An ambitious project to raise awareness about rising insecurity and mass displacement in the Sahel has resulted in an original musical score from Mali songwriter Vieux Farka Touré. In partnership with the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian …
15 October BCFIF statement following the passing of its co-chairman, Sir David Amess MP, after being stabbed in a constituency meeting in Leigh-on-Sea The Rt Hon David Jones MP issued following statement today, on 15 October, on behalf of the British …
Governments have gathered at the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank this week as the economic forecast shows employment falling behind growth. There is a global deficit of vaccines and a shortage of decent work must be addressed to avoid …
The official countdown to COP26 is on! In two weeks, world leaders will get together in Glasgow, Scotland, to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. Young people, environmental activists, indigenous …
GENEVA (15 October 2021) – On the first anniversary of the murder of French school teacher Samuel Paty, UN experts paid tribute to his commitment to teaching human rights values and said the best way to honour him is to defy fundamentalism and defend …
In the United States of America, October 11 is now declared as Indigenous Peoples’ Day . This year, President Joe Biden proclaimed Indigenous Peoples’ Day to celebrate “ the invaluable contributions and resilience of Indigenous peoples” and recognize …
Geneva – The European Commission intends to continue providing Libyan authorities with material support instrumental for interceptions and detention of sea migrants despite late mass arrests, indiscriminate shootings and a recent UN report stating …
Geneva – The Houthi group’s continued siege of the Al-Abdiyah District, south of the Ma’rib Governorate, in light of the severe shortage of most of the basic materials is of grave concern, Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor said in a statement. …
Participants in the world’s first Congress to decolonize conservation have released a manifesto calling for a total halt to new Protected Areas which exclude Indigenous and local communities. The “Marseille Manifesto: a people’s manifesto for the …
by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News The European Union database of suspected drug reaction reports is EudraVigilance, and they are now reporting 27,247 fatalities, and 2,563,768 injuries, following COVID-19 injections. A Health Impact News subscriber from Europe reminded us that this database maintained at EudraVigilance is only for countries in Europe who are part of the European Union … Continue reading “27,247 Deaths 2,563,768 Injuries Following COVID Shots in European Database – Taiwan Records More Deaths from Vaccine than Virus”
The Russian Aerospace Forces will receive several fifth-generation Su-57 fighter aircraft by the end of the year. More than 70 new aircraft will be supplied to the troops before 2027, representatives of Rostec Corporation said. The Russian state corporation thus responded to The National Interest publication, which earlier claimed in its article that the Russian … Continue reading “Russian Aerospace Forces to receive over 70 new Sukhoi Su-57 fighter before 2027”
That travel restrictions are relaxing worldwide will be very visible at Schiphol in the coming period.
The coronavirus vaccines protect against transmission of the Delta variant of the virus, the RIVM wrote based on research with data from August and September this year.
The documentary series De Kinderen van Ruinerwold won the Gouden Televizier-Ring 2021 on Thursday.
The vast majority of Covid-19 patients who recently ended up in intensive care were not vaccinated against the coronavirus disease.
Coronavirus infections in the Netherlands are up around 50 percent this week, with the seven-day moving average at 3,020 on Thursday. That is the highest since August 3.
The manufacturers of the Comirnaty Covid-19 vaccine are seeking approval to use their jab to protect children from the ages of 5 through 11 against the coronavirus disease.
ABN Amro believes that digital currencies can lead to a greater level of prosperity.
The electric car is becoming increasingly popular in the Netherlands. In 2020, the number of plug-in cars increased by 38 percent to a total of 273,000, reports Statistics Netherlands (CBS).
Three Americans suspected of involvement in a contract murder in Bergen, Noord-Limburg, will be extradited from the United States very soon.
While sex work has been a legal profession in the Netherlands since 2000, only three of the 352 Dutch municipalities allow the practice at home.
WASHINGTON—Paving the way for the committee to seek criminal charges against the political advisor, former Trump strategist Steve Bannon defied a subpoena from the January 6 Select Committee on the grounds that he would be digesting a whole wild boar over the next six months, sources confirmed Friday. “Unfortunately,…Read more…
For decades, there’s been one question that’s tortured gamers of all ages and stripes: How did the original team of developers behind Goldeneye 007 make out? Well, after a robust inquiry put forth by our investigative journalism unit, we at OGN are happy to confirm that the creators of one of the most influential…Read more…
The CIA gained intimate access to your development by detaining your parents at a black site and pretending to be them for decades.Read more…
The get-rich-quick scheme, banned in China and elsewhere, is invading U.S. communities unchecked, posing as an “equalizing, democratizing” currency. It’s not.
Our system of food production is broken. The current global food system, which supports the industrialisation and corporatisation of food and its production, is harmful to our health, destroys the environment, exacerbates the climate crisis and drives inequality, especially among the already vulnerable and women. There is enough food produced to feed everyone on this … Continue reading “Building better food systems for people and nature”
Exponent Energy, a Bengaluru-based startup, has built a battery pack and charging station called E-pack and E-pump, respectively. The startup claims that together they unlock a 0 to 100% rapid charge within 15 minutes for all commercial vehicles, irrespective of the number of wheels. They’re doing this using affordable lithium-ion cells and delivering a warranty … Continue reading “This Startup’s Battery Pack & Charging Station Will Charge Your EV in 15 Mins”
They are young, enthusiastic, talkative, and passionately in love with the internet, smartphones, drones, agricultural farming and ‘jugaad’. They are the new sensation on YouTube, having amassed 182 lakh (18.2 million) subscribers for their channel Indian Farmer, within three years since June 2018. The duo in their mid-20s belong to a very small town called … Continue reading “Meet the ‘Farm Influencers’ Whose YouTube Videos Are Helping Millions of Farmers”
IT’S been a bad week for the Durst family following not only New York real estate heir Robert Durst’s guilty verdict for the murder of his best friend, but also the incarceration of his far-removed cousin Fred for crimes against music. “I did it all for the nookie!” screamed the 51-year-old Limp Bizkit frontman as… … Continue reading “Fred Durst Sentenced To Life For The Nookie”
RICH WHITE people everywhere who presumed their wealth would insulate them from punishment for crimes ranging from fraud, assault, murder and minor war crimes are said to be in a state of panic following the handing down of a life sentence to Robert Durst, the subject of HBO documentary ‘The Jinx’. “This isn’t the America… … Continue reading “Chaos In US Justice System As Rich Man Pays For Crimes”
SERIOUS CONCERN has been expressed for the health of former US president Bill Clinton during a hospital stay as staff report he is too weak to carry out the sort of sexual harrasment that would minimised and referred to by ‘just Bill being Bill’ by Democrats. “We staffed the ward he is on with all… … Continue reading “Worry For Clinton As He’s Too Weak In Hospital To Even Pinch Nurses Bottoms”
ART fans eager to make an investment that will yield year-on-year growth have caused ructions in a London auction house today, as a wall pissed on by the mysterious ‘Banksy’ went under the hammer. Phone lines crashed and online bidding was suspended as the 6ft by 6ft section of wall, removed from the outside of… … Continue reading “Wall Banksy Took Drunken Leak Against Sells For £30mn”
by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News The battle between Chicago Police and Mayor Lori Lightfoot continued today as the City of Chicago filed a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against Chicago Police Union boss, John Catanzara, to silence him from speaking publicly and encouraging officers to not comply with the city’s mandate to file their COVID-19 … Continue reading “Chicago Mayor Gets Judge to Temporarily Silence Police Union Boss Catanzara from Telling Officers to Refuse Vaccine Mandate – Catanzara Responds by Announcing he is Running for Mayor of Chicago”
Our lives revolve around food. It’s part of our cultures and our heritages, and our social interactions are often centered on it. Yet, it’s a privilege to be able to have meals every day. Even though the world produces more than enough food to feed everyone, 811 million people still go hungry. Poverty and inequality … Continue reading “4 myths about industrial agriculture”
The former president insists he is the victim of political persecutionOriginally published on Global VoicesA woman at Thursday’s protest held a rose aloft, symbolizing the Rose Revolution which swept Saakashvili to power in 2003. Photo: Mariam Nikuradze/OC Media. This article by Shota Kincha was first published on OC Media. An edited version is republished here … Continue reading “Thousands rally in Tbilisi demanding freedom for imprisoned former president”
The capital’s light rail might never be built, and the corrupt officials that stole public funds might never be convicted.
China is sending three astronauts to spend six months aboard its space station – which it built after being excluded from the ISS.
Jerusalem needs help from Washington to prevail in a terrible conflict.
The dystopian series reflects a “winner-take-all” mentality and South Koreans’ economic frustrations ahead of presidential elections.
Donor countries are questioning the merits of a broken system. They must radically reevaluate how they deliver aid—not stop providing it.
China’s method for blocking sanctions regimes.
A Hong Kong court has granted bail to a former spokesperson for the now-disbanded group Student Politicism, but three of its ex-leaders were ordered to remain in custody pending trial under the Beijing-imposed national security law. The High Court on Friday approved a bail application by Jessica Chu, 18, a Hong Kong Baptist University student … Continue reading “Security law: Ex-Student Politicism spokesperson granted bail, three others remain in custody pending trial”
“Do you want to continue with this medication?” asks an actor portraying a doctor in a new political ad, holding a pill bottle out to a fictional patient. When the patient nods, the fake doctor turns left to two people in dark suits, who frown and shake their heads. “I’m sorry,” the doctor tells the … Continue reading “Conservative Dark-Money Groups Push Deceptive Ads Against Biden’s Agenda”
The Peruvian president’s first months in office have been characterized by chaos, extremism, and—critics say—sheer incompetence.
This week in FP’s international news quiz: The Taliban seek international recognition, a scandal rocks the IMF, and Iraq holds elections.
Amman should reannex the West Bank to end Israel’s illegal occupation, bring peace and prosperity, and give Palestinians democratic rights.
A collapsing state risks creating a catastrophic refugee crisis.
The land debate is a tussle for power between an indigenous kingdom and an authoritarian state.
Earlier this week, the new Vice President for Public Safety of Johns Hopkins University and Hopkins Medicine Branville Bard Jr. discussed the university’s planned armed private police force in an internal email sent to “the Johns Hopkins Community” and obtained by Battleground Baltimore. The email is light on specifics and heavy on, well, saying the … Continue reading “Battleground Baltimore: Plan for Johns Hopkins cops continues, ‘reform’ talk in tow”