Posts Tagged ‘facing’

This Winter, We Could Potentially Be Facing Simultaneous Shortages Of Oil, Natural Gas, Propane And Coal

By Michael Snyder I realize that the headline that I have chosen for this article may sound a bit wild to many of you, but keep reading because what we are potentially facing is extremely serious.  Right now, we are already in the midst of an epic global energy crisis.  There have already been significant […]

Facing Death Threats, Christian Family Members Flee Afghanistan

Taliban in Herat, Afghanistan in 2001. (Bluuurgh, Creative Commons) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Threatened with death even before the Taliban took power in mid-August, a young Christian woman who fled to India could be forced to return to Afghanistan when her visa expires in a few days, she said. Esin (name changed for security […]

#DoNotTouchMyClothes: ‘The women of Afghanistan are facing an assault’

The woman who sparked a social media movement to display traditional Afghan clothing has said that fundamental rights are “under attack”. Afghan women around the world have this week shared images of themselves wearing multi-coloured, cultural dresses. The online movement has protested against the Taliban’s hardline policies towards women and female dress code, using hashtags […]

Trump endorsement quickly consolidates primary field facing Cheney

State Sen. Bo Biteman, who had also interviewed with Trump to become his endorsed candidate in Wyoming, expressed little interest in running a campaign after the former president made a different pick. Biteman told POLITICO that the Hageman endorsement “doesn’t change anything for me as I never officially entered the race. Two other announced candidates […]

Nearly half the world’s children at ‘extremely high risk’ for facing effects of climate crisis, report finds

Image credit: Zach D. Roberts/NationofChange On Friday, the third anniversary of climate campaigner Greta Thunberg’s lone protest outside the Swedish Parliament, a global report revealed the scale of risks posed by the climate emergency for the world’s children. The United Nations’ agency for children’s rights, UNICEF, introduced the first-ever Children’s Climate Risk Index, which shows that nearly […]

Vax or Jail? The Dilemma Facing Some Americans

The 21-year-old was sentenced to two years probation for fentanyl possession by Judge Christopher Wagner of Hamilton County, Ohio on August 4, but his sentence came with a twist: he was ordered to get a COVID vaccine as a condition of his probation. Should Rutherford fail to comply, he could be sent to jail for […]

Sayyed Nasrallah: Lebanon Facing Economic War, US Huge Defeat in Afghanistan Identical to Vietnam’s Saigon

17.08.2021  Video By Staff Hezbollah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered a speech in which he briefly tackled some internal Lebanese files. Addressing mourners at the 8th night of Ashura, Sayyed Nasrallah underscored that “Some ‘senior people’ hold a press conference to attack us in Hezbollah, and they may address me personally. The best […]

PJW Live: Europe Facing Another Refugee Crisis

The British government has claimed that it intends to send private security contractors to knock on the doors of anyone returning from holidays to make sure they are quarantining upon their return, as required by law. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced Wednesday that those returning from destinations that have not been added to the government’s ‘green […]

Secondary school girls in Afghanistan are facing an uncertain future

Deep in the concrete wall maze of central Kabul, the seniors of the all-girl Zarghoona High School keep one eye on their homework – and the other on the Taliban’s growing territory. The class of 2021 is too young to have experienced the Taliban’s brutal years in power, but they’re old enough to understand what […]

Students are facing facial recognition watchlists in Texas schools

After a mass shooting in 2018, the Santa Fe Independent School District in Texas decided to try facial recognition as an added layer of security. While the reason for installing the system was reactive, it is hard to ignore the privacy concerns, and the fact that facial recognition is not reliably accurate in identifying people. […]

North Korea says Facing ‘Tense’ Food Situation Following Floods

    North Korea has been a food insecure nation for much of the past 30 years, with the end of Soviet fuel subsidies in 1991 wreaking havoc on its mechanised agriculture. This, compounded with a period of droughts and floods, caused major food shortages in the 1990s, which turned into famines that killed between […]

Biden Warns U.S. Troops: “This Is Not a Joke – the Greatest Threat Facing America Is Global Warming”

Joe Biden on Wednesday told American troops that global warming is the biggest threat facing the United States today. After landing in the UK, Biden addressed troops at Royal Air Force Mildenhall. “This is not a joke. You know what the Joint Chiefs told us the greatest threat facing America was? Global warming,” Biden told […]

‘Facing History,’ a global resource for educators, leaves out Palestine

“Facing History and Ourselves“, an educational and professional development organization that uses the “lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate,” is an incredibly rich resource for educators as long as they’re not looking for teaching materials on Palestine, and are not questioning Zionism. The global non-profit […]

Sri Lanka facing environmental disaster after ship

The vessel, which burned for 13 days until Tuesday, has already caused the island’s worst maritime environmental disaster, littering beaches with tonnes of tiny plastic pellets. With the stern now on the sea bed and the bow slowly sinking, environmentalists fear an oil leak would cause even greater degradation to marine life. Sri Lanka’s private […]

Suspect in Greek-American NYPD Officer’s Death in Court Facing Charges

Greek-American NYPD officer Tsakos before his tragic and untimely death in April. Credit: New York City Police Department The suspect involved in the death of Greek-American New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Anastasios Tsakos appeared in court on Tuesday, facing multiple charges. Jessica Beauvais has been charged with the accidental killing of Tsakos in a […]

Canadian Armed Forces Cadet facing life sentence for speaking against experimental jab

Canadian Armed Forces Cadet facing life sentence for speaking against experimental jab Tap News / Weaver Legal defense fund From Mike Bayer at https://rumble.com/c/FreeSpeechMedia Lesley Kenderasi, a member of the Cadet Instructors Cadre of the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve, was charged on May 12, 2021 for speaking out against the experimental gene therapy on Dec […]

Facing vengeful neo-Nazis and brain tumor, John Daly keeps fighting

 In February 2009 I wrote a piece for the Magazine called “The harrowing story of a Jewish skinhead” – and that’s exactly what it was: harrowing. Due to continued interest and frequent questions over the years, (“Whatever happened to that Jewish skinhead guy?” and “Where is that Jewish skinhead guy now?”), I wrote an updated […]

Facing moment of truth, Bennett still undecided on Netanyahu

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Former Ambassador Calls for More Cooperation Between US and Israel on Facing China’s High-Tech Agenda

A Huawei company logo is seen at Huawei’s Shanghai Research Center in Shanghai, China, May 22, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Aly Song. The US and Israel should establish a new bilateral interagency working group on China to prevent a crisis and enhance the potential for technological partnership, according to the Institute for National Securities Studies (INSS) and […]

American Occupation Forces are Now Facing Partisan Warfare in the Middle East

The United States is known for demonstrating complete disregard to the interests of the population of those countries that it has plunged into chaos by its destructive actions in recent decades. Among such countries one can name Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, but the problem is not that Washington is just facing a steady increase in […]

Is the DPRK Facing a New “Arduous March”?

In mid-April 2021, not only anti-Pyongyang propaganda, but also the relatively neutral media were seriously concerned about the collapse of the DPRK’s economic system and imminent famine. The formal basis for this was the following statement by Kim Jong-un: “I have decided that all Party organizations, beginning with the Central Committee, and the secretaries of […]

House Democrat Facing Tight 2022 Race Backs Pelosi’s Comment That Border Is ‘On a Good Path’

Rep. Cindy Axne (D-Iowa), one of the more vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2022 midterm elections, told Iowa Public Radio in an interview last week that she agrees with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) remarks that the situation along the southern border is “on a good path,” even as the number of illegal immigrants […]

Facing Down Censure Vote, Maxine Waters Defiant: ‘The Whole Civil Rights Movement Is Confrontation’

Facing a looming censure vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is defiant in her latest public comments since House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy announced his intention to pursue the drastic consequence for her violent rhetoric this weekend. Waters, the chairwoman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, insists her comments […]

The dalit teacher – facing a 360-degree discrimination

Who is a teacher? In a loose sense a teacher would be anybody including Mahatma Gandhi who was not a teacher in any school or college and Ambedkar who was a teacher in a college for some time. On the other hand, only the school teachers are called the teachers in a strict sense and […]

Tribals / Forest Dwellers are facing eviction and backwardness in Yogi Raj

   The population of Tribals (Scheduled Tribes) in Uttar Pradesh is 11.35 lakhs of which 80% are landless. That is why the Forest Rights Act – 2006 and Rules 2008 came into force for the empowerment of Tribals. Under this law, Tribals and non-Tribals living in a Reserve Forest area were to be given a […]

Syria’s first lady facing prosecution in UK for encouraging terrorist acts

The first lady of Syria, 45-year-old Asma Assad, might lose her British citizenship and could face prosecution charges in the UK for being an “influential actor” in inciting and encouraging acts of terrorism, Sky News reported on Saturday.  Allegations have been directed at the wife of Syrian President Bashar Assad, prompting a Metropolitan Police investigation.  Sky […]

Turkey extradites Iranian social media figure facing fraud charges

Turkey has handed over to Iran a popular Iranian social media figure, Milad Hatami, accused by Tehran of money-laundering and fraud in connection with online gambling, a senior Iranian police official said on Tuesday. “He has been extradited …and faces charges linked to cybercrime, fraud and money laundering,” Brigadier-General Hadi Shirzad, head of Iran’s branch […]

New Mexico prison officer facing dismissal for refusing vaccine takes county to court

A prison officer in New Mexico is taking a county to court over a requirement for him to take a coronavirus vaccine, or face being sacked. In a complaint filed in a federal court on 26 February, officer Isaac Legaretta disputed the legality of a Dona Ana County directive for employees to take vaccines approved […]

Capitol riot defendants facing jail have regrets. Judges aren’t buying it.

For many accused of trying to block Congress from confirming the winner of the presidential election on 6 January, an arrest was a reality check. Now they are getting another. As defendants charged in the Capitol siege have been coming through court, some have been shifting blame onto former president Donald Trump, downplaying their actions […]

Ex-US Olympics gymnastics coach facing multiple charges kills himself

A former US Olympics gymnastics coach killed himself on Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his gym into a hub of human trafficking. John Geddert, 63, was facing 24 charges including sexual assault, human trafficking, and running a criminal enterprise. He had ties to disgraced Michigan State University sports doctor Larry Nassar, who is […]

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