Tag Archive | Security
UNITED NATIONS – North Korea complained to the United Nations on Monday about joint military exercises by the United State and South Korea, describing it as “the worst ever situation” because U.S. nuclear war equipment had been deployed ready to strike. In a letter to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, seen by Reuters, North Korean U.N. […]
Criticism of the Nobel laureate in the west is angering – and mobilising – her supporters at home. On the top floor of the Myanmar Traditional Artists and Artisans Association in Yangon, the organisation’s vice-president stands behind his latest creation. It is a towering portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi, robed in pink and white, a concerned expression […]
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani senators have rejected a bid to raise the legal age of marriage for women from 16 to 18, a senator told AFP, declaring it “un-Islamic” in a decision condemned by human rights activists. The senate body tasked with examining the amendment decided against it unanimously earlier this week, government senator Muhammad Javed Abbasi told AFP […]
Berlin and Hamburg, Germany – “Why are you here? Go back to your own country,” a man on the street once yelled at Hussam Al Zaher and his sister Samer, who was donning a hijab. The two Syrian siblings had been exploring Hussam’s new hometown, Hamburg. Since moving to Germany in October 2015, rebuilding his life from […]
“Pistol plan” shows why peace celebrations in Colombia premature
As migrações não são uma questão de emergência, mas um problema estrutural.[…]
Ruling likely to ‘very heavily limit, if not entirely curtail’ use of ‘deport first, appeal later’ power.