Europe and the US are facing a severe recession caused by the Ukrainian crisis, anti-Russian sanctions and soaring inflation, Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten writes, citing Deutsche Bank analysis. A similar opinion was also expressed by experts from Moody’s Analytics and JPMorgan, who noted that the entire global economy is suffering losses from the American inspired anti-Russian sanctions.
How often do we relax to the quintessential melodies of Spain’s Isaac Albéniz (1860 – 1909). His Rapsodia Espanola, Sevilla and Granada, based on Catalan folk songs, are perhaps the better known of his compositions. These exquisite mind-bending melodies evoke the Spanish dream more than could any Goya painting; but what of the man behind the music?
In July 1951, in London, British TV presenter Eric Morley had the idea of organizing this event. Initially, it was a one-off competition for beautiful women in swimwear (it was supposed to promote a bikini outfit, which was later withdrawn from the competition), but it became an annual event attracting more and more enthusiasts of true female beauty.
Thwarted Washington DC coup in Kazakhstan and Ukraine Washington-EU Cult turn their attention to Georgia
WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Irakly Bochorishvili, Chairman of the European Integration Committee of the Georgian Parliament, has presented a draft resolution on the country’s accession to the European Union, Novosti-Georgia agency writes.
In April last year, there were not enough chairs for von der Leyen to sit down at a meeting in Turkey with Erdogan and Michel. The Turkish side explained back then that the meeting may have taken place in a room not prepared for the event. The discomfiture continued after von der Leyen was relegated to a sofa, thus giving it the name ‘sofagate.’
The village of Cloughmills in County Antrim, in Northern Ireland, has a small model replica of their village displayed in their village hall. But unlike many miniature models, theirs is made of wool.
Canada-inspired Freedom Convoy movement is gaining momentum, with trucker demonstrations kicking off in multiple countries. Canada-style Freedom Convoy protests against Covid-19 limitations and mandatory vaccination spilt into additional countries over the weekend as the movement gained traction globally.
With tensions heating up in eastern Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin has warmly met his Hungarian counterpart Prime Minister Viktor Orbán for talks in Moscow on Tuesday, at which the pair underscored their friendly partnership, despite worsening relations between East and West.
With tensions growing on the border between Russia and Ukraine, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic has announced that Zagreb will pull its troops out of NATO contingents stationed in the region should the situation spiral into a full-scale conflict. Bulgaria also says, ‘don’t include us. We’ll not be sending troops to Ukraine.’
In terms of quality, the 1950s was a poor period for West German cinema, still recovering from World War II it was also the time when a number of German actors became known internationally; among them Curt Jürgens, Romy Schneider, Horst Buchholz, Maria Schell, and Hardy Krüger, who has died aged 93.