VENEZUELA TO FACE MORE EUROPEAN SANCTIONS

VENEZUELA TO FACE MORE EUROPEAN SANCTIONS

EU has decided to apply additional targeted measures against seven members of the security and intelligence forces of Venezuela The...
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Lab explosion In SIBERIA causes fear of deadly disease

Lab explosion In SIBERIA causes fear of deadly disease

GENIES, BOTTLES AND BLASTS  -  Keeping the jinn confined - or not According to the Holy Qur’an, the Jinn are...
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WALLS CAST LONG SHADOWS 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

WALLS CAST LONG SHADOWS 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

The American poet Robert Frost, perhaps best remembered for his evocative poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”, also...
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NORWAY VIOLATED MOTHER’S RIGHTS THROUGH FORCED ADOPTION

NORWAY VIOLATED MOTHER’S RIGHTS THROUGH FORCED ADOPTION

Lack of Norwegian court oversight allows the removal of a child from its mother At what point does the removal...
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PORTUGAL CONVICTED OF VIOLATING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

PORTUGAL CONVICTED OF VIOLATING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION BY THE EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Are politicians exempt from criticism in the media? The ECHR doesn’t think so. The right of citizens to be critical...
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MALTA Swift action needed against increased money laundering and terrorist financing risks says MONEYVAL

MALTA Swift action needed against increased money laundering and terrorist financing risks says MONEYVAL

In its annual reportfor 2018, the Council of Europe anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing body MONEYVAL calls on states to ensure...
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UK’s Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems

UK’s Ministry of Defence intends to place a £10M contract to develop hypersonic propulsion systems

Defence Equipment and Support’s Technology Office intends to place a circa 2-year, single sourced contract, of approximate value £10M, for...
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EUROPOL DISMANTLING ILLEGAL ADOPTIONS

EUROPOL DISMANTLING ILLEGAL ADOPTIONS

66 suspected of arranging illegal adoptions, surrogacies and human egg trafficking in Greece On 23 September 2019, Greek law enforcement...
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CROSSRAIL: Europe’s Biggest Railway Infrastructure Project

CROSSRAIL: Europe’s Biggest Railway Infrastructure Project

Crossrail is the biggest railway infrastructure project in Europe and is one of the largest single investments undertaken in the...
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The Norwegian government enterprise Enova supports Equinor’s pilot project for floating offshore wind

The Norwegian government enterprise Enova supports Equinor’s pilot project for floating offshore wind

The state’s decision to support Hywind Tampen through Enova represents a contribution toward demonstrating a technology that can cut greenhouse...
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The Norwegian government enterprise Enova supports Equinor’s pilot project for floating offshore wind

The state’s decision to support Hywind Tampen through Enova represents a contribution toward demonstrating a technology that can cut greenhouse gas emissions, and has a potential for global proliferation. llustration-of-the-Hywind-Tampen-project.-Dimensions-and-distances-are-not-realistic-©-Equinor “The development of floating offshore…


TROUBLED WATERS OVER OIL: Russia’s contaminated oil crisis

You may never have given much thought to organic chlorides – unless you’re interested in chemistry, of course – but you have almost certainly owned or used items in whose manufacture organic chlorides played a…



SURGING DEBT LEVELS A THREAT TO GLOBAL ECONOMIC STABILITY, says GlobalData

Globalization has transformed the economic frameworks of both developed and emerging nations. However, along with steady economic growth, several countries have also witnessed high rise in their debt burden, both private and public alike. Against…



MARC ZENATI A driving force

Marc Zenati is the first to admit that he’s not your typical car nut. “I don’t really like to drive super fast,” he explains. “I have a family, so I like to drive safely and…


WEAKNESS IN EU STEEL SAFEGUARD AND POOR MARKET CONDITIONS THREATEN SECTOR

Surging import volumes, stalling economic growth, high and volatile raw material costs and sharply growing carbon costs are coming together to form a perfect storm that could knock the European steel industry back into a…


NOW OPEN: SINGAPORE’S NEW JEWEL CHANGI AIRPORT

It first began with the need to expand the capacity of Changi Airport’s Terminal 1 as well as its open-air carpark. This led to a strategic vision with the conception of Jewel as a gem…


ECB LAUNCHES SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN ECONOMICS

ECB offering economics master’s degree scholarship to up to five female students Each scholarship student to receive €10,000 per year for tuition and other related costsScholarship one of ECB’s initiatives to promote diversity and gender…


HIGH FLYER – THIERRY BOUTSEN

A career in motorsport placed Thierry Boutsen in pole position for success in his next venture, business aviation. But Formula One also introduced the Boutsen Aviation Chairman and Founder to Monaco – and now there’s…


The EU shields 320,000 direct jobs across Europe from unfair foreign competition

The EU shields 320,000 direct jobs across Europe from unfair foreign competition through its trade defence measures, according to a report out on 28 March 2019. The Juncker Commission has strengthened Europe’s trade defence toolbox…