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European Space Probe - 06/30/2015

A mechanical space lander has amazed researchers by awakening sending a sign to Earth, seven months in the wake of straying into the shadows of a comet where they dreaded it may be marooned for ever. The European Space Agency said on Sunday that it had gotten signals from the lander, named Philae, late on Thursday, when it started "talking" with its group on the ground surprisingly since it went...

Greece Makes Public Transport Free - 06/29/2015

Greek authorities have canceled fare on public transport in Athens for the week. According to Transport Minister Christos Spirtzisa, residents will be able to ride free on the subway, buses and trolleybuses. At the same time, it is decided not to cancel the fee for electric. The decision will come into force during the day and will be applied only to the capital, as private companies make...

US Makes Same-Sex Marriages Legal - 06/26/2015

On Friday, the US Supreme Court ruled that the right to same-sex marriage is not contrary to the constitution. Currently, same-sex marriages are allowed in 37 states out of 50. US President Barack Obama said the decision of the Supreme Court (SC) of the country, legalized same-sex marriage, is "a victory for America," which will make Americans equal and free. - This is a victory for America ......

France Fumes Over the US Wiretapping: The Situation with Eavesdropping - 06/24/2015

US intelligence agencies wiretapping of the Presidents of France are "unacceptable" for the Allies, said spokesperson of the French government Stephane Le Foll. - This is unacceptable among the allies, - he said on the TV channel iTele. - It's hard to accept that there may be such practices between allies, in particular, wiretapping of the President. When we together fight against terrorism, it...

Obesity in the US: the Problem Is Growing Bigger - 06/23/2015

In the US now, even more people suffer from obesity or overweight than 20 years ago, according to the study published in the scientific medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Experts analyzed data collected from 2007 to 2012. The study involved 15 thousand of men and women aged 25 years and older. It turned out that two thirds of women in this group, and three-quarters of men are overweight. The...

The Most Expensive EU Countries - 06/23/2015

28 countries of the European Union have a serious disorder of the prices for consumer goods, including food and beverages, according to the calculations of the German Federal Statistical Office, summarizing the data for 2014. The country with the highest level of prices turned out to be Denmark, followed by the rest of the Nordic countries. In the EU, there are states where the cost of living is...

An Issue between Obama and Texas - 06/19/2015

By the middle of his second term, Barack Obama became the most unpopular leader in the USA for the entire post-war history. For many Americans, especially in conservative states, he is the personification of all the terrible, that only can be in politics. The next confirmation, that the President is not only loved, but also not considered capable of solving the problems, was the incident with...

Ischinger: US Plans for the Storage of Weapons in Europe Do Not Cut Across with the agreement with the Russian Federation - 06/18/2015

US and its NATO partners plans to send American weapons to be deposited in Europe do not conflict with the alliance obligations to Russia. This opinion was expressed by Chairman of the Munich Security Conference Wolfgang Friedrich Ischinger. However, he does not believe that Europe is on the brink of a new Cold War. - I believe that NATO should stick to its obligations arising from the...

Germans Vote for Grexit - 06/17/2015

A clear majority of Germans - 58 percent – are for a Greek exit from the euro zone, the opposite opinion is shared by only 28 percent of respondents, according to a survey conducted by the sociological institute YouGov. The results have been made public on Wednesday, June 17. Meanwhile, a number of authoritative experts have warned about the negative consequences of Grexit. - If we now say"...

Australia, China signs landmark trade deal - 06/17/2015

Australia and China have signed a breakthrough free trade deal even as a multilateral Pacific trade agreement seems to be a thing of distant future.   Australia trade minister Andrew Robb warned that negotiations to attain a Pacific trade agreement is in logger jam as the US Congress again failed to pass legislation to allow the 12 countries included in the negotiations to effectively come...
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