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German lawmakers want EU to switch to emission-free cars by 2030

The upper house of the German parliament, the Bundesrat, has adopted a resolution which urges the EU Commission as well as the EU Parliament to create conditions for a Europe-wide switch to emission-free cars “not later than in 2030.” Read Full Article at
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Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte has been charged with assaulting a reporter hours before polls were due to open on Thursday for a special election. Read Full A
Russia’s legendary windjammer Kruzenshtern, which is on its first training voyage of the year, has called at the Belgian port of Oostende to take part in an international festival of sailing vessels
Wine is one of the world’s greatest joys. Happy? Celebrate with wine. Sad? Drown your sorrows. Hungry? Wine for dinner. But the wine family is a broad one, with lots of different branches. What does t
The Federal Government is working out a prisoners’ transfer agreement with China, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, announced in Abuja on Thursday. Onyeama made the announcement at
A vigilance group on Thursday arrested a 35-year-old man, Umar Kudu, over alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl in Bida area of Niger. A police source said in Bida that the suspect was caught having sex
On May 22, an explosion rocked an indoor arena in the English city of Manchester right after a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday assured investors that the country would come out of economic recession stronger and bigger with its Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) pol
The arrival of Staffan de Mistura in Moscow could also depend on the timeframe of the next round of intra-Syrian talks
The Federal Government has released the result of the just concluded 2017 National Common Entrance Examination into Federal Unity schools. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, gave approval t
Satellite photos show the Svalbard Global Seed Vault for the first time since reports of flooding triggered widespread panic last week. The facility represents Earth’s best chance of re
Vlad Hrunov, promoter of Russian boxer Fedor Chudinov, admitted his loyalties may be split when his fighter takes on England’s George Groves this Saturday, as the latter reminds him of
The Riigikogu will soon ratify the Rail Baltic agreement as despite critical remarks by the National Audit Office yesterday, major parties see no obstacles on the road to approving the construction of
A female student of the University of Benin almost killed her colleague after stabbing her in the head. An Instagram user who posted the photos of the two girls could not pinpoint the root of the figh
A recent study of the status of the Estonian language suggests that while the language's position is strong as an official language of both Estonia and the European Union, the future of Estonian is at
The government has adopted the National Programme of Measures for the Roma for the 2017-2021 period, whose key priorities include raising the education level of the Roma population, reducing unemploy
Vinko Möderndorfer has won his second Desetnica prize for youth fiction, an accolade awarded by the Slovenian Writers' Association. This time he convinced the jury with his youth novel Kit na pla
The leader of NATO’s newest member state had a first-hand lesson in power dynamics at the alliance summit in Brussels, when he found himself pushed out of the way by US President Donald
“European countries are concerned about incidents on the line of contact in the Karabakh conflict zone, leading to human casualties,” said European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman David
A SAPS reservist and three community patrollers were arrested in connection with kidnapping and extortion, after their alleged victim positively identified them.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) reached a deal with Russia and other major producers on Thursday to prolong output cuts for nine months until the end of Mar
Russia’s Leningrad region is ready to render logistics support for promoting Azerbaijani goods in the big Russian and European markets, Alexander Drozdenko, the Leningrad region's governor, said.
A deputy head of one of the departments of the prosecutor general’s office was caught by SBU for demanding a bribe from a businessman, SBU reports May 25.
IDF soldiers have removed the last remaining tent at a West Bank encampment set up by Jewish activists from the US and Canada. The camp was erected to mark the 50th anniversary of Israe
Political parties used the day to celebrate milestones achieved in the continent as well as to call for unity in tackling issues plaguing Africa.
Status quo in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is fragile
The leader of the Police Federation has gone public with thinly-veiled criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May, accusing her of not providing support after military personnel had to be
An International Monetary Fund mission that has been in Kyiv since May 16 is to complete its work this week, according to Acting Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Yakiv Smolii.
The minister of Petroleum of Ecuador says more countries outside OPEC may join the agreement on oil production freeze at the next meeting, scheduled for November
Speaking on Eho Moskvy radio May 25, Russian journalist Aleksandr Nevzorov said Ukraine should banish the Russian Orthodox Church, ZIK reports May 25.
Armenia’s blackmail and slander against international organizations is systematic, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend May 25.
A lawmaker believes Russian-Chinese interaction, which has reached a record high level, sets an example of interstate cooperation in the modern times
A 52-year-old man is expected to appear in the Vredenburg Magistrate’s Court for fraud valued at R8.4 million, the Hawks said.
A diplomat believes Russia is again being subjected to a Western media blitz aimed at sullying the country’s organization of the world’s two major football events
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate, on Thursday, passed the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, which seeks to unbundle the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation and merged its subsidiaries into an entit

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