Μηνιαίο αρχείο: Ιανουάριος 2016

Greek islanders to be nominated for Nobel peace prize

The volunteer networks on the Greek islands have provided accommodation, hygiene packs, food, dry clothes and help with the next steps for refugees. However, it is claimed that the instincts of the majority of islanders set the tone across Europe towards the refugees’ plight.

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Inequality and the World Economic Forum

Well, let’s see just how “impartial” the Forum is. Or just how “accountable” to “all parts of society” it is. The Forum is a gathering of the world’s corporate elites where deals can be made and agendas can be set. “Let no billionaire be unheard” would seem to be a far more accurate slogan for the World Economic Forum to adopt.

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Erdogan spoke 44 seconds about the explosion and 10 minutes about ‘Crappy so-called Academics’

While Erdogan speaking after explosion in Sultanahmet which left 10 people dead has given coverage to 44 seconds of his 38-minute speech, has spoken 10 minutes and 27 seconds about 1,128 academics whom he called “crappy so-called academics”.

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Welcome to Israel’s version of Apartheid

Moments before an Aegean Airlines flight was due to take off, three Israeli passengers took security into their own hands and demanded that two fellow passengers, from Israel’s Palestinian minority, be removed from the plane.

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Migrant crisis: Lesbos is microcosm of Europe’s difficulties

2015 was a record year for migrants crossing to Europe by sea – and the winter weather is unlikely to slow arrivals for long, writes the BBC’s Paul Adams, on the Greek island of Lesbos.

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