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Olga Brajnović
Olga Brajnović

Journalist. In my fifties. I've worked for 26 years in a newspaper in Spain. I worked for two years as a stringer and correspondent in the US, and went as a special envoy to other places like the Balkans. Sea lover. Avid reader. Classic Music enthusiast.

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Pope Francis signs an important document with muslims in Abu Dhabi 

Abut peace,mutual respect, human rights, women's rights and freedom

The recent travel of the Pope Francis to Qatar and the Unite Emirates has produced an important agreement about the faith and the respect between muslims and Christians, the dignity of all the human lives and the peace, signed by the same Pope and the grand Imam of Al Azhar last February 4th. I consider […]

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Three journalists killed in January 

There are 334 jailed, mostly in China, Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Syria.  

Reporters Without Borders has asked the authorities of Mexico to investigate if the killing of Rafael Murúa Manríquez, 34, was connected with his work as a radio journalist. All the evidences are pointing to that connection, because Murúa had had death threats linked to his journalistic work and his criticism of the mayor of Mulegé, […]

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Crucial medical supplies airlifted to north-east Syria to meet ‘desperate need’

at least eight children died last week in a desert camp for extreme cold an lack of medical care

In response to the growing health needs of people in north-east Syria, the World Health Organization (WHO) has airlifted urgent medical supplies to the region, for the second time this month. “Hundreds of thousands of Syrians in the northeast are in desperate need of health care services”, Elizabeth Hoff, WHO Representative in Syria said on Wednesday. Targeting […]

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Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian need

Too many years of violence and very little attention from the rest of the world

  Since November, more than 80,000 Nigerians have been forcibly displaced due to ongoing violence in the north-east, adding to two million people already displaced by violence, or forced across the country’s borders as refugees, the UN humanitarian coordination office (OCHA) said on Tuesday. Source: Nigeria: Armed conflict continues to uproot thousands, driving up humanitarian […]

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To my readers

Since ten years ago, I have kept this blog about current news I stopped updating in October 2017 for lack of time to stay on top of them. Lots of things have happened since then. My mom got seriously ill and passed away. I have taken care of her till the end. I feel very […]

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Poor Barcelona

Barcelona used to be a friendly city and now is the stage of the most absurd and incomprehensible chaos.

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Pope Francis in Central Africa

Pope Francis has been brave in his visit to the Central African Republic where there were many security concerns. He has made an appeal to peace and has talked about forgiveness and reconciliation and the power of prayer to people who have suffered the horrors of war and violence. He celebrated an advance of the […]

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Mourning for Paris

The terrorists have created chaos, fear, incredible pain, and destruction on lives among ordinary people who were having fun as is common in the beginning of the occidental weekend. A concert, a dinner, a football match have become scenes of panic and death. The terrorists want to disrupt the normal way of life in Occident and spread fear among the people.

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Creepy Risk

The first advice I got when I arrived was: don’t step on the dirt, only the asphalt or the concrete. the place had been sown with landmines and nobody on my side of the city had the map of where those lethal devices were placed. Take a shortcut to go from one place to another was a creepy risk. Today thousands of refugees risk their lives fleeing from the war in Syria, crossing the Mediterranean, trying to reach Germany.

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Some 3,300 people a day still arriving on Lesvos

Despite dangerous sea conditions, the United Nations refugee agency today reported that the number of refugees and migrants arriving on Lesvos continues to be high, at an average of 3,300 people per day so far in November.

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