Ukrainian, EU leaders meet on cooperation, Kiev’s membership

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen speak after a joint press conference after talks in Kiev on Feb 2, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP) KIEV – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and visiting European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Thursday discussed cooperation and Kiev's European integration, Zelensky's […]

The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Publishes Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) Overview Document

Washington, D.C., Jan 17, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is pleased to announce the publication of the Blockchain Maturity Model (BMM) ( Overview Document. It is available for download at, and provides an in-depth look at the content, structure, use, and maintenance of the GBA BMM. The […]

CIA chief makes rare visit to Libya

This photo posted on the official Facebook page of Libya’s Government of National Unity on Jan 12, 2023 shows Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid al-Dbeibah shaking hands with CIA Director William Burns. (GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL UNITY, LIBYA VIA FACEBOOK) TRIPOLI – US Central Intelligence Agency chief William Burns made a rare trip to Libya on Thursday, […]

Bulgaria anti-graft party drops bid to form government

Kiril Petkov and Assen Vassilev, leaders of the centrist "We Continue The Change" (PP) party, speak to the media after the first exit polls during a general election, in Sofia, Bulgaria Oct 2, 2022. (SPASIYANA SERGIEVA / REUTERS) SOFIA — Bulgaria's second largest party, the anti-corruption We Continue the Change (PP), gave up plans on […]

UK PM announces crackdown on illegal immigration

Members of Britain's Border Force tow into the Port of Dover an inflatable boat used by migrants who were rescued while crossing the English Channel, in Dover, Britain, April 14, 2022. (PETER NICHOLLS / REUTERS) LONDON — Britain on Tuesday said it planned to bring in new legislation to prevent migrants who cross the English […]

Venezuela opp talks highlight strengthened Maduro position

Jorge Rodriguez, President of Venezuela's National Assembly and Head of Nicolas Maduro's negotiating team, along with Nicolas Maduro Guerra, son of Venezuela's President, and members of Venezuela's government, talks to the media, in Mexico City, Mexico November 26, 2022. (HENRY ROMERO / REUTERS) CARACAS — Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro will enter upcoming talks with […]