Category archives for: International

Russia Supermarket Blast Injures 10 Shoppers

December 28, 2017//-At least 10 people have been injured after an explosion at a supermarket in the Russian city of St Petersburg.

Palestine Slams Israeli Plan for New Settlement Units

December 25, 2017//-The Palestinian foreign ministry has denounced a new Israeli settlement construction plan, which includes the building of 300,000 housing units in occupied East Jerusalem.

UN Imposes New sanctions On North Korea

December 22, 2017//-The United Nations Security Council has voted unanimously to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea in response to its recent ballistic missile tests.

EBRD Partners Ipoteka-Bank to Support SME and Trade in Uzbekistan

December 22, 2017//-The EBRD provided US$ 30 million to the fourth largest financial institution in Uzbekistan, Joint-Stock Commercial Mortgage Bank Ipoteka-Bank (Ipoteka-Bank).

UK’s Deputy Prime Minister Resigns

December 20, 2017//-Damian Green, one of Theresa May’s closest allies, has resigned from the cabinet after an investigation found he breached the ministerial code.

Deaths as Rail Falls on US Motorway

December 18, 2017//-Train carriages have plummeted on to a motorway in Washington state, causing “multiple” fatalities, police say.

France Millas Train Crash: Children Killed as Bus Cut in Two

December 14, 2017//-A train and a school bus have collided near Perpignan in southern France, killing at least four children, the interior ministry says.

Palestinians and Israeli Police Clash Over Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

December 8, 2017//-Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Gaza after Friday prayers to protest against US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Is Brexit Stirring Troubles for Northern Ireland?

December 7, 2017//-Northern Ireland has been an FDI hotspot over the past decade, but is facing the prospect of the return of a physical border with Ireland to its south in the wake of the UK’s Brexit referendum. Jacopo Dettoni looks into how the country is preparing for this possibility.

World Leaders Chastise US Over Jerusalem ‘Escalation’

December 6, 2017//-US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital has been met with indignation by world leaders, drawing strong criticism in the Middle East and elsewhere.

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