Posts Tagged ‘northern’

Brexit ‘sausage wars’: EU plans ‘dramatic’ changes to ease Northern Ireland protocol row

The European Commission will announce a “bespoke” arrangement for Northern Ireland on Wednesday, senior EU sources have told Euronews, in a bid to end the deadlock that has been going on for almost a year. For several months, many in the Unionist community have decried strict EU rules on chilled meats such as sausages from […]

UN: 5m people affected by water shortage in northern Syria

Some five million people in northern and north-eastern Syria are affected by water shortages, the United Nations said yesterday. “We have received reports that five million people are affected by the ongoing water crisis in north and north-east of Syria,” a spokesman for the United Nations Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric, told reporters in New York. “People […]

Serbia’s president blasts world silence over occupation of northern Kosovo as tensions in breakaway region soar

Home » Europe, Wars / Conflicts » Serbia’s president blasts world silence over occupation of northern Kosovo as tensions in breakaway region soar     Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic says foreign partners are turning a blind eye to a security crackdown in Serb-majority areas of Kosovo, where the breakaway region’s forces have brought essential cross-border […]

Police arrest excavators in northern Iran

TEHRAN- Iranian police have recently arrested seven illegal diggers in Savadkuh county of the northern Mazandaran province.   The suspects were traced and finally detained after police received reports from cultural heritage aficionados about their misdeeds, said Mohammadreza Kordan, a senior police official in charge of protecting cultural heritage, CHTN reported on Sunday. “Some excavation […]

Taliban Capture Key City Mazar-e-Sharif, Now Control All Of Northern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have captured a large, heavily defended city in northern Afghanistan in a major setback for the government, and the insurgents are approaching the capital less than three weeks before the U.S. hopes to complete its troop withdrawal. The fall of Mazar-e-Sharif, the country’s fourth largest city, which Afghan forces […]

At Least 40 Killed in Severe Northern Turkey Floods

ISTANBUL—The death toll from severe floods and mudslides in coastal Turkey has climbed to at least 40, the country’s emergency and disaster agency said Saturday. Torrential rains that pounded the Black Sea provinces of Bartin, Kastamonu, and Sinop on Wednesday caused flooding that demolished homes, severed at least five bridges, swept away cars, and rendered […]

Four dead in helicopter crash in Northern Carolina

At least four people on board a helicopter were killed on Sunday after it crashed in a remote area of northern California. The Colusa County Sheriff’s Department, which confirmed the deaths to the KXTV station, did not release their identities. “Preliminary reports indicate four people were on board,” said the sheriff’s statement. The four who […]

Structure, probably dug by ancient troglodytes, discovered in northern Iran

TEHRAN – Remnants of a rocky structure, which is thought to probably be carved by ancient troglodytes, have been discovered in northern Iran. The structure was accidentally unearthed during a grading and site preparation in Rudbar county of Gilan province, deputy provincial tourism chief Vali Jahani announced on Wednesday, CHTN reported. “The finding, according to […]

Oldest Roman Camp of Northern Hispania Found in Portugal

A vast 10,000-man Roman camp has been discovered in northern Portugal. Not only is it one of the biggest ever discovered, but it’s also the oldest ever discovered in northern Hispania (the name of Spain when it was under Roman rule), dating back to 137 BC. Until recently, the oldest known Roman camp in Galicia […]

Northern Ireland Foreshadows the Future – Just Maybe!

To the monumental disinterest of the outside world, the people of Northern Ireland woke on June 18th to discover that Edwin Poots, leader of the Democratic Unionist Party, had resigned. He had been in the job three weeks. As far as we know, he was not forced out through a vote of no confidence but […]

Turkey strikes YPG positions in northern Syria after attack on hospital

Turkey has conducted airstrikes against Kurdish militant targets in northern Syria, in response to a deadly attack on a hospital in the region. The airstrikes targeted the positions of the Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the Syrian regime-held city of Tel Rifat yesterday. Ankara accused the groups of the […]

Minister inspects recreational port construction in northern Iran 

Minister inspects recreational port construction in northern Iran  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Minister Ali-Asghar Mounesan on Friday paid a visit to the construction possess of a recreational port in Gilan province. The minister Also promised to attract investors and to convince the government to assist in purchasing pleasure boats and […]

Archaeologists discover rocky cave in northern Iran

Archaeologists discover rocky cave in northern Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A team of Iranian archaeologists has recently discovered a rocky cave that based on available evidence is expected to have a historical background.  The cave was found some 30 meters away from Hotu Cave which is situated in Behshahr county of the northern Mazandaran […]

IDF says it thwarted underwater drone attack by Hamas from northern Gaza

The Hamas terror group attempted to attack Israeli naval assets with an autonomous submarine from northern Gaza on Monday, the Israeli military said, adding that it destroyed the device shortly after launch and struck the team that operated it. According to the Israel Defense Forces, a number of operatives from the Gaza-ruling terror group were […]

Rockets Fired from Lebanon Set Off Sirens in Northern Israel

he border wall between Israel and Lebanon near the northern Israeli kibbutz of Misgav Am on April 28, 2021 . Photo: JALAA MAREY / AFP i24 News – Rockets from Lebanon triggered a red alert late Monday in northern Israeli communities Misgav Am and Metula, according to the Israel Defense Forces. Shortly after 11 pm, […]

Students In Northern Michigan Can Ditch Masks If They Show Proof of Vaccination

Officals in Northern Michigan have said that University staff and students are allowed to remove their masks if they can provide proof that they have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. WNMU-FM reported that Northern Michigan University students and staff can ditch their masks and stop social distancing but only if they can prove, via an […]

Edwin Poots is the new leader of Northern Ireland’s DUP

Edwin Poots is the new leader of Northern Ireland’s largest Unionist party, the DUP. He beat his rival Westminister leader, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, in a close contest after Arlene Foster stood down from the role amid anger over her support for the Northern Irish protocol in the Brexit agreement. Post-Brexit trade rules have imposed customs […]

Snow Falls on Mother’s Day in Portions of Northern U.S.

Snow fell in portions of the northern United States and Canada on Mother’s Day — a rare May event that is the result of unusual late spring weather patterns that are seen about once every decade or so. Accuweather.com reported that snow fell in Ohio, Montana, and Alberta, Canada. Other reports indicate that snow also fell […]

PM Plans $10 Billion Insurance Premium Subsidy for Northern Australia

People in northern Australia will soon have cheaper property insurance as the federal government announced a subsidy plan for the region from next year. A reinsurance pool backed by a $10 billion government guarantee will be in place from July 1, 2022, to relieve the high premium cost burden on homes and businesses due to frequent […]

‘Terrible Disaster’ in Northern Israel Leaves At Least 40 Crushed to Death, Dozens Injured, After Stampede at Lag B’Omer Festival

Medics and rescue workers attend to the Lag B’Omer event in Mount Meron, northern Israel. Photo: Reuters. Dozens of people were killed in a crush at a bonfire celebrating the Jewish holiday of Lag b’Omer  in Israel early on Friday morning, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a “terrible disaster.” Media reports initially […]

At least 44 killed at overcrowded Lag Ba’Omer event in northern Israel

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Millennia-old hill in northern Iran to be demarcated

TEHRAN – New boundaries will be defined for Tepe Kelar Hill, a 6,000-year-old archaeological hill situated in the northern province of Mazandaran to protect the ancient site from destruction.  A budget of 2.5 billion rials (about $ 60,000 at the official exchange rate of 42,000 rials) has been allocated to the project, the deputy provincial […]

Ending China’s Port Lease in Northern Australia Possible: Defence Minister

The Port of Darwin lease is one of many deals that have been sewn up with China and one Foreign Minister Marise Payne could consider ending after she tore up Victoria’s the Belt and Road initiative with the Asian giant last week. The Northern Territory government signed a 99-year lease for the Port of Darwin […]

Bright Prospects of the the Northern Sea Route and Washington’s Gloomy Nightmares

After the infamous blockage of the Suez Canal by the container ship Ever Given that occurred in late March, the Northern Sea Route stretching along Russia’s northern coastline became one of the most attractive options for the delivery of goods from Asia to Europe. In this context, melting glaciers in the Arctic are making the Northern […]

10 Jewish graves vandalized in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Ten Jewish graves at a cemetery in Belfast, Northern Ireland were damaged in what is being considered a hate crime by police, multiple news outlets reported. Police are analyzing all CCTV footage from 24 hours before Friday.  According to local councilor Steven Corr, of the Sinn Fein Party, the incident is the latest in a […]

Roman Villa Unearthed in Northern Yorkshire is First of its Kind

Excavations at a proposed construction site in suburban Scarborough in northern Yorkshire, England have revealed the remains of a grand and stately Roman villa, which would have been constructed sometime in the first three centuries AD. The site is covered with an expansive complex of buildings, including a large, circular central room with auxiliary chambers […]

Renewed Violence In Northern Ireland Stirs Memories Of ‘The Troubles’

LONDON (AP) — Young people have hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and set hijacked cars and a bus on fire during a week of violence on the streets of Northern Ireland. Police responded with rubber bullets and water cannons. The streets were calmer Friday night, as community leaders appealed for calm after […]

Northern Ireland: Five things to know

Violence has flared for a week in Northern Ireland, stoked by tensions over Britain’s departure from the European Union, reviving memories of three decades of sectarian conflict. Here are five things to know about the province, which shares a border with the Republic of Ireland, still a member of the EU. Under the British crown […]

‘End assimilation’: Cars vandalized, racist graffiti sprayed in northern Israeli Bedouin village

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Candidate kicks off campaign in northern Mexico inside a coffin

Carlos Mayorga, candidate for federal representative in Mexico’s Ciudad Juárez, on the border with the United States, launches his election campaign inside a coffin to draw attention to the dead left by the coronavirus pandemic and violence linked to organised crime. Source 00

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