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NNA - Formation à Radio Liban sur les techniques des interviews en coopération avec France Médias Monde
Des certificats ont été remis, ce jeudi, à des journalistes et présentateurs du bulletin de Radio-Liban en français,ainsi qu'à la correspondante
NNA - Clôture à Amman de la 45è Assemblée générale de la FANA
ANI-Les travaux de la 45è Assemblée générale de l'Union des agences d'information arabes(FANA)ont pris fin,vendredi à Amman,avec la participation
NNA - UNIFIL Spokesperson Andrea Tenenti to NNA: UNIFIL aware of excavation works, will report any violation
NNA - UNIFIL Spokesperson Andrea Tenenti said in response to a question by the NNA correspondent that the UNIFIL "is aware of the ongoing excavation
NNA - Governor of Lebanon's Central Bank: Lebanon banks' reserves enough to face economic setback
NNA - Governor of Lebanon's Central Bank, Riyad Salame, on Thursday maintained that the Lebanese banking sector had enough reserves to face any likely
MAP - MedaWeek 2017 à Barcelone : plaidoyer pour un développement économique inclusif en Méditerranée
Barcelone - 22 novembre 2017 – (MAP)- La 11ème édition de la Semaine Méditerranéenne des Leaders Economiques (MedaWeek 2017), organisée par
MAP - Lieutenant-General Abdelhak El Kadiri Passes Away
Rabat-21november2017 (MAP)-Lieutenant-General Abdelhak El Kadiri died, on Tuesday in Rabat, following a long disease, said general staff of the Royal
MAP - Morocco Participates in 39th Cairo International Film Festival
Cairo - 22 november 2017  (MAP)- The 39th edition of the Cairo International Film Festival, initiated by the Egyptian ministry of Culture, opened
MAP - Signature de trois conventions portant sur le domaine culturel dans le cadre du développement intégré des régions du Sud
Rabat - 22 novembre 2017 –(MAP)- Le ministre de la culture, Mohamed Laaraj a indiqué, mardi à Rabat, que trois conventions ont été signées dans
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: UN chief hails business sustainability group, calls for renewed effort
Lisbon, Nov. 23 (Lusa) – The secretary general of the United Nations, António Guterres, on Thursday urged Portuguese business leaders to take a
Lusa - Business News - Macau: Competition cited as reason for delay in detailing gaming licence changes
Macau, Nov.23 (Lusa) – Macau’s government on Thursday cited the need to ensure that the region remains competitive with other jurisdictions as the
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Drought depresses EDP revenue but price rises not inevitable - CEO
Lisbon, Nov.23(Lusa) – The chief executive of Energias de Portugal (EDP) said on Thursday that the main effect on the company of the ongoing drought
EFE - SPAIN CATALONIA - Pro-Spanish unity party in Catalonia open to coalition to block separatism
Brussels, Nov 23 (EFE).- The regional leader of a pro-Spanish unity party in Catalonia on Thursday encouraged the Socialist Party to consider forming
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Landowners to have 'until mid March' to clear trees near houses, roads
Lisbon, Nov.23(Lusa) – Landowners in Portugal have “until 15 March” to clear trees and brush from around isolated houses, villages and roads and
HINA - Economy Minister set to step up cooperation with consumers' associations
ZAGREB, Nov 23 (Hina) - Croatia's Economy Minister Martina Dalic said on Thursday that her ministry intended to intensify cooperation with association
Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Airport passenger numbers fall 4.5%
Maputo, Nov. 23 (Lusa) – The number of passengers in Mozambique's airports dropped 4.5% in 2016, a report from the public company ‘Aeroportos de
Lusa - Business News - Mozambique: Government replaces ID cards company
Maputo,Nov.23(Lusa)–Mozambican civil identification documents are going to be produced by the Muhbauer ID Services, a German company which provides
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: New Portuguese, Spanish rail freight company partnership
Lisbon, Nov. 23 (Lusa) – Medway (formerly ‘CP Carga’), a Portuguese private railway company is going to start operations at the Mérida terminal
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Drought may push up water prices - Minister
Lisbon, Nov.23(Lusa)– The Portuguese environment minister, João Matos Fernandes, said on Thursday that water prices may have to go up, but not next
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Number of Chinese visitors on the increase
Macau, Nov.23(Lusa)–The number of Chinese visitors to Portugal increased 40% to 191,000 in the first nine months of the year, the Portuguese Tourism
MAP - L'empreinte écologique de l’Afrique pourrait doubler d’ici 2045 (rapport IRES)
Rabat-22novembre2017–(MAP)- L'empreinte écologique de l’Afrique pourrait doubler d’ici 2045, accélérant la situation de déficit écologique
MAP - Championnat arabe militaire de Taekwondo: médaille d'or pour le Marocain Zouheir Ben Zarrouk
Tunis - 22 novembre 2017 – (MAP)- L'athlète marocain Zouheir Ben Zarrouk a remporté, mardi, la médaille d’or des +87 kg, lors de la première
MAP - Morocco Takes Part in 25th International Travel Show TT Warsaw
Warsaw - 22 novembre 2017  (MAP)- Morocco will take part on Nov. 23-25 in the 25th edition of the International Travel Show TT Warsaw, one of the
Lusa - Business News - Angola: Government wants banks to lend more
Luanda, Nov.23(Lusa) - The Angolan central bank (Banco Nacional de Angola - BNA) has started limiting the sale of foreign currency to be sent overseas
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Two more Algarve restaurants win Michelin stars
Tenerife, Spain, Nov. 23 (Lusa) – The chefs from the two new Portuguese restaurants that won a Michelin star on Wednesday highlight the importance
HINA - Conference on food safety and quality opens
ZAGREB, Nov 22 (Hina) - The first Croatian congress on food safety and quality, with participants from 20 countries, started in Opatija on Wednesday.
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Top headlines on Thursday
Lisbon,Nov23(Lusa)–The Portuguese papers are looking into the surprise Infarmed move to Porto and the workers' reaction, two new Michelin restaurant
EFE - A pop star famous for being the lead singer of Irish group the Boomtown Rats announced returning an award




A pop star famous for being the lead singer of Irish group the Boomtown Rats and also a world-renowned humanitarian announced on Monday he was returning an award also given to the state councilor and foreign minister of Myanmar because of his profound unhappiness over the Rohingya Muslim crisis in that country.
Bob Geldof said he was handing back his 2005 Freedom of the City of Dublin award to avoid being identified with Aung San Suu Kyi who also received the same award.
The now legendary organizer of Band Aid which helped spur aid for Africa denounced the Burmese 1991 Nobel Peace Prize winner's role in the Rohingya debacle which the United Nation's has described as a full-blown "ethnic cleansing."
According to Geldof's statement: “Her association with our city shames us all and we should have no part with it, even by default. We honored her, now she appalls and shames us."
Geldof said that the moment Suu Kyi is stripped of her Dublin Freedom the city's Council could perhaps decide to restore his honor.
"If not, so be it," he said. "Please accept this small gesture and the sadness that accompanies it."
Dublin's "Ardmhéara" (mayor) replied, just hours later, to Geldof's decision to return his 2005 Irish capital freedom award.
Mícheál Mac Donncha, of the Sinn Fein Irish nationalist party, described Geldof's announcement as "ironic" and reminded the Irish pop artist that he "proudly retains" his title of Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KCB).
According to Dublin's mayor, Geldof "is entitled" to return his award but also reminded him that the honor bestowed on him by the British Crown, allowing the recipient to use the title of Sir was a reminder of "the shameful record of British imperialism across the globe."
Regardless of the spat between Dublin's mayor and the artist, there has been a growing chorus of international criticism regarding the latest South East Asian humanitarian disaster.
Apart from Geldof, another acclaimed Irishman, Bono, lead singer of the rock band U2, said Saturday he disapproved of how Suu Kyi had managed the crisis.
According to the United Nation's High Commissioner for Refugees, over 1,000 Rohingyas have died in Myanmar's Rakhine State since the crisis erupted.
Myanmar's military junta does not recognize the Rohingya ethnicity. claiming they are Bengals.

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