Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Syrian rebels carry RPG-29 anti-tank missiles Damascus, Syria. Photo by: Qasioun News Agency.
LONDON (ViaNews) - As the relationship between Britain and Russia plunges to new depths – if it were a marriage, they’d be in court now, fighting over the CD collection – more and more commentators are wondering about the real purpose of Saturday’s air strikes on Syria. With two of the three leaders involved in the raids beleaguered in their...
Protestors and riot police clash in Barcelona following the arrest of former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont. Photo by: Evan McCaffrey.
BARCELONA, Spain (ViaNews) - On Sunday around 11 a.m. in Catalonia, the news broke that the former President of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont was arrested in Germany. He was trying to cross into Belgium where he had been seeking asylum since Spain issued a European arrest warrant for his role in the Catalonia Declaration of Independence and voting. As the...
Bedford hospital. Photo: Public Domain.
LONDON (ViaNews) - Peter Bird, a professional writer and journalist from Milton Keynes, in the UK, went through an experience he won't easily forget. He had a heart attack and was assisted by the UK's National Health Service (NHS). Mr Bird gave ViaNews an interview to let us know and make people aware of what to expect before, during, and...
A Portuguese carnival with Angela Merkel, Trump, Putin, and more. Photo by: Torres Vedras City Hall.
Lisbon, Portugal (ViaNews) - The world has long got used to seeing Angela Merkel properly dressed as the German Chancellor, but in the town of Torres Vedras, in Portugal, the scenario is a little bit different. Merkel is represented as a mermaid, with a big green tail and two blue shells covering the chest. “The wrath of Neptune” is the...
Tallinn Digital Summit Arrivals Theresa May. Photo by: EU2017EE Estonian Presidency
LONDON (ViaNews) - The future of Prime Minister Theresa May and some of her most senior cabinet colleagues has once more been thrown into doubt as a result of a recent report into the economic impact of Brexit. The latest embarrassment, a leaked report claiming that whatever route Britain follows in negotiations, the country will be worse off, is raising...
Graveyard in Belgrade. Photo by: Institute for Belgrade's Monuments
BELGRADE, Serbia (Vianews) - It's a universally acknowledged truth that everyone dies and that there's a whole industry profiting from it. Some people die in hospitals, others at home. In Serbian capital, Belgrade, if one is unlucky enough to die at home, chances are that the family of the deceased will have to wait 24 hours for paramedics to...
"Cascais Azul" is the most popular picture of the photo contest “Photographer of the Year 2017 – Landscape”. Photo by: Joseph Ayerle Royalty free usage for editorial media in Portugal.
The photograph "Cascais Azul“ was the most popular picture of the photo competition “Photographer of the Year 2017 – Landscape” hosted by the German photo magazine "DigitalPhoto". The photograph shows the beach of Cascais after the rain. The picture was created by the German artist, Joseph Ayerle, who became popular outside of the art world when the Italian...
Anton Belinsky "Poor but coll" video. Image by: Anton Belinsky.
KYIV, Ukraine (ViaNews) - After the revolution of Dignity, that took place in Kyiv in the 2013 - 2014 period, Ukraine experienced many political, economic, and societal transformations. Besides the fact that not all changes are easily implemented, there are still many positive shifts. For instance, the cultural sector has started growing over the last 4 years. Due to...
Homeless man in the the UK. Photo by: Garry Knight.
LONDON (ViaNews) – The Royal and historic town of Windsor is not one normally associated with controversy, but in the run-up to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the head of the local council is making front page news. The town is perhaps most famous as the home of the Queen’s residence, Windsor Castle. It is here,...
Campaign posters for Citizens–Party of the Citizenry, a center-right Spanish political party that originated in Catalonia. Photo by: Evan McCaffrey.
BARCELONA, Spain (ViaNews) - Today, voters of Catalonia headed to the polls to choose which party will lead the region of Catalonia. 2017/12/22 The anti-independence Party Ciudadanos, received the most votes of any party, which was expected. The pro-Independence parties combined (Junts per Catalunya, Esquerre Republicana de Catalunya, and Canditatura d’Unitat Popular) made up 70% of the seats. These results show that...
Girl with Catalonia flag. Pro-Catalan Independence demonstrators organize before regional elections. "Vote to be free" is written on the tree. Photo by: Evan McCaffrey.
BARCELONA, Spain (ViaNews) - This Thursday the 21st, citizens of Catalonia will head to the polls to elect which party will lead the region of Catalonia. The election follows a tumultuous few months in which the Catalonia Government declared themselves independent from Spain. This resulted in a crackdown on the region’s government by Spain. Leading members of the Catalonia...
Verkhovna Rada, ukranian parliament in Kyiv. Photo by: Віктор Полянко.
KYIV, Ukraine (ViaNews) - After the Revolution of Dignity, which took place from November 2013 until February 2014, it became crucial for the Ukrainian society to create the new institutions that would fight the corruption in the country. The first institution of this kind was the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine. The creation of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of...

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