France to Maintain Presence of Blue Helmets in Lebanon

1 Paris, Dec 10. -France decided to maintain the presence of the Blue Helmets in Lebanon, in spite of the attack in which five French soldiers and a Lebanese civilian were injured.The French government comunicated the decision on Friday and condemned the attack while called the Lebanese authorities to do as much as possible so that the responsible people for

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UN Fears Famine Worsening in Somalia

4 United Nations, Nov 19. -The UN has envisioned a possible worsening of the famine in several parts of Somalia, a crisis which may continue in 2012, in spite of a relatively positive impact of increasing humanitarian assistance.According to Valerie Amos, UN secretary general in charge of the assistance, the increasing assistance helped to alleviate famine-hit regions like Bay, Bakool

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Global Tourism Expected to Grow by 2030

5 Havana, Oct 13. -In spite of current obstacles posed by wars and uncertainties, the global tourism industry expects a significant increase in operations by 2030.Reports from the World Tourism Organization estimate that by that time, more than 1.70 billion people will be part of the world market of travel and leisure. Reports indicate that despite encouraging figures, the growth

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