Category: occupation

US to support Georgian enterprises along Russian occupation line

The US government has announced plans to provide 500,000 US dollars of funding for new Georgian enterprises operating along the border of the Russia-occupied Tskhinvali (South Ossetia) and Abkhazia regions, agenda.ge has reported. The project funding will be provided by the US-Georgian Partnership Fund and USAID Georgia, and aims to increase investment and supporting employment […]

Israel election: Where do the parties stand on the occupation?

Jerusalem – Israelis head to the polls on September 17 for the second time in less than six months to choose a new government. Incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to assemble a governing coalition after a closely fought snap election held in April, leading to this month’s rerun. There are 31 parties in the race but opinion […]

Paris Celebrates its Liberation from Nazi Occupation, 75 Years On

Paris: Paris celebrated the American soldiers, French Resistance fighters and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 years ago on Sunday, unleashing an eruption of kissing, dancing, tears and gratitude. Firefighters unfurled a huge French flag from the Eiffel Tower, recreating the moment when a French tricolor stitched together from sheets […]