Articles by European Union
US And UK United In Maintaining Strong Sanctions On Russia; EU Commissioner Wants Russia To Be 'Strategic Partner'
January 19 2015 5:39 PM
The U.S. and U.K. leaders have agreed to maintain the sanctions on Russia unless Moscow decides to back off in the Ukraine conflict.
Seven EU Nations Reportedly Agree to Cancel Sanctions on Russia; US and UK Commit to Face Russian Aggression
January 16 2015 2:27 PM
Seven member countries in the European Union have reportedly expressed support for the lifting of sanctions on Russia.
Canada Facing Law Suit For Allegedly Breaching Investor Protection Provisions Under NAFTA
January 15 2015 5:15 PM
Investor protection safeguards in trade agreements should not curtail the decision-making authority of partner states.
Human Cremations Result In Release Of Toxic Mercury
January 14 2015 5:19 PM
Environmental campaigners are of the belief that emissions of mercury during cremations contribute to pollution.
Lorena Bobbitt Of China Cuts Genital Of Cheating Husband Twice
January 14 2015 1:28 PM
Feng, a 21-year-old Chinese woman caught her husband, 32-year-old Fan Lung cheating on her after she found out that he sent a photo to his lover, 21-year-old Zhang Hung of Shangqiu City, using her cellphone. To get even, Feng imitated what scorned American woman Lorena Bobbitt did 30 years ago, which was to chop off her husband's penis using a pair of scissors while he was in dreamland.
Fitch Downgrades Russia’s Rating After Drop In Oil And Currency
January 12 2015 1:37 PM
Concerns about the possibility of a recession in the Russian economy continue and the country faces new challenges in 2015.
Australian Lynas Rare Earths Hit After China Lifts Exports Restrictions
January 07 2015 5:09 PM
Lynas Corp and other rare earths miners that sprouted after the 2009 exports restrictions China imposed are in for a hard time now that the major producer has lifted the export quotas.
More Anti-Russian Sanctions Will Ultimately Cripple Europe – German Vice-Chancellor
January 05 2015 4:15 PM
Forcing Russia to its knees could also mean the destabilisation of Europe.
Anti-Muslim Marches In Germany Attracting Big Response: Chancellor Merkel Warns Against Racism
January 03 2015 10:38 AM
This is a pan European trend fed by the fears of local population, about rising immigration and loss of opportunities.
EU Already Wants To Resolve Conflict With Russia, Further Sanctions ‘Foolish And Damaging’
December 29 2014 5:32 PM
The European Union has signified wanting to open a direct dialogue with Russia.
Russia's Weakening Economy May Push Putin to Drastic Action; US-Russia Ties 'Poisoned'
December 24 2014 5:31 PM
Russia's economic crisis may push President Vladimir Putin to take an unexpected action as Western sanctions remain.
Feminist Group Pelts Belgian PM With Mayonnaise & Fries
December 24 2014 1:51 PM
Part of the hazards of trade of heads of state and other politicians is being booed by a disbelieving crowd like what happened recently to Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott when he attended the memorial service for a former Labor prime minister
Russian Economy: Balancing Ruble Slide With Economic Growth--Report
December 23 2014 12:00 PM
There have been concerns about the Russian economy after the country’s currency, the ruble, fell in the past few months.
Canada Slaps Fresh Sanctions Against Russia: Product Specific Embargo May Bite Hard On Russia's Oil Exploration Sector
December 22 2014 3:01 PM
Repeated sanctions are looking iike a testimony that previous sanctions were not effective.
Russia 'Planning' War in Israel Says Official; Putin Notes Rising Foreign Spy Activities
December 22 2014 12:41 PM
Russia may be planning to ignite a war in Israel with the help of Hezbollah. A French official who refused to be named revealed the alleged plot.
Experts Warn Russia Will Suffer From Recession In 2015 Due To Sanctions, But Putin Says It Won’t Intimidate Moscow
December 22 2014 10:53 AM
After last week's fall of the Russian rouble, international economic experts are now predicting that Russia would undergo a recession in the coming year 2015 as more economic sanctions are imposed by the west.
Canada Urges European Union Not To Remove Hamas from Its Terror List: Israel Slams Pro Hamas EU Court Ruling
December 20 2014 2:30 PM
Removing a terror group must be done after careful study and due diligence.
Putin Blames Russian Central Bank For Rouble Decline, Admits Lack Of Plan To Fix Economy
December 19 2014 5:17 PM
Although Russian President Vladimir Putin has assured Russians that the country's economy would eventually recover, he admitted on Thursday in a news conference that he has no solution yet for the worsening crisis following the drastic decline of the rouble.
Russian Prime Minister Meets Exporting Companies To Find Solutions To Falling Ruble
December 18 2014 11:57 AM
The Russian currency, ruble, has been falling sharply. The depreciating currency has prompted the government and the central bank to take measures.
Russia Wooing EU Right Wing Parties By Tapping Into Their Discontent Over Brussels Diktats
December 16 2014 10:01 PM
The thinking that economic woes of Europe is an offshoot of Brussels rule is a good plank for Russia to forge a common cause.