Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Turkey: Party leader calls for the withdrawal of the country from NATO

NATO is not a guarantor of Turkey's independence, but, on the contrary, undermines it, therefore the country should withdraw from this organization, the chairman of the Turkish party "Rodina" (Vatan) Dogu Perincek said on Monday, commenting on the scandal at the NATO exercises in...

There is only one Jabhat al-Nusra — Remaining terrorist groups ready to negotiate with Damascus

Jabhat al-Nusra, in fact, remains the only force that refuses to negotiate a peace settlement in Syria and does not intend to lay down its arms. Other organizations demonstrate a willingness to negotiate. This was reported by Izvestia sources in Russian diplomatic circles. Interlocutors in...

Stephen Hawking named the date of the disappearance of mankind

Humanity is waiting for a disaster due to overpopulation and growing energy consumption, said Stephen Hawking . By 2600 the Earth can turn into a fireball, writes New York Post. It is possible to avoid the death of civilization - it is only necessary to...

Scientists found out what people feel after death

Dead people understand that they have died, and they completely feel the world around them. This was stated by researchers from the Langone Medical Center at the New York University (NYU Langone School of Medicine). According to scientists, the moment of dying is something completely...

Secretary of State Tillerson said US hopes for diplomacy on the DPRK issue

Washington hopes that the resolution of the crisis around the DPRK will help international diplomatic efforts, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. "We still hope for diplomacy. <...> All this is part of the ongoing intensification of pressure, and we continue to exert even...

Parties in Germany called for early elections

Several German parliamentary parties immediately after the failure of the coalition talks called for early elections that could strengthen the position of the "Alternatives for Germany" (AiG), Izvestia told sources in the German parliament. In the party of the Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel noted...

Goldman Sachs: In 2018, Fed will raise rates 4 times

Goldman Sachs believes in the steady growth of the US economy and expects four rate increases next year. The US economy is approaching the new 2018, showing a good momentum, which in the end, according to the bank's experts, can stimulate the growth of wages...

British lose 400 pounds a week due to Brexit

Brexit adversely affected the rate of the British currency, the wages of workers in Britain, and also led to an increase in inflation, writes The Times. According to the study of the Center for Economic Performance in London, prices for imported products (bread, eggs and...

Cryptown: Bitcoin at the sight of hackers

The bitcoin rate continues to beat records: the most popular crypto currency by November 20 overcame the $ 8 thousand line, and its market capitalization exceeded $ 104 billion (data of coinmarket.cap). Many financial experts urge to be cautious about the markets of the...

The British authorities will support the market of electric cars

The head of the British Ministry of Finance Philip Hammond this week will make a statement on the country's budget, which will include measures to encourage the development of production of unmanned vehicles and electric cars, Reuters reports. Hammond is under pressure before he makes...

Putin orders army to supply ‘more sophisticated’ weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered the Russian army and fleet to provide "more sophisticated" weapons to boost their capabilities. "Our army and our fleet should have more sophisticated weapons," Putin said during a meeting with military and technical officials in Sochi, in southwestern...

US classifies North Korea as ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his country had decided to include North Korea on its blacklist of "state sponsors of terrorism" to increase pressure on its nuclear program. "In addition to threatening the world with nuclear destruction, North Korea has repeatedly supported...

Zimbabwe: Ruling party plans to start a parliamentary mechanism to isolate President Mugabe

Zimbabwe's ruling party announced on Monday its intention to launch a parliamentary mechanism to sack President Robert Mugabe after the deadline for his resignation. Mugabe, 93, has declared his commitment to his post as "supreme commander" of the country, in contrast to expectations of stepping...

Hezbollah to withdraw its forces from Iraq after the defeat of the jihadists

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah announced on Monday his readiness to withdraw troops from Iraq after defeating the Islamic state, which lost its last stronghold in the Rawa region. Nasrallah said in a televised speech that his party and after the emergence of the Organization...

Saudi airstrikes in Hudaydah, Yemen killed at least 12 people: reports

Saudi warplanes hit two trucks in Yemen’s Hudaydah, Sa’ada provinces, kill 12 people, reports Press TV late on Monday. --- Stay connected with @VOP_Today, @BreakingVop, @VOPnewsroom and never miss the breaking news stories happening around the world 24/7.

UK Central Bank raises interest rates for the first time in 10 years

The Bank of England has raised the key interest rate to 0.50 percent in an effort to curb the country's inflation, which has been accelerating since the vote on Britain's exit from the European Union. This is the first time that the Bank of England...

Greece flooding: Death toll rises to 20

Floods in the western suburb of Athens have killed 20 people and two people remain missing, according to a new toll released by relief teams. On Monday, the government provided emergency aid to the affected areas, in addition to 5,000 euros per damaged home. The devastating...

Hamas rejects Lebanese Hezbollah’s description of ‘terrorism’

Hamas said on Monday it had refused to describe Hezbollah as a "terror" at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers, calling for resolving differences in the Arab region by "dialogue." The Islamic Movement said in a statement that it "refuses to describe the Lebanese Hezbollah...

No information yet about an Argentine submarine lost five days ago

Argentina is still without information about the San Juan submarine, which has been wrecked for five days and carrying 44 people despite intensive research involving several countries. The weather and high waves between 5 and 7 meters do not contribute to the negligible facilitation of...

Janet Yellen to leave Fed

Fed Chair Janet Yellen announced Monday that she will leave the Federal Reserve after he successor is sworn in. Yellen's four-term term as head of the central bank comes to an end in February, and she has the option of staying on as governor. President...

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