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Sunday 29.03.2020 | Name days: Agija, Aldonis

Award to Chernobyl series appreciated in Lithuania

In Lithuania, where much of the Chernobyl series about the tragic 1986 accident of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant was filmed, its award of the Golden Globe in the U.S. has been appreciated.

Croatia makes step to left with election of new President

Presidential election in Croatia has ended with the victory of the former Prime Minister, social democrat Zoran Milanović. Croatia has taken over the European Union’s helm for a six-month period.

Iraqi parliament requires U.S. forces to leave after killing of Iran’s general

Iraqi legislators have decided to cancel the country’s request for the international coalition of forces to be in the country after the U.S. killed a key Iranian general.

Estonia officially joins UN Security Council

The Estonian flag has been raised at the UN Security Council in the U.S., where the Baltic country has been elected to protect international law globally, together with 14 other countries in 2020 and 2021. Estonia plans to Estonia will attend all sessions, have the right to vote and will chair two sanctions committees.

Turkey: 200 thousand people on move to Turkey in war-torn Syria

In the Syrian province of Idlib, which has recently suffered an air strike offensive by Syrian government and Russian forces, over 200 thousand migrants are moving to neighbouring Turkey, according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

German zoo hit by tragic fire, police points to New Year paper lanterns

A German zoo has been hit by a tragic fire, which has destroyed a primate house taking the lives of over 30 animals. Police have pointed to flying New Year paper lanterns as a possible cause. The Chinese miniature hot air balloons have been banned in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Von der Leyen worried about Brexit transition period limitation to 2020

Ursula von der Leyen, the new head of the European Commission, has called on London to reconsider his refusal to extend the 11-month timeframe available for agreeing a deal on the future relationship with the European Union after Brexit.

Italian glacier pollution prompts resort to go plastic-free

In Italian Alps, a ski resort is endeavouring to become the first in Europe to ban plastic after scientists discovered that a nearby glacier contained a significant amount of microplastics.


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