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  • Geneva University launches new course to help imams integrate in Swiss society

    09/18/2017 4:15:03 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    TheLocal.ch ^ | 18 September 2017 11:24 CEST+02:00
    As the academic year begins at the University of Geneva (Unige), a new program is on offer that aims to help imams in Switzerland integrate into Swiss society. Speaking to La Tribune de Genève, Unige’s rector Yves Flückiger said the new program would include courses in French language, political philosophy, human rights and ethics. The optional program is open to imams and people who teach in Islamic centers and has come out of discussions with Geneva cantonal government, he said. […] The initiative is in keeping with the university’s international outlook, Flückiger said, in the same vein as last year’s...
  • John Podesta’s Payoff for Helping Hillary Give American Military Technology to Russia’s Putin

    01/07/2017 7:49:57 AM PST · by ETL · 28 replies
    TheNewAmerican.com ^ | October, 2016 | Bob Adelmann
    As part of just-inaugurated President Obama’s new foreign policy to improve relations between the United States and Russia, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in March 2009. Meeting in her hotel’s Salon Panorama in Geneva, she presented him with a small gift box containing a bright red button symbolizing the Obama administration’s desire to “reset” the relationship between the two governments. Thus began an effort to transfer American technology to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s own “Silicon Valley,” called Skolkovo. In a report released in late July by the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) entitled From...
  • LIVE:3 Trump rallies in Ohio 10/27/2016 Springfield @ 1pm Toledo @ 4pm and Geneva @ 7pm ET

    10/27/2016 3:55:23 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 843 replies
    Springfield, OH @ 1pm Champion Expo Center Toledo, OH @ 4pm SeaGate Convention Centre Geneva, OH @ 7pm Spire Institute’s Track & Field Building.
  • City pondered action on Trump sign: Although campaign signs are excluded from ordinance

    10/21/2016 11:29:34 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 15 replies
    GENEVA — A massive sign promoting presidential candidate Donald Trump has caused quite a stir. Daryl Soscia installed the sign, along with cardboard Trump cutouts on either side, on his front lawn at 20 Copeland Ave. It is illuminated at night and also has flags on each side. City Manager Matt Horn said last week the city’s sign ordinance excludes political signs. He provided this text from the city’s definition of a sign: “‘Sign’ includes a billboard, neon tube, fluorescent tube, or other artificial light or string of lights outlining or hung upon any part of a building or lot...
  • US and Russia agree Syria peace plan

    09/09/2016 4:43:05 PM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 27 replies
    BBC News ^ | 9 September 2016·
    Russia and the US have agreed to a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria from sunset on 12 September after intensive talks in Geneva. Under the plan, the Syrian government will end combat missions in specified areas held by the opposition. Russia and the US will establish a joint centre to combat so-called Islamic State and al-Nusra fighters. The plan follows a day of talks between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov.
  • WSJ: Entire $1.7 billion ransom paid to Iran in cash

    09/07/2016 7:06:05 AM PDT · by detective · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 7, 2016 | Rick Moran
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that members of Congress were briefed by the Obama administration on how the rest of the $1.7 billion ransom payment to Iran was accomplished. The transfer took place in late January with $400 million in cash being flown from Geneva to Tehran, after which, several Americans held in Iranian prisons were released. Yesterday, after months of demands from Congress for information on how the remaining $1.3 billion was transferred to Iran, the administration came clean and admitted the entire amount was paid in cash.
  • Chilling 'satanic human sacrifice' video spooks scientists working at (CERN) {tr}

    08/18/2016 8:06:57 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 120 replies
    Mirror ^ | 18 Aug 16 | Mirror Staff
    WARNING: Disturbing footage. A group of cloaked figures appear to gather in the courtyard before a woman in white enters and kneels on the ground VIDEO HERE This chilling mysterious video shows a group of 'researchers' at the CERN Large Hadron Collider staging a chilling 'satanic human sacrifice' ritual.A woman in white kneels in the middle of the group The footage shows a group of cloaked men gathering in a courtyard around a statue at the facility in Geneva, Switzerland. But CERN has declared that the video is fake, and claims that the ritual was simply researchers and scientists coming...
  • UN body creates post on sexual orientation, gender identity

    06/30/2016 2:42:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 30, 2016 5:23 PM EDT
    The U.N.’s top human rights body has decided to appoint an expert to monitor violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. In a narrow 23-18 vote with six abstentions, the Human Rights Council called for the creation of a three-year position for an independent expert to look into wrongdoing against gays, lesbians and transgender people. The expert is expected to be appointed at the next meeting of the 47-member, Geneva-based body in September. …
  • One of the world's greatest art collections hides behind this fence

    05/30/2016 6:24:20 AM PDT · by Republicanprofessor · 21 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 28 2016 | Graham Bowley and Doreen Carvajal
    The drab free port zone near the Geneva city center, a compound of blocky gray and vanilla warehouses surrounded by train tracks, roads and a barbed-wire fence, looks like the kind of place where beauty goes to die. But within its walls, crated or sealed cheek by jowl in cramped storage vaults, are more than a million of some of the most exquisite artworks ever made. Treasures from the glory days of ancient Rome. Museum-quality paintings by old masters. An estimated 1,000 works by Picasso. As the price of art has skyrocketed, perhaps nothing illustrates the art-as-bullion approach to contemporary...
  • United Nations Group Says US Should Give Reparations to African Americans

    01/31/2016 8:08:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 97 replies
    U.S. Uncut ^ | January 31, 2016 | Dylan Sevett
    During a recent visit to the United States, a United Nations (UN) working group has said that the US should consider giving long overdue reparations to descendants of slaves. The group also suggests the US government establish a national human rights commission, and publicly acknowledge that the Transatlantic Slave Trade was a crime against humanity. The UN working group, called "Experts on People of African Descent," went on a fact-finding mission, which included meetings with African-Americans from multiple cities, including Baltimore, New York, and Chicago. Although they won't release their full report until September, each member read a statement to...
  • THE LORD'S COMPETITION IS OUR DESIRE[Charismatic Caucus]

    01/07/2016 10:47:55 AM PST · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    Bible,Holy Spirit, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 1-7-16 | Bible, Holy Spirit
    My competition is your desire to do my will for I am ready to oblige The Father actively moving through You in Spirit and in Truth , for these "ARE" The True Worshippers on fire with The ZEAL to follow after Me in greater ways than ever before ! John 14:12-13 Praying in Jesus’ Name 12 “I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father. 13 Whatever you ask in My name, I will do it...
  • Have police foiled an ISIS chemical weapons plot in Europe? Two Syrian terror suspects arrested

    12/13/2015 6:30:28 AM PST · by Libloather · 5 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/13/15 | Tom Wyke, Darren Boyle
    Have police foiled an ISIS chemical weapons plot in Europe? Two Syrian terror suspects are arrested in Geneva for 'making and transporting explosives and toxic gases' Two suspected Syrians were arrested in Geneva on suspicion of transporting 'explosives and toxic gases' as part of a probe into a terror threat. Switzerland's attorney general said the men were also suspected of making and hiding the dangerous materials. But Geneva prosecutor Olivier Jornot today said only traces of explosives were found in the car, and did not elaborate on claims about potential chemical weapons. More arrests are expected to be made in...
  • Geneva prosecutor: 2 terror suspects Syrian

    12/12/2015 1:31:21 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 3 replies
    WCVG.com ^ | Dec 12, 2015 | Don Melvin
    By Don Melvin CNN Geneva prosecutor: 2 terror suspects Syrian Suspects arrested on suspicion of manufacture, concealment, transport of explosives and toxic gases UPDATED 1:55 PM EST Dec 12, 2015 (CNN) Swiss police have arrested two people with Syrian passports and found traces of potential bomb-making chemicals in a car as security remains high around Geneva amid a terrorism alert and a hunt for suspects, authorities said Saturday. Authorities have been looking for at least two people with indirect links to suspects in the November 13 Paris terrorist attacks. It was not immediately clear whether Saturday's arrests were linked to...
  • Terror Plot Uncovered Overseas Names Chicago As Potential Target

    12/12/2015 2:58:23 AM PST · by GonzoII · 43 replies
    cbslocal.com ^ | December 11, 2015 3:58 PM
    CBS) - Chicago may be an ISIS target, media reports out of Switzerland say. Geneva is already stepping up security outside the United Nations. Besides Chicago, also mentioned as a possible North American target is Toronto, Canada. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports Chicago has long been a target of terrorists since President Obama was first elected - first by Al Qaeda, and now ISIS. Authorities say the threat in Switzerland is specific, but it's less so for Chicago and Toronto. While Swiss authorities are on alert, they are not cancelling activities like Geneva's popular costume parade scheduled for...
  • Geneva still on high alert over terror probe

    12/11/2015 5:37:39 AM PST · by csvset · 2 replies
    The Local ^ | 11 Dec 2015
    Geneva remained on high alert Friday as police carried out further searches in the western Swiss city for several suspected jihadists believed to have links to the Islamic State (IS) group, officials said. Americans in Switzerland advised to be 'vigilant' (11 Dec 15)Bern officials launch Geneva terror probe (10 Dec 15)Geneva police hunt for jihadist terror suspects (10 Dec 15)French 'search homes of Geneva mosque imams' (26 Nov 15) Geneva, which borders France and is home to the UN's European headquarters, ratcheted up its security Thursday after receiving information from the Swiss government about suspicious individuals in the area. The...
  • Saturation[Charismatic Caucus]

    12/09/2015 7:25:40 AM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 12-9-15 | Holy Spirit,Bible
    Saturate yourself in me my children for truly it is as you drip from my presence change occurs and as The oil of Unity dripped off Aaron's beard down his robe saturating the Tassels of My Word, truly you My Bride must fill your lamps with this Oil of Intimacy for Me to complete you in Me . . . Leviticus 6:13 Fire shall be kept burning continually on the altar; it is not to go out Matthew 14:36 36 They were begging Him that they might only touch the tassel on His robe. And as many as touched it...
  • Is Russia breaking the Geneva Convention by using deadly white phosphorus in Syria?

    11/30/2015 5:24:44 PM PST · by Libloather · 50 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/30/15 | Imogen Calderwood
    Is Russia breaking the Geneva Convention by using deadly white phosphorus in Syria? Claims that images and footage show incendiary being dropped on civilians Numerous reports claim that Russia has dropped deadly white phosphorus on civilians in northwest Syria, as its intensive bombing campaign against ISIS continues. The chemical weapon is banned under the Geneva Convention, because it is highly toxic and can burn through flesh and bone. White phosphorus, an incendiary also known as WP, is used by armies to illuminate targets during the night or as a smokescreen during the day. Shocking images posted to Twitter show the...
  • Lavrov Speaks to Press Following Meeting With Kerry on Syria (Talks Failed)

    10/23/2015 9:34:36 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 5 replies
    Sputnik ^ | 10-23-2015 | Sputnik
    Top diplomats of Russia, US, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia have discussed a range of global issues, including the ongoing situation in Syria. Russian, US, Saudi Arabian and Turkish foreign ministers discussed specific ideas on the situation in Syria during their meeting in Vienna, and decided to maintain contacts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. "We have expressed a number of specific ideas on all issues which were discussed with our colleagues from the United States, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, these ideas will be continued, I hope. We have agreed to continue contacts, and we stressed the need to make...
  • Syracuse Man Threatens to Kill Geneva Police Officers in Facebook Post

    09/08/2015 6:18:56 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 11 replies
    Copyright © 2015 Finger Lakes Daily News ^ | 9/7/2015 10:36:20 AM | By Fred von Wiegen
    <p>Geneva Police are investigating a Facebook post by a Syracuse man threatening to kill Geneva Police Officers. The entry on Facebook by Michael Lawler, a one time resident of Geneva, reads: "Hello Geneva Police Department you will no longer kill my people you got me once that's on me next time I will kill your officers if you continue to harass me. Man to man, killer to killer. Leave my people alone."</p>
  • Man posts threat to the Geneva PD

    09/07/2015 5:44:53 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 13 replies
    FingerLakes1.com ^ | 9/6/15 @ 3:35 pm
    A Facebook post was captured Sunday afternoon from a male threatening the lives of Officers of the Geneva Police Department.