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Syria, Migrant Workers and the Armenian Genocide. Why Relations Between Turkey and Germany are Becoming Worse - 08/21/2015

In recent years, the two partners - Berlin and Ankara - collected many claims to each other. Dissatisfaction of Germany, which is home to more than three million Turks, is arisen by reluctance of many immigrants to integrate into German society. The Bundestag is convinced that this is fault of the president Erdogan and his entourage, who has repeatedly called German Turks to preserve their native...

Fifteen-Year-Old Teenager Entered the US Presidential Race - 08/20/2015

A teenager from Iowa Brady Olson has registered as a candidate for the US presidency. He described himself as ‘Deez Nuts’ filling out an application on the site of the Federal Election Commission (FEC), reports New York Post. - The next step will be to find a party that would support my candidacy, such as the Minnesota Independence Party or ‘Modern Whigs’ - said the 15-year-old Olson. - Still it...

Will Switzerland be Attractive to Foreign Business? - 08/19/2015

Switzerland is famous not only for banks and chocolate, but also for its favorable framework conditions for doing business, being attractive to both domestic and foreign business people. More precisely - famous so far because the strong Swiss franc and the migratory restrictions, entering into force soon, may cause serious damage to the Confederacy, fobbing off perspective foreign investors. The...

"Media should be a counterbalance to the concentration of political and economic power" - Former chief editor of Diario 16 and El Mundo told about his new edition - 08/18/2015

Former chief editor of the Spanish newspaper El Mundo Pedro Ramirez spoke about his new information publication El Espanol, which will be launched in the coming weeks, in an interview with the Financial Times. According to its creator, which is known for high-profile investigative journalist, El Espanol will fight the "corrupt oligarchy that undermine Spanish democracy". The official launch of...

The Debt Write-Off Will Not Save Greece from Problems - 08/17/2015

Greek economic crisis continues to rage, and many famous people - from the Nobel Prize in economics (such as Paul Krugman) to senior officials (eg, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew) - call for easing of financial aid to the country and alleviate its debt burden. Even the International Monetary Fund, which, along with other European creditors, gave emergency funding to Greece, recently joined this...

German Economy Recovers - 08/14/2015

The German economy in the second quarter of 2015 regained the pace of growth thanks to booming exports. Gross national product rose from April to June by 0.4 per cent compared with the previous quarter, reported on Friday, August 14, the Federal Statistical Office. The surveyed economists expected on average an increase of 0.5 per cent, despite the fact that the beginning of the year did not...

Indonesian Police Arrested Three People Preparing Terrorist Acts on Behalf of IG - 08/14/2015

Indonesian police arrested three people connected with the terrorist group "Islamic State", that planned to organize a series of bombings during the celebrations scheduled for Monday 70th anniversary of independence of the country, the newspaper New Straits Times writes, citing the police. Detainees would make attacks on several churches and a police station in the city of Surakarta in Java,...

Spain on the Road to Recovery, but Risks Remain - 08/13/2015

It was easy to overlook the economic recovery in other regions of Southern Europe against the backdrop of months of drama surrounding the possible Grexit (the same could happen with Greece if there was no politics, some experts assume). The rise in Spain is particularly important, since it is the fourth largest economy of the Eurozone, and one of those, which problems could have caused the...

Trump: The Devaluation of The Yuan Would Undermine the US Economy - 08/12/2015

The US presidential candidate from the Republican Party said that the devaluation of the Chinese yuan would be "devastating" for the US economy. -    They just destroy us, - said the billionaire businessman, a longtime critic of China's currency policy in an interview with CNN. - They continue to devalue its currency and will do so in the future. They will achieve a strong fall of...

Army Games Will Increase Sales of Russian Weapons - 08/12/2015

The press is noting that the holding of such a military competition can help strengthen the military-political relations between Russia and the member states and to increase sales of Russian arms. A retired Brigadier General Ben Barry, an expert in land military operations of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said in his interview to Bloomberg, that the international...
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