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Richard Grenell: Serbia-Kosovo Agreement Results From Trump’s Different Brand Of Diplomacy

President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia and Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti of Kosovo took an enormous step toward a long-term resolution of their historic conflict...

Biden Accepts Democratic Party Nomination

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has formally accepted the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination to take on incumbent President Donald Trump on 3rd November....

Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech

The final day of the Republican National Convention took place on 27th August, culminating in President Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican nomination for...

Montenegro

Montenegro Election: First Projections Point To A Tight Race

In Montenegro, the ruling DPS was nearly neck-and-neck with its main rivals, according to early and incomplete projections of the Sunday vote.  The first projection...

CHINA

China Volkswagen To Test Autonomous Vehicles In Chinese City Hefei

Volkswagen AG announced it will start testing autonomous vehicles in China’s eastern city of Hefei, its first in the world’s biggest car market. China...

Japan’s Shinzo Abe To Step Down As PM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said he had decided to step down due to worsening health conditions, and said he apologised to...

SWITZERLAND

World Economic Forum Says Annual Meeting In Davos To Be Delayed Until Summer 2021

The World Economic Forum has announced its decision to postpone the upcoming annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, due to safety concerns and in an...

USA

American Airlines To Cut 19,000 Jobs In October Without Aid

American Airlines announced its workforce will shrink by 40,000, including 19,000 involuntary cuts, in October as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh heavy on...

USA

Mark Zuckerberg’s Personal Wealth Hits $100 Billion After Instagram Reels Launch

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on 5th August the rollout of new Instagram Reels across the U.S., which has boosted Zuckerberg’s wealth to $100...

The EU Does Not Recognize Belarus Election Results

Members of the European Council held a video conference, at which they discussed the situation after the presidential elections in Belarus on 9 August. "As...

Germany Rated Top Global Leader For Third Year In A Row

Germany is the top-rated global power for the third consecutive year, according to a new survey of adults in more than 100 countries. The...

Trump Suggests Delay To 2020 US Presidential Election

Donald Trump has suggested November’s presidential election be postponed, saying increased postal voting could lead to fraud and inaccurate results. He floated a delay...

Buckingham Palace Launches It’s Own Brand Of Gin

Queen Elizabeth II‘s is famous for her passions, from horse riding to raising corgis; the monarch is also well known for her love of...

Paris Introduces Floating Movie Theatre With Socially Distant Boats

In the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Paris has introduced the concept of a floating movie theatre. Keeping social distancing in mind, which...

EU Allocates €2.2bn Funding For 140 Transport

The European Union (EU) has announced €2.2bn in funding for 140 transport projects through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Rail will receive the lion’s...

World’s Tallest Mass Timber Building

The Australian software company Atlassian is putting its new headquarters in state-of-the-art mass timber and steel skyscraper. While the 40-story building will be the...

Macron Appoints Jean Castex As New Prime Minister Of France

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday appointed Jean Castex to replace Edouard Philippe as prime minister. French government resigned, just before a French court said...

UK To Start Post-Brexit Trade Talks With Japan

The UK and Japan are set to begin talks on Tuesday aimed at reaching agreement on a post-Brexit trade deal. The negotiations come as London...

India, Ireland, Mexico And Norway Win Seats On UN Security Council

Four countries were elected to two-year terms on the U.N. Security Council in the first major vote held at the world body amid the...

EU To Curb Foreign State-backed Acquisitions

The European Commission (EC) on Wednesday opened a public consultation to help prepare legislation intended to tighten its regulatory mechanisms that prevent foreign state-backed...

US Officially Enters A Recession Caused By COVID-19

The National Bureau of Economic Research said Monday the U.S. economy peaked in February, ending the longest expansion in U.S. history at 128 months,...

Jeff Bezos Could Become World’s First Trillionaire

We already have trillion-dollar companies. How soon before we have our first trillionaire? According to Comparisun, a company which allows small-to-medium-sized firms to compare different...

UK Protesters Tear Down Slave Trader Statue

A slave trader's statue in Bristol has been torn down and thrown into the harbour during the second day of anti-racism protests across the...

The Franco-German Proposal for a COVID-19 Recovery Fund

One Giant Leap For Europe?

The Franco-German proposal for a COVID-19 recovery fund is not quite the “Hamiltonian moment” that some have claimed. But, by reshaping the debate on...

16 US Cities Call In National Guard As Protests Rage

At least 30 US cities were hit with massive demonstrations over the weekend over the police-custody death of George Floyd, with more than two...

France Saw An 80 Per Cent Drop In Auction Sales During The Covid-19 Lockdown

A new study from France’s Voluntary Sales Council found that auctions held during the nation’s COVID-19 lockdown saw an 80 per cent drop in...

Norway Deployed 51 MW Of Solar In 2019

Norway reached 120 MW of solar generation capacity at the end of 2019, according to figures released by Norwegian solar industry body the Solenergiklyngen...

Demand For Private Jets Rises In Russia

Russia’s confirmed cases of Covid-19 are spiking, and its wealthiest residents are looking to private aviation for an escape. Even though many airlines have...

Turkey Launches a Healthy Tourism Certification Program

Healthy Tourism Certification program was prepared under the leadership of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, with the contributions of the Ministries of...

H.E. Jørn Gjelstad, Norwegian Ambassador

Norway Introduced Corona Act

Today I believe we have managed to control and contain the spread of COVID-19 effectively in Norway. I remember 12 March when the Norwegian Government...

Angela Merkel

Chancellor’s Scientific Background Could Save Germany

Today, we face the global outbreak of a disease that has the potential to catalyze what the historian Eva Schlotheuber terms a “pandemic of...

US

Apple Announces New iPhone SE

Apple has announced a new iPhone SE, reviving a mid-market brand it had discontinued in 2018. It resembles the form of 2017’s iPhone 8,...

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Richard Grenell: Serbia-Kosovo Agreement Results From Trump’s Different Brand Of Diplomacy

President Aleksandar Vučić of Serbia and Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti of Kosovo took an enormous step toward a long-term...

Agreement On Normalisation Of Economic Relations Between Belgrade And Pristina Signed

President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and Prime Minister of the Provisional Institutions of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti signed an Agreement...

Symbols Of Belgrade Lit In Colors Of The Polish Flag

On the occasion of marking the 40th anniversary of the founding of the "Solidarity" movement, Branko's Bridge, the Bridge...

Montenegro Election: First Projections Point To A Tight Race

In Montenegro, the ruling DPS was nearly neck-and-neck with its main rivals, according to early and incomplete projections of...

Gorenje To Hire 600 Temp Workers Due To Surge In Orders

Slovenian home appliance manufacturer Gorenje is hiring some 600 temporary workers to cope with a record number of orders....