Omtzigt faces calls to quit over ‘fake witness’ who spoke at MH17 meeting

Christian Democrat MP Pieter Omtzigt has come under fire over claims that he helped a fake witness to the MH17...
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The ill-fated Dutch ship Batavia which sank after striking a reef off the Western Australian coast in 1629 has given...
Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev and Head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev discussed the current issues of the Russia-Azerbaijan security cooper
Kostroma currently welcomes some 850,000 tourists annually
The Dutch are the least likely of all eurzone Europeans to use cash, according to a new report by the...
Ukraine's manufacturer of mineral fertilizers Cherkasy-based PJSC Azot, which is part of the Ostchem holding owned by businessman Dmytro Firtash, has resumed the production of ammonia and carbamid
Below is a schedule of events for Saturday, 25 November:
Russia has lost first place in the overall medal count of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after the country was deprived of two gold medals in bobsled by the International Olympic Com
The SBI TOP index of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange was up by 0.16% to 782.95 points on Friday, which saw little movement bar the share Zavarovalnica Triglav. The insurer was the winner of the day with
The Eastern Partnership Summit participants welcomed good progress in the ongoing negotiations between the European Union and Azerbaijan for a new framework agreement.
The International Olympic Committee announced its decision on Friday to strip Russian bobsleigh racer Alexander Zubkov of two Olympic gold medals
An $800,000 bribe was offered by a major Odesa smuggler Alperin to NABU official for unblocking the accounts of his company, Prosecutor General Yurij Lutsenko said Nov. 24.
After the opposition New Slovenia (NSi) announced it would make its support for new defence legislation conditional on ending trade unionism among soldiers, the idea was condemned on Friday in a join
Denis Bortnikov, deputy president and chairman of the Management Board at Russia’s VTB Bank PJSC, has been appointed chairman of the Supervisory Board at VTB Bank Azerbaijan.
Female participants in a 17-day-long space training experiment showed far better endurance than men in a sleep deprivation test
A former editor at Russia’s biggest state-run media company has admitted that he and his colleagues got direct orders from above to give President Donald Trump positive coverage during the 2016
Participants in the Eastern Partnership summit have agreed on a final version of their declaration, an UNIAN correspondent in Brussels was told in diplomatic circles.
The state-run Spetstehnoexport company is to sell T-72 tank spare parts to European countries, the company reports Nov. 24.
Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as president of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare's national stadium, bringing the final curtain down on the 37-year rule of
The European Union has encouraged the opening visa liberalisation dialogue with Azerbaijan.
President David Granger will this midday swear-in longstanding Working People’s Alliance (WPA) activist Desmond Trotman as the new Commissioner of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).
Below is a roundup of major events on Friday, 24 November until 3 PM local time:
The solution has been found in respect of Venezuela’s credit debt, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel plan to make maximum efforts to secure the release of Ukrainian prisoners in Donbas.
As the Saudi-led coalition continues its blockade of Yemen, civilians are being deprived of life-saving food and medicine. The UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs told
Venezuela’s vice-president noted progress in political and defense cooperation between the two countries
Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,288.20 per ounce by 1300 GMT, with the price down about 0.4 percent for the week
Bank said the loan would be used to meet general institutional needs
US benchmark settled above $58 a barrel for the first time since mid-2015 this week on heightened optimism
At least 125 were injured in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in the north of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula
At least 120 were injured in a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in the north of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula
The European Un ion has encouraged the opening visa liberalisation dialogue with Azerbaijan

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