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Op deze pagina vind je kranten en nieuwsmedia uit Denemarken – The Post, Canada – Toronto Sun, Californië – Northern California News, Koeweit – Kuwait Today, Jamaica – Jamaica Observer en Expatica News, The Art Paper, Vanitay Fair, The Hill en meer.

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    Toronto Sun

  • Gary Varvel cartoon, Jan. 26, 2022
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  • DA COSTA: Storm brewing in South African cricket
    Temba Bavuma is a South African cricket star. He captains the national one-day team that earlier this week completed a 3-0 whitewash of India, one of the game’s powerhouses. Earlier, Dean Elgar piloted the Test squad to a 2-1 victory over the world’s No.1 Test team to kick off a glorious home... Read more »
  • Letters to the Editor, Jan. 26, 2022
    LAW AND NO ORDER A 15-year-old youth lies dead in an underground parking garage, just before midnight. His dispatcher is alleged to be a 13-year-old. This cannot be happening, yet our city has come to this unimaginable tragic reality. Stop and think. This is not fiction. Can you even imagine... Read more »
  • David Ortiz elected to Hall of Fame on first try
    Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was the lone player to earn induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday in balloting conducted by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Ortiz received 77.9 percent of the vote in his first season on the ballot. That was slightly above... Read more »
  • Debt dispute probably sparked killing of two Canadians in Mexico
    MEXICO CITY — The killing last week at a hotel near Cancun of two Canadians with criminal records was likely sparked by a debt dispute linked to international criminal activities, Mexican state prosecutors said on Tuesday. Prosecutors in Cancun’s home state of Quintana Roo on the Caribbean coast said the... Read more »
  • Teams search through night for 39 missing from capsized boat off Florida
    MIAMI — Rescue crews searched late into the night on Tuesday for 39 people reported missing in the Atlantic off Florida by a man found clinging to a boat that capsized in what the U.S. Coast Guard called a suspected human smuggling attempt gone awry. The survivor told authorities that... Read more »
  • ‘ITEMS THAT I CHERISH’: Julian Lennon putting NFT Beatles memorabilia up for auction
    LONDON — John Lennon’s son Julian is auctioning off pieces of memorabilia relating to the Beatles, including three guitars given to him by his father and handwritten notes about the 1968 song “Hey Jude” – but not physically. Instead, the auction is a sale of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), a type... Read more »
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    Expat Guide to Germany | Expatica

  • Retired Angela Merkel turns down UN job
    German ex-chancellor Angela Merkel has said no thanks to an offer of a job with the United Nations, her office said Wednesday, as she settles into retirement after 16 years in power. UN sources confirmed that Secretary General Antonio Guterres... The post Retired Angela Merkel turns down UN job appeared... Read more »
  • Bund yields go positive but what does it mean?
    Yields on 10-year German bonds passed into positive territory for the first time since May 2019 as surging inflation in the eurozone prompted speculation that monetary policy could be tightened. AFP looks at what prompted the shift, why it is... The post Bund yields go positive but what does it... Read more »
  • Films in competition at 72nd Berlinale fest
    The 72nd Berlinale, Europe’s first major film festival of the year, will take place next month as an in-person event, with 18 movies from around the world competing. A jury led by Indian-born American director M. Night Shyamalan (“The Sixth... The post Films in competition at 72nd Berlinale fest appeared... Read more »
  • Germany tries Syrian doctor for crimes against humanity
    German prosecutors accused a Syrian doctor Wednesday of torturing detainees and killing one of them while working in military hospitals in his war-torn homeland, on the first day of a landmark crimes against humanity trial in Frankfurt. The accused, 36-year-old... The post Germany tries Syrian doctor for crimes against humanity... Read more »
  • Berlin filmfest to go forward in person as Covid surges
    The Berlinale, Europe’s first major film festival of the year, will take place next month as an in-person event, organisers confirmed Wednesday, just as the Omicron wave is expected to peak in Germany. Surprising some observers expecting it to go... The post Berlin filmfest to go forward in person as... Read more »
  • Germany puts Syrian doctor on trial for crimes against humanity
    A Syrian doctor went on trial in Germany on Wednesday accused of crimes against humanity including torture and murder in his war-torn homeland, in the latest European court case involving loyalists of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Alaa Mousa, 36, who... The post Germany puts Syrian doctor on trial for crimes... Read more »
  • German bond yields top 0% for first time since May 2019
    Yields for 10-year German bonds jumped into positive territory on Wednesday for the first time since May 2019 as surging inflation in the eurozone prompted fears of monetary tightening. At 0715 GMT, Bund yields passed zero for the first time... The post German bond yields top 0% for first time... Read more »
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    Kuwait Today

  • Snowstorm causes Europe’s busiest Airport to shut down
    KWT Today - Know What's Trending Today Snowstorm causes Europe’s busiest Airport to shut down Europe’s busiest airport shut down in Istanbul on Monday while schools and vaccination centres closed in Athens as a rare snowstorm blanketed swathes of the eastern Mediterranean, causing blackouts and traffic havoc. The closure of... Read more »
  • Power blackout across Central Asia leaves millions without electricity
    KWT Today - Know What's Trending Today Power blackout across Central Asia leaves millions without electricity Millions of people were left for hours without electricity on Tuesday when a huge power blackout hit cities in three Central Asian countries. Areas of Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan were affected when a shared... Read more »
  • UAE: Road closures for Golden Jubilee cycling tour announced
    KWT Today - Know What's Trending Today UAE: Road closures for Golden Jubilee cycling tour announced Motorists are being advised of road closures in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday for the Golden Jubilee cycling tour. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Road, Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Road, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al... Read more »
  • Kuwait’s cold season to continue till end of March
    KWT Today - Know What's Trending Today Kuwait’s cold season to continue till end of March The cold season in Kuwait will continue until the end of March or the beginning of April, Astronomer Adel Al-Marzouq said. Read- Kuwait: 250 KD fee for renewal of 60+ residency “The cold is... Read more »
  • Belgium : Thousands protest demanding end of restrictions
    KWT Today - Know What's Trending Today Belgium : Thousands protest demanding end of restrictions Belgian police resorted to firing powerful water cannons and using tear gas to control mass demonstrations in Brussels against the EU nation’s Covid19 restrictions earlier today. The protests saw up to 50,000 people demonstrating in... Read more »
  • Europe : Is the end of Pandemic nearing?
    KWT Today - Know What's Trending Today Europe : Is the end of Pandemic nearing? “It’s plausible that the region is moving towards a kind of pandemic endgame,” Hans Kluge said in an interview, adding that Omicron could infect 60 percent of Europeans by March. Once the current surge of Omicron sweeping across Europe... Read more »
  • Kuwait: 250 KD fee for renewal of 60+ residency
    KWT Today - Know What's Trending Today Kuwait: 250 KD fee for renewal of 60+ residency The Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Manpower PAM approved a fee of 250 dinars to renew work permits for those who have reached the age of 60 without a University degree,... Read more »
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    Singapore

  • Teachers cheer up student recovering from Covid-19 with heartwarming messages and meals
    It's been a challenging time for all of us since the pandemic started. But through everything, our children have probably been the most confused and alarmed by the current situation with Covid-19. This is especially true for young ones recovering from Covid, longing to go back to school and play... Read more »
  • Mum with toddler shames Scoot for leaving them to sleep at Changi Airport after cancelled flight
    "No way home" is a common phrase nowadays but it also sums up the predicament of a mum and her toddler in Singapore. After their Scoot flight to Athens was cancelled over a snowstorm, the pair were left stranded at Changi Airport for around 17 hours. The mum, Irene Caselli,... Read more »
  • Naomi Neo reveals she was adopted, parents wanted to 'hide it from her forever'
    From being bullied in school to losing her virginity because her friend lied, Naomi Neo has dropped another bomb — she's an adopted child.  In a YouTube video on Tuesday (Jan 25), the 26-year-old influencer shared the story of her adoption as she spoke with her parents and friends. According to Neo, she first had suspicions about... Read more »
  • Bedok clinic's doctor could face up to 20 years in jail if convicted of amended charge
    SINGAPORE - General practitioner Jipson Quah, who was initially accused of engaging in a conspiracy to dupe the Ministry of Health (MOH) over fake Covid-19 vaccination information, has had his cheating charge amended to a more serious offence - dishonestly making a false representation to the ministry. If convicted of... Read more »
  • Visitors to Singapore fall to record low in 2021
    SINGAPORE - Singapore had record low international arrivals in 2021, but saw signs of recovery after introducing a quarantine waiver system for vaccinated visitors and offering cash vouchers, its tourism authority said on Tuesday (Jan 25). Singapore had 330,000 international arrivals in 2021, the lowest since the Singapore Tourism Board... Read more »
  • Singapore Airshow to shrink amid strict health controls
    Asia's biggest aviation event, the Singapore Airshow, is set to shrink for the second time since the pandemic hit, with strict health controls for trade visitors and a lack of public days for locals dampening potential attendance. The Feb 15-18 show will require daily rapid antigen tests for attendees at a... Read more »
  • Unvaccinated people can continue to attend private worship in groups of up to 5 starting Feb 1
    SINGAPORE - Unvaccinated worshippers can continue to attend private worship from next month, when vaccination-differentiated safe management measures (VDS) for congregational and worship services will be expanded. They will be able to do so in a group of five with one religious worker, according to the updated guidelines for religious... Read more »
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    Expat Guide to Spain | Expatica

  • Three migrant children killed in fire in Morocco: NGO
    Three children of a Nigerian migrant died in Morocco in a fire at their makeshift shelter near the North African country’s border with a Spanish enclave, a non-governmental organisation said. “The mother lit a fire within the confines of their... The post Three migrant children killed in fire in Morocco:... Read more »
  • Thee migrant children killed in fire in Morocco: NGO
    Three children of a Nigerian migrant died in Morocco in a fire at their makeshift shelter near the North African country’s border with a Spanish enclave, a non-governmental organisation said. “The mother lit a fire within the confines of their... The post Thee migrant children killed in fire in Morocco:... Read more »
  • Spain retirement home fire toll climbs to eight
    The death toll from a fire that devastated a Spanish retirement home last week has risen to eight after a victim died in hospital on Tuesday, health authorities said. Six elderly people initially died in the fire that began late... The post Spain retirement home fire toll climbs to eight... Read more »
  • Puerto Rico statue of Spanish explorer toppled before king’s visit
    A statue of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon was toppled early Monday in Puerto Rico’s capital San Juan, just hours before a visit to the Caribbean island by Spain’s King Felipe VI. “Some individuals approached the statue,” located in... The post Puerto Rico statue of Spanish explorer toppled before... Read more »
  • Spain’s Princess Cristina, husband announce split
    Spain’s Princess Cristina and her husband Inaki Urdangarin, who was jailed in 2018 for fraud, announced Monday they have separated after he was photographed holding hands with another woman. “By mutual agreement, we have decided to put our marriage on... The post Spain’s Princess Cristina, husband announce split appeared first... Read more »
  • Oil spill tars Peruvian seaside towns, leaves fishermen jobless
    Thousands of barrels of crude oil that were spilled off Peru’s central coast have taken a grim toll: dead birds adrift in the sea and irate fishermen stuck on the docks. Some 6,000 barrels poured into the sea as an... The post Oil spill tars Peruvian seaside towns, leaves fishermen... Read more »
  • ‘The last wave?’ Spain ICU staff exhausted by Covid battle
    Seemingly milder for some but still highly contagious, Omicron has filled intensive care beds again at a hospital near Barcelona where shattered staff are still fighting a virus that refuses to retreat. “Every time we think we’ve reached the end... The post ‘The last wave?’ Spain ICU staff exhausted by... Read more »
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    Jamaica Observer

  • US orders 8,500 troops on heightened alert amid Russia worry
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon ordered 8,500 troops on higher alert to potentially deploy to Europe as part of a NATO "response force" amid growing concern that Russia could soon make a military move on Ukraine. President Joe Biden consulted with key European leaders, underscoring US solidarity with allies there.Putting... Read more »
  • Sandals South Coast lauds new supervisory skills training graduates
    WHITEHOUSE, Westmoreland - Sandals South Coast recently added 11 new supervisory level graduates to its mid-management team as the latest group successfully completed the resort-based supervisory skills training programme. Hand-picked by their respective heads of department (HODs) to participate in this six-week course, the team members represented were a combination... Read more »
  • CMO says measures in place to reach people who need care
    CHIEF Medical Officer (CMO) Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie says several measures are in place to reach people who need regular care from public hospitals, despite the emergency mode under which the facilities are operating because of COVID-19 admissions.She said various forms of evaluating patients to determine their condition and to deliver... Read more »
  • Green talks plans to improve genealogy tracing, digitisation of records at RGD
    MINISTER without portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister, Floyd Green aims to strengthen the capacity of the Registrar General's Department (RGD) to conduct genealogy tracing.Green, who has oversight responsibility for the digital transformation of the RGD, expressed the plans during a recent tour of the facilities in Twickenham... Read more »
  • Sandals team continues Whitehouse beach clean-up efforts
    MONTEGO BAY, St James - Team members from the Sandals Resorts Montego Bay region today cleared over 500 pounds of garbage from a section of the beach and sidewalks in the Whitehouse community located in neighbouring parish, Westmoreland. The initiative formed part of the company's continued community assistance and engagement... Read more »
  • Insensitive!
    RICHARD Creary, the mayor of Port Maria, St Mary, has come out against recent hikes in bank fees calling them "insensitive" and urging the Government to step in.Creary's outburst comes in the aftermath of a Jamaica Observer story on Friday outlining that the country's two major banks, the National Commercial... Read more »
  • PAC to hear from PICA bosses about information security breaches
    THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is expected to get answers from the leadership of the Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) today based on an auditor general information technology audit which found critical information security weaknesses that could put records and Jamaicans' identities at risk.The discussions should focus on issues... Read more »
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