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2021

03

May

İsviçre'in evsizlerden kurtulma

Swiss city wants to send homeless to other European cities

Switzerland, a country with the highest density of millionaires, a high density of billionaires, and its economy one of the world’s most advanced free-market economies, the country is not immune to the problem of homelessness. A 2019 research by the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) estimated that around 100 people sleep outside or in […]

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Country: Switzerland
Source: , Q

29

Apr

Greek court sentences Syrian refugee to 52 years in prison

A Greek court has sentenced a Syrian refugee to 52 years in prison for “illegally” crossing into the country with his family in the midst of the country’s crackdown on irregular migration through Turkey last year. Identified only by the initials KS in court, the refugee was handed the heavy sentence in a Mytiline court […]

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Country: Greece
Source: , INDEPENDENT

15

Apr

danimarka covid-19 aşısı

Denmark may share AstraZeneca vaccines after ditching shots, WHO says

Denmark is examining options for sharing AstraZeneca’s vaccines with poorer nations after it halted use of the shots over concerns over rare blood clots, the World Health Organization Europe head said on Thursday. Denmark this week became the first country to stop using AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine altogether, as European officials continue to investigate dozens of […]

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Country: Denmark
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12

Apr

Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women’s rights

Concerns are mounting from bipartisan US lawmakers and Afghan women’s rights activists that the hard-won gains for women and civil society in Afghanistan could be lost if the United States makes a precipitous withdrawal from the country. President Joe Biden has suggested it will be difficult to meet the May 1 deadline for US troops […]

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Country: United States
Source: , CNN

08

Apr

Fransa'da üniversitede ibadet

French Senate OKs proposal to ban prayers at universities

France’s Senate approved the addition of a ban on religious practices in university corridors to a controversial bill to fight “Islamist separatism” late Wednesday. Discussing the draft bill, which has been criticized for alienating Muslims, the center-right Republicans (LR) party proposed adding a clause prohibiting prayers in university corridors as well as banning religious activities […]

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Country: France
Source: , AA

30

Mar

fransız doktorlar hükümet

Paris doctors sound alarm, warn of catastrophic overload of Covid-19 cases

The sobering warning was delivered Sunday in a newspaper opinion signed by 41 Paris-region doctors. Published by Le Journal du Dimanche newspaper, it comes as French President Emmanuel Macron has been vigorously defending his decision not to completely lockdown France again as he did last year. Since January, Macron’s government has instead imposed a nationwide […]

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Country: France
Source: AA , France24

27

Mar

ingiltere bakan-protesto

Robert Jenrick ‘troubled’ teacher has ‘gone into hiding’ over cartoon of Prophet Muhammad

Robert Jenrick has told LBC that he is “deeply troubled” by reports a teacher is “under police protection” after allegedly showing an “inappropriate” cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad to students. On Thursday, Batley Grammar School apologised and suspended a teacher pending an investigation following the angry protest over an “inappropriate” cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad […]

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Country: United Kingdom
Source: , LBC

27

Mar

‘Blind’ France bears responsibility on Rwanda genocide, historical commission reports

France bears overwhelming responsibilities over the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and was “blind” to preparations for the massacres, a report by historians said Friday, while adding there was no evidence Paris was complicit in the killings. A historical commission set up by President Emmanuel Macron concluded there had been a “failure” on the part of […]

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Country: France
Source: , FRANCE 24

13

Mar

dünya ticaret örgütü

WTO Fails To Reach Deal On COVID IP Waiver Proposal, Again

On the one-year anniversary of its declaration of a global pandemic, the World Trade Organization stayed the course Thursday and failed, again, to reach an agreement on a proposal to temporarily waive any intellectual property rights for vaccines and treatments related to COVID-19. The latest meeting of the WTO’s Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual […]

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12

Mar

Turkey blasts US over release of Armenian terrorist Sassounian

The release of the man convicted in the 1982 assassination of Turkey’s consul general “will set a dangerous precedent that will only embolden violent extremists,” Turkey’s Los Angeles consul general Can Oğuz said Thursday, as the Foreign Ministry also released a statement condemning the decision. “It is a deplorable decision based on petty political considerations. […]

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Country: United States
Source: , DS