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Monday 19.03.2018 | Name days: Jāzeps

«If we stop, the world stops» - Spain's women's strike gathers several million

In Spain, the day of the first women's day strike has been passed, as women taking part stopped working and were been urged by organisers to spend no money and not do any domestic work for 24 hours.

UN: Women affected more by climate change

The UN has estimated that natural calamities related to climate change such as floods and drought influence the lives of women disproportionately more than those of men.

Hungary's Orbán announces financial support to pensioners and families month before election

As the Hungarian parliamentary election of 2018 approaches, the country's Prime Minister Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán came forward with one-time financial support for pensioners and families.

Russia investigates its army plane crash in Syria, death of over 30 people

The Russian Defence Ministry has stated that in Syria a Russian military transport plane has crashed taking the lives of over 30 people.

Baltics and five more EU members stand for finishing current EU reforms instead of starting new ones

Voicing their view of the Franco-German plans to reform the European Union, the Baltic states and five other northern EU members called on other partners to concentrate on finishing the banking union, enhancing compliance with budget rules and also on the establishment of the European Monetary Fund.

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