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06.10.2015

International Day of Nonviolence celebrated around the world

International Day of Nonviolence celebrated around the world

This year’s international Day of Nonviolence witnessed a whole host of activities around the world. Among the activities held on the annual October 2nd included: In Nakpanduri, a conflict area that experiences curfews in the northern region of Ghana, there was an all-white dressed mentorship class led by Elizabeth Bidzakin… »

06.02.2015

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German chancellor says peace in Ukraine brings peace to Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a German-French initiative to stop deadly clashes in eastern Ukraine is aimed at defending peace all over Europe. “It’s about representing our interests – German-French – but also European interests…. It’s about European peace… and the free self-determination of peoples, which is part of this… »

13.01.2015

“We Are All Charlie” – but is that story so simple?

“We Are All Charlie” – but is that story so simple?

Eleven points as a reflection on the terror in Paris and – not the least – the reactions to it*: By Jan Oberg 1. What was this an attack on? Was that attack an attack on freedom of speech as such, on democracy, even on the whole Western culture… »

04.01.2014

French Majority Rejects Intervention in Central African Republic

French Majority Rejects Intervention in Central African Republic

Paris, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) About 60 percent of French people rejected military intervention of his country in the Central African Republic (CAR), according to a survey by the Institute of Analysis and Opinion (Ifop) released… »

09.11.2013

It’s France’s turn. Again: Who the hell are Standard and Poor!?

It’s France’s turn. Again: Who the hell are Standard and Poor!?

A couple of years ago I published an Article in Pressenza about Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs). In the week that Standard and Poor decided to downgrade France it is worth repeating what was said then, because nothing has changed (for the better, at least). At that time the target was… »

01.03.2013

Why doesn’t France like Oslo?

Why doesn’t France like Oslo?

This article comes from the monthly bulletin of Armes Nucléaires STOP. The conference proposed by Norway on “humanitarian nuclear disarmament” is judged by France to be an “error”. France’s only problem is that of nuclear proliferation, disarmament is not on the agenda. Explanations. This categorical position taken by… »

10.02.2013

Nuclear accident could cost France €430bn, study shows

Nuclear accident could cost France €430bn, study shows

A study shows that a possible nuclear accident in France would cost the country about 430 billion euros, which is equivalent to 20 percent of its economic output. The study, conducted by the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), showed that a possible disaster in one of… »

24.01.2013

World without Wars: Foreign intervention in Mali

World without Wars: Foreign intervention in Mali

Exactly one year ago today, the Republic of Mali saw its sovereignty attacked by armed bandits of all kinds. In fact, the Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA), a secessionist movement of the northern regions, in connection with other armed groups, Ançar Dine, Aqmi, MUJAO, and Boko Haram, have invaded three… »

21.01.2013

France: Approve Marriage Equality

France: Approve Marriage Equality

The French National Assembly should approve a bill for marriage equality, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to members of the assembly. “From a human rights perspective, broadening the scope of civil marriage to couples of the same gender is the right thing to do,” said… »

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