Tag Archives: Political geography

09Jul/15

Nigerian protesters call for action on Chibok schoolgirls

(REUTERS) – Chanting protesters in Nigeria march to the home of President Muhammadu Buhari.

They’re demanding answers from the government on what is being done to rescue some 200 girls kidnapped from a school in the northeastern town of Chibok last year.
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05Jul/15

Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum ‘No’

(Reuters Business Report) – There was no mistaking the mood in Athens in front of Parliament Sunday night.

Official figures show a whopping 61 percent of Greeks overwhelmingly rejected the terms of an international financial bailout… overturning opinion polls that had predicted an outcome too close to call.
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03Jul/15

Tourist in Greece: “They need us now; they need our money.”

(REUTERS) – All is well on the Greek Island of Naxos as tourists enjoy the clear water as part of their holiday.

As Greece is engulfed in turmoil — facing a stark cash crunch — tourists take in the sun — and offer a helping hand to Greece.
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01Jul/15

HIV positive Zambian woman dies in northern India

A Zambian woman, tested positive for HIV, dies in India’s northern Amritsar city. She was in India after Pakistan immigration authorities sent her back for not holding visa to visit their country.

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26Jun/15

At least 27 killed in gun attack on Tunisian tourism hotel – official

At least 27 people have been killed after at least one gunman attacked a Tunisian tourist hotel in the popular resort of Sousse, an interior ministry official said on Friday.

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25Jun/15

South Africa to review ICC membership

South Africa says it is considering withdrawing its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC), after a dispute over the country’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

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12Jun/15

Western tourists in naked Malaysia mountain prank fined, deported

Four Western tourists who posed naked on top of Malaysia’s tallest peak arrive at court where they are sentenced to three days in jail and fined for obscene behaviour.

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07Jun/15

Trinidad justice minister says Warner should go to NY to face charges

Trinidad’s justice and legal affairs minister calls on a former top FIFA official from his country to go to New York to face trial after British Broadcasting Corp claims to have seen evidence incriminating vice-president Jack Warner.

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