Posts published in Day: November 2, 2018

Khashoggi murder: Saudi prince ‘said he was dangerous Islamist’

Friday, November 2, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the US he considered murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi to be a dangerous Islamist, media reports say. Prince Mohammed’s reported phone call to the White House came before Saudi Arabia admitted he had been killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has denied the reports in the Washington Post and New York Times. A Saudi national and well-known critic of Saudi rulers,…

Fate of Adolf Eichmann’s sons revealed after Netflix blockbuster on how Nazi monster was snatched off the street in Argentina then hanged for war crimes

Friday, November 2, 2018

The fates of Nazi monster Adolf Eichmann’s four sons can be revealed for the first time today by MailOnline. Eichmann was the mastermind behind the Holocaust and gatekeeper of the Third Reich who sent six million Jews to their deaths. The incredible story of how he was found living in a modest house in Argentina and snatched off the street by Mossad before being executed in Israel has been turned…

Norwegians take Marine ‘liberation’ battle in stride during Trident Juncture exercise

Friday, November 2, 2018

Residents of the sleepy Norwegian town of Oppdal went about their normal business Thursday, while the rumble of tanks and the crackling of gunfire echoed around them. As part of NATO’s Trident Juncture war games, U.S. Marine armored vehicles and infantry battled their way through to liberate the town and seize its small airfield. As Marines dashed into positions and secured various objectives, residents ate lunch at local cafes overlooking…

Lithuanian government okays evacuation plan in case of accident at Belarus’ N-plant

Friday, November 2, 2018

The Lithuanian government approved on Wednesday a plan for the evacuation of people in the event of an accident at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in neighboring Belarus some 50 kilometers from Vilnius. The plan calls for evacuating 6,000 Lithuanian residents living within 30 kilometers from Astravyets in case of a major accident at the facility. This is the so-called “active protection zone” covering areas in the districts…

Violations in green food product procurements discovered in 86% of inspected schools

Friday, November 2, 2018

The Latvian Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) this year has inspected 55 educational institutions, and in 86 percent of cases discovered violations in green procurements of food products, LETA learned from PVD. The educational institutions have failed to meet the green procurement requirements. PVD reported that in all these cases educational institutions had to make sure that they are delivered food products that meet the green procurement requirements, but it…

Minister of National Defence R. Karoblis to discuss changing security environment in Georgia

Friday, November 2, 2018

On November 1–2 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis is taking part in the 12th Annual Georgia Security and Defence Conference in Batumi, a unique and largest event on security and defence. The event pulls together high-ranking politicians, security and defence experts, representatives of NGOs, academia and media. The Conference will focus on the changing security situation in the Black Sea region and globally, new threats and challenges, readiness to…

Armenia to hold early parliamentary election

Friday, November 2, 2018

Armenia has called an early parliamentary election after the country’s National Assembly has not been able a new head of government to find substitute to acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. He resigned from the post in September. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reported on Thursday, November 1, that Pashinyan, a former opposition leader who came to power in May after a popular uprising, forced parliament to dissolve and hold a new…

Waiting times in medicine in EU perceived longest in Estonia

Friday, November 2, 2018

Estonia has the largest proportion of people in the European Union who estimate they have not been able to get an appointment with a doctor due to long waiting times, it appears from Eurostat data. Unsolved problems in specialized medicine have led to a situation where increasingly more people who generally do not need emergency care go to emergency medical departments (EMDs), the Estonian National Audit Office said. According to Eurostat data, the share…

Fed-up waiters slam cake into rude diners’ faces – and their bosses refuse to punish them

Friday, November 2, 2018

Waiters at a restaurant in Ukraine who had reportedly grown tired of two diners’ rudeness slammed cake into their faces – and the amusing incident was caught on camera. Footage, filmed and posted online by an eyewitness, shows the pair of waiters arguing with two woman sitting at a table at Guramma Italiana restaurant in Kiev. One of the woman can reportedly be heard saying: “Why the f*** would I…

Poroshenko’s promises, Merkel’s disappointment

Friday, November 2, 2018

Angela Merkel has visited Ukraine’s President Poroshenko, who is in the midst of an election campaign. There’s disappointment in Kyiv at his failure to implement reforms, and hopes of EU-style democracy are fading. The German chancellor’s visit to Kyiv can safely be filed under the heading of “reliable diplomacy.” Since early 2016, when Angela Merkel committed Germany to long-term engagement with Ukraine by supporting the second Minsk peace agreement, there’s been…