Thursday, April 19, 2018
Spy poisoning: Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats as Royal Family to boycott Fifa World Cup

Spy poisoning: Britain expels 23 Russian diplomats as Royal Family to boycott Fifa World Cup

….Increasing checks on private flights, customs and freight ….Freezes Russian state assets in UK ….Suspending all planned high-level bilateral contacts between the UK and Russia ….Plans to...
Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuela to launch oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked to the world of digital currency to circumvent U.S.-led financial sanctions, announcing the launch of the “petro” backed by...
Macron urges Europeans to build EU as a bulwark for liberal democracy

Macron says leaders agree on migrants evacuation in Libya

President Emmanuel Macron of France has said that nine European and African nations, along with the African Union (AU), the European Union (EU) and...
France will no longer dictate to Africans, Macron says

France will no longer dictate to Africans, Macron says

President Emmanuel Macron of France told African youths on Tuesday that he belonged to a new generation of French leaders who would build partnerships...
Oil price rises to approximately $72 amid worries of disruption

Thai Oil’s refinery to produce only clean fuels from 2022

Thailand’s largest refiner Thai Oil PCL will stop producing fuel oil from 2022 once it completes a $4-billion upgrade that will boost output of...
Germany wants to avoid restrictions or bans for diesel cars – Merkel

Merkel heads to EU-AU summit with eye on migrant issue at home

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will focus on expanding business ties and trying to regulate migration with Africa during an EU-AU summit in Abidjan. The fifth...
EU ready to support Zimbabwe’s democratic aspirations after Mugabe resigned – Mogherini

EU ready to support Zimbabwe’s democratic aspirations after Mugabe resigned – Mogherini

The European Union is ready to assist Zimbabwe in its transition to democratic elections, inclusive dialogue after resignation of Robert Mugabe, EU foreign affairs...
Germany wants to avoid restrictions or bans for diesel cars – Merkel

Merkel’s aide gives German parties 3 weeks to find way out of political impasse

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s right-hand man, Peter Altmaier, appealed to political parties on Tuesday to decide in the next three weeks whether they can form...
Macron urges Europeans to build EU as a bulwark for liberal democracy

President Macron consults rivals about 2019 European elections, EU future

President Emmanuel Macron on Monday launched two days of meetings with leaders of French political parties about the 2019 European elections as well as...
Macron urges Europeans to build EU as a bulwark for liberal democracy

Macron warns battle against IS will continue for years

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday warned that as the fight against Islamic State (IS) nears its end in Iraq and Syria, it will...