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Italian Supreme Court of Cassation upholds firing of woman who used Facebook at work

by G.G. #Italy twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Social   Italy’s top court, known as Supreme Court of Cassation, upheld on Friday the firing of a woman who was used to Facebook at work. She was discovered connectinfrom work to her private account for more then 6,500 times in a single year. For the High Court the behavior was “in contrast with common ethic”. ...

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According to Women.ncr-iran.org’s site 86 women executed in Iran under Rouhani

by G.G. #Iran twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Rouhani   According Women.ncr-iran.org‘s site citing datas collected from material published by the Iranian state-run press, human rights activists and their websites, as well as from private sources in touch with the Iranian Resistance, 86 women have been executed by Iranian theocracy under Rouhani’s tenure. The real number of executed women must be definitely higher, as ...

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State of emergency declared in the city of Atbara (Sudan) after price protests 

by Gaiaitalia.com #Sudan twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #HumaRights     According to local media a state of emergency was declared in the city of Atbara, Sudan, after hundreds of citizens started a huge protest against price increases on Dec. 19th. Authorities have declared a curfew from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.     (19th december, 2018) ©gaiaitalia.com 2018            

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Milan bourse rises, spread falls, Conte smiles. Italy doesn’t

by G.G. #Italy twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Markets     Financial markets smiles for once after the Rome-Brussels agreement over Italy-Has-No-Future-But_We-Are-So-Happy budget for 2019. On Dec. 19th Milan bourse closed 1,59% up with the FTSE-Mib index rising to 18,941 points. The spread between Italy’s 10-year BTP bond and the German Bund closed on 253 basis points, lower from Tuesday’s closing value of 269.     ...

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Ranil Wickremesinghe took oath as Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister

by Gaiaitalia.com #English twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Asia     Ranil Wickremesinghe took oath on Sunday as prime minister of Sri Lanka, nearly two months after his sudden ouster that had steeped the country into a deep political crisis, in a ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat a day after former president Rajapaksa, stepped down.     (16th december 2018) ©gaiaitalia.com 2018   ...

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Brexit: Let’s experiment how to suicide a Prime Minister

by G.G. #Brexit twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #TheresaMay     The girl’s probably not as nice as she pretend to be. This is probably why Tories decided to experiment how to suicide a Prime Minister in charge. In spite of all cabinet ministers tweeting support for Mrs May and of 158 Tory MPs that had also pledged their backing, Madame can’t sleep well ...

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US-China goes to war for movies industry?

by G.G. #Movies twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Trade   Movies could be the next battlefield in the US-China dispute after China decided to significantly slow approving independent movies imported from the US, in the last strong signal of tension between USA and China, Hollywood’s most important foreign market. According to producers and distributors China burocracy keeps indipendent films blocked by  bureaucratic uncomprehensible chains for months ...

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Prime Minister Theresa May expected to delay Brexit vote

by Gaiaitalia.com #Brexit twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #May     United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to delay Tuesday’s parliamentary vote on Brexit, after the horrible exit deal she prepared. Mrs. May is heading to Brussels next week to demand better terms from the European Union, according to The Sunday Times cited by Asian medias. The newspaper cited “ministers and aides” who ...

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HRW: Poland Denies Entry to Environmental Activists to Attend Climate Talks

by Gaiaitalia.com #HumanRights twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Poland     According to HRW at least 13 people have been blocked on the frontiers by Polish authorities, over the past week, from entering Poland and making their voices heard at the climate change gathering in the city of Katowice. The Climate Action Network, comprising more than 1,300 organizations working on climate change in over 120 ...

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Alleged Italian mafia kingpin arrested and 46 others detained

by Gaiatalia.com English #News twitter@gaiaitalia_eng #Mafia     Italian police arrested on Tuesday an alleged leader of the ferocious Sicilian mafia known as “Cosa Nostra” as well as 46 other people considered to be linked to the criminal association in a massive police operation. The arrested is the 80-year-old Settimo Mineo, who’s thought to be the new leader of the ...

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