The England team lost to Ukraine at the “Wembley” stadium

Wembley Stadium, London CNN: – The sight of Ukrainian flags flying along Wembley Way, the road that approaches the iconic Wembley Stadium, took on added significance on Sunday when Ukraine faced England in a Euro 2024 qualifier. As the horrors of war continue to cast a shadow over his country, here was the Ukrainian men’s … Read more

Half of the honey in European markets is fake

Is it real? getty: Half of the honey imported into the European Union is suspected of being adulterated with sugar syrups, according to an investigation by European officials released on Thursday. A study carried out by the European Commission’s Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) and the Joint Research Center (JRC) showed that 46% of 320 samples of … Read more

EU governments sued for violating human rights through climate inaction

Released: 24/03/2023 – 08:53Changed, 24/03/2023 – 08:55 Citizens affected by climate change are suing the governments of more than 30 European countries at the European Court of Human Rights in three separate cases, claiming that state inaction has violated their human rights. They are the first such cases to be heard at the court in … Read more

Turkish writer Pinar Selek faces his fifth life sentence

Turkish writer Pinar Selek is the victim of one of the most Kafkaesque trials in the history of Turkey. Credit: Juantxo Egaña/IPS By Carlos Zurutuza (From Biarritz, France) Thursday, March 23, 2023 Inter press service BIARRITZ, France, Mar 23 (IPS) – The woman we meet in a house on the outskirts of Biarritz, 800 kilometers … Read more

Russia reluctantly agrees to two-month extension: global issues

The Black Sea Grain Initiative has been updated for now. Credit: Ihor Oinua/Unsplash by Alexander Kozul-Wright (Geneva) Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Inter press service GENEVA, March 22 (IPS) – Given the complex interplay of geopolitics and financial markets, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 sent shockwaves through the global economy. Of course, the effects … Read more

Prime Minister of Japan Kishida will meet with Zelensky on a surprise visit to Kyiv

Released: 21/03/2023 – 07:48Changed, 21/03/2023 – 07:54 Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a surprise visit to Kiev on Tuesday to offer “solidarity and unwavering support,” Japan’s foreign ministry said. Follow the day’s events as they unfold on our live blog. All times are Paris time [GMT+1]. 7:00. Japan … Read more

Farmer-citizen movement. Trump and Le Pen supported Dutch farmers, now they have caused an electoral shock.

CNN: – In the Netherlands, a farmers’ protest party has caused a shock after winning state elections this week, just four years after it was founded. Could their rise have wider implications? The farmer-citizen movement, or BoerburgerBeweging (BBB), arose out of mass demonstrations against the Dutch government’s environmental policies, protests that saw farmers use their … Read more

Biden welcomes ICC war crimes charges against Putin

Released: 18/03/2023 – 07:28 US President Joe Biden welcomed the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to detain his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, saying the Russian leader “clearly” committed war crimes in Ukraine. Moscow is not a party to the Rome Statute of the ICC and rejected the warrant as legally untenable. Ukraine, on the other … Read more

Freedom of the press is an illusion in today’s Afghanistan

“The road leading to Kabul airport was a one-way street. We could not go back.” Not to take clothes, computers or notebooks, says Afghan journalist Seyar Sirat. Credit: Gie Goris/IPS by Guy Goris (brussels) Friday, March 17, 2023 Inter press service BRUSSELS, March 17 (IPS) – Every year, Afghan journalists celebrate their national day on … Read more