The Falkland Islands was officially accepted as a member of the International Table Tennis Federation on Wednesday 24th November at the 2021 Annual General Meeting staged in Houston, becoming the 227th member.
The Gibraltar Heritage Trust and the Friends of Gibraltar Society (FOGHS) have filed a planning application to place a plaque to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Falkland’s War and Gibraltar’s contribution to the war effort.
Brazil will be launching this month an ambitious national plan to stimulate investment in the country's fertilizer industry, cutting on foreign dependency now worsened by the Ukrainian war and shipping difficulties.
Some US$ 400 million of top brand cars (Porsche, Bentley, Lamborghini) have been definitively lost when the carrier Felicty Ace with 4,000 units from the Volkswagen Group went down, close to the Portuguese Azores islands, nearly two weeks after a fire broke out in the vessel.
By Ed Turner, Reader in Politics, Co-Director, Aston Center for Europe, Aston University - If you’d asked experts just a fortnight ago what the key features of Germany’s approach to foreign and defense policy were, there would have been several strands. Alignment with the west, and of course membership of the EU and Nato would have been a feature.
A Russian bombardment hit the Energodar nuclear power plant in the Zaporizhzhia region, Europe's largest in southeastern Ukraine, last night. The attack unleashed a fire that threatens to cause a disaster ten times larger than Chernobyl in 1986, the city's mayor, Dmitry Orlov, reported via his Telegram account. “The reckless actions of President Putin could now directly threaten the safety of all of Europe,” United Kingdom's prime minister, Boris Johnson, warned in a statement.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Thursday held a telephone conversation during which both heads of government agreed on the need for a ceasefire in Ukraine, it was reported.
As the Ukrainian President has called for fighters from all over the world to join his country's version of the International Brigades, Russia's Defense Ministry Spokesman Igor Konashenkov Thursday announced those “mercenaries” would not be entitled to prisoner-of-war (POW) status, if caught.
Thursday's second round of talks between Russia and Ukraine in Belarus achieved very little regarding a possible ceasefire, but both parties have at least agreed to organize humanitarian corridors
Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori was rushed into a Lima hospital Thursday due to a heart problem consisting of atrial fibrillation and arrhythmia, according to his physician.