KOBANE, TURKEY AND THE KURDISH ISSUE: “THE SITUATION IS ON A KNIFE EDGE”
The Syrian town of Kobane, very close to the border with Turkey, has been the scene of a running battle with forces belonging to the so-called Islamic State. VoR spoke to Mark Campbell. Source: voiceofrussia.com News from Turkey over on Voice of Russia UK.
AFRICAN RAPPERS ENTER THE FIGHT AGAINST EBOLA
A rapper in white doctor’s scrubs reels off life-saving advice on Ebola to the sound of a hip-hop anthem, one of the many African artists putting their talents to work to fight the killer virus. Source: voiceofrussia.com Rappers in Africa are stepping into the lime light to raise cash to help cure Ebola. Find out the details and the type of songs you can expect to enjoy these next few weeks over on Voice of Russia.
POLICE CALLED TO ACCOUNT FOR SNOOPING INTO JOURNALISTIC SOURCES
Police forces in England and Wales have been asked to reveal how often officers have used so-called snooping laws to spy on journalists. The findings are to be reported to the Prime Minister. Source: voiceofrussia.com Journalism has won an appeal this week. Lots of people have been listening in on this subject with various different methods on hand to do this sort of thing, find out what has happened this week in the news. IF your a fan of journalism then you’ll love this. Have a listen and share your point of view in the comments over on Voice of Russia UK.
BRITAIN’S LORDS CONSIDER ARCTIC ISSUES
In London, the House of Lords’ Arctic Committee has been hearing evidence on the potential economic and environmental impacts that climate change and the loss of sea ice could have on the Arctic Ocean. Source: voiceofrussia.com Climate change is always there in the back of peoples minds. Find out more about this topic and listen into the live radio station Voice of Russia to keep up to date with all the latest updates in the weather.
UKRAINE: RED CROSS WORKER’S DEATH “BEING HUSHED UP”, SAYS MOSCOW
The European Union is playing down the death of a Red Cross worker killed last week during the shelling of Donetsk, while the Kiev authorities have failed to provide a clear explanation of the casualties. Source: voiceofrussia.com The Red Cross are doing a great job around the world in all sorts of ways. It can be a risky job helping out in areas of conflict. Volunteers get hurt all the time, why do we never hear much about these faculties. Voice of Russia looks into these matters today. Listen in a find out what are the problems and perhaps why no one is remember these unseen helpers and heroes.
DISTRUST OF POLITICAL SYSTEM HIGH AMONG BRITISH WORKERS – IPPR
It’s not just the ruling Conservative Party which is concerned by the rise of UKIP – the prospect of ‘working-class voters’ abandoning their traditional loyalty to Labour has also been worrying Ed Miliband. Source: voiceofrussia.com Are politicians doing a good job. A lot of people are unsure. So todays story takes a look at the work place and the duties people have to do in the roles in society. Ed Milliband is pictured here working with the road diggers, this is not the usual roles of a politician however it makes him and people like him look really good. What are your views on politicians and how do you feel with all these roadblocks around the city. Chime in and leave your comments over on Voice of Russia UK.
AEROFLOT APPOINTS FIRST FOREIGN PILOTS IN RUSSIAN AVIATION HISTORY
Russia’s flagship carrier, Aeroflot, has appointed the first of a number of foreign flight personnel, following a change to the Russian Air Code which had restricted the admission of foreign pilots on Source: voiceofrussia.com Globalisation is opening up new corridors and opportunities in the work place. Flights in the news have effected and given a lot of pressure on plane companies. On the upside more jobs are now available to everyone, the question is will people still use planes to get from a – b. Find out over on Voice of Russia UK.
SENIOR BRITISH BANKER PLEADS GUILTY TO FIXING MARKET RATES IN LEGAL FIRST
A senior banker at a leading British bank has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud in connection with the manipulation of Libor benchmark interest rates, becoming the first person in Britain to... Source: voiceofrussia.com Some of the old timers of banking have been contributing to the banking system still behind the scenes. This article over on Voice of Russia reveals some interesting strategies used by banks like Libor. This sort of help is getting a lot of people in trouble, read the article in full to find out why.
RUSSIA AND VENEZUELA AGREE PLANS FOR OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS FIELDS
Russia and Venezuela have agreed plans to develop offshore oil, and gas fields in the North Atlantic, as well as a thermal power plant. The deal is a further show of unity between the two nations. Source: voiceofrussia.com There is a new agreement plan in place happening right now between Venezuela and Russia. Its an oil deal that will help people in the areas involved get the fuel they need to get through the winter months.
ISLAMIC STATE MOVES IN ON KEY SYRIA-TURKEY BORDER TOWN
Islamic State fighters advanced into the south west of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani overnight, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, taking several buildings to gain attacking positions from two sides.
Source: voiceofrussia.com Things are changing around the world for everyone particularly in Syria. Find out what is happening on the border.
TELLING IT LIKE IT IS: AMERICA, NATO, UNITED KINGDOM, RUSSIA AND SEXY GLOBAL ECONOMY
The protests in Hong Kong, the air strikes against ISIS, the Conservative Party Conference, drugs and prostitution boosting the UK economy, NATO’s new Secretary General, the White House -Source: voiceofrussia.com Everybody knows that countries is held up by prostitutes and the sex trade in general. UK is no different. A multi billion pound industry paying of debt in one way or another. So to hear the panel talking about this weeks news comes as no surprise. Its actually a very entertaining show. This weeks panel gives their reactions to the news coming up this week. From Americanisation to the ongoing NATO demands.You can find out more about how the world is changing? And have a listen to the effects around the world in the most objective way in 2014 over on The Voice of Russia UK Edition.