Dozens of demonstrations have been developing around the world in the wake of Wednesday’s massacre in Paris at the offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where masked gunmen murdered 12 and injured 10 others. French newspaper Le Monde is tracking the growing number of rallies, including those in Berlin, London, New York, and Montreal.
In Paris on Wednesday evening, a crowd reportedly numbering in the thousands gathered at Place de la Republique, rallying in solidarity around the phrase “Je Suis Charlie,” or “I am Charlie.” Some raised pens in tribute to the slain cartoonists.
Posted in Educational, IN THE SPOTLIGHT, News, PEOPLE AND PLACES HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, Special Interest, Uncategorized
Tagged AK-47, Catholicism, Charlie Hebdo, euro zone, European Commission, France, Greece, Le Monde, Paris, Pierre Moscovici
How a string of ‘isolated’ attacks put France on high alert
Posted in Educational, IN THE SPOTLIGHT, MEMORIES, MY TAKE ON THINGS, News, ONE OF MY FAVORITE THINGS, PEOPLE AND PLACES HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, Uncategorized
Tagged Agence France-Presse, Christmas market, Controversy, Czech language, Dijon, euro zone, Europe, France, police officer, Takbir
Reuters: Breaking News_ March 27-2013 (click to access story at Reuters)
NICOSIA – Cyprus is set to restrict the flow of cash from the island and may curb the use of Cypriot credit cards abroad as it tries to avert a run on its banks after agreeing to a tough rescue package with international lenders. Full Article
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Continue Reading HERE
Posted in Educational, IN THE SPOTLIGHT, News, PEOPLE AND PLACES HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, Uncategorized
Tagged bank of cyprus, euro zone, international lenders, last ditch, nicosia cyprus, pitas