Tag: US
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The White House has confirmed US troops are being withdrawn from Syria, after President Donald Trump said the Islamic State (IS) group had been “defeated” there.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...