Posts Tagged ‘capital’

Protesters and police clash in Cuban capital in rare anti-government protest

Thousands of Cubans took to the streets on Sunday attempting to reach Havana’s seaside Malecón Avenue to protest against the shortages and high prices of food in the midst of the health crisis caused by the coronavirus and what they consider the lack of response from the authorities. These are the most numerous protests in […]

Lost Viking Capital May Have Been Found on Scotland’s Shetland Islands

What is being described by one Shetland islander as a “hugely significant discovery “ has reached the press. While nobody is just yet sure what the five ancient circular structures found on the Shetland Islands represent, on the final day of excavations the consensus is that Shetland ’s ancient Viking capital might have finally been discovered. […]

Ethiopia says army can re-enter seized Tigray capital Mekelle ‘in weeks’

The Ethiopian army says it could re-enter the seized Tigray regional capital of Mekelle within weeks if needed, a spokesman for a government task force said on Wednesday, adding that government-allied Eritrean forces had withdrawn from the region. Rebel fighters have been battling Ethiopian government forces in the region since November last year and thousands […]

Constantinople Greeks: The Cosmopolitans of the Byzantine Capital

Arnavutköy was one of the biggest Greek sea-side villages in Bosporus. Credit: Özgür Okkalı, CC BY-SA 2.5/Wikipedia by Matthew John Hadodo, PhD* Most people are aware of the song “Istanbul was Constantinople” and perhaps no better than the Greeks of Istanbul themselves. Although at the turn of the 20th century they numbered hundreds of thousands, […]

‘Capital market capacities in the service of production growth’

‘Capital market capacities in the service of production growth’ – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- The head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) stated that the capacities of the country’s capital market are in the services of production growth. Mohammad-Ali Dehqan Dehnavi made the remarks in a ceremony for signing a memorandum of understanding on cooperation between […]

Violent protests over police abuses continue in Tunisia’s capital

Violent protests erupted in the streets of Tunisia’s capital again on Saturday night, adding to the pressure on Prime Minister’s Hichem Mechichi’s government to crack down on police abuses, reports Reuters. The clashes occurred in the Sejoumi neighbourhood of Tunis and followed protests earlier in the day in the center of the city during which […]

Foreign Capital Is Trying To Crush AMLO’s Energy Reform

Above Photo: President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador. Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) has vowed to push on in his quest to properly regulate the country’s hydrocarbons industry, despite the obstacles placed by foreign capitalists and the notoriously corrupt Mexican justice system. President AMLO today rejected the move by two judges, Rodrigo […]

Remnants of an ancient past: discover troglodyte architecture near capital Tehran

Photo depicts an example of troglodyte architecture, which includes vertical shafts, rooms, and other interiors, dug by man into the southern face of Alborz mountain range in Eshtehard county, near Tehran, May 18, 2021. Iran is a haven for ancient troglodytic architecture which is almost forgotten in the face of modernity; today, fewer locals are […]

Role of Psychological Capital in Fostering Well-Being among Students in the Age of COVID-19

Health is a precious asset. The World Health Organization identifies health as a state of total physical, mental, and social well-being, rather than simply the absence of disease. It also claims that there can be no true physical health without mental health. A person with good mental health is aware of their abilities, can cope […]

Bomb Kills At Least 25 Near Girls’ School In Afghanistan Capital

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A bomb exploded near a girl’s school in a majority Shiite district of west Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 25 people, many them young pupils between 11 and 15 years old, Afghan government spokesmen said. The Taliban condemned the attack apparently aimed at civilians, and denied any responsibility. Ambulances were […]

Blast near girls’ school in Afghan capital kills at least 40

A bomb blast near a girls’ school in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 40 people, many of them children, according to a government spokesman. The explosion struck a majority Shiite district in the west of the city. It was condemned by the Taliban, which denied any responsibility. No other group has claimed […]

Jerusalem clashes: Convergence of events puts capital to the test

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

Why is Jerusalem the capital?

May 3, 2021 by Rabbi Raymond Apple Read on for article Ask the rabbi. Rabbi Raymond Apple WHY JERUSALEM IS THE CAPITAL Q. Why was Jerusalem chosen as the capital? A. Jerusalem is no ordinary city and it never was. A physical and spiritual aura always surrounded it. The Psalmist calls the city the perfection […]

New venture capital fund aims to become Israel’s space-tech pioneer

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

Capital Link Celebrates Greek Culture and Education in Webinar

John Calamos was among the featured speakers of the Capital link webinar celebrating Greek Culture and education upon the endowment of a new chair at Ohio State University. Credit: Calamos Investments Capital Link, a financial services company based in New York City, organized a webinar on Tuesday highlighting the importance of Greek culture and education […]

Capital Link to Host Webinar on Greek-American Culture and Education

Capital Link will sponsor a webinar on the subject “Culture and Education Among Greek-Americans” on April 7. Credit: Facebook/Capital Link A webinar sponsored by Capital Link titled “Culture and Education among Greek Americans” will be streamed worldwide on April 7 on the occasion of the establishment of the Miltiadis Marinakis Endowed Professorship for Modern Greek Language […]

Positive prospect seen for capital market: SEO head

TEHRAN- The head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO)said that the prospect for the capital market has always been positive in the long run, and added that according to statistics, the country’s economy has emerged from recession and the companies’ profit making has increased. Saying that macroeconomic variables in the past [Iranian calendar] year […]

Thousands Protest Coronavirus Restrictions and Vaccines in Romanian Capital (EU)

Thousands of protesters gathered in Romania’s capital, Bucharest, on Sunday to protest COVID-19 restrictions and vaccinations, which they fear will become compulsory. Photos taken by The Associated Press and others on social media showed large crowds carrying signs and other materials with anti-mask and anti-vaccine slogans, including one reading, “Say no to forced vaccination.” ROMANIA […]

Capital Versus Biosphere: An Eco-social Agenda Fit for the Times

The coronavirus pandemic has been a reminder of humanity’s inherent interconnection with the natural world. At the same time, the crisis threatens to further deprioritise climate action when it is needed most urgently. Joan Herrera i Torres, former leader of the Catalan Green party, proposes an eco-social agenda for post-Covid Europe based on three key […]

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted Houthi missile attack over capital

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

Rouhani inaugurates major freeway near capital Tehran

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday inaugurated a 158-kilometers-long freeway near capital Tehran through a virtual ceremony, IRNA reported. Implemented with a total investment of 70 trillion rials (about $1.66 billion), the freeway project called “Ghadir” connects Abyek city in Qazvin province to Varamin in southern Tehran after passing through the Alborz province. Over […]

Chinese Find Ancient Xianyang, Lost Capital of the Qin Dynasty

A team of archaeologists from the Shaanxi Academy of Archaeology have been busy for the past few years working on an assignment worth envying, reports China Daily. Deep in the Chinese central interior, they have been carrying out excavations at a site where the ancient Xianyang capital was once located. Modern Xianyang, just next door, […]

Major police raids carried out around German capital after Islamist group, which called for death of Jews, outlawed by authorities

More than 800 officers were on duty as police in Berlin and Brandenburg carried out 26 raids across the region to enforce a ban on a Salafist group which was advocating terrorist attacks and the killing of Jews. Berlin Interior Senator Andreas Geisel told a news conference on Thursday that 19 members of the Jama’atu […]

Thousands march in Myanmar’s capital as military warns protesters

Thousands marched in the streets of Myanmar’s capital Naypyidaw, attempting to avoid clashes as security forces were deployed. The military junta warned it was prepared to use lethal force against rallies inciting “riot and anarchy”. Three demonstrators were killed over the weekend and there was a funeral on Sunday for a woman who died from […]

Indonesian capital hit by monsoon floods with over 1,000 evacuated

Severe flooding across several areas in the Indonesian capital forced more than a thousand people to flee their homes on Saturday, with the country’s meteorology agency warning the conditions were set to continue for the next week. Some 1,380 Jakarta residents were evacuated from southern and eastern areas of the city, home to 10 million […]

O’ Redwan! Unveil Your Image As the Capital of Freedom

Posted on February 16, 2021 by martyrashrakat Translated by Staff In tribute to martyr leader Hajj Imad Mughniyeh, a song subtitled by al-Ahed News, displaying Hajj Imad Mughniyeh driving a bus with passengers as resistance fighters who are heading towards occupied al-Quds.   Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Related Filed under: Hezbollah, Martyrdom | […]

National Guard Presence in Capital to Cost American Taxpayers $483 Million

The Pentagon revealed Monday that the cost to American taxpayers of having thousands of National Guard members in the nation’s capital is an estimated $483 million. That figure covers the National Guard troop presence from January 6, 2020, when federal authorities first requested them, through mid-March, when 5,000 National Guard members are slated to be […]

Admin’s first signals show Biden will spend no political capital on Palestine

The new Joe Biden administration has begun issuing policy statements about the Middle East and the clear signs are that it will do nothing to try to revive the so-called peace process, and it’s not going to try all that hard on the Iran deal either. Biden obviously has a lot on his plate. But […]

The Reddit Revolution, GameStop And Melvin Capital

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. January 29, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: A GameStop store in Alhambra, California on January 27, 2021. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images. One of the most interesting and potentially significant conflicts to happen in some time — not just financially but culturally and politically — deserves serious scrutiny. A remarkable […]

Biden will spend no political capital on Palestine, Iran deal

Biden administration’s first signals on the Middle East The new Joe Biden administration has begun issuing policy statements about the Middle East and the clear signs are that it will do nothing to try to revive the so-called peace process, and it’s not going to try all that hard on the Iran deal either. Biden […]

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