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Barbados Removes Queen Elizabeth II As Head Of State, Becomes Republic

The Caribbean island has now become the world's newest republic and is inaugurating its first ever Barbadian president. Barbados removed Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of...

Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey Steps Down As CEO

The long-time CEO of Twitter will be replaced by the company's chief technology officer Parag Agrawal. In a letter, Dorsey said he was "really...

Beijing Olympics: What Could A Diplomatic Boycott Achieve?

Calls for a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Olympics over China's human rights abuses are growing louder. What...

An Order That Looks Beyond Just Economics, Prioritises Humans

Empirically speaking, downturns are followed by recovery. The Indian economy is beginning to bounce back with economic output...

Cuba Inaugurates Center To Preserve Castro Writings

Cuba on Thursday inaugurated a center to preserve the writings of its revolutionary hero Fidel Castro as part...

Annalena Baerbock Germany’s First Woman Foreign Minister

Annalena Baerbock, the co-president of the German Green Party, will take over the position of the Minister of...

Protests Against Covid Rules And Lockdowns Erupt Across Europe

Protests against fresh Covid-19 restrictions have rocked Europe over the weekend, with demonstrations breaking out in places such...

Brazil Deforestation: Number Of Trees Cut Down In Amazon Reaches Highest Level Since 2006

Environment Minister Joaquim Pereira Leite admits the deforestation amounts to a series of "crimes", but says increased protections have recently...

Amazon To Stop Accepting Visa Credit Cards In UK

Amazon will stop accepting Visa credit cards issued in the UK from 19 January, the online retail giant...

Fauci: COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rising Among Vaccinated

COVID-19 hospitalizations are rising among people who are fully vaccinated, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute for Allergy...

U.S. To Lift Restrictions Nov 8 For Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

The White House will lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for fully vaccinated international visitors starting Nov. 8, ending historic...

Climate Change In 11 Charts

With COP26 underway, the climate crisis is in the spotlight. Here are the most important facts relating to...

COP26: World Leaders Back Deal To End Deforestation By 2030

More than 100 world leaders, including Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, are supporting the agreement at the COP26 climate summit....

G20 Leaders Have Formally Endorsed A 15 Percent Global Corporate Minimum Tax

President Joe Biden and other world leaders at the G20 summit on Saturday have formally endorsed a global...

Pope Francis: COP26 Must Offer Concrete Hope To Future Generations

Political leaders must give "concrete hope" to future generations that they are taking the radical steps neededto tackle...

Germany’s Merkel To Bring Likely Successor To G20 Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited her likely successor Finance Minister Olaf Scholz to join bilateral discussions with...

Turkey To Declare 10 Ambassadors ‘Persona Non Grata’

The move means 10 ambassadors — including those of Germany and the United States — are now just...

The Remote British Island That Remains Untouched By Covid

Alasdair and Gill Maclean say they felt a bit guilty having spent much of the past year happily...

Russia Suspends Its Mission To NATO

The Kremlin is also closing the alliance's liaison mission in Moscow. The announcement comes after NATO expelled eight...

Austria’s Alexander Schallenberg Sworn In As Chancellor After Sebastian Kurtz Quits

 Austrian foreign minister Alexander Schallenberg was sworn in as chancellor on Monday after fellow conservative Sebastian Kurz stepped...

5 Things You Should Know About Europe’s Energy Crisis

Europeans are bracing themselves for what could be a long, cold and expensive winter. Rising energy costs are...

EIB And EBRD To Deepen Cooperation Outside EU: Presidents Hoyer And Renaud-Basso Sign Framework Agreement

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have agreed to deepen...

Biden’s Collaborative Containment Strategy

While some in China have interpreted US President Joe Biden’s recent overture to Chinese President Xi Jinping as...

Geopolitics

Urging An End To Border Tensions

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen used her latest tour of the Balkans to call for an...

Due To The Climate Change

Global Coffee Prices Will Jump Further

Global coffee prices forecast to hit $4.44 a kilogram due to Brazilian cold snap following a string of...

Aukus Pact: France And US Seek To Mend Rift

France and the US have made efforts to end a row which started last week with the announcement...

FDA Panel Backs COVID-19 Boosters Only For Elderly And High-Risk

Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a US government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to...

Venice Film Festival 2021: List Of Winners

The 78th Venice Film Festival came to close this evening of September 11, 2021. The Closing Ceremony saw...

El Salvador Leads World In Adopting Bitcoin As Official Currency

El Salvador on Tuesday became the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender, a real-world experiment proponents...

Taliban Celebrate Victory As Last U.S. Troops Leave Afghanistan

Celebratory gunfire resounded across Kabul on Tuesday as Taliban fighters took control of the airport before dawn, after...

Afghanistan: US To Complete Evacuations Despite Attack, Says Biden

President Joe Biden says the US airlift from Kabul will continue despite a jihadist attack that killed over...

BBC: German Elections 2021: Simple Guide To Vote Ending Merkel Era

For the first time in 15 years, one opinion poll this week has given the centre left a...

Serbia And European Union For Innovation

The synergy effect created from the partnership between the Republic of Serbia and the European Union has given a...

Mokra Gora Announced One Of The Best Tourism Villages Of 2021

The best examples of villages embracing tourism to provide opportunity and drive sustainable development have been celebrated at the...

WTA Suspends Tournaments In China

Beijing took umbrage on Thursday at the suspension of Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tournaments in China in solidarity with...

Sustainable Construction Protects Serbia

Sustainable construction reduces the consumption of non-renewable resources, promotes the use of renewable energy sources, minimizes waste, creates healthier...

Multimedia And Creative Services Workers Lead The Region

Southeast Europe’s online labour market is becoming increasingly attractive to those with a less sophisticated skillset. The negative aspect...