Andrej Babis sworn in as Czech Prime Minister
09/12/2017
The Czech Republic’s Billionaire Andrej Babis has been sworn in as the country’s new Prime Minister, after his ANO Party came first in an October election.
Rahul Gandhi elected leader of India’s Congress Party
18:50 12/12/2017
Mr. Rahul Gandhi, 47, was elected on December 11th as new President of the Congress Party.
Mateusz Morawiecki appointed Prime Minister of Poland
09:07 12/12/2017
Polish President Andrzej Duda has appointed Development and Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as Prime Minister.
Swedish King presents awards to Nobel laureates 2017
17:18 11/12/2017
Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf has presented the 2017 Nobel laureates their awards in the capital Stockholm.
Countries in Pacific should mitigate disaster risks to imrpove region's economic growth
11:25 08/12/2017
(CPV) - Countries in the Pacific should step up their efforts to adapt to more extreme weather conditions and mitigate disaster risks to improve the region’s economic growth and development prospects, according to the latest issue of ADB's Pacific Economic Monitor launched on December 7th 2017.
UNICEF: 17 million babies under the age of 1 breathe toxic air, majority live in South Asia
11:18 08/12/2017
(CPV) - Almost 17 million babies under the age of one live in areas where air pollution is at least six times higher than international limits, causing them to breathe toxic air and potentially putting their brain development at risk, according to a new UNICEF paper released on December 7th 2017. More than three-quarters of these young children – 12 million – live in South Asia.
Vladimir Putin to run again for President
16:58 07/12/2017
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced he will seek a new six-year term in elections in March.
Second round of municipal elections concludes in Cuba
14:04 07/12/2017
The second round of the municipal elections of delegates to municipal assemblies in Cuba taking place in 1,103 districts, distributed in 153 municipalities of the island concluded.
Philip Goldberg appointed new US envoy to Cuba
09:01 07/12/2017
President Donald Trump has appointed Mr. Philip Goldberg, US former Ambassador to the Philippines and Bolivia, as Charge d’Affaires to Cuba.
Cuban commemorates late leader Fidel Castro
08:58 07/12/2017
Thousands of Cubans on December 4th participated in a ceremony to pay tribute to their revolutionary father, Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba on the first anniversary of his death.