Coming weeks are decisive for Iran nuclear deal, Merkel says

The coming weeks are decisive for the future of the nuclear deal with Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday the 10th of October, adding that every day that passes without Tehran responding to U.S. overtures will result in Iran enriching more uranium. Speaking during a visit to Israel, the outgoing chancellor said that… Read More Coming weeks are decisive for Iran nuclear deal, Merkel says

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Signs of the Times – Afghanistan: a defeat for the West?

After twenty years of conflict, the US withdrawal from Afghanistan has brought the curtain down on Nato’s military mission there. BBC News reported: “Under a deal with the militant group, the US and its Nato allies agreed to withdraw all troops in return for a commitment by the Taliban not to allow al-Qaeda or any… Read More Signs of the Times – Afghanistan: a defeat for the West?

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Afghanistan 2020-21 report – 9/11 – 20 Years on – A land in shambles

The landlocked multiethnic country located in the heart of south-central Asia that got in the news every day for twenty years, got special attention when America decided to leave that region of a continuous endless war. For millennia great armies have attempted to subdue Afghanistan, officially Islamic State of Afghanistan. Its significant mineral resources remain largely… Read More Afghanistan 2020-21 report – 9/11 – 20 Years on – A land in shambles

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South Caucasus 2021 update

Transcaucasia, also known as the South Caucasus, is a geographical region on the border of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, straddling the southern Caucasus (Russian Kavkaz) Mountains, presenting us the Caucasian States lying between the Black Sea (west) and the Caspian Sea (east) and occupied by Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia. Around the Black Sea… Read More South Caucasus 2021 update

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Estonia 2021 update

The northernmost of the three Baltic states, compared with other European countries, Estonia has a large percentage of foreign-born residents and their children. Only about two-thirds of the population are ethnic Estonians. The vast majority of Russians, the most significant minority of the Baltic states, are also scattered throughout other post-Soviet states such as Belarus,… Read More Estonia 2021 update

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Adriatics and Hungary 2020 report

Communication with many of our brothers and sisters has been maintained utilising modern technology ‘online’ as we continue to ‘walk together’ in fellowship as we see the day approaching. Whilst ‘virtual’ fellowship is not the same, it has become very important in our care for one another in our united walk to the Kingdom. Several… Read More Adriatics and Hungary 2020 report

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Portugal 2020 report

On the west coast of the Iberian Peninsula, southwestern Europe, once continental Europe’s greatest power, Portugal shares commonalities — geographic and cultural — with the countries of both northern Europe and the Mediterranean. Like everywhere in Europe, here also, regular attendance at mass has declined in the cities and larger towns, particularly in the south.… Read More Portugal 2020 report

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Andy Walton looking at a “war may be triggered at any time” with Taiwan

In the Weekly World Watch for October 3 – 9, 2021 Andy Walton looks a.o. at China. China has warned that “war may be triggered at any time” with Taiwan after it deployed a record number of fighter jets into the self-governing island’s air identification zone. The government in Beijing sent 56 military aircraft, including… Read More Andy Walton looking at a “war may be triggered at any time” with Taiwan

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Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine update

Visits to Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine take place usually outside of the winter months, since travelling around at those times of year can be very difficult. This means that visits would normally start no earlier than March and finish by late October/early November. As a result of this, the Covid-19 pandemic had the effect… Read More Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine update

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Zimbabwe 2021 update

Zimbabwe, officially Republic of Zimbabwe, formerly (1911–64) Southern Rhodesia, (1964–79) Rhodesia, or (1979–80) Zimbabwe Rhodesia, landlocked country of southern Africa. It shares a 125-mile (200-kilometre) border on the south with the Republic of South Africa and is bounded on the southwest and west by Botswana, on the north by Zambia, and on the northeast and… Read More Zimbabwe 2021 update

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