Russia to build mini drone

Thursday, 15 March 2012 20:30
The $10 million deal, with Vietnam Aerospace Association (VASA), was signed Wednesday, Yury Malov, head of the Irkut Engineering, Irkut’s subsidiary, told Izvestia daily. The firm will build a 100-kg mini-drone, as well as transmitting and remote control systems to…

Please save Greece’s monuments, say archaeologists

Thursday, 15 March 2012 15:44
“Monuments do not have voice, they have us. Europe without memory is Europe without future,” said the main motto of the public awareness campaign that was presented during a press conference in Athens, under the Acropolis hill, Xinhua reported. Greek…

Hitler had a love child, says war soldier’s diary

Thursday, 15 March 2012 15:40
Former royal engineer Leonard Wilkes’ notebook supports claim that Fuhrer’s baby was born to Charlotte Lobjoie in 1918. The soldier, Wilkes, wrote about meeting “the woman who had a baby by him”, the Daily Mail reported. It has supported Frenchman…

Belgium declares day of mourning after bus crash

Thursday, 15 March 2012 14:44
The accident occurred around 9.15 p.m. Tuesday near Sierre town when 50 Belgian students, all around 12 years of age, and two drivers in the bus were returning from a ski tour in Switzerland, said a police officer. The bus…

Russian troops won’t be sent to Syria: Lavrov

Thursday, 15 March 2012 03:13
Lavrov was answering questions from Russian lawmakers during a meeting at the Duma, the lower house of parliament. “As for the question whether I consider it necessary to confront the US in Syria and ensure our military presence there… in…

EU suspends financial aid to Hungary due to its budget deficit

Thursday, 15 March 2012 02:34
The EU Council adopted the decision at a meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council, and under the EU’s cohesion fund, it will take effect as of January 1st next year. In addition, the Council recommended under the EU’s…

Spain’s 2012 deficit target eased to 5.3 percent of GDP

Tuesday, 13 March 2012 19:50
“The figure announced previously by the Spanish government, the figure of 5.8 percent (of GDP), is dead,” Juncker said at a press conference after a meeting of eurozone finance ministers. After announcing the previous government had missed its 2011 budget…

Sarkozy to quit politics if he loses election

Friday, 09 March 2012 09:58
France will hold the first round of the presidential polls April 22 and the second round run-off May 6. In an interview with local radio RMC, the incumbent president said he would try his best to win voters’ confidence, to…

Moody’s downgrades Greece rating

Saturday, 03 March 2012 15:07
Moody’s Friday downgraded Greece’s long-term sovereign credit rating from “Ca” to “C”, the lowest credit rating level on its bond scale, meaning the debt is in default, reported Xinhua. The rating decision “was prompted by the recently announced debt exchange…

Google captures naked man in car boot

Friday, 02 March 2012 20:41
The picture shows a nude man in the boot of a Mercedes which is parked on the driveway of a house in Mannheim, southwest Germany. A dog lies nearby surrounded by the contents of the sports car’s boot. The image…