Posts Tagged ‘southern’

One dead after building collapse in southern France

A man has been found dead in the rubble of collapsed building in southern France, firefighters told the AFP news agency. The residential block came crashing down overnight on Monday-Tuesday in Sanary-sur-Mer near Toulon. Earlier, a woman and her baby were pulled out alive. Fire crews are continuing the search for two people believed to […]

Omnicron COVID variant: Curbs on southern Africa ‘a kind of travel apartheid’, says UN chief

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has slammed restrictions targeting southern African nations as a form of racist travel segregation. European nations are among countries that have imposed travel curbs after the detection of the COVID variant Omnicron. “We have the instruments to have safe travel,” said Guterres following talks with African Union Commission Chairman Moussa […]

Powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes southern Iran

TEHRAN – An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hit Fin county, southern Hormozgan Province, at 15:37 local time on Sunday. No casualties have been reported so far. The tremor occurred at a depth of 15 kilometers and was also felt in the neighboring province of Kerman as well as Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf, the […]

Israeli forces raze Palestinian house in southern Hebron hills

Israeli forced razed a Palestinian house in Aj-Juwaya community, east of Yatta in the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Coordinator of the Protection and Resilience Committees, Fuad Al-Amour, said that Israeli forces demolished a 150-square-meter house owned by Ismail Hussein Al-Nawaja, displacing his family of ten. Meanwhile, Coordinator of the Popular Anti-Wall and Settlement […]

1600 Migrants Apprehended in Southern Arizona over Weekend

Yuma, Arizona, is fast becoming the newest hotspot among southwest Border Patrol Sectors in Fiscal Year 2022. In all, between Friday and Sunday, human smugglers moved more than 1,600 migrants into the area. Most of the migrants are from Mexico and the Central American northern triangle countries of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. The remainder […]

Bill Clinton released from Southern California hospital

Clinton spokesman Angel Ureña had said Saturday that Clinton would remain hospitalized one more night to receive further intravenous antibiotics. But all health indicators were “trending in the right direction,” Ureña said. “President Clinton has continued to make excellent progress over the past 24 hours,” Ureña said. Hillary Clinton has been with her husband at […]

Southern California Rattled by 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake

A 4.3 magnitude earthquake quivered through the city of Los Angeles and neighboring areas of California on September 17. The earthquake rattled through southern California around 8:00 p.m. Carson, California, situated just south of downtown Los Angeles ,was the epicenter of the earthquake. The radius of the earthquake reached as far south as San Diego, […]

A robot that can pump gas is being piloted at a filling station in southern China

At one gas station in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, a robotic arm equipped with sensors extends out from a regular petrol pump. The robot first receives an order from a customer via an app. It can then open the car’s fuel tank, unscrew the cap, and direct a fuel nozzle towards the open tank. […]

Explosives target coalition convoy in southern Iraq

An improvised explosive device yesterday targeted a convoy providing logistical support for the international coalition forces in Al-Muthanna Governorate, southern Iraq, Anadolu reported citing a local security source. A police captain in Al-Muthanna told the agency that “an explosive device, planted by unknown persons has exploded in a convoy of trucks carrying logistical equipment for […]

Deadly Quake Hits Southern Mexico, Causing Buildings To Sway In Capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck near the Pacific resort city of Acapulco on Tuesday night, killing at least one person and causing buildings to rock and sway in Mexico City hundreds of kilometers away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7 and was centered 17 kilometers […]

Pilot Dies in MiG-29 Fighter Jet Crash in Southern Russia: RIA

A Russian MiG-29 plane flies during a celebration marking the Russian air force’s 100th anniversary in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow, Russia on Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze) MOSCOW—A Russian pilot has died on Wednesday following the crash of an MiG-29 fighter jet in the Astrakhan region in southern Russia, RIA news agency reported citing the […]

Floods Hit Rohingya Refugee Camps In Southern Bangladesh, Forcing Thousands To Flee

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Days of heavy rainfall have pelted Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh, destroying dwellings and sending thousands of people to live with extended family or in communal shelters. Just in the 24 hours to Wednesday alone, more than 30 centimeters (11.8 inches) of rain fell on the camps in Cox’s Bazar […]

United Republic Of Soybeans: GMO And Neocolonialism In The Southern Cone

The ‘soybeanisation’ of the Paraguayan economy has had a devastating impact on the country’s ecology, rural populations and democratic process, but it has been lucrative for foreign corporations and the domestic oligarchy. By Owen Shalk. Originally published at Alborada. In 2003, the agrichemical behemoth Syngenta published a controversial advertisement in Argentinian newspapers. It showed a map of South […]

Southern Border Sees Record-Breaking Surge In Illegal Crossings Despite Extreme Heat

During the month of June, CPB put the number of border crossings at 188K, roughly 8% higher than the 180K recorded in May. If that number is confirmed, the number of southwestern border stops would be the highest tally for the month of June going back 21 years. The record-breaking heat experienced across the border […]

Fire Erupts In Coronavirus Hospital Ward In Southern Iraq, Killing At Least 58

BAGHDAD (AP) — The death toll from a catastrophic blaze that erupted at a coronavirus hospital ward in southern Iraq the previous day rose to 58 on Tuesday, Iraqi medical officials said. Two health officials said more than 100 people were also injured in the fire that torched the coronavirus ward of al-Hussein Teaching Hospital […]

Open Borders Lobby: Red States Deploying Police to Southern Border an ‘Insurrection’ that Biden Must Stop

The open borders lobby is urging President Joe Biden to stop red states from deploying law enforcement officers to the United States-Mexico border to help Texas and Arizona officials grapple with a wave of illegal immigration. In a letter, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) President Domingo Garcia is asking Biden to take executive action […]

Heavy Rain Hits Over One Million in Southern China but State Broadcaster Highlights Local Waterfall Instead

Torrential rain caused severe flooding in southern China’s Guangxi Province, affecting a population of more than a million. However, China’s state broadcaster CCTV shifted attention to what it called “golden waterfall.” Heavy rain swept northern and central Guangxi from June 27 to July 2, causing damage to a population of a million people in 46 […]

Fentanyl Seizures At Southern US Border Spike 4000%

NBC’s data is primarily focused on seizures between land port of entries, such as in the open desert.  “For the first time, we’re starting to see these tactics where fentanyl is being smuggled between ports of entry,” Chief Border Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez said. “Cartels are very creative. They find ways to intimidate migrants and […]

Greg Abbott Rips Kamala Harris After Announcing First Southern Border Trip

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) released a statement Wednesday ripping Vice President Kamala Harris in response to her announcement to visit the southern border this week. Abbott, in his statement, said, “Harris is ignoring the real problem areas along our southern border that are not protected by the border wall and are being overrun by […]

LARGE-SCALE HOUTHI OFFENSIVE IN YEMEN AND THE SOUTHERN KINGDOM

 21.06.2021 Source Yemen is on the brink of a massive humanitarian crisis, and it is all Ansar Allah’s fault. At least, as far as the collective ‘West’ and MSM are concerned. In recent days, the Houthis (as Ansar Allah are known) have ramped up their attacks and have had some successes in clashes with the […]

Write-In Candidate Seth Moore Elected As President Of The Southern Baptist Convention

Write-In Candidate Seth Moore Elected As President Of The Southern Baptist Convention NASHVILLE, TN—In an intense runoff vote this week, the Southern Baptist Convention has elected a new, relatively unheard-of write-in candidate, Seth Moore, to be their new president.  “Oh, what’s this? It seems, um, it seems that a last-minute, write-in candidate is our winner. […]

Trump Announces He Is Building 1,954-Mile Long Trump Hotel Along Southern Border

RIO GRANDE CITY, TX—Trump flew to America’s southern border this week to announce a brand-new Trump hotel unlike anything the world has ever seen. The planned hotel will be almost 2,000 miles long and will be situated right on the southern border. “Yes folks, I’m proud to announce we are building a big, beautiful, golden Trump […]

Southern Baptists pick president who worked for racial unity

Stone had campaigned aggressively, including speaking at churches across the country and even appearing on Fox & Friends on Tuesday before the vote. And the Conservative Baptist Network had encouraged supporters to come to the meeting as voting delegates. But in the end, the message that seemed to resonate with voters was that Stone — […]

Express Trains Collide In Southern Pakistan, Killing Dozens Of Passengers

GHOTKI, Pakistan (AP) — An express train barreled into another that had derailed in Pakistan before dawn Monday, killing at least 51 people and setting off a desperate effort to search the crumpled cars for survivors and the dead, authorities said. More than 100 other people were injured. Cries for help pierced the night as […]

China Officially Reports COVID-19 Outbreak Has Spread to Southern Coastal Province Guangdong

China’s ruling communist party has released official reports saying that the latest outbreak of COVID-19 has spread to a third province after months of reports about the country having COVID-19 cases. On May 21, a case was reported in Guangzhou, the provincial capital of China’s southern coastal province Guangdong, causing closure and lockdown of a […]

Israeli air strike hits building in southern Gaza Strip

Rescuers search for casualties under the rubble of a building in Rafah after it was hit by an Israeli air strike. Diplomatic efforts gathered pace for a ceasefire on the 11th day of deadly violence between Israel and armed Palestinian groups in Gaza as air strikes again hammered the enclave. Source

Police arrest 7 protesters at logging blockade on southern Vancouver Island

By Dirk Meissner, CBC May 19, 2021 Above Photo: RCMP officers move in to remove a blockade and people protesting logging of old growth forests in the Caycuse River area of southern Vancouver Island. (Dave Malysheff) Protesters say they were given 24 hours notice to leave or face arrest Police have arrested seven people at a […]

Gaza flare-up: Heavy rocket salvos at southern Israel resume as Netanyahu convenes security cabinet

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Fear of ‘All-Out War’ as Intense Rocket Barrages Disrupt Southern Israel; 7 Gazans Killed in IAF Strikes

[embedded content] (The Times of Israel) — Cities and communities in southern Israel faced an intense barrage of rockets overnight Friday-Saturday, with several heavy waves of projectile fire targeting Ashkelon, Ashdod, Beersheba, Sderot and the surrounding areas. The bombardment came as the Israeli military continued to strike numerous targets in the Gaza Strip since midnight, […]

Intense rocket barrages disrupt southern Israel; 7 Gazans killed in IAF strikes

Cities and communities in southern Israel faced an intense barrage of rockets overnight Friday-Saturday, with several heavy waves of projectile fire targeting Ashkelon, Ashdod, Beersheba, Sderot and the surrounding areas. The bombardment came as the Israeli military continued to strike numerous targets in the Gaza Strip since midnight, taking out rocket-launching sites, terror cells and […]

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