The World at 7,67 billions

The world's population is expected to have grown to more than 7.67 billion people by early 2019. That is 83 million more than the year before. This was announced by the German World Population Foundation (DSW) on Friday in Hannover. The…

James Mattis steps down from Pentagon

The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis will retire at the end of February. President Donald Trump today announced this via Twitter. Mattis was Minister of Defense for two years. "During Jim's tenure, great progress has been made,…

US Catholic Church withheld names of 500 priests

The Catholic Church in the American state of Illinois has withheld the names of at least five hundred priests and other clergy who have been accused of sexual abuse of minors. This is stated in a report that the State Attorney General has…

UN pact on refugees adopted

A week after the controversial UN Migration Pact was signed in Morocco, the Refugee Pact of the People's Organization was voted on Monday at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Belgium voted for that pact. The pact, 'global…

European Film Awards: ‘Cold War’ is the best

Polish film 'Cold War' has been voted the best European film of the year at the European Film Awards in Seville in Spain. The film by director Pawel Pawlikovski (The Oscar for best non-English film 2015) is about two lovers who decide to…

This is the end, Obama’s only friend…

We can learn a lot from the United States, but the organization and financing of health care is not part of that. That has everything to do with culture: for example, Obamacare requires citizens to take out health insurance. US people find…