Activists ask for the release of the sad elephant

Activists ask for the release of the sad elephant The Internet collect signatures in support of the elephant who lives alone in a zoo in the Philippines for 35 years. 43-year-old female elephant named Mali, born in Sri Lanka, but in 1977 it was moved to the Manila zoo in the Philippines. There she first lived with two other elephants, but they soon died. The last 35 years, Mali has been living in his cramped enclosure at the zoo alone, reports the Metro. The organization PETA is leading the fight for animal rights, organized the collection of signatures under the petition to the government of the Philippines with the requirement to improve conditions for cows. According to zoodefenders, called Mali “the saddest elephant in the world”, the current conditions actually destroy the animal, preventing it to move freely. Mali is already experiencing serious problems with joints and feet because of

More than 600 flights from Berlin canceled due to the strike

More than 600 flights from Berlin canceled due to the strike Strikes of workers and employees of the two Berlin airports led to the cancellation of 660 is scheduled for March 13 flights. As expected, the strike will last until Tuesday evening local time. “In Berlin schönefeld airport are cancelled 195 flights at Tegel airport — flight 465”, — told reporters on Monday the representative of help service of the Berlin airports. CANCELLED #tegel #strike Publication of Robert Hummel (@calyptical_) Mar 12 2017 10:07 PDT Over the past few weeks the staff of the Berlin airports have repeatedly staged strikes. Last Friday because of a similar situation from Berlin flew almost 700 flights. The subject of the protests of the staff salary. Union of workers of the airports Verdi demands a salary increase to the movers and workers that control the flow of passengers. Such employees at the Berlin airports

Medina said that as increased number of foreign tourists in Russia

Photo: RIA Novosti The number of foreign tourists in Russia increased in 2016 by 7%, with the largest growth in tourist arrivals showed Iran was 72%, said the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky in Moscow at the opening of the international tourism fair “Intourmarket-2017”. “Inbound tourism from abroad has increased in 2016 by 7%. The absolute leader in the growth of the flow to Russia was Iran by 72% compared to last year. Among the group of leading countries — China, Korea and India, the growth of the order of 20% compared to the previous year,” said Medina. According to him, the increased number of tourists from the traditional “tourist” countries: Spanish tourists arrived by 12% more than in 2015, an increase of 5% gave Italy and France. “This suggests that in spite of what the propaganda campaign against Russia, which recently deployed to the Western media, the Europeans, the

Russia withdrew the draft statement of the UN security Council on the terrorist attack in Damascus because of the position of the West

© AP Photo/Mary Altaffer MOSCOW, March 13. /TASS/. Russia was forced to withdraw the draft statement of the UN Security Council, condemning the terrorist attack in Damascus, because of the attempts of Western countries to change the orientation of the document to include provisions to read as accusations against the Syrian authorities and justifying the actions of terrorists. This is stated in comments posted Monday on the website of the foreign Ministry. “It is regrettable that the Syrian plot, the Security Council does not always find a common denominator,” said the Ministry.

Stoltenberg: an independent Scotland will lose membership in NATO

Stoltenberg: an independent Scotland will lose membership in NATO The country will be able to send a request to join the Alliance, but positive action is not taken automatically. MOSCOW, March 13. /TASS/. Scotland will lose membership in NATO and will have to re-apply for membership in the Alliance in the event of independence. This was stated by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in an interview to Sky News, commenting on the statement made by the first Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon about plans for a new referendum on independence of this part of the UK. “If this happens (if the people of Scotland will vote for independence in a referendum — approx. TASS), then the United Kingdom will remain a member of NATO, but a new independent state will have to apply for membership, and then the 28 allied countries will decide whether they want membership in the Alliance

Tymoshenko explained the change of image and a waiver of braids

Tymoshenko explained the change of image and a waiver of braids The leader of “Batkivshchyna” MP Yulia Tymoshenko said in an interview with TNS, why abandon his signature hairstyle. She said that weaving braids took her 7 minutes in the morning. Tymoshenko also explained why he stopped wearing clothes from Louis Vuitton. “I don’t even remember how it happened. When I worked in the business, then it was fashionable. But now only the Ukrainian”, — she explained. The MP also said that not dieting and gave advice to anyone who wants to lose weight. “Eat once a day but 5-6 times a day eating no more than 250 grams, carbohydrates only before lunch and after lunch go to proteins. In the evening do not eat after 18:00-19: 00” she explained. Earlier the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Nadia Savchenko appeared in the Ukrainian TV channel NewsOne in an

Scotland is starting preparations for a new referendum on independence

Scotland is starting preparations for a new referendum on independence Scotland’s first Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that she would seek the permission of the regional Parliament to hold a repeated referendum on independence because the majority of Scots voted against “breccia” and want to stay in the EU. By law, before filing a request for a referendum in the UK government, the Sturgeon must obtain the approval of the Scottish Parliament. According to Nicola Sturgeon, she would like to vote between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. In Scotland do not agree with the results of the referendum on UK membership in the EU. The majority of Scots — 62% — during the last in June 2016 referendum voted for the preservation of Britain’s membership in the Union. In early September, Sturgeon announced that the Scottish government had begun preparing the legal framework for holding a new referendum on independence. In

The number of dead under the rubble at a garbage dump in Ethiopia, over 60

The death toll in the collapse of a garbage dump in the suburbs of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, more than 60 people, reports on Monday, March 13, CNN. Earlier it was reported 46 victims. It was noted that the majority of them women and children. The collapse occurred on March 12. Debris covered several time and concrete houses. At that moment on a scene there were about 150 people, 37 were rescued. What was the cause of the collapse is still unknown. Noted, to a landfill more than 50 years took the garbage from the capital. In recent years it was discontinued, however, according to local residents, recently, the dumping began again.

Media have reported the transfer of Brexit for the end of March

The formal process of a British exit from the European Union will be launched in last week of March. On Monday, March 13, Bloomberg reported, citing a source in the office of the British Prime Minister Theresa may. According to the Agency, the process will be initiated after the completion of the EU celebrations on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. Earlier in mass media appeared information that the head of the British government will start the procedure Brexit this week — 14 March, after the evening of March 13 both houses of Parliament will approve the relevant bill. A referendum on leaving the United Kingdom from the European Union was held on 23 June 2016. For Brexit made more than half who took part in the vote of the British. The Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned, his place was taken by Theresa may.