- Federer fights back to beat Albot in Miami
Roger Federer rallied from a set down to beat Moldovan surprise package Radu Albot 4-6 7-5 6-3 in a stuttering start to the 20-times Grand Slam champion's Miami Open campaign on Saturday.
Reuters. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 21:20:16 -0400.
- England footballers Declan Rice and Ben Chilwell race on inflatable unicorns at St George's Park
Declan Rice and Ben Chilwell raced around a pool on the inflatable unicorns during a recovery session at St George's Park, Burton-on-Trent, following 5-0 thumping of Czech Republic last night.
Daily Mail. Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:19:58 +0000.
- 5,000 nationalists protest corruption in Ukraine
About 5,000 nationalist demonstrators have held a protest in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev calling for arrests in a defense industry corruption case.
Fox News. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:35:54 GMT.
- Josh Hanson murder: Shane O'Brien detained in Romania
Suspected killer Shane O'Brien is wanted in connection with a fatal bar stabbing in London.
BBC News. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:23:12 GMT.
- Belarusians Mark Anniversary Of First Independent Republic
Several thousand people have gathered in the Belarusian city of Grodno to mark the founding of the short-lived first independent Belarusian republic 101 years ago.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:50:09 +0000.
- Ramsey out of Wales' opening Euro qualifier against Slovakia
Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey will miss the opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia in Cardiff on Sunday.
BBC News. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 12:34:16 GMT.
- Ukrinform: Hungary-Ukraine trade turnover totaled 4 billion euros in 2018
In 2018, the trade turnover between Hungary and Ukraine totaled 4 billion euros, being larger than the same indicator of Hungary-Russia economic cooperation. Read more here. ...
Victoria Petrenko. Kyiv Post. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:28:35 +0000.
- Students In Ukraine Learn How To Spot Fake Stories, Propaganda And Hate Speech
A new report says students who received media literacy training were 18 percent better at identifying false reports than students without the lessons. Girls gained more knowledge than boys.
Sasha Ingber. NPR. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:25:20 -0400.
- Merkel And Macron Battle Over EU Climate Ambition
Despite feeling the pressure of the international youth climate protests, Germany joined with Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic to block an ambitious emissions reduction plan at an EU summit in Brussels today.
By Dave Keating, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:08:00 -0400.
- Accomplice of Paris attacks mastermind sentenced in Poland
WARSAW (AFP) - A Moroccan accomplice of the suspected mastermind of the deadly 2015 terror attacks in Paris was sentenced to nearly four years in prison on Friday (March 22) by a Polish court for belonging to the Islamic State group.
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:34:12 +0800.
- Horwath HTL Industry Report: Baku, Azerbaijan
Gergely Balint, of Horwath HTL Hungary has written the latest market report on Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan.Baku has more than its nine 'climate zones' and oil industry to boast about at the moment. ...
Hsyndicate. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:08:40 +0200.
- Gazprom ready to renew gas transit contract with Ukraine
The Russian gas producer is also ready to start talks on a new gas supply contract with Ukraine
Tass. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:32:18 +0300.
- Hungary Under Fire From Allies as US Pledges Support for Free Media
European allies of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban have suspended his party from their center-right alliance in Brussels, citing concerns over the rule of law and attacks on EU leaders. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:55:00 -0400.
- Ukraine introduces new sanctions against Russia
Ukraine's president has ordered new sanctions against Russian companies and individuals involved in construction and other activities in Crimea. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:45:19 -0400.
- Hungary's ruling party Fidesz suspended from Europe's centre-right
The decision of the European People's Party came after widespread calls that Viktor Orban's party to be disciplined.
Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:35:06 +1100.
- Vodafone to receive EU warning over $22 billion Liberty deal: sources
Vodafone will receive a warning from EU regulators about possible anti-competitive effects from its $22 billion deal to buy Liberty Global's German and eastern European assets, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:41:01 -0400.
- Crypto country: Ex-Soviet state Belarus uses bitcoin bubble to boost its tech sector
Europe's last dictatorship wants to promote itself as a forward-thinking technology-powered nation.
ZDNet. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 11:00:04 +0000.
- Researchers predict 1.4 million deaths from all cancers in 2019 in the EU
Death rates from breast cancer are predicted to fall in all European Union (EU) countries in 2019 with the exception of Poland, according to new research.
Science Daily. Mon, 18 Mar 2019 22:21:43 EDT.
- Romanian F-16s reach initial operational capability
Romania has declared initial operational capability for its first 12 F-16s. ...
Radu Tudor, Bucharest. Janes 360. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 GMT.
- Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation
Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula on Monday, as NATO and the European Union once again strongly condemned the land ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 06:51:44 +1200.
Eastern European States include Belarus, the Czech Republic, Hungary,
and Moldova as well as Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
The government websites listed below provide official news and travel
information about each of these Eastern Europe countries.
The Republic of Belarus' capital city is Minsk, and its national
currency is the Belorusian Rouble. Belorusian and Russian are
the primary languages used in Belarus, and in 2007, the population
of Belarus was estimated at 9,725,000.
The Czech Republic's capital city
is Prague, and its national currency is the Koruna. Czech is the
nation's official language, and in 2007, the Czech Republic's estimated
population was 10,229,000.
The Republic of Hungary's capital city is Budapest, and its currency
is the Forint. Magyar is the primary language used by Hungarians,
and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 9,956,000.
The Republic of Moldova's capital city is Chisinau, and its currency
is the Leu. Moldovan's official language is Moldovan, and in 2007,
the country's estimated population was 4,329,000.
The Republic of Poland's capital city is Warsaw, and its currency is
the Zloty. The primary language used in Poland is Polish, and in
2007, the country's estimated population was 38,518,000.
Romania's capital city
is Bucharest, and its national currency is the Leu. Romania's
official language is Romanian, and in 2007, the country's estimated
population was 22,276,000.
The Slovak Republic's
capital city is Bratislava, and its currency is the Koruna.
Slovakia's official language is Slovak, and in 2007, the country's
estimated population was 5,448,000.
Ukraine's capital city
is Kiev, and its currency is the Hryvnia. Ukrainian and Russian
are Ukraine's primary languages, and in 2007, the country's estimated
population was 46,300,000.