Post Tagged with: "Afghanistan"

FYROM on trial for human rights abuses in US post-9/11 rendition case

FYROM on trial for human rights abuses in US post-9/11 rendition case

European court of human rights hears case of Khaled el-Masri, detained in Skopje before alleged torture in Afghanistan by CIA Europe’s human rights court began hearing the first case arising from the US’s post-9/11 rendition programme on Wednesday, when the government of FYROM went on trial accused of multiple human rights abuses of a German citizen. Khaled el-Masri, 48, a car salesman of Lebanese […]

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Afghanistan: the Greek legacy of Alexander the Great

From the britishmuseum Find out about the lasting legacy of Alexander the Great in Afghanistan today. The exhibition Afghanistan: Crossroads of the Ancient World is at the British Museum until 3 July 2011.

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Hellenism’s agent of revival in Afghanistan

Hellenism’s agent of revival in Afghanistan

08/27/2010 ANA-MPA/Alexander the Great’s achievements were one of his favorite childhood tales, whereas ancient Greece and classical antiquity piqued his curiosity from a very young age. His fascination with Hellenic civilisation, in fact, took Omar Sultan all the way to the University of Thessaloniki to study the classics and archaeology. Decades later the classically-educated Sultan serves his native Afghanistan as […]

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House panel to take up Armenian genocide bill

House panel to take up Armenian genocide bill

 The Armenian Genocide documentary premiered nationwide in the U.S. on PBS (Photo @ Wikipedia.org) A congressional panel will vote next month on a resolution to label the World War One-era massacre of Armenians by Turkish forces as “genocide,” a move that could infuriate Turkey. Howard Berman, the Democratic chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said on Friday he intended […]

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ΗΠΑ – Εκδήλωση με θέμα «Ακολουθώντας τα βήματα του Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου», στην ελληνική πρεσβεία της Ουάσιγκτον

http://omogeneia.ana-mpa.gr/press.php?id=6185 ΗΠΑ – Εκδήλωση με θέμα «Ακολουθώντας τα βήματα του Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου», στην ελληνική πρεσβεία της Ουάσιγκτον 12 Μαϊου 2009 (20:15 UTC+2) του ανταποκριτή μας Α. Έλλις   Φιλανθρωπική εκδήλωση με θέμα «Ακολουθώντας τα βήματα του Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδρου στο Αφγανιστάν» διοργανώθηκε στην ελληνική πρεσβεία της Ουάσιγκτον, σε συνεργασία με την πρεσβεία του Αφγανιστάν και το ίδρυμα «Nooristan».  Σκοπός της εκδήλωσης ήταν […]

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