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Month: April 2023

Pope Francis calls for an open Europe

Pope Francis condemned what he described as rising nationalism and “adolescent belligerence” in Europe, in a speech delivered during his 3-day trip to Hungary. The pope reiterated his calls for welcoming migrants after a meeting with nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban. He will also lead an open-air mass outside parliament on Sunday. The visit was

Stagnating Germany economy

At the end of 2022, economic output fell by 0.5% compared to the previous quarter, the latest data showed. German gross domestic product (GDP) stagnated in the first quarter of 2023 compared to the previous quarter, the Federal Statistical Office announced in a first estimate on Friday, meaning Europe’s largest economy narrowly missed falling into

Russia new missiles attack on Ukraine

The early-morning attacks were carried out as Kyiv prepares to launch a counteroffensive to try to retake Russian-occupied territory. Russia hurled missiles at cities across Ukraine as people slept early on Friday, killing at least 12 people in the first large-scale air strikes in nearly two months. Rescue workers clambered through a huge pile of

new phase of cooperation Mideast relationship

The Iranian top diplomat noted that the new political developments arising from the China-brokered deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia are fast, and require new and different regional initiatives. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Friday hailed the recent political rapprochement among Middle Eastern countries, noting that the region has entered a new phase of

Microsoft purchase of gaming frim Activision deal blocked

The United Kingdom government has made it one of its post-Brexit goals to bring in a “light-touch” set of rules for science and technology to encourage economic growth. However, a number of recent takeovers of British firms by overseas ones has increased concerns that the United Kingdom market is declining in importance, and is failing

Muzz dating app loses appeal against Tinder owner Match Group

Muzz launched in the UK in 2015 as Muzmatch, a dating app specifically for Muslims. A Muslim dating app which was told to change its name over similarities to has lost its appeal. The Court of Appeal upheld a June 2022 ruling that the average consumer would have thought Muzmatch – now Muzz –

The leader of starvation cult in Kenya

Much of Pastor Mackenzie’s preaching relates to the fulfilment of Biblical prophecies about Judgement Day. The church’s online content also features posts about the end of the world, impending doom and the supposed dangers of science. The leader of a Christian cult in Kenya is due to appear in court next week, as the exhumation

Wikipedia Online Safety Bill age checks in United Kingdom

Wikipedia has millions of articles in hundreds of languages, written and edited entirely by thousands of volunteers around the world. It is the eighth most-visited site in the UK, according to data from analytics company SimilarWeb. Wikipedia will not comply with any age checks required under the Online Safety Bill, its foundation says. If a

Facebook revival signs

Financial markets have been closely watching for results from the big tech companies, which have a big impact on movements on the major US stock indexes. Facebook’s business appears to be reviving after months of decline. Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, said revenue grew 3% in the first three months of

United Nations apathy on Israeli atrocities

For 75 years, the Palestinian people have been victims of the Israeli regime’s unrelenting aggression, violence, and injustices. The occupation of their land continues, with cities being blockaded, property and farmlands being destroyed and confiscated, and people being forced to evacuate their homes. Iran’s envoy to the UN has blasted Israel’s atrocities against Palestinians as