Putin signs treaty to incorporate Crimea

Pro-Kremlin activists gather in the Red Square in Moscow, on March 18, 2014, to celebrate the incorporation of Crimea.

  Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a treaty making Crimea part of Russia and accuses the United States of basing its policies on the rule of the gun and not international law. Pro-Kremlin activists gather in the Red Square in Moscow, on March 18, 2014, to celebrate the incorporation of Crimea. Putin signed the document on Tuesday, two days More...

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A 320g size box of Findus brand beef lasagne is seen after its purchase from an independent food store in Nunhead, southeast London. Food manufacturer Findus confirmed results of tests carried out by Britain's Food Standards Agency that showed that the company's beef lasagne contained horse meat. Findus, a UK-based frozen food and seafood company which is behind brands including Young's and The Seafood Company, began a recall of its beef lasagne from retailers earlier in the week on advice from its French supplier, Comige
By On Saturday, February 9th, 2013

British minister holds emergency meeting on horse meat scandal

 Britain’s environment secretary was Saturday to hold an emergency meeting with the food safety authority (FSA) to discuss a deepening scandal over horse meat in processed food. A 320g size box of Findus More...

Demonstrators against gay marriage
By On Sunday, January 13th, 2013

Protesters converge on Paris to march against gay marriage

 Trains, buses and cars poured into Paris on Sunday bringing protesters from around France for a mass demonstration against gay marriage, a divisive reform President Francois Hollande has pledged to enact by More...

By On Saturday, October 13th, 2012

The Nobel Peace Prize & the Irony of Peace

 By: Abdulai Mansaray (United Kingdom) It is a travesty of semantics and an insult to the intelligence of the man on the street, when a group of self-aggrandising “know alls” decide to dress themselves More...

Euro zone crisis
By On Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Europe’s top-rated nations may have to increase support for indebted states such as Spain and Italy, warned Moody’s

 The embattled euro languished at multi-year lows versus the yen and greenback on Tuesday, having been dealt another setback after Moody’s changed to negative its outlook for Europe’s biggest economy, More...

Vladimir Putin of Russia
By On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Russian President Vladimir Putin, signs law regulating Russian NGOs

 By: Jim Heintz MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed into law a new measure that requires non-governmental groups receiving funding from abroad and engaging in political activity More...

London’s Big Ben
By On Friday, June 29th, 2012

London’s Big Ben to be renamed Elizabeth Tower

 It’s one of the most famous names in the world, up there with the Eiffel Tower and Statue of Liberty – but now London’s Big Ben clock tower is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower to mark the queen’s 60th More...

Ecuador's embassy in London June 20, 2012
By On Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Britain confirms WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange is beyond reach at Ecuador embassy in London where he asked for asylum.

 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested political asylum at Ecuador’s embassy in London, where he remains “beyond the reach of the police,” the British Foreign Office said on Wednesday. Police More...

Kandeh K. Yumkella ( Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.)
By On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Power and Progress: Helge Lund & Kandeh K. Yumkella

 VIENNA/OSLO – We grew up in entirely different regions of the world: one in Norway, the other in Sierra Leone. Thegap between our two countries in terms of development could hardly be starker: Norway’s More...

Greece Elections 2012
By On Sunday, June 17th, 2012

The future of Greece and the unity of the euro zone region hanging in the balance as markets wait with bated breath for polls result.

 Greeks voted on Sunday in an election that could decide whether their heavily indebted country stays in the euro zone or heads for the exit, potentially unleashing shocks that could break up the single currency. People More...