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"Islamic State" Terrorist Cell in St Petersburg is Destroyed

Seven participants in a "Islamic State" terrorist cell are detained in St Petersburg for the preparation of terrorist acts, the Russian Federal Security Service's public relations center quoted TASS as saying.

World | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:58 | Viewed: 1282

NASA has Discovered a Solar System with the Same Number of Planets as ours

The US space agency has discovered a whole solar system with the same number of planets as ours, reports BNT.

World | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:54 | Viewed: 1064

EU Leaders Agree to Move to Second-Stage Brexit Talks

EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called for "further clarity" from the UK about its future intentions, according to BBC.

World » EU | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 1090

Kosovo's Bid For Council of Europe Membership in January 2018

 Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, said during Government’s meeting on Friday that during this month or January 2018 at latest, Kosovo will submit its application for membership into the Council of Europe, Gazeta Express reported.

World » Southeast Europe | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:36 | Viewed: 1067

Greek Gov’t Aims to Speed Up Migrant Returns to Turkey

 In a bid to avert a rerun of the refugee crisis of 2015, when Greece was overwhelmed by a deluge of migrants from Turkey, the government is planning to amend a law governing the process of granting asylum to refugees with a bill expected to go to Parliam

World » EU | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1184

The US Federal Communications Commission Repealed the Principle of Net Neutrality

In November 2014, Barack Obama expressed his support for transparency of Internet access and respect for network neutrality.

World | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:30 | Viewed: 1017

Georgia Attracts Tourists with Legal Marijuana

Georgia expects a tourist boom due to the legal use of marijuana, Interfax reported.

World | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:05 | Viewed: 1161

These are the Last Places on Earth Without Internet

In 35 countries in the world under 20% of the population have access to the Internet.

World | December 15, 2017, Friday // 14:52 | Viewed: 1028

Norway Decriminalized Drugs

Norway becomes the first Scandinavian state to decriminalize drugs, writes Independent.

World | December 15, 2017, Friday // 14:46 | Viewed: 1062

The European Council Extended the Sanctions Against Russia for Another 6 Months

European leaders agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia by 6 months.

World » EU | December 15, 2017, Friday // 10:35 | Viewed: 1309

Russian Parliament Sets March 18 as Presidential Election Date

 The upper house of the Russian parliament voted on Friday to set March 18 as the date of next year’s presidential election, reported Reuters.

World » Russia | December 15, 2017, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 895

Islamic State Threatens U.S. Attacks Over Jerusalem Decision

Islamic State threatened attacks on U.

World | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 16:17 | Viewed: 1225

Iraq Executed 38 People Sentenced to Death for Terrorism

Iraq executed 38 people sentenced to death on terror-related charges, Reuters and DPA reported, citing the justice ministry.

World | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1225

Denmark Considers Using Cryptocurrencies for Humanitarian Aid

Denmark sees potential for blockchain technology in humanitarian aid and said on Thursday it is considering becoming the first donor country to move money using cryptocurrencies, according to Reuters.

World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 1065

6700 Rohingya were Killed in the First Month of Violence in Myanmar

At least 6700 representatives of the Rohingya minority were killed in the first month of the Myanmar armed forces' crackdowns, which began at the end of August, said Doctors without Borders.

World | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 13:00 | Viewed: 999

Palestine will Demand Full Membership of the UN, Mahmoud Abbas said

Palestinians "will turn to the United Nations Security Council for full membership of the United Nations," Mahmoud Abbas, the country's president, told Reuters.

World | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1031

Putin Says will Run as Independent Candidate For New Kremlin Term

Russian President Vladimir Putin, seeking a new term in office in a March election, said on Thursday he would run as an independent candidate while hoping for support from more than one political party, according to Reuters.

World » Russia | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 11:59 | Viewed: 1103

Norway Becomes the 1st Country in the World to Completely Switch Off its FM Radios

Norway has become the first country in the world to completely switch off its FM radios.

World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1817

At Least 30 People were Killed in Air Strikes in the Capital of Yemen

At least 30 people were killed in Yemen's Sana'a capital in a Saudi Arabian coalition's air strikes, a spokeswoman for the Rebel-controlled health ministry said.

World | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1089

The Catalan Crisis Could Cause Spain to Lose 12 Billion Euros

The Spanish economy may lose up to € 12 billion as a result of the recession in the tourism sector because of the Catalonian crisis.

World | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1438

The Last European Council For 2017 to Begin in Brussels Today

In Brussels today begins the last European Council.

World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 1188
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