Category: World
World 21.09.19 | 16:58

Ukraine’s President made a hilarious presentation at a conference

The President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has leaked the hilarious whatsapp group chat of World Leaders. This whatsapp group includes leaders of Ukraine, United States of America, England, France, Germany, Spain, Finland, Russia, China, Denmark, North Korea, South Korea. This group also includes International...

World 20.09.19 | 15:42

V4: Russia to deliver gas to Bulgaria and Hungary bypassing Ukraine

Bulgaria continues to buy Russian gas, but the country wants to bypass Ukraine in the future. Hungary is also looking for alternative solutions to the Ukrainian gas transit through the future Russian gas pipeline running towards Turkey, the V4 news agency reports. The Bulgarian state gas operator has...

World 20.09.19 | 13:52

V4: Budapest: withdrawing EU funds as a political punishment is unacceptable

Hungarian members of the European Parliament protested against the attempts to cut funding in the next EU budget. The European People’s Party sided with the Hungarian ruling Fidesz party in its call to block the changes to the budget, the V4 news agency reported. According to the Council, the government...

World 19.09.19 | 14:25

Macedonia – the main provenance for counterfeit alcoholic beverages

New figures released by the European Commission today show that the number of interceptions of fake goods being imported into the EU increased in 2018 due to a large amount of small parcels in express and postal traffic. Detention figures for seized consignments jumped from 57,433 in 2017 to 69,354 in...

World 19.09.19 | 13:37

Trump signs wall during visit to US-Mexico border

The border wall literally became President Donald Trump’s signature project Wednesday. Trump used a permanent marker to sign a new portion of the rust-colored metal barrier, reinforced with concrete and rebar, rising as high as 9 meters at Otay Mesa, a suburb of San Diego that separates California...

World 19.09.19 | 13:16

Macron and Conte: EU must introduce a new system for redistribution of migrants

European Union countries will soon strike a deal on the “automatic” redistribution of sea migrants, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday, days ahead of a key meeting on the issue. “I am convinced that we can agree on an automatic redistribution mechanism” that will be coordinated...

World 17.09.19 | 19:41

Snowden: Trump’s never really known a love that he hasn’t had to pay for

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden slammed President Donald Trump as someone that “has never known a love that he hasn’t paid for” in an MSNBC interview that will be broadcast late on Monday evening, Newsweek reports. Hours before Snowden’s chat with MSNBC anchor...

World 17.09.19 | 19:13

Italy’s Matteo Renzi to form new party after exiting Democratic Party

Former Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Tuesday announced his decision to leave the center-left Democratic Party (PD) to form his own centrist-leaning party in a move that could destabilize Rome’s new government, DW reported. “After seven years of friendly fire I think we must take...

World 17.09.19 | 12:56

Afghan President Ghani narrowly avoids a Taliban bomb, 24 people killed

At least 24 people were killed in an assassination attempt against Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the Parwan province today. The President narrowly avoided the blast of a bomb placed on a motorcycle. Ghani was campaigning in the northern province ahead of the presidential elections planned for September...

World 16.09.19 | 19:42

Coach full of passengers raced down a motorway without a driver in Czechia, V4 reports

A 41 year old passenger of a bus is praised as a hero after he jumped into the driver’s seat after the driver fainted. About 50 people were on a motorway in the Czech Republic, driving at full speed, when the driver felt ill and fainted. The vehicle drifted back and forth on the motorway with 50...

World 16.09.19 | 14:18

Zakharova: US must apologize for bombing former Yugoslavia

The United States must apologize for bombing the former Yugoslavia back in 1999 and pay compensation to the relatives of those killed and injured in the US-backed NATO air raids, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Sunday, TASS reported. And for a start, the United States should...

World 16.09.19 | 12:57

Trump suggests US is ready to retaliate after attacks on Saudi oil

President Donald Trump has suggested that the United States is ready to retaliate for weekend attacks on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. “Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked. There is reason to believe that we know the culprit,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. The US is ready to retaliate: “[We]...

World 15.09.19 | 12:16

Salvini: Conte has surrendered to Europe

The Italian government announced on Saturday that it gave the Ocean Viking rescue ship, carrying 82 migrants, permission to dock at Lampedusa, after declaring the island safe. While the number of civilian ships docking in Italy has drastically decreased under former Interior Minister Matteo Salvini,...

World 14.09.19 | 20:03

Italy opens its borders shortly after Salvini’s ouster, V4 reports

Migrants could once again flood Italy across the Mediterranean if newly appointed Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese abandons the consistent migration policy of her predecessor Matteo Salvini. The V4 news agency reports that Salvini’s approach of closing the Italian ports has been the...

World 13.09.19 | 17:10

Four dead as torrential rain and floods batter Spain

Four people have died as heavy rain and flash-flooding continue to batter south-eastern Spain, swelling rivers, turning roads into torrents and forcing the shutdown of two regional airports, Guardian reports. Police in Almería said a middle-aged man died in the early hours of Friday after his car became...

World 13.09.19 | 15:54

Kurz prepares for a “decent centre-right government” in Austria, V4 reports

The argument between Austrian People’s Party (OVP) president Sebastian Kurz and Freedom Party (FPO) leader Norbert Hofer was the most interesting part of the debate organised by Austrian public TV channel ORF on Wednesday. The leaders of the six parties most likely to win seats in parliament took...

World 12.09.19 | 12:19

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans rally for independence

Hundreds of thousands of independence supporters took to the streets in Barcelona on the National Day of Catalonia. The Placa d’Espanya began filling up with demonstrators Wednesday afternoon with the words “goal independence” emblazoned on the monument on the central plaza. About 600,000 were...

World 12.09.19 | 10:10

DW: New EU Enlargement Commissioner – Orban’s triumph over EU

Deutsche Welle assesses that former Hungarian Justice Minister Laszlo Trocsanyi’s election as new Enlargement Commissioner is a diplomatic triumph for Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, as Trocsanyi is considered “a man who is fully loyal to Orban”. The last Hungarian EU Commissioner...

World 11.09.19 | 18:11

Johnson: We will leave European Union on October 31, with or without an exit deal

Opposition lawmakers urged British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to recall parliament on Wednesday after Scotland’s highest court ruled that his suspension of the legislature is unlawful. Parliament was suspended early Tuesday after Johnson said he wanted to submit his government programme in a new...

World 11.09.19 | 17:54

America marks 18th anniversary of 9/11 terror attack

Bells tolled across New York City, President Trump spoke at the Pentagon and moments of silence were observed across the nation Wednesday as America commemorated the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, USA Today reported. A moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m. ET to mark the time...

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