Russia ordered the temporary closure of four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow on Wednesday, a decision it said was over sanitary violations but which comes against a backdrop of worsening U.S.-Russian ties over Ukraine.
The four restaurants ordered to suspend operations by the state food safety watchdog included the first ever McDonald's in Russia, which opened in the last days of the Soviet Union, and which the company says is its most frequented in the world.
It's an offer you can't refuse: rustic abodes in a picturesque hilltop village on the island of Sicily, once home to Italian peasants and their donkeys, are up for sale for just one euro.
Hewn into the Madonie mountains and dotted throughout the town of Gangi, the houses were left empty after their owners emigrated in the 1920s. They boast period features such as 18th-century tiles, original wood-burning ovens and wooden beams, along with spectacular views.
English people’s views on Scottish independence are revealed today by an authoritative study which shows that they profoundly disagree with politicians over what should happen to the UK in the wake of next month’s referendum, regardless of the outcome. Rotterdam, 20/08/2014-INC News
American retail giant Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 (£390,400 )to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.
Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York's attorney general, the company will adopt new policies on police access to its security camera monitors and against profiling, further train employees, investigate customer complaints, keep better records of detentions and report for three years on its compliance.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the settlement should help ensure customers are treated equally regardless of race or ethnicity at the retail giant's 42 department stores statewide.
Effectively the voice of the executioner of James Foley talks in an English near London inflection. Moreover, looking the video we have noted that who will kill James was at his left side, and the knife was in the left hand of the killer..coincidence?
Anders Behring Breivik's father admits he feels some guilt over the actions of his son, who killed 77 people in Norway three years ago. The revelation came in an excerpt from a book Jens Breivik has written about his son.
Armi italiane ai Curdi Le commissioni Esteri e Difesa del Senato hanno approvato la risoluzione dei rispettivi presidenti che sostiene il governo nell'invio di aiuti militari ai curdi nell'ambito della crisi in Iraq. Il via libera è giunto con 27 voti favorevoli e 4 contrari, nessuno astenuto. Rotterdam, 20/08/2014-INC News
Isis posta video decapitazione giornalista Usa rapito in Siria. Vittima è James Foley. Immagini rimosse da Youtube
Lo Stato islamico in Iraq e nel Levante (Isis) ha annunciato oggi di aver decapitato un giornalista americano scomparso in Siria oltre un anno fa,James Foley, e ha postato su internet un video, dal titolo "messaggio all'America", in cui apparentemente se ne vede la decapitazione.
James Foley, un freelance che ha realizzato molti reportage per l'Afp e numerosi altri media, e' stato rapito nel nord-ovest della Siria il 22 novembre 2012. Nel video, di cui non e' possibile verificare l'autenticità, appare nel deserto, in ginocchio, con indosso una tuta arancione e con un terrorista, interamente vestito di nero e col volto coperto, che gli preme un coltello alla gola.