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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: 1328

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: 1762

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: 1546

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: 1406

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: 1254

Greek Parliament Approves Law Allowing Legal Gender Change

Greece's parliament has approved a new law that will make it easier for people to change their legal gender, reported BBC.

World » Southeast Europe | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 13:24 | Viewed: 2147

Richard Branson will Fly into Space in 6 Months

Sir Richard Branson plans to fly into space at the latest in 6 months, while his Virgin Galaxy project will do so earlier, after three, reports Metro.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 13:13 | Viewed: 1467

Russia's Central Bank Backs Move to Block Bitcoin Websites

The first deputy governor of Russia's central bank, Sergei Shvetsov, has said that his institution will support efforts to block access to external websites selling cryptocurrencies in the country.

World » Russia | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 12:44 | Viewed: 1560

Mexico Receives USD 150 Million from Post-earthquake Insurance

Mexico's finance ministry announced a pending USD 150 million insurance deal for the earthquake on Sept.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 12:08 | Viewed: 1533

Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow were Sexually Harassed by Producer Harvey Weinstein

Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow, as well as a number of other American actresses, have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 1368

Senior Intelligence Chief says Hezbollah has the Capacity to Attack US

"Hezbollah" improves its ability to hit the United States, a senior US intelligence official said, quoted by The Jerusalem Post and Focus News Agency.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 11:29 | Viewed: 1544

UNESCO Failed to Elect a Successor of Irina Bokova

Yesterday the Executive Board of UNESCO failed to elect a new general manager and a successor of Irina Bokova, whose term expires, in a second round of voting, reports Mediapool.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 10:06 | Viewed: 1500

China's Communist Party Makes Final Preparations For Key Congress

China’s Communist Party opened a meeting on Wednesday to make final preparations for a key party congress later this month, state media said, a five-yearly event where President Xi Jinping is expected to further tighten his grip on power, Reuters reports.

World | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 09:52 | Viewed: 1049

Israeli Spies Found Russians Using Kaspersky Software for Hacks

Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is also used by 400 million people globally, including U.

World » Russia | October 11, 2017, Wednesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 2086

Turkish PM Says Visa Dispute with U.S. Must be Fixed Quickly

The United States decision to suspend visa services in Turkey has punished citizens of both countries, Turkey’s prime minister said on Tuesday, accusing Washington of taking an emotional and inappropriate step against an ally.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 15:56 | Viewed: 2095

Britain Could Join NAFTA if it Fails to Get Brexit Trade Deal

Britain could join the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if it doesn’t get a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Tuesday.

World » EU | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 2277

Turkish Court Issues Detention Warrants for 70 FETÖ-Linked Military Staff

Detention warrants have been issued for 70 Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ)-linked suspects in the military in Konya-based operations carried out in seven Turkish provinces, reports said Tuesday, Daily Sabah reported.

World » Southeast Europe | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 14:57 | Viewed: 1977

Polish People Picking up Mushrooms have Interrupted US Military Exercises

An invasion of Polish people picking up mushrooms ruined the teachings of an American tank unit near the western city of Jagan, RIA Novosti reported.

World | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 14:19 | Viewed: 114372

EU Again Urges Dialogue to End Catalan Crisis

The European Commission repeated its call for dialogue in Spain to end the crisis in Catalonia amid concerns that the Catalan regional authorities could declare independence on Tuesday, reported Reuters.

World » EU | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 14:05 | Viewed: 1749

Secret Documents Reveal the Soviet Union Planned a Nuclear Blast on the Moon

The Soviet Union planned to blow up an atomic bomb on the Moon.

World | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 1548

Cocktails that do not Cause Hangover

A British chemist has created cocktails that do not cause a hangover, even if they contain alcohol, Gizmodo said.

World | October 10, 2017, Tuesday // 13:28 | Viewed: 1448
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