Showing posts with label hypocrisy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label hypocrisy. Show all posts

Monday, May 28, 2018

Podemos leader wins confidence vote

 they were accused of hypocrisy for buying a house for over 600,000 euros ($700,000) with a swimming pool and guest house
Spain's far-left party Podemos says its leader has won a confidence vote called after an outcry over his purchase of a luxury home.

Friday, April 27, 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.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Germany, France urge Russia to pressure Syria for 'immediate' ceasefire

Germany, France urge Russia to pressure Syria
The leaders of Germany and France have urged Russia to exert "maximum pressure" on Syria for an "immediate" implementation of a UN ceasefire in the war-ravaged country, Berlin said.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

UN Security Council considers demanding 30-day Syria truce

UN Security Council considers demanding 30-day Syria truce
The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for urgent deliveries of humanitarian aid, according to the text seen by AFP on Friday.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

France Called for UN Security Council Meeting over Syria: FM

humanitarian risks
France has called for a United Nations Security Council meeting over "humanitarian risks" as fighting escalates in Syria, its foreign minister said ...

Saturday, January 20, 2018

EU fights hate speech

hate speech
Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials announced Friday.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Juncker says no progress on EU ties with Turkey while journalists remain jailed

Turkey journalists remain jailed
There will be no progress in diplomatic relations between the EU and Turkey as long as the latter holds journalists in prison, according to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

UN concerned over fate of civilians in Kirkuk province of Iraq

Kirkuk province of Iraq
The United Nations has expressed deep concern for the safety of the civilian populations in the Hawiga region of Kirkuk Governorate after the Iraqi military secured the area from Islamic State terrorist fighters over the weekend.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Russian Defense Ministry calls on UN to increase humanitarian aid to Syria

humanitarian aid to Syria
The Russian Defense Ministry has called on the UN to increase its humanitarian supplies to Syria and contribute to the country’s restoration, the ministry’s press service reported on Tuesday.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

‘Not in a position to lecture’: Cuba fires back at Trump, says blockade ‘destined to fail’

Havana has blasted US President Donald Trump’s decision Friday to roll back much of Barack Obama’s policy of rapprochement and imposing new restrictions on Cuba using the pretext of human rights concerns, calling it a case of double standards.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Paris's Eiffel Tower to go dark for Manchester dead

The Eiffel Tower's lights will be turned off at midnight Tuesday in homage to victims of the Manchester Arena attack that claimed at least 22 lives, the Paris mayor said.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Belgium urged diplomats to vote for Saudi Arabia in UN women’s rights commission : leaked emails

Leaked emails show that the Belgian delegation was instructed in advance to vote for the appointment of Saudi Arabia to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), and to make sure its support was known to the Saudis, UN Watch reports.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Berlin opposé à la rupture des pourparlers d'adhésion à l'UE avec Ankara

Le chef de la diplomatie allemande, Sigmar Gabriel, a mis en garde vendredi contre la rupture des négociations d'adhésion de l'UE avec la Turquie, malgré les inquiétudes des Européens sur les droits de l'Homme dans ce pays.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Kremlin dismisses US envoy’s photo display of Syrian attack victims as ‘emotional gesture’

US Ambassador Nikki Haley’s exhibition of pictures showing Syrian victims of an alleged chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib as she addressed a meeting of the UN Security Council might merely be an emotional gesture, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

EU's Syrian Strategy to Fail Unless Arms Supplies Stopped: Iraqi FM

The strategy of the European Union in Syria could only be successful in case deliveries of weapons to Syria stop, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iraq Ibrahim Jaafari said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Asylum-seekers entering Hungary to be detained in shipping containers

Asylum-seekers entering Hungary, as well as those currently in the country, are to be confined in camps composed of converted shipping containers while their applications are processed.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

EU Commission Summons Turkish Envoy Over Erdogan’s Remark on Safety of Europeans

The European Commission has summoned Turkey’s EU ambassador, Selim Yenel, to get an explanation over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s comments on safety of Europeans, its spokeswoman said Thursday.

Monday, March 13, 2017

France under fire for authorising Turkish campaign event

France’s government came under fierce criticism on Sunday for allowing Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to campaign in the northeastern city of Metz amid tensions with Europe ahead of next month’s referendum on a new Turkish constitution.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

UN accuses Turkey of ‘serious’ abuses

The UN on Friday accused Turkish security forces of committing serious abuses during operations against Kurdish militants in southeast Turkey after a cease-fire collapsed in July 2015.

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.