In the last earthquake in Italy, which has been the country’s most powerful since 1980, over 15 000 have been left homeless, the country’s civil protection administration has estimated.
Daylight saving time will end in Latvia and elsewhere in the world on 30 October, when clocks will have to be turned one hour back.
Massive floods, fires, earthquakes and volcano eruptions – without a doubt, those are natural processes that transpire on earth. These processes are also affected by climate change, which is something mankind is responsible for.
Voters in Moldova will on October 30 go to ballot boxes in order to express their support to the country’s foreign policy direction towards the European Union or to closer links with the Kremlin, by electing a president.
Russia’s weak spot is President Vladimir Putin’s built system, in which everything depends on a single person, said coordinator of Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s Open Russia foundation Vladimir Kara-Murza at a discussion organized by Konrad Adenauer.
The European Union and 24 more countries have reached an agreement to declare Ross Sea in Antarctica a marine protected area – largest in the world.
The European Parliament has carried out a plenary vote to request more money to help young people find jobs, enhance economic growth and help third countries deal with the migration crisis. According to MEPs, the opinion of the EU Council in regards to budget cuts should be changed in the opposite direction.
The numbers of wildlife in the world have since 1970 decreased by 58%, it has been found in a study.
The Serbian government has stated on October 24 that a group of persons involved in spying on the Montenegrin head of government have been arrested. «There is irrefutable evidence that some people, and that's not those who were arrested, monitored the movement of the Montenegrin prime minister on a daily basis, every second, telling other people who were supposed to act on it,» Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić stated.
In northern France, near Calais, authorities have commenced transporting migrants away from Jungle, the tent village, where several thousand migrants have been living for years.
By comparing the drinking habits of four million people born between 1891 and 2001, it has been found in a study that the generations living today have reduced the likelihood of men consuming more alcohol in unhealthy amounts than women.
The European Union and Canada have stated they still hope to sign their bilateral free trade deal, after the Belgian federal government clarified that it cannot ensure the backing of three regional bodies for the agreement.