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Κοινό το ανδρικό DNA Ε/Κ και Τ/Κ

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Ελληνοκύπριοι και Τουρκοκύπριοι προέρχονται από την ίδια γενετική δεξαμενή, η οποία άρχισε να διαφοροποιείται μόνο τους τελευταίους αιώνες, δηλαδή από την οθωμανική κατάκτηση της Κύπρου και… ΣΩΤΗΡΗΣ ΠΑΡΟΥΤΗΣ, ΧΡΥΣΤΑ ΝΤΖΑΝΗ Πολίτης Η μελέτη -η οποία δημοσιεύτηκε στις 16 Ιουνίου 2017 στο επιστημονικό περιοδικό «PlosOne» (και είναι διαθέσιμη εδώ)- διενεργήθηκε τα… Η ερευνητική ομάδα ανέλυσε τα τελευταία δύο χρόνια δείγματα DNA που… Κοινό το ανδρικό… Y-chromosomal analysis of Greek Cypriots reveals a primarily common pre-Ottoman paternal ancestry with Turkish Cypriots Read More »

America and the Geopolitics of Upheaval

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The friendly contours of the post–Cold War system have given way to a darker and more challenging environment. Hal Brands Eric Edelman The National Interest “THE ESSENCE of a revolution is that it appears to contemporaries as a series of more or less unrelated upheavals,” Henry Kissinger wrote in… “But the crises which form the headlines of the day are symptoms of deep-seated… Kissinger wrote this passage as the postwar international system was coming under unprecedented strain, with profound shifts ... Read More »

Why the White House Is Reading Greek History

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The Trump team is obsessing over Thucydides, the ancient historian who wrote a seminal tract on war. Michael Crowley Politico The Trump White House isn’t known as a hot spot for Ivy League intellectuals. But last month, a Harvard academic slipped into the White House complex for an unusual meeting. Graham Allison, an avuncular foreign policy thinker who served under Reagan and… Why the White… Read More »

Get autistic students out of mainstream classrooms: Pauline Hanson

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Pauline Hanson has called for disabled students to be removed from mainstream classrooms and attacked teachers as “do-gooders” in a bizarre speech lamenting the state of Australia’s education… Luke Henriques Gomes  The New Daily It comes as the Turnbull government appears to have won enough Senate support to pass its controversial Gonski 2.0 schools funding… In offering her support to the government, Senator Hanson expressed concern that teachers were struggling to deal with disabled students in mainstream… Get autistic students… Read More »

‘We’re not immune’: The Project’s host Waleed Aly warns Australian Muslims could be killed by terrorists and claims far-right extremists are like Islamists after London mosque attack

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The Project’s Waleed Aly asked about an Australian anti-Muslim terror attack The Muslim TV presenter likened London mosque attack to Islamist terrorism Conservative Jewish activist Avi Yemini said it was wrong to compare the two Muslim Labor MP Anne Aly said attacks on Muslims shouldn’t be called ‘revenge’ The Project‘s Waleed Aly has suggested far-right extremists could soon kill Muslims in… Stephen Johnson For Daily Mail Australia In his daily editorial, the… ‘We’re not immune’.. Read More »

Cyprus: A call for a new strategy

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International Hellenic Association 815 Naudain Avenue, Claymont, Delaware 19703,    U.S.A www.Professors-PhDs.com – mail: IHAHellas@gmail.com 21 June 2017 The ‘Conference on Cyprus’ in Switzerland on 28 June 2017: A call for a new strategy in support & in defence of The Republic of Cyprus Mr Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations Mr Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission Mr Nicos Anastasiades, President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr Nikos Kotzias, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Greece Mr Rex ... Read More »

Al Gore: battle against climate change is like fight against slavery

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Former US vice-president says green revolution is bigger than industrial revolution and happening at faster pace than digital revolution Damian Carrington The Guardian The fight against global warming is one of humanity’s great moral movements, alongside the abolition of slavery, the defeat of apartheid, votes for women and gay rights, according to the former US vice-president and… The battle to halt climate change can be won, he said, because the… Al Gore: battle… Read More »

Κύπρος: Κάλεσμα για μία νέα στρατηγική

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International Hellenic Association 815 Naudain Avenue, Claymont, Delaware 19703, U.S.A http://www.Professors-PhDs.com – mail: IHAHellas@gmail.com Ιουνίου 21, 2017 Η ‘Διάσκεψη για την Κύπρο’ στην Ελβετία στις 28/06/2017: Κάλεσμα για μια νέα στρατηγική προς υποστήριξη και υπεράσπιση της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας Απευθύνεται προς τους: κ. Antonio Guterres, Γενικό Γραμματέα των Ηνωμένων Εθνών κ.Jean-Claude Juncker, Πρόεδρο της Ευρωπαϊκής Επιτροπής κ. Νίκο Αναστασιάδη, Πρόεδρο της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας κ. Νίκο Κοτζιά, Υπουργό Εξωτερικών της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας κ. Rex W. Tillerson, Υπουργό Εξωτερικών των Ηνωμένων Πολιτειών Αμερικής ... Read More »

Η Κίνα προτείνει τρία οικονομικά περάσματα θαλάσσιας συνεργασίας

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Η Κίνα έχει υποβάλει σχέδια για τρία θαλάσσια «γαλάζια οικονομικά περάσματα», τα οποία θα συνδέουν την Ασία με την Αφρική, την Ωκεανία και την Ευρώπη, προκειμένου να προωθηθεί η… Real ΑΠΕ-ΜΠΕ Η πρόταση αυτή συμπεριλήφθηκε στο «Όραμα για τη θαλάσσια συνεργασία στο πλαίσιο της πρωτοβουλίας Μία ζώνη, Ένας δρόμος», το οποίο δόθηκε σήμερα στη δημοσιότητα από την Εθνική Επιτροπή Ανάπτυξης και… Η Κίνα είναι διατεθειμένη να συμμετάσχει σε μια Η Κίνα προτείνει… Read More »

U.S. Distaste For Turkish Leader Erdogan May Have Reached ‘Tipping Point’

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“If Erdogan is investing in the Trump administration, I can say that he will be disappointed,” Turkish opposition leader Hişyar Özsoy said. Akbar Shahid Ahmed HuffPost WASHINGTON ― Rising American criticism of Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spurred hopes that the U.S. will take a tougher line against his repression, according to a top opposition Turkish… “They can do more,” Hişyar Özsoy, a parliamentarian associated with Turkey’s pro… U.S. Distaste For… Read More »

Government can support public interest journalism in Australia – here’s how

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Independent journalism’s importance to healthy democracies is undisputed. Johan Lidberg The Conversation In a time of rising autocratic tendencies around the world, this independent check on power is more needed than ever. This is well illustrated by US President Donald Trump’s disrespect for the balance-of-power doctrine in general and for the US judiciary in… Government can support… Read More »

Quantum entanglement is the future of the internet whether we understand it or not

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Scientists in China have taken the next step in creating an internet that can’t be hacked or compromised. Tristan Greene  Insider The future of data transfer is called quantum networking and it relies on a complex concept that takes the ‘signal’ out of sending data. Hackers can’t intercept or steal data that never travels, so there’s no signal — the source and destination, in quantum networking, are one in the… Quantum entanglement is… Read More »

The Steady but Unremarkable Clement Attlee

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Neither patriotism nor pragmatism necessarily mark one out for greatness. Dov S. Zakheim The National Interest CLEMENT ATTLEE was blessed by good fortune. Wounded at Gallipoli, he survived the military disaster while many of his comrades never left the… When an ailing George Lansbury relinquished the leadership of the Labour Party in 1935, Attlee—virtually alone among Labour’s senior front-benchers to survive the… The Steady but… Read More »

The cycle of violence that will leave the whole world toothless and blind

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Monday’s cowardly and murderous terrorist attack outside London’s Finsbury Park Mosque is the latest manifestation of the tragic cycle of retributive violence Ghandi and… Editorial The Canberra Times Coming as it did almost a year to the day after British MP, Jo Cox, was murdered in equally cowardly attack by a white supremacist terrorist who opposed her liberal views on tolerance and… One can only hope the legions of xenophobic trolls who… The cycle of… Read More »

Malcolm Fraser’s widow Tamie condemns Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s treatment of refugees in Australia

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Tamie Fraser AO, refugee advocate and wife of the late former Prime Minister Malcolm, has used World Refugee Day to criticise the current Liberal government’s stance on… ABC – Jon Faine “Last year I didn’t talk about this because there was an election coming up, but I can’t look at it any longer and say it’s OK. It’s not ok to treat refugees as they’re being treated in Australia at this… Mrs Fraser, who affectionately described herself on… Malcolm Fraser’s ... Read More »

Five takeaways from Iran’s missile strike in Syria

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Tehran’s strike was targeted at Islamic State but it also puts US bases in the region on notice and exposes the flimsiness of the Trump Administration’s Middle… M.K. Bhadrakumar Asia Times At its most obvious level, Iran’s missile attack on the Islamic State command centre in the Syrian city of Dier Ezzor on Sunday may be regarded as the demonstration of an extraordinarily innovative… Iran says it fired six ground-to-ground missiles from Islamic… Five takeaways from… Read More »