Posts Tagged ‘northern’

Watch Kate Middleton Get In Awkward Exchange With Woman In Northern Ireland

The princess was greeting the public when she got a confrontational earful as the woman grabbed her hand. Source

Catholics outnumber Protestants for first time in Northern Ireland’s history

Catholics outnumber Protestants for the first time in Northern Ireland’s history, a newly published census has revealed. The 2021 survey shows that 42.3% now identify as Catholics, compared to 37.3% as Protestants or other Christian religions. At the last census in 2011, 45% of the population identified as Catholic and 48% as Protestant or other Christian religions. In 2001, 53% […]

Handicraft courses empower inmates in northern Iran

TEHRAN—Training courses in four fields of handicrafts have been offered in prisons of Lahijan, northern Gilan province, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said. Prisoners were trained in crochet, leatherwork, marquetry, and woodcarving to find employment after they were released, Hamidreza Azarpur explained on Wednesday. The courses were also designed to promote handicrafts as a […]

Handicraft courses empower inmates in northern Iran

TEHRAN—Training courses in four fields of handicrafts have been offered in prisons of Lahijan, northern Gilan province, the deputy provincial tourism chief has said. Prisoners were trained in crochet, leatherwork, marquetry, and woodcarving to find employment after they were released, Hamidreza Azarpur explained on Wednesday. The courses were also designed to promote handicrafts as a […]

TX Border Sheriff: ‘Haven’t Seen Anything’ to Stop ‘Wave’ at Border, and Northern Cities ‘Will See It Eventually’

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Maverick County, TX Sheriff Tom Schmerber said he hasn’t “seen anything that would stop this immigration problem coming through to the USA.” And that there is a “wave” of people coming through who “want to keep on going north. So, they will see it eventually. This […]

Serbia PM sends message of peace in landmark visit to northern Kosovo

Serbia’s prime minister made a landmark visit to Kosovo and sent a message of “peace, stability and tolerance”. Ana Brnabic is the highest-ranking Serbian official to visit Kosovo in years. It comes amid a recent flare-up of tensions between Serbia and Kosovo who went to war in 1998-99. Recent problems erupted last month over Serbia’s […]

Turkish military helicopter crashes in northern Iraq

A Turkish military helicopter crashed in northern Iraq, the National Defence Ministry said early on Monday, Anadolu News Agency reports. Seven of the eight personnel on board were rescued, while a search operation is under way for the remaining individual, the Ministry said in a statement. The Sikorsky helicopter was on a supply mission and […]

Nigerians warned against traveling to Turkish-occupied Northern Cyprus

The Nigerian Federal Government warned citizens against travelling to Turkish-occupied Northern Cyprus due to the human rights abuses meted out to travelers and students. This was made known by the Chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, at the 48th session of the State House ministerial media briefing organised by the presidential […]

Unmerciful Diets of Ancient Sea Monsters Of The Northern Abyss

Unless having been to sea, far enough out to lose sight of land on an open wooden craft, no-one would quite understand the terror endured by ancient seafarers braving the unknown oceans. Mariners skiffing over the surface of a storm-torn ocean at night, many miles from shore with nothing but water in all directions, would […]

Head of IOF’s Northern Command: Hezbollah Keeps Us Busy All the Time

July 9, 2022 Translated by Staff, Hebrew Media The commander of the “Israeli” Occupation Forces’ [IOF] Northern Command, Major General Amir Baram, told the settlers of the northern border in Metula: “The Golan Heights is like a magnet, which attracts to it many things from Tehran through Iraq, to the Hermon [Jabal al-Sheikh] region. And […]

Northern Ireland court rules Christian education ‘breaches human rights’

Photo Credit: Taylor Wilcox /Unsplash (The Christian Institute) — A judge has ruled that exclusively Christian RE lessons in Northern Irish primary schools are unlawful. Currently, provisions in the Education and Libraries (NI) Order 1986 mean that RE lessons and daily collective worship (CW) such as assemblies must focus on Christianity. But a legal… Source

Christine Anderson MEP on the Northern Light Convention

 June 28, 2022 The Northern Light Convention was a huge success with more than 25 speakers. Politicians, lawyers, economists, scientists, writers, health professionals and activists convened to brainstorm how to stop the crimes currently being committed against humanity and how to stop it ever being repeated. And answering the question, what would happen if people […]

Traditional wine battle returns in northern Spain

The battle of the wine of Haro in northern Spain returns after a two-year break due to COVID-19. This wine battle takes place on Saint Peters Day (Dia de San Pedro), which is June 29th every year. Source

“Northern Ireland Protocol”: What It Is and Why It Matters?

It you want to write an article nobody will read, the best headline is probably “Northern Ireland Protocol”. Ever since it was made part of the renegotiated Brexit agreement in 2019, everyone has been either upsetting people by arguing about it, or choosing to ignore it. Everyone is sick and tired of hearing about Northern […]

Heirs Of The Promise — What Happened To The Ten ‘Lost’ Northern Tribes Of Israel?

In his essay, “Heirs Of The Promise,” Sheldon Emry includes an interview with biblical archeologist, E. Raymond Capt, on what happened to the ten “lost” northern tribes of Israel, and who their descendants are today based on the fulfillment of prophecy. Of course, most Christian ministers and priests will tell you that these peoples — […]

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 […]

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