China sees military base on Africa’s Atlantic coast: report

China sees military base on Africa’s Atlantic coast: report

China is seeking to create its first permanent military presence on the Atlantic, off the coast of the small African nation of Equatorial Guinea, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal based on classified U.S. intelligence. Although officials did not describe China’s plans in detail, they said China’s presence on Africa’s Atlantic coast … Read more

The Portuguese parliament was dissolved ahead of the January 30 election

The Portuguese parliament was dissolved ahead of the January 30 election

LISBON, December 5 (Reuters) – Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Sunday decreed the dissolution of parliament in the remaining formal step ahead of a previously announced quick parliamentary election scheduled for January 30, his office said. The decree came on the last possible day for the dissolution of parliament, which must take place … Read more

Microsoft Flight Simulator Río Grande, Jerez and San Andrés Airports released for PC and Xbox

Microsoft Flight Simulator Río Grande, Jerez and San Andrés Airports released for PC and Xbox

News Third-party developers released a trio of new airports for Microsoft Flight Simulator for both PC and Xbox. Published on December 5, 2021 Giuseppe Nelva Home ” News ” Microsoft Flight Simulator Río Grande, Jerez and San Andrés Airports released for PC and Xbox Third-party developers released a trio of new airports for Microsoft Flight … Read more

Spike in Omicron Variant Cases puts Europe on the edge

Spike in Omicron Variant Cases puts Europe on the edge

In parts of the United States, health authorities have also seen a steady increase in the number of Omicron cases. The variant has been discovered in at least 16 states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin. Some Americans are also getting more … Read more

Aftermath of an Indonesian volcanic eruption captured on 8 overwhelming images

Aftermath of an Indonesian volcanic eruption captured on 8 overwhelming images

LUMAJANG, Indonesia – The death toll following the eruption of the highest volcano on Indonesia’s most densely populated island of Java has risen to 13, with seven people still missing, officials said Sunday as smoldering debris and thick mud hampered the search. Mount Semeru in the Lumajang district of East Java province spewed thick pillars … Read more

Hippos tested positive for Covid-19 in the Belgian Zoo

Hippos tested positive for Covid-19 in the Belgian Zoo

The hippos, named Imani and Hermien, have shown no symptoms “other than runny noses,” according to a zoo statement. How the animals were exposed to the virus is unknown – their caregivers have not shown any Covid-19 symptoms and all tested negative for the virus, the release states. Imani, who is 14 years old, and … Read more

Myanmar protest allegedly deadly in Yangon: local media

Myanmar protest allegedly deadly in Yangon: local media

A journalist who witnessed the incident told CNN that it was a military vehicle that hit protesters. Eleven protesters were arrested at the scene of the incident, including two men and a woman who were wounded, according to a statement from the Myanmar military. However, the statement did not acknowledge the reported deaths or the … Read more

China is seeking the first military base on Africa’s Atlantic coast, US intelligence said

China is seeking the first military base on Africa’s Atlantic coast, US intelligence said

BATA, Equatorial Guinea – Classified US intelligence reports suggest that China intends to establish its first permanent military presence on the Atlantic in the small Central African country of Equatorial Guinea, according to US officials. Officials declined to describe details of the secret intelligence findings. But they said the reports raise the prospect that Chinese … Read more