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E.Coli Outbreak Undermines European Food Security

The recent E.Coli outbreak across Europe, which has resulted in as many as 22 deaths, illustrates some of the many challenges to food security in a globalised world. Food security…

Rebels Retreating from Key Libya Oil Port

Sources close to Libyan rebel fighters say the opposition is retreating from Ras Lanuf, a key oil port on the coastal route to the capital. The port had come under…

Belarus Opens Up to Democracy – Arrested Presidential Candidate Released

Elections in Belarus which gave current president Alexander Lukashenko his fourth term in office also saw five opposition candidates for the post of President arrested for protesting against the result.…

Thomas Cook’s Joint Venture with Russian Intourists

Russian travel group Intourist will be bought by Thomas Cook, the second biggest tour operator in Europe. The statement was made on Thursday, as Thomas Cook is planning to expand…

Video Portraying Russian Journalist Being Attacked

A video that may have serious repercussions on foreign pressure on Russia for encouraging journalists’ rights was posted online. The video is believed to show a reporter being assaulted to…

FIFA Wants to Clear Things Up about the World Cup Voting

On Thursday, FIFA`s executive committee will have a meeting it regard to the confusion about the World Cup bidding process, that was involved in a corruption scandal. The meeting will…

WADA Puts Brazil and Russia on the Spot on Anti Doping

World’s Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has placed Russia and Brazil under microscope ahead of the world’s biggest sporting events. This report was given by WADA on Wednesday. Sochi is set to…

Tech Investors Led to Russia by Governor Schwarzenegger

California’s state governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be leading tech investors from the Silicon Valley in inspecting Russia’s hi-tech economy. This will be done this week as investors try to get…

Strained Ties Continue Between Russia and Japan Over Pacific Islands

Andrei Nesterenko, the spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry, strongly rejected Japan’s claims to the Pacific islands referred to as ‘South Kurils’ by Moscow and ‘Northern Territories’ by Tokyo. These…