Russian hackers could attack U.S. critical infrastructure area, security agencies warn

Europe 01/12/22, 21:49

The Infrastructure Security and Cybersecurity Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the National Security Agency on Tuesday, Jan. 11, issued a joint statement to critical infrastructure organizations, warning of a cyber threat from apparently Russian state-sponsored hackers, according to the complaint. In what could translate into a new diplomatic conflict ...

Crisis in Kazakhstan: Nearly 8 thousand detained in anti-government protests

Europe 01/10/22, 17:32

The government of Kazakhstan has confirmed that it has detained nearly 8,000 people as social protests against the government and out-of-control inflation continue to unfold across the country. Kazakh authorities reported on Monday, Jan. 10, that police detained nearly 8,000 people during protests last week that in many cases escalated into ...

US, NATO reject Russia’s request not to bring Ukraine into alliance

Europe 01/08/22, 16:32

The United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Friday roundly rejected Russian demands that the alliance curb its expansion and prevent new members from joining, referring to Ukraine with which it has a tense territorial dispute.  Both Secretary of State Antony Blinken and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said ...

President Macron’s vaccine pass gets French parliament’s approval

Europe 01/08/22, 12:40

French parliament has passed President Emmanuel Macron administration plans for a vaccine pass, backing his controversial comments on [expletive] upsetting the unvaccinated people. According to Reuters, Macron told Le Parisien newspaper this week that he wanted to squeeze those who refuse the COVID-19 vaccine out of public places so that they ...

Kazakhstan: Repression of popular protests leaves dozens of demonstrators dead

Europe 01/06/22, 16:09

Violent demonstrations in Kazakhstan, Asia, against the more than doubling of fuel prices were suppressed by government security forces. They claimed to have killed dozens of demonstrators in Almaty, the central city. The bloodiest clashes took place in the face of attempts to seize control of police stations, a police spokesman ...

French President says he will make life miserable for the unvaccinated

News 01/05/22, 15:30

Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, using vulgar language, said he would make life miserable for people who do not want to be vaccinated at a televised press conference in which he announced new measures to mitigate the pandemic. Macron was responding to a nurse during a question-and-answer session with readers ...

Pope Francis continues to press Europe to open its borders to migrants

Europe 12/23/21, 18:22

Pope Francis again took up the cause of migrants during a press conference urging European countries to take action and responsibility for illegal immigrants trying to enter the continent. "No country can exempt itself" from receiving migrants, Francis said. All European countries must feel responsible and welcome migrants and even help ...