The Caliphate Returns

“Listen to your caliph and obey him. Support your state, which grows every day,” said Abu Mohamed al-Adnani, announcing the rebirth of the Caliphate in the broad territory between Aleppo in northern Syria and Diyala province in eastern Iraq.

May global temperature hits all-time high

Last month was so hot it set a new record for the planet, marking the warmest May over land and water since record-keeping began in 1880, US authorities said Monday.
The combined average temperature across the globe was 15.54C, or 0.74C above the 20th century average, said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Bulgaria to Open Trade Missions in 20 Countries by end-2014

Bulgaria will open trade missions in 20 countries by end-2014, according to a media statement of the government.

The new trade representations are to be opened in the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, northern Iraq (Erbil), Algiers, Tunisia, Ghana, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Mongolia, US (Chicago), Hungary and Cyprus.

Bucharest museum of natural history opens live tropical butterfly exhibition

The Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History in Bucharest opened an exhibition of live tropical butterfly exhibition on Sunday; a museum's release informed AGERPRES that the rare 'Butterfly World' event will stage exotic species from southeastern Asia, Central and South America, and equatorial Africa until the end of August.