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Israel Followed the Example of the United States and is also Leaving UNESCO

Israel plans to follow the example of the United States and leave UNESCO, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, reports Sega.

World | October 13, 2017, Friday // 10:52 | Viewed: 1278

Taiwan Fined USD 773 Million Chipmaker "Qualcomm"

Taiwan's Anti-monopoly Commission fined US manufacturer of chips "Qualcomm" with a record USD 773 million for breaking the law, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

World | October 13, 2017, Friday // 10:24 | Viewed: 1171

Sweden Market Shooting: Police Rule Out Terrorism After Gunman Opens Fire in Trelleborg

Police in southern Sweden said on Thursday evening that several people have been injured in a small town known for past gang violence and that the incident was not being investigated as terrorism, Daily Telegraph writes.

World » EU | October 13, 2017, Friday // 10:15 | Viewed: 1274

Iran Nuclear deal: Trump Set to Outline Position in Major Speech

 Will he or won’t he certify the Iran new clear deal? All eyes are on President Trump as he prepares to make a crucial speech later on Friday which could make or break the historic agreement, Euronews reports.

World | October 13, 2017, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1036

Denmark Extends Border Control Until May 2018

The Danish government has extended control of the southern border with Germany until May 12th next year, citing migration as a key concern, The Local writes.

World » EU | October 13, 2017, Friday // 09:59 | Viewed: 1520

Earthquake Hits North Korea Near Nuclear Test Site

A series of tremors and landslides near North Korea’s nuclear test base likely mean the country’s sixth and largest blast has destabilised the region, and the Punggye-ri nuclear site may not be used for much longer to test nuclear weapons, experts say.

World | October 13, 2017, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1395

Rights Group Questions Italy's Work with Libya Stopping Migrants

Europe’s top human rights organization asked Italy for more information on its work intercepting migrants at sea, warning that any moves to return them to Libya would break international treaties.

World » EU | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 17:31 | Viewed: 1445

Albania has Recognized the Bulgarian Minority in the Country

The Bulgarian minority was officially recognized by Albania, local media reported.

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 17:08 | Viewed: 3652

The United States are Leaving UNESCO

The US State Department has sent UNESCO an official notification of withdrawal from the organization, reports Mediapool.

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:48 | Viewed: 1492

Catalan Towns and Villages Boycotted the National Holiday

Municipalities in more than 100 settlements in the Spanish Autonomous area of Catalonia have decided today to be a working day, even though the national holiday of Spain is celebrated, reported the daily newspaper "Periodio", the day is not working for th

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:44 | Viewed: 1287

Hamas and Fatah have Declared Peace

Palestinian radical group Hamas announced it has reached an agreement with Fatah, , ending a 10-year break between the two formations, the BBC reported.

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1195

Half of the Smartphone Owners use their Devices Five Hours a Day

Analysts from Counterpoint Research have published some research results on the use of smartphones around the world.

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:07 | Viewed: 8568

Turkey is Closing its Border with Northern Iraq

Turkey will gradually close border crossings with northern Iraq in coordination with the central Iraqi government and Iran in response to the Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Khaln told Reuters.

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:03 | Viewed: 1556

Federica Mogherini Expects “Qualitative Jump” in Normalisation of Kosovo-Serbia Relations

The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, said on Wednesday that the EU, Pristina and Belgrade are working on establishing the content of the "new stage of dialog" in December noting that she expects a "qualitative leap" in normalizing relations in

World » EU | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1254

American Drone has Liquidated the "White Widow" in Syria

An American self-operating military drone has liquidated in Syria the British Sally Jones part of Islamic State known as the White Widow, along with her 12-year-old son.

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 13:45 | Viewed: 1353

Turkey Detains 7 People Over Explosion at Tupras Refinery

Turkish authorities have detained seven people over Wednesday’s explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery which killed four people, broadcaster NTV said on Thursday, Reuters reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 10:57 | Viewed: 1167

China Says New EU Trade Rules against Chinese Imports Lack Awareness of WTO Rules

China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday that the European Union’s new trade rules against Chinese imports lacked awareness of World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, urging the EU to abide by the requirements, Reutersreported.

World | October 12, 2017, Thursday // 09:50 | Viewed: 1208

Hungary Demands Faster EU, NATO Integration of West Balkans

Hungary wants the European Union to speed up integration of the Western Balkans and for NATO to include those countries, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Wednesday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1646

Macron's Public Sector Reforms Spark Nationwide Strikes

Millions of public sector workers in France are taking part in a nationwide one-day strike in protest at President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms, reported BBC.

World » EU | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 13:53 | Viewed: 1421

IS Conflict 'Has Displaced More Than 5m Iraqis'

More than five million Iraqis have been displaced since so-called Islamic State (IS) took over large swathes of territory in 2014, the UN says, quoted by BBC.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 13:39 | Viewed: 1296

UN: 170 Countries Abandoned the Death Penalty

The countries that abolished the death penalty have reached 170.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 13:26 | Viewed: 1176
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