Posts Tagged ‘flows’

Syria struggles to cope with earthquake, as Assad demands aid flows through his regime

Lack of heavy machinery and well-equipped teams have slowed rescue operations in Syria, as the country’s death toll from the earthquake approaches 3,000. The Syria Civil Defence — internationally known as the White Helmets — is heading the rescue effort across the country, leveraging years of experience from the Syrian civil war. The group deployed […]

Irresistible Vikings? Charting Sex Bias and Gene Flows Into Ancient Scandinavia

A team of genetic scientists from Sweden turned their scanners on Viking DNA samples. They have now charted the “genetic flow” of ancient Scandinavia showing that incomers genetics didn’t fare so well as the native’s DNA, and women came there from both east and west. Read more Section:  News Evolution & Human Origins Read Later  […]

City of Gladiators Earthquake Shattered Fountain Flows After 2,000 Years

An ancient fountain that was destroyed in a 23 BC earthquake has been restored in Turkey’s “City of Gladiators.’ Now, the two millennia old water font is streaming drinkable water again, just as it did some 2,000-years ago. Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Russia Drops The Hammer, Halts Gas Flows to Europe Through Main Pipeline ‘Until Sanctions Lifted’

Russia dropped the hammer on Monday by announcing gas supplies to Europe through Nord Stream 1 will be halted indefinitely until Western sanctions are lifted.

Russia Halts Gas Flows to Europe via Key Route, Germany Sees ‘No Cause for Alarm’

Russia on Wednesday halted gas supplies via a key European supply route citing maintenance issues, in a move that some European countries see as retaliation for backing Ukraine in the war and that sent prices on a wild ride intraday. Russia’s state energy giant Gazprom said Nord Stream 1, the biggest pipeline carrying gas to […]

How Much Money Flows From Big Pharma to Medical Journal Authors?

06/29/22 In an interview with journalist Paul D. Thacker, former U.S. Air Force investigator and safety officer Alex Rich explains why he developed a software program that links pharmaceutical companies’ payments to doctors and researchers. By  Susan C. Olmstead Miss a day, miss a lot. Subscribe to The Defender’s Top News of the Day. It’s free. Alex […]

Business Review of the year: fortunes follow the ebbs and flows of the pandemic

In July, the European Union introduced the Covid-19 passes to facilitate travel for people who are fully vaccinated against coronavirus, have recovered from the disease or have a negative PCR test. This way the member countries tried to save the summer holiday season and boost travel and tourism following the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic. […]

Hundreds More Evacuated As Lava From Spanish Volcano Flows Further Into Town

MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of people were evacuated during the night on the Spanish island of La Palma as a river of molten rock crept deeper into a coastal town during a protracted volcanic eruption, authorities said Thursday. Emergency services helped some 500 people leave their homes, the mayor of Tazacorte, Juan Miguel Rodríguez, told […]

‘Lava Tsunami’ Flows From Spanish Volcano As Island Rattled By Yet Another Earthquake

MADRID (AP) — The second 4.5 magnitude earthquake in two days rattled the Spanish island of La Palma on Friday, officials said, as scientists described a gushing river of molten rock from an erupting volcano as “a true lava tsunami.” The two quakes were the strongest to hit La Palma, part of the Canary Islands […]

Another 800 Evacuated As New River Of Lava Flows From Erupting Spanish Volcano

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands (AP) — Hundreds of people on La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands woke up Wednesday fearing for their homes and property after a new river of lava from an erupting volcano threatened to engulf another neighborhood on its way toward the Atlantic Ocean. Island authorities ordered the evacuation of […]

Thermal camera images of Cumbre Vieja volcano and lava flows on Spain’s La Palma

Thermal camera images show details of the Cumbre Vieja volcano eruption which has been spewing lava and ash for two weeks on Spain’s Canary island of La Palma. So far no one has died or been hurt in the eruption, although around 6,000 of La Palma’s 85,000 inhabitants have been evacuated. Source

Oil flows through Line 3 as water protectors continue resistance to pipeline

While oil started flowing through Line 3 pipeline on Friday, resistance to the pipeline will continue. Water protectors vow to keep fighting for climate justice as a challenge to the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to issue a key water-crossing permit for the pipeline is still pending in federal court. The owners of the pipeline, […]

Morocco Gas Flows are Now Protected by the US Army

In June, the United States and Morocco cooperated in operation African Lion, the largest ever US military exercise conducted on Africa. Somehow, think tanks around the world did not publish analyses or complaints of American hegemony and aggression, though. Russia’s state-run RT did not launch a special series blaming America for all the problems on […]

Forget “Free Trade”–It’s All About Capital Flows

Defenders and critics of “free trade” and globalization tend to present the issue as either/or: it’s inherently good or bad. In the real world, it’s not that simple. The confusion starts with defining free trade (and by extension, globalization). In the classical definition of free trade espoused by 18th century British economist David Ricardo, trade is […]

The lifting of sanctions and oil flows in Iran

Reuters l Giorgos Beleris: Iran’s economy has diversified over the past several decades since the imposition of sanctions against the nation in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Nevertheless, oil/petroleum continues to account for approximately 80 percent of the country’s exports. In addition to supporting Iran’s gross domestic product (GDP), the production of oil is […]

Sulzer ready for petchem tech transfer to Iran

TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (Shana) – Managing Director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Marziyeh Shahdaei said foreign firms are required to transfer modern technology when embarking on joint ventures with Iran as a Swiss firm expressed readiness to cooperate with Iran. “NPC supports investment in the petrochemical industry’s upstream and downstream sectors and Swiss companies can […]

Iris scan tech allows refugees in Jordan receive food assistance in blink of an eye

“This is a milestone in the evolution of our food assistance programme, which has come so far from the first few months of the Syria crisis, when we distributed food parcels,” said WFP Country Director in Jordan Mageed Yahia. With a wink of an eye refugees at King Abdullah Park camp made their first purchases […]

Turkey Refines and Sells Stolen Syrian and Iraqi Oil for ISIS

Erdogan is an international outlaw, He’s supporting ISIS, US proxy foot soldiers in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere, directly involved in their oil smuggling, refining and sales worth hundreds of millions of dollars on the black market. America and other Western  nations are well aware of what’s going on, doing nothing to stop it, aiding it […]

Prominent Russian film director Eldar Ryazanov dies aged 88

Over the past year, Ryazanov was repeatedly hospitalized with reported heart problems. On November 21, the director once again ended up at a Moscow clinic. Doctors noted that the star developed shortness of breath. Medics also found fluid in his lungs and diagnosed him with the pulmonary and cardiac failure. He was placed on artificial […]

Fact Check: MSNBC’s Palestinian loss of land map

Last week, MSNBC aired a map (above) showing the loss of Palestinian land to Zionist settlers and then to Israel from 1946 to the present. Following criticism from Israelis and their supporters, MSNBC apologized and stated that the map was incorrect. But was it? The following is a fact check of MSNBC’s map and the […]

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