Showing posts with label citizens. Show all posts
Showing posts with label citizens. Show all posts

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Russian Ombudswoman Says EU Sanctions Violate Universal Declaration Of Human Rights

EU Sanctions

Russian Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova has called her inclusion on the new EU sanctions list a violation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Monday, December 12, 2022

Austrian Top Diplomat Says EU Should Avoid Creating Second, First Class Candidate Status

EU should also consider including central Asian states

The European Union should avoid creating "second and first class" membership-candidate status, Foreign Minister of Austria Alexander Schallenberg said on Monday.

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Ethnic Armenian villagers burn houses before Azerbaijan takeover | Nagorno-Karabakh | Al Jazeera

Ethnic Armenian villagers burn houses

Ethnic Armenian villagers in Nagorno-Karabakh set their houses on fire on Saturday before fleeing to Armenia on the even of deadline that will see parts of the territory handed over to Azerbaijan as part of a ceasefire agreement.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Swedish state informs citizens of how to cope with crises or war

crises or war
The Swedish state plans to send out a brochure to all Swedish households titled If Crisis or War Comes, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) announced on Monday.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Belgian King wants economic growth to benefit each citizen

Belgian King wants economic growth to benefit each citizen
In his New Year's speech on Thursday, Philippe, King of the Belgians, praised the strong economic growth in Belgium and Europe, saying the benefits accrued should trickle down to all citizens.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Macron’s birthday celebration in lavish palace draws ire in France

Macron’s birthday celebration in lavish palace
Emmanuel Macron, who has been already dubbed “the President of the Rich” for his lavish high-class lifestyle, once again angered his critics in France who this time slammed his royal birthday celebration.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

More Than Half of Britons Now Want to Stay in EU: Poll

A poll has found that 51 percent of Britons would now keep European Union membership
A poll has found that 51 percent of Britons would now keep European Union membership while 41 percent want to leave the bloc, a near reversal of last year’s referendum result.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Zimbabwe : Thousands celebrate end of Mugabe era

Thousands celebrate end of Mugabe era
Jubilant scenes are unfolding on the streets of Zimbabwe's capital Harare, as protests demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe have turned to a celebration of the army's role in ending his grip on power.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Brexit has ‘major issues’ unresolved on citizens’ rights : EU Parliament

“Major issues” must still be resolved on safeguarding citizens’ rights after Brexit
“Major issues” must still be resolved on safeguarding citizens’ rights after Brexit, the European Parliament’s negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, said on Wednesday.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Almost 60% of Finns Oppose NATO Membership: Gallup Poll

NATO members
Fifty-nine percent of Finland’s population do not want their country to become a NATO member, a new Gallup poll has revealed. And even if Sweden agreed to join NATO, which is seen as a factor which could sway public opinion in Finland, 52 percent would be still opposed.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Canada sharing information with US on all US citizens entering Canada

US citizens entering Canada
Canada Border Services Agency has already begun sharing information with the U.S. Homeland Security department on all U.S. citizens entering Canada each day, according to Canada Broadcasting Corporation Thursday.

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Americans Claim Impeachment Best Response to Trump

US President Donald Trump
A majority of respondents in a new survey suggests that US President Donald Trump’s actions are a problem and impeachment would be the best solution.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Over 60% of UK Citizens Disapprove Course of Brexit Negotiations

UK Citizens
The number of UK citizens who disapprove the current progress of the Brexit negotiations has increased by 5 percent in the last month, reaching 61 percent in August, a fresh poll by ORB showed Monday.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Ottawa probes claims Saudi Arabia used Canadian-made weapons against own citizens

Shia-dominated Awamiya
Ottawa said it is investigating local media reports claiming that Saudi Arabia deployed Canadian-made combat hardware against its own civilians. Opposition and human rights groups are calling on the government to suspend arms exports to Riyadh.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

About 80% of Germans Disapprove of New US Sanctions Against Russia : Poll

US Sanctions Against Russia
Eighty three percent of Germans says the US plan to impose new anti-Russia sanctions is a mistake, a poll conducted by the Forsa for the Spiegel newspaper said on Saturday.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Germany urges tourists, businesses to be cautious in Turkey

Germany warned its citizens
Germany warned its citizens to use caution when travelling to Turkey and threatened to end corporate investment guarantees in a sign of growing impatience with a NATO ally after the detention of rights activists.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

US Citizens Spend $640Mln Annually to Improve Memory

US citizens are spending $643 million per year on dietary supplements to improve their memory, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a report.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...