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Sewol Ferry Raised From Seabed

Sewol Ferry Raised From Seabed The dangling ramp would interfere with setting the wreck down onto the deck of a heavy lift ship, the next stage of the salvage process, and divers are working to cut the obstruction free so that work can continue. The Shanghai Salvage used a so-called "tandem lifting" to bring the ferry to the ground. The tragedy gripped the country for months, and Thursday's salvaging operations drew visceral ... Continua a leggere...

Unicef. Siria sugli attacchi ad Idlib su bambini e famiglie

E' il commento di Angela Merkel . Tillerson ha sottolineato come l'attacco richiede una "risposta seria". Trump sa che si trova davanti allo stesso bivio di Obama, tanto che ieri l'ambasciatrice Onu presso le Nazioni unite, Nikki Haley, ha ipotizzato che si possa agire da soli: quando le Nazioni unite non riescono ad agire collettivamente, ha detto, allora gli Stati sono "costretti a intraprend... Continua a leggere...

Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal

Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal Self-described "peace artisans" earlier announced a disarmament strategy in France, but ETA had not confirmed it directly. "After giving up all its weaponry (arms and explosives) to Basque civil society representatives, it is now a disarmed organization", the militant group said in a letter published by the BBC on its website. Continua a leggere...

Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Bias, 7th Circ. Rules

Title VII Bars Sexual Orientation Bias, 7th Circ. Rules The court now has a vacancy, so an " en banc " hearing would be before 11 judges. "Christensen's complaint identifies multiple instances of gender stereotyping discrimination", including his complaint that his supervisor described him as "effeminate" to others in the office and depicted him in tights and a low-cut shirt "prancing around", said the ruling, in overturning the lower court decision ... Continua a leggere...

Taiwan: US relations won't be harmed by Trump, Chinese president meeting

Taiwan: US relations won't be harmed by Trump, Chinese president meeting President Trump has put pressure on China and claimed that if they do not stand up to North Korea then the United States might possibly turn to military action. The devastation could be dramatic. South Korea's Kospi lost 0.6 per cent to 2,148.81. "Striking a country that is lobbing missiles at us is no different from enemy bombers or ships bombarding us", said Itsunori Onodera, the former de... Continua a leggere...

South Korean Specialists Prepared to Load Sunken Sewol Ferry Onto Transport Ship

It was not possible to fit the ferry into the transport vessel with the ramp hanging off its side. About 450 workers are involved in the painstaking efforts to lift the ship, which has a displacement of 6,825 tonnes but is now estimated to weigh between 8,000-8,500 tonnes including the silt piled up inside. Continua a leggere...