Stories about Western Europe from June, 2015
"European ministers flexing their muscles and posturing over whether they can help the Greek people of not. Why don't we the people just sort it instead?"
"It is disappointing that the Israeli government chose to continue the absolutely fruitless policy of 'no tolerance', meaning it will continue to enforce an inhumane and illegal collective punishment..."
"...all of humanity needs to stand united in addressing the crisis of our times. Climate change is an issue for everyone with a moral conscience.”
In 2012, more than 181,000 Europeans left their countries for Latin America in comparison with the 119,000 Latin Americans who migrated in the opposite direction.
#BeyondWordsGaza seeks to paint the lives lost last summer in Palestine and donate the portraits to the families of the victims.
Pope Francis’ Call to ‘Hear Both the Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor’ Resonates in the Philippines
Environmentalists in the country also called on the Vatican to divest from fossil fuels.
"I can see #AUS going far in this World Cup. They're playing some of their best ball and I love it. "
Ex-Soviet Georgia threw its lot in with the West some time ago. But what has it received in return?
Regional instability is a weight around strategically-located Djibouti's neck. But it is also a key source of income for the impoverished country.
The recent deportation of a Pakistani student Majid Ali from Scotland sparked a debate among young students who are questioning why deport first and ask questions later?
The French media market is stagnant, but some see the African continent as the place to re-boot growth in the sector.
New parties born as a result of social movements against austerity, inequality and corruption made strong showings in Spain's local and regional elections in May 2015.
The Freedom Flotilla III will join an increasingly long list of boats that have attempted to break the Israeli siege of Gaza. Will it succeed this time?
Water privatization in Portugal has been shrouded in controversy. Economic interests put pressure on the government, which has no money, to privatize. But water is an essential resource for life.
Icelandic identity is, according to a popular poem, land, nation and tongue. Remove one, and the others collapse. So, will the Icelandic nation survive if the Icelandic language dies out?