Showing posts with label NGO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NGO. Show all posts

Friday, June 29, 2018

Matteo Salvini : "Les ONG verront l'Italie seulement en carte postale"

Les ONG verront l'Italie seulement en carte postale
Le ministre italien de l'Intérieur Matteo Salvini a annoncé vendredi que les ports italiens seraient fermés "tout l'été" aux ONG qui secourent les migrants en Méditerranée. "Les ONG verront l'Italie seulement en carte postale", a déclaré sur une radio Matteo Salvini, qui est aussi vice-Premier ministre et chef de file la Ligue (extrême droite).

Monday, August 1, 2016

Spanish NGO helps refugees overcome sea-crossing trauma with swimming lessons

A Spanish non-governmental organization has been providing special classes for young refugees in an attempt to help them overcome the trauma experienced when crossing the stretch of water between Turkey and the Greek island of Lesbos in unstable and overcrowded vessels.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Washington Post: the US suspended aid to Syria due to theft . Aid for Syria from Turkey

The US government has suspended some programs for the provision of humanitarian aid to Syria after it became known about cases of theft and unfair distribution, according to The Washington Post, citing representatives of the U.S. Agency for international development (USAID).

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Aid for Syria from Turkey : US gov’t suspends 14 aid programs in Turkey upon corrupt practices

The U.S. government has suspended millions of dollars in funding to more than a dozen organizations providing aid for Syria from Turkey, after discovering they were systematically overpaying Turkish companies for basic goods with the collusion of some staff members, a U.S. official said on May 10.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Vitaly Churkin says Turkey is key supplier of weapons to Islamic State

Turkey is a key supplier of weapons and military hardware to the Islamic State terrorist group and its intelligence services are in charge of these activities, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said in a letter to the United Nations Security Council published on Friday.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Suspicious NGOs in Idomeni investigated by ELAS

A new dangerous call to the refugees to cross the border with FYROM [*] from Eidomeni is observed in recent days, with unknown persons spreading rumors and distributing maps of the routes of the… grand exodus.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Greece does its best on refugee crisis (minister)

Debt-laden Greece does its best to cope with an unprecedented refugee and migrant crisis this year, but strengthened cross-border multifaceted cooperation is needed to effectively address the challenge, caretaker Alternate Shipping Minister Christos Zois said in an interview with Xinhua recently.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Putin enacts law banning ‘undesirable’ NGOs amid outcry

Russian President Vladimir Putin officially enacted a controversial law banning "undesirable" non-governmental organizations, the Kremlin said Saturday, in a move condemned by human rights groups across the board.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Quake Leaves Swath of Destruction in Kathmandu. The U.S. Geological Service is estimating there could be between 1,000 and 10,000 people dead.

VOA's Southeast Asia correspondent Steve Herman is closely following the unfolding disaster in Nepal and nearby nations. He described what happened after the Earth's crust shifted and unleashed the major earthquake that shook the Himalayan region Saturday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Governor offers ‘apology’ to Turkey’s Chief Rabbi over synagogue controversy

The governor accused of inciting hatred toward Turkey’s Jewish community has offered an “apology” to the country’s Chief Rabbi, claiming that his proposal to turn a synagogue into a museum as a reprisal for Israel’s policies over Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque “had no connection” to the Turkish Jewish community.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Turkish PM Davutoğlu says ‘even an atheist should have religious knowledge’

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said that “even an atheist should have religious knowledge,” responding to questions over a European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision regarding compulsory religious classes in Turkey.

“It is necessary for an atheist to have knowledge of religious culture, just like I know about Marxism despite not being a Marxist,” Davutoğlu said on Sept. 17 during a visit to the Education Ministry.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Statement by the spokespersons of EU High Representative Catherine Ashton and Commissioner Štefan Füle on the enactment of amendments to the legislation on non-governmental organisations in Azerbaijan

The spokespersons of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, and Štefan Füle, European Commissioner for Enlargement and Neighbourhood Policy, issued the following statement today:

"The High Representative and the Commissioner are concerned by recent amendments to NGO legislation in Azerbaijan restricting the environment for an independent and critical civil society, especially in the field of human rights and democracy.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Hellenic MoFA: UN General Assembly adopts Greek initiative for the safety of journalists and ending impunity for crimes against news media personnel

MFA, Wednesday, 27 November 2013
The UN General Assembly’s Third Committee adopted a Resolution on Tuesday, 26 November, on the “Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity” in crimes against news media personnel.

The adoption of this draft Resolution was a Greek initiative, with the support of Argentina, Austria, Costa Rica and Tunisia, in an effort to raise awareness in and mobilize the international community regarding to the distressing increase, on a global level, of crimes against journalists.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Turkey wants Turk-born kids brought up in native culture

Under a massive new campaign to preserve Turkey's cultural identity, children of Turkish immigrants in Europe placed with non-Turk families by social services may be retrieved to be “raised in an environment similar to their native culture.”
Ankara has launched a comprehensive drive and is mobilizing diplomatic efforts to retrieve Turkish children placed in foster care in a number of European countries, Bekir Bozdag, the Turkish Deputy Prime Minister, recently announced.
The move comes after a court in the Netherlands refused to return Yunus, a nine year-old Turkish boy, to his biological Turkish family because his mother did not speak Dutch.

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