Archive du mois : janvier 2018

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An immigrant’s life as a bargaining chip in US politics

On the one-year anniversary of his presidency, Donald Trump tweeted, « If there is no Wall, there is no DACA, » pitting his longtime promise to build a fence along the southern US border against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, introduced by former President Barack Obama in 2012. For Trump, his base, and a…

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Mit dem Tod leben: „Meine Familie starb an Krebs und ich habe Sinn darin gefunden“

In der Serie „Mit dem Tod leben“ protokollieren wir die Erfahrungen von Menschen, die den Tod von Nahestehenden verarbeiten mussten. Was hat ihnen während der Trauer geholfen und haben sie durch den Verlust etwas für sich selbst gelernt?  Kerstin, 53, Minden (Nordrhein-Westfalen): Ich war 17, als mein Vater begann, häufig Dinge zu vergessen und plötzlich…

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Separatists steal over authorities headquarters in Aden

Yemen’s Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dagher has accused separatist forces backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of staging a coup in the southern city of Aden, after they took over government headquarters.  « In Aden, legitimacy is being overturned. What is happening in Aden is very dangerous and affects its security and the stability and unity…

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AFC: No neutral venues for Saudi-Qatar soccer suits

Saudi Arabia must host Qatar’s football teams during the Asian Champions League for home fixtures next month and allow Saudi teams to travel to the neighbouring state for away matches despite the Gulf diplomatic crisis, according to the ruling of Asia’s football governing body. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Saturday said it rejected Riyadh’s call…

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HNA: Turbulent instances for once highflying community

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Billionaire founder of IKEA Ingvar Kamprad dies age ninety one

The billionaire founder of IKEA, Ingvar Kampard, has died, aged 91. The world famous furniture store confirmed the death of its founder in a tweet this morning saying that he had passed away peacefully at home. Kampard, who was born in 1926, founded the store when he was just 17. The post added: « Ingvar will…

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Shock in Kabul as Taliban blast kills more than A hundred

The death toll from a powerful suicide attack claimed by the Taliban in Kabul has risen to at least 103 people, the interior ministry said on Sunday. Kabul residents are grieving and the government has declared a day of mourning after the suicide bomb attack on Saturday in the city centre, which also wounded 191 people.…

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Eight killed in Japanese Ghouta in spite of ceasefire

Military bombardment and shelling have continued overnight, killing at least eight people in the besieged Syrian enclave of Eastern Ghouta, despite the supposed ceasefire brokered by Russia, according to monitors. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Sunday that in the last 24 hours, the victims were killed following government bombardment across Eastern Ghouta,…

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Devastating scenes as 95 people killed in Kabul

Kabul reacted in despair and fear on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomb killed and wounded more than 250 people in the worst attack seen in the Afghan capital in months. There was a mix of helpless anger at the seemingly endless wave of attacks after an ambulance packed with explosives blew up in…

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Nafta Acknowledged to Construct Steam With Agreement on Anti-Corruption Moves

Talks to update Nafta took a step forward after negotiators in Montreal agreed to measures aimed at preventing corruption, the first official “chapter” completed since October, said five people with knowledge of the process. The efforts to clamp down on graft and bribery had been pushed by Mexico as a new issue for the 24-year-old…