Posts Tagged ‘buries’

Photo Essay: Gaza buries medic Razan Ashraf Al-Najjar, 21, killed by Israeli sniper

Today, Palestinians mourned the funeral of 21-year-old Rawan al-Najjar, carrying her body with on top her medic vest soaked in blood, in the city of Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip. Razan al-Najjar was a medic who was shot the day before by an Israeli sniper as she was attempted to reach the injured during the protest […]

Avalanche buries cars in parking lot after roaring down Russia’s Mt Elbrus (VIDEO)

The rapid flow of snow hit the parking lot at the foot of Mount Elbrus in the North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria on Saturday, emergency services said. Peaking at 5,642 meters, Mount Elbrus is in the top ten most prominent mountains in the world, and has some very popular ski resorts.  Numerous videos released on […]

Irish and Dutch governments join Sweden in speaking out for right to call for BDS

The Dutch and Irish governments have publicly stated that calls for a boycott of Israel are legitimate, with the Dutch foreign minister saying that advocating and campaigning for Palestinian rights through the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel are “protected by the freedom of expression”. The statements dealt a serious blow to […]

US Republican Senator urges Obama to counter Iran’s influence in region

US Republican Senator John McCain says President Barack Obama must end diplomatic overtures to Iran and develop a new strategy to combat Tehran’s influence in the region. Hawkish Republican Sen. McCain made the remarks in a statement on Monday. His statement came amid media reports that Iran has conducted a medium-range ballistic missile test, Something Iran denied. McCain said: […]

Federal Spending Bill Appropriates Taxpayer Dollars to Be Used to Spread Pro-GMO Propaganda

As more food companies are opting to go “GMO-free” in response to rising public awareness, Monsanto and the biotech industry can count on their friends in government to help counter the movement. A paragraph tucked into a new spending bill would give the green light for a government propaganda campaign on behalf […]

Update: Taiwan earthquake kills 23, more than 130 trapped under collapsed building rubble

     At least 23 have died in the quake in Tainan as the city’s mayor admitted it would be ‘very difficult’ to reach 100 still trapped deep under a collapsed building Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan were fighting against the clock on Sunday to save more than 100 people still trapped beneath […]

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