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For some of Ukraine’s neighbors, “defending Europe” has a different meaning

WARSAW — As the United States stepped up warnings of a Russian attack and called on Western allies to unite against the aggression, leaders of two NATO members bordering Ukraine headed over the weekend for a gathering titled “Defend Europe” to Madrid. But instead of addressing the Russian threat to Europe’s eastern borders, the meeting, […]

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Ukraine, Berlin Weak points on the western front? Today emergency meeting of the Spd-Corriere.it

from Paolo Valentino Germany’s precautionary measures and the absolute priority Berlin gives to dialogue with Moscow have fueled criticism and distrust of Olaf Scholz’s new red-yellow-green government This afternoon in Berlin, in the Willy Brandt House, the headquarters of the SPD there is a emergency meeting unprecedented and important. It was convened by Secretary General […]

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Storm low Nadia devastates northern Germany

A storm system from Scandinavia swept across Germany at the weekend, bringing with it hurricane gusts and flooding. Hamburg and Berlin were badly affected, with flooding and power outages reported in both cities. Northern Europe hit by severe storm A severe storm, known in Germany as Storm Nadia, wreaked havoc in northern Germany over the […]

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Coyote kills dog in PEI; Woman warns others to take care of their pets

CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI – A Hampshire, PEI woman is advising people to keep an eye out for coyotes after her dog was attacked and killed on January 28. “Just as a heads up for the Hampshire area we had a coyote attack and lost our Pomeranian right on our deck last night,” Christina Smith posted on […]

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Russia is postponing naval maneuvers that have rocked EU member Ireland

Members of the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces, armed forces volunteer military units, train near Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday, January 29, 2022. Dozens of civilians have joined Ukraine’s army reserves in recent weeks amid fears of a Russian invasion. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) Efrem Lukatsky AP MOSCOW Russia says it will move naval exercises off the coast […]

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Eurowings offers CO2 compensation for projects in Germany – Business Traveler

Eurowings is offering CO2 compensation for projects in Germany for the first time. The two new climate protection projects are the Königsmoor near Hamburg, where Eurowings is the largest airline, and the “Gelliner Bruch” moor area in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The voluntary compensation is organized by the non-profit Swiss climate protection organization Myclimate and local sustainability […]

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German protests against COVID-19 measures | News from the Bega district

news, world Thousands of people demonstrated across Germany in the latest wave of protests against COVID-19 restrictions and mandatory vaccinations. In the southwestern city of Freiburg, around 4,500 people have joined a demonstration against a planned vaccination requirement and other measures to contain the pandemic, police said on Saturday. The organizers had expected around 7,000 […]

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Russia says it will not start a war if tensions rise in Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) – Russia’s top diplomat on Friday said Moscow would not start a war but warned it would not allow the West to trample on its security interests amid fears of invading Ukraine. US President Joe Biden had warned the Ukrainian President a day earlier that there was a “clear possibility” that Russia could […]

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mutation that gave us tiny dogs in old wolves | science

Researchers have found a genetic mutation linked to smaller dogs. Tim Platt via Getty Images When you look at a snorting French Bulldog or a prancing Pomeranian, it can be hard to see how these tiny pooches could possibly have descended from wolves, which today routinely exceed 100 pounds and can hunt bison. Given the […]

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Chihuahua height gene found in 53,000-year-old Siberian wolf

With the publication of a new study, the accepted wisdom surrounding dog domestication has been turned on its head. It shows that a gene mutation that helped breed tiny dogs — like the Spitz and Miniature Poodle — is actually an ancient part of the canine genome, which was also found in the DNA of […]

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Is Russia’s new pipeline a weapon or a commercial project?

Last September, construction companies completed construction of a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany across the bottom of the Baltic Sea. The pipeline is called Nord Stream 2 and would double the amount of Russian gas available to German customers – and avoid the pipeline that currently carries Russian gas through Ukraine. But Nord […]

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The longtime Hants County vet is retiring and ready to test life outside of work

BROOKLYN, NS — Rushing out the door in the wee hours of the morning to help give birth to a cow is no longer on Dr. Sue Walker’s to-do list. But if it was an emergency and she was handy, she would always find a way to help. The friendly Hants County vet recently retired […]

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57 Fascinating Facts About Titanic – 24/7 Wall St.

April 15 marks the 109th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, which claimed the lives of more than 1,500 people. It was one of the worst maritime disasters in history. The ship was just five days after its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York when it struck an iceberg on a moonless […]

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Germany and Olaf Scholz risk being left out in the rain in Ukraine

But the pacifism born of the trauma and reflection of military misadventures – including the horrors of the Third Reich – has helped limit any chance of a central German military role in major world events. Andriy Melnyk, Kiev’s ambassador to Germany, doesn’t believe it. “It is amazing that Berlin is also using the question […]

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Gentings Lim crosses swords with German authorities

GENTING Hong Kong Ltd (Genting HK) is involved in a legal dispute with the German government. It is not about a casino license in Germany, but about a shipyard in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in north-eastern Germany – an investment made by Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay in 2015. The reason behind the investment of over US$35 million […]

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The Ukraine crisis livens up the NATO debate in Finland and Sweden

President Vladimir Putin has insisted during the Ukraine crisis that NATO should stop its encroachments on Russia’s borders. But his demand has unintended consequences in Europe’s far north, fueling debate over whether Finland and Sweden should join the military alliance. As the world’s attention focuses on Russian troops massing on the border with Ukraine, leaders […]

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bne IntelliNews – NATO rejects Russian request for withdrawal from Bulgaria and Romania

Both NATO and the governments in Bucharest and Sofia have firmly rejected Russia’s demand for the withdrawal of NATO troops from countries that joined after 1997. The request came amid a deterioration in relations between Russia and the West and ahead of a new round of talks between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and […]

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Is the United States ready for a Russian invasion of Eastern Europe? – The Speaker from Oxford

A Russian military vehicle arrives for joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises to be held in February amid escalating tensions on the Russian-Ukrainian border, January 18 | Photo: EFE/EPA/PRESS OFFICE OF THE BELARUS MINISTRY OF DEFENSE The Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia as well as Poland, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria are watching Vladimir Putin’s military […]

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Earth from space – Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, also known as Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, a federal state in north-eastern Germany, is visible in this image taken by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. Part of the north-west coast of Poland can be seen on the right of the picture. Mecklenburg-West Pomerania stretches along the Baltic Sea coastal plain, whose landscape was largely shaped by […]

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Earth from space: Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Germany

applications 01/21/2022 5711 views 48 likes Part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, also known as Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, a federal state in north-eastern Germany, is visible in this image taken by the Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission. Part of the north-west coast of Poland can be seen on the right of the picture. Click on the image below to explore it in […]

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Who Are the Democrats Running for Governor of New York in 2022?

The 2022 Democratic primary for governor is looking increasingly one-sided as Gov. Kathy Hochul continues to use the incumbent’s powers against her political rivals. The unexpected incumbent has had huge electoral leads in recent months, reporting a Record fundraising yield of $21.6 million for the June primary. That’s a multiple of what New York City […]

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Doing business in Germany: Five tips to avoid costly mistakes

Make an enquiry Europe’s elite economy is full of opportunities, but its legal system, tax law, business environment and social security system are complex. How to avoid costly mistakes when doing business in Germany Germany maintains its position as Europe’s leading economic power thanks to a strong export economy, a robust labor market and highly […]

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“War is coming”: Mysterious TikTok videos scare Sweden’s children

In Sweden, children and young teenagers are plagued by an unusual fear. Some can’t sleep. Some ask their parents if Russia is about to attack their country. Where did you get this idea from? tick tock “War is coming,” say some of the videos that the social media platform feeds young Swedes. Other videos tell […]

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In view of the Russian threat, Sweden sends tanks and troops to the Baltic Sea island

“ONEThe armed forces are taking the necessary steps to protect Sweden’s integrity and demonstrate our ability to protect Sweden’s and Sweden’s interests,” Defense Minister Peter Hulkwist told AFP by email. The move comes amid rising tensions between Russia and member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) this week, as three Russian landing ships […]

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Live news Jan 13: US Supreme Court halts Biden’s Covid vaccine mandate for employers, England’s Covid self-isolation period reduced to five days, private equity firm TPG hits £10bn valuation in first day of trading USD

Navient, one of the largest private student loan providers in the United States, has reached a $1.85 billion settlement with dozens of states. The settlement concerns one of the US’s most prominent student-loan providers, which authorities have accused of predatory behavior amid scrutiny of a precariously accelerating accumulation of student debt. Under the 39-state agreement, […]

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The liquidator of MV Werften focused on the completion of Global Dream

“I would like to finish building the cruise ship Global One together with the employees of the MV Werften and the suppliers in Wismar,” says insolvency administrator Christoph Morgen, partner of the Hamburg law firm Brinkmann & Partners. ‘I will immediately start talks with everyone involved in order to work out the prerequisites for the […]

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Poland’s 100,000 pandemic deaths may be an undercount | Europe | News and current events from across the continent | DW

On Tuesday, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski told TVN24 viewers that the death toll from the pandemic in Poland is now more than 100,000 people. But Krzysztof J. Filipiak, the deputy rector of Warsaw’s private Medical University, told website onet.pl that the number of deaths is far higher. Filipiak said more than 200,000 people had died […]

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Court hearing weighs Genting HK claim to German subsidy backstop

The shipyards MV Werften and Lloyd Werft, which belong to Genting, filed for bankruptcy on Monday. The trading suspension continues Trading in Genting HK shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange has been suspended since Friday. Genting HK said that in addition to accessing the €78m backstop, it has attempted to access various alternative sources […]

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Meyer Neptun Engineering wants to grow to 50 engineers

The start-up based at the Neptun shipyard in Warnemünde consisted of a team of eight at the beginning of the year. According to Manfred Müller-Fahrenholz, Managing Director of Meyer Neptun Engineering, Manfred Müller-Fahrenholz, Managing Director of Meyer Neptun Engineering, is trying to attract more engineers, i.e. “talents who want to shape the shipping of the […]

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Germany’s Chancellor must show leadership in relation to Russia – Ukraine envoy

BERLIN, January 11 (Reuters) – Germany’s new Chancellor Olaf Scholz must show more leadership in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and take courageous steps to force the Kremlin to the negotiating table instead of just relying on dialogue, Kiev said Envoy in Berlin to Reuters. Russia has deployed troops near the Ukrainian border and […]

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“I bought a Pomeranian puppy in lockdown Brighton and I learned that”

My partner and I had always discussed getting a dog. But as two busy journalists, it always seemed like a distant dream. The demands of walking, regular vet visits, and exercising just didn’t seem to fit into our lifestyles — that was until the onset of the pandemic. In January 2021, just weeks after Prime […]

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Spain wants EU to treat COVID as ‘common flu’ – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe through on-the-spot coverage through EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s Capitals, please feel free to browse the article The US and Russia make no breakthrough or concessions in security talks, pledge to keep talking A message […]

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Mega cruise ship builder with locations in Germany files for bankruptcy – EURACTIV.de

MV Werften, a huge shipbuilding company with plants in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and around 1,900 employees, filed for bankruptcy on Monday. The shipyard is a central part of the state’s shipbuilding industry and has been working on a massive new line of cruise ships known as “global-class” ships. The ships, more than 340 meters long, would […]

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MV Werften files for bankruptcy

With production sites in Wismar, Rostock and Stralsund, MV Werften currently employs around 1,900 people. Many other jobs at suppliers and other companies depend on the shipyards. Concerns for Genting-owned MV Werften grew on Friday after staff were told their December salaries would not be paid until next week. Talks about further funding from the […]

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Horned helmets are 3,000 years older than the Vikings and date from the Bronze Age, researchers say :: WRAL.com

[ad_1] By Sana Noor Haq, CNN CNN – From appearing in the Asterix comic series to inspiring an avatar for “The Masked Singer,” Vikings have shown themselves in pop culture with horned helmets to symbolize their ferocity and power. However, two horned helmets, first discovered in Viksø, Denmark, have been traced back to Sardinia in […]

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Russia’s $ 15 billion gas pipeline is putting pressure on Germany’s new coalition

In recent months, however, a global energy crisis has mixed with political tensions surrounding Ukraine and the pipeline to revitalize a global hotspot. For Germany’s new SPD Chancellor Olaf Scholz, the pipeline is a first test for his three-party government alliance. The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline network is at the heart of Putin’s diplomacy […]

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RATHDOWNEY DETERMINES PRIVATE PLACEMENT AND DEBT TRANSFER

[ad_1] VANCOUVER, BC, January 7, 2022 / CNW / – Rathdowney Resources Ltd. (“Rathdowney” or the “Company”) (TSXV: RTH) announces that it has received the final tranche of its previously announced private placement (July 29, 2021) by issuing 10,142,857 units for gross proceeds of $ 355,000. The company has therefore issued a total of 38,964,853 […]

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MV Werften concerned with Genting in legal dispute over grant

[ad_1] Carsten J. Haake, MV Werften, said in an interview with the local NDR news channel that it was not possible to pay salaries today due to certain legal conditions, although he emphasized that there was enough cash. According to Haake, the liquidity amounts to 30 million euros. Speculations about a possible bankruptcy of MV […]

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German medical professor awarded Việt Nam’s Order of Friendship

VIETNAM, January 6 – Professor Horst Klinkmann received the Việt Nam Order of Friendship from the Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany, Nguyễn Minh Vũ, during a ceremony on Wednesday. — VNA/VNS photo Mạnh Hùng BERLIN – German medical professor Horst Klinkmann has been awarded an Order of Friendship in recognition of his remarkable services to the […]

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German professor of medicine honored with the Order of Friendship from Vietnam

[ad_1] VIETNAM, January 6th – Professor Horst Klinkmann received the Order of Friendship of Vietnam from the Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Nguyá»…n Minh VÅ© in a ceremony on Wednesday. – VNA / VNS Photo Mạnh Hùng BERLIN – The German medical professor Horst Klinkmann was awarded the Order of Friendship in recognition of his remarkable […]

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Gas prices are rising in Europe

[ad_1] The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project logo can be seen on a large diameter pipe at the ChelPipe Group’s Chelyabinsk pipe mill in Chelyabinsk, Russia, on Feb.26, 2020. [Photo/Agencies] Turbulent outlook for the coming year, as the EU is still dependent on deliveries from Russia Growing concerns about Europe’s reliance on gas supplies […]

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Island Tomb reveals 1,000-year-old treasure chest of ‘Elite’ jewelry – The First News

The two amber rings, a bronze bowl, an iron knife in a leather holder and bronze buckles were found in the grave of a man who belonged to the Pomeranian elite and lived between the 11th and 12th centuries. Jerzy Sikora An archaeological excavation of a tomb on a remote island in northern Poland has […]

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As Putin rages, some outsiders are moving closer to NATO

[ad_1] The harsh speeches of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the threat of military rearmament on the Ukrainian border could backfire and lead to one thing that he does not want: an expansion of NATO to other countries on Russia’s doorstep. While Putin is demanding guarantees from the West that Ukraine and others will not […]

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BC skier rescued after breaking leg in North Shore avalanche

vancouver – A backcountry skier had to be lowered down Hollyburn Mountain on a stretcher Monday afternoon after being caught in an avalanche. North Shore Rescue told CTV News the skier appeared to fracture his femur during a small slide that struck on British Columbia’s southern coast during a period of heightened avalanche danger. “On […]

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Turn to nuclear power amid the raging energy crisis

– New eastern prospects THE energy crisis is perhaps the worst since 1973, when the Arab countries imposed an oil embargo to protest Western support for Israel in the Yom Kippur War. Combined with a pandemic of new strains of Covid and a risk of relapse from lockdown, this is a fatal blow to economies […]

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High-level burial chamber discovered in Ostrowite – HeritageDaily

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