Spike in Hepatitis Concerns Romanian Doctors

The number of hepatitis infections in Romania, mainly in the east of the country, has spiked in recent months, with around 150 new cases reported this year alone, according to officials. Last year, a total of 662 persons with hepatitis B and C were undergoing treatment in hospitals across the country. ?More and more people are infected by hepatitis. Our estimate is that currently around 1.2 … [Read more...]

The Moscow Times: EU Energy Sanctions Only Painful on Paper

July 31st, 2014 11:57am Posted In: Press Notes While the EU's harshest sanctions against Russia to date do target major sectors of the Russian economy, great care has been taken to avoid damaging the energy industry, where Europe is loath to disrupt supplies of vital Russian gas. Late on Tuesday, the Council of the European Union published an agreement on sanctions aimed at pressuring Russia into … [Read more...]

Jihadist’s Gruesome Beheading Photos Shock Kosovo

Photos of alleged beheading by Lavdrim Muhaxheri posted on its Facebook page The President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, on Thursday met security chiefs to discuss horrifying photographs posted on Facebook of a Kosovo Albanian militant allegedly beheading a captive soldier in Syria. Security bodies were tasked with ?treating this threat to the security of Kosovo as as priority. ?It is our … [Read more...]

Aniyami DMC

After 11 years of business, at Aniyami we continue with the same original spirit: to provide quality and creative travel experiences in Brazil, while developing sustainable relationships with clients, suppliers, employees and local communities. When we started, our slogan was ?a different Brazil? as we were promoting ?off the beaten track? destinations, local traditional accommodation, adventure … [Read more...]

Active Adventures New Zealand Celebrate Twenty Years of their Signature Adventure Trip ? The ?Rimu?

Leading adventure tour operator, Active Adventures, mark a milestone as they celebrate 20 years of small group adventure tours. Established in the mid-90s, and originally known as Active New Zealand, the company started with one guide, one van and one Department of Conservation concession ? to hike in the Nelson Lakes National Park. From these humble beginnings the 14-day ?Rimu? trip was born, as … [Read more...]

EU energy independence is still a bone of contention

Is Europe too dependant on fossil-based fuels? Energy supply and especially energy savings have been one of the most important topics in Europe in 2014. The Ukraine crisis and the increasing wish to get more energy independent contributed significantly to this. But despite the crisis the topic of energy efficiency is still highly controversial in the European Union. The debate on energy saving … [Read more...]

Cop fired when supernatural beliefs got in the way of doing his job

Oh brother, this guy?s extreme beliefs impeded his ability to do his job and affected others in the workplace. But he?s claiming discrimination. Cop claims feds are targeting him because he believes in ghosts. A Department of Veterans Affairs cop [Valdo Vaher], convinced his former New Jersey workplace is haunted by evil spirits, says the feds are using his belief in ghosts as an excuse to fire … [Read more...]

EU foreign ministers give Russia a new deadline

Seems like years ago: Euromaidan protester EU foreign ministers have given Russia just a few days to stop arming Ukrainian rebels believed responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, or face sanctions on its financial, high-tech and defence industries. Ministers agreed to ?accelerate preparations? for new, targeted sanctions against Russia after meeting this week in Brussels. … [Read more...]

Killary Adventure Company Puts Columbia Sportswear to the Test

This summer, Columbia Sportswear chose Ireland to road-test their 2015 outdoor clothing range with 17 of the world?s top adventure journalists. This followed a successful pitch by Failte Ireland to entice the outdoor clothing maker to Ireland. Seven of the journalists also chose to take part in Gaelforce North ? one of the many popular adventure races run by ATTA member Killary Adventure Company. … [Read more...]

Professor claims he?s victim of phantom ?air pressure magneto sex therapy?

I knew that would get you to click the link. Just what the heck is that? Honestly, it sounds suspiciously like sleep paralysis. Spooked professor cries attack from blood-sucker spirit. X-files of Madhya Pradesh [India] police are replete with complaints of blood-curdling spirits on prowl, forcing police on a blind chase of the supernatural. And the latest complaint has intrigued the force after a … [Read more...]