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More than 26% of the Dutch exports last year were due to independent small businesses, the Dutch statistics bureau CBS...
The Dutch prison population shrank by a further 8% in 2015 and is now 20% down on 10 years ago,...
The third session of the Economic and Social Commission on countries of Asian and Pacific region is underway these minutes.
A four-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday after he was knocked down by a truck on the R553 in Bobhelong, ER 24 paramedics have said.
The food industry has voluntarily decided to start removing cartoon characters and other children’s favourites from the packaging of more...
Mark Rutte’s government should ratify Ukraine’s association treaty with the EU despite the ‘no’ vote in this year’s referendum, according...
British lawmakers backed Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit timetable on Wednesday after she headed off a rebellion in her Conservative Party over a lack of insight into the government's strategy to
The United Nations will assist Azerbaijan in achieving sustainable development goals, said Ghulam Isaczai, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan.
China unexpectedly joined Russia in blocking a new UN Security Council Resolution on a ceasefire in Aleppo, giving Russian and Syrian government forces an unexpected boost as they push to take new dis
A bilateral currency auction was held at the Central Bank, which also involved SOFAZ.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of newly reconstructed Ramana-Mashtagha highway in Sabunchu district, as well as a 5-kilometer section of Zigh-Amirjan-Yen
Moscow is hosting the conference of Transport Ministers of Economic and Social Commission for Asian and Pacific.
The lowest rate of Azerbaijan’s national currency, manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7414 AZN/USD for Dec. 9 after a currency auction held by the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) on Dec. 8 wit
Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines spoke with TASS in his exclusive interview about his Moscow visit and the prospects of Philippine-Russian cooperation
Two Russian medical specialists were killed on December 5 when militants shelled a mobile military hospital in Aleppo
The negotiators agreed to work out a decision regarding water supplies in Donbas at the talks in Minsk on Wednesday, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) special envoy in the Tr
Inflation rose by 0.2% in November to its highest level in six months, overtaking the interest rate on savings accounts,...
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has greeted President-elect of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen over the win in the presidential elections.
Pupils in grades 7, 8 and 9 who got below 40% for maths and, consequently, failed this year are being thrown a lifeline.
"The issues dividing Washington and Moscow are much more serious today than they were seven years ago," former US Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow said
A TEENAGE girl has been arrested for calling a classmate names on a social network and insulting the victim's father - showing how authorities in Spain are taking a ...
The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE)on December 8 will consider the approval of the suspension mechanism for visa-free regime with the Third World coun
Over the past day militants have fired positions of the Ukrainian military in Donbas 20 times, the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) wrote on its Facebook page on Thursday morning.
BOTH parents of the 11-year-old girl who suffers a premature ageing disease have been arrested and accused of trying to defraud donors who gave money for her treatment - ...
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has said that a compromise solution has been found in Brussels to suspend visa waivers.
As air pollution in much of urban France shows no signs of dispersing, traffic restrictions continue in Paris and are to be extended today to the south-eastern city of Lyon. What impact will the fall
MP (People's Will group of lawmakers) and a representative of industrialists, businessmen and employers in the parliament Oles Dovhy intends to create an analytical center that would provide materials
“I’m asking you to ensure the banks’ operations during weekends and holidays”, the PM said during the Cabinet meeting.
The parliamentary Petitions, Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Commission was presented on Wednesday with two petitions against refugee centres in Lendava (NE) and Bela krajina (SE). While calling
Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan recommended Artak Shaboyan, chairman of the state commission for the protection of economic competition, to maximally focus on prevention of artificial inflation and
Russia’s leading internet search engine Yandex has analyzed queries and search terms and named the major events and developments of 2016 for Russians, Interfax reported.
Theo Martins Jackson and Willem Oostuizen allegedly beat up Victor Rethabile Mlotshwa before forcing him into a coffin.

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