Tag Archives: Europe

WildCard Scenarios For 2023 And What Not To Worry About

TOPSHOT – Iranian pro-government protesters burn flags of the US, Israel and Britain during a rally … [+] against the recent anti-government protests in Iran, in Tehran, on September 25, 2022. – Iran’s judiciary chief vowed no leniency against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman… Read More »

Russians buy boots and body armor for the troops, as the Kremlin tries to fix the campaign’s problems

CNN — School children raise money for socks, mothers buy winter clothes and sleeping bags, community groups collect donations for body armor. Russian citizens are crowdfunding to equip Soldiers deployed to Ukraine as winter closes in on the battlefield. Troops have complained they are short of basic equipment – ​​and the message has reached President… Read More »

Microsoft, Amazon and Meta among those ditching office space in London and Europe

Several of the world’s largest technology firms are axing premises that are a part of European bases and headquarters in response to the declining economy. Alongside the “big three” of Microsoft, Amazon and Meta, Google’s parent company Alphabet and Salesforce, the provider of CRM software and collaboration software Slack are all reported to be looking… Read More »

Incoming congressman’s claims his grandparents fled the Holocaust contradicted by genealogy records

CNN — Claims by incoming Republican Rep. George Santos that his grandparents “survived the Holocaust” as Ukrainian Jewish refugees from Belgium who changed their surname to survive are contradicted by sources reviewed by CNN’s KFile including family trees compiled by genealogy websites, records on Jewish refugees and interviews with multiple genealogists. Santos, who has called… Read More »

Opinion: What 2022’s elections taught me about humanity, politics and ‘magic sauce’

Editor’s note: David A Andelmana contributor to CNN, twice winner of the Deadline Club Award, is a chevalier of the French Legion of Honor, author of “A Red Line in the Sand: Diplomacy, Strategy, and the History of Wars That Might Still Happen” and blogs at Andelman Unleashed. He formerly was a correspondent for The… Read More »

A guide to Washington’s busy Wednesday

CNN — It’s a busier-than-usual Wednesday in Washington. From Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s surprise visit to the White House to the release of the House January 6, 2021, committee’s final report and the fate of a consequential immigration rule hanging in the balance, this is not the capital’s typical year-end cram session. Here are some… Read More »

Germany out of World Cup despite 4-2 win over Costa Rica

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Back-to-back World Cup qualifiers Germany coach Hansi Flick wanting to get back to basics. The four-time champions were again knocked out of the group stage four years after their embarrassing showing as champions in Russia. Something has to change, Flick said after a 4-2 win over Costa Rica on Thursday… Read More »

Racism dispute erupts when William and Kate visit Boston

LONDON (AP) – Prince William’s office said “racism has no place in our society” as he tried to prevent backlash over his godmother’s treatment of a black advocate for survivors of domestic violence from overshadowing his trip to the United States. United. Lady Susan Hussey, 83, resigned on Wednesday as an honorary member of the… Read More »

Nigerian passengers found at the helm of a ship in the Canary Islands

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) – Three stowaways have been found at the helm of a ship in the Canary Islands after an 11-day ocean voyage from Nigeria, Spain’s maritime rescue service said. The men found on the Alithini II oil tanker in the port of Las Palmas on Monday afternoon showed symptoms of dehydration and hypothermia… Read More »