Παρασκευή, 18 Μαΐου 2018

34 Chilean bishops offer to resign over sex abuse scandal

34 Chilean bishops offer to resign over sex abuse scandal
All the Catholic Church's Chilean bishops, in Italy to attend meetings over a sex assault scandal, submitted their resignations Friday in an unprecedented move.

Arab League Developing Plan to Counter Jerusalem Recognition as Israeli Capital

Arab League Developing Plan to Counter Jerusalem Recognition
The League of Arab States intends to develop a plan to counter the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the United States and any other state, a document released after an extraordinary ministerial meeting of the organization in Cairo said on Thursday.

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel to lead CIA

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel to lead CIA
The US Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday to be the country's first female director of the CIA, despite her ties to the agency's past controversial interrogation program.

Τετάρτη, 16 Μαΐου 2018

Love, Peace and Fraternity: Following U.S., Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem
Guatemala on Wednesday became just the second country to open an embassy in Jerusalem, a few days after the controversial relocation of the U.S. consulate there.

Palestinians recall 4 European ambassadors

Palestinians recall 4 European ambassadors
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has recalled its ambassadors to four European countries to protest their participation in a party celebrating the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

S.Korea expresses regrets over DPRK's suspension of high-level talks

S.Korea expresses regrets over DPRK's suspension of high-level talks
South Korea on Wednesday expressed regrets over the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s decision to suspend the scheduled high-level inter-Korean talks.

Τρίτη, 15 Μαΐου 2018

Δευτέρα, 7 Μαΐου 2018

Σάββατο, 28 Απριλίου 2018

North Korea Says Historic Summit Opens 'New Era for Peace'

Historic Summit Opens 'New Era for Peace'
North Korea on Saturday hailed its summit with the South as a "historic meeting" that paved the way for the start of a new era, after the two leaders pledged to pursue denuclearization and a permanent peace.

UN says more refugees, migrants came to Greece by land from Turkey than by sea in April

more refugees, migrants came to Greece by land from Turkey than by sea in April
More refugees and migrants crossed into Greece over its land border with Turkey than came by sea in April, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.

China opposes US resolution on Tibet issue

Tibet
China on Friday expressed opposition to a U.S. Senate resolution on the reincarnation of Dalai Lama, saying it has interfering in China's internal affairs.

Παρασκευή, 27 Απριλίου 2018

U.N. rights chief decries Israel's excessive use of force in Gaza

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein
Israel must stop the excessive use of force by its security forces along the Gaza border and must hold to account those responsible for the many deaths and injuries sustained by Palestinians in the past month, the U.N. human rights chief said on Friday.

Kim-Moon summit grabs international spotlight

Kim-Moon summit
The leaders of the two Koreas shook hands at the Military Demarcation Line at 9:30 am on Friday. This meeting, the first in 11 years, holds the attention of not only the two countries involved, but also the international community.  

Τετάρτη, 25 Απριλίου 2018

Israel's Demolishing of West Bank Schools May Amount to Int'l Crime : Watchdog

Israel's Demolishing of West Bank Schools May Amount to Int'l Crime
Israel’s policy of demolishing schools in the West Bank and denying the Palestinians building permits for new ones violates local residents’ right to education and pressures Palestinians to leave the Israeli-controlled areas, which may be ultimately qualified as an international crime, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.

UN officials call for new approach to sustaining peace

sustaining peace
United Nations officials on Tuesday urged a gathering of world leaders and high-ranking representatives of member states and other representatives to help strengthen a new approach to sustaining peace, which aims to put prevention at the heart of UN's work.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.