Saturday, October 19, 2019

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Does Turkey get what Erdogan wants?

Turkey had long vainly campaigned for the establishment of a "security zone" along its border with Syria. The agreement between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday evening took a decisive step closer. Because...

Scientists propose a new type of battery operated by artificial crystals

Scientists of the University of St. Petersburg, together with their foreign colleagues, have proposed a new type of battery operated by artificial crystals, an energy source that allows the speed of electric cars to travel over short and rugged...

Olaf Schulz: Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency should be banned

German Finance Minister Olaf Schulz on Friday renewed his criticism of Facebook's plans to launch its cryptocurrencies, Libra, and said a new world currency should be banned. Speaking to reporters during the fall meetings of the International Monetary Fund and...

The British royal couple brought back memories of Princess Diana in Pakistan

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton spoke with CNN in Lahore, Pakistan on Thursday, where the royal couple were visiting a village SOS for children, a charity founded in the late 1970s, the project provides 150 orphaned children with...

Johnson: We have a great new deal that puts us in control

Boris Johnson said on twitter: "We have a great new deal that puts us in control, now Parliament should finish Brexit on Saturday, so we can focus on other priorities, such as living standards, the National Health Service, violent...

Trump will host G7 2020 summit at his Doral golf resort in Florida

US President Donald Trump will host G7 economic summit next year at one of his real estate properties, the Trump National Doral Golf Resort near Miami, a White House official said Thursday. Mike Mulvaney, the White House's acting chief of...

Italy plans to impose 3 percent tax on tech giants from 2020

Italy has decided to impose a new tax on digital companies, including US technology giants, as part of the 2020 budget project, a move that could attract threats of retaliation from Washington. According to the site TOI, tax due next...

Demonstrations in Catalonia entered third day in a row

Demonstrations I in Catalonia entered their third day in a row, reaffirming their demands for independence from Spain, leading to clashes with police. In Barcelona, ​​riot police fired tear gas and dispersed a crowd of demonstrators trying to reach government...

Kurdish militia and their allies suspended combat missions against IS

Kurdish militia and their allies have completely suspended their combat missions against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist militia. "We have frozen all our activities against the IS", said Mazlum Abdi, head of the rebel alliance Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Kurdish...

Glaciers in Switzerland contracts 10 percent in past five years

Glaciers in Switzerland have lost only a tenth of their size in the past five years, an unprecedented melting rate in more than a century of observations, as ice is melting record-breaking. According to the British Daily Mail, the Cryospheric...

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Does Turkey get what Erdogan wants?

Turkey had long vainly campaigned for the establishment of a "security zone" along its border with Syria. The agreement...

Scientists propose a new type of battery operated by artificial crystals

Scientists of the University of St. Petersburg, together with their foreign colleagues, have proposed a new type of battery operated by artificial crystals, an...

Olaf Schulz: Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency should be banned

German Finance Minister Olaf Schulz on Friday renewed his criticism of Facebook's plans to launch its cryptocurrencies, Libra, and said a new world currency...

The British royal couple brought back memories of Princess Diana in Pakistan

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton spoke with CNN in Lahore, Pakistan on Thursday, where the royal couple were visiting a village SOS for...

Johnson: We have a great new deal that puts us in control

Boris Johnson said on twitter: "We have a great new deal that puts us in control, now Parliament should finish Brexit on Saturday, so...