Posts Tagged ‘decade’

After a decade of democracy, Tunisians thirst for economic freedom

With a decade of democracy under their belt, Tunisians enjoy representative democracy, a rarity in the region. Despite gains in political freedoms, many are fleeing the country due to economic woes that have worsened over the last 10 years. For more stories from The Media Line go to Tunisia is the sole nation to […]

Lessons From A Decade Of Student Activism In The UK

Above photo: Students demonstrate against cuts and fees in London. November 10, 2010. Andrew Moss / Flickr. The pandemic has exposed the disgraceful failures of market reforms in the British higher education sector. But the resistance of students continues. Ten years ago, tens of thousands of students flooded the streets of London protesting against fees, […]

Italy Plunged Into Its Worst Blackout In A Decade

Rome was plunged into darkness early Sunday morning, as a five-hour blackout struck most of Italy including Vatican City. About 110 trains were stranded when the power went out and hundreds of people were trapped […] The post Italy Plunged Into Its Worst Blackout In A Decade appeared first on News Punch. 00 Hits: 0

Netanyahu to make first official visit to Egypt in more than a decade

Browse > Home / News / Netanyahu to make first official visit to Egypt in more than a decade December 11, 2020 Agencies Read on for article Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to head to Egypt for a state visit in the coming days, at the request of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, officials […]

Worldwide Government Restrictions on Religious Freedoms Highest in More Than a Decade

    The Washington D.C. based research centre has been analysing and tracking trends for over a decade. The data also included a rise from 2017 to 2018 in the number of governments using force in the form of detentions and physical abuse to coerce religious groups. As of 2018, 25 of the 56 countries […]

Israel razes Bedouin campsite in largest West Bank demolition in a decade

Israeli bulldozers flanked by soldiers demolished a small Bedouin village in the Jordan Valley in the West Bank on Tuesday morning, rendering around 73 Palestinians — including 41 children — homeless, according to the United Nations. International observers visited Khirbet Humsa, close to the West Bank city of Tubas, on Wednesday, finding destroyed tents, smashed […]

Same Story, Different Decade: How WHO’s Definition of a Global Pandemic Benefits Big Pharma

The Facts: Sangulani (Maxwell) Chikumbutso has invented an electric system that runs off a battery. The unique thing is the battery charges itself with electromagnetic radiation that’s present naturally in the environment. It can run forever. Reflect On: Why do these technologies never see the light of day? Why are they usually ridiculed and brushed […]

Half of Drug-Induced Abortions in Scotland Committed at Home, Figures Highest in a Decade

(Evangelical Focus) — 13,583 pregnancies were terminated in Scotland (UK) in the year 2019, 297 more than in 2018, official figures released in August showed. It is the second highest number of abortions ever, only below the figures of 2008. “Half of all terminations were to women in their twenties in 2019,” the report issued […]

Evil Politician of the Decade: Hillary Clinton

Posted on 28 Jul 2016 by El*A*Kwents — 4 Comments Excerpt from Trance Formation of America: SOURCE: Hall’s wife led me away and locked me in a back bedroom. After an indeterminate period of time, I heard her telephone Hillary at the guest villa. She then drove me up the mountain through the dark to meet with Hillary Clinton. Although […]


State of the Nation Joe Biden’s precipitous and startling mental deterioration has become“the elephant in the room” throughout the 2020 election cycle, and especially during the campaign’s homestretch. Really, why are so very few talking heads talking about the glaring mental incapacitation of the notorious Democrat nominee for POTUS? The President of the United States of […]

UK employment falls by biggest amount in over a decade (You don’t say – I wonder why that could be)

Employment in the UK fell by the largest amount in over a decade between April and June, official figures show. Employment decreased by 220,000 on the quarter, said the Office for National Statistics. This was the largest quarterly decrease since May to July 2009, during the depths of the last financial crisis. Unemployment has not […]

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing Above Photo: Climate justice activists protest the Dakota Access pipeline outside the White House in February 2017. (Flickr / Stephen Melkisethian) On March 24, I stood in the rain in front of City Hall in Bellingham, Washington with some 3,000 people for […]

2018-2028: The Most Dangerous Decade

By Chris Kanthan Every 80 years, nations often experience colossal events. There are different theories about this cycle – for example, the Fourth Turning theory focuses on the cyclical strengths of institutions versus individuals. Others surmise that four generations after a major crisis, there are no more older people to warn the society, […]

Best Buy’s Geek Squad Working With FBI For Over A Decade

Best Buy’s Geek Squad Working With FBI For Over A Decade Above: Geek Squad technicians at work in company’s repair facility in Hillview, KY in 2012 from Bloomberg-Getty Images Update: A Best Buy spokesperson confirmed to reporters that at least four Geek Squad employees received payments from the FBI. After the prosecution of a California doctor revealed the […]

UK: Male victims of sexual abuse rise 300% in the past decade

     The number of males reporting being raped has seen a staggering increase of almost 300 percent in the past decade, new figures reveal. With some charities claiming the figures are just the tip of the iceberg. According to the Office for National Statistics, the number of men reporting sexual offences, including rape, rose from […]

FDA bans flu tests in the middle of the worst epidemic in a decade, leaving doctors desperate CDC continues to urge everyone to get the vaccine

(Natural News) Sometimes it just seems like governmental bureaucrats either don’t care about human life or are actively out to destroy it. In a recent example of this, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned two rapid flu test brands, Osom and QuickVue, insisting that they performed “poorly, resulting in many misdiagnosed […]

Russia floats brand new hydrofoil passenger ship after two-decade pause

Hydrofoil works similarly to a regular aerofoil, creating lift for a moving craft. A speeding hydrofoil ship rises above the water with only the foils staying under it, greatly reducing drag and allowing greater speeds to be reached. A French hydrofoil trimaran called “Hydroptère” set the world sailing speed record in 2009 and remains the […]

Expanding Horizons Key to BRICS’ Second Golden Decade

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The Sun Just Unleashed A Monster Solar Flare, The Strongest In A Decade

Next Story Have you ever seen the Northern and Southern Lights? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) predict that with the recent solar flares, the Auroras will be visible and can extend southward into the continental United States, from Washington and Idaho in the West to Indiana and Ohio in the […]

Working Together to Usher in the Second “Golden Decade” of BRICS Cooperation

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DEA Allowed Criminal Cops to Build Their Own Drug Empires for Over a Decade

According to the Advocate, Chad Scott, the former leader of the task force has been fired in the midst of the investigation. It was reported that Scott and some of the officers working under him had a massive operation selling painkillers and that they would sometimes sell other drugs that they managed to steal […]

More ‘confident & capable’ Russia could emerge over next decade – Pentagon

The report, released by the Pentagon’s intelligence arm on Wednesday, paints Moscow as being increasingly wary of the US.  US repeatedly interfered in Russian elections – Putin It specifically notes the Kremlin’s “deep and abiding distrust of US efforts to promote democracy around the world and what it perceives as a US campaign to impose […]

Death toll reaches 100 as Sri Lanka hit by ‘worst’ flooding in over a decade (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Center (DMC) said in a statement on Saturday that the death toll from the devastating floods climbed to 100. The number of missing was revised down to 99 from the initial 110. Authorities say that most of the deaths were due to mountainsides collapsing on homes. Boats and helicopters were deployed […]

Start New Year, New Decade With Laughter

[ad_1] It is been a rough calendar year – certainly a rough 10 years. On indicating goodbye to the initial 10 years of the new century – 2000 to 2009 – called ‘the worst 10 years ever’, can we search forward to much better occasions? We have suffered with extra terrorist assaults than at any […]

A decade of militarized drug policies in Mexico has created more violence and more human rights violations

     51 people die every day in Mexico’s war on drugs, but neither drugs nor drug trafficking are decreasing, while human rights violations have soared. Mexico decided over ten years ago to militarize their drug policies and rely on the armed forces to conduct counter-narcotic operations and other public safety tasks. The so-called “war on […]

The Decade-Long U.S. Campaign to Foment Syria’s “Revolution” and Unseat Assad

President Bush gives his State of the Union address on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2002. Bush fleshed out his vision for the war on terrorism beyond Afghanistan, to a dozen countries that he said harbor terrorists and “an axis of evil” of three more that seek weapons of mass destruction, including Syria. (AP/J.Scott Applewhite) […]

Artificial Intelligence To Take Over Half of All Jobs In Next Decade

Robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will replace humans in 50 percent of all jobs in just ten years, says Kai-Fu Lee, founder of venture capital firm Sinovation Ventures and a reputable Chinese technologist. AI is the “singular thing that will be larger than all of human tech revolutions added together, including electricity, the industrial revolution, […]

Artificial intelligence to take over half of all jobs in next decade – China’s top techie

  AI is the “singular thing that will be larger than all of human tech revolutions added together, including electricity, the industrial revolution, the internet, mobile internet – because AI is pervasive,” the technologist said at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing as quoted by CNBC. […]

German foreign intelligence spied on Interpol for more than a decade – report

The BND spied not only on Interpol headquarters in the French city of Lyon, but also on a number of the organization’s liaison offices located in Austria, Denmark, Belgium, Greece, Spain, Italy and the US, the German magazine reports, citing the report it had seen, adding that the agency carried out its surveillance activities on […]

Letters to Hillary

Dear Hillary Rodham Clinton, I am voting for you to be our first woman president because Sisterhood is Powerful, and who doesn’t love power? For a woman to be accepted as “one of the boys,” she has to be twice as good at the things boys like. War, for instance. That’s you, Sister! As Senator, […]

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