Category: World
World 11.06.20 | 11:17

Been there, done that: For Macedonians, protests in the US ring a familiar bell

A mob spout slogans in unison, fists raised, endless threats aimed at political opponents and monuments defaced and destroyed. The scenes from the American and British cities these past days are very familiar to Macedonians, who had a Colored Revolution organized in our own country in 2015 and 2016. The...

World 10.06.20 | 19:35

Greek frigate which tried to intercept a ship sailing to Libya pushed back by Turkish frigates

The Turkish navy forced a Greek frigate to turn away as it was trying to intercept a ship carrying a cargo for Libya. Greece and Turkey support rival factions in the war torn country, and recently the GNA Government, supported by Turkey, was able to push back its rival General Haftar. It is believed...

World 08.06.20 | 11:31

Council members support replacing Minneapolis police following George Floyd’s death

Nine of 12 members of the city council in Minneapolis have expressed their support for disbanding and replacing the city’s beleaguered police department, according to media reports Sunday. At a rally Sunday afternoon, city council members including City Council President Lisa Bender and City Council...

World 08.06.20 | 10:24

New Zealand to lift restrictions after declaring it is Covid-19 free

New Zealand has announced that it will be lifting its coronavirus restrictions after the country on Monday declared that it had no known active cases of Covid-19. The last remaining case, a woman from Auckland, has now been symptom- free for 48 hours and is regarded as recovered, the Ministry of Health...

World 06.06.20 | 19:08

No other nation endured such as century as the Hungarians did, Orban says on the centennial of the Trianon treaty

No other nation endured a century like the Hungarian nation did, said Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the centennial commemoration of the Trianon treaty. Hungary was partitioned after the First World War, losing much of its territory to Romania, Slovakia, Serbia, Croatia and Ukraine. We have not only...

World 06.06.20 | 12:02

Orban in first visit to Belarus

Viktor Orban paid a visit to Belaraus, a first for a Hungarian Prime Minister since the independence. From Minsk, Orban called for the lifting of the EU sanctions on Belarus and for expansion of trade and other ties. We can’t build partnership with sanctions, Orban said during a joint press conference...

World 05.06.20 | 10:32

Central European countries open borders

Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic and Slovakia open their borders starting today. The four countries determined that the coronavirus epidemic is sufficiently under control to allow an end to the restrictions on free movement. Citizens will be allowed to cross the borders without showing a coronavirus...

World 02.06.20 | 09:20

George Floyd’s death was homicide, medical examiner’s report says

A local medical examiner’s report lists the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer in Minneapolis last week, as a homicide. The new report released by the Hennepin County medical examiner lists the cause of death as “cardiopulmonary arrest complicating...

World 01.06.20 | 22:15

This is what travelling will look like after the pandemic

Tourist corridor and travel bubble – those who wish to travel have been introduced to these new terms in recent weeks. The pandemic has done quite a number on tourism, like everything else, and now the tourism industry is trying to do anything to revive and recover, which cannot be done without new...

World 31.05.20 | 20:11

Budapest police arrested the lawyer who blackmailed and robbed his own client

The perpetrator acquired hundreds of millions of HUF in assets, diamonds, cash, and real estates. As the Hungarian news portal 24.hu reports, the case started in 2014 when the 43-year-old lawyer was entrusted by an inventive businessman to perform the legal duties of his company that distributed cosmetic...

World 31.05.20 | 15:09

American magazine chose Hungary again among the most popular places to invest!

Hungary is among the most popular places to invest for the third time consecutively. Furthermore, according to the Site Selection, an American economic magazine specialised on investment issues, they chose the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency the best on the field in the region, Daily News Hungary...

World 31.05.20 | 11:48

Protesters break curfew across the US on another night of fury and frustrations over George Floyd’s killing

Protests over the death of George Floyd raged from coast to coast — with crowds breaking curfew in major cities on another night of fury and frustrations, CNN reported. Fires burned and and tear gas canisters flew in Minneapolis as people threw objects at officers. In Seattle, smoke filled the...

World 29.05.20 | 12:13

Orban expresses gratitude to the nation on his 10th anniversary as Prime Minister

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban expressed his gratitude to the public on the 10th anniversary of assuming the office. Orban shared a video that presents the most important moments of his second, now decade long term in office, including the economic successes, but also the fight against illegal...

World 27.05.20 | 18:14

Merkel: We are still at the start of the pandemic

Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has a better grip on the pandemic but warned that people must remain careful and vigilant. Merkel spoke out after a meeting with the heads of government of eastern German states in Berlin on Wednesday, May 27th. Merkel said that “we are still at the start of...

World 25.05.20 | 18:40

Spain to lift quarantine for foreign tourists from July 1

Spain will lift a requirement for foreign tourists to undergo a two-week quarantine from July 1, the government said on Monday in a statement, Reuters reports. Under current restrictions, visitors from abroad must isolate themselves for two weeks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Foreign Minister...

World 23.05.20 | 12:54

French Navy filmed escorting illegal migrants to the British coast

As a sign that Britain’s immigration scandal is intensifying, a French Navy vessel was recently filmed escorting an illegal migrant boat into British waters. The ship’s transponder shows that this was not its first trip away from France and that it has carried out several similar missions,...

World 22.05.20 | 23:07

Britain requires travellers from abroad to enter 14-day quarantine

All travellers entering Britain after June 8 must self isolate for two weeks in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel announced at a press conference on Friday. Travellers entering the country must provide an address and contact details where they...

World 22.05.20 | 22:42

NATO Secretary General: All allies must remain committed to Open Skies Treaty

NATO Allies met today to discuss the Open Skies Treaty. We are firmly committed to the preservation of effective international arms control, disarmament, and non-proliferation. We all agree that all states party to the Open Skies Treaty must fully implement their commitments and obligations. All NATO...

World 22.05.20 | 21:52

Russian lab approves coronavirus vaccine after testing on themselves

A Russian state laboratory team has given tentative approval to a potential coronavirus vaccine that they tested on themselves, state media reported on Friday. “There are no side effects,” research director Alexander Ginzburg said in comments carried by state news agency TASS. The Gamaleya National...

World 22.05.20 | 11:50

V4: The threat isn’t over yet, Orban warns

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban warned the public that the threat of the coronavirus has not pass yet and urged them to remain vigilant. Orban said that the country will continue to relax the precautionary measures, starting with the smaller towns and leaving the densely populated metropolis of...

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