Monday, January 22, 2018

Tanker burning off the coast of China threatens a large-scale ecological catastrophe

Near the shores of China near Shanghai is ready to explode and sink an Iranian oil tanker . The vessel, which is burning in the East China Sea for the second day, threatens with an ecological catastrophe throughout the water area. Around it is spreading...

Name ‘Mohammed’ is the third most popular for babies in Vienna

Among the most popular names that the inhabitants of Vienna give to their newborn children, Mohammed's was ranked third after the names Alexander and Maximilian, writes the Kronen Zeitung. According to statistical data, in the Austrian capital, the name Mohammed becomes more and more common...

Sudanese student killed in demonstrations against raising the price of bread

A student was killed Sunday in Sudan during protests against the rising price of bread, officials and witnesses said. Demonstrations have taken place in areas of the Darfur and Blue Nile states, which are witnessing a conflict between the government and rebels. The capital Khartoum also...

Protests in Iran: What we know

At the end of December 2017, anti-government protests began in Iran. As a result of clashes with the police killed at least 20 people, including several law enforcement officers. Over 450 people, according to the authorities of the country, were arrested for participation in the...

Israel supports US funding cuts to Palestinian Refugees

A senior Israeli official said his country supports the gradual reduction of US funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). US President Donald Trump threatened to stop funding for UNRWA in the future because of the Palestinians' reluctance to...

Demonstrations in Sudan following the rise in the price of bread

Groups of students and citizens demonstrated Saturday in a central Sudanese city against rising bread prices as opposition parties called for peaceful demonstrations, witnesses said, as reported by AFP news agency. Bread prices doubled on Friday in Sudan after wheat mills raised the price of...

Legendary NASA astronaut John Young has died

American astronaut John Young, landed on the surface of the moon, died in the 88th year of life. This was reported by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Saturday in Twitter. "We are saddened by the loss of the astronaut John Young,...

Syrian army is advancing rapidly in Idlib and liberating dozens of villages

The Syrian army has made rapid progress in Idlib province and has managed to liberate dozens of villages and towns, including at least 14 in the past 24 hours. The high level of coordination between army units and various types of weapons, according to field...

UN allocated a record $50 million to help Yemen

The UN announced January 5 on the allocation of a record $ 50 million for humanitarian assistance to the people of Yemen. As Deputy Secretary General of the World Organization, Mark Lawkok, these funds are needed in order to avoid further deterioration of the...

390 Syrians returned to their homes in the past day

Another 390 residents of the Syrian provinces of Deir ez Zor, Aleppo and Homs returned to their homes for a day after the hostilities began. This was reported on Friday in the Russian Center for reconciliation of the warring parties. "In total, 390 people returned...

More than half of the displaced in Iraq have returned to their homes

The number of displaced people who have returned to their homes has exceeded the number of people forced to leave Iraq for the first time since militants took over large areas of the country in 2014, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday. The...

UN delivered 160 tons of humanitarian aid to the Syrian province of Daraa

More than 160 tons of UN humanitarian aid were delivered to Tell-Gehab in the Syrian province of Dera, the Center for the reconciliation of the warring parties in the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic said on Thursday. "Over the past day, the UN humanitarian...

About a week of protests in Iran – summary of the events

Iran has witnessed violent demonstrations that left at least 21 people dead in protest against economic hardship before it gradually turned into a rejection of the Islamic regime, reports AFP news agency. The wave of protests in Mashhad, Iran's second largest city, on December 28...

35,000 people killed, wounded in Yemen by Saudi war

The Yemeni Ministry of Health says the Saudi-led military coalition has either killed or wounded some 35,000 people of Yemen during the ongoing war Riyadh imposed on the impoverished nation almost three years ago. This was reported by Iranian PressTV. In a report read out...

8 probable armed conflicts in 2018

In 2017, a number of forecasts about the situation in the sphere of world security became a reality. Now, at the end of 2017, many are wondering what the biggest threats are waiting for us in 2018. Recently, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) published...

Kim Jong-Un announced the completion of the creation of the national nuclear forces of the DPRK

Kim Jong-Un announced the completion of the creation of the national nuclear forces of the DPRK. The head of the DPRK reported this on Monday, January 1. "We have completed the creation of national nuclear forces of our country," he said. At the same time, he highly...

US has never been closer to a nuclear war with North Korea: former admiral

Mike Mullen, the former US chief of staff, said the United States has never been closer to a nuclear war with North Korea than now and that President Donald Trump has created a "very dangerous" atmosphere. In an interview with ABC News, Mullen, a former...

Egypt is preparing for war with Ethiopia

The Russian newspaper Vzglyad highlighted the dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia on the construction of the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, stressing that this dispute could turn into a third world war. The Russian newspaper article said: "The conflict on the African continent is manifesting itself, and the reason...