Last year was the hottest year on record without a warming El Nino event, according to reports published Thursday by multiple agencies, revealing a clear signal of continuing, human-caused climate change on our planet.
With the Finnish Presidential Election Day barely ten days away, the current president Sauli Niinisto enjoys a level of popularity which is higher than any of his recent predecessors.
With Berlin and Paris stepping up efforts to drive forward pro-federal European Union (EU) reforms following a preliminary coalition deal in Germany between Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Social Democrats (SPD), the Netherlands, which prefers a more liberal and less federal EU, faces serious challenges to secure an influential position in the post-Brexit 27-member bloc.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will start a trip on Friday to the Middle East including stops in Egypt, Jordan and Israel. The upcoming tour is likely to be bumpy and will do little to mollify the rising rage in the region over America's Palestinian policy, said experts.
Stimulated by deregulation and tax cuts promises made by President Donald Trump, who took office one year ago, the U.S. economy gained steam in 2017 and the growth momentum is widely expected to continue this year.
The upcoming China-EU Tourism Year will not only promote the industry, but also boost mutual understanding and overall ties between the two sides, Ambassador Zhang Ming, head of the Chinese Mission to the European Union (EU), said in an interview.
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