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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: 54351

France's Macron, Seeking to Re-Shape Europe, Heads East

While Britain toils over its messy divorce with the European Union, France's president Emmanuel Macron is embarking on a drive to deepen the economic integration of a bloc he says needs to be more protective of its citizens, reported Reuters.

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Barcelona Attack: Van Driver Shot Dead by Police

Spanish police have shot dead the main suspect in last Thursday's Barcelona attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub.

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UK Publishes More EU Negotiation Plans

The UK government has set out proposals to ensure trade in goods and services can continue on the day the UK leaves the EU in March 2019, reported BBC.

World » EU | August 21, 2017, Monday // 17:12 | Viewed: 1080

French Presidency Gives Official Role to Brigitte Macron

Brigitte Macron, the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, will represent the country and carry out charity work but not have the official status of First Lady, following opposition to giving her this title, the presidency announced on Monday (Aug 21)

World » EU | August 21, 2017, Monday // 16:39 | Viewed: 1062

Today Starts the Week of Enhanced Control in Regards to Over-speeding Across the EU

With the initiative of TISPOL, the European Road Traffic Police network, from 21 to 27 August 2017, enhanced monitoring of compliance with the permitted maximum speed will be carried out in all Member States, the Ministry of Interior said.

World » EU | August 21, 2017, Monday // 12:34 | Viewed: 1238

Hunt For Key Suspect for Barcelona Attack Extended Across Europe

The hunt for the driver who killed 13 people in last week's attack in Barcelona has been extended across Europe, Catalan officials say, quoted by BBC.

World » EU | August 21, 2017, Monday // 11:32 | Viewed: 941

Merkel Defended her Decision to Open the Borders of Germany for Refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended her decision to open Germany's borders to hundreds of thousands of refugees two years ago, AP cited by DARIK as saying.

World » EU | August 21, 2017, Monday // 10:59 | Viewed: 1116

Pope Francis Prays For an End to ‘Inhuman Violence’ of Terrorism

Pope Francis on Sunday prayed that God will liberate the world from the "inhuman violence" of terrorism, in the wake of incidents over the past week in Burkina Faso, Barcelona and Finland that left a total of 34 people dead.

World » EU | August 21, 2017, Monday // 10:20 | Viewed: 967

Spain Terror Cell Had 120 Gas Canisters

A 12-strong terror cell that carried out two attacks in Spain this week had collected 120 gas canisters and was planning to use them in vehicle attacks, Spanish police say, quoted by BBC.

World » EU | August 20, 2017, Sunday // 17:15 | Viewed: 1622

British Tourists 'Terrified' as Fighter Jet Tracks Passenger Plane'

Passengers on board a holiday jet flying from Spain to Birmingham have told how it was shadowed by a French fighter plane for up to 15 minutes, according to The Independent.

World » EU | August 20, 2017, Sunday // 13:19 | Viewed: 1936

Barcelona’s Iconic Sagrada Familia - Prime Target of Terrorists’ Botched Bombing Plot

The Catalonian terrorist cell, responsible for the twin attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, originally planned to carry out a major bombing campaign with explosive-laden vans.

World » EU | August 20, 2017, Sunday // 12:31 | Viewed: 1682

German Writer Critical of Turkey's Erdogan Arrested in Spain

 German-Turkish author Dogan Akhanli was arrested in Spain on Saturday after Turkey issued an Interpol warrant for the writer, a critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, fanning an already fierce row between the NATO allies, reported Reuters

World » EU | August 20, 2017, Sunday // 12:23 | Viewed: 1508

Spanish Government Maintains Security Alert Level, Says No Attack Imminent

Spain will maintain its security alert level at 4, one notch below the maximum level which would signal an attack was imminent, after two deadly attacks in the northeastern region of Catalonia this week, Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said, cited by

World » EU | August 19, 2017, Saturday // 17:08 | Viewed: 1383

Death Toll in Barcelona Rises

The death toll of the attacks in Spain has risen to 14 people The Guardian reported, two of them have been named: Bruno Gulotta, a father of two, with and 44-year-old Elke Vanbockrijck from the Belgian town of Tongeren.

World » EU | August 18, 2017, Friday // 14:32 | Viewed: 1963

Paris Police Evacuate Migrant Camp

Paris police on Friday announced the evacuation of a migrant camp in the city's 18th arrondissement, aacording to The Local - France.

World » EU | August 18, 2017, Friday // 13:54 | Viewed: 2046

EU Helps Mobilise Planes, Vehicles and Firefighters to Help Portugal

The European Commission has helped mobilise substantial support for Portugal, through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, following a request for assistance to battle forest fires in the country.

World » EU | August 17, 2017, Thursday // 10:05 | Viewed: 1476

Spain Rescues 600 People in Busiest Day

Spain's coastguard says it has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in a 24-hour period amid a spike in the number of migrant arrivals, reported BBC.

World » EU | August 17, 2017, Thursday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1942

Britain Vows that There Will be 'No Return' to Hard Irish Borders of the Past After Brexit

Britain vows that there will be "no return" to the hard Irish border of the past after Brexit as it attempts to defuse a deepening row with Ireland, The Telegraph writes.

World » EU | August 16, 2017, Wednesday // 09:22 | Viewed: 1652

Theresa May to Visit Japan on August 30 for Trade, Security Mission

British Prime Minister Theresa May will make an official visit to Japan from August 30 to September 1 to discuss defense and security cooperation as well as trade and investment opportunities, according to a Downing Street statement published Tuesday, wri

World » EU | August 15, 2017, Tuesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 1905

Britain may ask for a Temporary Customs Union with the EU

Britain might want to stay in a customs union with the European Union for a while to avoid chaos on the border after the leave and to maintain the greatest possible freedom of trade in goods, the Associated Press and Reuters have said.

World » EU | August 15, 2017, Tuesday // 11:53 | Viewed: 37803

Hungary Sends Response To EC Regarding Infringement Procedures

 Hungary has sent its response to the European Commission regarding the infringement procedures launched because of Hungary’s laws on NGOs financed from abroad and on foreign universities, a justice ministry official said on Monday.

World » EU | August 15, 2017, Tuesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 2227
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