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EU court tells Poland to halt lignite mine on Czech border

The European Union’s top court on Friday ordered Poland to immediately stop mining brown coal at the Turow mine. AP Photo WARSAW: The European Union‘s top court on Friday ordered Poland to immediately stop mining brown coal at the Turow mine, on the border with the Czech Republic and Germany. The Czech Republic filed in […]


U.S.D.A. Will Begin Relief Payments to Black Farmers in June

The United States Department of Agriculture said on Friday that it will begin making loan forgiveness payments in June to thousands of minority farmers as part of the Biden administration’s $4 billion debt relief program. The initiative, part of the $1.9 trillion economic relief package that Congress passed in March, has been criticized by white […]


Fantasy hockey – Way too early rankings for 2021-22

For a refreshing change of pace, the biggest impact on fantasy hockey next season won’t be a virus sweeping the globe, but rather a monster from the depths of the sea stealing a player from each team. No, there’s no reason to suspect a further spiralling of the planet into some Lovecraftian horror. It’s the […]

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Small Skirmish Breaks Out Outside Aqsa Mosque

A small skirmish at the Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem on Friday afternoon underscored the simmering tensions that gripped Israel only hours after an intense diplomatic effort brought about a fragile cease-fire. The clash broke out shortly after the conclusion of midday prayers, as Israeli police officers entered the mosque compound and fired tear gas […]

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Gaza Media Building Jala Tower Owner Complains To World Court ICC

Israel destroyed the Jala Tower building during the conflict. The Hague, Netherlands: The owner of a Gaza building housing international media that was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike is lodging a complaint with the International Criminal Court, his lawyer said. The complaint by Jawad Mehdi says that the attack on May 15 which flattened Jala […]


Big Hospital Chains Get Covid Aid, and Buy Up Competitors

While most of the provider aid has been distributed, the Biden administration is expected to begin doling out the remaining funds, estimated at $25 billion of the original $178 billion, said Kristen O’Brien, a vice president for McDermott+Consulting in Washington, D.C. Hospitals are asking for more time to spend the money. How the aid was […]


Whatsapp May Soon Let iOS and Android Users Migrate Chat History to a Different Phone Number

WhatsApp Chat Migration (Image: WABetaInfo) If the rumour is accurate, the updated migration feature will help users who are eventually planning to change their contact number but don’t want to lose chat history from the old contact. WhatsApp has been rumoured to introduce a chat migration tool for quite some time. The tool will essentially […]


Can Manny Pacquiao defeat Errol Spence Jr.? What does this fight mean for Terence Crawford?

Manny Pacquaio and Errol Spence Jr. made headlines on Friday when they announced one of the biggest fights in recent years. Pacquiao, 62-7-2, 39 KOs), 42, of General Santos City, Philippines, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, will face Spence (27-0, 21 KOs), 31, of Desoto, Texas, the only unified welterweight champion, on August 21 in […]

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After the Cease-Fire, Gaza Wakes to a Sea of Rubble

The damage in Gaza was incomparable. Israeli airstrikes killed more than 230 people, destroyed more than 1,000 housing and commercial units, rendered more than 750 uninhabitable, and displaced more than 77,000 people, according to tallies compiled by Gazan officials and the United Nations. Seventeen clinics and hospitals were damaged, as well as three major desalination […]

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Myanmar Junta Seeks to Prolong Rule With Aung San Suu Kyi Party Ban, Says Unity Govt

Myanmar’s military junta is seeking to prolong its rule by banning Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party, an official in the shadow government said on Friday, responding to media reports that the party would be dissolved for alleged vote fraud. “The announcement that the junta’s obedient electoral commission is banning the National League for Democracy […]