Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts

Friday, December 23, 2016

Celebration prevails in Aleppo after terrorist evacuation

Celebrations prevailed Syria's northern city of Aleppo, just minutes after the army declared the city free of terror/rebels on Thursday.

Monday, November 14, 2016

2% of GDP: NATO Chief: Going It Alone Not An Option for US or Europe

Going it alone on defense and security is not an option for either the United States or Europe, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said in an article published on Sunday.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Guardian of democracy and Protector of freedoms: Egypt slams Erdogan's 'double standards'

Egypt condemned what it described as “irresponsible” statements made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the Egyptian government.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Hollande urges unity to win 'long war' against terrorism

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday reiterates calls for the nation's unity to win a long battle against terrorism in a brief televised address after two men claiming allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) slaughtered a priest in northern France.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Turkish Foreign Ministry calls French genocide denial bill a risk to freedom of expression

The Turkish Foreign Ministry has cautioned that a French bill criminalizing the denial of “genocide,” unanimously passed by the lower house of the French parliament on July 1, had the potential to unlawfully limit freedom of expression, while a former diplomat has claimed the bill was related to the “personal interests” of French politicians.

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Karayılan: We are discussing creation of free Kurdistan

 PKK Executive Committee Member Murat Karayılan answered Dengê Kurdistan Radio’s questions on the recent developments in Northern Kurdistan.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Russian ambassador: Tensions in South China Sea created artificially

The current tensions in the South China Sea have been created artificially and are linked to the interference of states outside the region, Russian Ambassador to Beijing Andrei Denisov said in an interview with Russian journalists on Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

South China Sea : Western media blasted for inaccurate reporting. Chinese media do constructive reporting as a counter-measure.

Quite a number of Western press stories on the South China Sea issue have been both inaccurate and unhelpful, said a Canadian scholar on politics on Wednesday.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

China warns U.S. against shows of strength in South China Sea

China on Tuesday expressed "resolute opposition" to a U.S. warship patrol in the South China Sea near Yongshu Jiao in the Nansha Islands.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

U.S. operations in South China Sea "very dangerous" and could easily lead to unexpected incidents

The so-called "freedom of navigation" operations in the South China Sea conducted by the U.S. military are "very dangerous," a spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense said Thursday.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Hollande seeks to extend state of emergency despite critics

French President François Hollande’s government on Tuesday is formally seeking an extension of the state of emergency imposed after the November 13 Paris attacks. The Conseil d’État is expected to announce its decision on Wednesday.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Iran Releases Washington Post Reporter and 3 Other Americans

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian was one of four dual-nationality prisoners released from prison in Iran as part of a prisoner exchange on Saturday, Iranian media reported.

Friday, January 15, 2016

12 Turkish academics detained for signing declaration on Southeast

Twelve academics who signed a recent declaration calling for an end in violence in Turkey's majority Kurdish Southeast have been detained in the western province of İzmit, only days after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened to take action against the statement's signatories.

Friday, November 13, 2015

China Says it Respects Navigation Freedom in South China Sea

China said Friday it respects freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea despite reports its ground controllers issued warnings to U.S. strategic bombers flying over the area this week.

Friday, October 9, 2015

Exporting democracy by military means only aggravates chaos and tensions (Lavrov)

Forcing on peoples, including by military means, transformations foreign to them will only aggravate chaos and tensions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday at the 13th annual session of the World Public Forum "Dialogue of Civilizations".

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Chinese FM slams US international religious freedom report

China has lodged a complaint to the United States after an annual religious freedom report, issued by a US government commission, put China on the list of "countries of particular concern" again, China's foreign ministry said Monday.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Austria Passes Law Prohibiting Foreign Financing of Mosques. (Imams must preach in German not in their own languages...)

The Austrian parliament passed a bill Wednesday amending legislation on Islam originally passed in 1912 and introducing a ban on the foreign financing of mosques, Wiener Zeitung reported.

Friday, January 23, 2015

Clashes erupt in Kashmir over Charlie Hebdo's cartoons

Indian police fired warning shots and tear smoke shells Friday to disperse irate youth in Indian-controlled Kashmir protesting publication of cartoons of Islam's prophet in French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, witnesses and police said.

The magazine in its last week's issue features caricature of Prophet Muhammad weeping on its cover in what is termed as a " survivors" issue.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Churches torched in Charlie Hebdo protests, as France defends free speech

A violent mob torched at least three churches in Niger's capital Niamey on Saturday (Jan 17) during fresh protests against Charlie Hebdo magazine, as France's president stressed his commitment to "freedom of expression".

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