Tag: Venezuela

  • Most of the refugees come from Venezuela

    Most of the refugees come from Venezuela

    A total of 787 refugees arrived in the country this year. It is estimated that there may be as many as six thousand of them in total. This is a significant increase compared to last year, when a total of 4,518 people arrived in the country. Most of them came from Ukraine, but this year […]

  • When Pedro Pascal wins his EMMY, he better remember to thank Denmark!

    Everyone is talking about Pedro Pascal. Men want him, women want him in bed, kids want him to be their father – it’s amazing what the right role can do for an actor. Almost a decade ago, he landed a key role in Game of Thrones, which was then the world’s biggest TV series, followed […]

  • Moscow warns the EU of seized assets

    Moscow warns the EU of seized assets

    Russia will respond in kind if its funds are given to Ukraine, the foreign ministry said Any Western attempt to transfer seized Russian assets to Ukraine would be “barbarism,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has claimed. If necessary, Moscow is ready to impose a tough response, she added. Speaking at a press briefing on Friday, […]

  • Free Icelandic language courses for children in Blabla-skó

    Free Icelandic language courses for children in Blabla-skó

    Sponsored article For the first time in Iceland, the City of Reykjavik pays for Icelandic language courses and school support offered by the Blabla-skóli Academy for children from Poland, Ukraine and Venezuela! Free language courses for children are a big step in education and exceptional help! From January 2023, Icelandic language courses for children in […]

  • Yearender: Xinhua’s Top 10 World News Events of 2022

    Yearender: Xinhua’s Top 10 World News Events of 2022

    BEIJING, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) — The following are the top 10 world news events of 2022 selected by Xinhua in chronological order: © Provided by Xinhua RCEP enters into force, sending a strong voice from Asia on integration The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) officially entered into force on January 1, marking the launch of […]

  • RLI: Bulgaria at the bottom of Europe in terms of the rule of law

    Bulgaria has improved its results on the rule of law, moving up two positions to 60th from last year’s 62nd place among 140 countries, according to The World Justice Project’s (WJP) Rule of Law Index (RLI) for 2022. The country of Bulgaria has 55 points (1 more than last year) out of a possible 100. […]

  • Russian governor’s son imprisoned in EU at US request

    Russian governor’s son imprisoned in EU at US request

    The US Department of Justice suspects the prisoner and several others of having evaded sanctions against Russia Two Russian nationals who allegedly helped Moscow evade US sanctions to acquire military and dual-use technology have been detained in the EU on behalf of the US. Alexander Uss, the governor of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region and father of […]

  • Russian governor’s son imprisoned in Europe at US request

    Russian governor’s son imprisoned in Europe at US request

    The US Department of Justice suspects the prisoner and several others of having evaded sanctions against Russia Two Russian nationals who allegedly helped Moscow evade US sanctions to acquire military and dual-use technology have been detained in the EU on behalf of the US. Alexander Uss, the governor of Russia’s Krasnoyarsk region and father of […]

  • Första sändningen av ukrainsk spannmål når turkiska vatten

    Första sändningen av ukrainsk spannmål når turkiska vatten

    Den första transporten av ukrainskt spannmål sedan Rysslands invasion nådde turkiskt territorialvatten på tisdagen nära inloppet till Bosporen. Antalet gränsövergångar från Ukraina har passerat 10 miljoner, rapporterade FN:s flyktingorgan. Läs om dagens händelser när de utvecklades på vår liveblogg. Alla tider är Paris-tid (GMT+2). Den här livesidan uppdateras inte längre. För mer av våra bevakning […]

  • The President of Mexico promises to demolish the Statue of Liberty

    The President of Mexico promises to demolish the Statue of Liberty

    Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he will press the US to drop the charges against Julian Assange Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says the symbol of American freedom could lose its significance if Washington refuses to drop charges against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who risks 175 years in prison. “If they take him to […]

  • Creates the war in Ukraine a new world order

    Creates the war in Ukraine a new world order

    The Cold War alliances are strengthened while the classic enemies of the “free west” forge stronger ties in a moment when France leaves the helm of the EU. “It is unwise to take a contradictory position on two opponents in a way that drives them together,” according to the world’s most experienced diplomat, Henry Kissinger, […]

  • The global transition will reach a record 89.3 million in 2021: UN report

    The global transition will reach a record 89.3 million in 2021: UN report

    and more than two-thirds (69 per cent) came from just five countries: Syria (6.8 million), Venezuela (4.6 million), Afghanistan (2.7 million), South Sudan (2.4 million) and Myanmar (1 .2 million). “Every year in the last decade, the numbers have risen,” said the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Filippo Grandi. In its report, UNHCR stressed that […]

  • Denmark tops the global competitiveness index for the first time

    Denmark tops the global competitiveness index for the first time

    Strong economy during pandemicDenmark has flirted with first place in the last five years, where they became number three in 2021, number two in 2020, eighth in 2019 and sixth in 2018. According to WCC, Denmark’s rise to the top of the rankings is due to a sharp rise in the country’s economic results during […]

  • Thursday’s newspapers: New Turkish demand, Åland festivals, in cash from us

    Thursday’s newspapers: New Turkish demand, Åland festivals, in cash from us

    Evening News writes that the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan is "added to its long list a second requirement that Finland and Sweden must meet before Turkey can accept NATO membership;". Speaking at a joint press conference with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro Erdogan announced on Wednesday that Turkey will not be able to […]

  • Protest at SIRI headquarters against “rigid”, “arrogant” immigration rules

    Protest at SIRI headquarters against “rigid”, “arrogant” immigration rules

    Today, a sit-in is held outside the headquarters of SIRI – the agency that oversees immigration and work visas – to raise awareness of the rigid and discriminatory nature of Danish immigration policy. Anger at SIRI has grown, especially in the hotel industry, over the last few months. The protest is organized by Jessie Liu […]

  • Finland is once again among the least corrupt countries in the world

    Finland is once again among the least corrupt countries in the world

    According to the annual corruption index, Finland is once again one of the least corrupt countries in the world. Each year, the index ranks 180 countries and territories according to the level of corruption in the public sector, according to experts and businessmen. The least corrupt countries this year were Finland, Denmark and New Zealand […]

  • Taliban, Afghan civil society leaders meet in Norway

    Taliban, Afghan civil society leaders meet in Norway

    ISLAMABAD – Taliban delegates, led by Deputy Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, and representatives of Afghan civil society, held day-long discussions, focusing on the deepening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, on Sunday in Oslo. The participants “listened patiently to each other’s opinions” and exchanged views on the current situation in the country, said a brief Taliban […]

  • Talks with the Taliban begin in Norway

    Talks with the Taliban begin in Norway

    OSLO – A Taliban delegation led by Deputy Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday began a three-day talks in Oslo with Western government officials and representatives of Afghan civil society in the midst of a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. The meetings behind closed doors take place at a hotel in the snow-capped mountains […]

  • China has seen support for digital authoritarianism in Latin America

    China has seen support for digital authoritarianism in Latin America

    Chinese technology and expertise enable Venezuela and Cuba to exercise suffocating control over digital communications in the two countries, according to insider accounts and several international investigations. Venezuela and Cuba are doing more to block Internet access than any other government in Latin America, according to the US-based advocacy group Freedom House, which has documented […]