Behind the scenes of Brussels – Containment: the debate prohibited

It only took a few moments, on March 16, for the Head of State and his government, in the name of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, to place the French under house arrest and deprive them of most of their freedoms civil, political and social that we thought inalienable: freedom to come and go, […]

The shield of Europe (Carme Colomina)

The European Union is sinking into Turkish blackmail and, above all, dehumanization. Erdogan has instrumentalized migrants and refugees now gathering at the borders to enter Greece, and the EU again falls into division and the inability to coordinate. The response has been to violence against migrants. Attacks on volunteers and journalists But the Vice-President of […]

An immigrant attempting to enter Greece from Turkey was shot dead

A Greek man was killed by a Greek trooper as he tried to cross the border from Turkey to enter Greece on Wednesday, sources in Turkish authorities have said. The events took place this morning around 11 a.m. when a group of immigrants attempted to cross the border and were greeted by Greek soldiers with […]

US signs peace agreement with Taliban

The United States has signed a peace agreement with the Taliban to withdraw all international troops from Afghanistan within fourteen months, after 18 years of war. In this way, President Donald Trump holds true to one of his election promises – to bring the U.S. military home – at a key moment in his bid […]

First case of coronaviruses in sub-Saharan Africa

An Italian man who traveled to Nigeria this week is the first case of the new Covid-19 coronavirus that has been confirmed in sub-Saharan Africa, precisely in the most populous country in all of Africa. This is the third confirmed case in the continent, after one in Egypt and another in Algeria, in a country […]

Turkey says it will open borders for Syrian refugees to move to Europe

The deaths of at least 22 Turkish soldiers in a bombing of Russian or Syrian aviation in the Idlib region of northern Syria have heightened the tension in the Middle East. The Turkish government has assured that it will open borders so that Syrians trapped in Idlib, the last fiefdom in the Bashar al-Assad regime […]

New Delhi, a battleground between Hindus and Muslims during Trump’s visit

Columns of black smoke rose to the skies on Tuesday in the midst of a tug-of-war between Hindus and Muslims in a slum in New Delhi, the capital of India, which has killed 10 people so far. A sectarian violence that coincided with a visit to the country by United States President Donald Trump. Elsewhere […]

Iran, virtually isolated by virus expansion

In Iran, the coronavirus outbreak has brought contagion, death and also mistrust. Lots of distrust. The Persian country, along with South Korea and Italy, is the other new source where the virus has spread significantly this weekend. There were 43 confirmed cases and eight deaths Sunday, making it the country with the highest number of […]

Assange is facing his ‘final judgment’ against extradition

After a decade of persecution, Julian Assange, 48, begins in a south London court on Monday the first act of what will be the final judgment between Wikileaks founder and the White House. “A political trial, the Dreyfus case of our time,” in the words of the British Labor MP John McDonneld, referring to French […]

Iran, the other new focus on the coronavirus (Mònica Bernabé)

The first people with masks were seen on the streets of Tehran on Thursday and Friday, after the Iranian Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed the first two deaths from coronavirus in Qom, about 150 kilometers from the capital. Yesterday, on the other hand, there were plenty of people wearing face protection and even plastic […]