A court in Moscow is set to consider on Thursday an appeal from investigators asking to extend a custody term for Vladimir Martynenko, an operator of a snowplow that caused a tragic crash in which Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie, … Read the rest
A Guinean woman has been attacked in a bus in Rome by angry passengers who told her she was infected by Ebola and had to get off the bus, Italian media reports. She was taken to hospital suffering from multiple … Read the rest
With more and more people paying with credit cards and their smartphones, Denmark’s central bank Nationalbanken says it no longer pays to print banknotes or mint coins.
By the end of 2016, Nationalbanken plans to outsource all of its printing … Read the rest
On Sunday, Sweden’s Armed Forces released a photograph of an object, suspected to be a foreign submarine in the Stockholm archipelago and a map, allegedly showing where the photo was taken.
The area of the sighting was reported to be … Read the rest
New suspects are likely to emerge in the ongoing Russian investigation into the accident in Moscow’s Vnukovo airport that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total, a Russian Investigative Committee spokesman told RIANovosti on Tuesday.
“Although first suspects have … Read the rest
French oil giant Total’s prices on the Euronext stock exchange dropped 2 percent after the death of the company’s CEO in a plane crash in Moscow, the market reported Tuesday.
On the Euronext Exchange, Total’s stocks dropped by 2 percent … Read the rest
Russian President Vladimir Putin perhaps couldn’t resist an invite from his Italian chum, former Premier Silvio Berlusconi, in the early hours of Friday to his mansion in Milan, according to the WSJ.
A Russian presidential spokesman said Mr. Putin visited … Read the rest
A group of “Friends of Putin” is being formed in the Italian parliament.
It was an initiative of Paolo Grimoldi, an opposition member and one of leaders of the Northern League party, the press service of the house of deputies … Read the rest
The Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group in the European Parliament, headed by UKIP leader Nigel Farage, has been disbanded following the defection of a Latvian MEP.
The EFDD has existed for three months, including the August break.… Read the rest
Sixteen elderly people died from starvation in September in Donetsk. The people could not eat anything as they were afraid to go out of basements, where they were hiding from bombs, the head of Fair Aid Charity Fund, Doctor Elizaveta … Read the rest
Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi said that protecting Ukrainian citizens and especially children, 20 of whom died in bombings in September alone, is a direct responsibility of the Ukrainian authorities.
In an exclusive Saturday interview to RIA Novosti (Rossiya … Read the rest
White colonialism has spawned a stampede of black immigrants to Europe as hundreds of migrants attempted again to cross the Spanish border into the EU.
Over 200 immigrants attempted to cross the border fence between Morocco and the Spanish enclave … Read the rest
France is pressing ahead with even greater internet censorship than before, in an attempt to stop the recruitment of Islamic fighters on Facebook and other internet media. Some content may be censored or suppressed in terms of clause 8 of … Read the rest
A German parliamentarian, who is also chairman of the German Defense Committee and former member of the Yugoslavian OCSE, says the German government had no idea whether MH17 was actually shot down.
Alexander Neu, during an interview for Rossiya Segodnya, … Read the rest