Another Belarus opposition politician is taken away by masked men

Maxim Znak, legal adviser and a member of the Coordination Council presidium of the Belarusian opposition, takes part in a press conference given by the coordination council of the Belarusian opposition. Natalia Fedosenko | TASS | Getty Images Belarusian opposition politician Maxim Znak was detained on Wednesday by masked men wearing plain clothes, the Interfax news agency cited his allies as saying. Znak’s reported detention followed the similar disappearance on Monday of Maria Kolesnikova, one of the leaders of mass …

Israelis protest against PM as coronavirus infections spike

Thousands of Israelis have protested outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, pressing ahead with a monthslong campaign demanding the embattled Israeli leader resign By ARIEL SCHALIT Associated Press September 5, 2020, 9:42 PM • 2 min read JERUSALEM — Thousands of Israelis protested outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night, pressing ahead with a monthslong campaign demanding the embattled Israeli leader resign. The protest came as Israel is coping with record levels …

Japan’s next leader faces a ‘difficult year,’ after longtime Prime Minister Abe’s sudden resignation

Whoever succeeds Shinzo Abe as Japan’s next prime minister is set for a “difficult year” ahead, Teneo Intelligence’s Tobias Harris told CNBC in an email. The analyst said the next leader needs to address pressing, “significant issues” after Abe’s surprise resignation of long-standing incumbent on Friday. Harris said that includes a “wide-open debate” about Japan’s national security strategy as well as new defense program guidelines and negotiations with the U.S. over host-nation support. “The next prime minister will also either …

Ecuador couple certified as oldest married pair, nearly 215

Julio Mora slipped away from his parents to secretly marry Waldramina Quinteros one February day By GONZALO SOLANO Associated Press August 28, 2020, 10:14 PM • 2 min read QUITO, Ecuador — Julio Mora slipped away from his parents to secretly marry Waldramina Quinteros one February day. Both families disapproved. Seventy-nine years later, they’re still together — he at 110 years of age, and she at 104, both lucid and both in good health, though relatives say they’re a little …

The US Government Is Texting Russians Offering $10 Million For Information On Election Interference

KYIV — When Artyom Vysokov received a text message offering him as much as $10 million for information on Russian election interference from a number used mainly for distributing spam and phishing messages, he thought it was “some type of fraud.” But then he saw reports from several Russian news outlets about other people receiving similar messages on their cellphones and realized they were coming shortly after the US State Department announced a new campaign to defend the American presidential …

Scammers Are Using Facebook To Prey On People In Kenya

  Early last year, Elizabeth, a salon owner in Nairobi, needed business supplies but didn’t have enough money to buy them. She thought she had found an answer when she came across a sponsored post on Facebook from a page called KWFT Loans Kenya.   “I saw the post had a sponsored sign and there was a Kenya Women Microfinance Bank logo. I thought to myself that this is probably the actual KWFT,” she told BuzzFeed News, referring to the …

Belarus crisis: EU leaders hold emergency talks

EU leaders are holding emergency talks on the political crisis in Belarus, after 10 days of protests that have shaken Alexander Lukashenko’s 26-year grip on power. In the run-up to the meeting on Wednesday, the Belarusian opposition leader, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, urged the EU not to recognise Lukashenko as president.   “I call on you not to recognise these fraudulent elections,” she said. “Mr Lukashenko has lost all the legitimacy in the eyes of our nation and the world.” The bloc’s …

Belarus’ president remains defiant after largest protest in country’s history, NATO ‘closely monitoring’ situation

An aerial view of protesters during a demonstration on August 16, 2020 in Minsk, Belarus. There have been daily demonstrations in the Belarusian capital and elsewhere in the country after President Alexander Lukashenko claimed victory in the August 9th election that critics allege was fraudulent.   Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has rejected calls to quit following his contested re-election, warning that the former Soviet republic would “perish as a state” if it was forced to repeat the vote. Opposition protesters …

North Macedonia police find 80 migrants, arrest truck driver

Police in North Macedonia say they have found 80 migrants during a routine check in the central part of the country and arrested a truck driver for suspected migrant smuggling   SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Police in North Macedonia said Sunday they have found 80 migrants during a routine check in the central part of the country and arrested a truck driver for suspected migrant smuggling. Police said in a statement that 79 Pakistanis and an Eritrean were found Saturday …

Telephone service begins between UAE, Israel amid deal

Telephone service between the United Arab Emirates and Israel has begun as the two countries opened diplomatic ties   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Telephone service between the United Arab Emirates and Israel began working Sunday as the two countries opened diplomatic ties, part of a deal brokered by the U.S. that required Israel to halt its contentious plan to annex West Bank land sought by the Palestinians for a future state. Associated Press journalists in Jerusalem and Dubai were …

Germany ‘optimistic’ for coronavirus vaccine in months: Live

German Health Minister Jens Spahn says he expects that there will be a COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months. UN chief Antonio Guterres warns the coronavirus pandemic not only threatens gains in fighting poverty and building peace, but also risks exacerbating old conflicts and generating new ones. President Vladimir Putin says Russia has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus, but the WHO says it does not have enough information to evaluate it. Worldwide coronavirus cases have …

Coronavirus live news: EU health agency calls for new lockdowns as Greece ‘formally’ enters second wave | World news

Spain’s government defended its response to the coronavirus pandemic on Monday after official data showed the country had overtaken the UK to register the highest total number of cases in western Europe. “Appropriate measures are being taken to control the pandemic in coordination” with the regions, the government said in a statement, after experts questioned its policies. The data shows that we are being very active in tracking and detecting the virus. Health ministry data showed 1,486 new cases were …

Cooking with Oils.

Everyone understands the foods to eat that enhance health, although how we cook the food can be just as important. With there being numerous oils and butter products declaring to be the best, it can be quite difficult to know which ones to use and which ones to avoid. 1. Canola oil. Canola oil is a popular oil, with numerous physicians claiming that it has the capability to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The oil is low in hydrogenated …

How windy is it on Mars? Sand ‘megaripples’ offer a clue.

The sandy landscape of Mars is home to plenty of severe weather, including the odd dust storm so large that it can be observed by telescopes on Earth. But its day-to-day weather remains something of a mystery. Now, a new study that monitored the subtle movements of huge ripples of sand on the Martian surface suggests that Mars may actually be windier than researchers thought. It’s not uncommon to find wavelike features, known as “megaripples,” in some deserts of Mars, …

Changing How You Consume.

As you may understand, not sustaining up with the ideal nutrients can impact how well your body carries out and your general physical fitness advantages. Even though healthy eating is essential, there are misconceptions that prevent your efficiency if you listen to them. Below, you’ll discover some misconception busters on healthy eating. 1. Working out on an empty stomach. If you hear a rumbling noise in your stomach, the rumbling is trying to inform you something. Without listening to them, …

From Doing not have To Lushious – What To Try to find In A Lip Balm

No one desires chapped lips. Cold, dry, or windy conditions or simply some bad luck in the genes department can absolutely dry out and roughen up that tender and delicate section of your face. Utilizing lip balm routinely is the best way to keep lips moist and avoid chapped lips. All lip balms, no matter what their active ingredients, are, basically, a way to replace or contribute to the typical, moisture-retaining barrier of the skin. Lip balms functions the same …

Atkins Diet Plan Snacks

Chewing between meals is really a pleasure particularly, when you are at work and you would want to take a break for quite a while. Here are Atkins diet treats that you can bring with you in the workplace. They are not simply delicious, it is also packed with essential minerals and vitamins required to enhance your energy for the day’s toil. Atkins Diet Plan Snacks- Canadian Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms Ingredients:15- 20 mushrooms butter 4 oz cream cheese 6 pieces …

Pain In The Back Treatments

Those twinges that come every so often are not a respecter of nationality, position or age. They hear nobody and understand no one. They just come right in at anytime that they prefer even to the point of destroying your own valuable life. Cathy Wong, a licensed naturopathic physician, shares fifteen back discomfort treatments. Here are some of those remedies: * Capsaicin Cream An active component in chili peppers, capsaicin cream when used to the skin offers an analgesic result …

Atkins Diet Induction Dishes

Numerous Atkins dieters focus much on the induction stage of the diet plan. This is basically for the fact that induction is the strictest part of the plan. It is the intro stage of the Atkins program and much of the constraint rules are set on it. It is even said that if you do not want to follow the induction guidelines, then better give up from the diet plan as the induction phase is going to be a little …

Advantages of Keto Diet

Although ketogenic diet plan is widely known as a ‘fast weight loss diet plan’, it is in fact more to this than satisfies the eye. Weight loss and higher levels of energy are just spin-offs of the keto diet, a kind of benefit. It has been clinically proven that the keto diet has lots of additional medical advantages. Let’s start by specifying that a high carb diet plan, with its lots of processed active ingredients and sugars, has absolutely no …