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Burma Police Arrest Japanese Filmmaker Toru Kobuta

Burmese authorities detained a Japanese documentary filmmaker while participating in a protest against the military junta in the streets of Yangon, the country’s most populous city, local media reported on Sunday (31.07.2022). As reported by Radio Free Asia and Asia Nikkei, the young…

Singapore executes man for cannabis trafficking

Singapore executed a 49-year-old man on Tuesday (26.07.2022) for trafficking cannabis after spending seven years in prison, marking the sixth execution in the small Asian city-state in the last four months. The news was confirmed by activist Kokila Annamalai, who…

Oak fire spreads out of control in California

A fierce forest fire in California spread on Sunday (07.24.2022) and is advancing out of control, burning several thousand hectares and forcing more evacuations. More than 2,000 firefighters, supported by 17 helicopters, were deployed against the Oak fire, which broke…

Syria breaks diplomatic relations with Ukraine

Syria announced on Wednesday (07.20.2022) the severance of its diplomatic relations with Ukraine, according to the principle of “reciprocity”, after the Ukrainian government took the same decision due to the recognition of the independence of the pro-Russian separatist republics. Syria…

Russia resumes gas supply via Nord Stream 1

Gas supply was resumed via the German-Russian pipeline Nord Stream 1 after maintenance work, a company spokesman confirmed to the German Press Agency on Thursday (21.07.2022). Natural gas began flowing through a major gas pipeline from Russia to Europe on…

Nine dead after sinking ferry in Indonesia

At least nine bodies were found after a ferry sank near an Indonesian island due to bad weather, a search and rescue official reported on Thursday (07/21/2022). The KM Cahaya Arafah ferry capsized near the Indonesian island of Ternate on…

How Did Frankie Lons Die?

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Keyshia Cole, an R&B singer, and her family know what happened to her beloved mother, Frankie Lons. The Alameda County Coroner’s Office told TMZ that Lons’ death was caused by being high on more than one drug. The report says…

A Guide for Adding Bitcoin to a Retirement Account

Bitcoin has dealt with and continues to deal with a lot of uncertainty by financial experts, government officials, and many others, especially as its arrival challenged the idea of centralized authority in the financial industry and government regulation.  Bitcoin, at…

Germany donates 118 million coronavirus vaccines

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Germany donated more than 118 million doses of coronavirus vaccines to 45 recipient countries, a spokeswoman for the Ministry of Health announced on Monday (07.18.2022) in Berlin. Another five million doses are in the delivery phase, the spokeswoman added. “The…

Pacific Islands ask ICJ to tackle climate change

The Pacific islands threatened by climate change asked this Monday (07.18.2022) the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to rule on the legal obligations of the countries to stop the environmental crisis, a request whose objective is to pressure the most…

Eight people died in a plane crash in Greece

Eight people were killed when a Ukrainian cargo plane carrying weapons crashed near the northeastern Greek city of Kavala. The apparent failure of an engine precipitated the ship, an Antonov An-12 from the Ukrainian company Meridian LTD, to the ground,…

Fantasy Gaming: Why Do We Love It?

Not many gamers know this, but one of the first games developed in 1968 included an AR head-mounted display, similar to today’s VR headsets. The game was The Sword of Damocles, created by computer scientist Ivan Sutherland. It paved the…

Russia sanctions 384 Japanese lawmakers 

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The Russian Foreign Ministry sanctioned this Friday (07.15.2022) 384 members of the Japanese House of Representatives, the Lower House of Parliament, in response to a similar measure adopted by Tokyo in April. These parliamentarians took “a hostile position against Russia”…

Top Marvel Superhero-Themed Slots

Marvel comics have hundreds of characters, and we met many of them on the movie screen. Only Stan Lee, the “father” of superheroes, created most of them that we watch screened today and whose sequels we eagerly await. Nerds and…

UN Urges to End Flow of Guns to Haiti Gangs

The UN Security Council unanimously adopted this Friday (07.15.2022) a resolution promoted by the United States and Mexico that asks member states to prohibit the transfer of light weapons to criminal gangs in Haiti, without deciding on an embargo total…

Flood-affected western Germany slowly returning to normal

The strong floods of a year ago affected the federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate. The German president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, meets this Thursday (07.14.2022) with those affected, first responders, and municipal politicians from the communities of Altenahr and Dernau,…

The Most Popular Online Casino Table Games

One of the best things about online casinos is that there’s usually something for everyone. Everyone seems to have a game they’re naturally drawn toward, and an excellent online casino usually accommodates players of all tastes, whether card players or…