Posts Tagged ‘locals’

Canary Islands volcano still erupting, ash worries locals

Six weeks after a volcano erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma, vast amounts of ash and lava continued to cover buildings and farmland. Spain’s military emergency unit (UME) and ground army were working in the exclusion area, removing ash from the roofs of buildings. According to emergency officials, some lava flows reached a […]

Lockdowns Widen in China as Locals Doubt Official COVID-19 Figures

People in many Chinese cities, under heavy lockdown due to COVID-19 outbreaks, are concerned that infection numbers are being underreported. A spokesperson for the Chinese National Health Commission Mi Feng said at a press conference on Friday: “As of now, the diagnosed local [COVID-19] cases have risen for 19 consecutive days, and involved 16 provinces.” […]

Locals protest against construction around Lake Balaton in Hungary

There is a renewed wave of outcry against planned construction around Lake Balaton in Hungary. Developers aim to build apartment blocks, houses, a residential park, a visitor center and hotels close to the harbor of Tihany, a Unesco Word Heritage site. Locals are demanding that this unique area be left designated a green zone and […]

Tourists and locals on the hunt for water in Rome heatwave

Italy is being hit this week by a heatwave causing wildfires in the south of the country, particularly in Sicily and Calabria, where a UNESCO-listed natural park is under threat. Meanwhile in Rome, tourists and locals hunt for fountains to refresh themselves and cope with the high temperatures. Source

Locals in Turkey scramble to fight the fire surrounding their village

These were the dramatic scenes as locals in southern Turkey scrambled to fight a wildfire that had surrounded their village. Villagers in Cokertme raced to get a water hose long enough to reach the flames. Others tried to usher their farm animals from danger. One local resident said: “I feel very tired and helpless. We […]

Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah locals urged to evacuate amid battle with Taliban

Civilians were urged by the Afghan army to evacuate the southern city of Lashkar Gah as security forces prepare an operation against the Taliban. Fighting in the area has already led to significant civilian injuries and deaths, according to the UN mission in Afghanistan. At least 40 civilians have been killed and more than a […]

Kazan school shooting: locals create makeshift memorial for victims

People in the Russian town of Kazan are struggling to come to terms with a school shooting in which at least nine people died. Seven students and two staff members have died in the attack. A 19-year-old suspect has been detained. Many locals have left candles, flowers and toys at a makeshift memorial set up […]

Locals demand justice after death toll in Rio de Janeiro’s most lethal police raid on favela rises to 28 (PHOTOS)

Residents of the slums in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro rallied in protest after police carried out one of the deadliest raids in the city’s history. The number of those killed in the operation has grown to 28. Rio’s Civil Police chief Allan Turnowski told reporters that the dead were drug dealers who “fired at the […]

Chinese City Orders Locals Guard Border With Burma To Curb COVID-19

The Chinese regime ordered local people to guard the border with Burma in the southeastern city of Ruili to curb the city’s COVID-19 outbreak, with locals complaining that the measures are ineffective. “We don’t have any tool even to defend ourselves,” Li Liang (pseudonym), a resident at Mengmao town in Ruili, Yunnan province, told the […]

Cosmic shower: Locals report seeing bright ‘meteors’ in Britain, Cuba and US (VIDEOS)

Residents in the UK and Cuba have described seeing shiny objects falling from the sky, which were followed by a loud noise. Unconfirmed meteor sightings were also reported in the US. A dashcam recorded a bright ball of light flying across the sky over the island of Jersey, a British territory in the English Channel. […]

The Yellow Brick Road – How Rocket Lab Success Was Built At The Expense of the Locals

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Israel’s new tourism come-on: Holy sites, beaches, locals are vaccinated

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Locals ski across graves at Buchenwald concentration camp

Skiers and tobogganers have been seen sledding and skiing at the memorial on the site of the Buchenwald concentration camp, some leaving tracks across graves, German news site Der Spiegel reported Thursday. Memorial staff have increased security and called for locals to show respect and refrain from winter sports at the site of the camp, […]

Indonesia Bans Bali Locals from ‘Getting Drunk’ on Christmas, New Year

The government of Bali, Indonesia, announced on Tuesday that “celebrations, fireworks, as well as getting drunk for the upcoming Christmas and New Year holiday will be prohibited” on the island to accommodate an expected domestic tourism boom in the coming weeks, Coconuts Jakarta reported. Bali government officials issued an official notice on Tuesday explaining that “any […]

Locals gather to watch volcano erupt on French island of Reunion

Locals gather on the French island of Reunion to watch a volcano erupt. It’s the third time this year that the Piton de la Fournaise has spewed out lava. The latest eruption happened in an uninhabited area on Monday around 4.40 am local time (1.40 CET). Reunion – considered a French department – is situated […]

Locals in Rome can now get a COVID-19 test at pharmacies

People living in Rome have this week been able to get rapid swabs in pharmacies to detect possible COVID-19 infections, without any need of a medical prescription. Staring this week local pharmacies are allowed to perform antigenic swabs or, alternatively, serological tests for a fixed cost of €22 to anyone who wants one. Everyone can […]

Israel’s latest Syria strike targeted Iranian unit that paid locals to plant explosives on border

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Manhunt Underway In Montana For Vandals Who Warned Locals That Israel Orchestrated 9-11 Attacks

Police in Kalispell, Montana, are calling on the community to help find the people responsible for recent incidents of vandalism in which the culprits attempted to inform the public that Israel was behind the 9-11 attacks, according to a local CBS affiliate KTVQ: Antisemitic vandalism was spotted on a billboard off Highway 93, as well […]

Greek Locals, Migrants Clash at Hotel Rented by UN for ‘Refugee Children’

Tensions reportedly boiled over in a Greek town where nearly 40 ‘unaccompanied minors’ were quietly moved into a hotel by the United Nations – to the dismay of local residents. In an operation reportedly overseen by Greek NGO METAdrati and the U.N. International Organization for Migration (IOM), 39 ‘refugee children’ were brought to the mainland […]

Armed Locals Stand Guard To Protect Kenosha Neighborhood

An armed neighborhood watch group are taking turns at standing guard each night at the entrance of a subdivision in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kenosha News reported that around ten armed residents started standing guard over the subdivision on Tuesday, following two nights of violent unrest and riots over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. About a […]

Armed Locals Stand Guard To Protect Kenosha Neighborhood

An armed neighborhood watch group are taking turns at standing guard each night at the entrance of a subdivision in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Kenosha News reported that around ten armed residents started standing guard over the subdivision on Tuesday, following two nights of violent unrest and riots over the police shooting of Jacob Blake. About a […]

Locals in Uman, Ukraine scuffle with Jewish pilgrims

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Finnish town offers locals cake (and other rewards) for cutting CO2 emissions

A town in Finland is offering cake, free transport tickets and other rewards to locals who cut their carbon emissions. Lahti, situated 100 kilometres north of Helsinki, has developed an app that tracks residents’ CO2 outlays based on whether they travel by car, public transport, bike or on foot. The app, called CitiCAP and developed […]

Finnish town offers locals cake (and other rewards) for cutting CO2 emissions

A town in Finland is offering cake, free transport tickets and other rewards to locals who cut their carbon emissions. Lahti, situated 100 kilometres north of Helsinki, has developed an app that tracks residents’ CO2 outlays based on whether they travel by car, public transport, bike or on foot. The app, called CitiCAP and developed […]

BLM Protesters Ask People in Finland to Raise a Fist in Solidarity, Locals Make a Heart-Warming Gesture

BLM is on a world tour, trying to make Whites all over feel guilty for supposedly oppressing the Blacks with all our racism. Apparently these Finns do not understand to throw up the Commie fist properly. (Or maybe the Finns know the dangers of Communism, which is why the repelled the Soviety invasion in the […]

BLM Protesters Took A Wrong Turn Into MAGA Country, Run Out Of Town By Armed Locals In Rural Nevada

Thousands of patriotic residents of Minden, Nevada, put Democrat-run cities including Portland, Chicago and Seattle to shame, running far-left BLM protesters out of town as soon as they showed up in the neighborhood and threatened to cause a scene. Several dozen out-of-town far-left protesters gathered for a weekend demonstration in the rural Nevada town, but […]

Indian man victim of ‘honor killing,’ furious locals accuse police of turning blind eye

Kevin Joseph, 23, was dragged out of his relative’s house in the southern state of Kerala the day after his wedding to 21-year-old Neenu Chacko. He was abducted, along with one of his relatives, with the latter eventually set free by the abductors, according to The Hindu.  Joseph was found dead in a canal on […]

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Locals Take Over Pipeline Office, Then Occupy Drill Rig

Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Locals Take Over Pipeline Office, Then Occupy Drill Rig Above Photo: A bus full of pipeline protesters. From Lancaster Against Pipelines facebook Something extraordinary happened in Lancaster County yesterday. A busload of fifty local residents took over the field offices of Williams/Transco at 805 Estelle Drive, Suite 101, in Lancaster. We dropped a […]

‘Geyser? Volcano?’ Locals puzzled by mystery sinkhole at Nice beach (PHOTO)

A sinkhole 5 meters in diameter and 2 meters deep, filled with brackish water, emerged on Lido beach in Nice, along the famous Promenade des Anglais, local media report. Locals were stunned by its perfect roundness. Some wondered what may have caused the phenomenon. “It’s either a volcano or a geyser,” one Nice resident told […]

How to survive nuclear strike: Chinese media advises locals on N. Korea border

China’s state-affiliated Jilin Province daily newspaper issued a full-page report informing civilians on the effects of nuclear weapons and how to protect themselves, Chinese media reported on Wednesday. The northeastern region is close to the North Korean Punggye-ri nuclear test site and shares a vast border with it.  The report describes in detail how dangerous nuclear […]

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