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North Korean Dictator Dies of Heart Attack

North Korean Dictator Dies of Heart Attack

The world leaders continue to react to the demise on Monday of the former NKorean dictator Kim Jong-il, as the neighboring nations are preoccupied of the succession to power and the stability it is expected to bring with it. SKorean Unification Ministry on Tuesday announced that his country sent the condolences to the NKorean people, [...]

Schengen: EU states’ leaders demand swift decision on Romania and Bulgaria accession

Schengen: EU states’ leaders demand swift decision on Romania and Bulgaria accession

The leaders of the European Union member states united in the European Council’s winter meeting demanded on Friday a swift decision on Romania and Bulgaria joining the Schengen Area, acknowledging… Read more »

Russia Proposes Resolution Draft on Syria

Russia Proposes Resolution Draft on Syria

The United States on Friday announced their support for the draft resolution Russia is ready to present to the United Nation, demanding that all parts in Syria put an end to violence immediately, without implying any sanctions though. The draft is said by the US State Secretary to show a “seeming parity between government and [...]

Obama Marks the End of the War In Iraq

Obama Marks the End of the War In Iraq

President Barack Obama on Wednesday thanked the American troops for their involvement in the war in Iraq, thus marking the end of the war in Iraq and the fact that a promise he made came true. Speaking at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Obama said that the end of the war in Iraq was an “extraordinary [...]

Russian Tycoon Announces Run for President

Russian Tycoon Announces Run for President

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Monday said that he would run for president in the election next March after a conflict with the Kremlin over his leadership of a small pro-business party. In spite of the unrest caused by accusations of rigged elections on Sunday, which created a surge of discontent in the Russian society, [...]

Britain Refuses to Cede More Sovereignty, Left Out of New EU Treaty

Britain Refuses to Cede More Sovereignty, Left Out of New EU Treaty

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday announced that he decided to block the change in the EU treaty presented by Germany and France as the only way to resolve the eurozone crisis. Cameron said that unless his country was given safeguards, it would remain outside of the newly proposed more united Europe. It is [...]

Egyptian Prime Minister Receives Presidential Powers

Egyptian Prime Minister Receives Presidential Powers

Kamal el-Ganzouri, the newly appointed prime minister of Egypt, was given on Wednesday presidential powers by the military ruling council amid general elections for the first parliament since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak. The new powers will not include oversight of the judiciary and the military, the government said in a statement. El-Ganzouri’s cabinet will [...]

Julian Assange Wins Right To Appeal UK Supreme Court

Julian Assange Wins Right To Appeal UK Supreme Court

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday night won the right to appeal the Supreme Court on the extradition case to Sweden, where he is expected to answer to charges of sexual molestation. On Monday he appealed two judges from the High Court, who rejected his initial ground for appeal to the Supreme Court but granted [...]

Putin’s Party Scores Under 50 Per Cent In Elections

Putin’s Party Scores Under 50 Per Cent In Elections

Russia United, Vladimir Putin’s party, suffered a surprising setback in the general elections, falling short of scoring the 50% requested votes that would allowed them to rule without the need of any alliance. The Central Election Committee on Monday announced that Russia United scored 49.8 percent of the votes, compared to 64 per cent in [...]

South American And Caribbean Nations Establish New Regional Group CELAC

South American And Caribbean Nations Establish New Regional Group CELAC

Leaders of Latin American and Caribbean countries were attempting on Saturday to set the foundation to a new transcontinental body that would include all Latin American and Caribbean countries, excluding from it the United States of America and Canada. The new organization, called the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is supposed to [...]