Category: World
World 17.07.19 | 21:16

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis

Police in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis, Guardian reported. A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been arrested on industrial property charges. Police said the cars were being...

World 15.07.19 | 11:10

Skydiving plane crash in Sweden kills all nine on board

A small plane carrying parachutists crashed in northern Sweden soon after takeoff on Sunday and all nine people on board were killed, officials said. The accident took place a little after 2pm local time on Storsandskar island. Swedish media quoted witnesses reporting that some of the parachutists...

World 11.07.19 | 16:00

Angela Merkel sits for anthems after latest shaking episode

Angela Merkel sat through the German and Danish national anthems during a ceremony welcoming Denmark’s prime minister to Berlin. The German chancellor reportedly requested the change in protocol a day after she was seen shaking in public for the third time in as many weeks, Guardian reports. Merkel...

World 11.07.19 | 15:53

Pro-migration Hungarian opposition goes against will of Hungarian people

The events at the European Parliament (EP) on Wednesday were unprecedented, according to Hungarian government spokesman Istvan Hollik. The pro-migration Hungarian opposition is completely going against the will of the Hungarian people and the national interest, V4NA reports. Hollik told journalists in...

World 11.07.19 | 10:38

Zelensky signs decree on opening access to Chernobyl exclusion zone

Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky signed a decree on Wednesday lifting a number of previous bans on visiting the Chernobyl exclusion zone around the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster and creating a “green corridor” for tourists, TASS reports. “We should show Chernobyl...

World 10.07.19 | 23:30

Italy struck by hail the size of oranges, a tornado and beach fire

Hail the size of oranges has injured 18 people in an Italian Adriatic city, while a blaze in Sicily forced beach-goers to flee. Italian news agency ANSA quoted hospital officials in Pescara as saying that the hailstorm caused cuts and bruises, especially on the head. WOW!!! BRUTAL #hailstorm with huge...

World 10.07.19 | 18:46

Orban: Hungary, US share common values

Hungary and the US endorse and protect the same values, Hungary’s PM Viktor Orban said at the US embassy’s Independence Day reception at the Budapest Congress Centre on Tuesday night, V4NA reported. Describing Hungarian-US relations, Orban said: a very colourful picture has unfolded over the...

World 10.07.19 | 18:32

Juncker is under attack for not replacing two commissioners

The Estonian and Romanian premiers both objected strongly to Jean-Claude Juncker’s plan not to appoint new persons for the posts of the EU Commissioners of the two member states until the end of the European Commission’s mandate in November. Former Estonian EU Commissioner Andrus Ansip and his Romanian...

World 10.07.19 | 17:38

Slovakia’s president to visit Budapest after Prague

At the invitation of Hungary’s President Janos Ader, Slovak President Zuzana Caputova will pay an official visit to Hungary on Thursday. The Budapest visit will be Caputova’s second official trip abroad, V4NA reports. Caputova will be received with military honours at Szent Gyorgy Square...

World 10.07.19 | 17:34

Morawiecki: Poland is the most beautiful country

Poland’s Prime Minister is the host and tour guide of the latest country branding film about Poland. Mateusz Morawiecki has also attended the documentary’s premiere at Wieliczka. In order to make the film titled “Poland: The Royal Tour,” directed by Peter Greenberg, the Polish...

World 08.07.19 | 14:04

Hailstones the size of tennis balls hit south-central France

A huge thunderstorm has bombarded the French region of Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes with hailstones the size of tennis balls, and included a record number of lightning bolts, providing for a deluge of impressive content on social media, RT reported. The meteorological calamity led to the classification by Meteo...

World 08.07.19 | 10:09

More than 30 Tory MPs are set to block a no-deal Brexit

More than 30 Tory MPs are ready to vote to block a no deal Brexit as the two rival camps gear up for a show-down in Parliament, Telegraph reported. Sam Gyimah said the MPs will pursue “legislative” options to stop no deal – such as blocking the next Prime Minister from suspending Parliament...

World 08.07.19 | 09:51

500-kilogram Second World War-era bomb defused in Frankfurt

A 500-kilogram Second World War bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday. City officials called on about 16,500 people to leave their homes in the Ostend area east of downtown Frankfurt...

World 06.07.19 | 14:05

Man shot dead in London is 69th victim this year

A man in his twenties was shot soon after 8 pm on Friday evening in North London. Although the victim was immediately taken to the hospital, doctors were unable to save his life. No-one has been arrested so far in connection with the incident. The shooting is the 69th homicide in the British capital...

World 05.07.19 | 18:21

Ukraine summons Hungarian Ambassador over Minister Szijjarto’s comments

On 4 July, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Hungarian ambassador Istvan Ijgyarto, demanding an explanation for Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto’s statements in Toronto, wrote the Ukrainian news portal gordonua.com. The statement of the Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs that former...

World 05.07.19 | 14:34

EU chief Juncker lashes out at leaders over top job methods

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is criticizing the way European Union leaders chose his successor and others for the bloc’s top jobs for the next five years. Juncker said Friday that “the process was not very transparent.” After marathon talks, EU leaders nominated...

World 05.07.19 | 12:21

More than 40 Swiss military staff hit with vomiting bug

More than 40 military staff and recruits at an academy in central Switzerland were sent to hospital on Thursday after they suddenly fell violently ill, the government said. The Swiss defence department said that on Thursday afternoon, 43 recruits and members of the Jassbach academy in Linden, in Bern...

World 05.07.19 | 11:33

7 Americans killed in helicopter crash off the Bahamas

A helicopter carrying seven Americans to Fort Lauderdale, Florida crashed Thursday off Grand Cay island in the Bahamas, killing everyone on aboard, Bahamian police said. A statement from the Royal Bahamas Police Force said the helicopter went missing shortly after leaving Big Grand Cay and authorities...

World 04.07.19 | 22:53

6.4 magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. The epicentre was 9.4 kilometres from the town of Ridgcrest, which numbers around 30,000 people, around 180 kilometres north-east of Los Angeles. Local media, speaking to Ridgcrest residents,...

World 03.07.19 | 14:52

David Sassoli elected as new European Parliament president

The European Parliament has elected Italian socialist EU lawmaker David-Maria Sassoli as its new president in a second round of voting. “We have got to be leading the necessary, indeed the vital, change to make Europe stronger and to modernize it,” Sassoli said ahead of the vote, citing climate change,...

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