Arab financial institutions will provide Government of Uzbekistan with $22 million in 2014 in introduction of renewable energy sources (RES) in schools, reported RIA Novosti referring to the Ministry of Public Education of the Republic.
The European Commission is making available an additional 20 million euros in emergency aid for the worst-hit communities in the Philippines still suffering from the massive destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan.
The European Union reached a tentative deal on limiting the use in fridges and air conditioners of fluorinated gases that have a global warming potential thousands of times greater than carbon dioxide.
The European Commission and the Photonics 21 Association have signed a public-private partnership (PPP) that will see 3.5 billion euros invested into the near-market development of photonics technology as part of the Horizon 2020 innovation program.
Prime Minister David Cameron's plan to reshape Britain's ties with the European Union has opened a rift with his junior coalition partner who accused his party of promoting illegal and economically disastrous reforms.
Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement after Kremlin talks between Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed at removing trade obstacles between the two neighbours and boosting economic ties.
Italy was and it remains a privileged partner for Russia in terms of trade relations, stated Russian President Vladimir Putin during the latest round of bilateral consultations with Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta.