Posts Tagged ‘northern’

Unique St George Seal Found in Castle Ruins in Northern France

In 2020 the Regional Directorate of Cultural Affairs (DRAC) in France’s northernmost region, Hauts-de-France, requested that the country’s National Monuments Center (CMN) begin renovation  Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Northern Ireland government formally apologises to victims of child abuse

The Northern Ireland government has issued a formal apology to victims of abuse in orphanages and children’s homes. Ministers from all five political parties in the Northern Ireland Assembly read out apologies to survivors gathered at the Stormont government buildings near Belfast. Representatives of six institutions where the abuse took place also publicly said sorry […]

Hindu Extremists Try to Kill Pastor, Wife in Northern India, He Says

Pastor Rakesh Babu after attempt to kill him in Chandauli District, Uttar Pradesh, India on Jan. 14, 2022. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Pastor Rakesh Babu was about to go to bed one night earlier this year in northern India when eight Hindu extremists broke into his house, beat and choked him […]

Hardline Hindu Neighbors Attack Pastors in Northern India

Remnant of Bible burned in Anand Nagar, Haryana state, India on Jan. 28, 2022. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – A Hindu extremist mob on Jan. 28 attacked two pastors in northern India, setting the Bible of one on fire as he blacked out from the beating, he said. Accusing the pastors of […]

A ‘Functional’ New Iron Age Broch To Be Built in Northern Scotland

An Iron Age broch will be reconstructed in northern Scotland using 2,000-year-old techniques to build the stone tower. Not just that, but it will be filled with Iron Age tools, and folk! A broch, or ‘complex Atlantic roundhouse,’ is a hollow-walled stone tower that was greatly built in what is today Scotland. Around 700 brochs […]

Hostility toward Christians Grows in District in Northern India

Pastor Chunglenlal Singsit is badgered by Hindu extremists in Padyari, Kathua District, Jammu and Kashmir state, India, on Dec. 25, 2021. (Morning Star News screenshot) HYDERABAD, India (Morning Star News) – Intense opposition to Christianity grew in an area of northern India in the past month as a Hindu mob invited news media to record them […]

Badger Finds Largest Ever Roman Coin Hoard in Northern Spain

A badger desperately hunting for food during the harsh winter of 2021, when Storm Filomena deposited snow across the Iberian Peninsula , has accidentally uncovered a substantial Roman coin hoard in a cave in northern Spain. The cave is located in Berció, a parish in the municipality of Grado in the Spanish province of Asturias, […]

US Occupation Bases In Northern Syria Targeted By Rockets

Jan 1 2022 By Staff, Agencies Several Katyusha rockets separately hit military facilities where US occupation forces are stationed in Syria’s oil-producing northern provinces of Deir Ez-Zor and Hasakah, but there were no immediate reports of serious injuries and the extent of damage caused. A military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Arabic-language […]

Christmas Before Christ: Yule & Other Northern European Traditions

A look at Slavic, Baltic, Celtic & Germanic Christmas-time traditions and their similarities and origins, with an especial focus on Yule, as well as the nature of Santa Claus. [embedded content] Share now! Source

The Zone of Silence – The Bizarre Bermuda Triangle of Northern Mexico

Within the Mapimí Biosphere Reserve, in a place known as the Trino Vertex, lies a patch of desert which has garnered a reputation for strange occurrences. Known as la Zona del SIlencio , or the Zone of Silence, this is a place where compasses spin out of control and radio or satellite signals simply don’t […]

Kidnapped Pastor in Northern Nigeria Slain after Ransom Paid

The Rev. Dauda Bature of the Evangelical Chruch Winning All. (Facebook) ABUJA, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Fulani herdsmen who kidnapped a Christian pastor outside the city of Kaduna in northern Nigeria killed him last week after receiving ransom payments, sources said. The Rev. Dauda Bature of the First Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) in Hayin […]

Northern Territory, Australia Police Detective Sergeant Resigns: “I Can No Longer, in Good Conscience, Continue to Be Part of This Descent Into Totalitarian ‘Rule by Law’ in This Territory.”

Northern Territory, Australia Police Detective Sergeant Resigns: “I Can No Longer, in Good Conscience, Continue to Be Part of This Descent Into Totalitarian ‘Rule by Law’ in This Territory.”   <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>“Hold the line. This far and no further.” TCTL editor’s note: On December 2, 2021 Detective Sergeant […]

Pastor, Wife Arrested on Baseless Charges in Northern India

Pastor Lal Chand after his release from jail in Gorakhpur District, Uttar Pradesh, India. (Morning Star News) NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Hindu extremists in northern India disrupted a house church service, interrogated a pastor and signalled police to arrest him and his wife on baseless charges of fraudulent conversion, sources said. Pastor Lal Chand, […]

Northern Ireland: EU welcomes ‘change in tone’ from UK in post-Brexit trade talks

The British government and the European Commission are to continue talks next week to seek a solution over disputed post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland. The Commission’s top negotiator Maros Sefcovic met his British counterpart David Frost in London on Friday, and said he welcomed the “change in tone” from the UK Brexit minister. Both say […]

2,700-Year-Old Assyrian Wine Press Found in Northern Iraq

A team of Italian archaeologists exploring ruins connected to the legendary Neo-Assyrian Empire have discovered an ancient industrial wine press. Dating to approximately 700 BC, the remains of the wine press were found at an archaeological site known as Khanis, which is in the Duhok governate in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. “This is […]

Cable car crashes in northern Czech Republic, killing one person

A cable car crashed in northern Czech Republic on Sunday, killing one person, officials said. The accident occurred Sunday afternoon when one of the two cabins of the cable car crashed to the ground. The only person onboard, a staff member, was killed, said head of the regional government Martin Puta. Rescuers said none of […]

Police Boost Security in Northern Virginia Malls After Public Safety Threat

Police in northern Virginia will be increasing law enforcement presence in malls and shopping centers in the area through the Halloween weekend after news of a potential threat to public safety in the area emerged in the past 48 hours, according to multiple reports. The news comes amid an upcoming gubernatorial election in Virginia, to take […]

UK’s Johnson renews threat to EU over Northern Ireland trade

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Friday that London “will have to take the steps that are necessary” to resolve an escalating dispute with Brussels over Northern Ireland trade. He was speaking to reporters as he travelled to Rome for a G20 summit. At the heart of the rift is the Northern Ireland Protocol, […]

Brexit: UK reiterates demand to end ECJ role ahead of latest talks over Northern Ireland Protocol

London has reiterated its demand for an end to the European Court of Justice’s role in resolving post-Brexit disputes over Northern Ireland. British Brexit Secretary Lord David Frost insisted in front of the parliamentary EU Scrutiny Committee that the UK wants to find “balanced” arbitration mechanisms. “We cannot have the courts of one side settling […]

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 […]

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