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Angela Merkel appoints Jan Hecker as foreign policy adviser
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has named Jan Hecker, her refugee policy coordinator, as her new foreign policy adviser, according to German media.
Donald Trump appoints Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security Secretary
20:58 12/10/2017
On October 11th, US President Donald Trump appointed Ms. Kirstjen Nielsen as the Secretary of Homeland Security.
US House of Representatives approves USD36.5 billion for disaster relief
20:56 12/10/2017
US House of Representatives’ Appropriations Committee has approved an USD36.5 billion package to help Americans recover from hurricanes.
Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize in literature
10:46 07/10/2017
The British author Kazuo Ishiguro, the novelist best known for his book “The Remains of the Day” won the 2017 Nobel Prize in literature on October 5th.
Tropical storm Nate kills 20 in Central America
10:45 07/10/2017
Tropical storm Nate killed at least 20 people in Central America, including Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras, on October 5th.
ADB approves over USD210 million in debt financing from LEAP
15:16 06/10/2017
(CPV) - ADB has approved two projects worth over USD210 million in debt financing from the Leading Asia’s Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) in its first year of operation.
Mongolia names new Prime Minister
17:29 05/10/2017
The Mongolian Parliament on October 4th named Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh of the Mongolia People’s Party (MPP) as new Prime Minister.
Music festival shooting kills at least 59 in Las Vegas
10:16 05/10/2017
On October 1st (local time), at least 59 people were killed and more than 500 people were injured after a gunman opened fire on an outdoor concert packed with 22,000 fans in Las Vegas, Nevada, the US.
2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes to three US citizens
17:34 04/10/2017
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to the three US scientists: Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young, for their discoveries about the body’s daily rhythms.
White House to request USD29 billion for hurricane relief
17:32 04/10/2017
The White House on October 3rd said that the US. Congress is preparing a USD29 billion aid package for hurricane relief.