Lyndsie Cammarata '19

52 Added | 1 Magazine | @lcammarata19 | Student in Globalization course in Elmira College taught by Dr. Martha Easton. 

North Africa

Greece begins evacuation of Idomeni refugee camp

Greek authorities on Tuesday began a dawn operation to gradually evacuate the country’s largest informal refugee camp at Idomeni on the Macedonian border.<p>The camp is currently home to an estimated 8,400 people who were heading north but became stranded after The Former Yugoslav Republic of …

Special elite police units to help guard Tour de France

Special elite police forces are to be deployed along the route of this summer’s Tour de France for the first time, to reinforce the presence of the security forces.<p>Soldiers are to guard key landmarks along the route as part of exceptional measures.<p>France has been under a state of emergency since …

Extremism

Tim Burton hands over to British director for Alice sequel

After making the 2010 box office hit ‘Alice in Wonderland’, director Tim Burton felt he couldn’t bring anything new to the sequel.<p>So he handed over the reins to British director James Bobin for ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, keeping a foot in as executive producer.<p>“Another person is just …

European Union

EU proposals could make Europe's defence industry more competitive

Cooperating on technology, such as drones, would be a way to make Europe’s defence industry more competitive.<p>That is one of the ideas put forward by the European Commission at it unveiled proposals to bolster the sector across EU member states, as national governments cut military budgets.<p>“From an …

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Armed thieves hit Chanel store in central Paris

The robbery took place in the city's chic Avenue Montaigne, home to many luxury stores, which is just off the Champs-Elysees.<p>The robbery was …

The young, gay, conservative German chancellor-in-waiting

This article is also available in: German<p>BERLIN — Jens Spahn is a walking contradiction who just might be the answer to Germany’s ruling Christian …

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Wisconsin’s Swiss voice goes off the air

Martha Bernet just broadcast her last radio show of Swiss folk music after having hosted it for six decades in Monroe, Wisconsin, the Swiss cheese …

‘No dirty money in Panama’, minister claims

The Vice Finance Minister of Panama has denied that her country is a tax haven, pointing the finger of blame instead at banking centres such as …

Politician recites bestiality poem about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in German parliament

A German politician has ignited a diplomatic row between his country and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan by reading out a poem suggesting he …

Turkish soldiers, PKK militants die in clashes after latest bombing

Eight Turkish soldiers and 21 militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed on Friday (May 13), according to the military and media reports, a day after yet another explosion rocked the country’s mainly Kurdish southeast.<p>Four suspected bomb makers were killed and 17 people …

30 Syrian boys raped at Turkish refugee camp – report

Thirty Syrian children were raped for months at a Turkish refugee camp and government authorities failed to notice, according to BirGün newspaper. It …

EU referendum: Preston and the chocolate factory

<b>How are voters in Labour's heartlands approaching the EU referendum? And why do more women than men say they are still undecided on how they will vote?</b><p>For the latest stage of Newsnight's Referendum Road series, we went to Preston, a city that's aiming to be the third largest in north-west England …

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'Resurgent Russia': New hardline NATO Europe commander raises hackles in Moscow

NATO's new chief military commander in Europe, Curtis Scaparrotti, vowed to continue his predecessor's policy of opposing Russia. In Moscow he is …

'Brexit': IEA offers prize for UK exit plan from EU

<b>The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has announced that it is holding a competition to find the best plan for a UK exit from the European Union.</b><p>The free-market think tank said it would award its Brexit Prize to whoever came up with the best blueprint for the UK after the EU, covering the …

United Kingdom

Card transaction fees to be capped under EU proposal

Lucrative fees to process card transactions are to be capped under a proposal by the European Union’s executive arm aiming to draw a line under a …

FinTech

Refugee crisis: More than 80 asylum seekers feared dead after migrant boat sinks on journey to Italy

More than 80 refugees are feared dead after a migrant boat sank off the coast of Libya.<p>An Italian merchant ship rescued 26 people following the …

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