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20 jaar geleden zei de wereld nee tegen oorlog

De anti-oorlogsbeweging groeit en krimpt naargelang de gebeurtenissen en het bewustzijn van de tijd. Ze is onder meer onderheving aan de aandachtsconjunctuur van de politiek en de media. In het verleden waren er verschillende pieken van anti-oorlogsmobilisatie. In Europa was er bijvoorbeeld de grote anti-rakettenbeweging in de eerste helft van de jaren 1980 en inContinue reading “20 jaar geleden zei de wereld nee tegen oorlog”

Één jaar later

Poetin blijft zijn landgenoten vertellen dat het Westen Rusland bedreigt heeft en dat hij daarom tegen de tegenstanders van zijn natie in het verweer moet gaan en indien het nodig zal zijn zelfs atoomwapens zal moeten gaan gebruiken.

AZG Verzet tegen vrouwen in NGO’s

Afghanistan: AZG veroordeelt laatste richtlijn Islamitisch Emiraat Vrouwen in Afghanistan worden de afgelopen maanden geconfronteerd met steeds meer beperkingen, waardoor hun deelname aan het dagelijks leven, zoals hun toegang tot onderwijs, verder wordt ingeperkt. AZG veroordeelt krachtig de meest recente richtlijn van het Islamitische Emiraat die vrouwen het recht ontzegt om voor niet-gouvernementele organisaties teContinue reading “AZG Verzet tegen vrouwen in NGO’s”

Telegraph Frontpage Saturday 2023 January 07

By Sam Hall a.o. Good evening. There is concern that the Duke of Sussex’s revelations about his time in Afghanistan may increase the threat level towards him. We have the latest as the Taliban responded to Harry’s disclosure that he killed 25 fighters while deployed in the country as a helicopter pilot. The big story:Continue reading “Telegraph Frontpage Saturday 2023 January 07”

The New York Times news coverage: Around the World December 27 2022

Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA, via Shutterstock A man was indicted on charges of murder and attempted murder with a racist motive yesterday, after a shooting left three people dead in central Paris last week. China sent a record number of military aircraft to menace Taiwan, in a large show of force to the Biden administration. EvenContinue reading “The New York Times news coverage: Around the World December 27 2022”

2022 towards its end

It seems like 2022 is only a few months away, but 11 months have already passed. In those months, the world faced some hot moments, with an upcoming Third World War lurking behind the door. Fortunately, most politicians were smart enough to keep away from red buttons and not jump in too quickly on theContinue reading “2022 towards its end”

The telegraph Frontpage for Tuesday 2022 November 22

These days, one cannot help but hear many reports about Qatar, human rights and football (or soccer) games.

The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25

September 19 Hurricane Fiona leaves Puerto Rico without power Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico’s southwest coast with heavy rains and maximum sustained winds of 85 miles per hour on Sunday, triggering landslides and knocking out a power grid still recovering from Hurricane Maria five years ago. The storm downed electricity transmission lines, causing a “blackoutContinue reading “The Week of 2022 September 19 – 25”

The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04

August 29 Shelling continues near Ukraine nuclear plant ahead of inspection More artillery fire hit near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine over the weekend, Ukrainian officials said Sunday. The fighting came as the International Atomic Energy Agency prepares to send a team of scientists this week to assess damage from recent shelling. UkraineContinue reading “The Week for 2022 August 29 – September 04”

A third of Pakistan left underwater

The Big Question Why is Pakistan flooding? Approximately one third of Pakistan is currently lying underwater after the South Asian country was hit by flooding the likes of which has not been seen for 30 years, according to prime minister Shehbaz Sharif.   “There is an ocean of floodwater everywhere,” Mr Sharif told the AFPContinue reading “A third of Pakistan left underwater”