Posts Tagged ‘Europe’

Jewish veterans of the Red Army commemorate Victory in Europe Day

Some 500 Jewish Israeli veterans of the Soviet Red Army, their children and grandchildren, IDF soldiers and Israeli youth movement members gathered in Jerusalem on Sunday to mark the Soviet and Allied victory over Nazi Germany in the World War II.  Alongside the veterans, Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Aliyah and Integration Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata and […]

Singer Omer Adam Partnering With Europe-Israel Group and Swiss Fund Lian Group to Build $120 Million Underground Data Center

Israeli singer Omer Adam. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. CTech – The Europe-Israel Group, P.A.I. controlled by Israeli singing sensation Omer Adam, and the Swiss fund Lian Group have signed an agreement to build an underground data center in Israel, investing a total of NIS 400 million (approximately $122.5 million) in the venture, Calcalist has learned. The […]

Military and political leaders mark 76 years since Victory in Europe Day

French President Emmanuel Macron has laid a wreath in front of the statue of General de Gaulle on the Place Clemenceau in Paris in a ceremony commemorating the 76th anniversary of the allied victory of 8 May 1945. The date is normally marked with ceremonies in Paris and across France but due to COVID-19 restrictions […]

Metal Fragments Found To Be Currency In Bronze Age Europe

Archaeologists from Germany and Italy have found convincing proof that people in Late Bronze Age Europe used metal scraps or fragments as a form of money. As excavations throughout Central Europe have revealed, people first began breaking metal objects into smaller pieces in Bronze Age Europe in the early second millennium BC. The practice then accelerated noticeably during […]

Brussels calls for a law to protect Europe’s endangered journalists

The EU should recognise the media’s special role as one of the pillars of democracy, according to a senior figure at the European Commission (EC). Věra Jourová said the bloc should introduce a media freedom act for the purpose. “If you ask me whether we are equipped in Europe to protect the media as one […]

Europe: 19,916 ‘Eye Disorders’ Including Blindness Following COVID Vaccines

by Celeste McGovern Hundreds of cases of blindness are among the 19,916 reports of “eye disorders” to the World Health Organization’s European drug monitoring agency following injection of experimental COVID-19 vaccines. Image: Shutterstock.com The nearly 20,000 eye disorders reported to VigiBase, a database for the WHO maintained by the Uppsala Monitoring Centre(UMC) in Uppsalla, Sweden, […]

Defeating Odds, Israeli Team Crowned FIBA Europe Cup Champion

A person holding basket ball in his hand. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – Israeli Basketball Premier League club Ironi Ness Ziona has been crowned the new International Basketball Federation Europe (FIBA) Cup champions, after beating Stal Ostrow Wielkopolski and earning their first title in a European club competition. According to FIBA’s website, Ironi Ness Ziona […]

130 feared dead after Europe-bound dinghy capsizes near Libya

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130 people en-route to Europe feared dead in shipwreck off Libya coast

Around 130 people are feared dead after the wreck of a boat carrying them to Europe was found off the Libyan coast. SOS Mediterranee, which operates the rescue vessel Ocean Viking, said late on Thursday that the wreck of a rubber boat, which was initially carrying around 130 people, was spotted in the Mediterranean Sea […]

Ukraine: Fascism’s toe-hold in Europe

April 21, 2021 The tacit support given by the centre-left to the installation of the regime in Kiev should give them cause for concern By Francis Lee for the Saker Blog Politics in the Ukraine can only be understood by reference to its history and ethnic and cultural make-up – a make-up criss-crossed by lasting […]

Pakistan demands Europe JAIL its citizens over not wanting Europe to become Islamic

    Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has urged Western nations to prosecute hatred against Muslims with the “same standards” it applies to Holocaust denial, amid a wave of anti-French riots in his own country. Writing on Twitter, Khan urged Western governments “who have outlawed any negative comment on the Holocaust to use the same […]

FBI director says US far-right extremists traveled to network in Europe

WASHINGTON  – Racially motivated and far-right American extremists have engaged with like-minded activists overseas and traveled abroad to meet with them, the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation told a Congressional hearing on Thursday. FBI director Christopher Wray told a House of Representatives Intelligence Committee hearing that his agency considered right-wing militants in the […]

France becomes third country in western Europe to pass 100,000 COVID deaths milestone

France has become only the third nation in western Europe to pass the milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19. The country recorded a further 296 fatalities on Thursday, taking it over the threshold. “We will not forget any face, any name,” said France’s president, Emmanuel Macron. “Since the start of the pandemic, 100,000 French women […]

Europe’s COVID-19 deaths top 1 million as pandemic hits ‘critical point’

Europe’s coronavirus deaths on Monday passed the one-million mark as the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic had reached a “critical point.” The death toll across Europe’s 52 countries, compiled by AFP from official sources, totalled at least 1,000,288. That is more than Latin America and the Caribbean (832,577 deaths), the United States/Canada (585,428 […]

UK eases COVID restrictions while much of mainland Europe grapples with surge in cases

Millions of people in England are poised for their first chance in months for haircuts, casual shopping and restaurant meals on Monday, as the government takes the next step on its lockdown-lifting road map. Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland are following their own, broadly similar, plans. Nationwide restrictions have been in place in England since […]

The US war on Europe: a continental 911? (OPEN THREAD #7)

Posted on April 9, 2021 by martyrashrakat April 08, 2021 For anybody wanting peace, it is important to understand the logic of those who want war.  What I propose to do today is to list all the reasons why the US is waging war not only on Russia, but also on Europe.  This time again […]

COVID vaccine rollout: Which country in Europe is leading the race?

The UK leading the rest of Europe In terms of the absolute number of vaccinations, the United Kingdom, which approved its first COVID-19 vaccine on December 2, nearly three weeks before the EU, is racing ahead with immunising its people. What percentage of the population is fully vaccinated? While the UK is way ahead of […]

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 […]

The Saint-Bélec Slab Revealed to be Europe’s Oldest 3D Map

A remarkable discovery, in what is being viewed as “Europe’s oldest known 3D map,” has been brought to light through a scientific collaboration effort. The “map” in question is a Bronze Age stone slab, 2m by 1.5m (5×6 feet), known as the Saint-Bélec slab, which was lost and then miraculously “rediscovered” in the cellar of […]

Muslims have become the new scapegoats in Europe: historian

TEHRAN – An American historian says Muslims have been used as scapegoats for the failures of European policies.   “In many ways, in contemporary Europe, Muslims have been unfairly blamed for the failures of recent European politics,” Richard Wolin tells the Tehran Times.“They have become ‘scapegoats’ whom right-wing politicians – and, increasingly, politicians aligned with the […]

‘Vaccines our best way out of this pandemic,’ including ‘effective & safe’ Sputnik V jab – WHO Europe executive director to RT

All vaccines will be needed to defeat Covid-19, including Russia’s Sputnik V and UK’s AstraZeneca, Robb Butler, WHO Europe executive director, told RT, calling on governments to ramp up their immunization drives. WHO Europe covers 53 nations on the continent, not just European Union member states, and Sputnik V has come to the “aid and […]

Europe’s drought-induced crop losses tripled in 50 years, threatening future global food supply chain

New research has found that EU crop losses driven by heat waves and drought, as well as other extreme weather events, have tripled in 50 years, a startling figure which could upend food-chain supply dynamics around the globe. The study examined agricultural production in 28 European countries (including the UK) from 1961 to 2018 and […]

Sweden Saw Lower Mortality Rate Than Most of Europe in 2020, Despite No Lockdown

New data from Europe suggest Sweden’s laissez-faire approach to the pandemic was far from catastrophic. Few people in 2020 came under more heat than Anders Tegnell, Sweden’s top epidemiologist. But the man who forged Sweden’s laissez-faire approach to COVID-19 early in the pandemic says new international data reveal a hard truth about government lockdowns. “I think people […]

Europe: 3,964 Dead and 162,610 Injured from Adverse Drug Reactions for COVID-19 ‘Vaccines’

by Joe Hoft Thousands of Europeans have been injured and have died from taking the COVID-19 (Wuhan coronavirus) vaccine since it was first distributed to the public. Photo: PA A database maintained in Europe has an inventory of cases where people either died or were injured from the Wuhan coronavirus vaccines. The list is as […]

EU commissioner says Europe could achieve herd immunity by July

PARIS, France — Europe could have herd immunity against COVID-19 by July, a European Union commissioner has said, as incoming vaccines are expected to speed up the continent’s sluggish rollout. The note of optimism comes even as several European countries have started reimposing restrictions as they contend with surging coronavirus infections, and after mixed messaging […]

The UK Is Russia’s Greatest Security Threat In Europe Behind The US

Posted on March 21, 2021 by Zara Ali By Andrew Korybko Source The UK’s recently completed Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy claimed that “Russia remains the most acute threat to our security”, but in reality it’s actually the UK that remains the most acute threat to Russia’s security in Europe behind […]

COVID in Europe: Italy, France concerned over rising cases, Portugal plans to loosen restrictions

Several nations in Europe have expressed concern over rates of COVID-19, with some introducing new measures, while others have announced plans to loosen restrictions. The government in Italy has labelled the whole nation as a “red zone” over the Easter weekend due to a hike in instances of the virus. “They (the stricter measures) are […]

Iran state shipping firm reports ‘terrorist attack’ on Europe-bound cargo vessel as explosion rips through hull, fire breaks out

An Iranian commercial vessel has been damaged by an explosive device in an alleged terrorist attack as it traveled through the Mediterranean to Europe, a spokesperson for the country’s national shipping company said on Friday. There were no casualties, but a small fire was caused by an explosion in the ship’s hull and had to […]

Thailand delays AstraZeneca vaccination amid Europe safety reports

Thailand delayed the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine scheduled to start on Friday with its prime minister and cabinet members taking the first shots, citing safety concerns after reports of blood clots in some vaccinated people in Europe.The Asian nation is the first country outside of Europe suspending the use of the AstraZeneca shot, while […]

Hidden Camera shows how Muslims in Sweden ‘Plan to Take Over Europe’

    A leader of the Muslim organization Hizb ut-Tahrir in Rinkeby was captured by a hidden camera as he discussed how Europe could be taken over by Islam in the future. SVT reports on how Hizb ut-Tahrir has become more active in recruiting new members in the Järva area. An SVT reporter attended a […]

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