Posts Tagged ‘ahead’

House Republicans slam Capitol riot committee ahead of first hearing

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy laid out his complaints about the select committee on the capitol riot in a press conference ahead of the first hearing of its first hearing. Mr McCarthy said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was to blame for the structural failures during the riot, which was started by supporters of former president […]

Peruvian security forces carry out drills ahead of Castillo’s swearing-in ceremony

Police performs drills in case of attack to foreign delegations ahead of the bicentennial of the Independence of Peru and President-elect Pedro Castillo’s swearing-in ceremony. Some 10,000 police officers, ten drones and five helicopters will be deployed in Lima to guarantee security on Wednesday during the swearing-in ceremony of Peru’s new president, Pedro Castillo, the […]

Giant puppet from Japan tsunami-hit region stages show ahead of Olympics

A ten-metre tall puppet which is part of Tokyo Olympics’ cultural programme arrives in the capital from tsunami-hit Tohoku region. Mocco, an imaginary creature born from the land of Japan’s northeastern region, set off on the journey in mid-May, and stages a show in a park in downtown Tokyo. But due to Covid-19 measures, no […]

Star U.S. Swimmer Refuses Coronavirus Vaccine Ahead of Olympics

On Thursday, Team U.S.A. swimmer Michael Andrew informed the press that he refused to take any of the coronavirus vaccines ahead of the Olympic games in Tokyo. During his comments on Thursday’s U.S. Swimming media call, he explained his reasoning for not getting vaccinated, according to Indianapolis’ ABC affiliate, WRTV: During a USA Swimming media […]

Tech Giants Putting Profit Ahead of Child Safety, Warns Outgoing Police Chief

Social networks can make it much harder for paedophiles to share indecent images but they choose not to invest in such technology, an outgoing senior British police officer will say on his last day. Chief Constable Simon Bailey—the National Police Chiefs’ Council’s lead on child protection and head of Norfolk Constabulary—is expected to point the […]

Supporters Remember Princess Diana Ahead Of Late Royal’s 60th Birthday

LONDON (AP) — Most people wouldn’t volunteer to walk through a minefield. Princess Diana did it twice. On Jan. 15, 1997, Diana walked gingerly down a narrow path cleared through an Angolan minefield, wearing a protective visor and flak jacket emblazoned with the name of The HALO Trust, a group devoted to removing mines from […]

Joe Biden’s America: Texas Prison Forced To Empty Ahead of Surge of Illegal Immigrant Arrests

Texas officials have begun emptying a prison in South Texas to make room for a massive surge of illegal immigrants who were arrested amid efforts to stop illegals crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. A spokesperson for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) confirmed the decision on Thursday, saying officials will move inmates from the Dolph Briscoe Unit […]

Steel fencing erected outside St Ives homes ahead of G7 summit: ‘They’ve built a cage around us’

Locals will have to ask a security guard, and produce ID, to enter or leave the high-security area around their homes Colin Drury St Ives@colin__drury June 4, 2021 It’s a “ring of steel” designed to keep world leaders including Joe Biden safe – but for one St Ives street, the security fencing for next week’s […]

Boris Johnson greets Joe Biden in Cornwall ahead of G7 summit

Boris Johnson greets Joe Biden in Cornwall ahead of G7 summit. Campaign group Avaaz, as part of the ‘People’s Vaccine Campaign’, creates sand art on a Cornish beach calling on world leaders to waive Covid vaccine patents to enable better access for the world’s poorest people. Source 00

Peru: Castillo Ahead By 100,000 Votes

Practically Assures His Victory. Fujimori left with claiming fraud. UPDATE: Socialist Pedro Castillo has won Peru’s presidential election. With 99.998% of vote tallies processed, he won by 80,000 votes, with 50.23% of the vote. Now far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori is going to try to steal the election, with a team of elite lawyers https://t.co/pzZDDEOdAj — […]

CHAOS at Portugal’s Faro Airport as Brits rush to get home ahead of new mandatory Quarantine rules

    Mega queues formed at Portugal’s Faro Airport over the weekend, as Brits made a mad dash home from their Algarve holidays before the UK government’s new mandatory quarantine rules set in for those returning from the country. The government announced on Thursday that Portugal had been added to its ‘amber list’, which requires […]

US soldiers place flags at Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day

Over 1,000 members of the United States Army place miniature US flags in front of around 260,000 headstones across Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day, as part of a yearly tradition honoring members who died while serving in the military. Source 00

34th candidate assassinated in Mexico ahead of June 6 vote

A mayoral candidate has been killed in Mexico, bringing to 34 the total number of candidates murdered nationwide ahead of June 6 legislative elections that will fill thousands of local seats and nearly half of the country’s governors. Alma Barragan was shot dead on Tuesday, local media reported, while campaigning for the mayorship of the […]

Daniel Craig Pays a Visit to Greek Consulate Ahead of Filming in Greece

Daniel Craig pictured with the Greek Consul General Konstantinos Koutras. Credit: Twitter/@GreeceinNewYork Actor Daniel Craig visited the Greek Consulate in New York City on Thursday to obtain a visa ahead of filming in Greece next month. The British actor’s visit was deemed necessary after the recent Brexit regulations. Craig stars in “Knives Out 2,” together […]

Kabul School Bombing A Dreadful Reminder of Dangers Ahead

When children leave school for the day they are in a joyous mood. They are happy to be going home, and yet they have so much to tell their friends before they go. So friends cling to each other to say all their  precious important things before they separate for the day. Free of the […]

Organizers vow to push ahead after court upholds ban on Paris anti-Israel rally

PARIS (AFP) — A French court on Friday upheld a police ban on a pro-Palestinian demonstration planned for Saturday in Paris, lawyers for the organizers said, adding that they would appeal the decision. However, the protest organizers said they had no plans to call off Saturday’s action. “We refuse to silence our solidarity with the […]

Israeli Tanks Pound Gaza Ahead Of Possible Ground Incursion

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli artillery pounded northern Gaza early Friday in an attempt to destroy a vast network of militant tunnels inside the territory, the military said, bringing the front lines closer to dense civilian areas and paving the way for a potential ground invasion. Israel has massed troops along the border […]

U.S. national security advisor encourages Israel to ensure calm ahead of controversial Jerusalem march

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Female Athletes Told To ‘Be Quiet’ About Transgender Weightlifter Ahead of Olympic Qualification

Former Olympic weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs claims that female athletes have been told to “be quiet” about transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard who will be taking part in the women’s competitions. Hubbard, a 43-year-old biological male is making his Olympic debut as a woman. If Hubbard passes the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) fitness and performance standards, she […]

Ahead of Beirut visit, French minister threatens Lebanese politicians

France’s foreign minister said on Wednesday he would carry a strongly worded message to Lebanese politicians when he visits Beirut on Thursday and warned of punitive measures against those who are hindering the political progress. The trip comes after Paris said it had started putting in place measures to restrict entry to France for some […]

Spanish minister receives package with bloodied knife ahead of election after fellow politicians get death threats and bullets

Someone sent a package with a knife to a Spanish minister, the government has confirmed. The incident came after several politicians received letters with death threats ahead of a regional election. Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism Reyes Maroto received a package containing what appeared to be a bloodied knife, the government confirmed on Monday. […]

City of Los Angeles Accused of Hiding the Homeless Ahead of the Oscars: ‘They Kicked Everybody Out of Union Station So It Looks Better for the Image’

The Oscars are a day away and are already coming under fire. The city of Los Angeles is being accused of hiding the homeless as Hollywood prepares to toast itself ahead of Sunday’s 93rd Academy Awards ceremony. One man told local news he was told to either move or have his things demolished. The celebrity-studded […]

Chauvin is guilty. Now comes the hard road ahead.

A 77-year-old white president who, on the campaign trail was skewered for being hopelessly out of touch when it comes to race, hailed the verdict as a triumph of racial justice. And in the immediate aftermath of that verdict, he made promises to the Black community — and directly to the family of George Floyd […]

Concerns about radical, anti-Zionist parties ahead of Madrid elections

Concerns are being raised about the possible ascent to power in the Spanish region of Madrid of far-left, anti-Zionist parties who have a history of ardent support for boycotting Israel and whose leaders have made troubling comments about Israel and the Holocaust. The regional elections for Madrid which has a population of 6.6 million people including between […]

Israel detains Jerusalem activists ahead of Palestinian elections

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Israel bolsters police presence in East Jerusalem as tensions rise ahead of first Ramadan prayers

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

State Dept says US prepared to lift Iran sanctions, but warns of ‘long road ahead’ amid indirect talks to revive nuclear pact

The US State Department has signaled willingness to drop sanctions on Iran that conflict with the 2015 nuclear pact, but suggested Tehran would still have to make concessions of its own – a notion that Iran previously rejected. “We are prepared to take the steps necessary to return to compliance with the JCPOA, including by […]

KKK Flyers Found in Huntington Beach Ahead of ‘White Lives Matter’ Rally

Residents of Huntington Beach in California’s Orange County have raised concerns about an influx of Ku Klux Klan propaganda ahead of a “White Lives Matter” rally planned on April 11. According to the Los Angeles Times, pamphlets featuring KKK propaganda were found along 18th Street in downtown Huntington Beach. The fliers, which were wrapped in […]

Europe must be ambitious to stay ahead in the space race, says ESA

Europe needs to be more ambitious to avoid being left behind in the new space race. That’s the message from the European Space Agency, as it sets out its vision for the future. Josef Aschbacher, the agency’s Director-General set out an ambitious plan – entitled Agenda 2025 – which he says will keep the agency […]

Ahead of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Survivors Share Stories of Surviving the Pandemic

A woman receives a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as Israel continues its national vaccination drive, during a third national COVID lockdown, at a Maccabi Healthcare Services branch in Ashdod, Israel December 29, 2020. REUTERS/Amir Cohen As Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day began on Wednesday night, four survivors told Israeli news site N12 about their […]

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