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China's People's Bank of China Is Getting Closer to Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency

After five years of researches, the Chinese Central Bank has come close to introducing its own cryptocurrency, the official state media announced quoted by the Wall Street Journal over the weekend.

World | August 12, 2019, Monday // 12:06 | Viewed: 2265

The British Prime Minister Has Promised 10,000 Additional Places for Prisoners

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has launched an urgent review of convicting criminals to make law and order a top priority on the political agenda after promising 10,000 additional new prison places and pledget to recruit  20,000 extra police officer

World | August 12, 2019, Monday // 11:27 | Viewed: 2603

Indonesia Declares a Trade War to the European Union

Indonesia, which is the largest producer of palm oil, plans to raise the import duties on dairy products from EU countries to 8-18 percent.

World | August 11, 2019, Sunday // 07:13 | Viewed: 4110

Vucic: Serbia Won’t Join NATO

Serbia has no intention of joining NATO or other military alliances and is therefore taking care of its security, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic told journalists, TASS reported.

World | August 10, 2019, Saturday // 06:57 | Viewed: 3983

Hackers Shot Down an Unmanned U.S. Military Aircraft near Baghdad

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World | August 10, 2019, Saturday // 06:56 | Viewed: 5575

The UK Will Introduce New Immigration Rules

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced an initiative to change the UK's immigration rules aimed at attracting the "smartest and best" after Brexit, according to BNR.

World | August 9, 2019, Friday // 13:15 | Viewed: 2779

US Technology Giant Apple Will Be Investigated for Unfair Competition in Russia

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Watcdog (FAS) has filed a lawsuit against US technology giant Apple following a lawsuit by Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab regarding Apple's actions in the market for applications for its iOS operating system, acc

World | August 8, 2019, Thursday // 14:51 | Viewed: 2025

The Unified Armed Forces of Germany Revealed a State Secret by Mistake

The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), which is responsible for the Bundeswehr's equipment, has published a state secret for the purchase of heavy helicopters worth EUR 5.

World | August 8, 2019, Thursday // 13:43 | Viewed: 2156

Serbia the only WB Country with more Trust in the Government than in the EU

BRUSSELS – According to the newest Eurobarometer Survey, conducted in June this year and published this month, Serbia is the only Western Balkan country whose citizens have more trust in the national government (41%) than in the European Union (33%).

World » EU | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2793

Data Protection Committees Are Urging Facebook to Enhance Libra's Privacy

Data protection committees in the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union and several other countries said that Libra's cryptocurrency, proposed by Facebook (Facebook Inc.

World | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 13:35 | Viewed: 2360

Prosecutor's Office in Russia: The Forests in Siberia Were Deliberately Ignited to Cover Illegal Logging

Eco-activists say nearly irreparable damage to the nature has been done in the region of Siberia.

World | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 12:32 | Viewed: 2372

The Lowest Average Wage in the Western Balkans Is in North Macedonia, Bulgaria Ranks on the Third Place

The highest average monthly salary in the Western Balkans this year is in Slovenia - EUR 1,113, while the lowest is in Macedonia, where the average monthly salary amounts to EUR 413, according to the FOCUS News Agency.

World | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 10:43 | Viewed: 2726

Kim Jong-un: The Missiles Are a Warning to Seoul and Washington

The launch of tactically-guided missiles from North Korea on Tuesday is a warning to Washington and Seoul that are carrying out joint military exercises.

World | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1958

Italy Introduces a € 1 Million Fine For Rescuing Refugees

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seriously concerned by the Italian Government's decision to approve by law the imposition of fines on ships rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean.

World » EU | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 07:42 | Viewed: 2176

The EU Could Fine Greece with 2.5m Euros Over the Personal Data Protection Act

The Court of Justice of the European Union may impose a fine of around EUR 2.

World » EU | August 7, 2019, Wednesday // 07:39 | Viewed: 2795

UN: Islamic State Has about $ 300 Million to Fight

The Islamic State extremist group has about $ 300 million after the loss of its so-called "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria, according to a report by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, quoted by The Associated Press.

World | August 6, 2019, Tuesday // 13:51 | Viewed: 1952

The First Implementation of the Euthanasia Act in Australia

An elderly woman suffering from cancer has become Australia's first resident to benefit from the right to euthanasia, ABC reported, quoted by NOVA.

World | August 6, 2019, Tuesday // 07:49 | Viewed: 1896

Shooter's Sister, Who Organized the Shooting in Dayton, is Among the Victims

The shooter's sister, who organized the mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, was among the victims, a spokesman for local police said during a news conference.

World | August 5, 2019, Monday // 08:15 | Viewed: 3011

British PM Johnson Announced an Increase in Healthcare, Spending by 1.8 billion Pounds

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce an increase in healthcare spending by 1.

World » EU | August 5, 2019, Monday // 08:12 | Viewed: 2112

Erdogan: Turkey Will Carry Out a Military Operation in Syria

Turkey will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | August 5, 2019, Monday // 07:35 | Viewed: 2499

Bottle of 19th Century Whiskey was Auctioned for € 23,000

A rare bottle of Irish whiskey produced at the end of the 19th century by local company Cassidy & Co was auctioned for € 23,000, TASS news agency reported.

World | August 4, 2019, Sunday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1860
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