• Syria conference postponed Geneva

    Syria conference postponed Geneva

    moscow January 27, 2017 08:24 Hot Recent News

    The next round in the led peace talks being held in Geneva by the United Nations, was postponed. This said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday. He talked with rebels and other opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

  • '2016 was warmest year ever '

    geneva January 18, 2017 16:18 Hot Recent News

    The year 2016 was the warmest in the history of the recorded climate. That the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the United Nations announced Wednesday.

  • UN cease droppings in Syrian city

    UN cease droppings in Syrian city

    geneva January 17, 2017 11:15 Hot Recent News

    The UN have stopped dropping food to the Syrian Deir al-Zor because of heavy fighting in the city in the east of the country. The last time the aircraft of the World Food Programme (WFP) of the UN brought stocks was Sunday.

  • European Union wants Syria summit in spring

    European Union wants Syria summit in spring

    brussels January 16, 2017 20:06 Hot Recent News

    The European Union will in April host a major international conference on the future of Syria, together with the United Nations. That said EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini Monday after consultation of EU foreign ministers in Brussels.

  • Erdogan: Turkish forces remain in Cyprus

    Erdogan: Turkish forces remain in Cyprus

    istanbul/geneva January 13, 2017 13:24 Hot Recent News

    Turkish President Erdogan stressed Friday that Turkish troops remain on the island of Cyprus. The ruling casts a shadow over the current discussions between the two sides in the war-torn island. That must reunite Cyprus after more than forty years.

  • 'Smoking costs trillion per year '

    'Smoking costs trillion per year '

    geneva January 10, 2017 05:57 Hot Recent News

    Smoking costs the world economy is likely more than one trillion dollars (about 944 billion) per year. This is evident from study published Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US National Cancer Institute.

  • Reunification of Cyprus seems imminent

    Reunification of Cyprus seems imminent

    geneva/nicosia January 9, 2017 08:30 Hot Recent News

    Representatives of the Greek and Turkish communities in Cyprus start Monday in Geneva to the final stage of talks on reunification. Since 1974, life separated the two groups on the island after Turkish troops occupied the northern part.

  • UN envoy hopeful about file Syria

    UN envoy hopeful about file Syria

    geneva December 29, 2016 18:09 Hot Recent News

    UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura has responded positively to the cease-fire that various warring parties Thursday agreed in Syria. He said he hoped that through being prevented civilian lives and to deliver relief supplies is possible thanks to the agreement.

  • UN may send more observers to Aleppo

    UN may send more observers to Aleppo

    geneva December 20, 2016 11:00 Hot Recent News

    The United Nations has received permission from the Syrian government to send more observers to eastern Aleppo. Since the twenty UN staff go the evacuation of the rebel enclave monitors, said a spokesman for the organization Tuesday.

  • Orphans Aleppo to safety

    Orphans Aleppo to safety

    geneva December 19, 2016 12:39 Hot Recent News

    The minors detained in an orphanage in eastern Aleppo have been brought to safety. This was announced by the UN organization UNICEF on Monday. ' This morning, all 47 children evacuated from the institution. Some are in bad shape by injuries and dehydration, '' said regional director Geert Cappelaere.

  • UN wants Myanmar Rakhine access

    UN wants Myanmar Rakhine access

    geneva December 16, 2016 12:48 Hot Recent News

    The UN Office for Human Rights has called on the Government of Myanmar to allow independent observers to the state of Rakhine. The agency claims to receive daily reports of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims are not recognized as citizens by the authorities.

  • Ex-diplomat Syria arrested for rape

    Ex-diplomat Syria arrested for rape

    geneva December 14, 2016 11:15 Hot Recent News

    France has arrested a former Syrian diplomat who was wanted for rape in Switzerland in 1997. The man was convicted in absentia in 2001 to thirteen years in prison. He lived in Versailles as a political refugee with a new identity.

  • Turkey puts down tents for evacuees Aleppo

    Turkey puts down tents for evacuees Aleppo

    December 13, 2016 19:57 Hot Recent News

    The Turkish authorities to Syria tents drop to an estimated 80,000 people who may be from the eastern Syrian city of Aleppo road like and do not want to fall into the hands of government forces. This Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Tuesday.

  • Highest wave ever measured
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    Highest wave ever measured

    geneva December 13, 2016 10:27 Hot Recent News

    A wave of 19 meters high is officially the highest ever recorded in the books. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Tuesday in a 'remarkable record', which will take its place on the list of weather and climate extremes.

  • hinder rebels flights citizens from Aleppo

    hinder rebels flights citizens from Aleppo

    geneva December 9, 2016 11:24 Hot Recent News

    Rebels in the besieged eastern city of Aleppo impede flights and abusing civilians civilians in their fight against government forces. The United Nations reported Friday. In the area that jihadists and rebels still held in the eastern Syrian city are still 100,000 citizens.

  • Kremlin: truce in Aleppo

    Kremlin: truce in Aleppo

    December 8, 2016 18:48 Hot Recent News

    The Syrian army in eastern Aleppo inserted a truce to evacuate some 8,000 civilians from the besieged town. This said the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, on Thursday visit in Hamburg.

  • Russian and US to the table on Aleppo

    Russian and US to the table on Aleppo

    moscow December 5, 2016 15:15 Hot Recent News

    The Russian government announced Monday by the United States to talk about withdrawal of rebels from the Syrian city of Aleppo. Those talks commence Minister Sergey Lavrov (Foreign Affairs) Tuesday night or Wednesday morning in Geneva.

  • French village remove Mariabeeld

    French village remove Mariabeeld

    December 4, 2016 06:24 Hot Recent News

    The French village of Publier have the right image of the Virgin Mary Hide overlooking Lake Geneva. The religious image on public land violates the strict separation of church and state, the BBC reports.

  • UN: ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

    UN: ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

    geneva December 1, 2016 15:00 Hot Recent News

    In parts of southern Sudan are committed ethnic cleansing reminiscent of the Rwandan genocide of 1994. The purges are conducted under, inter alia, to starve people by burning villages and widespread rape.

  • UN envoy investigates torture Turkey

    UN envoy investigates torture Turkey

    geneva November 24, 2016 15:45 Hot Recent News

    The UN special envoy Nils Melzer goes to Turkey on November 27 to investigate whether tortured or ill-treated after the failed coup alleged opponents of the regime. He continues to December 2 in the country to identify abuses and to do something about it.

  • Weather killings by IS in Mosul

    Weather killings by IS in Mosul

    geneva November 11, 2016 10:30 Hot Recent News

    Islamic State has again executed civilians in the Iraqi city of Mosul. There are approximately forty people were murdered for treason and collaboration '. The bodies were suspended from pylons.

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