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Uruguay: Self-sustainable school.

A model to follow: The first self-sustainable school of Latin America

What if someone had already figured out a way of building completely self-sufficient houses? Apparently, someone...
Cherry blossom. Photo by: Forests and Environment Department of Meghalaya.

Cherry Blossom Festival: The Tradition in Inception

Shimla, India (VIAnews) - Of many exotic attractions Japan offers, the poetic image of pink...
Rally deportation of Crimean Tatars. Ukraine. Photo by: kaktuse.

Local and Unwanted: How Russian Government Violates Crimean Tatars Human Rights in the Annexed Crimea

Kyiv, Ukraine (VIAnews) - The first episode of the Tatars’ rights restraint took place after...
Obese Indian Couple.

World Obesity Day: The Indian Puzzle

New Delhi, India (VIAnews) - “The frustrating thing about India is that whatever you can...
New York city Philippines Consulate drug war protest

Philippine Drug War Turns Bloodier, Trickier

Manila, Philippines (VIAnews) – Statistics on the number of casualties in the Philippines’ war on...
Trump Tower in Punta del Este, Uruguay, is a 26-story apartment tower named after Donald Trump.

Luxury Real Estate: Why is Uruguay trendy and what does Trump have to do with it

Montevideo, Uruguay (VIAnews) - “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”, a phrase once attributed to Leonardo...
Amuay oil refinery in Venezuela

Falling Oil Prices in Contemporary Venezuela

Caracas, Venezuela (VIAnews) - The 1920s saw Venezuela become a major oil-exporting country and it...
UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifiers. England VS Estonia. Photo by: John the scone.

England’s Woes? Time to Get Back to the Classroom

London, UK (VIAnews) - An injury time winner against the team ranked fifty-fifth in...
Serbin Ajvar. Photo by Jelena Todorovic.

Traditional Serbian Peppers Delicacy is Getting Cookers Into Trouble With the Law

Belgrade, Serbia (VIAnews) - Cooking is one of those things which can provide great joy....
Serbia Pills

Losing Weight Supplements Allegedly Filled With Antidepressants

Belgrade, Serbia (VIAnews) - The Laboratory for Instrumental Analysis at the Faculty of Chemistry in...
Theresa May

Theresa May Promises Tuition Fee Freeze

London, UK (VIAnews) - Theresa May has announced a freeze on tuition fees for students...
Sir Henry Havelock statue in Trafalgar Square.

From the streets and squares of Charlottesville to Britain: A colonial past remembered or ignored?

London, UK (VIAnews) - The Charlottesville downing of Robert E Lee’s statue in the United...
India's FIFA under 17 soccer tournament.

FIFA Under-17 World Cup: Inspiring and Uniting India

New Delhi, India (VIAnews) - The official slogan for the first-ever FIFA event to be...
Kibbuz Ginosar: "Jesus boat" at the Yigal Allon Center. Photo by: Berthold Werner

2000-year-old “Jesus Boat” at a Museum in Israel

Jerusalem, Israel (VIAnews) - At the foot of the Sea of Galilee, 76 miles north...
People in line voting for the Venezuela Referendum.

Venezuelan Youth Migration: A Critical Review

Caracas, Venezuela (VIAnews) - Given the current situation in Venezuela, many young people have been...
Georgian ex-President, Mikheil Saakashvili, in Kiev.

The Story of Return: How former Georgian President Struggles for Power in Ukraine

Kiev, Ukraine (VIAnews) - Back in 2015, the ex-president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili obtained the...
Hampi

The Fight Over Hampi: UNESCO World Heritage Site

New Delhi, India (VIAnews) - When we attempt to preserve ancient empires, cities, and temples,...
Boys British School, Saffron Walden Independent Schools Association, Boys’ British School, East Street, Saffron Walden, Essex. Photo by: Janine forbes.

OFSTED Chief Promotes ‘British values’ in Schools to Help Fight Extremism

London, UK (VIAnews) - OFSTED chief Amanda Spielman feels that schools are paying lip service...
"Mother of all rallies" Trump supporters on September 16th.

What Could Have Happened In DC: A Reflection On America’s Social Atmosphere

Washington, USA (VIAnews) - On September 16th, what is being called the “Mother of All...
Constituent Assembly members. Photo by: AVN.

Venezuela Regional Election: Challenges Facing the Government and Opposition Parties

Caracas, Venezuela (VIAnews) - After almost a year of silence, the Venezuelan Government finally announced...

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Europe

Rally deportation of Crimean Tatars. Ukraine. Photo by: kaktuse.

Local and Unwanted: How Russian Government Violates Crimean Tatars Human Rights...

Kyiv, Ukraine (VIAnews) - The first episode of the Tatars’ rights restraint took place after the Russian Empire annexation of the Crimean peninsula from...
UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifiers. England VS Estonia. Photo by: John the scone.

England’s Woes? Time to Get Back to the Classroom

London, UK (VIAnews) - An injury time winner against the team ranked fifty-fifth in the world. A 1-0 victory over the team...
Serbin Ajvar. Photo by Jelena Todorovic.

Traditional Serbian Peppers Delicacy is Getting Cookers Into Trouble With the...

Belgrade, Serbia (VIAnews) - Cooking is one of those things which can provide great joy. Whether it's a hobby, a way to impress friends...

United Kingdom

UEFA Euro 2008 Qualifiers. England VS Estonia. Photo by: John the scone.

England’s Woes? Time to Get Back to the Classroom

London, UK (VIAnews) - An injury time winner against the team ranked fifty-fifth in the world. A 1-0 victory over the team...
Theresa May

Theresa May Promises Tuition Fee Freeze

London, UK (VIAnews) - Theresa May has announced a freeze on tuition fees for students in England. She has also stated that the...
Sir Henry Havelock statue in Trafalgar Square.

From the streets and squares of Charlottesville to Britain: A colonial past remembered or...

London, UK (VIAnews) - The Charlottesville downing of Robert E Lee’s statue in the United States of America. Evidence that colonial and historical memory...
Boys British School, Saffron Walden Independent Schools Association, Boys’ British School, East Street, Saffron Walden, Essex. Photo by: Janine forbes.

OFSTED Chief Promotes ‘British values’ in Schools to Help Fight Extremism

London, UK (VIAnews) - OFSTED chief Amanda Spielman feels that schools are paying lip service to the teaching of British values, rather than making...
Nick and Sally Rowe in an interview for "Cristian Concern".

Parents’ Reaction to Gender Fluid Pupil Causes Controversy

An Isle of Wight couple are taking their son’s school to court over a decision to allow another pupil to attend classes dressed as...
Theresa May.

Theresa May Faces Further Problems After Juncker’s Speech

The UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, is heading into deep water as she faces making two speeches on Brexit which will require very sensitive...

Politics

Donald Trump meeting with the Freedom Caucus. Photo by: White House.

Republican Albatross

New York, USA (VIAnews) - The lead character of Samuel Tayler Coleridge’s ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ wore an albatross hung around his...
RSI Office in Paris, france.

President Macron Cuddles the Self-Employed

After many years of a love/hate relationship, millions of French entrepreneurs are on the verge of witnessing a reformed RSI, the social regime of...
From left to right: Branislav Nedimovic, Ana Brnabic, Igor Mirovic. Photo by:mediaportal.vojvodina.gov.rs.

Is Serbian First Female Premier a Disappointment?

Two months ago, newly elected Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic appointed Ana Brnabic to succeed him as Prime Minister. Many were surprised, and some had...
Chavista allegedly by Guarimberos.

Understanding Venezuela Today: From US Best Provider to National Threat

Caracas, Venezuela (VIANEWS) - On the 18th of August, United States President, Donald Trump, threatened to impose sanctions against several members of President Nicolás...
Kenyatta wins Kenyan elections.

Wave of uncertainty as President Kenyatta wins heated Kenyan elections

There has been widespread unrest in some parts of Kenya following the announcement of the presidential election results, by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries...
Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister of Pakistan Ousted From Office Based on Corruption Charges

The 18th Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, resigned, following a decision from the supreme court disqualifying him from office. Mr. Sharif was just...

Asia

Cherry blossom. Photo by: Forests and Environment Department of Meghalaya.

Cherry Blossom Festival: The Tradition in Inception

Shimla, India (VIAnews) - Of many exotic attractions Japan offers, the poetic image of pink cherry blossom flower of Springtime stands out. Among many...
Obese Indian Couple.

World Obesity Day: The Indian Puzzle

New Delhi, India (VIAnews) - “The frustrating thing about India is that whatever you can rightly say about India, the opposite is also true.”...
New York city Philippines Consulate drug war protest

Philippine Drug War Turns Bloodier, Trickier

Manila, Philippines (VIAnews) – Statistics on the number of casualties in the Philippines’ war on drugs continue to grossly escalate. Its implementers, the country’s...
India's FIFA under 17 soccer tournament.

FIFA Under-17 World Cup: Inspiring and Uniting India

New Delhi, India (VIAnews) - The official slogan for the first-ever FIFA event to be held in India is ‘Football Takes Over’. Set to...
IndianOil service station in Pipili, Odisha, India. Photo by: Bernard Gagnon.

Rising Fuel Prices Lead to Grumbles Amongst India’s Middle Class

New Delhi, India (VIAnews) - Globally, crude oil prices have almost halved over the past 3 years to hover around $50 a barrel. Driven...
Multi-Level parking in Baguio opposed.

Philippines: Multi-Level Parking in Baguio’s Burnham Park Opposed

Baguio: Locals gathered early morning on September 13 at Burnham Park to protest the proposed construction of several multi-level podium parking within the heart...

Africa

Westgate shopping mall, Kenya.

Kenya Marks Four Year Anniversary of Devastating Westgate Terror Attack Amid Election Fiasco

September 21, 2013, is a day that is carved into Kenya’s history as one of the darkest moments. The bright and sunny Saturday afternoon...
The centre of Kigali, Rwanda.

Rwandans Revel as They Once Again Buckle President Kagame’s Visionary Safety Belt

Rwanda, a small country of about 12 million people that is located in East Africa has risen from the depths of turbulent times forever...
Kenya Presidential election result annulled by Supreme Court decision.

Kenyan Presidential Elections Null and Void, Supreme Court Declares

The Supreme Court of Kenya added a new twist to the election conundrum after nullifying the Kenyan presidential elections held on August 8 during...
Kenyatta wins Kenyan elections.

Wave of uncertainty as President Kenyatta wins heated Kenyan elections

There has been widespread unrest in some parts of Kenya following the announcement of the presidential election results, by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries...
Kenya election riots.

Business Slow After Elections in Kenya

This year's elections have been peaceful, but there are claims and counter claims regarding the results. From the day leading up to elections, companies reduced...
Cairo University

Cairo University Professor Allegedly Caught on Audio, Sexually Harassing a Girl

Cairo University, one of the top universities in Egypt and the Middle East, could have one of its Professors facing potential sexual harassment and...

South-America

Uruguay: Self-sustainable school.

A model to follow: The first self-sustainable school of Latin America

What if someone had already figured out a way of building completely self-sufficient houses? Apparently, someone already did. Michael Reynolds is a 72-year-old architect who...
Trump Tower in Punta del Este, Uruguay, is a 26-story apartment tower named after Donald Trump.

Luxury Real Estate: Why is Uruguay trendy and what does Trump have to do...

Montevideo, Uruguay (VIAnews) - “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”, a phrase once attributed to Leonardo Da Vinci and used as a successful slogan in...
Amuay oil refinery in Venezuela

Falling Oil Prices in Contemporary Venezuela

Caracas, Venezuela (VIAnews) - The 1920s saw Venezuela become a major oil-exporting country and it has, since then, ranked among the world's top 10...
People in line voting for the Venezuela Referendum.

Venezuelan Youth Migration: A Critical Review

Caracas, Venezuela (VIAnews) - Given the current situation in Venezuela, many young people have been forced to seek a better future in other countries. The...
Constituent Assembly members. Photo by: AVN.

Venezuela Regional Election: Challenges Facing the Government and Opposition Parties

Caracas, Venezuela (VIAnews) - After almost a year of silence, the Venezuelan Government finally announced the date for the upcoming Regional election to elect...
Amuay oil refinery in Venezuela

Venezuela: Extraction of Natural Resources and Deception of a Country

Caracas, Venezuela (VIAnews) - One of the first things that come to mind when thinking about Venezuela is its natural resources, but more specifically...

Interview

Brett King Via.news interview

“Does Banking have a Future?” Brett King, CEO of Moven, explains

Brett King hosts one of the most popular FinTech Radio Show in the world, "Breaking Banks," and founded the New-York based start-up called "Moven" with its concept of a downloadable bank account. Mr. King...
Invest HK Deputy Head of Fintech, Thorsten Terweiden, at Money Conf in Madrid.

“We want companies to grow, expand and be successful in Asia via Hong Kong.”...

Right at the heart of the Money Conf in Madrid we met with Mr. Thorsten Terweiden, the Deputy Head of Fintech for InvestHK. InvestHK is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government department responsible for...
Isabel Neves Interview - Lisbon Business Angels Club President

Isabel Neves Talks About the Growing Participation of Women in Business and What Makes...

Isabel Neves is the president of the Lisbon Business Angels Club (LBAC) and one of the investors in Shark Tank Portugal. We met with her for an interview during the third anniversary of the...
Sergio Gonçalves interview - Lisbon Business Angels Club

Business Mentor Sergio Gonçalves Advice to Entrepreneurs: “It’s better to do it, rather than...

The Lisbon Business Angels' Club hosted another round of startups pitches where entrepreneurs showcased their projects to investors. According to Sergio Miguel Gonçalves, the former project manager for the Lisbon Business Angels' Club, "about...
James Cooper Web Summit 2016

James Cooper, Adweek Editorial Director, Interview: “It’s a very intense time in the media...

James Cooper, Adweek Editorial Director, gave VIANews an interview at the Web Summit where he shared his thoughts about the Web Summit, Adweek, the media business, and entrepreneurship. ...