Tag: US
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 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...

Macedonia 08.05.19 | 09:53

Dimitrov to leave the country whose name he changed for a new job in the US

Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov will leave Macedonia soon for a new job as Senior Advisor and Analyst at the Brookings Institute in Washington DC, diplomatic sources told Magazine. Minister Dimitrov received this job offer in America in the period prior to the signing of the Prespa Agreement, personally...

World 15.02.19 | 23:45

At least one killed in Illinois shooting, multiple injured

At least one person has been killed in a shooting in Aurora, Illinois after a gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant on Friday, city and law enforcement officials said. The city of Aurora said in a Tweet the suspect had been apprehended 40 minutes after police responded to the “active shooter”...

World 13.02.19 | 12:43

US national debt hits 22 trillion dollars, new record

The national debt of the United States hit a new record on Tuesday, according to data from the Treasury, reaching a whopping 22 trillion dollars. US President Donald Trump’s tax cuts, which passed through a Republican-led Congress in December 2017, notably increased the debt. However, the debt has...

Balkans 13.02.19 | 10:44

US officials criticize Pristina for ignoring advice on tariffs

Three US officials have criticized Pristina for ignoring Washington’s advice to revoke the 100 percent tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, the KoSSev portal reported. “After our requests to suspend the tariffs went unheeded, we have decided to take steps to show our concern, including...

Life 01.02.19 | 19:39

Here are the wildest photos of the polar vortex rocking the US

A polar vortex swept through the Midwest this week, bringing with it historic low temperatures in some areas. Chicago, which was particularly hard-hit, dropped below -20 degrees on Thursday, with wind chill bringing temperatures down into the blistering -40s, Vice reported. The cold snap has claimed...

World 30.01.19 | 23:24

US freezes and Australia swelters

Temperatures in Australia have reached record highs this summer and people and animals are suffering. Western suburbs like Penrith are expected to end January with lows of 38°C and highs of 41°C and the overall average January temperatures are 3,3 degrees higher this year, Getaway writes. Many animals...

Culture 02.01.19 | 12:47

US and Israel withdraw from UNESCO

The United States and Israel officially quit the U.N.’s educational, scientific and cultural agency at the stroke of midnight, the culmination of a process triggered more than a year ago amid concerns that the organization fosters anti-Israel bias. The withdrawal is mainly procedural yet serves a new...

World 20.12.18 | 13:01

US announces withdrawal of troops from Syria

The White House has confirmed US troops are being withdrawn from Syria, after President Donald Trump said the Islamic State (IS) group had been “defeated” there. Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said the US troops had already begun to return home, the BBC reports. Some 2,000 troops have helped rid much...