Posts Tagged ‘asked’

Data Firm Head: China Has Asked WHO to Let it Run Global Vaccine Passport System

The chairman of data firm PANDA claims that China has asked the World Health Organization to appoint Beijing to oversee a global vaccine passport system, an ominous prospect given how China’s social credit score system operates. During an interview at the inaugural BizNews Investment Conference, Nick Hudson explained why this was such a chilling development, […]

Turkey insists that Libya has not asked to cancel military cooperation 

An advisor to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan advisor has denied media reports which claim that the head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Menfi, has asked Ankara to cancel the 2018 military cooperation agreement between Turkey and the previous Government of National Accord in Tripoli. Yasin Aktay accused French media of fabricating the story. […]

Public asked to find a name for Tel Aviv’s new garbage truck

Tel Aviv’s newest sanitation truck needs a name. The municipality is holding a contest to name its latest garbage truck, a quieter, German-made Faun Rotopress that can hold more refuse and will therefore require fewer trips down Tel Aviv’s narrow streets. Contestants can enter their pick for the truck’s name on the contest website by […]

Report: Israel Asked Abbas to Call off Palestine Elections

Posted on March 21, 2021 by uprootedpalestinians March 20, 2021 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. (Photo: Mahmoud Abbas Facebook Page) Head of Israel’s Shin Bet Security Agency Nadav Argaman has secretly met with Palestinian Authority (PA), Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and Fatah President Mahmoud Abbas and asked him to call off Palestinian elections, Israeli media […]

Zeldin gets testy when asked if Biden won election

“I ask it very intentionally that he won the presidential election,” Lizza said. “Yes, and then I went on to continue an answer,” Zeldin said. “If you would like to give my answer for me, you can go ahead and do that. But I thought I was going to be here to answer my own […]

Biden’s Handlers Panic at the Prospect of Him Being Asked a Question

Joe Biden refused to denounce China’s Uyghur genocide during his CNN appearance last night, asserting that the Communist country’s systematic oppression of minorities was just a different cultural norm. Yes, really. Despite the Trump administration and his own characterizing Beijing’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims as a genocide, Biden furiously backpedaled after he was asked about […]

We asked governors what they want from Biden. Here’s what they told us.

In his inaugural address, Biden issued an appeal for “unity” and a revival of functional government. The weeks since — with an impeachment trial and gaping differences over the size of a pandemic relief package — have made clear the low probability in the near-term of changing the relentless partisanship of the nation’s capital. But […]

Final post of slain Myanmar protester asked ‘how many dead bodies’ it would take for UN to act

A day before he was killed in the military’s brutal crackdown on Myanmar’s protests, IT engineer Nyi Nyi Aung Htet Naing posted on Facebook asking “how many dead bodies” were needed before the world would stand up and take action. The 23-year-old protester, who lost his life on Sunday, was part of the demonstrations which […]

‘How many dead bodies?’ asked Myanmar protester killed on bloodiest day

The day before he was killed, internet network engineer Nyi Nyi Aung Htet Naing had posted on Facebook about the increasingly violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Myanmar. “#How_Many_Dead_Bodies_UN_Need_To_Take_Action,” he wrote, in reference to the United Nations. He was among the first shot dead in Myanmar’s biggest city of Yangon on Sunday, the bloodiest […]

Czech president Zeman reveals Prague has asked Putin to supply Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine without EU drug watchdog certification

Czech President Milos Zeman says he has sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, asking for a Sputnik V vaccine shipment. Zeman said that Prague won’t insist on EU agency approval for use of the jab. Speaking to CNN Prima News on Saturday, Zeman revealed that the letter to the Russian leader was penned […]

Israel asked Russia’s Help in Returning an Israeli ‘Girl’ Arrested in Syria

 ARABI SOURI FEBRUARY 17, 2021 Israel is pressuring its Russian ally to secure a release of an ‘Israeli girl arrested after Syria by mistake’ offering to release two kidnapped Syrians in exchange, multiple sources confirmed. SANA, the Syrian official news agency, reported on the news and confirmed there’s a Russian mediation ongoing effort to release the […]

New York assemblymember: Cuomo ‘berated me,’ asked me to lie about alleged cover-up

Cuomo’s office released a statement from an adviser to the governor who was with Cuomo for the call, which said Kim was lying about the call. “At no time did anyone threaten to ‘destroy’ anyone with their ‘wrath’ nor engage in a ‘coverup,’” the statement from the governor’s office said. “That’s beyond the pale and […]

Election panel asked to bar Israeli Arab Labor party candidate

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Italy granted her a Holocaust survivors’ pension, then asked for it back

In 2012, Messauda Fadlun received a letter from the Italian government asking her to return all the money she had been receiving as part of a restitution program for those racially persecuted by the fascist regime during World War II. Fadlun, an Italian-Libyan Jew, and her family were shocked. “We thought there had been a […]

Josh Hawley: ‘Every Democrat Member of Congress Should Be Asked to Disavow’ Biden ‘Disgusting’ Nazi Comparison

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) responded to Joe Biden’s statement comparing him and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels Friday by calling upon Democrat members of Congress to “be asked to disavow” Biden’s “disgusting comments.” A press statement from Hawley’s office referred to Biden’s comparison as “undignified, immature, and intemperate behavior”: President-elect Biden […]

‘Absolute silence’: Journalists asked to sign confidentiality agreement over report into child abuse by German Catholic Church

Journalists in the German city of Cologne have walked out of a press conference after Catholic Church officials asked them to sign a confidentiality agreement pledging their silence over an unpublished report into child abuse. The Archdiocese of Cologne organized the event to discuss the methodology of the report, which Archbishop Rainer Maria Woelki said […]

Jake Paul Asked if Knocking Out Black Man in a Boxing Match Was Racist

    YouTuber Jake Paul, who beat former NBA star Nate Robinson in a boxing match last month, was asked by a VICE host if knocking out Robinson was racist. Yes, really. Paul, who previously fought another black opponent in YouTuber Deji, achieved a second round knockout victory over Robinson in a fight that was […]

Imprisoned Pastor’s Son Asked to Renounce Faith, Faces Death Threats in Vietnam

Photo Credit: Van Long Bui/Pixabay Vietnam (International Christian Concern) – Prior to International Human Rights Day on Dec. 10, Radio Free Asia’s (RFA) Vietnamese service spoke to several human rights groups to learn about the erosion of human rights in the country.  … According to RFA, Pastor Y Yich of Dak Doa town, Gia Lai […]

Retired Israeli General: Space Aliens Asked Trump Not to Expose ‘Galactic Federation’

Retired Israeli general and space security chief Prof. Haim Eshed said during an interview with Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot last week that extraterrestrials have been in contact with the governments of the United States and Israel for years. Eshed claimed U.S. President Donald Trump was on the verge of revealing this secret before the “Galactic […]

‘No one asked me how I feel about combat service. What about options that don’t involve lugging a rifle?’

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Hundreds Of Thousands Of Jobless People Are Being Asked To Repay Benefits

Above photo: Ahmad Ghabboun made his living delivering packages for Amazon Flex and driving for Uber before the pandemic. Jovelle Tomayo. He Made a Minor Mistake Filling Out an Unemployment Form. Then the State Demanded $14,990 From Him. State unemployment agencies are discovering errors in payments affecting hundreds of thousands of jobless Americans. Even when […]

Shell Oil asked what YOU are willing to do to reduce climate change, enraging advocates and activists

On Monday, Shell put out a Twitter poll asking what YOU are willing to change to help reduce emissions:  📊 What are you willing to change to help reduce emissions? #EnergyDebate — Shell (@Shell) November 2, 2020 As one could imagine, this tweet did not go over very well. According to Green Matters, out of […]

Coronavirus: Nurses with COVID-19 asked to carry on working at under pressure hospital in Belgium

A hospital at the centre of a coronavirus hotspot in Belgium is asking its nurses to carry on working even if they test positive for COVID-19. Liege, situated in the east near the border with the Netherlands, has the highest coronavirus incidence rate in Belgium. Coronavirus-positive nurses at a hospital in Liege have been asked […]

‘The Lord Ain’t Ready for Me’: Oldest Living American Cites Faith When Asked About Longevity

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hester Ford, the oldest living American, is not ashamed to cite her faith when speaking to others about her long life. She believes that she is still here because it is not her time yet. “I’m living for the Lord, hun,” Ford told Yahoo News in an interview. While there is discrepancy […]

Former PM Saad Hariri asked to form Lebanon’s next government

Lebanon’s president asked former premier Saad Hariri to form the country’s next government Thursday after he secured enough votes from lawmakers – bringing back an old name to lead the country out of its dire political and economic crises. Hariri resigned from the post a year ago amid nationwide protests by a public angered by […]

Joe Biden Storms Off When Asked About FBI Seizing Hunter’s Laptop, Calls Lid On Campaign Events Until Thursday

Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden stormed away from a press briefing after a reporter asked him about allegations surrounding his son Hunter’s foreign business dealings and revelations the FBI seized his laptop last year via subpoena. The Biden campaign later called a lid on campaign events until after Thursday’s presidential debate, with Biden now back at […]

Thousands of Palestinian ‘collaborators’ asked Israel for refuge. Less than one percent got it

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Debate Moderator Who Asked Scaramucci “Should I Respond to Trump” Claims His Twitter Account Was Hacked

C-SPAN’s Steve Scully, who was scheduled to be the moderator for the next presidential debate, is apparently claiming that his Twitter account was “hacked” after he sent a tweet to anti-Trump former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci asking him for advice. The controversy began when Scaramucci responded to a tweet that appeared as if […]

Dutch MPs asked to reconsider burqa ban as women report rise in abuse

The Dutch government is being asked to reconsider a law banning face coverings in some public spaces after a new report suggests it’s led to an increase in physical and verbal abuse. The so-called burqa ban has been in place since August 2019 and women who cover their faces on public transport or in buildings […]

Hydro Tasmania asked to explain cloud seeding in catchment day before flooding

Hydro Tasmania asked to explain cloud seeding in catchment day before flooding The World Today By Will Ockenden Updated 10 Jun 2016, 5:57pm Photo: Hydro Tasmania’s website indicates cloud seeding was carried out on June 5. (ABC News: Alex Blucher) Tasmania’s government-owned energy company has been asked to explain why it conducted cloud seeding over […]

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