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UN World Food Security Elects Spaniard As President

Reading Time: < 1 minute Incoming Gabriel Ferrero shares plans for World Food Security agency  Co-Authors; Maha Altamimi & Rawan Alshehri  The Committee on World Food Security (CFS) was founded in 1974 and reorganized in 2009 to serve as the most inclusive international and intergovernmental forum for all stakeholders to collaborate on ensuring food security and nutrition for everyone.  The Read More…

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Norwegian Prime Minister’s Government Resigns

Reading Time: < 1 minute Budget topples Prime Minister Erna Solberg Government After the presentation of the Budget Statement in the Storting this morning, Prime Minister Erna Solberg took the floor to notify the Storting that her Government will submit an application for permission to resign at the meeting of the Council of State at the Royal Palace today at Read More…

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Germany Still Without A Chancellor Days After The Election

Reading Time: < 1 minute For the first time in 16 years, Germany will have a chancellor that is not Merkel. By: Almunthir Alghamdi This is a pivotal election in Germany’s modern history because, for the first time in 16 years, former Chancellor Angela Merkel’s name is not on the ballot. That means there is a whole generation of people Read More…

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330 Arrested In Massive European Drug & Weapons Bust

Reading Time: 2 minutes The joint activities targeted the trafficking of drugs and weapons and the facilitation of illegal immigration in Southeast Europe. Spain, supported by Europol, coordinated Europe-wide joint action days targeting facilitation of illegal immigration, drug trafficking and trafficking of firearms. The operation took place between 15 and 18 September 2021. The operational activities involving 27 countries Read More…

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Orman Yangınları İklim Değişikliği ve Küresel Isınmanın Bir Sonucudur

Reading Time: 2 minutes İklim değişikliğiyle doğrudan bağlantılı orman yangınlarından her yıl on milyonlarca hektar yok oluyor. M.Ö. orman yangınları, 868.619 hektardan fazla orman ve vahşi yaşam habitatını yok ederek hızlı bir oranda yanmaya devam ediyor. İtfaiyeciler eyalet genelinde sürekli olarak yangınlarla mücadele ediyor ve toplam aktif yangın sayısı 210’a ulaştı. Yakma mevsiminin zirvesinde, Britanya Kolombiyası’nda 1.583 aktif yangın Read More…

Norwegian Citizens Still Stuck In Kabul After End To Evacuations
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Norwegian Citizens Still Stuck In Kabul After End To Evacuations

Reading Time: 3 minutes The deadly suicide attacks in Afghanistan further complicates the Norwegians military evacuation plans. Over the past two weeks, Norway has been carrying out a complex evacuation operation under enormous time pressure, and during this period has evacuated close to 1,000 people from Kabul. Some 400 Norwegian citizens and people with close ties to Norway have Read More…

EU Sends Over 124 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Aid To Haiti
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EU Sends Over 124 Tonnes Of Humanitarian Aid To Haiti

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new aid is added to the already €10 Haiti received in 2020. An EU Humanitarian Air Bridge operation consisting of two flights is delivering more than 125 tonnes of life-saving materials to humanitarian organisations active in Haiti, as part of the EU response to the earthquake that hit the country on 14 August. The Read More…

France Ablaze As Wild Fires Scorch The Country
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France Ablaze As Wild Fires Scorch The Country

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thousands have been evacuated from southern France as wildfires take over the country. By Donovan Martin An intense heatwave has been terrorizing Europe, sparking wildfires across Europe. Across southern Europe and the Mediterranean, temperatures have been upwards of 40 degrees. France is one of the many countries whose plant life caught fire due to the Read More…

EU Approves 8th COVID-19 Vaccine, Novavax
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EU Approves 8th COVID-19 Vaccine, Novavax

Reading Time: 2 minutes EU has purchased 100 million doses of the Novavax vaccine with an option for another 100 million more Today, the European Commission has approved its seventh Advanced Purchase Agreement (APA) with a pharmaceutical company to ensure access to a potential vaccine against COVID-19 in Q4 of 2021 and in 2022. Under this contract, Member States Read More…

Over 125 Dead And Hundreds Missing After Historic European Flood
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Over 125 Dead And Hundreds Missing After Historic European Flood

Reading Time: 2 minutes As water levels start to recede, the death toll rises as more bodies are uncovered after a record Central-European flood. By Donovan Martin Jr. Civilians living in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, and Slovakia had to be evacuated after a massive flood devastated the terrain. On July 15 and 16, 2021, torrential rains Read More…

Norway To Provide $100 Million NOK To Increase Food Security In Niger
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Norway To Provide $100 Million NOK To Increase Food Security In Niger

Reading Time: 2 minutes Niger is one of the most poorest countries in Africa The Norwegian authorities are entering into an agreement to allocate NOK 100 million in support to be used to provide healthy and nutritious food for the population in Niger. The funding will be channelled through a joint project between Care Norway and the Norwegian University Read More…

Norway Temporarily Extends Kabul Field Hospital After Troop Withdrawals
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Norway Temporarily Extends Kabul Field Hospital After Troop Withdrawals

Reading Time: 2 minutes NATO is terminating its military presence in Afghanistan. The withdrawal of forces has already begun. Norway Prime Minister Erna Solberg indicated at the NATO Summit in Brussels that Norway is willing to support the continued operation of the field hospital in Kabul until the end of 2021, after NATO’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. This will be Read More…

Europol Nets 1.6 Tonnes of Cocaine & €16.5 Million In Operation Jumita
Latin Europe

Europol Nets 1.6 Tonnes of Cocaine & €16.5 Million In Operation Jumita

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jumita is the the largest cash and seizure from a criminal empire in Spain In many European nations, laws have been passed to decriminalize all drugs in an effort to curb the overflow of the prison population and to further put an emphasis more on treatment instead of incarceration. This model has proven to be Read More…

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Canada Makes Historic Apology To Italian Canadians

Reading Time: < 1 minute The apology comes 81 years after the treatment of Italian following Italy’s declaration of war against Canada Apologies go a long way and are an essential prerequisite to healing and writing the wrongs of past governments. Prime Minister Trudeau’s recent apology to the Italian community is not only historic, but it was also heartfelt and Read More…

Europol Seizes €45M In Heroin Concealed In Marble Destined For Romania
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Europol Seizes €45M In Heroin Concealed In Marble Destined For Romania

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 1.5 tonne of heroin, seized in the port of Constantia, was concealed in a shipment of a legal company operated by the criminal network In many European nations, laws have been passed to decriminalize all drugs in an effort to curb the overflow of the prison population and to further put an emphasis more Read More…

Europol Arrest Three Suspected Of Planning Terrorist Attacks Against France
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Europol Arrest Three Suspected Of Planning Terrorist Attacks Against France

Reading Time: < 1 minute The three suspects were arrested in Spain and are being held in custody In the early hours of 27 April, officers of the Spanish National Police (Policia Nacional) with the support of Europol swooped on the members of a terrorist cell in the city of Granada. A total of three individuals were arrested on suspicion Read More…

UK to host G7 Summit in Cornwall
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G7 Leaders Agree To Ambitious Online Safety Resolutions

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ambitious resolutions are a direct cause of the global pandemic The global pandemic has changed the way the world does business and highlighted the need for new technology. With the rise of video conferencing networks such as Zoom and Facebook’s Video rooms, these tools for communicating in a pandemic have all become essential. Today Read More…

UK Exposes Russian Involvement In SolarWinds Cyber Compromise
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UK Exposes Russian Involvement In SolarWinds Cyber Compromise

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK government has for the first time today exposed details of the SVR’s cyber program The SVR is Russia’s civilian foreign intelligence service and is the successor organization to the KGB’s First Chief Directorate. It predominantly targets overseas governmental, diplomatic, think-tank, healthcare and energy targets for intelligence purposes. It is technologically advanced, developing capabilities Read More…

Norway Blocks Rolls Royce Subsidiary Bergen Engines Sale To Russia
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Norway Blocks Rolls Royce Subsidiary Bergen Engines Sale To Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Norway cited National Security for blocking the sale to of Bergen Engines to Russia TDS News – In a royal decree issued on Friday 26 March, the government of Norway has ordered that Rolls Royce stop the sale of Norwegian company Bergen Engines AS to companies within the Transmash Holding Group. Additionally, a block has Read More…

Germany’s Strengthened Partnership Supports Thousands in Ethiopia
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Germany’s Strengthened Partnership Supports Thousands in Ethiopia

Reading Time: 2 minutes 1.8 million people in Ethiopia remain displaced across some 1,350 sites TDS News – Ethiopia faces one of the world’s most complex human mobility environments, with myriad social, economic, political and climatic factors driving the movement of people within and beyond its borders. According to the latest National Displacement report prepared by the International Organization Read More…

Canada Teams Up With The Netherlands To Fight Type 2 Diabetes Research
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Canada Teams Up With The Netherlands To Fight Type 2 Diabetes Research

Reading Time: 2 minutes More than 3 million Canadian adults – or 1 in 11 adults – were living with diabetes. TDS News – Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects millions of people across the world. Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is the most common type, making up nearly 90% of all diabetes cases. T2D can result from a Read More…

Canada Imposes New Rounds Of Sanctions On Russia
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Canada Imposes New Rounds Of Sanctions On Russia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sanctions are in response to deteriorating human rights situation in Russia TDS News – Effective March 24, 2021, Canada is imposing sanctions against Russian officials in response to gross and systematic human rights violations that have been committed in Russia. Today’s announcement serves to highlight the deteriorating human rights situation in Russia and the shrinking Read More…