Tag Archives: Eastern Europe

Russia hopes US to drop idea for forward basing of arms in Eastern Europe

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday it hoped the United States would drop plans to store military hardware for as many as 5,000 American troops in…

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Ireland saw pre-historic migration from Mideast, Eastern Europe: study

Washington (AFP) – Ireland underwent a massive prehistoric wave of immigration from the Middle East & eastern Europe, which could explain how modern farming arrived in the region, researchers said…

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AB InBev, SABMiller delay mega merger to keep talking

LONDON (AP) — Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev's $106 billion bid for SABMiller has been delayed again as the world's two biggest brewers work out details of a complex transaction with…

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Shocked Migrants Bump Into Polar Bear In Calais

A group of migrants looking for a future in the UK received a surprise when they jumped into a lorry already occupied by a polar bear. The bear, called Nissan,…

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Novartis launches discount program for chronic disease drugs

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Novartis plans to sell medications for heart disease, diabetes & other non-infectious diseases for just $1 per month's supply in poor countries. Drugmakers' charity programs have…

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King of Beers: Makers of Budweiser, Miller eye global merger

LONDON (AP) — The makers of Budweiser aren't satisfied with being the kings of beer. They want an empire. Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's biggest brewing company & the owner of…

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Meet The Adorable Two-Legged Disabled Dog Who Runs Around Just Like A T-Rex

This adorable puppy doesn’t let being born with deformed front paws obtain in the way – as he bounds around just like a T-Rex. Reuben is forced to stand on…

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Arrests in stocks, Bitcoin fraud tied to JPMorgan hack

New York (AFP) – US & Israeli authorities have arrested four men in two separate fraud schemes & who are said to be linked to last year's massive hack of…

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Millions exit poverty, but only just barely: study

Washington (AFP) – Almost 700 million people rose out of abject poverty over the first decade of the century, yet most of them remain locked at very low levels of…

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Saudi military spending rose 17 percent in 2014: study

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia's military spending grew 17 percent in 2014 to $80.8 billion, data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) showed on Monday, the biggest annual…

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