Posts Tagged ‘historic’

Historic Africa/CARICOM Summit

African and Caribbean heads of government held an historic virtual meeting to strengthen international partnerships and gain true independence from neo-colonial control. It was an idea whose time had come. On Tuesday, September 5 this idea took material form at the first Africa/CARICOM Summit conducted virtually and broadcast to the world via the Web and […]

Domes of historic bazaar of Ardabil being restored

Domes of historic bazaar of Ardabil being restored – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Domes of Zargaran covered passage of the Seljuk-era (1037–1194) bazaar of Ardabil, which is situated in northwest Iran, have undergone some rehabilitation works, Ardabil’s tourism chief has announced.  A budget of four billion rials ($95,200 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials […]

Mexican Supreme Court decriminalises abortion in ‘historic ruling’

Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled unanimously to decriminalise abortion on Tuesday. The decision specifically annulled parts of the penal code in Coahuila, a northern Mexican state bordering Texas, where women and others who performed abortions faced prison sentences. Abortion is currently only legal in Mexico City and the states of Oaxaca, Hidalgo and Veracruz. Another 28 […]

At least 45 dead as Storm Ida dumps ‘historic’ rain in north east

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‘Historic Win’: CHD Wins Case Against FCC on Safety Guidelines for 5G and Wireless

Following by : EHT Wins in Historic Decision, Federal Court Orders FCC to Explain Why It Ignored Scientific Evidence Showing Harm from Wireless Radiation – Environmental Health Trust August 13, 2021 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit court ruled the Federal Communications Commission failed to provide a reasoned explanation for its determination […]

Mysterious Medieval Castle Found Near Historic Shropshire Manor Home

Archaeologists from the British firm Dig Ventures have been excavating a mysterious mound located near Soulton Hall , an ancient manor house turned tourist attraction near the village of Wem in Shropshire, West England. What they’ve just discovered during these explorations may dramatically alter everything historians thought they knew about the Soulton Hall site. Believe […]

New Zealand Prime Minister Apologizes For Historic Raids On Pasifika People

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sat motionless Sunday as members of the Pacific Island community pulled a large white mat over her head, completely covering her. Moments later they removed it and embraced her. It was part of an emotional ceremony at the Auckland Town Hall during which Ardern […]

“Historic Victory”: Bayer to End US Residential Sales of Glyphosate-Based Herbicides

“Historic Victory”: Bayer to End US Residential Sales of Glyphosate-Based HerbicidesPosted on July 29, 2021GMO By Kenny StancilIn a move that environmental groups celebrated as a “historic victory” following years of campaigning to remove Roundup and similar weedkillers from store shelves, Bayer on Thursday announced that it will halt the sale of glyphosate-based herbicides to […]

Floods devastate historic German winemaker

As Western Europe recovers from last week’s deadly floods, a historic German wine cooperative has described the impact on its business as “devastating”. The Mayschoss-Altenahr wine cooperative, near the river Ahr south of Bonn, was founded more than 150 years ago and is believed to be the oldest such organisation in the world. But it […]

THOUSANDS of Pedophiles Busted in Historic Child Sex Sting in Germany

Police in Germany have busted one of the biggest ever online pedophile rings with over 1,600 suspects identified as having participated in child rape and torture. While most of the pedophiles came from across the country, digital forensic experts had picked out people from the US, Austria, Switzerland and France on suspicion of possessing or […]

Lake Mead’s ‘bathtub ring’ shows historic water decline as first-ever ‘tier 1’ shortage to be declared

The US is expected to declare its first-ever “tier one” water shortage at Lake Mead – the largest US reservoir by volume – after its water level reached historic lows and continues to decline. The reservoir on the Colorado river is at only 37 per cent capacity, the lowest level since the lake was filled […]

Over 600 scholars and artists call for the dismantling of the apartheid regime in historic Palestine

Ahmed Abbes, mathematician, Director of research in Paris, France Sinan Antoon, New York University, United States John Avery, Writer, Denmark Bertrand Badie, Sciences Po Paris, France Étienne Balibar, Anniversary Chair of Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University London, United Kingdom Anthony Barnett, Writer, United Kingdom Edmond Baudoin, Auteur de bandes dessinées, France George Bisharat, UC Hastings […]

In Historic First, WNBA Player Comes Out As Straight

PORTLAND, OR—In a development that many are calling the most stunning and brave thing to ever happen in the world of sports, a WNBA point guard has come out as heterosexual. The player, Megan Frederickson, has been playing for the Portland Fire for the last four years. She’s broken many records over her short career, […]

Palestinian Christians issue historic ‘Statement of Repentance and Hope’

On Saturday, June 12, a call titled “Statement of Repentance and Hope” was shared via email and social media to hundreds of Palestinian Christian leaders and clergy. The call states: “This statement was written with urgency by Palestinian Christian young adults from all across the land, expressing repentance and hope regarding the ongoing injustices. If […]

The wacko Republican idea of an ‘opposition party’—take down historic, majority American values

Image Credit: Woody Harrington Who ever imagined a minority national party, beholden to voting patterns, would look for redemption by undermining enthusiasm for elections? Belittling the very notion of fair elections (past and future) exposes a politics of contempt. Since there’s no “surgical” way to do “voter suppression,”count on unintended, negative consequences, arguably demoralizing the […]

Israel’s historic new government cannot end growing delegitimization in U.S.

The new Israeli government has provided great hope to Israel’s friends in America that its image is about to improve in American politics. The Bennett-Lapid government is historic in that it includes three votes from a Palestinian party– “the most inclusive government ever, with Arabs, women, and Jews of color holding vital cabinet ministries,” as […]

Georgia County Election Officials Subpoenaed in Historic Fraud Case

Three Georgia county election officials have been hit with subpoenas to testify in a historic fraud case regarding the 2020 ballot count, according to reports. Fulton County poll workers Wandrea Shaye Moss and her mother Ruby Freeman have been ordered to give depositions regarding events during the 2020 election count. Freeman and Moss were central to […]

Hundreds gather at historic Tulsa church’s prayer wall

“You can kill the people but you cannot kill the voice of the blood.” Although the church was nearly destroyed in the massacre, parishioners continued to meet in the basement, and it was rebuilt several years later, becoming a symbol of the resilience of Tulsa’s Black community. The building was added to the National Register […]

EU-Turkey relations at ‘historic low point,’ MEPs warn

MEPs adopted on Wednesday a report warning that the relations between Turkey and the European Union were at a “historic low point.” The text was passed with 480 votes in favour, 64 against and 150 abstentions. Rapporteur Nacho Sánchez Amor said the report was “probably the toughest yet in its criticism of the situation in […]

Historic Tamtama Cave gets cleaned up by NGO members 

Historic Tamtama Cave gets cleaned up by NGO members  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN –A cleaning project has been recently completed on the historical cave of Tamtama, near Urmia, northwestern West Azarbaijan province.  The project was carried out in collaboration with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) active in the tourism and cultural heritage fields, the provincial tourism chief has […]

Solidarity with the Palestinian General Strike across historic Palestine

Editor’s Note: The following is a statement by the Palestinian BDS National Committee. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. Palestinians in Jerusalem and across Historic Palestine are observing tomorrow a General Strike to protest Israel’s massacres in Gaza and settler-colonial and apartheid repression and […]

China Lands Spacecraft On Mars In Historic First For Nation

BEIJING — China landed a spacecraft on Mars for the first time on Saturday, a technically challenging feat more difficult than a moon landing, in the latest advance for its ambitious goals in space. Plans call for a rover to stay in the lander for a few days of diagnostic tests before rolling down a […]

UPDATE 4-China completes historic Mars spacecraft landing

 An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully landed on the surface of Mars on Saturday, state news agency Xinhua reported, making China the second space-faring nation after the United States to land on the Red Planet. The Tianwen-1 spacecraft landed on a site on a vast plain known as Utopia Planitia, “leaving a Chinese footprint on Mars […]

Appalling surge of anti-Asian violence—with historic roots

Image Credit: Ringo Chiu/Getty Images All without one historic act of vengeance on whites. More predictable acts of copycat violence have struck Asians minding their own business: the latest an 85 year old, San Francisco woman stabbed while waiting for a bus. With no end in sight, dozens of brutal attacks, from New York and […]

The Sinful Sodom and Gomorrah: Real Historic Cities or Biblical Myth?

Sodom and Gomorrah are two famous cities mentioned in the Hebrew Bible and the Christian New Testament, and there are few who haven’t heard of them at one point in their life. Supposedly obliterated in a rain of fire, these two cities are reported to have suffered the wrath of God for their sins, debauchery, […]

“Biden’s Trillions” Spark Historic Labor Shortage: Record 42% Of Businesses Can’t Fill Job Openings

… there is now a full-blown labor shortage in the US, for one simple reason – trillions in Biden stimulus are now incentivizing potential workers not to seek gainful employment, but to sit back and collect the next stimmy check for doing absolutely nothing in what is becoming the world’s greatest “under the radar” experiment […]

Betty McCollum introduces historic bill seeking to end US complicity for Israeli human rights abuses

Representative Betty McCollum (D-MN) introduced today her most comprehensive legislative initiative yet to promote Palestinian rights, the Defending the Human Rights of Palestinian Children and Families Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act. “U.S. assistance intended for Israel’s security must never be used to violate the human rights of Palestinian children, demolish the homes of Palestinian […]

Ancient Alphabetic Script Found in Israel Fills Gap in Historic Record

A team of Austrian and Israeli archaeologists working the fertile ground of the famed Tel Lachish site in central Israel made a discovery that has altered existing theories about how the first alphabetic script was transmitted from ancient Egypt to other parts of the world. While exploring architectural ruins previously unearthed at this ancient site, […]

Historic Cold Cases: Five Ancient Archaeological Murder Mysteries

Nothing sticks in the mind quite like an unanswered question, such as a historic murder mystery, an unsettled death, an impenetrable enigma or even an ancient cold case just waiting to be resolved. A good detective eliminates the impossible, and whatever remains, however improbable, could just be the answer. Archaeologists are pathological problem solvers, obsessed […]

Fire ravages historic factory in St Petersburg

A huge fire ravaged a historic factory in the Russian city of St Petersburg on Monday. Russia’s Emergencies Ministry said one firefighter was missing and two others are being treated in hospital as attempts were made to tackle the blaze. Huge clouds of black smoke could be seen over the city and forty people were […]

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