Saturday, January 29, 2022

Europe

Ukraine vows to ‘dismantle’ pro-Russian groups after UK claims

Ukraine said on Sunday it would continue to counter pro-Russian individuals and entities seeking to destabilize Ukraine after the UK accused Russia of seeking to install a pro-Russian leader in Kiev."Our state will continue its policy of dismantling any...

Hungary hospital fire leaves one dead, three injured

A fire at one of Hungary's largest hospitals in Budapest killed one person and injured two on Sunday, according to Hungarian police.The fire started in a detoxification unit on the ground floor of the Szent Imre hospital at around...

Erdogan says he is ready to visit Moscow for Ukraine talks

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he was ready to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow in a bid to ease rising tensions over Ukraine. The Kremlin has been cool to Erdogan's previous attempts at mediation...

The British prime minister denies lying about the lockdown party

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday "categorically" denied claims by his former senior adviser that he lied to parliament about a Downing Street party held during a strict lockdown.But appearing in public for the first time after days...

Facebook faces legal action in the UK for ‘domain’

Facebook was set to be the subject of a multi-million dollar class-action lawsuit filed on Friday by a British competition law expert, alleging that the US social network abused its dominant position with "unfair" terms. Liza Lovdahl Gormsen will sue...

Second child dies from tragedy in bouncy castle in Spain

A four-year-old girl died after an accident at a bouncy castle last week in eastern Spain, the second child to die after a gust of wind blew up the structure, local officials said Monday. Seven other children were injured when...

NATO chief warns Russia of ‘severe costs’ if Ukraine attacks

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Russia on Monday of "severe costs" if it launches a new attack on Ukraine, and said he hoped the crucial talks could chart a path to a diplomatic solution."We are working hard for a...

Swedish laboratory observes poisoned chalice in fight against malaria

Cages lined with women's mesh and crammed with mosquitoes are hidden in a Swedish laboratory. Every day, researchers feed them beet juice laced with deadly toxins, as part of a grand scheme designed to fight malaria.With hopes of field...

France gives initial nod to vaccine pass after Macron furor |

France's lower house of parliament approved a bill on Thursday at first reading that further toughens Covid's measures, after three days of tense debate fueled by President Emmanuel Macron's warning that he wanted to "piss off" non vaccinated.The bill...

France removes EU flag from Arc de Triomphe after right-wing uproar

French authorities removed a temporary installation of the European Union flag from the Arc de Triomphe monument in Paris on Sunday after right-wing opponents of President Emmanuel Macron accused him of "erasing" the French identity.The giant blue flag was...

4 dead after gas explosion that destroys a Belgian apartment block

Four people were killed in a gas explosion that destroyed two apartment blocks in northern Belgium on New Year's Eve, the local mayor told AFP on Saturday. Two women survived the blast, one of whom spent 14 hours under the...

France bans plastic packaging for fruits and vegetables

A ban on the use of plastic to package a variety of fruits and vegetables took effect in France on Saturday, to the dismay of the sector's packaging industry.Environmentalists have long campaigned against single-use plastics as pollution worsens globally,...

Thousands of People Demonstrate in Iraq to Commemorate the 2020 Assassination of the Iranian General

Thousands of supporters of the Iraqi alliance of armed groups Hashed al-Shaabi marked the second anniversary of the assassination of a revered Iranian commander and his Iraqi deputy in a US drone strike on Saturday.Chanting "Death to America," they...

Putin Says He Sees “Positive” US Response to Russia’s Security Proposals

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Washington's willingness to discuss Russia's security proposals to curb NATO's eastward expansion was "positive" amid Western fears about a major military escalation in Ukraine. Russia last week presented the United States and NATO...

AstraZeneca says reinforcement jab is effective against Omicron

British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said Thursday that a third dose, or "booster," of its Covid-19 Vaxzevria vaccine "significantly" raised antibody levels against the Omicron strain in a laboratory study.AstraZeneca also revealed in other findings that its preventive monicclonal antibody...

Small earthquakes reported outside the capital of Iceland

Iceland's capital Reykjavik was rocked by two earthquakes early Wednesday, just days after a months-long volcanic eruption whose images went viral around the world was officially declared over.The first tremor, with a magnitude of 4.1, occurred at 9:13 am...

Israel Arrests Palestinians Suspected of Killing Settler

Israel's military said on Sunday it had arrested four Palestinians suspected of gunning down a Jewish settler and wounding two others in an attack in the occupied West Bank days earlier."The four terrorists who carried out the shooting attack...

Spaniards slowly rebuild their lives after the ravages of the volcano

Just days after a volcano erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma, Roselio González's home, and a lifetime of memories, was engulfed by lava and ash.Now the 49-year-old trucker and his extended family are scattered across the island...

Angry French fishermen threaten British imports

Fishermen in northern France have threatened to cut off British imports in a bid to increase pressure on London to grant them more licenses for UK waters.Britain agreed to issue another 23 licenses to French fishermen on Saturday, a...
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 Cardi B's parents and siblings: You have more likely than not heard a ton about Cardi B, the female rapper of ongoing time. The...
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Cardi B’s parents and siblings

 Cardi B's parents and siblings: You have more likely than not heard a ton about Cardi B, the female rapper of ongoing time. The...
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