Posts Tagged ‘closes’

Peru Closes Machu Picchu As Anti-Government Protests Grow

Peru has indefinitely shut its iconic tourist site Machu Picchu in the latest sign that anti-government protests are increasingly engulfing the South American country. Source

Berlin Zoo Closes Door To Visitors Aver Bird Tests Positive For Avian Flu

Zoos in other German cities, including Greifswald, Karlsruhe, Rostock and Heidelberg, have also recently been hit with cases. Source

Twitter Temporarily Closes Offices, Suspends Badge Access Amid Layoffs: Report

Twitter Inc. on Thursday announced it was temporarily closing its offices, effectively immediately, and suspending all employee badge access. In a message sent to employees and published by the BBC, Twitter said its offices would reopen on Nov. 21, without providing a reason behind the temporary shutdown. “Hi, effective immediately, we are temporarily closing our […]

Hundreds of migrants in limbo as Italy closes ports to NGOs

NGOs have condemned Italy’s decision to block its ports to humanitarian vessels, as hundreds of migrants remain stranded at sea waiting for safe passage. Source

Italy’s Far-Right Govt Closes Ports To Migrant Rescue Ships, Leaving Hundreds In Limbo

Two German-run migrant rescue ships carrying nearly 300 rescued people are waiting off the eastern coast of Sicily. Source

Iran closes borders on Arbaeen pilgrims on health, security concerns

TEHRAN – All border crossings leading to Iraq have been closed on Arbaeen pilgrims due to the worrying situation of health and security inside Iraq. In the wake of worrying incidents that happened at the Shalamcheh and Mehran borders and serious threats to the health and security of the pilgrims, high-ranking officials decided to close […]

Energy crisis: France closes 30 swimming pools amid soaring heating bills

Dozens of swimming pools have closed in France because of an explosion in energy costs. Often heated by gas, pools are very energy-intensive and bear the full brunt of rising prices, worsened as a result of Russia’s war in Ukraine.  Vert Marine, which is closing 29 swimming pools across the country, said its energy bills […]

Iran-backed Iraq militia closes its offices after Basra violence

The leader of Iraq’s Iran-backed Asaib Ahl Al-Haq militia, Qais Al-Khazali, yesterday ordered the closure of the militia’s offices across the country following violent clashes that erupted in the southern city of Basra during which four people were killed. In a statement posted on Twitter, Al-Khazali ordered the closure of the militia’s offices until further […]

Another Major Food Processing Plant Closes amid Long List of Closures across U.S.

Another major U.S. food processing plant will be closing down in Campbell County, Tennessee, as closures over the few months hit a record high. George’s Prepared Foods announced its chicken processing plant would cease operations […] The post Another Major Food Processing Plant Closes amid Long List of Closures across U.S. appeared first on News […]

China’s annual parliamentary session closes in Beijing

China’s yearly parliamentary session closes at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The annual meeting is a week of highly choreographed meetings laying out the party’s political priorities, economic expectations, and foreign policy goals, and this edition comes in a year in which President Xi Jinping intends to further cement his grip on […]

Saudi closes private medical clinics after health violations

Over 200,000 inspections were carried out in Riyadh leading to the closure of 3,349 private medical facilities February 28, 2022 at 1:21 pm Saudi: Our flag must not be lowered Show Comments Related Source

Border Agency Closes Two Atlantic Offices Due to COVID-19 Infections, Close Contacts

OTTAWA—Canada’s border agency said it is temporarily closing two ports of entry in the Atlantic region due to COVID−19. The Canada Border Services Agency said the affected offices are in Bathurst, N.B., and Charlottetown, P.E.I. CBSA spokeswoman Judith Gadbois−St−Cyr said service at the offices is being suspended because of COVID−19 infections and close contacts among […]

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy News Site Closes After Raid, Arrests

HONG KONG (AP) — A vocal pro-democracy website in Hong Kong shut down Wednesday after police raided its office and arrested six current and former editors and board members in a continuing crackdown on dissent in the semi-autonomous Chinese city. Stand News said in a statement that its website and social media are no longer […]

Major Storm Dumps Snow, Closes Mountain Routes in California

COLFAX, Calif.—A major Christmas weekend storm caused whiteout conditions and closed key highways amid blowing snow in mountains of Northern California and Nevada, with forecasters warning that travel in the Sierra Nevada could be difficult for several days. Authorities near Reno said three people were injured in a 20-car pileup on Interstate 395, where drivers […]

Astoria’s Zenon Taverna Closes After 33 Years in Business

After 33 years in business, Zenon Taverna in Astoria closed its doors on November 28. Credit: Meta/Facebook/ZenonTaverna Zenon Taverna, a staple of Greek and Cypriot cuisine for the Astoria community of Queens, New York for more than 33 years, served its last customer at the end of November. According to the Zenon Taverna website, the […]

New York ER Closes As Employees Refuse To Comply With Vaccine Mandate

Nurses and officials at the Children’s hospital where all the kids injured in the horrific Waukesha car attack were taken have revealed that treatment is being hampered by a staff shortage brought on by the COVID vaccine mandate. The sources say that the Children’s Wisconsin Milwaukee Hospital struggled to care for 18 children rushed there in […]

Michigan School System Closes After ‘Large Number’ of Teachers Become Ill from COVID Shot

Numerous schools in a Michigan township closed on Monday after numerous staff members fell ill suffering “negative reactions” from COVID-19 booster shots. As employees get fired or resign from their jobs for refusing to comply with the vaccine mandate, schools in the Saginaw school district and around the country are substantially understaffed. “A large number of our […]

Scotland yard closes sex abuse probe against Prince Andrew without charges Andrew still faces a lawsuit filed by Virginia Giuffre

Scotland yard closes sex abuse probe against Prince Andrew without charges Andrew still faces a lawsuit filed by Virginia Giuffre. By John Solomon Updated: October 10, 2021 Scotland Yard announced Sunday night it has closed an investigation into sex abuse allegations against Prince Andrew that emanated from the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, and won’t take any […]

Russia Closes Syrian Skies for Israel

For a long time, Russia and Israel avoided clashes in Syria, where their interests overlap. After Moscow introduced its forces into Syrian territory in 2015, it took into account Israeli interests related to the security of the Jewish state. Israel appreciated Russia’s position and tried to make the best of the situation by avoiding clashes […]

Ronaldo closes in on goals record as draw with France ensures progress

Cristiano Ronaldo’s goals are adding up fast, and they are taking Portugal deeper into yet another tournament. Ronaldo scored two penalties Wednesday to help the defending champions secure a 2-2 draw with France and give the team a spot in the round of 16 at the European Championship. They also increased his total with the […]

Hamas threatens airlines, Ben-Gurion closes to arriving flights

Ben-Gurion Airport began rerouting all inbound flights to Ramon International Airport in southern Israel on Thursday morning, as terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip continued to launch rockets into Israeli territory. Departing flights will still take off from Ben-Gurion Airport.Hamas’ military wing, the Izzadin al-Qassam Brigades, sent out a blast message on Thursday to international […]

Ben-Gurion closes to arriving flights amid escalating conflict

Ben-Gurion Airport began rerouting all inbound flights to Ramon International Airport in southern Israel on Thursday morning, as terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip continued to launch rockets into Israeli territory. Departing flights will still take off from Ben-Gurion Airport.United Airlines, Delta Airlines and American Airlines have canceled flights between the United States and Tel […]

Most Vaccinated Country on Earth Closes Schools and Sports as COVID Cases Surge — 35% of New Cases Are Fully Vaccinated Residents

Seychelles, the most vaccinated country in the world, is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases. The island country shut down schools and sporting events this week due to the outbreak. 35% of the cases are people who were already vaccinated. Bloomberg reported: “Seychelles, which has fully vaccinated more of its population against Covid-19 than any […]

‘I Can’t Breathe’: “Israeli” Military Army Closes Case Against Soldier Kneeling on Palestinian’s Neck

23/4/2021 By Staff, Agencies The Zionist occupation military police said on Wednesday that it will not open an investigation into an officer who was filmed kneeling on the neck of a 60-year-old Palestinian protester while arresting him. The video, released in September, shows the officer kneeling on the neck of Khairi Hannoun, whom he had […]

Israeli army closes case against soldier kneeling on Palestinian’s neck

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Report: Texas Democrat Vicente Gonzalez Closes Bank of China Account After Breitbart News Investigation Exposed It

Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) closed an account with Bank of China following a Breitbart News report on the Texas Democrat’s holdings with the state-owned institution. Gonzalez’s most recent financial disclosure forms list holdings worth more than $100,000 with the Bank of China, a state-owned organ of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Breitbart News reported: On […]

Israel Closes Mediterranean Beaches After Oil Spill Devastates Coast

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel closed all its Mediterranean beaches until further notice on Sunday, days after an offshore oil spill deposited tons of tar across more than 100 miles of coastline in what officials are calling one of the country’s worst ecological disasters. Activists began reporting globs of black tar on Israel’s coast last week […]

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