Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Four dead, including attacker, in UK parliament 'terror' assault [16]  ar  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  no  pt  sl  sv  tr  bg  fa  hu  pl  ro

At least three people were killed and 20 injured in a “terrorist” attack in the heart of London Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians on a bridge, then stabbed a police officer outside parliament before being shot dead. Police guarding the iconic House of Commons building shot the man but....

dawn 7:53:00 PM CET


View with Google Earth

273 topics [11]  ar  de  nl  pt

The Trump administration is considering sweeping sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system as part of a broad review of measures to counter Pyongyang's nuclear and missile threat, a senior US official said on Monday. China expects positive moves to signing up....

cyprusweekly 6:13:00 AM CET

Neil Gorsuch says Donald Trump's attacks on federal judges over travel ban 'disheartening' and 'demoralising' [9]  da  de  fr  nl  pt  ar  es  hu  ru  sl  sv

M r Trump has said that he wanted to appoint a judge who would overturn Roe vs Wade – the landmark ruling that every state must provide access to abortion. However, Mr Gorsuch said yesterday that Mr Trump had never asked him to overturn the 1973 Supreme Court ruling, and that, if the Republican....

telegraph 4:52:00 AM CET

Trump fights for support ahead of U.S. healthcare vote [8]  ar  da  de  fr  nl  ru  sl  sv  hu

By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare rollback bill, watched by wary investors in financial markets.

news-yahoo 10:38:00 PM CET

Pakistani troops clash with militants near Afghan border [6]  fa

Pakistan's military says troops have clashed with militants during a raid in a tribal region near the Afghan border, with two soldiers and five "terrorists" killed. It says a local Pakistani Taliban commander was among those killed in Wednesday's raid in the Orakzai tribal region.

theglobeandmail 10:05:00 AM CET

Oleg Deripaska, the Russian billionaire who worked with Paul Manafort [5]  bg  de  fa  fr  nl  pl  pt  sv  es  hu  ru

The billionaire metals magnate, Oleg Deripaska, has been a useful man for Russian president Since becoming one of Russia’s richest men in the early 2000s, Deripaska has put his wealth at the Kremlin’s command and even offered himself once as public whipping boy for Putin.

ABCnews 7:07:00 PM CET

LATAM Airlines taps new CEO for Brazilian operations [4]  es  fr  nl  no  hu  pt

SAO PAULO LATAM Airlines Group SA, the biggest carrier in South America, on Wednesday named a new chief executive of its shrinking operation in Brazil, where a deep recession has battered profitability in recent years. Brazilian Jerome Cadier, currently senior vice president of marketing for the....

reuters 10:44:00 PM CET

BA and Easyjet laptop ban 'in force by Saturday' [3]  da  es  fr  pt  sl  sv

Image copyright Getty Images. The cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from six countries will be in place by Saturday, the government has confirmed. British Airways and Easyjet passengers travelling from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia must put big electronic devices in the hold.

bbc 3:27:00 PM CET

Brussels attacks remembered with minute of silence and noise [3]  bg  da  de  fr  nl  pt  sl  sv  tr  hu

Belgium remembers the Brussels attacks committed a year ago. King Philippe, alongside government officials, rode the metro Wednesday morning to commemorate the victims of the terrorist attacks, which claimed the lives of 32 people. "Today we honor the victims of the attacks last year. We stand united," tweeted Belgium's PM Charles Michel.

euobserver 10:14:00 AM CET

North Korea missile launch toward S. Korea failed. How often does that happen? [3]  ar  bg  da  de  es  fa  nl  pt  ru  sl  sv  hu  no

An attempted North Korean missile launch failed on Wednesday, according to US and South Korean reports. The missile, launched from the eastern coastal town of Wonsan, “[appeared] to have exploded within seconds of launch,” the US Pacific Command said in a statement.

news-yahoo 4:54:00 PM CET

Wahaha chief labels growing Sino-Israeli biz ties as win-win [3]  fa  fr  nl  tr  ar

"Israeli companies are pleased to sell their technologies because their home market is relatively small," said Zong. He said the company is seeking robot technologies from Israel for its new factory set to be built in Lin'an in East China's Zhejiang province. Wahaha has been involved in the research and development of robots since 2011.

chinadaily 12:49:00 AM CET

Blair and Clinton will attend Martin McGuinness’s funeral [3]  da  de  es  fr  it  nl  pt  sl  sv  bg  hu  pl

Her brother Brian Hambleton said his death 'cleans the earth of another vile terrorist'. John Eaglesham, whose father - a postman and part-time soldier - was shot dead by the IRA in 1978, said: 'People say about what he has done for the peace process - they seem to forget that for a very, very long....

dailymail 3:37:00 PM CET

British government warns travelers to Vietnam of recent adventure deaths [3]  de

Four young travelers from the U.K. died in Vietnam last year in climbing incidents that shocked both countries. The U.K. has issued a warning to its citizens traveling to Vietnam, saying that while the country is a safe destination, there are adventure tourism risks that should be taken seriously.

vnexpress 6:46:00 AM CET

Germany’s new president says Erdogan jeopardising Turkish success [3]  ar  bg  da  de  fa  it  nl  pl  ro  ru  sl  hu  tr

Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier used his first speech as president to issue a stark warning to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, saying he risked destroying everything his country had achieved in recent years and damaging ties with its partners. Ankara has been embroiled in a row with Berlin and....

cyprus-mail 1:10:00 PM CET

Posts by Ruchira Talapatra [3]  pt  sl  tr  hu  no

“It appears (Trump’s) lack of skilled political operators will hurt the enactment of his key initiatives,” said Stephen Innes, senior trader at OANDA. Sena leader and Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Raut also denied that the party had approached Congress for support.

financialexpress 8:05:00 AM CET

Ten Concert Venues Receive Bogányi Pianos [3]

Ten state-owned Bogányi pianos are being placed at concert venues in Hungary and abroad to promote Hungarian piano-making and the country’s illustrious pianists, Human Resources Minister Zoltán Balog said. The Zengafons piano, developed under the inspiration of Kossuth Prizewinning pianist Gergely....

budapestsun 10:45:00 AM CET

Eurovision Ukraine: Russian singer Samoilova barred from contest [2]  bg  da  de  es  fr  nl  no  pl  pt  ro  sl  sv  hu  ru

Image copyright Channel One Russia/ EVN Image caption Samoilova is a former Russian X Factor contestant. Ukraine has barred Russia's Eurovision contestant because she performed in Crimea, annexed by Moscow in 2014. Julia Samoilova was banned from entering Ukraine for three years because of her....

bbc 3:21:00 PM CET

Sears warns it may close shop [2]  pt

theglobeandmail 4:55:00 PM CET

Finance minister caught between Trump and a hard place: Chris Hall [2]  de  fa  pt

It's safe to say that the budget Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveils today won't be the one he originally intended as a second instalment of the Liberals' plan to help the middle class — and all those seeking to join it. Part of the reason is that his first budget — with the billions dedicated to....

CBC 11:44:00 PM CET

Help about this topicCountries

Help about this topicPeople

Help about this topicOther Names

Help about this topicAlerts

Joint Research Center