War in Ukraine: Will Putin Use Nuclear Weapons? | War news between Russia and Ukraine

Vladimir Putin, who manages the world’s largest nuclear arsenal, pledged last week to use “all the powers and resources at our disposal” to defend Russia. The United States, he said, had set “a precedent” when it dropped two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. It was Putin’s last thinly … Read more

From growing up in a favela in Rio to becoming a football coach | american football

Jessica grew up with a foster family in Rio. She won the 2014 Street Child World Cup with Brazil and now wants to help other girls achieve their dreams. Jessica was part of Brazil’s Street Child World Cup winning team in 2018. Growing up in a favela in Rio with a foster family, she said … Read more

Bolsonaro defies polls to force challenger Lula into presidential election

Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (known as “Lula”) might have won 48.4 percent of the vote in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, but the evening’s winner could still be Jair Bolsonaro. With 43.2 percent of the vote, the far-right leader comfortably beat pre-election polls and is now on track … Read more

Review: Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo in Palermo

Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo: Reflections on the History and Future of Sicily Opened against the backdrop of Italy’s fast-paced general election, the third edition of the Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo in Palermo commemorates past and current global conflicts, interwoven with stories from the Mediterranean The streets of Palermo buzzed with energy as the Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo (BAM) … Read more

Edmonton youth fight climate change tree by tree – Edmonton

Some young volunteers in Edmonton hope that by planting trees for free, they can add to the urban forest and help mitigate climate change. Plant Forever volunteers recently planted a free tree for homeowner Elizabeth Nash. “I just moved here and I was looking for something to put in my front yard,” she said. Read … Read more

New exhibition explores the best of Balenciaga in black

A Poetic New Exhibition Explores the Use of Black by Cristóbal Balenciaga ‘Balenciaga in Black’ at Kunstmuseum Den Haag showcases works in black by Cristóbal Balenciaga, capturing the unnerving modernity of the late couturier’s designs The Kunstmuseum Den Haag is a suitable venue for the first and largest ever exhibition in the Netherlands of the … Read more

French feminists mobilize in solidarity with Iranian protesters

Issued on: 01/10/2022 – 16:56Altered: 01/10/2022 – 17:14 Two weeks after Mahsa Amini’s death in Iran, several French feminist groups demonstrated Friday evening in Paris in support of Iranian women and called on President Emmanuel Macron to take a stand. Protests sparked by the death of 22-year-old Amini, who was arrested by Iran’s vice squad … Read more

Demand for ‘golden passports’ is rising

The EU plans to take Malta to court over its scheme allowing wealthy foreigners to purchase Maltese – and EU – citizenship for an expensive fee. But buying citizenship and residency rights is a global trend among the super-wealthy that appears to be continuing. The European Commission on Thursday took Malta to the highest court … Read more

‘Severe economic slowdown’ awaits Europe as energy crisis hits

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released a bleak economic forecast for 2023 on September 26 – suggesting that Europe will face a very difficult economic environment if the current energy crisis worsens, with winter temperatures likely to be a deciding factor. Across the globe, the OECD expects GDP to be $2.8 trillion … Read more