Myanmar men caught for illegal entry
KANCHANABURI: Two Myanmar men were arrested by an army patrol after crossing the border illegally into Sangkhlaburi district with a small amount of drugs on Monday.Soldiers from the Surasee Task Force were patrolling near Phra Chedi Sam Ong, or Three Pagodas, border checkpoint when they found the two Myanmar men in a sugarcane field near Moo 3 village in tambon Nong Lu about 3.30pm.The men, both 33, confessed to crossing the border via a natural pass, where they slipped through a roll of barbed wire into Thailand.One was found to have 3.2 grammes of crystal methamphetamine in his possession, a...
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The Protestant Church in the Netherlands to 'Confess' Guilt for 'Silence,' 'Inaction' Towards Jews During Holocaust
Dutch Jews boarding a train at Westerbork. (Wikimedia Commons: Albert Konrad Gemmeker)During World War II, while all the Dutch people suffered greatly under the Nazi boot, the plight of the 140,000 Dutch Jews was nothing short of genocidal. Some 107,000 Jewish Dutch men, women and children were transported in train cattle wagons to a dozen or more Nazi death camps bearing the now-sinister, odious names of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Sobibor, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau, Theresienstadt, Treblinka, and so on.Once there they endured unspeakable atrocities and, for between 102,000 and 104,000 of them, a horrifi...
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Stevie Nicks on being inducted twice into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .
Stevie Nicks on being inducted twice into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .Stevie Nicks says she "broke a big rock ’n’ roll glass ceiling" when she became the only woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice.The Fleetwood Mac legend was first honoured back in 1998 as part of the 'Go Your Own Way' group', and as a solo artist last year.It’s 22 men that are in twice for their solo work and being in a big band and no women, During an appearance on 'CBS Sunday Morning', Nicks said of making history:.Until me. So I feel that I definitely broke a big rock ’n’ roll glass ceiling, During an ap...
Soccer star becomes first woman to coach a men's pro team in Egypt
Faiza Heidar grew up playing soccer in the streets with the boys and went on to captain Egypt’s national women’s team. Now she has become the first woman to train one of the country’s professional men’s clubs.Heidar has been signed up by the fourth division side Ideal Goldi, based in Giza.“There is usually some mockery at the beginning,” the 36-year-old told Reuters.“But then they realise that they will learn something, that they will develop their skills.”She said she was the first Egyptian coach – male or female – to gain the Premier Skills Coach Educator status, certified by England’s Premi...
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‘Still a long way for women’s equality’
‘Still a long way for women’s equality’Pia Lee-Brago(The Philippine Star) – October 26, 2020 – 12:00amMANILA, Philippines — While more of them are holding positions of power, women are far from having a voice equal to men as they are still subjected to various forms of violence and harmful practices in every region of the world, a new United Nations gender study revealed.The 2020 edition of “The World’s Women: Trends and Statistics” revealed that women’s representation among Cabinet ministers has quadrupled over the last 25 years, and in 2020, an average of one in five ministers (22 percent) w...
Dubai Police foil drug operation
Dubai: Dubai Police foiled an attempt to promote 33kg of crystal meth inside the country, police said on Saturday.Lt General Abdullah Khalifa Al Merri, Commander-In-Chief at Dubai Police, said that three men were arrested for possessing and promoting the drugs inside the country based on the instruction from their ring leader, located in an Asian country. “Our officers in cooperation with Sharjah Police, arrested an international drug gang. The operation — called Step By Step — aims to foil drug lords’ activities inside the UAE,” Lt Gen Al Merri said in a statement.Dubai Police recently receiv...
Large crowd invades Taraba COVID-19 palliatives warehouse, cart away food stuffs
Taraba residents on Saturday evening overran the Taraba state COVID-19 palliative warehouse along Federal Government Girls College FGGC, road, opposite the secretariat of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Jalingo Taraba state capital.BusinessDay correspondent who was on the ground reports that the hoodlums were seen in their numbers carting away bags of rice, noodles, salt bags of maize, and gallons of vegetable oil.They had earlier blocked the FGGC road and the popular Road safety junction in Jalingo, restricting vehicular movement.As at the time of this report, men of the Nigeria...
NSCDC Foils Attempt To Vandalise Fifth Warehouse In Benin City
The dexterity of men of the Nigeria Army and Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), on Saturday, saved another warehouse house from being burgled by angry youths in Benin City, Edo State capital.The youths, who had earlier vandalised four warehouses in Benin City located at Medical Store Road, Sapele Road, Golf Course Road and a private warehouse at Eribo Estate, Textile Mill Road, had attempted another privately-owned warehouse at Osula, but were repelled by the NSCDC personnel drafted to secure the place.Meanwhile, an unidentified young man was shot dead by security operatives and...
This footage of the first men on the moon looks like it was filmed with a smartphone
YouTube channel Dutchsteammachine, which specializes in old footage restoration, is sharing spectacular, updated video content from NASA. With previously unseen quality thanks to digital retouching, these old clips have the appearance of having been shot yesterday with a smartphone.Around three years ago, NASA uploaded most of its film archives to its website and gave viewers free access. The agency put over 140 000 videos and photos in total onto the online platform.Using artificial intelligence, the main editor of the Dutchsteammachine YouTube channel has now restored some of this historic f...
Exposing the bad boy tycoons of India
Despite an earnest effort by Netflix’s docuseries Bad Boy Billionaires: India to document the rise and fall of men behind financial deceit such as Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Subrata Roy — best described as a bunch of “has-beens” whose amoral behaviour eventually led to their fall from grace — it does little to shed new evidence about their cases.Instead, viewers are left with a lacklustre aftertaste due to the fact that it neither has the tone nor cathartic fix to make it an investigative piece that captures attention.At best, it is a compilation of news events with journalists that covered ...
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