Posts Tagged ‘sparks’

Afghan terror sparks global response

Afghan terror sparks global response – Tehran%20Times United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called a meeting of the permanent members of the Security Council to discuss the chaotic situation in Afghanistan, diplomats have told media. Guterres sent letters formally inviting the United States, Britain, France, Russia, and China to meet on Monday. According to one […]

Multi-billion Rio Tinto mining project sparks protests in Serbia

Hundreds of protestors have demonstrated in Loznica, western Serbia, against a mining project they say threatens the local environment. The multinational corporation Rio Tinto is set to invest billions of euros in the mine, which is a rich potential source of battery-grade lithium carbonate, but some locals and activists say the environmental cost will be […]

VAERS Whistleblower: “45,000 Dead From Covid-19 Vaccines Within 3 Days of Vaccination”, Sparks Lawsuit Against Federal Government

BY CAPTAINDARETOFLY ON JULY 19, 2021 • Listen Now  45,000 people have allegedly died from the Covid-19 vaccine within three days, according to a US whistle-blower, which has sparked a lawsuit against the federal government. Image source: Bit ChuteThomas Renz, an attorney based in Ohio, allegedly received the information from a whistle-blower who saw the true numbers being reported to […]

Biden admin launching ‘door-to-door’ push to vaccinate Americans, sparks major backlash

The Biden administration is launching a new “door-to-door” effort to vaccinate Americans after falling short of its Fourth of July goal of having 70% of the adult population with at least one shot of the coronavirus vaccine.  Amid the administration’s ongoing concerns of a surge of the more contagious Delta variant of the virus, President Biden pitched his plan to boost […]

Recently Surfaced Video Concerning Diversity Sparks Backlash at ESPN

A video chat recorded unknowingly recorded by white ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols has caused hard feelings among many of the network’s staffers. The recording makes many feel that their white colleagues don’t really support the network’s drive for diversity if it ends up unseating whites from on-air roles. In the recording, Nichols is heard unloading […]

Murder of Austrian teenage girl sparks row over deportations policy

The murder of a teenage girl in Austria has sparked fresh debate over how the country deports asylum seekers who break the law. The body of a 13-year-old girl was found on Saturday on a grass verge in a residential area of Vienna. Authorities suspect she had been drugged, and sexually abused before being killed. […]

Northwestern Heatwave Sparks Calls for Transformative Climate Action

Children play in the Salmon Springs Fountain on June 27, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. Record-breaking temperatures lingered over the Northwest during a historic heatwave this weekend. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) As the Pacific Northwest and southwestern Canada bake under what’s being described as a “once-in-a-millennium” heat dome, green groups on Monday reiterated the need for transformational change to […]

Police: Suspect with Taser, Knife Sparks Chaos in NYC Park

Chaos ensued in Washington Square Park Saturday when a man reportedly armed with a taser and knife sent park goers running for cover, trampling a woman as they escaped. The woman was covered in blood after being “run over,” police told the New York Post. Taser-wielding madman sparks mayhem in Washington Square Park, cops say […]

Trump’s grip on GOP sparks fears about democratic process

Seven months after Election Day, former President Donald Trump s supporters are still auditing ballots in Arizona s largest county and may revive legislation that would make it easier for judges in Texas to overturn election results. In Georgia, meanwhile, the Republican-controlled state legislature passed a bill allowing it to appoint a board that can […]

Proposal to decriminalise abortion in Malta sparks debate

A proposal to decriminalise abortion in Malta has stirred up a polarised debate on an issue long considered taboo in the country with the strictest abortion laws in the European Union. Independent lawmaker Marlene Farrugia caught many by surprise this month when she presented a bill in parliament calling for the removal of paragraphs in […]

Extreme Weather Event in China Kills 21 in Ultramarathon, Sparks Outrage

BEIJING—At least 21 people were killed when extremely cold weather struck during an ultramarathon on Saturday in rugged Gansu province in northwestern China, state media reported on Sunday, sparking public outrage over the lack of contingency planning. Another eight had been injured, officials from Baiyin city told the press at 8 a.m. Beijing time on Sunday. […]

Connecticut student’s arrest for racist post sparks free speech debate

Police in Fairfield arrested the student on a state hate crime charge of ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race. The misdemeanor dating back to 1917 has been called an unconstitutional infringement on free speech rights by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut and some law school professors. Source 00

Dozens reported dead & injured after explosion sparks fire in Iraqi Covid-19 hospital (VIDEO)

At least 27 people have lost their lives and scores more have been injured in a blaze that ravaged a coronavirus hospital in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. The fire was allegedly caused by an oxygen tank explosion. Ibn al-Khatib hospital, located in southwestern Baghdad, caught fire late on Saturday, prompting frantic efforts to evacuate […]

Fatal police shooting in traffic stop outside Minneapolis sparks protests, looting

Apolice shooting in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday night sparked overnight protests and demonstrations, resulting in officers using teargas to disperse the crowds.  The family of Daunte Wright said the 20-year-old was shot by police, got back into his car, drove away, then crashed several blocks away, according to the Associated Press. Demonstrators in Brooklyn Center, on the […]

Atlanta massacre sparks a political awakening in the Korean church

Churches can no longer stay silent about racism, said Pastor Han Byung-chul from the Korean Central Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, who recently formed an anti-AAPI hate group in the city with 11 other religious leaders. “It should be a time that Asian Americans reflect on their indifference and irresponsibility,” Han said in an interview, using […]

Comedy about Afghan interpreter moving to the US sparks backlash

A new CBS comedy about an Afghan military interpreter moving to the US has sparked a backlash online. The sitcom, United States of Al, by The Big Bang Theory producer Chuck Lorre, was criticised for its handling and depiction of its main character, and for casting a non-Afghan actor in the role. The show is […]

Hidden Sparks to open education center for NYC Jewish day school parents

New York City’s Department of Education has tapped the nonprofit Hidden Sparks to open a Parent Education Center to help parents in the Jewish day school community. The center, which will open in the borough of Queens, will partner with 20 Jewish day schools and yeshivas and will offer services in time for the 2021-22 […]

London policeman in court as woman’s murder sparks protests

Police in London clashed with mourners and protesters on Saturday after more than a thousand people gathered to mark the killing of a 33-year-old woman, hours after the police officer charged with her murder appeared in court. Sarah Everard’s disappearance as she walked home on the evening of March 3 had led to a wave […]

New Zealand earthquake: 7.3-magnitude tremor sparks tsunami warning

A shallow, powerful earthquake has struck off the coast of New Zealand, prompting warnings of the threat of a tsunami. People who felt a long or strong quake are being advised to move to the nearest high ground, or as far inland as possible. Tremors were felt across the region from the quake whose preliminary […]

BBC debate on whether Jews are an ethnic minority group sparks controversy

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BBC debate on whether Jews are an ethnic minority group sparks outrage

The BBC has been accused of bias in its coverage of Israel for decades. Now the public broadcaster is taking flak from British Jews for coverage much closer to home. What is causing their biggest dispute in years? It is the broadcast of a debate over whether Jews should be considered an ethnic minority — […]

Vaccine scepticism among medics sparks alarm in Europe and US

From the Fb page: Covid 19 vaccine Reactions and news New Zealand and citing an article from Financial Times “A poll showed half of surveyed nurses and quarter of doctors did not want to be vaccinated” (Financial Times) “Up to 60% of Doctors, Nurses and front line medical workers are declining the vaccines, based on […]

As Arab consensus splinters, wangling for community’s vote sparks hard questions

At an online English-language town hall event on Tuesday, Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid was making his election pitch to over 600 English-speaking Israelis who had tuned in over Zoom. After a short speech laying out his case against the outgoing government, Lapid took questions for over an hour. One participant asked a question […]

Beached Canadian Artwork Sparks Controversy

An archaeologist from the Royal British Columbia Museum in Canada is being attacked online for “speculating” that a curious carved stone figure found on a western Canadian beach in British Colombia was a Lekwungen people artifact. While the artifact “might” be modern, when you know the facts, perhaps you, like me, will want to jump […]

Up to 150 feared dead & more stranded as glacier burst sparks massive flood in northern India (VIDEOS)

More than 100 people were reported missing after a glacier broke off and caused a flood that damaged a power plant in northern India. The military was deployed to look for survivors. Between 100 and 150 people are feared dead, the chief secretary of the northern Uttarakhand State, OM Prakash, told ANI news agency. Indian […]

In Beirut, a bronze bust of slain Iranian general sparks controversy

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Israeli use of U.S. rifle to kill boy protester sparks calls for investigation

As you know, Israeli soldiers murdered Ali Abu Alia, a boy of about 14 (reports of his age have varied from 12 to 15), while he was protesting an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank Friday. The killing — on top of hundreds of similar atrocities in recent years — has generated outrage […]

Assassination of top Iranian nuclear scientist sparks a blame game in Tehran

Killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh prompts accusations of lax security and incompetence Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh (right) during a meeting with the Iranian supreme leader in Tehran (AFP) By Rohollah Faghihi in Tehran Published date: 28 November 2020 15:54 UTC It was around 4:30pm in Tehran that reports emerged about the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a top nuclear scientist, by […]

Killing of black man at supermarket on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks protests

A black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking outrage after videos of the incident circulated on social media. A short clip showed one guard restraining João Alberto Silveira Freitas just outside the doors of a […]

Wonder-Woman Playing Cleopatra Sparks Racial Controversy

There is perhaps no better way of instigating argument in modern society than bringing up ethnicity, race or gender, and with this in mind I petition that you, the reader, to stay on “my side” throughout this article, no matter how sensitive it gets. Ancient Origins does not want to take a side, but just […]

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