The government of George Papandreou (photo) announced Thursday to be ready to discuss with the'opposition the formation of a transitional government in Greece, in anticipation of parliamentary elections.
If an agreement is reached between the main political parties, the referendum proposal put forward by George Papandreou will be abandoned, it was learned from the Prime Minister. "We welcome the decision of New Democracy (the conservative opposition) to support the agreement of 26 October" concluded with the EU on Greek debt, said the spokesman of the government, Elias Mossialos. " Regarding the other proposals, we are prepared to discuss them seriously in the national interest, "he added.
The Syrian opposition met the head of the Arab League
The head of the Arab League, Nabil Al-Arabi, received it Thursday, November 3, a delegation of the Syrian National Council (CNS), which comprises the majority of opponents of President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus after the agreement on an Arab plan to end the crisis in Syria, said an opponent of Syria.
On Wednesday, the Syrian government agreed 'wholeheartedly' plan to end the crisis produced by the Arab League, which provides a complete cessation of violence, the release of those arrested in the crackdown, the departure of the Army cities and the free movement of observers and international media before the opening of a dialogue between the regime and the opposition. However, repression continues in this pays.Neuf civilians were killed Thursday morning by gunfire forces Security in Homs, in central Syrie.Les the Syrian security forces have also performed as a daily arrests.
Israel froze its contribution to Unesco
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacts, Thursday, November 3, the decision of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization give the Palestinian Authority the status of full member. Israel is contributing $ 2 million (1.45 million) annual budget of Unesco.
The decision of UNESCO, taken Monday, undermines the chances of concluding a peace agreement between Israelis and Palestinians, said a news service of Israeli Prime Minister. The United States, Israel's closest ally, had already suspended Monday evening, their participation, which for its part $ 60 million, or 22% of the budget of the institution.
Zambia: Chinese companies accused of abuse
Mining companies run by Chinese in Zambia regularly violate labor laws, requiring up to 18 hours days and ignoring safety rules. These are the charges Thursday, November 3 by the advocacy organization Human Rights Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Sources: Reuters, The Monde.fr