A “poisonous” far-right group operating in the South Wales Valleys has come under fire after setting up a wing to recruit children.
Under the banner of Young Dragons, “white power” group the South Wales British Movement has been taking youngsters on away days to the beach at Porthcawl and Welsh beauty spots including Abergavenny and Caerphilly castles to build what they claim is their “ever-growing movement family”. … (Read more)
In a historic feat for Indian mountaineering, 13-year-old Malavath Purna on Saturday became the youngest female climber to scale the Mount Everest. … (Read more)
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Newly discovered documents show that in the years after World War II, former members of the Nazi Wehrmacht and Waffen-SS formed a secret army to protect the country from the Soviets. The illegal project could have sparked a major scandal at the time. … (Read more)
France’s love of anti-depressants, sleeping pills and other prescription medication has reached new heights according to figures showing one in three adults in the country use some form of psychotropic drug. … (Read more)
Livestock officials in Phuentsholing are still hunting for the rabid dogs that bit 31 people between April 29 and May 12.
Although no dog bite cases were reported since May 12, the outbreak of rabies has not been controlled in major settlement areas, a satellite veterinary laboratory official in Phuentsholing said. … (Read more)
Panama is the country in the American continent that has the most animosity toward people of the Jewish religion, according to the B’nai ‘ rith Anti-Defamation League (ADL).
According to the results of this survey, 52 percent of adults in Panama are hostile toward Jews, a result much higher than the average of 19 percent in the Americas. … (Read more)
MUKO, Kyoto Prefecture–Visitors to the site of the Nagaokakyu palace, built by Emperor Kanmu in the eighth century, can now call up images of how it used to look as they tour the ruins.
The Muko city cultural property research office has developed an app for free download on smartphones and tablet devices.
Because of the difficulty of building a replica complex within a residential zone covering many historical sites, the office says it wanted visitors to have a simulated experience of Nagaokakyu’s wonders through digital technology like augmented reality, or “AR.” … (Read more)
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