Europe’s mental health crisis in the data: which country uses the most antidepressants?

Global consumption of antidepressant (AD) drugs has increased dramatically in the past two decades, with Europeans being the largest consumers. Antidepressant use increased nearly two and a half times from 2000 to 2020 in 18 European countries, according to data from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). OECD data also shows a significant … Read more

World Cup: Football fans stopped by security officials for wearing rainbow items as LGBTQ rights issue won’t go away in Qatar 2022

Doha, Qatar CNN – The World Cup is in full swing Qatar, But issues around LGBTQ+ rights for the Gulf state, world soccer’s governing body FIFA, teams and fans aren’t going away. Two German soccer fans told CNN on Saturday that they were asked by security officials at Qatar 2022 to remove the rainbow-colored items … Read more

Bombed, Unbeaten: Ukraine’s capital shifts into survival mode

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) – Residents of Ukraine’s bombed-out capital held empty bottles for water and crowded into cafes for energy and warmth Thursday, defiantly switching into survival mode after fresh Russian missile strikes a day earlier flooded the city and most of the city. across the country in the dark. In scenes hard to believe … Read more

Revealing the stories of the Ukrainian resistance after the withdrawal of Kherson

near the city of Kherson, Ukraine CNN – Two Russian soldiers were walking down a Kherson street on a spring evening in early March, just days after Moscow captured the city. The temperature that night was still below zero and the electricity went out, leaving the town in complete darkness as the soldiers returned to … Read more

Falling home prices is coming. High unemployment could make it much worse

London CNN Business – Last year, Auckland’s largest real estate company was unable to sell properties fast enough to meet demand in New Zealand’s largest city. Homes were “flying out the door,” said Grant Sykes, a principal at the Barfoot & Thompson real estate agency. “There were chin-breaking moments when agents would stand across the … Read more

Ukraine promises to provide shelter for its people with the onset of winter

“Invincible centers” to provide heating, water and the Internet Widespread power outages due to Russia targeting the electricity grid The Group of Seven will soon announce the ceiling for Russian oil prices – an American official Kyiv (Reuters) – Ukraine has promised shelters with heat and water and encouraged its people to conserve energy as … Read more

‘Playing with fire’: UN warns team to inspect damage to Ukraine’s nuclear plant

The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency warns: “You are playing with fire!” After the explosions Russia and Ukraine blame each other for the bombing President Zelensky says the eastern region was hit by heavy artillery “The fiercest battles” are in the Donetsk region, says Zelensky LONDON/LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) – The head of the … Read more

G20, APEC and ASEAN: World leaders have wrapped up three summits in Asia – with Russia firmly on the sidelines

Bangkok, Thailand CNN – The big three tops world leaders What has happened across Asia in the past week has made one thing clear: Vladimir Putin Marginalized now on the world stage. Putin who Attack on Ukraine For the past nine months, the European country has devastated and disrupted the global economy, refusing to attend … Read more

First TVs, now tortilla chips: American companies set minimum prices to stop discounting

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to wafers are increasingly placing minimum prices on their items to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Wal-Mart do so. (WMT.N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Trying to attract sales from each other over the Internet. As a result, shoppers are faced … Read more

Robert Clary, latest star of “Hogan’s Heroes,” dies at 96

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Clary, the French-born survivor of Nazi concentration camps during World War II who played a feisty prisoner of war in the unlikely 1960s sitcom Hogan’s Heroes, has died. He was 96 years old. Clary died Wednesday of natural causes at his home in the Los Angeles area, his niece Brenda … Read more