Deadly attacks in south africa: un talks about pogroms

At least twelve immigrants died in pogroms in South Africa. Now the issue is on the UN agenda.

Protest in Abuja, Nigeria, after attacks on migrants in South Africa Photo: dpa

South Africa will be the focus of the world in the coming days – for undesirable reasons. Xenophobic violence against African immigrants, which has left at least 12 people dead in South Africa in recent weeks, will be high on the agenda of the UN General Assembly, which begins Tuesday.

U.s. Pro-life activist wants abortion: pro extraneous rights

A congressman urges his mistress to have an abortion. This is not only a case of double standards, but at the same time consistent.

Republican Congressman Tim Murphy Photo: ap

Tim Murphy, the U.S. congressman of the Republican Party in Pennsylvania, is an avowed opponent of abortion. He has now decided to turn over a new leaf in his life, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday. He would resign and not run again at the end of the legislative session. The reason: the abortion opponent called for an abortion.

Parliamentary election in georgia: thousands demand new vote

The opposition does not want to recognize the victory of the ruling Georgian Dream party. Supporters and members protested in Tbilisi over the issue.

An opposition supporter waves a flag in front of the parliament in Tbilisi Photo: dpa

The official election victory of the ruling party in Georgia sparked protests on Sunday. The Georgian Dream party won with 48.1 percent after counting more than 99 percent of all votes, according to the election commission. The largest opposition alliance, United National Movement, came in second with 27.1 percent after Saturday’s vote. Several other opposition parties passed the one-percent threshold and will also gain seats in parliament. However, opposition members rejected the results as fraudulent and called for protests.

Economics minister in china: quiet tones in loud times

Economics Minister Altmaier is fascinated by China’s industrial policy. He wants to learn from Beijing – and at the same time criticizes its industrial policy.

Already his second trip to China this year: Peter Altmaier Photo: dpa

Peter Altmaier did not let his good mood spoil. Once again, a government plane had broken down. Shortly before take-off from Tegel, his flight to Beijing had to be canceled, and he and the business delegation accompanying him had to change to a scheduled flight. The reason given was problems with the crew. Nevertheless, Altmaier was beaming when he appeared before the press at his destination.