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Hungary Vote Deepens Rift in European Right

The European Parliament's vote to censure Hungary presents the assembly's dominant centre-right bloc with a dilemma over whether to retain its populist Hungarian allies or expel them months before elections.

World » EU | September 14, 2018, Friday // 15:38 | Viewed: 7535

Participants of Eastern Economic Forum Sign 175 Deals worth USD 42.07 Billion

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World » Southeast Europe | September 13, 2018, Thursday // 15:15 | Viewed: 9530

Leaked Video Shows Google Execs Troubled by Trump Election

Far-right news website Breitbart on Wednesday posted a leaked video showing Google executives sharing with employees how troubled they were by the election of US President Donald Trump.

World | September 13, 2018, Thursday // 12:31 | Viewed: 3607

German MEP Manfred Weber Warns Romania over Jeopardizing Bulgaria’s and Croatia’s and its Own Accession to Schengen

German MEP Manfred Weber, who is endorsed by chancellor Angela Merkel to take over the presidency of the European Commission, has stated on Wednesday that the justice amendments are affecting not only Romania’s bid to join Schengen area, but also the ones

World » EU | September 13, 2018, Thursday // 09:56 | Viewed: 5701

EU Must Grasp World Role as U.S. Retreats, Juncker Says

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union must flex its muscles as a world power, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday, as he spoke critically of U.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 15:48 | Viewed: 8217

Vote on EU Online Copyright Reform Splits Usual Allies

AFP - The European Parliament votes Wednesday on a highly complex online copyright law that has split natural political bedfellows and pitted music and news companies against Google and Facebook.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 15:30 | Viewed: 8123

Death Toll in Afghan Suicide Attack Reaches 68

AFP - The death toll from a suicide attack on Afghan protesters has soared to 68, officials said Wednesday, as violence flares across the country ahead of elections and a key Islamic holy day.

World | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 15:21 | Viewed: 3749

Over Half of Global Exports Come from Countries that Fail to Punish Foreign Bribery, Including Bulgaria

Berlin, 12 September 2018 – Most of the world’s biggest exporters are failing to punish corporations paying bribes overseas, Transparency International revealed today.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 10:20 | Viewed: 5611

Eurozone Employment Rises At Steady Pace

BRUSSELS (Alliance News) - Eurozone employment increased at a steady pace in the second quarter, data from Eurostat showed Tuesday.

World » EU | September 12, 2018, Wednesday // 10:19 | Viewed: 4650

Cosmonaut Shows Space Station Hole to Calm Public

AFP - A cosmonaut on Monday showed off a hole in the International Space Station that caused loss of oxygen after Russia suggested the leak could have been caused deliberately.

World | September 11, 2018, Tuesday // 15:19 | Viewed: 14835

EU Lawmakers to Confront 'Threat' of Hungary's Orban

AFP - European lawmakers will challenge Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to his face on Tuesday over what they see as his right-wing populist threat to EU founding values.

World » EU | September 11, 2018, Tuesday // 11:39 | Viewed: 3603

At Least Seven Killed in Suicide Attack on Kabul Commemorations

AFP - A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up near a convoy of gunmen commemorating the death anniversary of a famed resistance leader in Kabul on Sunday, killing at least seven people, officials said.

World | September 9, 2018, Sunday // 23:35 | Viewed: 3201

Iran, Russia, Turkey Struggle to Agree Future of Syria's Idlib

Iran, Russia and Turkey were unable to overcome their differences at a Tehran summit on Friday as they held talks on an imminent offensive against the last rebel stronghold in Syria, amid warnings from the international community of a looming humanitarian

World | September 8, 2018, Saturday // 13:24 | Viewed: 3533

Elon Musk Muses About Life Over Whiskey and Weed

Entrepreneur Elon Musk sipped whiskey and puffed a little weed while musing at length about artificial intelligence, colonizing space, and the need to give love a chance.

World | September 7, 2018, Friday // 14:57 | Viewed: 5237

Twitter Permanently Bans Far-right Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones

Twitter on Thursday said it had permanently banned Alex Jones, the far-right conspiracy theorist best known for calling the 9/11 attacks an inside job and describing the Sandy Hook school massacre as a hoax.

World | September 7, 2018, Friday // 14:55 | Viewed: 3008

UK Security Minister: Putin 'Ultimately' Responsible for Spy Poisoning

British Security Minister Ben Wallace said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin had "ultimate" responsibility for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent in England in March.

World | September 6, 2018, Thursday // 14:02 | Viewed: 2359

Russia Says Space Station Leak Could Be Deliberate Sabotage

Russia launched checks Tuesday after its space chief said an air leak on the International Space Station last week could have been caused by deliberate sabotage.

World | September 4, 2018, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 3397

Europe's News Agencies Blast Google, Facebook for 'Plundering' Content

AFP - Europe's biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of "plundering" news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media.

World » EU | September 4, 2018, Tuesday // 11:03 | Viewed: 3446

China's Xi Offers Another $60 Billion to Africa

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping offered another $60 billion in financing for Africa on Monday and said Chinese companies will be encouraged to invest no less than $10 billion over the next three years, but he also warned against “vanity p

World | September 3, 2018, Monday // 14:04 | Viewed: 2566

India's Billion-dollar Battle to Build the World's Biggest Statue

AFP - The world's biggest statue is rising in a remote corner of India to honour an independence hero but it could quickly be outdone by a monument to a Hindu warrior king in the sea off Mumbai.

World | September 3, 2018, Monday // 13:32 | Viewed: 2573

Suicide Car Bombing in Somalia’s Capital Kills at Least 6

CBS, NAIROBI, Kenya — At least six people were killed, including two children, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, authorities said Sunday.

World | September 3, 2018, Monday // 12:01 | Viewed: 2076
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