The students are demonstrating again. Following a negotiations deadlock with the government, thousands once again thronged the streets on June 5 to demand better education in step with the times. It was the second strike in a week, and the first time since 1973 that a protest of such proportions has rocked the consciences of Chileans
A circus full of street children that learn a trade and look towards life with hope. An ideal place to express the vitality, impetuousness, and restlessness of children that have grown up without restraints or affection. An ideal place where they can channel their energy and have a chance
Wednesday the Iraqi prime minister Al Maliki went to the southern province of Basra in an attempt to bring the city under the control of the governor of Baghdad again. Maliki imposed a state of emergency for a month and announced that he will use an iron fist to oppose the phenomenon of the death squads, the oil black marketers, and the infiltration of various Shiite militias in the local police
The NATO mission in Afghanistan, in which Italy is participating, has turned into a war mission. We asked General Fabio Mini, ex commander of the NATO-KFOR mission in Kosovo, to comment on this: "As usual we’re full of ambiguities"
Numbers given by the six major Kabul hospitals speak of at least 14 dead and 140 wounded, many in very serious condition. They all fell victim to Afghan police Kalashnikovs and machine-gun-wielding Marines who opened fire on a crowd of protesters during last Monday’s riot in Kabul
The shopping list is precise but costly: 5 naval units, 5 helicopters and an agreement on a plan to control and dispose of immigrants that have arrived in the Canary Islands. The request aimed at member countries of the European Union was made by Spain that constantly finds itself exposed, with its archipelago on the southern edge of the Union, to landings along its coastline by clandestine refugees