Friday, September 30, 2016

Οι Τσάμηδες και πάλι στο προσκήνιο

Οι Τσάμηδες και πάλι στο επίκεντρο, όπως αποκάλυψε ο Αυστριακός επίτροπος Γιοχάνες Χαν, Ελλάδα και Αλβανία βρίσκονται σε διαπραγματεύσεις για διευθέτηση σειρά ζητημάτων, μεταξύ άλλων και το θέμα της Τσαμουριάς.

Bulgaria bans full-face Islamic veil

Bulgaria's parliament approved on Friday legislation outlawing face-covering Islamic veils in public, joining a small number of EU countries as debate rages across Europe about religious freedoms.

The law "bans wearing in public clothing that partially or completely covers the face," referring to the burqa or the more common niqab.

Saudi warns of 'serious consequences' over US 9/11 bill

Saudi Arabia's foreign ministry condemned the passage of a U.S. law that would allow families of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks to sue the kingdom for damages, calling it a matter of "great concern" in a statement on Thursday.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Hungarians set to reject EU refugee quota plan in a referendum

Hungarians are poised to reject the EU's troubled refugee quota plan in a referendum on Sunday, potentially further boosting the European clout of fiercely anti-migrant Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

EU refugee relocation scheme unlikely to complete as planned

The European Union (EU) looks unlikely to be able to complete its plan to relocate 160,000 refugees from Greece and Italy by September 2017, as figures released on Wednesday show that only 5,651 refugees have been relocated by far.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

DNA Study Finds Aboriginal Australians are Oldest Civilization in the World

Australia has one of the longest histories of continuous human occupation outside Africa. But who exactly were the first people to settle there? Such a question has obvious political implications and has been hotly debated for decades.

Νέα ευρήματα έφερε στο φως η ενάλια αρχαιολογική έρευνα στη Δήλο

Ολοκληρώθηκε η ενάλια αρχαιολογική έρευνα στη Δήλο, φέρνοντας στο φως ένα μεγάλο μέρος των λιμενικών εγκαταστάσεων, που εξασφάλιζαν παντοιοτρόπως την προστασία του νησιού, καθώς και ένα μεγάλο τμήμα σημαντικών κτιρίων, τα οποία δεν ήταν μέχρι σήμερα γνωστά.

Over half Ukrainians oppose severing relations with Russia. Russia currently has no ambassador in Kiev

More than half of Ukrainians did not support severing relations between their country and Russia, a recent opinion poll showed Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

US owes blacks reparations over slavery: UN experts

The United States should give African Americans reparations for slavery, UN experts said Tuesday, warning that the country had not yet confronted its legacy of "racial terrorism."

Merkel: EU cannot close doors to Muslim refugees

Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed Tuesday that EU member states should provide shelter for refugees fleeing terror and civil war, irrespective of their religion or faith.

L'UE va "suspendre" les Farc de sa liste d'organisations terroristes

L'UE a décidé de "suspendre" les Farc de sa liste des organisations terroristes à la suite de la signature de l'accord de paix entre les guérilleros et le gouvernement de Colombie, a annoncé lundi la chef de la diplomatie européenne Federica Mogherini.

United States Can No Longer Act as Policeman for the Planet - Donald Trump

The United States can no longer act as the policeman of the world, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said at the first US presidential debate.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

8 people shot in Baltimore, 3 gunmen at large: TV networks

A shooting in Baltimore has left eight people injured, including a three-year-old girl, and police say they are hunting three armed suspects who fled on foot.

Friday, September 23, 2016

UN rights chief slams FYROM for migrant detentions

The UN rights chief on Friday (Sep 23) voiced deep concern over FYROM [*]'s "systematic policy" of detaining and expelling migrants, criticising especially the widespread detention of migrant children.

UN chief slams deadly airstrikes in Yemeni port city. At least 25 people have been killed and 70 others wounded

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday condemned the multiple airstrikes by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition on Sept. 21 in the Red Sea port city of Hudaydah, Yemen, which killed and injured dozens of people, including children and women.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Deport migrants to camps outside EU, Hungarian PM says

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Thursday that migrants who have entered the EU illegally should be deported to camps outside the bloc, such as on an island, or on the north African coast.

North Carolina: Charlotte hit with second night of violence

One person was shot dead on Wednesday in a second night of unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina, officials said, as police in riot gear fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a demonstration against the fatal police shooting of a black man who officers said had refused their orders to drop a handgun.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Νέα ευρήματα από το Ναυάγιο των Αντικυθήρων

Ναυάγιο των Αντικυθήρων
Η επιστημονική ομάδα της Εφορείας Εναλίων Αρχαιοτήτων και του Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), η οποία ερευνά το Ναυάγιο των Αντικυθήρων, ολοκλήρωσε μία δεύτερη ανασκαφική αποστολή.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Almost 30 percent of French Muslims reject secular laws, new poll finds

Just under 30 percent of France’s 3 to 4 million Muslims reject the country’s secular laws, according to an Ifop poll published by the French weekly Journal du Dimanche.

Relations entre le polisario et les terroristes

Même si certains sont encore dupes quant à la réalité des relations entre le polisario et les terroristes, les faits avérés sont de plus en plus nombreux et ils prouvent bien sûr ce que certains soupçonnaient. Le polisario ne confère pas seulement un soutien passif. Il est directement impliqué via les narcotrafiquants.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

EU Wants to Stop Illegal Migration, Improve Situation on Ground - Merkel

EU Wants to Stop Illegal Migration, Improve Situation on Ground
The European Union is going to stop or at least to reduce illegal migration and wants to fight the roots of the problem, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday after an informal meeting of EU leaders in Bratislava.

Children as young as 14 to be charged as adults under new Australian counter-terror laws

Children as young as 14 years of age will be charged as adults, while convicted terrorists who serve out their sentences in prison could be kept in preventative detention, under new counter-terror laws introduced into Australian Parliament on Thursday.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

UN chief: Netanyahu ethnic cleansing remark 'unacceptable and outrageous'

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday took a swipe at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it was "unacceptable and outrageous" to claim that opposition to settlements was tantamount to ethnic cleansing.

Half voters think Clinton gives false health information

As Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign was scrambling to quell speculations about the U.S. Democratic candidate's health, a survey released on Wednesday found half of registered voters believe that Clinton gave false information about her health to the public.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Gaza-bound flotilla to set off from Barcelona

A new flotilla of international activists is scheduled to set off for the Gaza Strip from Barcelona on Wednesday evening, under the banner "Mujeres Rumbo a Gaza" (Women's Boat to Gaza), the Jerusalem Post reports.

Residency visas for parents of migrants to cost Australia 2.4 bn USD annually: report

Permanent visas given to parents of migrants to Australia will cost the taxpayer more than 2.4 billion US dollars annually, a report from an independent policy advisory board has found.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Israel rejects appeal against force-feeding prisoners

Israel's Supreme Court has ruled that the force-feeding of prisoners on hunger strike is constitutional after rejecting an appeal from the Israel Medical Association.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Filipinos hold celebrations to mark 99th birthday of late dictator Marcos

Supporters of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos on Sunday celebrated the 99th birthday of the late dictator amid controversy over his proposed hero's burial, an epa journalist reports.

United States marks 15th anniversary of 9/11

The United States marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on Sunday with solemn services to commemorate the victims of the deadliest terror strikes on US soil, which changed the world forever.

Finland reconsiders already granted asylum rights

The Finnish Immigration Authority (Migri) has started to arrange new interviews for those already accepted as refugees in Finland, media reported on Saturday.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Obama on 9/11 anniversary: 'We're still the America of heroes'

U.S. President Barack Obama mourned those killed in the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the 15th anniversary and, in his weekly radio address, reassured the nation "we are still an America of heroes who ran into harm's way."

Saudi ensures safety of Hajj pilgrims with stern security plan

Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Friday the launch of the security plan for this Hajj season, Saudi Press Agency reported.

Friday, September 9, 2016

Aborigines built ‘houses’ 9,000 years ago

Circular stone foundations discovered on an island in Western Australia suggest that Aborigines were building "houses" up to 9,000 years ago, a researcher said Friday.

Turkey suspends 11,285 teachers over alleged PKK links

A total of 11,285 teachers were suspended over alleged links with the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK), Turkish Education Ministry announced on Thursday.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

UK slated over planned anti-refugee wall in Calais

Politicians, aid groups and activists have condemned Britain's plan to build a wall in the northern French port of Calais in a bid to stop migrants and refugees from entering the UK.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

UN delivers aid to besieged people in N. Iraq

The World Food Program (WFP) has delivered food for more than 30,000 people in and around the northern Iraqi town of Qayyarah which was under siege over the last two years, said a UN spokesperson on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Greek volunteers awarded top UN humanitarian honour for efforts with migrants and refugees

A Greek human rights activist and a Greek volunteer rescue team Efi Latsoudi and the Hellenic Rescue Team (HRT) – have been jointly awarded this year’s Nansen Refugee Award for their efforts to aid refugees arriving in Greece during 2015.

300 million Chinese suffering from 'hidden hunger,' academic says

"At present, 2 billion people around the world are suffering from 'hidden hunger,' and the number in China is 300 million," said Wan Jianmin, an academic with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, during a lecture on Sept. 1.

Monday, September 5, 2016

EU to Present External Investment Plan to Tackle Causes of Migration Next Week

The European Union will present a new external investment plan focusing on tackling the core reasons of the global migration crisis next week, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Monday.

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.