Posts Tagged ‘abroad’

Parties’ demands have turned off Greeks abroad from registering to vote in national elections, PASOK-KINAL charges

The limitations that SYRIZA and other opposition parties imposed on voting by Greeks living abroad essentially “practically cancelled the large-scale electoral participation of Greeks residing abroad,” PASOK-Movement for Change (KINAL) said on Tuesday. Its press office said in a statement that “even expensive awareness campaigns failed to mobilize our fellow-Greeks who live abroad and have… […]

Which Christmas destinations abroad did Greeks choose this year

Paris, London, Rovaniemi, Vienna but also Egypt, New York and Dubai are the top destinations chosen by Greeks to spend the Christmas and New Year holidays. Of course, Munich, Budapest, Belgrade and the ski resort in Bansko are not missing from the list of options. Speaking to Proto Thema, the president of the Federation of… […]

Iran renews call for release of Iranian citizens abroad

TEHRAN— On Saturday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman urged European countries to release jailed Iranian citizens. Nasser Kanaani told IRNA that the detention and trial of Iranian national Hamid Nouri in Sweden were unconstitutional and based on baseless claims. After months of trial, Nouri was condemned to life in jail by a Swedish court. Kanaani stated […]

Millions Of Barrels From US Emergency Oil Reserve Sent Abroad, Including To China

With a growing number of people realizing that the Biden administration has drained more oil from the US strategic petroleum reserve, which is meant to be used during real emergencies not fake, made up ones such as Democrats facing a catastrophic failure at the midterm elections… Source

British Info-Warriors Kill Abroad And Sabotage Politics At Home

The British government ran a secret “black propaganda” campaign for decades, targeting Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia with leaflets and reports from fake sources aimed at destabilising cold war enemies by encouraging racial tensions, sowing chaos, inciting violence and reinforcing anti-communist ideas, newly declassified documents have revealed.

Using the ‘Jewish Question’ as a Weapon at Home and Abroad

Background: The National Socialist speakers needed to be kept up-to-date. To provide the necessary information, the party provided a variety of material. The Speaker Education Material was intended to provide information that could be used over the long term. The Redner-Schnellinformation [Speakers’ Express Information], on the other hand, provided speakers with guidelines for the immediate […]

Israelis feel abroad in Haifa

It’s hard to believe that the same streets in Haifa that are now filled with lights, decorations, and a lively Christmas atmosphere, with Jewish and Palestinian residents alike taking in the holiday spirit, were the site of shattered windows, smashed cars, vandalized shops, and the blood of those very same Palestinian residents after Jewish-supremacist mobs […]

The Incredible Stories of Thousands of Greek Orphans Taken Abroad

Greek and Armenian orphans ready themselves to board boats taking the orphans to mainland Greece in 1915. Credit: Near East Relief/Library of Congress The thousands of Greek orphans who were taken abroad from 1821 through the 1960’s were the topic of a recent seminar hosted by the Eastern Mediterranean Business Culture Alliance (EMBCA), which brought […]

Registration on Electoral Lists of Greeks Residing Abroad Begins

The platform for Greeks residing abroad to register for the Greek elections is now open. Credit: Ministry of Interior Greeks who reside abroad but have lived in Greece for two years in the last 35 years can register to vote in national elections via an online platform activated recently, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. […]

Cuba To Receive 8.7 Million Syringes From Its Residents Abroad

Above Photo: The Complex Situation Derived From The COVID-19 Pandemic And The Tightening Of The Financial, Economic And Commercial Blockade Of The United States Against Cuba Has Motivated The Articulation Of Solidarity Organizations And The Mobilization Of Cubans Living Abroad. (@EmbacubaCanada/Twitter) Some 8.7 Million Syringes And Medical And Hospital Supplies Will Soon Reach Cuba Thanks […]

UK Govt Plans To Make Covid Booster Jabs Compulsory For Trips Abroad & Care Home Staff

Government ministers in the UK are discussing plans to make booster jabs compulsory for care home staff and travel abroad as millions are set to offered a third vaccination from September. ‘The assumption is that you will be required to have the most up-to-date health passport, meaning if the advice is to have a booster […]

The People and the Unpeople: At home and abroad

JULY 17, 2021 By Francis Lee for the Saker Blog “The weak and ill-constituted shall perish: first principle of our philanthropy. And one should help them to do so … What is more harmful than any vice? Active sympathy for the ill-constituted and weak.’’ (1) Friedrich Nietzsche 1872 The Beast awakens – Second Time Around […]

Bill Clinton Took Two Previously Undisclosed Trips Abroad With Ghislaine Maxwell

As the world awaits the trial of Jeffrey Epstein ‘madame’ Ghislaine Maxwell, the Daily Mail reported Friday – citing information revealed in a forthcoming podcast – that President Bill Clinton flew on Epstein’s “Lolita Express” (the private jet belonging to the deceased billionaire and convicted pedophile) during a trip to Taiwan, Japan and China. At […]

China Tops List of Countries For Most Millionaires Moving Abroad

A recent research report published by AfrAsia Bank listed the top 10 countries in the world that had the most outflow of high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) in 2019. China topped the list with the most millionaires leaving for other countries in that year, followed by India. The study only covered HNWIs with a net worth of […]

Israelis abroad angered by new ‘forced’ passports for their children

NEW YORK – Israelis living abroad who want to travel home with their children must commit to nationalizing them or get them Israeli passports, according to new guidelines from the Interior Ministry. Many Israelis have been waiting for a year or longer due to the pandemic to visit family in Israel, and were hoping to […]

Modi Govt’s vaccine diplomacy unravels, within India and abroad

What is foreign policy worth if it stands disconnected from domestic realities? The limelight falls instead on the US’ point blank refusal to lift the ban on supply of ingredients for manufacture of vaccines… As for China, this isn’t quite the occasion to write about it, but truth be told. Suffice to say, the Indian […]

Iranian intelligence used Instagram to try and lure Israelis to meetings abroad, Shin Bet and Mossad say

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Tokyo Olympics Bans Spectators From Abroad Over COVID-19 Fears

TOKYO (AP) — Spectators from abroad will be barred from the Tokyo Olympics when they open in four months, the IOC and local organizers said Saturday. The decision was announced after an online meeting of the International Olympic Committee, the Japanese government, the Tokyo government, the International Paralympic Committee, and local organizers. The move was […]

Capitalism And Political Violence At Home And Abroad

Above photo: Nathaniel St. Clair. Question: why do both conservative and liberal governments in the U.S. install right-wing governments abroad if ‘the U.S.’ opposes right-wing political violence? While right and left politics may seem to have limited descriptive value in many current conflicts, the interests of capital, broadly considered, represent an unwavering motive for them. […]

Israel to put on hold program to send vaccines abroad amid legal scrutiny

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu froze his plan to send doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to countries friendly to Israel on Thursday, following questions of its legality.An official in the Prime Minister’s Office said that “even though not one vaccine was taken from the citizens of Israel and despite the fact that the amount [planned to […]

‘Muscular’ Foreign Policy: Media Codeword For Violence Abroad

Writing in the Washington Post , pro-war columnist Josh Rogin appeared relieved that Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his running mate for November—as opposed to a progressive like Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders, who would have called for cutting military budgets, fewer US interventions and the withdrawal of troops stationed abroad. Biden and Harris, he explained, will together […]

Milken Students to Study Abroad in Israel Despite COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will likely keep most Los Angeles high school students home over the next several months, but nearly 70 sophomores from Milken Community School      will enjoy a unique, transformative experience because of a longstanding partnership between their school and a study abroad program in Israel. In the first week of March 2021, […]

Dubai is blamed for coronavirus spikes abroad as questions swirl at home

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Pompeo Cancels Final Trip Abroad after European Leaders Refuse to Meet With Him

Alahednews US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his Europe trip at the last minute on Tuesday after Luxembourg’s foreign minister and top European Union officials declined to meet with him, European and US diplomats familiar with the matter said. The extraordinary snub of the top US diplomat, first reported by Reuters, came days after […]

Yankelevitch plan to vaccinate Holocaust survivors abroad panned

A plan proposed by Diaspora Affairs Minister Omer Yankelevitch to vaccinate Holocaust survivors living abroad against COVID-19 has been panned as unrealistic and impossible to implement.Yankelevitch had tasked the Shalom Corps organization, an affiliate of the ministry and the Jewish Agency, with coordinating bureaucratic procedures, although the Jewish Agency was apparently caught totally unawares by […]

Humanitarian aid workers who fathered children abroad tracked down using DNA

Researchers at King’s College London are tracking down men who fathered children while carrying out humanitarian work abroad. Test cases in the Philippines found men from Australia, Canada, the US and Britain had fathered children in the country while doing foreign aid work. The research – which uses genealogy technology – comes a decade after […]

Israel warns Iran may attack Israeli targets abroad

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US elections: American voter turnout abroad could soar as ballot demands increase

Turnout among overseas voters could be much higher this year as Americans rush to register to vote from abroad, multiple groups helping Americans vote overseas have told Euronews. From federal ballot downloads to organisations helping Americans abroad, many have noticed that website traffic went up over the past few months with panicked Americans abroad inquiring […]

Under attack and losing hope, Iraqi activists flee abroad

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Gazans left stranded abroad due to PA decision to cut ties with Israel

For the last four months, Ahmed al-Kurdi, his wife and three children have been stranded in Jordan, where they traveled from their home in the Gaza Strip for life-saving medical treatment for his 2-year-old daughter. At a time when the coronavirus pandemic has led to border closures and travel restrictions, they find themselves stuck, not […]

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