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EU Anti-Fraud Head Stripped of Immunity

Giovanni Kessler, the head of EU anti-fraud authority OLAF, has had his immunity from prosecution lifted, EU authorities have confirmed.

World » EU | March 11, 2016, Friday // 14:25 | Viewed: 60276

EU Leaders Agree to Move to Second-Stage Brexit Talks

EU leaders have agreed to move Brexit talks on to the second phase but called for "further clarity" from the UK about its future intentions, according to BBC.

World » EU | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 566

Greek Gov’t Aims to Speed Up Migrant Returns to Turkey

 In a bid to avert a rerun of the refugee crisis of 2015, when Greece was overwhelmed by a deluge of migrants from Turkey, the government is planning to amend a law governing the process of granting asylum to refugees with a bill expected to go to Parliam

World » EU | December 15, 2017, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 552

The European Council Extended the Sanctions Against Russia for Another 6 Months

European leaders agreed to extend economic sanctions against Russia by 6 months.

World » EU | December 15, 2017, Friday // 10:35 | Viewed: 902

Denmark Considers Using Cryptocurrencies for Humanitarian Aid

Denmark sees potential for blockchain technology in humanitarian aid and said on Thursday it is considering becoming the first donor country to move money using cryptocurrencies, according to Reuters.

World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 15:23 | Viewed: 801

Norway Becomes the 1st Country in the World to Completely Switch Off its FM Radios

Norway has become the first country in the world to completely switch off its FM radios.

World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 11:35 | Viewed: 1344

The Last European Council For 2017 to Begin in Brussels Today

In Brussels today begins the last European Council.

World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 09:37 | Viewed: 922

MPs Win Right to Final Vote on Brexit

Theresa May suffered her first Brexit defeat in the Commons last night as Tory “mutineers” ensured that MPs must approve the terms of Britain’s departure from the EU, The Times writes.

World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 09:36 | Viewed: 828

U.N. Resolutions on North Korea Need to be Fully Implemented, Antonio Guterres

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World » EU | December 14, 2017, Thursday // 09:28 | Viewed: 853

The MEPs Saved the Döner Kebabs

The European Commission proposal for phosphate additive in the doners was adopted, the EP press service announced.

World » EU | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 1400

Kurz Close to Forming New Austrian Right-Wing Government

 Two months after the election, 31-year-old conservative People's Party (OVP) leader Sebastian Kurz is expected to finalise coalition talks on Friday and form a new government with the hard-right Freedom Party of Austria (FPO) led by Heinz-Christian Strac

World » EU | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 12:05 | Viewed: 1534

Europe's Post-Brexit Financial Capital Will be … London

Michael Bloomberg, the businessman and former New York mayor, said London will remain a global financial capital after Brexit, BBC writes.

World » EU | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:47 | Viewed: 1604

Catalonia crisis – Puigdemont Ready to Go Back if Re-Elected on the 21st of December

 Deposed Catalan leader Carlos Puigdemont said on Tuesday that he would “run the risk” of going back to Spain if he won the election in Catalonia on the 21st of December next, Brussels Times reported.

World » EU | December 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:45 | Viewed: 1236

Nato Reappoints Jens Stoltenberg as Chief Until 2020

 NATO on Tuesday (Dec 12) reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until 2020, as the alliance undergoes its biggest revamp since the Cold War to counter the perceived threat posed by Russia.

World » EU | December 12, 2017, Tuesday // 16:26 | Viewed: 1319

EU to Israel: Don't Expect Us to Move Embassies

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini told Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to expect EU states to follow the US in moving embassies to Jerusalem, EUObserver reported.

World » EU | December 12, 2017, Tuesday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1175

German Intelligence Warns of Increased Chinese Cyber Spying

The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency warned on Sunday that China is using social networks to try to cultivate sources of information among lawmakers and officials, while Chinese hackers are increasingly attacking European companies through t

World » EU | December 11, 2017, Monday // 10:19 | Viewed: 1263

German Social Democrat Schulz called for United States of Europe

United States of Europe until 2025 and strong integration within the European Union (EU), said Martin Schulz, who was re-elected as leader of the German Social Democrats on Thursday.

World » EU | December 8, 2017, Friday // 11:40 | Viewed: 1444

Brexit Border Deal Possible in 'Hours' as Talks Go Down to the Wire

The United Kingdom and Ireland could reach agreement in hours on how to run their post-Brexit Irish land border, paving the way for a deal that would remove the last obstacle to opening free trade talks with the European Union,Reuters reports.

World » EU | December 8, 2017, Friday // 09:36 | Viewed: 1548

Poland Ready to Defend Migration Stance in EU Top Court

Poland is ready to defend its decision in the European Union’s top court to refuse to accept migrants from Africa and the Middle East under an EU plan to redistribute them, Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymanski said, reported by Reuters.

World » EU | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 17:14 | Viewed: 1774

The World Bank gives up to USD 200 Million in the Western Balkans

"We are ready to finance a trade and transport project in the Western Balkans region of up to USD 200 million", World Bank Executive Director Kristalina Georgieva said at a meeting of the leaders of the Western Balkans in Sofia, reports actualno

World » EU | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 15:00 | Viewed: 1348

Illegal Migrants in the EU are 63% less in 2017

The European Commission today reported a 63 percent decrease in the number of migrants illegally entering the EU compared to last year's data, 24chasa reports.

World » EU | December 7, 2017, Thursday // 14:12 | Viewed: 1405

The European Parliament Reassured: We will not Forbid Döner Kebabs

The European Parliament may veto the European Commission's legislative proposal to allow the use of phosphate additives in frozen meat (including Döners) because of health concerns.

World » EU | December 6, 2017, Wednesday // 15:59 | Viewed: 1651
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