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    Germany’s AfD slams Merkel’s expulsions of Russian diplomats in spy row
    Mar28

    Germany’s AfD slams Merkel’s expulsions of Russian diplomats in spy row

    The opposition far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) rebuked Angela Merkel’s government for joining Western expulsions of Russian diplomats after an attack on a former Russian spy in Britain, arguing that this harmed Germany. Berlin said on Monday it was sending four diplomats back to Russia as part of 100 expulsions by the U.S. and...

    14 EU countries expel Russian diplomats
    Mar26

    14 EU countries expel Russian diplomats

    Fourteen EU countries joined with the United States and other allies to expel Russian diplomats on Monday in response to a nerve agent attack in Salibsury, England. European Council President Donald Tusk announced the coordinated expulsions at a meeting of EU leaders in Varna, Bulgaria. At the same time, Tusk expressed condolences for a shopping...

    Juncker under fire for ‘nauseating’ Putin letter
    Mar21

    Juncker under fire for ‘nauseating’ Putin letter

    EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker came under fire yesterday (20 March) over a “nauseating” letter congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election even as Britain blames Moscow for a deadly toxin attack. Juncker wrote to Putin, returned for another six years in power on Sunday with a record vote share, pledging to “always...

    Russia elections: Polls open amid low turnout fears
    Mar18

    Russia elections: Polls open amid low turnout fears

    Russians are heading to the polls to vote in a presidential election that is expected to usher in President Vladimir Putin’s fourth term. Seven other candidates are also running in Sunday’s election, with the incumbent leading in the polls by a wide margin. Due to the time difference, voting started in the Russian Far East regions of...

    Brompton Road tube station – Once abandoned now sold for $68 million to a billionaire from Ukraine (PHOTOS)
    Mar17

    Brompton Road tube station – Once abandoned now sold for $68 million to a billionaire from Ukraine (PHOTOS)

    Standing on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, Brompton Road is neatly located between Knightsbridge and South Kensington stations. The tube station began its operation some 111 years ago on 15 December 1906. It was opened by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR). It was designed by Leslie Green, an English...

    The most expensive countries to live in, mapped
    Mar15

    The most expensive countries to live in, mapped

    MoveHub, a company dedicated to helping people move abroad, has calculated how expensive it is to live in countries across the world. The assessment – which places countries on an index – was based on daily living costs, such as groceries, transport, basic utilities and restaurants. Happily, you won’t spot the UK in the top 10 most...

    Woman jogs naked in freezing temperatures to stay young! (photos)
    Mar15

    Woman jogs naked in freezing temperatures to stay young! (photos)

    This brave swimmer certainly has a brrracing workout each weekend – she skinny dips in one of the coldest rivers in Europe – which regularly plummets to temperatures of -9C. Inna Vladimirskaya, 32, strips off on the banks of the Dnieper river, in Kiev, Ukraine, every Sunday morning, and takes a swim – after jogging naked along the snowy banks of...

    Ukraine seizes Russian Gazprom assests
    Mar07

    Ukraine seizes Russian Gazprom assests

    The Ukrainian authorities have started the seizure of assets belonging to the Russian gas giant Gazprom citing its alleged non-compliance with the decision of the Stockholm arbitration court. …read more Source:...

    Christmas gift-bringers of Europe (MAP)
    Dec15

    Christmas gift-bringers of Europe (MAP)

    Santa Claus is relentlessly trying to enter our European households (mostly through our mailboxes rather than chimneys), but Father Christmas, Baby Jesus, Grandfather Frost, and other traditional gift-bringers have managed to fend him off so far (well, sort of). Each country (or region) has its own traditional Christmas gift-bringer. Some of them...

    How wars are now won and lost on social media
    Dec05

    How wars are now won and lost on social media

    Late at night on July 28, 2014, 16-year-old Farah Baker should have been asleep. Instead, the Gaza resident was cowering in fear as flares exploded around her, while sharing her terror in a flurry of tweets. “Flares in the sky all the time,” she tweeted, along with a photo showing a streak of light. “I AM CRYING AND CAN’T STAND BOMBS SOUND!...

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