21 September 2018
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Greece debt crisis: Tsipras in new bailout 'concessions'

greeceGreece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has offered new concessions to the country's creditors, media reports say.
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Greek debt crisis: Banks to remain shut all week

greece bankThe Greek government has confirmed that banks will be closed all week, after a decision by the European Central Bank not to extend emergency funding. Read more...

CHRV Condemns the Terror Attacks in France, Tunisia & Kuwait

tunasia attackThe Canadian Human Rights Voice condemns deadly terror attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France.

On Friday, June 26th, 2015, gunmen stormed into the Hotel Riu Imperial Marhaba in Sousse,Tunisia and assassinated nearly 40 civilians. Read more...

'Girl' suicide bomber kills 10 in north-eastern Nigeria.

nigeriaA young female suicide bomber is reported to have killed at least 10 people in north-eastern Nigeria.

A witness said the girl, who detonated explosives in the town of Gujba in Yobe state, was about 12 years old. Another 20 people were injured in the blast. Read more...

Karnataka govt moves SC against acquittal of Jayalalithaa

jayalalithaThe Karnataka government on Tuesday filed a petition in the Supreme Court against Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and three others, acquitted by the state high court in the disproportionate assets case. Read more...

Taliban attack on Afghan parliament in Kabul ends

kabulA co-ordinated Taliban attack on the Afghan parliament in Kabul has ended with all six gunmen killed, the interior ministry says. Read more...

Dog Lovers vs Dog Eaters in China

20150620 CNP003 0“IF FOWLS, pigs, dogs and swine are properly bred without missing their proper seasons, there will be meat for septuagenarians.” So said Mencius, a revered Confucian philosopher who lived more than 2,300 years ago. Since then dog meat—prized both for its earthy flavour and for its purported medicinal benefits—has been a minor but regular part of the diet in many regions of China. But for the second straight year, a dog-meat festival in southern China, timed to coincide with the summer solstice, is coming under attack. Read more...

Euro zone sets emergency summit on Greece as money flees

euroio 123Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on Monday to try to avert a Greek default after bank withdrawals accelerated and government revenue slumped as Athens and its international creditors remain deadlocked over a debt deal.

Finance ministers of the 19-nation currency bloc failed to make any breakthrough on a cash-for-reforms agreement at talks in Luxembourg on Thursday, just 12 days before Greece must make a crucial debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund. Read more...

White House 'Deeply Troubled' by Mohamed Morsi Sentencing

morsiThe White House branded Egypt's sentencing of former president Mohamed Morsi as politically motivated Tuesday, in a sharp rebuke of its uneasy military ally. Read more...

Mediterranean migrants: EU to discuss quota plan

mapEU interior ministers are to discuss how to deal with tens of thousands of migrants trying to enter Europe each year by crossing the Mediterranean. Read more...

British spies 'moved after Snowden files read'

snowdenUK intelligence agents have been moved because Russia and China have access to classified information which reveals how they operate, a senior government source has told the BBC. Read more...

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