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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: 48043

French Police Found Champs Elysees Attacker's Weapons

A man who rammed a car into a police van in Paris stored a cache of weapons at his home and held a gun permit despite being on a secret service list of people linked to radical Islam, police sources and French officials said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

World » EU | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 14:07 | Viewed: 2397

Merkel Ready to Consider Macron Eurozone Reform Ideas

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday she was prepared to "consider" new French President Emmanuel Macron's proposals for a shake-up of the eurozone, AFP reported.

World » EU | June 20, 2017, Tuesday // 13:58 | Viewed: 6159

Bulgarian Ambassador to London: 'Attack at Finsbury Park Mosque is Defined as Potential Terrorist Attack'

''The attack near the mosque in Finsbury Park in London is defined as a potential terrorist attack'', the Bulgarian ambassador to the UK and Northern Ireland, Konstantin Dimitrov, said, according to  FOCUS News Agency.

World » EU | June 19, 2017, Monday // 14:07 | Viewed: 3683

Britain, EU to Start Historic Brexit Talks

Britain starts formal talks to leave the EU on Monday, seeking a deal "like no other in history" despite entering fiendishly difficult negotiations with a badly weakened government, reported AFP.

World » EU | June 19, 2017, Monday // 12:02 | Viewed: 2809

New Thermal Power Plants in the Balkans Do Not Meet EU Standards

The majority of Western Balkan countries rely on thermal power plants and many of the new plants which are being built do not comply with the newly approved EU standards for environment protection, the Independent Balkan News Agency reported.

World » EU | June 15, 2017, Thursday // 12:06 | Viewed: 7715

Merkel Lauds Macron's Election Victory as 'Strong Vote for Reforms'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called the victory of French President Emmanuel Macron's party in the first round of parliamentary elections a "strong vote for reforms" and a senior official signaled Berlin's willingness to deepen cooperation, Reuters rep

World » EU | June 12, 2017, Monday // 12:57 | Viewed: 1861

Theresa May Ahead but Set to Lose Majority in UK Election

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives are set to lose their overall majority after Britain's general election, an exit poll showed on Thursday after voting closed, AFP reports.

World » EU | June 9, 2017, Friday // 07:43 | Viewed: 9297

Ferries Between Denmark and Germany Suspended Due to Threat

Ferry operator Scandlines said Wednesday it has evacuated all its ferries in the Danish town Rodby and suspended ferry traffic between Denmark and Germany due to security reasons following a telephone threat, reported Reuters.

World » EU | June 7, 2017, Wednesday // 15:36 | Viewed: 10187

Merkel: 'We have to protect Mother Earth' after Trump Quits Paris Accord

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a news conference that following the announcement from President Donald Trump, all remaining parties of the Paris climate agreement had to "look to the future'', according to DW.

World » EU | June 2, 2017, Friday // 14:34 | Viewed: 2781

Trump Meets EU Chiefs in Brussels


World » EU | May 25, 2017, Thursday // 15:07 | Viewed: 13377

Theresa May: 'No time to Waste' as Brexit Talks Will Start Just 11 Days After the Election'

Britain has “no time to waste” in Brexit talks, Theresa May will warn as she says formal negotiations about leaving the European Union will start just 11 days after the election, writes The Telegraph.

World » EU | May 22, 2017, Monday // 09:10 | Viewed: 8420

Swedish Prosecutors to Decide on Lifting Assange Warrant

Swedish prosecutors investigating rape accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange must decide on Friday if they will lift a Europe-wide arrest warrant against him in a seven-year-old case, The Local writes.

World » EU | May 19, 2017, Friday // 11:02 | Viewed: 14919

Austrian Мigrant Death Тruck Тrial Set For June 21

Eleven men will stand trial on June 21 over the deaths of 71 migrants found in an abandoned truck in Austria in 2015, court officials in Hungary said Thursday, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 18, 2017, Thursday // 15:10 | Viewed: 2793

EU Fines Facebook EUR 110M Over 'Misleading' info in WhatsApp Takeover

The European Commission on Thursday fined US social media giant Facebook EUR 110 million ($120 million) for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 18, 2017, Thursday // 10:35 | Viewed: 15045

New French Government Unveiled

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron appointed his first government on Wednesday, naming veteran Socialist Jean-Yves Le Drian to foreign affairs and European lawmaker Sylvie Goulard as defence minister, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 17, 2017, Wednesday // 17:27 | Viewed: 66104

Juncker, Mogherini to Address Security Conference in Prague

The Czech government together with the European Commission will hold a conference on security in Prague in June, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Monday after a government meeting that approved the event, The Prague Daily Monitor reported.

World » EU | May 17, 2017, Wednesday // 09:24 | Viewed: 2728

French Cabinet Announcement Delayed to Wednesday

French President Emmanuel Macron has delayed the announcement of his first cabinet until Wednesday, a day later than originally planned, his office said on Tuesday, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 16, 2017, Tuesday // 16:01 | Viewed: 15094

Macron and Merkel Signal New Move to Strengthen Eurozone

The new French president, Emmanuel Macron, and German chancellor, Angela Merkel, have broken with previous statements by saying they would be prepared to look at changing EU treaties in order to allow a further integration of the Eurozone, according to th

World » EU | May 16, 2017, Tuesday // 15:24 | Viewed: 14873

Austria Centre-Right Calls For Snap Elections

Austria's new centre-right leader Sebastian Kurz called for snap elections on Sunday, heralding the imminent collapse of the ruling coalition after months of in-fighting, reported AFP.

World » EU | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 21:27 | Viewed: 15032

Outgoing French Leader Hollande Leaves Presidential Palace

Outgoing French leader Francois Hollande was driven out of the Elysee Palace on Sunday, leaving centrist Emmanuel Macron in charge as the country's youngest ever president, AFP reports.

World » EU | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 14:38 | Viewed: 14515

Emmanuel Macron to be Sworn in as French President

Tight security is in place across Paris for the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron as France's president, BBC reports.

World » EU | May 14, 2017, Sunday // 11:07 | Viewed: 14499
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