Tag archive for ‘Christmas’
By admin On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Putin spends Christmas in Damascus, visits ancient church & historic mosque

Russian President Vladimir Putin spent his Christmas day in Damascus, a city that is closely tied to early Christianity, home to Syria’s oldest Orthodox Church and a mosque that keeps the relics of John the Baptist. Putin’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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‘I’m slowly dying here’: ‘Sedated’ Assange tells friend during Christmas Eve call from UK prison as health concerns mount

Julian Assange sounded like a shell of the man he once was during a Christmas Eve phone call, British journalist Vaughan Smith told RT, noting the WikiLeaks founder had trouble speaking and appeared to be drugged. Assange More...

By admin On Sunday, December 29th, 2019
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Meteor? Space junk? Kim’s Christmas present? UFO? WATCH mysterious fireball blaze through night sky in Guam (VIDEOS)

A fiery fireball which blazed through the night sky falling apart in a fireworks display and dazzling the residents of Guam was captured in multiple astounding videos, triggering  disputes over its origins. Hundreds More...

By admin On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Christmas Day fire in Minneapolis, Minnesota displaces more than 200

The tragedy underscores the Trump administration’s vindictive housing policy, which has cut funding for housing programs and strengthened work requirements for obtaining assistance. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Cookie Monster’s nightmare: Astronauts bake very first Christmas cookie aboard ISS… but won’t be able to eat it

The astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) have baked a cookie in zero gravity for Christmas but scientists deem the treat too important to be simply consumed aboard. NASA’s Christina Koch posted More...

By admin On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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Why let Christmas stop the fight? French pension strikers march into fourth week of protests (VIDEOS)

French workers objecting to President Macron’s pension reforms are marching in Paris again. The strike that disrupted Christmas travel plans and cost hundreds of millions has now reached its fourth week. Thousands More...

By admin On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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‘Christmas shopping brings happiness’: WATCH Christians enjoy holiday spirit in Iran

Iran’s Christian community decorated neighborhoods with happy Christmas lights and roamed the streets dressed as Santa Claus celebrating their main holiday with festive cheer. Christians set up Christmas trees More...

By admin On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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French strikers oppose “Christmas truce” called by Macron and trade unions

The rail and energy strike is not weakening, and strikers are increasingly demanding to organize their own strike independently of union bosses who negotiate with the state. World Socialist Web Site (en)  More...

By admin On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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‘Militarising Christmas’: Israeli army slammed over ‘repugnant’ Twitter post

‘Militarising Christmas’: Israeli army slammed over ‘repugnant’ Twitter post Social media users call out Israel day after its army admitted making ‘mistake’ in bombing More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
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Notre Dame’s Fate Remains Uncertain, Cathedral Rector Says as Traditional Christmas Mass Relocated

One of the world’s most famous churches and Paris’ most recognisable landmark was engulfed by a massive fire back in April. Although France’s three wealthiest families, Arnault, Pinault and Bettencourt, as More...