Tag Archives: March

Solidarity march for threatened Soros university

BUDAPEST: Thousands of demonstrators marched in Budapest on Sunday (Apr 2) in support of a university founded by Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros that says Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government wants to push it out of Hungary. The US-registered Central European University (CEU), founded in Budapest by Soros in 1991, says it is directly targeted by… Read More »

Twelve treated for chemical weapons agents in Mosul since March 1: UN

BAGHDAD: Twelve people, including women and children, are being treated for possible exposure to chemical weapons agents in Mosul, where Islamic State is fighting off an offensive by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces, the United Nations said on Saturday. The U.N.’s World Health Organization has activated with partners and local health authorities “an emergency response plan to… Read More »

Thousands in Europe march against Trump immigration ban

LONDON: Thousands of Europeans enraged by US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban demonstrated Saturday (Feb 4) in cities across the continent, calling on Americans to “dump Trump” and vowing to fight his policies. In London, an estimated 10,000 people turned out, chanting “Theresa May: Shame on You” to denounce the British prime minister’s support for… Read More »