Posts Tagged ‘close’

Polls close across Iraq in early election

Results are expected within the next 48 hours, according to the independent body that oversees Iraq’s election. Negotiations to choose a prime minister tasked with forming a government are expected to drag on for months. Voting began early Sunday in a contest that was the sixth held since the fall of Saddam Hussein after the […]

Calls for Investigation as ‘Close Ties’ Emerge Between Huawei, Cambridge Research Center

A former Conservative Party leader has called on the British government to investigate the UK’s dependency on China as a research center of Cambridge University is alleged to have been “infiltrated” by Chinese tech giant Huawei. Speaking to The Times of London on Sunday, Sir Iain Duncan Smith said that universities in the UK are “far […]

Russia’s Vladimir Putin self-isolates after close aides infected with COVID-19

Russian President Vladimir Putin has entered self-isolation after several cases of COVID-19 in his inner circle. Putin — who is fully vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V — has himself tested negative for the coronavirus, the Kremlin added on Tuesday. The Russian president held several public engagements indoors on Monday and had seemingly hinted that he […]

‘Close friends’ Biden and Bennett leave progressive Americans out in the cold

The progressive base of the Democratic Party was completely dissed yesterday by the White House in President Biden’s meeting with rightwing Israeli PM Naftali Bennett. The president said he and the PM are “close friends,” and he sounded a hawkish note on Iran and mentioned Palestine only in passing. Bennett and Israel got everything that […]

Joe Biden Humiliated As Taliban Confiscate American Passports and Close Kabul Airport

The Taliban are now confiscating American passports and closing the gates at Kabul airport, leaving thousands of Americans stranded and without proof of their citizenship. “All of the entrance gates to the airport were closed on Saturday morning because of the dangerous situation,” the New York Times reported, adding that the U.S. embassy in Kabul is warning […]

Thousands of dead fish appear in the Mar Menor lagoon and nine beaches close

Thousands of dead fish appear in the Mar Menor lagoon and nine beaches close Posted on August 20, 2021 by ELCOMUNISTA.NETThe environmental situation in the Mar Menor, Europe’s biggest salt water lagoon, continues to be worrying. This Friday thousands of dead fish and crustaceans have been found again and the Cartagena City Council has closed nine […]

Earth-Jupiter Close Encouners – Jupiter at Opposition 2021

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YouTuber Louis Rossmann vows to close shop rather than enforce NYC’s Covid pass

    A popular YouTuber and New York City business owner has vowed to defy a new rule that will make vaccination mandatory for certain indoor activities, arguing that the policy is unreasonable and authoritarian. Louis Rossmann, whose biting commentaries on ‘right-to-repair’ and a wide range of other issues have earned him a large social […]

Actions Demand NY Close Groups Backing Settler Genocide In Palestine

Above Photo: Marching through Brooklyn. (Jehad Dawoud) The whole world recoiled at the May media footage of racist Israeli settlers threatening to kill and beating up Palestinian people in order to steal their homes in the Sheik Jarrah and Silwan neighborhoods of East Jerusalem. The press, however, did not point out many of these arch-racist […]

Kayaktivists Are Working To Permanently Close Coal Power Plant

Julie Macuga paints two scenes when describing the Merrimack River – the first as a scenic site, where kayakers and canoers alike can float in nature. The second image is an ugly industrial site crowding the waterway with tall, brown smokestacks spewing clouds of carbon, polluting the water and air. “It’s this beautiful place and […]

NATO Wants To Close Hungary Behind An Iron Curtain

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. July 9, 2021 | Educate! Above photo: Hungary and Poland sign an agreement for a strategic partnership with NATO. honvedelem.hu. Declaration of the Hungarian Peace Community. NATO and the European Union have launched a coordinated political attack on Hungary to end our cooperation with China and Russia. They want Hungary […]

Video shows family’s close encounter with crocodile after it entered their home in Sri Lanka

A crocodile sparked panic in a Sri Lankan town after it entered the porch of a house and attempted to attack the rescuers as they tried to capture it. The residents of the house spotted the reptile, said to be 8-feet long, waiting in front of the main door of their house at 5am in […]

Homeland Security Walks Back Secretary’s Claim US Taking ‘Close Look’ at Vaccine Passports

The Biden administration has previously said multiple times that it will not require vaccine passports, or proof of vaccination, on the federal level. A variety of groups have raised concerns about vaccine passports, arguing it would be an overreach of government authority to require vaccination proof. A number of states have banned requiring of passports, […]

Homeland Security Walks Back Director’s Claim US Taking ‘Close Look’ at Vaccine Passports

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Friday walked back comments made by the agency’s chief, who suggested earlier in the day that the federal government was “taking a very close look” at the idea of requiring vaccine passports to enter or leave the United States. “Looking ahead to summer, Europe and other countries are going […]

Top South African ANC Leader Threatens To Forcefully Close Israeli Embassy Over Gaza Slaughter

Jessie Duarte — the deputy secretary-general of the African National Congress (ANC) — led a protest outside the Israeli Embassy in Pretoria against the ongoing ethnic cleansing in Palestine — and threatened to forcibly shut down the embassy if the Israelis refused to leave voluntarily: “Go home, go and talk about what you are doing […]

New Poll: Americans Aren’t Willing to Pay for the ‘Green New Deal’—And It’s Not Even Close | Brad Polumbo

Americans largely agree that climate change and pollution are real problems. But a new poll reveals that they aren’t interested in shelling out massive amounts from their wallets in pursuit of progressive, big-government “solutions” like the so-called “Green New Deal.” After all, the Green New Deal would cost taxpayers up to $93 trillion, a truly […]

Australian Kabul Embassy to Close Amid Violence in Afghanistan

Australia will shut its Kabul embassy on May 28 following the withdrawal of international troops from Afghanistan and increased violence in the country over the past month. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the change on Tuesday, stating that it does not lessen Australia’s commitment to Afghanistan or its people. “The departure of the international forces […]

Polish workers fear job losses after EU ruling to close lignite mine

Politicians in Poland along with people living in the south-west of the country have criticised a ruling by the European Court of Justice to close one of the nation’s biggest lignite coal mines. Turów is on the border of Czechia and Germany and it was the Czech government that took legal action to close the […]

Labor Union: Biden ‘Devastating’ Union Workers with Plan to Close Prisons

A labor union with more than 600,000 active and retired members is blasting President Joe Biden’s ending federal contracts with privately-operated prisons that hold mostly foreign nationals convicted of felonies. After taking office, Biden requested that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) not renew any of its contracts with 11 privately-operated prisons that nearly all hold […]

DHS to Close 2 Migrant Detention Centers After Allegations of Abuse

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Thursday that it will close two migrant detention centers, both of which face allegations of abuse. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop using the C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. In a report (pdf) released in December […]

I think that the end is very close to us as a state: Gideon Levy

[embedded content] Gideon Levy, an Israeli columnist and board member of the Israeli daily Haaretz, tells FRANCE 24 that the escalating violence is not surprising in light of Israel’s 53-year occupation of Palestinian territories and says only international action might eventually lead to a lasting solution to the conflict. Israel is living in chaos, we […]

Jews Clutch Their Pearls As Van Morrison Comes Close To ‘Naming The Jew’ In New Song ‘They Control The Media’

Jews worldwide are furiously clutching their pearls after Hall Of Fame Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison included the song “They Own the Media” on his new album, evoking an age-old antisemitic canard which allegedly has “outraged” many of his Jewish fans and music critics: In the track, the 75-year-old rock and folk legend does not reveal […]

Police close Temple Mount to Jews on Jerusalem Day, set to decide on Flag March

Police decided Monday morning to bar Jews from entering Jerusalem’s Temple Mount flashpoint holy site on Jerusalem Day, and were set to also rule on whether to allow a planned celebratory parade by nationalist Jews, amid warnings from security officials that the Flag March could lead to a further escalation in violence. Major clashes began […]

Study Reveals Close Genetic Links Across Advanced Aegean Civilizations

A landmark study of ancient DNA  has shed new light on the genetic characteristics of people who built the great Bronze Age Aegean civilizations. A team of researchers from Greece and Switzerland performed a genetic analysis of DNA samples collected from the skeletal remains of 17 individuals found at different Aegean civilizations’ archaeological sites in the […]

Call For President Biden To Close Prison At Guantanamo Bay

Above photo: A composite image of a prisoner in Camp 6 at Guantánamo, and President Biden. In a recent op-ed for The Hill, Anthony Lake, national security adviser to President Clinton from 1993 to 1997, and our co-founder Tom Wilner, who was counsel of record to Guantánamo detainees in the two Supreme Court cases establishing their […]

US States Close Mass Vaccination Centers Due To Falling Demand

by Tyler Durden As we noted a few weeks ago, America has smashed President Biden’s revised target of 200M COVID-19 jabs in arms by the end of his first 100 days in office while moving up his target for having the entire adult population vaccinated. A former Sears anchor store at the Rockaway Township Mall […]

Despite Petitions, Protests and Pleas, Pico-Robertson Ralphs to Close May 15

The near-empty grocery shelves and parking structures say it all. Come May 15, barring unforeseen and unlikely circumstances, the Ralphs on Pico Boulevard and Beverwil Drive, will shutter for good. For close to two months, the Pico-Robertson community has mobilized to convince The Kroger Co., which owns and operates Ralphs and Food 4 Less, to […]

Michigan Governor Asks High Schools To Close For 2 Weeks Amid High COVID-19 Transmission Rates

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday announced at a press conference that she has urged high schools in the state to voluntarily close for in-person instruction for two weeks after spring break, amid soaring COVID-19 transmission rates in the state. She also urged for youth sports to pause and for residents to avoid indoor dining […]

Israel Keeping Close Eye on Vienna Nuclear Talks Between Iran and World Powers, Experts Say

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen at Baharestan Square in Tehran, Sept. 27, 2017. Photo: Nazanin Tabatabaee Yazdi / TIMA via Reuters. As Iran and the US embarked on a round of indirect talks in Vienna over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, experts in Israel say the […]

World’s Jewish population in 2019 close to that of 1925

Browse > Home / News / World’s Jewish population in 2019 close to that of 1925 April 7, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article At the end of 2019, the world’s Jewish population numbered 14.8 million, similar to that of 1925, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) showed in a special […]

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