Thursday, May 16 2024

Day: May 4, 2024

Cubans are lured to the Russian army by high wages and passports

By Vitaly Shevchenko Russia Editor, BBC Monitoring 1 minute ago Image caption, Hundreds of Cubans are said to have joined the Russian army: this man’s face is blurred to protect his identity Russia has likely recruited Cuban nationals to fight in its army in Ukraine, according to a BBC investigation. In September and October 2023, […]

Max Verstappen equals Alain Prost’s record with sixth pole-winning run to open F1 season

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Max Verstappen moved closer to a third consecutive victory at the Miami Grand Prix on Saturday as he continued his long dominance in Formula 1 qualifying. The three-time reigning F1 champion won his seventh consecutive pole, but first in Miami, where Verstappen failed to secure the top spot in the first […]

Chaves vs Porto May 4, 2024

Chaves vs postage played for the League Portugal next Saturday, May 4, 2024. The visitors team has achieved a great performance 0-3 victoryto pick up important points. To score As expected before the match, Porto’s victory was no surprise. The odds of 1.29 already indicated who would be the favorite on the field. Suitable for […]

Olly Alexander addresses ‘extreme’ comments about Israel’s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest

Olly Alexander has said he respects fans’ right to boycott the Eurovision Song Contest over the inclusion of Israel, but believes some of the language used against the participants is “very extreme”. The Years & Years singer, who will represent Britain at next week’s competition in Malmö, Sweden, rejected calls for him to withdraw from […]

Penticton lijkt een 10-daagse World Adventure Race van 800 km te organiseren

Evenement daagt teams van over de hele wereld uit tot ‘ultieme race van menselijk uithoudingsvermogen’ Een 10-daagse avonturenrace die teams van over de hele wereld verwelkomt, zou naar Penticton kunnen komen. De gemeenteraad zal op dinsdag 7 mei worden gevraagd om de inspanningen van de stad te ondersteunen om de Wereldkampioenschappen Adventure Racing 2025 te […]

Georgische demonstranten tegen de mediawet in Russische stijl vieren het orthodoxe Pasen met een wake bij kaarslicht

Enkele duizenden Georgiërs hebben het orthodoxe Pasen gevierd met een wake bij kaarslicht buiten het parlement in de hoofdstad Tbilisi 4 mei 2024, 18:52 ET • 3 minuten lezen TBILISI, Georgië – Enkele duizenden Georgiërs vierden zaterdagavond het orthodoxe Pasen met een wake bij kaarslicht buiten het Parlement, terwijl de dagelijkse protesten voortduren tegen een […]

Dirk Nowitzki believes his NBA career could have gone better if he had attended Auburn

Inside the NBA on TNT has a special guest on Saturday evening, with Dirk Nowitzki filling in for Shaq. The Denver Nuggets are Minnesota Timberwolves for Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, but in true show fashion, off-topic conversation arose due to Nowitzki’s presence. Back in the day, Charles Barkley tried to recruit Nowitzki […]

How much confidence do the governments of the G7 countries have?

This chart, created by Nick Routley of Visual CapitalistIt, analyzes changes in trust in government institutions between 2006 and 2023, based on survey data from the multinational Gallup. In particular, this dataset aggregates trust in various national institutions, including the military, the judiciary, the national government and the integrity of the electoral system. The interesting […]

Omega Line recognized for its economic contribution during the Best Corporate Citizen Sustainability Awards – The Island

Kahawatte Plantations PLC, a member of the Merrill J. Fernando group, has become the country’s largest cinnamon grower with 830 acres (336.05 ha) of the spice, unique to this country, already established on several estates within its portfolio. Ekerella, a Kahawatte plantation, has the largest contiguous cinnamon plantation (90 ha.) in the country, Dilhan, C. […]

Man arrested ‘after groping a flight attendant during a flight to Spain

Saturday May 4, 2024 – A man has been arrested after allegedly indecently assaulting a flight attendant on a flight to Spain The 26-year-old British tourist was detained after the airline Jet2 employee complained that she had been groped in the air. Civil Guard officers were waiting for the plane as it landed at Palma […]

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