sábado, 30 de agosto de 2014

The electronic cigarettes in the different European countries

A piece of France 2 realize that in France, the sale to minors is forbidden since March 2014. When it comes to hotels, cafes and restaurants, it is up to each establish their own rules.

A story of TVE addresses the harm of cigarettes, which in recent years had become the crutch of who wanted to quit smoking.

Rai Uno television says that the e-cigarette has passed sets in Italy, where there are 11 million smokers. Italian legislation already imposes limitations on the use of these devices.

The World Health Organization's recommendations deserved also prominence in RTP, which was to hear the opinion of the Portuguese Association of companies of electronic cigarettes.

USA accuse al-Nusra Front of the capture of UN blue helmets

The United States accuses the front of al-Nusra, the Syrian Al-Qaeda arm, to be responsible, with the help of other armed groups, for the capture of 43 UN soldiers on the Golan Heights, between Israel and Syria. In a statement, the u.s. State Department demanded the immediate release of the effective.

The UN blue helmets from the Philippines and Fiji, were in charge of guarding the part of Golan Heights controlled by Syria when they were surprised. There are still 81 peacekeepers who are trapped between two localities.

Philippine authorities show confidence in their numbers:

"Our soldiers are ready, trained to deal with such situations and take the risks necessary to fulfil our commitment to international peace and security. The peace force has the right to defend your position and units in accordance with the protocols and rules of the UNITED NATIONS, "said the General Sunday Junior Tutaan, spokesman of the armed forces of the Philippines.

The UN spokeswoman explained, in a statement, that the forces were caught in a moment of violent clashes between the Syrian army and armed opposition groups.

The United Nations ensure that are doing everything possible to resolve the situation.

Obama warns Russia to military escalation in price in Ukraine

The President of the United States also liable to Russia by violence and instability that if living in Ukraine.

Barack Obama warns Moscow for the price to pay for the military escalation, but on the other hand excludes any military action to resolve the conflict.

"The violence is encouraged by Russia. The separatists are trained by Russia. Are armed by Russia. Are funded by Russia. The Russia deliberate and repeatedly violated the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. The images that we have received from Russian forces in Ukraine are quite evident, "said the President of the United States.

sexta-feira, 29 de agosto de 2014

Turkey: Starts with an opposition boycott Erdogan's Presidency

It was with an opposition protest and boycott the swearing-in ceremony for members of the Republican people's Party (CHP, in the original acronym), which took the mandate of 12 .° President in 90 years of history of the Republic of Turkey. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the first Turkish Head of State to be elected directly by the people, received this Presidency's testimony Thursday of Abdullah Gül and returned to decorate the predecessor with a National Merit Medal.

It was one of the moments that marked the ceremony held in Parliament Ankara, before which the opposition asked the Parliament to open a debate on the fact that Erdogan has not abdicated as Prime Minister soon after being elected President, August 10, and have lied in Office at the head of the Government until the eve of the inauguration. Faced with the refusal of the President of the Assembly to open this debate, protests have made themselves heard loud and even a book with rules of conduct within the Parliament was seen flying around the room. Members of the CHP would eventually leave the Chamber before the oath of the Constitution by the new President, chosen by 52 percent of voters.

Shortly after juror with respect to Constitution â€" which is determined to move to strengthen the powers of the Chief of staff, Erdogan left the Parliament and headed next to the wife Emine Gülbaran, the mausoleum where lie the remains of Turkey's founder, Kemal Ataturk, to the traditional tribute to the first President of the Republic.

Before, in the first speech as President, Erdogan has set as priorities of his tenure the integration of Turkey into the European Union, democratic reforms to the country and the peace process with the Turkish Kurdistan. But the vigorous protest of the opposition in the Parliament, still represents a sign that Erdogan's Presidency and the affirmation of the alleged "New Turkey" will not be easy for the tasks so far head of Government.

43 UNPROFOR captured by rebels Syrians in Golan Heights

In the region of the Golan Heights occupied by Israel, 43 UNPROFOR were captured by rebels who are fighting the army of Syria, an advanced information by the United Nations, who claims to be developing efforts to free his men.

Syria's air force has bombed the frontier post of Quneitra, which was taken on Wednesday by guerrillas of Front al-Nusra-Al-Qaida's arm in the country â€" and by other rebel groups.

The advancement of the militias in southern Syria left the rebels within 65 miles of the major military base of Bashar al-Assad, in Damascus.

In the fighting through the Quneitra have died already two dozen Syrian soldiers and more than a dozen rebels, according to the Syrian Observatory for human rights, which gathers information from all sides of the conflict.

The guerrillas of Front al-Nusra and other rebel groups that are fighting the regime have been concentrated in southern Syria after being forced to flee the province of Deir al-Zor, in the East, because of the extremists of the Islamic State.

Hollande: "Europe must change"

So says François Hollande, "Europe must change (...) must review a number of policies, clarify your organization, get the support of the people and, above all, win the battle for growth and employment ".

Well, precisely on the issue of employment, the new Minister of economy gave an interview before being appointed, but which was published today, in which Emmanuel Macron raises the possibility of "authorize companies and sectors (...) to have exceptions "to the law of the 35-hour working week.

The left wing of the Socialist Party angry and the Government became public ensure that will review the law.

According to analysts, an increase in working hours would contribute to the growth, but also to raise the short-term unemployment.

In this morning's speech to French ambassadors, the President also called for the rapid convening of a eurozone Summit to coordinate measures to promote economic growth.

UN imposes sanctions against those responsible for violence in Libya

The sanctions, which went to former supporters of Muammar Gaddafi, they include all individuals or groups who, somehow, feed a confrontation between rival militias now in the struggle for power in a country fragmented.

Tarek Mitri, soon to be replaced by Spanish diplomat Bernardino Leon, explains that "in Tripoli, we are witnessing an unprecedented displacement of people fleeing the fighting. The more modest numbers say there are 100 thousand displaced, and other 150 thousand who sought refuge outside the country. "

A UN Committee will announce soon who are precisely the targets of embargos which should cover the supply of guns, the freezing of assets and a travel ban of those responsible for the conflict.