More than 2.2 billion people in the world live in poverty or just on the brink of poverty. The situation is only made worse by financial crises, natural catastrophes, growing prices on food products and armed conflicts, as reported by the UN.
Argentina for the second time in the last 12 years is unable to pay its dept. The situation might deepen the recession of Latin America's third largest economy and fuel its inflation.
The former Prime Minister of Spain's Autonomous Community of Catalonia has admitted he avoided paying taxes of 34 years. Jordi Pujol is considered to be the father of Catalonia's independence efforts, which now, prior to an independence vote, have suffered a blow.
This year’s biggest annual awards show and festival for professionals in the creative communications industry Cannes Lions has ended. Every year, it gathers thousands of the world’s most creative minds, and emotions usually overflow the show.
Denmark and Germany are the countries that have benefited most from the European single market since its establishment in 1992, a study published on June 27 shows.
Data recorded by the black boxes of Malaysian airliner MH17 indicate that the plane was downed by missile shrapnel, spokesman of Ukrainian security service said on July 28.
This Monday, July 28th, ambassadors of EU countries agreed to expand sanctions against Russia, increasing the list of persons against whom sanctions will be applied, as reported by diplomats.
The current war in Eastern Ukraine is crucial to Russian President Vladimir Putin, his intentions and the safety of Baltic States, believes Latvian MEP Sandra Kalniete.
The Hague's Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands, is expected to announce on July 28 that has ruled in favour of a group of shareholders in a claim of the defunct oil giant Yukos against Russia, awarding compensation of about EUR 37 billion.
The UN Security Council on July 28 called on warring sides in Gaza to enact immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire.