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Ghirmay Ghebreslassie – Eritrean teen claims first gold at athletics worlds

Ghirmay Ghebreslassie

The Beijing World began, in the heat – the temperature at the Bird’s Nest track the sun blithely exceeds 30 degrees – and the first gold medal has been awarded. It has awarded to Ghebreslassie. Who, what, how? The little Ethiopian, officially 42 years on the clock, would he decided his shoes back racing sneakers, after announcing his retirement? Seven ...

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Obama and Rousseff called for a global agreement “ambitious” climate

a global agreement

Tuesday, June 30, US President Barack Obama and his Brazilian counterpart, Dilma Rousseff, called  in Washington at the conclusion of a global agreement “ambitious” climate , affirming their commitment to greater emphasis on renewable energy. In a joint statement regarding a global agreement, the two leaders stressed that countries’ commitments on greenhouse gas emissions must be “regularly updated ” in ...

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Death penalty confirmed for former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi

former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi

Tuesday, June 16, An Egyptian court confirmed  death penalty it had imposed a month ago on Islamist former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, deposed in 2013 by the army for prison escapes and violence at 2011 revolution. Earlier, the same court had sentenced the former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, first democratically elected president in Egypt, to life imprisonment for “espionage” to ...

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State Failure : Amnesty International called worst refugee crisis since the Second World War

State Failure : Amnesty International called worst refugee crisis since the Second World War

Million people worldwide are on the run . The human rights organization Amnesty International sharply reproaching the international community has ” failed miserably “ The terrorist militia “Islamic State” (IS) is in Syria and Iraq on the rise, Boko Haram in Nigeria spread fear and terror in Southeast Asia to escape the Rohingya from oppression. The armed conflicts in the ...

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Pro-Kurdish breakthrough in the Turkey” should not be reduced to its identity dimension “

Pro-Kurdish breakthrough in the Turkey

Pro-Kurdish breakthrough in the Turkey after the parliamentary elections on June 7 2015. This is the first time that the AKP government has declined from 49 % to 41 % of the vote since the previous legislative . The formation loses its absolute majority. Although still powerful , it is a defeat for AKP and Erdogan. The other novelty is ...

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Political storm in Poland

Poland

Its a terrible year for the ruling party in Poland . Wednesday, June 10, the Prime Minister and president of Civic Platform (PO, center right, in power), Ewa Kopacz, announced , the resignation of six ministers and state secretaries and the chairman of Parliament and former Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski and his two counselors. In Poland this carnage is caused ...

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The prison of Palmyra , emblem of the repression of the Syrian regime

The prison of Palmyra

Various people had shared several pictures of the alleged destruction of the prison of Palmyra on social media, with images of explosion and destroyed buildings. The prison of Palmyra, whose name alone terrified Syrians, now not more. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights The city of Palmyra has ” largely been destroyed (Saturday 30 May) after the IS ...

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” Should the UK remain a member of the EU ? ” wait till the end of 2017

Should the UK remain a member of the EU

Wednesday, May 27, the British government announced a bill confirming the organization by the end of 2017 a referendum on Should the UK remain a member of the EU or not. Details will be presented on Thursday at the deputies before being discussed in the House of Commons. This attitude illustrates the will of the Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron to ...

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