Daily Archives: March 13, 2022

2022-03-13: News Headlines

Martin Sieff (2022-03-13). "Ukraine: Is Nuclear Conflict Likely?" Nuclear War Could Be Near, According to Nobel Laureate. globalresearch.ca First published on October 13, 2014, in the wake of the February 2014 EuroMaidan. See Helen Caldicott's recent interview with Global Research |

Rick Rozoff (2022-03-13). Biden directs $200 million more in military aid to Ukraine. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Interfax-UkraineMarch 12, 2022 USA to provide $200 mln in military aid to Ukraine — White House The United States will provide Ukraine with military assistance in the amount of up to $200 million, the relevant memorandum was signed by U.S. President Joseph Biden, the White House said. "By the authority vested in me as President …

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Midterms: Kamala Harris Tells Democratic Voters 'They Got What They Ordered'. sputniknews.com Among the promises that the Biden-Harris team rolled out during their 2020 White House campaign were tackling the spread of coronavirus, increasing the distribution of vaccines, creating paths to citizenship for migrants, and improving the country's infrastructure, a majority of which were combined in the "Build Back Better" bill.

Adriaan Alsema (2022-03-13). Colombia's elections hampered by technical difficulties. colombiareports.com Colombia's congressional elections were hampered by technical difficulties on Sunday. According to the national registry, an "unusually high flow" of traffic took down the website where voters could check where…

Adriaan Alsema (2022-03-13). Colombia holds first elections after national strike. colombiareports.com Colombia's voters will elect a new Congress on Sunday in a highly anticipated poll. The election is the first after massive anti-government protests that erupted in April last year. Primaries…

Marzieh Rahmani (2022-03-13). Turkmen presidential polls close with over 97% voter turnout. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) — Early elections of President of Turkmenistan finished on Saturday with 97.12% voter turnout, the Central Election Commission of Turkmenistan annouced.

TASS (2022-03-13). Situation around Ukraine may lead to World War III – Trump. tass.com In his opinion, Russia "is not going to stop" in achieving its goals, but the US administration does not have "anybody to talk to" Moscow, in particular to Russian President Vladimir Putin…

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Death Toll Climbs to 61 in Wake of DR Congo Train Crash, Officials Confirm. sputniknews.com Late Thursday night, a train traveling from the town of Mueneditu to Lubumbashi, the third-largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, derailed as the cars were traveling up a slope, triggering a multi-carriage crash, according to early reports from local administrators.

Khubaka, Michael Harris (2022-03-13). 2022 Africa Unity Day – San Diego Waterfront and African Museum. indybay.org Our "California Grown" gift to the world, the United Nations was founded in San Francisco, California, August 1943 and may help serve as "a featured platform for improving the safety and quality of life and livelihoods of people of African descent" and ensure the full political, economic and social inclusion in the societies where they live.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Yang Hongqiong named flag bearer of China at closing ceremony of Beijing 2022 Paralympics. ecns.cn Yang Hongqiong was announced on Sunday to be the flag bearer of the Chinese delegation at the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games.

Anonymous349 (2022-03-13). Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dreams About Death Of Putin. Russian Missiles Purge Camp With Foreign Mercenaries. southfront.org March 13 became the day of the intensification of Russian strikes on the military infrastructure of Ukraine and places of concentrations of foreign mercenaries and supplies that arrive to the country from its 'foreign partners'. | These strikes came amid even increased level of hysteria in MSM about the 'Russian aggression' against the 'peaceful Ukrainain government' that allegedly seeks a diplomatic settlement of the current situation. | To highlight the peaceful stance of the Kyiv government, it would be interesting to quote the March 12 statement of Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba: "The elimination of…

Editor2 (2022-03-13). When Western Media Saw Ukraine's Neo-Nazis. orinocotribune.com Editorial note: Orinoco Tribune does not generally publish articles that are over 10 days old. However, in this case an exception is being made, as the subject matter of the following piece remains as significant today as at the time of its publication. | By Robert Parry — Aug. 10, 2014 | The New York Times reported almost in passing on Sunday (Aug. 10) that the Ukrainian government's offensive against ethnic Russian rebels in the east has unleashed far-right paramilitary militias that have even raised a neo-Nazi banner over the conquered town of Marinka, just west of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. | That…

SF015 (2022-03-13). At Least 66 Ukrainian Army Servicemen And Foreigners Were Killed And Wounded Near Lviv. southfront.org Local authorities report that as a result of a Russian missile strike on the Yavoriv training range near Lviv, 9 Ukrainian army servicemen and foreign instructors were killed and 57 wounded. |

sputniknews (2022-03-13). At Least Six Killed, Several Injured After Kiev Forces Fire on Volnovakha Hospital – Medics. sputniknews.com Most of the doctors and patients, including women in labor from the maternity ward, survived by hiding in the basement. One of the doctors told Sputnik that during the time everyone was hiding in the basement, six babies were born.

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Efforts to Repair Damaged Power Lines at Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Continue – IAEA. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says that, according to the Ukrainian regulator, work continues to repair the damaged power lines at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (NPP).

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Russian Armed Forces Destroy Ukrainian Command Post in High-Precision Strike — Video. sputniknews.com Disabling Ukraine's military infrastructure remains one of the main goals of Moscow's ongoing special operation in the country. On Saturday, the Russian military's precision strikes disabled a military airfield and a major electronic intelligence centre located in the cities of Vasilkov and Brovary, respectively.

sputniknews (2022-03-13). 'Superhuman': Cristiano Ronaldo Breaks FIFA All-Time Record for Most Goals in Men's Football. sputniknews.com Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo, already a football sensation after winning three Premier League titles, two La Liga titles, two Serie A titles, and being a five-time winner of the Champions League, scored his 807th career goal at Old Trafford on Saturday, breaking FIFA's all-time record.

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Tensions in Jerusalem Flare Up But Will It Lead to New Confrontation Between Israel & Hamas? sputniknews.com In recent weeks, Israel has carried out a number of arrests in the east of the disputed city and the West Bank. Several Palestinians have been shot dead amid clashes with the IDF, and a Ramallah-based political analyst says it is just a matter of time until the situation spirals out of control.

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Ukrainian Radicals Were Keeping 300 Monks and Civilians Hostage in Monastery, Russian MoD Says. sputniknews.com Russian forces have liberated the settlement of Nikolskoye, where members of the "Aidar" battalion set up an artillery position, an official statement confirmed.

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Woman in US Stabs Date in Revenge for…Assassination of IRGC Quds Force Chief Soleimani. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – A woman in the US state of Nevada has been charged with attempted murder after she stabbed her date in revenge for the assassination of Iranian top military official Qasem Soleimani, who was killed by a US drone attack in 2020, Henderson police said on Sunday.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). HKSAR gov't strives to reduce severe cases, deaths of COVID-19: officials. ecns.cn The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government assumes primary responsibility in fighting COVID-19 and will strive to stabilize the epidemic situation especially in reducing severe cases and deaths, senior officials have said.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). China, India hold 15th corps commander level meeting. ecns.cn The 15th round China-India Corps Commander Level Meeting was held at Moldo-Chushul border meeting point on the Indian side on Friday, said China's Ministry of National Defense.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). China says willing to tackle U.S. regulatory issue via cooperation. ecns.cn China is willing to tackle the issue of inspection and investigation by U.S. regulators on relevant accounting firms through regulatory cooperation, the country's top securities regulator said Friday.

American Indian Resource Center at UCSC (2022-03-13). Saturday 4/2: IndigeFest 2022: Celebrating Indigenous Cultures of the Americas. indybay.org Quarry Amphitheater, UC Santa Cruz…

sputniknews (2022-03-13). Poll Shows Majority of Brits Want Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Resign. sputniknews.com The leader of the Conservative Party has seen his approval ratings fall during the coronavirus pandemic, with critics accusing the government of failing to respond quickly to the problem. Johnson's numbers have plunged even further due to several scandals involving Tory MPs as well as the politician himself.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). China's land-greening in 2021. ecns.cn The National Forestry and Grassland Administration released a bulletin on Friday, showcasing advances in the country's afforestation work in 2021.

GIWUSA (2022-03-13). South African Striking Clover Workers Occupy IDC Offices. indybay.org South African striking Clover workers today occupied the IDC offices to call for the removal of the billionaire Israeli Wertheim family from control of the largest dairy in South Africa and for it to be run by the workers under workers control…

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Foreign companies show confidence in Chinese market. ecns.cn Despite the protracted pandemic and increasingly complex global environment, foreign companies are casting a vote of confidence in the Chinese economy as they continue to see opportunities amid the country's opening-up efforts.

Freedom Socialist Party (2022-03-13). Sunday 3/27: Russian and U.S. Hands Off Ukraine! indybay.org New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St. (at Ellis), San Francisco | (on #19, 31, 38, & 49 Muni lines, near Civic Center BART)…

TASS (2022-03-13). Russian-Ukrainian video talks continue without cease – Ukrainian official. tass.com Ukraine's positions are determined by the previous directives, Ukrainian presidential office adviser Mikhail Podolyak has said…

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). China provides 20 billion yuan in subsidies to grain planters. ecns.cn China has provided 20 billion yuan (about 3.16 billion U.S. dollars) from the central government budget to protect grain planters from rising prices of farming supplies, the Ministry of Finance said Friday.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). 3rd mainland-aided COVID-19 isolation facility starts operation in Hong Kong. ecns.cn The third community isolation facility (CIF) in Hong Kong constructed with the support from the mainland has been put into operation immediately after it was handed over to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government on Saturday.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). China plans more planetary endeavors: scientist. ecns.cn After the Tianwen-1 mission, China will have a number of Tianwen series of planetary endeavors to explore the universe, according to a Chinese scientist.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). China's express logistics activities expand in February. ecns.cn China's express logistics sector recorded stable growth in February as market demand and production gradually picked up, data from the China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing showed.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Beijing 2022 sets new standard for delivery of Games, says IPC president Parsons. ecns.cn Beijing 2008 changed the way the Summer Paralympics was delivered forever, and this will be the same with the Winter Paralympics, said International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Andrew Parsons.

TASS (2022-03-13). Kiev forces shell LPR three times over past day. tass.com One residential building was destroyed…

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Experts say innovation helps stabilize economy. ecns.cn China is committed to pursuing innovation-driven growth and accelerating its industrial upgrade this year amid multiple pressures and uncertainties, as high-quality development will remain a key to China's future, officials and experts said on Friday.

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (2022-03-13). Saturday 3/12: We Are Not Animals, Book Talk with Martin Rizzo-Martinez. indybay.org Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History | 705 Front St., Santa Cruz…

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Another flight carrying Chinese citizens evacuated from Ukraine arrives safely. ecns.cn At 9: 16 a.m. on Sunday, a temporary flight carrying Chinese citizens evacuated from Ukraine arrived in Jinan, east China's Shandong Province.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). All venues for Beijing Olympic, Paralympic Winter Games will open to public. ecns.cn All the venues for the Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will open to the public after the Games, the organizers said on Saturday.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). U.S. to revoke Russia's most-favored nation status amid Ukraine crisis. ecns.cn The U.S. government will revoke Russia's most-favored nation trade status amid the Ukraine crisis, the White House said Friday, noting that it will work with Group of Seven (G7) countries and the European Union to roll out new sanctions.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). COVID-19 hospitalization, death rates among black Americans considerably higher than white Americans: study. ecns.cn Although black Americans are not substantially more likely to be diagnosed with COVID-19, their hospitalization and death rates are considerably higher than white Americans, according to a newly published study.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). CPC Central Committee, State Council congratulate Chinese delegation on Winter Paralympics achievements. ecns.cn The Communist Party of China Central Committee and China's State Council have sent a congratulatory message to the Chinese delegation for its "best in history" performance at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, scheduled to be concluded on Sunday.

Fresno County Bicycle Coalition (2022-03-13). Sunday 5/22: The Soul of a Cyclist: Virtual Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker. indybay.org

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Putin, Macron, Scholz discuss Ukraine crisis over phone. ecns.cn Putin informed Macron and Scholz of "the real situation on the ground" in response to the issues raised by them "regarding the humanitarian situation on the territory of the military operation to protect Donbass," the Kremlin said.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Xi attending closing ceremony of Beijing Winter Paralympics. ecns.cn Chinese President Xi Jinping is attending the closing ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games, held at the National Stadium in Beijing on Sunday night.

ecns.cn (2022-03-13). Chinese scientists create fertile mouse without father. ecns.cn Chinese scientists bred a live rodent offspring derived from a single unfertilized oocyte, and the mouse grew into a fertile adult.

TASS (2022-03-13). Caracas remains Moscow's committed ally – Venezuelan top diplomat. tass.com The government of Venezuela remains a "committed ally" of Russia, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Felix Plasencia said in an interview with Turkey's Anadolu news agency…

TASS (2022-03-13). Russia, Ukraine working to give shape to main topics up for discussion – Kiev official. tass.com As soon as there are mutual legal frameworks, a meeting will be scheduled, the fourth round of talks, Mikhail Podolyak said…

TASS (2022-03-13). Several rockets land near US consulate in northern Iraq – media. tass.com According to Erbil Governor Omid Khoshnaw, no casualties were reported as a result of the attack. Local authorities have launched an inquiry…

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