapon. WSJ — with reference to sources in administration of the USA makes two assertions. First, that Bashar al-Assad has approved use of fighting substances against insurgents in Idlib. Secondly, that Donald Trump at a recent meeting in the White House has threatened to strike "massive blow" to al-Assad's forces in case of "slaughter" in Idlib. At the same time other source of the edition claims that for lack of use of chemical weapon reaction of the West can be not military, but diplomatic and economic. Also use in Syria of phosphoric bombs of which the Russian military have accused the USA is casually discussed. According to the Russian Defense Ministry, it happened in the province Deir ez-Zor last Friday, September 7. The Pentagon has answered that nothing about it is known, and the aircraft of the coalition in the region isn't equipped with ammunition of this kind at all, Reuters reports. At last, the press pays to sex scandal consequences in CBS corporation much attention: the head of the Munves Wood company has left the post following the results of internal investigation. Last summer more than dozen of women, including employees of the company, have accused 68-year-old Munves of sexual harassments and coercion to kisses during business negotiations. As notes CNN, it is the largest victim of a train a harassment scandals, begun with Harvey Weinstein, and the first such case for the company in the list of Fortune 500. To add BFM.ru to your sources of news?

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