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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: 23648

Germany To Hold Parliamentary Elections on September 24

German citizens will decide on September 24 whether Angela Merkel will be re-elected for a fourth mandate as German Chancellor, reported AFP.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 19:00 | Viewed: 881

Bulgarian EP Deputies Adopt Common Stance Against Blockades in Greece

18 Bulgarian deputies in the European Parliament have announced a common position against the planned blockades in Greece and along the border with Bulgaria.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 17:37 | Viewed: 960

Belgium's CALL: Bulgaria Does Not Offer Migrants Good Conditions

Conditions for the admission of migrants in Bulgaria are not satisfactory, ruled in three separate instances a judge with the Council for Alien Law Litigation (CALL) in Belgium, reported BTA.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1266

Italy Rocked by 4 Quakes in 1 Hour

Four tremors hit Central Italy within an hour on Wednesday morning, the strongest measuring 5.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 14:08 | Viewed: 885

Antonio Tajani Elected European Parliament President

Key EPP MEP and former EU Commissioner Antonio Tajani is the new European Parliament President after a vote held on Tuesday.

World » EU | January 18, 2017, Wednesday // 07:26 | Viewed: 932

Theresa May: Better No Deal Than Bad Deal On Brexit

Great Britain will leave the common market of the EU; it will not make any significant contributions to the common budget; it will reject the jurisdiction of European courts and aim at a free-trade agreement and control over migration.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 20:04 | Viewed: 1242

Marine Le Pen To Recognise Crimea As Part of Russia If Elected President

The leader of the French far right-wing party National Front (FN) Marine Le Pen stated to the Russian newspaper Izvestiya that she will recognise the Crimea as part of Russia if elected president of France.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 18:49 | Viewed: 1216

EP Deputies Fail to Elect New President After Second Ballot

European deputies did not manage to elect a new President of the European Parliament at the second round of voting as well.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 17:00 | Viewed: 977

Bulgaria Asks Greek Authorities To Prevent Border Blockade

In relation to the information about upcoming protests of Greek farmers that would block the border with Greece, the Interior Ministry has remained in constant touch with Greek authorities, announced the press centre of the Interior Ministry.

World » EU | January 17, 2017, Tuesday // 16:34 | Viewed: 1116

Germany To Start Returning Migrants to Greece As Of March

Germany will begin to return asylum-seeking refugees to Greece as of March, announced a spokesperson of the Interior Ministry, reported BGNES.

World » EU | January 13, 2017, Friday // 11:28 | Viewed: 1844

Hungary’s Jobbik Gives Up Far-Right Image

The main opposition party in Hungary Jobbik is trying to cut ties with its past as a far-right, anti-Semitic, radical formation.

World » EU | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 21:44 | Viewed: 1933

Polish Opposition Ends Sejm Blockade

Deputies from the Polish opposition have ended the blockade of the Sejm which started four months ago due to the restricted access of the media to the work of Parliament.

World » EU | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 17:29 | Viewed: 1100

Malta’s EU Presidency To Improve Bulgaria’s Access to Schengen Border Systems

Malta’s rotating presidency of the council of the European Union will work towards an improvement of the access of Bulgaria to Schengen border systems for the exchange of information in spite of the existing problem with joining the Schengen area, announc

World » EU | January 12, 2017, Thursday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1392

Hungary To Target Soros-Linked NGOs

Hungary plans to take serious steps against non-governmental organisations linked to the billionaire George Soros after the election of Donald Trump as President of the USA.

World » EU | January 11, 2017, Wednesday // 21:27 | Viewed: 1341

EC To Tighten Rules On Protection of Personal Data Submitted Via Internet

The European Commission wants to tighten the rules for the processing of personal data from electronic services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Gmail, iMessage and Viber.

World » EU | January 10, 2017, Tuesday // 19:15 | Viewed: 1263

Schengen Security Secured After Amri?

Anis Amri who ran over 12 people with a truck at a Christmas bazaar in Berlin, crossed Brussels while fleeing the crime scene, reported Belgium’s Prosecutor’s Office, reported BNR.

World » EU | January 5, 2017, Thursday // 10:25 | Viewed: 1574

UK Permanent Reprsentative to EU Resigns Suddenly

The permanent representative of the UK to the EU Ivan Rogers has resigned suddenly just a few months before Prime Minister Theresa May launches the negotiations for the exit of the country from the EU.

World » EU | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 21:34 | Viewed: 1418

Former French PM Valls Opposes Turkey's Accession to EU

Former French Prime Minister and probable candidate of the left-wing for president Manuel Valls has called for “smart implementation” of the Stability and Growth Pact, and opposed the accession of Turkey to the EU, reported BNT.

World » EU | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 20:06 | Viewed: 1302

Slovakia's PM: Stop Referendum Adventures

Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico called on Monday on his counterparts in the remaining EU member-states to stop organising referendums on national problems because these represent a threat to the EU and the Euro.

World » EU | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 19:01 | Viewed: 1394

Members of New Romanian Government Announced

The leaders of the two coalition parties – Liviu Dragnea from the Social Democratic Party (PSD) and Călin Popescu-Tăriceanu from the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats (ALDE), who are forming the new Romanian government, as well as the appointed Prime Min

World » EU | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 17:26 | Viewed: 1523

Rioting Migrants in Italian Refugee Camp Take Hostages

Migrants in a refugee camp in Italy have taken as hostages 25 social workers, reported Reuters.

World » EU | January 3, 2017, Tuesday // 16:43 | Viewed: 1955
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