The United States sent a squadron of bombers to the Russian border

For the first time, the United States is sending a squadron of B-1B bombers on an expeditionary mission to Norway. The US European Command has announced that four bombers and more than 200 personnel will be sent to Norway. According to the command, the planes will perform training flights. The BBC reported on this in more detail. ...

Seven modern ghost towns nobody wants to live in

New cities are built from scratch in the world every year. However, they do not always find their inhabitants. Hundreds of new residential buildings stand empty, eternal waiting for their owners. There are such newborn ghost towns all over the world, writes Adme. Kangbashi, China ...

Animal rights activists want to ban the use of animal names as insults: the network exploded with ridicule

The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded that people stop using "arrogant" terms like "chicken", "pig" or "rat" as insults to people. Writes about this New York Post. PETA's tweet was widely ridiculed with almost 11 comments ...

World Celebrates Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Heartbreaking Stories of Survivors

On January 27, the world celebrates the International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust - on this day in 1945, Soviet soldiers of the 1st Ukrainian Front liberated prisoners of the largest Nazi camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Auschwitz. More than 1 million people died in this camp alone. “The Holocaust that led ...

Global unemployment rate peaks in 90 years due to pandemic

Last year, the pandemic dealt an “unprecedented” blow to the global economy, destroying the equivalent of 225 million full-time jobs, the UN said. The BBC writes about it. The crisis caused an 8,8% reduction in working hours. This is four times more than ...

The first ever nuclear weapons ban treaty entered into force

On January 22, the treaty banning nuclear weapons came into force - the first in its existence. The world community called it a historic step to rid the earthlings of the deadliest killer. The countries possessing these weapons oppose this treaty. The publication shared the details ...

Every 8th survivor of COVID-19 dies within six months after recovery

Nearly a third of recovered COVID-19 patients returned to the hospital within five months, according to a British study report. And one in eight died of complications caused by the disease during the same period, writes the New York Post. Researchers at the University of Leicester ...

The battle for borscht and the hummus war: how countries argue over national dishes

Over the past several decades, South Korea and China have repeatedly found themselves in a state of diplomatic tension. But who would have thought that this time the countries would quarrel over sauerkraut, writes the BBC. However, this is exactly what happened. Another conflict between Seoul and ...

13 people in Israel paralyzed face after COVID-19 vaccination

At least 13 Israeli citizens suffered mild facial paralysis as a side effect after being vaccinated with Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. This was announced by the Ministry of Health, writes Hromadske. According to the department's estimates, the number of such cases may be higher. They note that everyone who has ...

12 countries of the world whose citizenship can be bought

Many people are interested in the possibility of obtaining a new (or another) citizenship, while not everyone can and wants to use such methods of legalization as marriage, business or long-term residence in the country. Forbes has compiled a list of 12 countries whose citizenship can be bought by investing ...

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