French farmers block border roads in price protest
French farmers are stopping lorries importing farm produce from Germany and Spain, in a border protest over what they call unfair price competition, according to AFP. Farmers parked tractors to block several roads near the borders late on Sunday ...

July 29 marks International Tiger Day

29.07.2015 [19:29]
July 29 marks International Tiger Day, an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation. The Day was set up at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010. Tigers may be one of the most admired animals, but they are also vulnerable to extinction. The world ...
Gunmen kill police officer guarding Niger embassy in Cairo

Gunmen kill police officer guarding Niger embassy in Cairo

29.07.2015 [12:31]
A police officer guarding the embassy of Niger in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, has been shot dead by two unknown gunmen, according to Press TV. Two more officers sustained injuries after the armed men in a vehicle opened fire outside Niger's embassy ...
OnePlus 2 Smartphone arrives

OnePlus 2 Smartphone arrives

28.07.2015 [21:12]
OnePlus has officially revealed its next-generation handset, the OnePlus 2. According to pcmag.com, marketed as the "2016 Flagship Killer," the new device is slated for an August 11 release; the $389 64GB model will launch in two weeks, ahead of a $329 16GB version ...
NATO calls emergency meeting after Turkey's request

NATO calls emergency meeting after Turkey's request

28.07.2015 [19:06]
Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary-general, has called an emergency meeting on Tuesday to discuss security at the request of Turkey after last week's suicide bombing there and ongoing Turkish security operations on two fronts, according to Aljazeera. ...
Strong earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

Strong earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

28.07.2015 [17:03]
A powerful 7.0 magnitude quake has rocked Indonesian Papua Province. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-7.0 underground quake was centered 247 kilometers west of Jayapura, the provincial capital of Papua ...
Explosion shuts down Iran-Turkey natural gas pipeline

Explosion shuts down Iran-Turkey natural gas pipeline

28.07.2015 [13:34]
Turkey's energy minister says an explosion on a natural gas pipeline between Iran and Turkey caused a large fire and shut down the flow of gas, according to Omaha. Taner Yildiz said Tuesday the explosion was in Agri province, some 15 ...
Lawmaker Valeriu Strelet nominated as candidate for Moldova’s prime minister

Lawmaker Valeriu Strelet nominated as candidate for Moldova’s prime minister

28.07.2015 [13:09]
Valeriu Strelet, a lawmaker with Moldova’s Liberal Democratic Party, has been nominated as a candidate for Moldova’s prime minister, the party’s leader Vlad Filat told journalists. Strelet’s candidature has finally been agreed by ...
Court head injured in car crash before hearing on Constitution amendments

Court head injured in car crash before hearing on Constitution amendments

27.07.2015 [21:42]
Chairman of the Constitutional Court Yuriy Baulin, were injured in a road accident in Poltava region. The accident occurred at the 320th km of the Kyiv-Kharkiv highway at about 20:00 Kyiv time on July 26, while on July 27, the ...
Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Alaska coast

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes off Alaska coast

27.07.2015 [16:20]
A strong 6.9 magnitude quake hit off the coast of western Alaska near the Islands of Four Mountains, USGS reported. The epicenter of the tremor on Monday was 76 km southeast of Yunaska Island, the largest island in a group in the chain of ...
Samsung continues to rule over Apple in smartphone market

Samsung continues to rule over Apple in smartphone market

27.07.2015 [15:54]
Apple may have sold 47.5 million iPhones last quarter, but Samsung still took home a bigger slice of the smartphone market, according to a report released Thursday by IDC. During the second quarter of 2015, Samsung bit off a 21.7 percent ...
Turkey's Erdogan, Russia's Putin discuss situation in the Middle East

Turkey's Erdogan, Russia's Putin discuss situation in the Middle East

27.07.2015 [13:28]
Russian and Turkish Presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, exchanged views on the situation in the Middle East in a telephone conversation on Sunday, according to TASS. "The two heads of state exchanged views on the situation in the Middle East, first of all in Syria and ...
Turkey calls for NATO meeting to discuss security threats

Turkey calls for NATO meeting to discuss security threats

27.07.2015 [12:48]
Turkey on Sunday called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security. NATO announced that its decision-making body, the North Atlantic Council, will convene Tuesday after Ankara invoked the alliance's Article ...
Turkish PM says anti-terror operation not over

Turkish PM says anti-terror operation not over

26.07.2015 [14:22]
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday that the anti-terror operation in the country was not over, according to Anadolu Agency. “The operations will continue for as long as threats against Turkey continue,” Davutoglu said ...
Mexico's Petroleos Mexicanos missed 2.7 million barrels of oil

Mexico's Petroleos Mexicanos missed 2.7 million barrels of oil

25.07.2015 [16:46]
Since a deadly blast in one of its offshore platforms on April 1, Petroleos Mexicanos seems to have missed 2.7 million barrels of oil. Despite the company claimed the disaster affected about 1.5 million barrels of production, Mexico's Energy Ministry reports shows that ...
Sweden's capital banning cars for one day

Sweden's capital banning cars for one day

25.07.2015 [13:48]
Toronto drivers were less than enthused, to put it mildly, when the special HOV lanes for the Pan Am Games were implemented. So it seems highly unlikely that residents of Canada's largest city would ever buy into what Sweden's capital is about to do ...
New Jersey Festival of Ballooning attendees can receive souvenir photo using JCP&L’s interactive photo booth

New Jersey Festival of Ballooning attendees can receive souvenir photo using JCP&L’s interactive photo booth

24.07.2015 [15:23]
This year’s QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning will feature exciting family activities, including the new JCP&L interactive photo booth, where attendees can commemorate the event and “share the energy” of the festival with others ...
Prague 1 wants to crackdown on Segways

Prague 1 wants to crackdown on Segways

23.07.2015 [20:57]
The Town Hall for Prague 1, which covers the touristy city center, wants new rules to govern the use of Segways, server iDnes.cz reported. The two-wheeled vehicles would only be allowed in certain areas and operators would ...
Nile 'party boat' crash kills at least 15 in Egypt

Nile 'party boat' crash kills at least 15 in Egypt

23.07.2015 [18:15]
At least 18 people have been killed in a crash between a cargo vessel and a passenger boat on Egypt's River Nile, according to the BBC. Family and friends of a young couple ...