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Pivotal moment on Iran – but also on Gaza

Calls are mounting for a rethink of the war on Hamas. Could the attack from Iran provide an opportunity? Israel achieved a stunning, two-front success in rebuffing Iran’s unprecedented attack this weekend: Its aerial defense, especially the Arrow system targeting ballistic missiles, proved hugely effective, and an impressive array of allies joined in the fight. The second, given the deep blow...

Iran launches more than 300 drones and missiles at Israel

Iran launched a  attack of more than 300 drones and missiles toward Israel, Israel said. Defense Forces spokesman Daniel Hagari said “more than 99 percent” had been intercepted. The ongoing barrage is the first full-scale military assault by Tehran against Israel. U.S. President Joe Biden condemned the “brazen attack,” saying he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and assured...

Iran will attack Israel, but Biden says please don’t

US President Joe Biden says he expects Iran to attack Israel sooner than later, A retaliation towards Israel is expected from Iran after an air strike that killed Iran’s top commanders. US officials have told CBS News that a major attack on Israel could happen imminently. Israel says it is ready to defend itself - Biden replied curtly : “Don’t”.  "We are devoted...

Romania again records the highest number of fatalities in road accidents in Europe

More people died in road accidents in Romania than any other country in the European Union for the fourth time running, figures released Friday show. Overall, the number of road accident deaths in the EU rose by 4% in 2022, the latest year for which figures are available, compared to the year before. Again Romania headed the list with 86 deaths...

Fetch.ai crowned fastest growing crypto on eToro in Q1 2024 as investors search for crypto’s AI whale

ai jumps 13 places as the top crypto riser on eToro’s platform this quarter with investors rallying for decentralized AI NEO, Terra Classic and Maker see the biggest drops as investors lock in profits Smaller tokens gaining double-digit growth thanks to investors backing emerging blockchain-based technologies Crypto investors have shown their faith in decentralized artificial intelligence (DAI) with Fetch.ai...

The news media has helped normalize Hamas

Journalists feel most comfortable criticizing all sides, which breaks down when one side is especially vile As a former foreign correspondent in the Middle East, I’ve frequently found myself defending the industry with Israelis who charge media bias. But as I observe the cluelessness of Hamas apologists worldwide, I realize a mea culpa may be due. We have failed to...

Hell in Paradise: Romanian public TV to air documentary on Romanian man who spent 8 years in a Chinese prison

Marius Balo Marius Balo, profesorul care a petrecut 8 ani de închisoare în China a ajuns acasa, Observator News
Romanian public television station will broadcast a documentary about Marius Balo, a Romanian teacher who was arbitrarily imprisoned in China for eight years. He was released from a Shanghai jail and shipped home to Romania in April 2022. Since then, he has written a book: 'The Pink Blanket. Imprisoned in Communist China, done a pilgrimage around Romania, and now features...

Barry Lewis’s photo expo in Charles’ Viscri

King Charles III's home in Viscri is currently open to the public with an exhibition of 42 photographs by Barry Lewis, which capture images from Copsa Mica before and after 1989. The converted stable of the traditional Saxon property hosts, for the first time in Romania, the exhibition "The Darkness Within, Copsa Mica 1988 - 1995", "a disturbing exploration of...

Arizona questions abortion rights amid nation-wide foment

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court reinstated a law from 1864 that bans nearly all abortions in the state - making performing an abortion punishable by two to five years in prison, except when the mother's life is at risk. Questions have emerged since about what it means for the legality of abortion in Arizona now and in the future. The...

The entire world seems to be tightening its belt on migration restrictions

After years of negotiations, the European Parliament has approved a major reform tightening the EU's migration and asylum rules, reports the BBC.  The EU Asylum and Migration Pact, designed to speed up the asylum process and boost the return of irregular migrants to home countries, has been in the works since 2015. It will come into force in two years'...

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