Thursday, July 18, 2019
French President Emmanuel Macron has demanded an explanation from Iran for their arrest of Franco-Iranian academic researcher Fariba Adelkhah. The 60-year-old anthropologist is a senior research fellow at Sciences Po university in Paris. Her arrest comes at a time when...
Hundreds of mourners turned out on Monday (Jul 8) to bid a final farewell to Brazilian music legend Joao Gilberto at a public vigil in Rio de Janeiro. Wreathes placed around the semi-open coffin in the city's majestic Municipal Theatre paid...
There will be approximately 519.7 million people living in the European Union by 2020, according to United Nations forecasts. The study analysed the change in each country's population since 1950 to make their predictions. Population in nearly all EU member states...
European Parliament group Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party has announced it will rebrand as Renew Europe. The move comes after French President Emmanuel Macron's En Marche party, as well as other national parties, joined the group known...
A Moldovan court has temporarily stripped pro-Russian President Igor Dodon of his duties, a move that has deepened an ongoing political crisis in the country. The Constitutional Court appointed former prime minister Pavel Filip as interim president, who immediately signed...
Pope Francis warned ideological attempts to sow fear or division in society on Sunday as he paid tribute to Christians in Romania killed or persecuted under Communism. His comments came on the final day of his visit too the majority-Orthodox...
Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday. The assessment is...
North Korea's Kim Jong-un and Russia's Vladimir Putin have pledged to boost ties at their first ever summit. The pair shook hands on Russky Island near the port city of Vladivostok, in Russia's far east. The Kremlin said the leaders would...
Euro zone headline and core inflation slowed in March, flash estimates showed on Monday, supporting the European Central Bank’s decision to delay a planned tightening of monetary policy. The European Union’s statistics office Eurostat said consumer prices in the 19...
At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port information, as well as interviews with brokers and traders. The...

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