Thursday, February 22, 2018
ALBANIA - Moscow is concerned about plans for the creation of Great Albania and the EU's passivity in this regard, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference with Serbian President Alexander Vucic. "Of course, we can not...
UNITED STATES - Ivanka Trump to arrive in South Korea on Friday. Daughter and adviser to the US President Ivanka Trump will lead the country's delegation at the closing of the Olympics in Pyeongchang on February 25, a senior...
UNITED STATES - The decline in the dollar over the past year is less due to what happens to US policy and fundamentals, and more to investors who pay more attention to economic growth in other regions, for example in...
SOUTH KOREA - The main crypto-currencies are falling in price at the auctions on Wednesday, despite optimistic reports from South Korea that the country plans to normalize the crypto-currency business within the self-regulatory environment. Investors should have been delighted with...
UNITED STATES - JPMorgan Chase & Co. has raised the forecast of the prices for metals, having declared, that acceleration of inflation will support the raw goods, informs Bloomberg. "Inflation has come, and this should be a positive factor for commodities,"...
NORTH KOREA - US Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with North Korean officials, including the sister of leader Kim Jong-un, in South Korea during the Winter Olympics this month, but the DPRK canceled the meeting at the last...
UNITED STATES - Now there are three global superpowers, three countries that are leading in the world: China, Russia and the United States. After the Second World War and until recently, the US clearly dominated the world, not only in cultural...
TURKEY - The activation of the Turkish army in Syria can turn into serious problems for Ankara. The thing is that investors look with great apprehension at the military adventure of Erdogan, who decided to start a full-scale war with the...
EU - European shares fell in early trade on Wednesday, weighed down by continued high bond yields, but good results from telecoms, Lloyds and Glencore Mining helped reduce losses. By 0824 GMT, the Stoxx 600 European index was down 0.2 percent...
SOUTH KOREA - General Motors is proposing to invest $ 2.8 billion over the next 10 years in its loss-making operations in South Korea and has asked Seoul to provide financial resources for investment, a South Korean government official said...
NORTH KOREA - During the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, a "secret meeting" of US Vice President Mike Pence with North Korean leader Kim Yong Chen's sister was planned, which was "canceled at the last minute" on the initiative of...
RUSSIA - Speaking to a pro-NATO think tank, the commander-in-chief of the British army has blatantly signaled the imminence of a Russian offensive ... The Guardian newspaper notes, however, that it is the vote of the army budget.Is Russia...
UNITED STATES - For security analyst Charles Shoebridge, the record military budget of $ 686 billion for 2019 shows that the United States is preparing for conventional wars between states, and not just dealing with terrorist groups. As promised by Donald...
RUSSIA - Several media, as well as the Bloomberg agency, claim that hundreds of "Russian mercenaries" have died in the air raid of the Washington-led coalition. But the assertion is only based on conjecture. While the situation in Syria is deteriorating...
ISRAEL - A few days ago, the police recommended the Israeli Prime Minister's indictment for corruption, including charges of bribe-taking. Today, he finds himself again in turmoil. Two former Benjamin Netanyahu associates and the boss of Israel's largest telecommunications group are...
SYRIA - Dozens of Russian citizens from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have been injured and killed in recent clashes in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. In a statement, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on February...
UNITED STATES - The Dow Jones industrial average and the S & P 500 fell on Wall Street on Tuesday after a six-straight winning streak, hurt by a sharp fall in Walmart, but gains for Amazon and other technology companies...
UNITED STATES - US crude hit a two-week high in a volatile trading session on Tuesday, backed by declines in stockpiles at a major storage center amid expectations that major oil producers could expand cooperation after 2018, but Brent crude...
UNITED STATES - Gold prices were under pressure from the dollar's rise and interest rates on Tuesday, plummeting to a third session, but received support from political concerns and ambiguity about major US bond auctions this week. The dollar continued to...
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's defense minister said his country and the United States would announce before April their plan for joint military exercises. When asked about when the countries will hold their postponed military exercises, Song Yong-moo told parliament that...