U.S. government has stated on September 20 that it holds Russia responsible for an attack on a humanitarian aid convoy in Syria, where about 20 civilians have been killed.
Large grocery stores in France will be required to donate unsold food to charities and food banks, according to a law passed by the French parliament last week.
Angela Merkel, the federal Chancellor of Germany, has on September 19 assumed responsibility for her party’s comparatively poor results in the parliamentary election of Berlin region supposing that her migrant policy has influenced the vote.
Results of elections to Russian State Duma are a signal to the west and Russia itself that there will be no transformation and democratization in Russia, comments researcher of Centre for East European Policy Studies Maris Cepuritis.
Kaspersky Lab has found a Trojan virus in the Guide for Pokemon Go app on the official Google Play store. This Trojan virus infects the Android device and takes control over the device once it receives user access rights.
EU’s European Commission has this week announced a draft directive aimed at amending copyright laws in Europe to force such video sites as YouTube to pay more to musicians and record labels.
On Thursday, 15 September, the European Union decided to extend sanctions imposed against 146 private and 37 legal persons in Russia for taking part in the annexation of Crimea and causing the armed conflict in Ukraine for six more months.
On Thursday, 15 September, the European Parliament approved the proposal of the European Commission on a standard European travel document to speed up the deportation of people who arrive or stay in the European Union illegally back to their home countries.
The Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borissov has criticised the European Union for lack of solidarity in the protection the bloc’s external border and pledged to ask for 160 million euros for the policing of Bulgarian-Turkish border.
German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer has reached a deal on buying U.S. genetically modified seeds multinational Monsanto, which would result into the globally largest seeds and pesticides firm.
The European Union should create a headquarters to help coordinate the formation a single military force, announced President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday, 14 September.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon has expressed regret that many leaders of countries put more effort in clinging to power and not the improvement of the lives of people.
The intervention of the UK in Libya in 2011 pushed for by former British PM David Cameron, was based on erroneous intelligence and stimulated the political and economic troubles in Libya, a British parliamentary committee found in a report announced on September 13.
South Korean Electronics firm Samsung has this week, after a recall of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones announced plans to release an update that would limit the capacity of their battery to 60% of charging.
The Foreign Minister of Luxembourg, Jean Asselborn has this week suggested Hungary’s European Union membership should be halted for a time or even for ever judging that Hungary has been acting contrary to EU’s core values.