Saturday, December 15, 2018

World News

Gibraltar Spat Holds Up Brexit

Gibraltar is turning into a serious Brexit headache. Even as Theresa May was meeting European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels to iron out remaining...

Wall Street equity traders to get biggest bonuses in 2018

Equity traders on Wall Street are expected to take home the biggest bonuses this year as a surge in volatility boosted client activity, but...

Facebook Admits PR Attack to George Soros

Elliot Schrage, Facebook’s head of communication and policy, published a blog post detailing the company’s decision to hire Definers Public Affairs, a Republican opposition...

Hasim Thaci Meets With Trump and Putin

Kosovar President Hasim Thaci says he agreed with U.S. President Donald Trump on the need to reach a final and comprehensive peace agreement between Kosovo and Serbia.

Centenary of End of WWI Marked with Paris Ceremony

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — precisely 100 years after fighting halted in the first world war...

Austria’s Colonel Suspected Of Spying For Russia

The Austrian chancellor and defense minister said the case came to light as a result of information from another European intelligence agency. Relations between Russia...

‘Devil winds’ killed 25 people

Severe hot and dry “devil winds” kicked up on Sunday, November 11th in fire ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the...

Four Balkan Countries to Explore 2030 World Cup Bid

Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania will explore a potential joint Balkan bid to host the 2030 World Cup, said Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. A...

Indonesian Jet Crashed Killing All 189 People on Board

Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (KNKT) said on today the airspeed indicator was damaged for the last four flights of the Boeing Co. 737...

Serbia Hosting Chinese Forums to Boost Cooperation With Eastern Europe

A third summit of transport ministers from China and 16 countries in Central and Eastern Europe is being held in Belgrade this week. Simultaneous with...

Canada becomes second country to legalise recreational marijuana

Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. Medical marijuana has been legal in the country since 2001. But...

Rolls-Royce’ of whisky fetches record $1 million at auction

A rare bottle of single malt Scotch whisky has been sold for a record-breaking $1 million. With a label designed by a Beatles album artist the bottle is seen as a work of art — but that may not keep it from being drunk.

Beijing Design Week pays ‘homage to life’

The 2018 Beijing Design Week gets underway on September 29, with its opening ceremony set to take place at the China Millennium Monument. This year,...

Food attraction planned for Netherlands in 2021

A new attraction marketing itself as a “food experience” will open in 2021 in the Netherlands. The World Food Centre is being created to bring...

Old art in a digital era

Oracle-bone inscriptions

Germany to spend billions to stop China buying up vital tech firms

Senior German officials are working on changes to foreign trade regulations to ensure that key technologies remain in German hands. These would include government...

Trump considering permanent military presence In Poland

U.S. President Donald Trump has said his administration was considering a request for a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland. Trump made the comments in...

Japan drives forward with plans for flying cars

Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking and clearing smog...
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