Relations between Europe and Russia contain a "level of misunderstanding or even mistrust we have not seen since the end of the Cold War," EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said recently. Russia's President Vladimir Putin has been angered by EU criticism of Russia's human … [Read more...] about Divided EU Struggles to Forge Close Ties With Assertive Russia
The Wadden Sea National Park on Germany’s northern coast was declared a UNESCO biosphere reserve site in 1990. As such, it restricts access to certain parts of the land to ensure protection for the plants and animals, which inhabit it. But a trip to the Wadden Sea … [Read more...] about The Wadden Sea: Diving into Nature’s Mysteries
For decades, politicians, policy experts and analysts have been predicting the imminent implosion of the North Korean regime, either as a result of economic collapse, external pressures, or a military coup to replace the Kim family as hereditary heads of state. Some have even … [Read more...] about Is North Korea finally close to collapse?
It's the longest that a human eye has ever had the chance to look at antimatter: Scientists at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland have managed to store antihydrogen atoms which they had trapped for 16 minutes, they said on Sunday. This, they … [Read more...] about CERN scientists close in on antimatter
The last day of the peace conference drew to a close one day earlier than expected on Saturday with no concrete resolution, though Suu Kyi insisted it was only the first step toward ending insurgencies that have divided the nation for years. Myanmar has been embroiled in an … [Read more...] about Peace summit in Myanmar draws to a close without resolution