Posts Tagged ‘visit’

Kamala Harris To Visit Front-line Philippine Island In South China Sea Feud

Vice President Kamala Harris is visiting the Philippines to underscore America’s commitment to defend its treaty ally. Source

Wild Rabbit Returns to Visit the Rescuer Who Raised It as an Abandoned Newborn

She followed the call of the wild, but still remembers the one human that cared for her. (Video courtesy of Jessica Lee) … Source

How it feels to visit an apartheid country

The racial profiling is rampant before your eyes. I sauntered through Damascus Gate at midnight. The young Palestinian just behind me got stopped by soldiers demanding his i.d. card. Abuse and invective are normal here. Just look at the picture the racist Israeli politician Itamar Ben-Gvir posted of the Palestinian politician Ahmad Tibi wheeling a […]

Pope Francis attracts tens of thousands during first-ever papal visit to Bahrain

An estimated 30,000 people crowded into a sports stadium in Bahrain to attend a mass by Pope Francis. Source

Germany’s president pledges more support for Ukraine in surprise visit

Frank-Walter Steinmeier said his trip was focused on helping Ukraine repair its destroyed infrastructure, besides bolstering military support. Source

Saudi’s MBS to cancel upcoming visit to South Korea, say sources 

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman might cancel his upcoming visit to South Korea, Yonhap News Agency reported yesterday. The agency quoted South Korean sources as saying that it was "difficult for Bin Salman to visit Korea this year," adding that a reschedule was "underway." Bin Salman last visited the South Korean capital of Seoul […]

‘Blind Engagement’ With China Must End, Says Pompeo During Taiwan Visit

The United States should bolster ties with democratic Taiwan and pursue “strategic decoupling” with China’s communist regime after decades of “naive engagement,” according to former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “China’s aggressive conduct, diplomatically, militarily, economically … have changed this region. And it brought those who prefer peace and commerce even more closely together,” […]

Pakistan, Indonesia delegations visit Israel in apparent normalisation efforts

Pakistani and Indonesian delegations are currently on a visit to Israel to deepen ties, amid a seeming increase in the possibility of the countries’ normalisation with the occupation state. According to a report by the Pakistani news site, ProPakistani, the delegation began their visit to Israel today and is being headed by Pakistani-American, Nasim Ashraf, […]

On the Visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India

The visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India from September 5 to 8 this year represents a notable development in the game being played by both local and global actors in the Indo-Pacific region. The latter undoubtedly already include India. As for Bangladesh, its place in the said game needs some comment. Bangladesh […]

Belfast remembers queen, ahead of new king’s visit

Preparations were underway in Belfast on Monday ahead of King Charles III’s first visit as monarch in a national tour during his first days on the throne. The new king was expected to attend several commemorative events for his late mother Queen Elizabeth II in Northern Ireland’s capital on Tuesday. The status of the monarchy […]

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 […]

Beijing’s 3rd Most Important Official to Visit South Korea as China and US Compete Over Semiconductors

Li Zhanshu, the third most important figure in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, is to visit South Korea in mid-September. According to experts, China and the United States are competing to win over South Korea as it is an important part of the global semiconductor supply chain. […]

Beijing’s 3rd Most Important Official to Visit South Korea as China and US Compete Over Semiconductors

Li Zhanshu, the third most important figure in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a member of the Politburo Standing Committee, is to visit South Korea in mid-September. According to experts, China and the United States are competing to win over South Korea as it is an important part of the global semiconductor supply chain. […]

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew: A pilgrimage visit to Kavala

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived in Kavala on Saturday to make an official visit. In his visit to Thassos and Kavala, the Ecumenical Patriarch is flanked by the Archbishop of Athens Hieronymos and the Metropolitan of Kyiv and all Ukraine Epiphanios. The Patriarchal Commissioner was appointed the Metropolitan of Geron Derko, Mr. Apostolos, who escorted […]

Walensky: I Don’t ‘Want to Re-Visit the Question of Lockdowns That Predated Me’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky responded to a question on whether coronavirus lockdowns went too far by stating that she doesn’t “want to re-visit the question of lockdowns that predated

Turkish ministers visit flood-affected areas in Pakistan

Turkish interior and environment ministers visit flood-affected areas in Pakistan September 2, 2022 at 4:17 pm READ: PM calls on Turkiye businesses to invest in Pakistan Show Comments Related #disqus_thread { display: block; float:left; position: relative; margin:0px auto 100px auto; height:auto; width:100%; clear:both; } #disqus_thread:after{display:none !important} a.disqus_btn_load { display: block; background: #cb0000; max-width: 250px; margin: […]

Zelenskyy hits out over nuclear watchdog’s visit to Zaporizhzhia plant

Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has hit out over the UN visit to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.  He’s upset the nuclear watchdog inspecting the Zaporizhzhia facility, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has not yet called for the demilitarisation of the site, which has been occupied by Russian troops since early on in the six-month war.  […]

Zelenskyy hits out over nuclear watchdog’s visit to Zaporizhzhia plant

Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has hit out over the UN visit to Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.  He’s upset the nuclear watchdog inspecting the Zaporizhzhia facility, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has not yet called for the demilitarisation of the site, which has been occupied by Russian troops since early on in the six-month war.  […]

Solomons Accepts US Medical Ship Visit After Rejecting Coast Guard Vessel

The Solomon Islands has received the U.S. Navy hospital ship, the Mercy, during its inaugural visit to the island despite earlier rejecting a scheduled port call from U.S. Coast Guard vessel, the Oliver Henry. On Aug. 31, the Solomons government released a statement saying Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare spoke at the welcoming ceremony for the […]

Solomons Accepts US Medical Ship Visit After Rejecting Coast Guard Vessel

The Solomon Islands has received the U.S. Navy hospital ship, the Mercy, during its inaugural visit to the island despite earlier rejecting a scheduled port call from U.S. Coast Guard vessel, the Oliver Henry. On Aug. 31, the Solomons government released a statement saying Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare spoke at the welcoming ceremony for the […]

Joe Biden vows to ban assault rifles during Pennsylvania visit to present ‘Safer America’ plan

It’s Biden’s first of three trips in the coming week, just days before former President Donald Trump hosts his own rally in the contested state.

Ukraine war: UN nuclear watchdog’s Zaporizhzhia visit will be its ‘toughest ever’

A team from the UN’s nuclear watchdog is finally on its way to Ukraine’s embattled Zaporizhzhia power plant.

Russian large trade delegation to visit Iran next month

TEHRAN- A trade delegation of 125 traders and businessmen from 78 Russian companies, that are active in various economic and commercial fields, will visit Tehran during September 19-22 in order to meet and negotiate with their Iranian counterparts, the portal of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) reported. The field of activity […]

Atomic Energy Agency Seeks To Visit Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant Amid Concerns

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A mission from the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency is expected to visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant next week after it was temporarily knocked offline and more shelling was reported in the area overnight, Ukrainian officials said Friday. Fire damage to a transmission line at Europe’s largest nuclear plant caused […]

Atomic Energy Agency Seeks To Visit Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant Amid Concerns

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A mission from the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency is expected to visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant next week after it was temporarily knocked offline and more shelling was reported in the area overnight, Ukrainian officials said Friday. Fire damage to a transmission line at Europe’s largest nuclear plant caused […]

‘Hurtful Comments’: British Police Visit Woman For ‘Disrespecting Pedophiles’ on Social Media

A woman who made “hurtful” comments about pedophiles on the internet has been visited by police who accused her of being “untoward about pedophiles on YouTube,” according to reports. Kelly J. Keane (known to many […] The post ‘Hurtful Comments’: British Police Visit Woman For ‘Disrespecting Pedophiles’ on Social Media appeared first on News Punch. […]

Boris Johnson Makes Surprise Visit To Kyiv On Ukraine’s Independence Day

“I believe Ukraine can and will win this war,” the prime minister said. Source

Americans visit ‘Mayflower Church’ to prevent potential kidnapping

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (ChinaAid) — In the last several months, options dwindled for the Mayflower Church and Pastor Yonggang. The South Korean government refused to grant them asylum due to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) influence. Church members sought resettlement options, and American partners visited the Chinese church to protect them from potential… Source

Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan: Feedback from the Middle East

The visit of US House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan was met with bewilderment and wariness in the Middle East media. This is evidenced, in particular, by the headline comments on the subject: “Taiwan after Ukraine on the American chessboard”, “Controversial visit”, “Why provoke China?”, etc. What is the use and point for […]

Turkish delegation due to visit US for F-16 jets talks

A Turkish military delegation will visit the US on Monday for talks on the sale of F-16 jets to Turkiye, Anadolu Agency reports. Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar previously announced that a team will hold the third round of bilateral technical talks following up on US President Joe Biden's pledge to deliver F-16 fighter jets […]

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