Iran president opposes parliament vote on nuclear deal
President Hassan Rouhani has opposed a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, saying terms of the agreement will turn into legal obligation if it is passed by the house, according to the Associated Press. Rouhani said at a news conference that the deal was a political understanding reached ...
Pope Francis sends letter praising gay children's book

Pope Francis sends letter praising gay children's book

29.08.2015 [16:28]
The hippos, kangaroos and penguins adorning the cover of Piccolo Uovo (Little Egg) give little hint of the political and religious storm the children’s book has caused. While following the adventures of an egg may seem harmless enough, its discovery of different family types ...
Facebook launches M, a Siri-Like Personal Assistant for Messenger Today

Facebook launches M, a Siri-Like Personal Assistant for Messenger Today

27.08.2015 [18:51]
Facebook announced its beginning a very small roll out of a digital assistant service that will live within Messenger. The service, called M, is capable of completing tasks and finding information upon request, "searchenginejournal.com" reported. ...
35 million Windows Phones will be locked out of Windows 10

35 million Windows Phones will be locked out of Windows 10

27.08.2015 [18:03]
If you've got a Windows Phone with less than 8GB of storage, you may miss out on Windows 10 Mobile, techradar.com informs. The Windows 10 Mobile upgrade will require 8GB of internal memory, according to the German version of the Windows Blog ...
Tarkan to perform at Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Stage

Tarkan to perform at Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Stage

26.08.2015 [16:14]
Turkish megastar Tarkan will perform a total of 10 concerts in Istanbul’s Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Stage from August 26 to September 13, according to www.istanbul.net.tr. He will take to the stage in front of 60,000 people as part of the 10-day concert program ...
Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

26.08.2015 [14:33]
Men wearing Afghan military uniforms shot dead two NATO soldiers in the country's south Wednesday, the coalition said, the first insider attack on foreign troops since the Taliban's bitter power transition, according to The Telegraph. So-called "green-on-blue" attacks -- when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on ...
International investment forum to take place in Moldova

International investment forum to take place in Moldova

26.08.2015 [13:10]
The First International Investment Forum titled "Investments as basis for development of Gagauzia" will be held on November 6-7 in Gagauzia, an autonomous region of Moldova. The main purpose of the event is to increase investment flows to Gagauzia by informing foreign investors on investment opportunities here ...
More than 4,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in one day

More than 4,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in one day

24.08.2015 [21:02]
Around 4,400 migrants were rescued over the past 24 hours from 22 boats and rubber dinghies in distress in the central Mediterranean, the Italian coast guard said in a statement, albawaba.com informs. The Italian navy and customs police, Irish and Norwegian boats part of the Triton border patrol mission ...
Kings of Saudi Arabia and Jordan to visit Russia

Kings of Saudi Arabia and Jordan to visit Russia

24.08.2015 [21:01]
King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia and King Abdullah bin al-Hussein of Jordan are expected to attend the opening day of the MAKS-2015 air show in Russia on August 25, albawaba.com informs. The two Arab leaders are also expected to meet with President Vladimir Putin, reported Sputnik News ...
Alibaba to partner in commercializing China's GPS System Beidou

Alibaba to partner in commercializing China's GPS System Beidou

24.08.2015 [19:59]
China North Industries Group Norinco Group and ecommerce giant Alibaba set up a joint venture to provide location-based services using Beidou's satellites system on Tuesday. ...
Slovak president released from Czech hospital after surgery

Slovak president released from Czech hospital after surgery

24.08.2015 [12:14]
President of the Slovak Republic Andrej Kiska was released from the Teaching Hospital in Plzen after a minimally invasive hip joint surgery, according Czech News Agency. Kiska left the clinic on crutches. He told reporters waiting outside that he feels very well in view of the operation. He reiterated that he had undergone the surgery ...
German police clash with far right outside refugee center

German police clash with far right outside refugee center

23.08.2015 [15:48]
Clashes erupted in eastern Germany on Saturday between police and far-right activists protesting the opening of a new center for refugees, German news agency DPA said, a day after similar standoffs left dozens wounded. ...
Mahmoud Abbas resigns as head of Palestinian Liberation Organization

Mahmoud Abbas resigns as head of Palestinian Liberation Organization

23.08.2015 [13:27]
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has stepped down from his position as the head of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), local media reported Saturday. Several other top-level officials of the PLO also reportedly resigned ...
World’s oldest message in a bottle ever found finally washes up after 108 years

World’s oldest message in a bottle ever found finally washes up after 108 years

23.08.2015 [13:22]
The world’s oldest message in a bottle to ever be found is believed to have been recovered - after 108 years at sea. Marianne Winkler, a retired postal worker, was on holiday when she spotted the unusual bottle floating by the German island of Amrum ...
Schengen free movement 'may be in danger', says German minister

Schengen free movement 'may be in danger', says German minister

22.08.2015 [19:32]
Germany's interior minister says he cannot rule out suspending participation in the agreement allowing passport-free travel between most European states, according to the BBC News. He also called on Britain to accept more migrants ...
Danish prime minister announces date for EU referendum

Danish prime minister announces date for EU referendum

22.08.2015 [15:20]
On 3 December, Danes will vote on a 'flexible' opt-in approach to EU Justice and Home Affairs (JHA), Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen announced on Friday (21 August), according to Euractiv.com. In March this year, pro-EU parties in the Danish parliament agreed that 22 legal acts would ...
Norwegian schools to be equipped with panic alarms

Norwegian schools to be equipped with panic alarms

22.08.2015 [13:28]
All schools in Norway will soon be equipped with panic alarms to alert students and teachers of a major terrorist attack or a fire, Norwegian media quoted sources from the country's education department. For the time being the project was launched only in the educational institutions ...

Amazon putting London`s hipster startups in the loft

21.08.2015 [22:41]
Amazon is to open a support centre for AWS users in London – the first of its kind outside the company`s Seattle base, according to the www.theregister.co.uk. The purveyor of cloud and tat is to open a "Loft" – or tech support space to you and me – in East London in the September to support a number of tech startups ...
July was the hottest month in Earth`s hottest year on record so far

July was the hottest month in Earth`s hottest year on record so far

21.08.2015 [22:32]
For planet Earth, no other month was as hot as this past July in records that date back to the late 1800s, NOAA says. And the globe is well on its way to having its hottest year on record, according to ww.washingtonpost.com. NOAA, NASA and the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) have published data that ...