Head of German federal government Angela Merkel has states on December 6 that burka Islamic head-wear should be banned in the country within the limits of law.
Largest U.S. social networking companies have stated on December 5 that they cooperate to create a joint data base with images and videos that are employed to lure users into terrorist activities.
In a UN Security Council vote for a resolution urging to put in place a ceasefire in Syria’s possibly besieged second city of Aleppo, Russia and China have on December 5 used their right to veto.
International lenders have on December 5 pledged to ease the heavy debt burden of Greece after a meeting of Eurogroup finance ministers.
Counterfeit goods on the market cause nine industries to lose more than EUR 48 billion every year, according to estimates calculated in studies performed by European Union Intellectual Property Office.
In the next year’s budget, members of the European Parliament have secured larger support to unemployed youngsters and Erasmus+, as well as initiatives for support of small and medium-sized businesses, transport infrastructure projects and research. Commitment appropriations for 2017 total EUR 157.8578 billion, and payment appropriations EUR 134.49 billion.
European Union’s police body Europol has engaged in the often commercial pre-festive period by releasing Christmas advent calendar that will reveal one of bloc’s most wanted criminals every day up until Christmas.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on November 30 for the first time since 2008 to reduce oil supply in an attempt to make global oil prices grow. The organisatrion’s head Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada stated that a cut of 1.2 million barrels a day would start from January
On Wednesday, 30 November, Latvian airBaltic airline welcomed the world’s first Bombardier CS300 aircraft in Riga.
Satellite imagery and map software Google Earth has on November 29 been updated with a timelapse feature that shows, how the planet’s surface has changed over the last 32 years.
A group of German and U.S. car firms have joined their forces to establish a network of high-powered electric car charging stations in Europe.
The head of Germany’s Federal Intelligence Service has announced on November 29 that Russia may attempt to affect the 2017 German federal parliamentary election. Bruno Kahl stated that his agency was aware of cyber attacks with no other purpose than «causing political uncertainty».