Tag archive for ‘Damage’
By admin On Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes Greece, no damage reported so far

A strong quake was detected deep underground not far from the regional capital, Larissa, central Greece. The tremors reportedly made it difficult for people to walk, but no significant damage was immediately reported. The More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021

‘Our forests are sick’: German woodland hit by record damage due to fires and pests, says damning new report

Fires, storms, droughts and bark beetle infestations have damaged German forests so badly that they are now in their worst condition in four decades, the country’s Agriculture Minister Julia Kloeckner said More...

By admin On Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Collateral damage? Facebook’s purge of Australian news ‘inadvertently’ hits charities, health organizations & government pages

Facebook’s mass ban of news publishers in Australia has misfired against numerous unrelated pages, including official state institutions, multiple charities and even health departments and hospitals. The blanket More...

By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021

‘Big show every day’: China says damage done to Washington’s image by Pompeo will be ‘hard’ to repair

Beijing has said that the tenure of outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has brought “a lot of fun,” but made a dent in America’s prestige and credibility on the world stage. China’s Foreign Ministry More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

Ethiopia conflict: Outrage over damage to Tigray mosque

Ethiopia conflict: Outrage over damage to Tigray mosque Details of the damage inflicted on the al-Nejashi mosque – believed to be one of the oldest mosques in Africa – took weeks to emerge  More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021

Researchers warn of brain damage from coronavirus infection after finding stroke-like complications in Covid victims

The coronavirus could cause severe brain damage due to the body’s inflammatory response to infection, new research claims. Recent scans found bleeding in brain regions associated with heart rate, breathing, and More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

4 people charged with criminal damage for toppling Edward Colston statue in Bristol during BLM protests

The UK’s Crown Prosecution Service has announced four people will face charges of criminal damage after they tore down a statue of a historical figure linked with the slave trade during Black Lives Matter protests More...

By admin On Saturday, December 5th, 2020

Argentina passes one-time personal wealth levy dubbed ‘millionaires’ tax’ to cover Covid-19 damage

Argentina has approved an extraordinary levy on large personal wealth. The measure is meant to raise some $ 3.6 billion to fund recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic. Critics say it’s not an option for the stagnant More...

By admin On Friday, October 30th, 2020

Damage control? BBC director says staff are NOT banned from LGBT Pride after raging backlash & threat of lawsuit over new rules

BBC director-general Tim Davie has said that journalists are not banned from attending LGBT pride events under new ‘impartiality’ rules, after confusion over new guidelines provoked outrage and sparked a potential More...

By admin On Saturday, October 24th, 2020

Greenpeace condemns Japanese plans to release Fukushima reactor water into the sea, claims it could damage human DNA

Greenpeace has warned that radioactive water from Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant contains matter that could damage human DNA if discharged into the ocean, as reportedly planned. Contaminated water More...