The Nordic countries habitually find themselves on top of various indexes regarding matters such as sustainability, human potential or welfare. Now, they seem to once again have come atop their European peers, even if it's regarding ethically dubious matters this time.
An owner of a tea shop in the Turkish Sakarya Province, Selcuk Nalbantoglu, has started a campaign to show support for the government and strengthen the Turkish currency.
With President Putin’s visit to Japan now a week away, some people don’t expect any breakthroughs, while others consider the upcoming visit as historic and one that could change the course of relations between the two countries.
About 150 civilians, mostly people with disabilities or those in need of urgent medical care, were evacuated from a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in a statement on Thursday.
Inflation in Russia is likely to stand at 5.6 percent in 2016, which is lower than the official forecast, the director of the Russian Economic Development Ministry's Joint Department of Macroeconomic Forecasting said Thursday.
The Chinese Foreign Ministry welcomes the fact that US President-elect Donald Trump appointed Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, who has repeatedly called Chinese leader Xi Jinping his long-time friend, to become the US ambassador to China, the ministry's spokesperson Lu Kang said Thursday.
Sweden has passed a landmark decision by sentencing a man, who took part in the battle against Daesh in Iraq, to six months in prison for posing with decapitated bodies and severed heads, images of which he posted on Facebook.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov urged the European Commission on Thursday to elaborate a "plan B" in case if Turkey decides to withdraw from the migration agreement and to fulfill its threat to send refugees to the European Union.
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