Showing posts with label New Year. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New Year. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Nouvel An en Allemagne : la liberté des femmes remise en cause après le traumatisme de Cologne ?

la soirée de la Saint-Sylvestre à Berlin
Pour la soirée de la Saint-Sylvestre à Berlin, la police mettra en place une zone sécurisée réservée aux femmes, dans le but d'éviter les agressions sexuelles. Mais des voix s'élèvent contre «le message dévastateur» qu’enverrait cette mesure.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Year Celebrations on the central Taksim Square Canceled Over Terrorist Threat

New Year Celebrations on the central Taksim Square Canceled Over Terrorist Threat
The administration of Istanbul's central Beyoglu district canceled New Year's celebrations on the central Taksim Square and touristic Istiklal Street due to a terrorist threat, Beyoglu police chief Ismail Kilic said Wednesday.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Russia to celebrate its traditional ‘Second New Year’s Eve’ on January 13

On the eve of January 13, Russians will usher in the so-called Old New Year, a unique holiday that offers everyone the chance to celebrate the New Year with those near and dear to them for a second time.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Citizens rally to support union in Hong Kong

Citizens in China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region rallied on Sunday, the first day of the new year, to support union in Hong Kong.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

US administration warns of ISIS backers' possible targeting of American churches during holidays

US federal anti-terrorism agencies on Friday warned that followers of the Islamic State (IS) may target churches during the holiday season after pro-IS websites had published a publicly-available list of churches in the country.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Obama Greets Iran on Nowruz, Heralds New "Future"

US President Barack Obama offered holiday greetings to Iranians celebrating the first Nowruz, or new year, since a landmark nuclear deal, and welcomed "a chance for a different future" between the two countries.

Friday, January 8, 2016

Germany weighs deportations after sexual assaults

Germany must examine whether it has done enough to deport foreigners who commit crimes, Chancellor Angela Merkel has said, in response to a series of New Year's Eve sexual assaults in Cologne.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Police receive dozens of new sexual assault complaints in Germany

As the number of complaints of sexual assault on New Year's Eve in Cologne rises, dozens of similar reports are emerging in other German cities. In Hamburg, 39 cases of sexual harassment have been reported - all committed by Arabic speaking men, the police said.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Merkel calls for investigation into 'repugnant' attacks

German leaders expressed shock over dozens of apparently coordinated sexual assaults against women on New Year's Eve in the western city of Cologne blamed on "Arab-looking men," but warned against anti-migrant scapegoating.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Des dizaines de milliers de Néerlandais plongent dans la mer pour célébrer le Nouvel An

Des dizaines de milliers de Néerlandais ont bravé le froid tout relatif de cet hiver et plongé dans la Mer du Nord vendredi à travers le pays pour célébrer le Nouvel an.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

World preps for 2016 festivities amid threats

As the world prepares to bid farewell to a tumultuous 2015, security forces have been making their own plans to thwart potential militant attacks taking place on the night.

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Somalia and Brunei ban Christmas celebrations

Somalia has issued a ban on Christmas celebrations in the Muslim-majority country after the Southeast Asian sultanate of Brunei announced a similar prohibition earlier this month with the threat of five years in jail.

Monday, December 21, 2015

Hungary urged to halt campaign portraying refugees and migrants as ‘invaders’ – UN agency and partners

 UN, 21 December 2015 – The United Nations refugee agency, together with two European partners, urged Hungary today to refrain from policies and practices that promote intolerance, fear and fuel xenophobia against refugees and migrants, including a campaign running through Christmas and into the New Year.

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.