East European Countries

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs

Kremlin says unaware of Iran statement on breaching uranium curbs

Published 17/06/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that Iran had so far faithfully stuck to internationally-agreed curbs on uranium enrichment and that Moscow was [more…]

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls

Published 12/06/2019

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The head of Hungary’s oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control [more…]

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Factbox: First woman to head the ECB? Not likely now, but here are…

Published 07/06/2019

(Reuters) - The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, steps down at the end of October and the 19 euro zone countries are [more…]

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists

Published 05/06/2019

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary’s government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists [more…]

Russian manufacturing sector shrinks in May for first time since…

Russian manufacturing sector shrinks in May for first time since…

Published 03/06/2019

MOSCOW, (Reuters) - Russian manufacturing activity contracted in May for the first time in nine months, the Markit purchasing managers’ index (PMI) showed on Monday, [more…]

Wawrinka battles past Tsitsipas, Federer and Nadal dazzle

Wawrinka battles past Tsitsipas, Federer and Nadal dazzle

Published 03/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka rolled back the years to stop Stefanos Tsitsipas in his tracks in the match of the tournament on Sunday to [more…]

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death

Published 29/05/2019

WARSAW (Reuters) - A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to [more…]

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website…

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website…

Published 28/05/2019

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific [more…]

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot:…

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot:…

Published 27/05/2019

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) came out ahead in Sunday’s European Parliament vote, seen as a test of the party’s [more…]

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five

Published 21/05/2019

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the [more…]