Showing posts with label society. Show all posts
Showing posts with label society. Show all posts

Monday, May 21, 2018

6.9 million interactions on social network: UK royal wedding attracts over 29 million viewers in US

UK royal wedding attracts over 29 million viewers in US
Britain's royal wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and US actress Meghan Markle attracted over 29 million TV viewers in the United States and 6.9 million interactions on social network, according to ratings issued Sunday by US information and measurement company Nielsen Media Research.

Saturday, December 23, 2017

German communities should be paid for taking in refugees

Berlin’s immigration policy
Local communities should be appropriately paid for taking in refugees to reduce social tensions, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said, adding that Germany is becoming “a land of desire” like the US was in the 19th century.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Austrian Parliament passes burqa ban

Austria's parliament voted to ban women from wearing full face coverings in public, part of a package of reforms aimed at integrating Muslim asylum seekers.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Are Europeans getting used to terror attacks?

While terrorists continue their attacks in various European cities, ordinary people appear less and less fazed by the terror threat. Societies now have the chance to build up resilience to danger, experts told DW.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Des mesures de vigilance pour les fêtes de Pâques

Les fêtes de Pâques, sommet du calendrier chrétien avec des milliers de messes et offices dans toute la France ce week-end, font comme l'an passé l'objet de mesures de vigilance, sur fond de menace jihadiste persistante et à quelques jours de l'élection présidentielle.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Merkel calls on refugees to respect local laws, urges Germans to be open

The German Chancellor used her weekly video address on Saturday to call on the hundreds of thousands of refugees in the country to respect local laws and values, while urging the native Germans to be more open.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Schools, shops, restaurants and businesses across US close for "Day without Immigrants"

From snowing Washington D.C. to sunny Los Angeles, many schools, shops, restaurants and businesses closed down across the country Thursday to hold "Day without Immigrants" protests against President Donald Trump's policies on immigration.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Friday, December 30, 2016

200 killed after taking psychoactive drugs in Britain: report

More than 200 people have died in the past year after taking psychoactive drugs known as "legal highs", the Home Office, Britain's interior department, revealed Thursday.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Obama presidency falls short of hopes on racial issues

Americans are far less positive today about what Barack Obama's presidency means for the advancement of blacks in the U.S. than they were shortly after his election eight years ago, found a Gallup poll Thursday.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

EU in fight against Roma stereotypes

In order to battle pervasive stereotypes against the Roma community, the European Commission organized a seminar titled "For Roma With Roma" in Strasbourg on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Belgian minister claims many Muslims 'danced' after attacks

Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon said Saturday that a "significant" part of the Muslim population "celebrated attacks", blaming the country's policies for failing to integrate migrants into society.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Statement by the Spokesperson on a new death sentence in Belarus (EEAS 17/2/2016)

STATEMENT, EEAS:
 "A death sentence was handed down on 16 February 2016 to Sergei Khmelevsky by a Minsk Regional Court. Mr. Khmelevsky's legal right to appeal should be fully guaranteed.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

China: Economist suggests women should take several husbands

A professor's bold suggestion that Chinese women be allowed to take multiple husbands to help alleviate the consequences of the country's gender imbalance sparked heated debate this month.

Friday, October 16, 2015

China rejects US religious freedom report

China on Thursday criticized the U.S. State Department's annual religious freedom report, urging the country to stop interfering in China's internal affairs under the pretext of religious issues.

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.