Showing posts with label leaders. Show all posts
Showing posts with label leaders. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Report Says 1 in 4 Children at Risk of Poverty in Europe

Report Says 1 in 4 Children at Risk of Poverty in Europe

Almost 20 million children in European Union countries are living in poverty, according to the aid organization Save the Children. In 2021, the number of children at risk of poverty increased by 200,000 to 19.6 million, a new report by the organization found.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Former Russian President Laments Low Quality of Current European Leaders | Farsnews Agency

The current generation of European politicians are vastly inferior to those who governed the continent a few decades ago, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

Monday, March 29, 2021

EU chiefs to visit Turkey amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on Kurdish-supporting party — RT

EU chiefs to visit Turkey

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel have announced they will visit Turkey on April 6, amid tensions over Ankara’s crackdown on the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP).

Friday, April 27, 2018

Kim-Moon summit grabs international spotlight

Kim-Moon summit
The leaders of the two Koreas shook hands at the Military Demarcation Line at 9:30 am on Friday. This meeting, the first in 11 years, holds the attention of not only the two countries involved, but also the international community.  

Thursday, April 26, 2018

India, China leaders’ meeting to ease tensions over border

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a visit that could reset a complicated relationship that faced several tests last year, including a border standoff, AP reports.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

UN officials call for new approach to sustaining peace

sustaining peace
United Nations officials on Tuesday urged a gathering of world leaders and high-ranking representatives of member states and other representatives to help strengthen a new approach to sustaining peace, which aims to put prevention at the heart of UN's work.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Palestinians to hold 1st leadership meeting in decade on April 30

Palestinians to hold 1st leadership meeting in decade on April 30
The chief Palestinian legislative body will hold its first meeting in nearly a decade next month to elect a new leadership, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Saturday, February 17, 2018

China: Foreign leaders send Lunar New Year greetings

Lunar New Year of the Dog
Foreign leaders around the world sent their greetings and good wishes to Chinese celebrating the Chinese New Year, expressing their will to further develop relations with China.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Spain's Supreme Court rejects request to arrest Catalan ex-president

Spain's Supreme Court
Spain's Supreme Court rejected a request by prosecutors to reactivate an arrest warrant for deposed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in Denmark on Monday.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Trump: I am a 'very stable genius' and 'really smart'

US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised himself
US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised himself as "a very stable genius," following the release of a bombshell book that raises doubts over his mental health.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Twitter erupts after Trump says he 'never knew we had so many countries'

Twitter erupts after Trump says he 'never knew we had so many countries'
US President Donald Trump said he “never knew we had so many countries” until he received congratulatory phone calls from world leaders after his election victory.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

EU leaders unanimously agree on negotiating guidelines for Brexit

European Union leaders vowed on Saturday to stand shoulder to shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that any demands from Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."

Saturday, January 21, 2017

France's Le Pen says Europe must 'wake up'; Brexit domino effect on EU

French far-right National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen urged European voters to follow the example of the Americans and British and "wake up" in 2017 at a meeting of far-right leaders in Germany.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

China warns India over Dalai Lama, India dismisses the warning

China on Friday objected to the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama Dalai Lama’s Decemer 10 meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan during a children’s summit saying India must respect China’s “core interests” to avoid “any disturbance” to the bilateral ties.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

German Chancellor 'Merkel is Responsible' for Rise of Euroscepticism in EU

Euroscepticism is becoming increasingly popular in Europe as the EU authorities fail to meet people’s expectations and solve their problems, experts told Sputnik, commenting on a recent poll that showed the idea of Brexit-like referendums is gaining popularity across the European Union.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Majority of Germans Want Merkel to Stay for Another Term as Chancellor

A survey by Germany’s leading pollster Emnid, commissioned by the Bild newspaper, found that 55 percent wished Merkel stayed on the job past the 2017 general election, while 39 wanted her to go.

Friday, October 21, 2016

S.Africa to pull out of International Criminal Court: media

South Africa will withdraw from the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC), media reports in Johannesburg said on Friday, sparking rapid criticism from rights bodies.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...