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World News in Brief: $12 million for Haiti, Ukraine airstrikes condemned, support mine action

A $12 million contribution from a UN emergency humanitarian fund will support people impacted by the violence that broke out in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, in March. 

Israel must allow ‘quantum leap’ in aid delivery UN chief urges, calling for change in military tactics

Israel must make meaningful changes in the way it is fighting in Gaza to avoid civilian casualties while also undergoing “a true paradigm shift” in lifesaving aid delivery

The owner of a chain of liquor stores is the fastest-growing billionaire in Russia

The founder of the "Krasnoe & Beloe" (red and white) store chain, Sergey Studennikov, became the fastest-growing Russian businessman in the last year, Forbes reports. During the year, the 57-year-old billionaire became 113% richer...

The flights of an Antalya-based airline banned in EU for connections with Russia

The European Union (EU) has imposed a flight ban on Antalya-based airline Southwind, claiming it is linked to Russia. In the news published on Aerotelegraph.com, it is reported that the investigation carried out by the...

Over 200 million dogs and even more cats roam the streets of the world

A cat gives birth to up to 19 kittens a year, and a dog - up to 24 puppies. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 200 million dogs and even more cats roam...

Religion will no longer be taught in Russian schools

From the next academic year, the subject "Fundamentals of Orthodox Culture" will no longer be taught in Russian schools, the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation foresees with its order of February 19,...

Italy donated 500 thousand euros for the destroyed cathedral of Odessa

The Italian government handed over 500,000 euros for the restoration of the destroyed Transfiguration Cathedral in Odessa, announced the mayor of the city, Gennady Trukhanov. The Ukrainian city's central temple was destroyed by a...

Ukraine hopes to begin installation of Bulgaria’s nuclear reactors in June

Kiev is sticking to the price of $600 million despite Sofia's desire to gain more from a possible deal. Ukraine expects to start building four new nuclear reactors this summer or fall, Energy Minister German...

Adultery is still a crime in New York under a 1907 law

A legislative change is foreseen. Under a 1907 law, adultery is still a crime in New York state, the AP reported. A legislative change is foreseen, after which the text will finally be dropped. Adultery is...

Russia is closing prisons because prisoners are at the front

The Ministry of Defense continues to recruit convicts from penal colonies to fill the ranks of the Storm-Z unit Authorities in the Krasnoyarsk region in Russia's Far East plan to close several prisons this year...

The Pope once again called for peace through negotiations

We must never forget that war invariably leads to defeat, the Holy Father noted At his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis once again called for negotiated peace and condemned the bloody...

France for the first time granted asylum to a Russian who escaped from mobilization

The French National Asylum Court (CNDA) for the first time decided to grant asylum to a Russian citizen who was threatened by mobilization in his homeland, writes "Kommersant". The Russian, whose name has not been...

Records smashed – new global report confirms 2023 hottest so far

A new global report published on Tuesday by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), a UN agency, shows that records have once again been broken.

Don‘t forget to move the clocks

As you know, this year too we will move the clock forward one hour on the morning of March 31. Thus, summer time will continue until the morning of October 27.

2.5 years in prison for killing the cat Eros in Turkey

A court in Istanbul sentenced Ibrahim Keloglan, who brutally killed the cat named Eros, to 2.5 years in prison for "Intentional killing of a pet." The defendant was sentenced to 2 years and 6...

“Therapy” dogs work at Istanbul Airport

"Therapy" dogs have started working at Istanbul Airport, Anadolu Agency reports. The pilot project, which launched this month in Turkey at Istanbul Airport, aims to ensure a calm and pleasant journey for passengers experiencing flight-related...

A robot to protect cultural monuments developed in China

Space engineers from China have developed a robot to protect cultural monuments from harmful environmental influences, reported end of February Xinhua. Scientists from Beijing's space program have used a robot originally designed for orbital missions...

The first car with Russian license plates was confiscated in Lithuania

Lithuanian customs has seized the first car with Russian license plates, the agency's press service announced on Tuesday, AFP reported. The detention took place a day ago at the Miadinki checkpoint. A citizen of Moldova...

Putin pardons 52 convicted women

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree pardoning 52 convicted women, it was reported on 08.03.2024 today, on the eve of International Women's Day, TASS writes. "When making the decision to pardon, the head of...

Paris with bad news for tourists who planned to watch the opening of the Olympic Games for free

Tourists will not be allowed to watch the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics for free as originally promised, the French government said, as quoted by the Associated Press. The reason is security concerns for...

Reserved seats for black people at theater performances in London have sparked controversy

A London theater's decision to reserve seats for black people audiences for two of its productions of a play about slavery has drawn criticism from the British government, France Press reported on March 1st. Downing...

God gives shepherds according to the heart of the people

By St. Anastasius of Sinai, ecclesiastical writer, also known as Anastasius III, Metropolitan of Nicaea, lived in the 8th century. Question 16: When the apostle says that the authorities of this world are set up...

Details of the state of the Norwegian king

Norway's King Harald will stay a few more days in a hospital on the Malaysian island of Langkawi for treatment and rest before returning to Norway, the royal family said, as quoted by Reuters. The...

Greece‘s new tourist “climate tax” replaces an existing fee

This was stated by the Greek Minister of Tourism, Olga Kefaloyani The tax to overcome the consequences of the climate crisis in tourism, which has been in force since the beginning of the year in...

What are the indispensable benefits of roasted garlic

Everyone is aware of the benefits of garlic. This vegetable protects us from the flu by strengthening our immune system. It is recommended to consume it regularly, especially during the winter months. But what...
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