On her first country visit as UN Women's Goodwill Ambassador, acclaimed British actor Emma Watson today highlighted the need for women's political participation and leadership at all levels. Ms. Watson's visit to Uruguay comes at an opportune moment as the country gears up for national elections, and where a one-time quota law guaranteeing 30 per...
The European Parliament called on the EU and its member states not to lift sanctions imposed against Russia. According to European MPs, the EU must be prepared to impose new restrictive measures, such as exclude Russia from Russia cooperation in the nuclear field and from the system of international settlements SWIFT
Russians had inhabited the territory of southeastern Ukraine between the state of Ukraine and Crimea in the 19th century, shortly after the Crimean War (1853-55) which, by the way, some historians call the real World War I. Also those Russians of the 19th century referred to their home territory as Novorossiya, New Russia
As the UN General Assembly begins its 69th session, as the world looks beyond the Millennium Development Goals and sets about laying the foundations for lasting sustainable development, as we discover that we need one billion USD to combat the spread of the Ebola virus, we have an unnecessary polarization of East and West. Does it make sense?
The Americans will not outdo the performance of Russian RD-180 engines. If you have ever watched Russian rockets and US shuttles taking off, you can see the difference. From an American shuttle, when it takes off, there is a large tail left, and the smoke in the tail is very thick, because the combustion of fuel is incomplete, so it falls down
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) is a global healthcare community to capturing and disseminating the best evidence-based healthcare ideas and practices. Through annual Summits and an ongoing research agenda focused on key health care challenges, WISH is building action-driven communities of leading innovators in healthcare policy
After Zenit's very positive result in Lisbon yesterday against SL Benfica (2-0), CSKA Moskva, Russia's other representative in the Champions League, CSKA, had a disastrous defeat in Italy, losing 5-1 to AS Roma. CSKA scored the goal of honor after 82 minutes (Musa) after Roma entered the break 4-0 up and Ignashevich scored an own goal on 50'.
A nation is simply the spiritual body that a people acquires during the course of its history. Novorossiya or New Russia, so absent in mainstream media and so present in alternative news sources today, is popularly believed to be a fleeting matter, simply a new name created ex-novo for effect by the local militias of southeastern Ukrainians
It was a dream come true for the talented director, who had previously achieved success as the owner of Oddball Animation, a visual effects company. Few first time feature filmmakers get to play with Hollywood's toy box. But, discussing The Maze Runner in London ahead of its worldwide release, it's clear Wes Ball knows how to play
Much is said about the USA's decision to send soldiers to fight Ebola in West Africa, little is said, as usual, about Cuba's decision to send a brigade of healthcare workers to West Africa as part of the ongoing health aid (alongside education aid) Cuba has been exporting for half a century.
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu said that due to increased foreign presence in Ukraine, the deployment of self-sufficient group of forces in the Crimean direction has become a priority. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes that the West is waging a media war against Russia with its statements of Russia's military intervention in Ukraine
After being elected President of The United States of America, B.H. Obama ll had posted, on the Internet, a supposed certified copy of his Hawaiian birth certificate. This birth certificate posting came about because of the pressure put on him from conservatives
FC Zenit (Saint Petersburg) came away from Estádio da Luz (The Stadium of Light) in Lisbon, beating home side SL Benfica by 2-0 with goals from Hulk after five minutes and Witsel on 22'. In the other Group C game, Monaco beat Bayer Leverkusen 1-0. Zenit plays Monaco, Benfica meets Leverkusen in the next round.