Posts Tagged ‘struggles’

Dozens dead in Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border clashes as ceasefire struggles to hold

Kyrgyzstan announced on Sunday that 12 more people had been killed in border clashes with Tajikistan this week, amid an outbreak of fighting between the Central Asian countries.  Sunday’s statement means the current death toll on the Kyrgyzstan side is at least 36, while Tajikistan has not provided exact figures for its dead.  Clashes erupted around […]

Twitter Users Hilariously Sympathize With King Charles’ Leaky Pen Struggles

Although Charles III has been preparing to be king his whole life, his training apparently didn’t include dealing with inanimate objects. That was made painfully clear on Tuesday when the 73-year-old monarch was momentarily flummoxed by a leaky pen he was using during a signing ceremony in Belfast, Northern Ireland, according to the Mirror. The […]

Europe Struggles With Energy Crisis

Europe is struggling with energy crisis. Reports by media including AP and ABC News said: Europe is struggling to contain an energy crisis that could lead to rolling blackouts, shuttered factories and a deep recession. The primary cause: Russia has choked off the supplies of cheap natural gas that the continent depended on for years […]

Watch: John Fetterman Struggles Incoherently in Speech Again

Pennsylvania Democrat U.S. Senate Candidate John Fetterman struggled yet again in another campaign speech this week as he failed to differentiate between Washington D.C., New Jersey, and his home.

Devastating Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan As Taliban Struggles To Respond

Hundreds were killed in an earthquake in the southeastern region of Afghanistan early Wednesday, adding to the country’s already-grave economic and humanitarian crisis. Search and rescue operations are underway. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake caused the most damage in the mountainous areas of Khost and Paktika provinces, which are located in Afghanistan’s southeast and border Pakistan. Advertisement […]

‘Our struggles are truly connected’: an interview with the Mapping Project

An interview with the activists behind the Mapping Project, a project created to “investigate local links between entities responsible for the colonization of Palestine, for colonialism and dispossession here where we live, and for the economy of imperialism and war.”

Dr Jack Preger’s Pavement Clinic—A Doctor’s Struggles to Help the Poorest Reach Far and Wide

In 1972 a British doctor stumbled to refugee camps in Bangladesh, making sincere but rather clumsy efforts to make a contribution amidst an ocean of unmet medical needs. Five decades later, this uncertain initial effort has grown enough to reach out to over 500,000 of the poorest patients, many of them with serious conditions who […]

Hungarian opposition struggles to maintain united front in bid to dethrone Orbán

Fidesz has dominated Hungarian politics for 12 years, benefiting from the fragmentation of the opposition. But now a coalition has united in an attempt to break its stronghold. Source

WATCH: UK Health Minister Struggles to Fearmonger Over ‘Omicron’ Variant

By Chris Menahan This is good comedy. “How many people are in hospital..with Omicron?” Health Minister“There’s 774..sorry that’s total hospitalisations in the last 7 days. With Omicron..10 cases” “How many deaths?” “The deaths were 100..er I don’t..sorry Kay, no..er..1 death with Omicron”pic.twitter.com/lFmP15ky4t — Maajid أبو عمّار (@MaajidNawaz) December 19, 2021 The interview happened on Thursday. […]

Returning Home — Taking Respite and Preparation for More and Bigger Struggles!

A message from Workers Peasants Unity 11.12.2021 (a rough translation of the Page 1 article of Ei Muhurte Kichhu Bhavna Dec21-Jan22) 381 days. More than 725 martyrs. So, what did we see in the year-long battle? “Modi-Shah-BJP-RSS are unbeatable. Whatever they say are final. Modi ne kiya hain toh kuch soch samajh ke hi kiya […]

The Struggles of Ofer Cassif, an Anti-Zionist in Israel’s Knesset

December 10th, 2021 By Miko Peled Source “The fact that I am a Jew myself drove them crazy… If you are an Israeli Jew you must support Israel and the crimes it commits.” – Ofer Cassif JERUSALEM – This past July I met with Israeli Knesset member Ofer Cassif at his office in the Knesset. The […]

‘Go and Tell’: largest Protestant association says listen to Palestinian stories and struggles

The largest official Protestant association of churches released in late October “Focus: Palestine,” a digital textbook that places the Israeli occupation of Palestine in historical, political, and theological contexts. The compilation is divided into three sections – Voices and Lenses, Theologies, Ideologies, and Resistance, and Systems of Sin and the Jerusalem Microcosm and is published […]

U.S. struggles to contain French anger 

U.S. struggles to contain French anger  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- As France furiously protests Australia’s scrapping of a major arms deal in favor of American nuclear submarines, Washington is struggling to contain the fallout from Paris.  U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who had prioritized building ties with Europe, said he considered France “a vital partner” […]

United States Struggles To Pick A Side In Upcoming Honduran Elections

Above photo: A banner promoting Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez burns after being set on fire. Rodrigo Abd/AP. For Biden, backing a candidate for the November elections in Honduras is a choice between protecting U.S. business interests and condemning the corruption, drug trafficking, and violence that increase migration. Of the countries in Central America’s “northern […]

Border crossings reach 21-year high as Biden administration struggles on immigration agenda

US immigration authorities last month detained more than 200,000 people for the first time in 21 years. The figure is the latest evidence of a steady rise in immigration during 2021 that has strained US humanitarian capacity and tested the limits of the Biden administration’s liberal campaign promises. US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) apprehended […]

Railway Workers Strike Amidst Wave Of Transportation Struggles

Above Photo: Military Police fire tear gas grenades at Francisco Morato station during rail strike. Diário da CPTM. A strike by São Paulo railway workers last Thursday, July 15, shut down an important section of public transport in Brazil’s largest city over the demand for higher wages. More than 40 stations and four railway lines […]

Ceuta struggles to cope with influx of unaccompanied children

The Spanish north African enclave of Ceuta is struggling to cope with a recent rise in arrivals in unaccompanied migrant children. More than 8,000 migrants and asylum seekers crossed into the territory last week after Morocco relaxed its border controls. Among them were hundreds of children and adolescents, who Ceuta has struggled to accommodate. In […]

A  Daughter Struggles For the Release of Her Distinguished Imprisoned Mother Who Had Earlier Protected Poorest People From Injustice 

Till some time back Sudha Bharadwaj was known to many friends and admirers as a public interest lawyer who had  protected many vulnerable and poor persons, particularly workers from injustice. She also taught law at prestigious institutions and was a source of inspiration for many of her students. How have conditions changed? Now her only […]

Strengthening our Struggles through Zero Tolerance to Patriarchal Violence

Public Statement on the Sexual Assault and Abduction of a Young Woman Activist at Tikri Border We deeply mourn the death of a 26-year old activist from APDR (Sreerampur) in West Bengal, who passed away on 30th April, 2021 at Bahadurgarh in Haryana. She was deeply inspired by the farmers’ movement and had gone to […]

India hospital fire kills 13 as nation struggles with oxygen shortage

A fire in western India killed 13 COVID-19 patients in hospital early on Friday amid rising infections in the country. India reported a daily record in new cases, adding 332,730 in 24 hours. The situation has worsened in the country as the nation’s hospitals struggle to get oxygen supplies to treat patients. Indian news agencies […]

Struggles of Farmers Can Benefit Much By Reaching Out for More Sustainable Solutions

Recently the very tragic suicide of a  farmer from Haryana at the protest site on Delhi border drew  widespread attention. He left behind a note which stated that the demand for repealing the three contested farm laws should be accepted very soon so that the protesting farmers can return to their villages happily. This note […]

Long-COVID sufferer speaks of constant symptoms and struggles since contracting virus 10 months ago

When people think about coronavirus, they tend to focus on the numbers of cases, the number of deaths, the number of hospitalizations as ICUs approach 100% occupancy in certain places. But left unaccounted for are those who got long COVID, still alive but suffering. Claire Hastie has had daily symptoms for nearly one year now. […]

New Moon In Capricorn: Power Struggles, Intensity & Renewal

We are having a New Moon in Capricorn on January 13th throughout most of the world and on the night of the 12th in Central to Western North America. This is initiating a 29.5 day lunar cycle and new wave of energy for the coming month; however, the astrological configurations mentioned in this article will […]

Caught between Iran and the U.S., Iraq struggles to keep the lights on

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Gaza struggles to contain COVID-19, as hospitals ‘days away’ from running out of beds

Health officials in Gaza say they are days away from running out of hospital beds, sounding the alarm as coronavirus cases continued to radically spike over the last week, sending younger patients to critical care wards for the first time.  Less than three months ago there were under 100 total confirmed cases in Gaza. Today […]

The Muslim world’s changing dynamics: Pakistan struggles to retain its footing

 Increasing strains between Pakistan and its traditional Arab allies, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, is about more than Gulf states opportunistically targeting India’s far more lucrative market. At the heart of the tensions, that potentially complicate Pakistan’s economic recovery, is also India’s ability to enhance Gulf states’ capacity to hedge their bets amid […]

COVID-19 cases hit new highs as Europe struggles to contain virus

Coronavirus cases hit new daily highs this week in Russia, and Germany and the U.K. announced plans Tuesday to expand virus testing as European countries battled rapidly increasing COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. Nations reintroduced restrictions to get ahead of a virus that has caused more than 1.2 million deaths around the globe, over 270,000 of […]

Biden up 14 points in national poll as Trump struggles on multiple fronts

WASHINGTON  — Democratic nominee Joe Biden leads US President Donald Trump by 14 points in a new national poll taken after last week’s first debate, according to a poll published Sunday. Biden is ahead of Trump by 14 points among registered US voters, by 53% to 39%, up from his 8-point lead before the debate, […]

The House of Saud Struggles to Normalize Ties with “Israel” As It Sinks in the Yemeni Swamp

By Staff The father and son relationship between Saudi King Salman and his son the Crown Prince – Mohammed bin Salman [MBS] – is at crossroads regarding the methods in which normalization with the apartheid “Israeli” entity would occur; though the sand kingdom is over its head regarding the consequences of the brutal war it […]

Billionaire collective fortunate grows, while rest of America struggles during pandemic

Image Credit: AP Images, AP Images, Reuters In the past six months America’s billionaires’ net worth rose, while millions of Americans lost their jobs and remain on unemployment. The nation’s 643 billionaires, classified by Forbes, collectively gained 29 percent more wealth since March 18 when state and local governments enforced economic restrictions in response to […]

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