Daily Archives: October 20, 2016

Philippines President declares “separation” from U.S.

Philippines‘ President Rodrigo Duterte declared his “separation” from longstanding ally the United States in Beijing on Thursday, October 20, as he rebalances his country’s diplomacy towards China, AFP reports.

Western Sahara: EU should ensure militants of human rights access to occupied territories

October 18, 2016 -The European Union (EU) should ensure human rights’ militants supporting Sahrawi people access to occupied territories in Western Sahara, Euro-MP Paloma Lopez, who questioned High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini about the measures taken in this regard.

USA | First dinosaur bones found in Denali National Park

Paleontologists from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Park Service found the first dinosaur bones in Denali National Park during an expedition in July. They also discovered several new dinosaur trackways, which are fossilized impressions left by ancient animals walking through mud that eventually became rock.

Greece | Greek Opposition Leader Accuses SYRIZA of Undermining Democratic Institutions

New Democracy chief Kyriakos Mitsotakis accused SYRIZA and Alexis Tsipras for undermining democratic institutions and trying to manipulate the justice system to suit his own interests.

“We have an economic crisis; we cannot afford a democracy crisis as well,” the opposition leader said characteristically.