Category: World
World 13.11.19 | 19:08

Ton of cocaine washed ashore in France

In the one month since mid-October, when the first small and strange, black packages appeared on the Atlantic coast of France, more than a tonne of cocaine has been washed ashore. Authorities have launched an investigation to find out where the huge amount of particularly pure cocaine (83 per cent purity)...

World 13.11.19 | 13:46

Creator of “Colored Revolution” in Macedonia behind Morales’s downfall in Bolivia

The leader of the CANVAS organization, Srdjan Popovic is behind the downfall of the Bolivian President Evo Morales, Republika.rs writes. The former leader of the “Otpor” organization that “democratically” overthrew many governments around the world is also behind the Bolivian...

World 13.11.19 | 09:45

For the first time in 30 years, the US admits zero refugees in October

The United States government admitted no refugees last month for the first time since records began. Advocacy group World Relief said October 2019 was the first month in 30 years that the US government failed to allow a single refugee to resettle. The US was the world’s leading refugee resettlement...

World 11.11.19 | 20:25

New EC president attacks Macron for opening the door to Russia in Western Balkans after blocking EU membership talks for Macedonia and Albania and

French President Emmanuel Macron has opened the door to Russia in the Western Balkans after blocking EU membership talks for Macedonia and Albania, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said in Berlin. She urged European leaders to start accession talks immediately because as she said...

World 11.11.19 | 11:09

Another inconclusive election in Spain as the Vox party more than doubles its number of seats

Spanish voters had another inconclusive elections, with the social-democrats winning the most votes, but losing a few seats and falling far short of the majority necessary to form a government, and the nationalists greatly increasing their representation. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez saw his PSOE party...

World 10.11.19 | 22:06

Young man killed, another critically injured in an attack in Malmo

A 15 year old boy was killed in a pizza place shoot out in the Swedish city of Malmo.  Another young man was badly injured in the attack that was carried out on Saturday evening. The attackers fled on bicycles after killing the boy. Within minutes, in a different part of the city, a bomb planted underneath...

World 08.11.19 | 10:57

Orban: We are safe as long as Erdogan is in power

Turkey plays a key role in stopping millions of migrants en route to Hungary and Europe, though the Hungarian opposition cannot or will not understand it. Any attempt to oust Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would be in the interest of “migration forces”, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor...

World 05.11.19 | 10:24

US begins formal withdrawal from Paris climate accord

The US began the formal process of withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday, the first available day for Washington to legally make the move. US President Donald Trump was a staunch opponent of the accord when he ran for office, and his administration...

World 04.11.19 | 14:33

Leftist and liberal EU politicians come out in support of Laura Kovesi, as she faces criminal charges in Romania

After the corruption charges initiated in Romania against Laura Conduta Kovesi, the newly appointed  European prosecutor, a number of leftist and ALDE EU politicians came to support the former chief prosecutor of Romania’s National Anti-Corruption Agency (DNA), instead of condemning her. Frans...

World 01.11.19 | 12:00

Russia brought in a law to try to disconnect its internet from the rest of the world

A law introducing new controls on the internet has come into force in Russia amid concerns it may be used by the government to silence its critics, BBC reported. In theory, the “sovereign internet” law gives officials wide-ranging powers to restrict traffic on the Russian web. The Kremlin...

World 31.10.19 | 10:55

At least 73 killed on Pakistan train after gas stove explodes

At least 73 passengers died when a train travelling from the Pakistani city of Karachi to Rawalpindi caught fire, BBC reported. Minister for railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, said the fire was caused by the explosion of a gas cylinder being used by passengers cooking breakfast. The blaze is thought to have...

World 30.10.19 | 20:51

V4: Hungary vetoes Ukraine’s NATO membership candidacy

Hungary refused to sign a NATO Ambassadors’ joint statement on Ukraine’s candidacy for NATO membership on Wednesday. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto stated: “Hungary won’t surrender the Transcarpathian Hungarian community to geopolitics,” V4 news agency reports. Hungary...

World 30.10.19 | 18:43

Plane crashes near apartment complex in Atlanta area

A small plane crashed into an Atlanta-area townhome Wednesday morning, killing at least one person, authorities said. A second person who was on the plane was unaccounted for, DeKalb County Fire Capt. Dion Bentley told reporters. The Piper PA-28 plane crashed shortly after taking off from DeKalb-Peachtree...

World 30.10.19 | 10:39

V4: Oliver Varhelyi and Thierry Breton are new EU commissioners-designate

Following formal interviews the day before, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has formally nominated Hungarian Oliver Varhelyi and French Thierry Breton as commissioners, a spokeswoman for the body confirmed on Tuesday, the V4 news agency reported. Responding to questions from...

World 29.10.19 | 21:26

EU agrees to delay Brexit

The European Union formalized Britain’s third delay to its Brexit departure date on Tuesday, pushing back the October 31 deadline by up to three months and preventing the country from crashing out without a deal on Friday. “The EU27 has formally adopted the extension. It may be the last one. Please...

World 28.10.19 | 21:48

Two injured in shooting at French mosque, man arrested

Two men in their seventies were seriously injured on Monday when a man opened fire at a mosque in the southern French city of Bayonne, local authorities said. A man in his eighties was arrested shortly afterwards, according to a police source. The attack came after two weeks of rancorous debate in France...

World 28.10.19 | 11:12

V4: Salvini wins blowout regional election in Umbria

Matteo Salvini right wing party League, which was recently pushed out of the Italian Government by machinations of the left wing and centrist parties despite its overwhelming lead in the polls, won a major victory in the elections in the region of Umbria. The League won 58 percent of the votes, 20 points...

World 28.10.19 | 11:01

V4: Far left, far right win in the German state of Thuringia

Regional elections in the German state of Thuringia revealed the continued drop of the social-democratic SPD party and delived wins for the far left Linke and the far right AfD parties,  the V4 news agency reported. Linke won the elections in this part of former East Germany with 29.5 percent of the...

World 27.10.19 | 18:32

Reeker testified against President Trump

Former US Ambassador to Macedonia Philip Reeker, who is currently the acting Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia, testified yesterday behind closed doors over his knowledge into the Ukraine scandal. According to media reports and Democratic leaks, Reeker turned on President Trump and...

World 27.10.19 | 10:10

ISIS leader Al Baghdadi believed to have been killed in Syria

The leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al – Baghdadi is believed to have been killed in a US operation. President Donald Trump tweeted that “Something very big has just happened!”, prompting reports speculation that Al – Baghdadi has been located in Syria’s Idlib province. His killing...

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