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Greece's Lefist SYRIZA Extends Lead over Conservatives Ahead of Sunday’s Vote

Greece’s snap parliamentary elections on Sunday could bring to power Europe’s first radical leftist government, polls have shown.

World » EU | January 24, 2015, Saturday // 14:33 | Viewed: 1741

ECB Launches Massive Bond-Buying Plan to Spur Growth  

The European Central Bank (ECB) will buy EUR 60B in assets per month from March 2015 until end-September 2016 to stimulate flagging economic growth in Europe, the bank’s President Mario Draghi announced on Thursday.

World » EU | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 18:02 | Viewed: 1571

Germany's Leipzig With 15,000 Anti-Islam Protesters

German anti-Islam movement LEGIDA took on the streets of Leipzig with around 15,000 protesters on Wednesday evening.

World » EU | January 22, 2015, Thursday // 13:22 | Viewed: 1671

EU Foreign Ministers Meet to Discuss Rising Terrorist Threat

The foreign ministers of the 28 European Union (EU) member states are meeting in Brussels on Monday to discuss the increasing terrorist threat Europe is faced with.

World » EU | January 19, 2015, Monday // 08:16 | Viewed: 1071

Five People in Belgium Charged with Participation in Terrorist Group

Five people were charged with participation in the activities of a terrorist group in Belgium on Friday.

World » EU | January 16, 2015, Friday // 21:45 | Viewed: 1172

French Post Office Siege Ends with Surrender, No Casualties

The armed man, who took hostages at a post office in the French town of Colombes, has surrendered to the police with no casualties suffered.

World » EU | January 16, 2015, Friday // 17:13 | Viewed: 1164

EU High Representative Calls for Renewed Relations with Russia

EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has suggested renewal in relations with Russia in the spheres of global diplomacy, trade and other issues on Wednesday.

World » EU | January 15, 2015, Thursday // 13:25 | Viewed: 1551

Illegal Immigrants to EU More Than Double in 2014

The number of illegal immigrants entering the European Union more than doubled last year with 75% of them having arrived through the Mediterranean Sea, the EU migration commissioner has said.

World » EU | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 10:56 | Viewed: 1629

Charlie Hebdo's New Edition Out with New Prophet Image on Cover

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's new edition is attracting huge interest hours after going on sale, with unprecedented circulation and versions in five languages, including Turkish and Arabic.

World » EU | January 14, 2015, Wednesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 1328

Rival Rallies Attract Thousands of Participants Across Germany

Some 25 000 people joined an anti-Islamisation march in Dresden, while four times as many Germans participated in counter-rallies across the country on Monday.

World » EU | January 13, 2015, Tuesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1367

British Foreign Secretary to Discuss EU Reforms, Ukraine, Terrorism on Bulgaria Visit

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond will visit Bulgaria on Wednesday for talks on bilateral and European Union issues, the foreign ministry in Sofia said on Monday.

World » EU | January 12, 2015, Monday // 18:44 | Viewed: 1684

French Terror Suspect’s Wife Crossed Into Syria From Turkey – Turkish Foreign Minister

The spouse of one of the suspected Paris attackers had crossed into Syria from Turkey the day before her husband held hostages at a Jewish supermarket in the French capital last week, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday.

World » EU | January 12, 2015, Monday // 17:06 | Viewed: 1720

World Leaders Gather in Paris for Massive Anti-Terror Unity March

In an extraordinary demonstration of global unity, some 40 leaders from around the world have gathered together at the French presidential palace on Sunday to take part in the Paris Unity rally in the memory of the victims of this week’s jihadist attacks.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 16:50 | Viewed: 1897

European Interior Ministers Urge Stricter Controls at EU’s External Borders

The interior ministers of 11 European nations on Sunday urged the tightening of controls at the EU’s external borders in order to prevent a repeat of this week’s terrorist attacks in Paris that left 17 people dead.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 16:06 | Viewed: 1477

Spain’s Interior Minister to Call for Tighter Border Controls in Europe

Europe may have to tighten its border controls in order to deter Islamic fighters returning to Europe from the Middle East, Spain’s Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz has said.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 15:13 | Viewed: 1639

Man Claiming to Be IS Member Says in Video He Was Paris Supermarket Attacker

A man looking like the attacker, who killed a female police officer and took hostages in a supermarket in Paris, has claimed in a posthumous video on Sunday he has member of the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

World » EU | January 11, 2015, Sunday // 14:18 | Viewed: 1093

Cyprus Closes Down Flag Air Carrier over EU State Aid Ruling

The Cypriot flag carrier suspended operations at midnight over a European Commission ruling that it had illegally received state aid.

World » EU | January 10, 2015, Saturday // 14:26 | Viewed: 1442

Dual Hostage Crisis Results in Death of Three Suspects, Four Hostages

The two hostage incidents that unfolded in France on Friday resulted in the death of three suspects and four hostages.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 22:01 | Viewed: 1381

Gunman Takes Two Hostages in Jewellery Shop in Montpellier

Two people were taken hostages in a jewellery shop in the centre of Montpellier on Friday.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 20:45 | Viewed: 1664

Perpetrators, Hostages Killed as French Security Forces Storm Both Hostage Sites

The French security forces stormed almost simultaneously both hostage sites – the kosher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes in Paris and the printing shop in the town of Dammartin-en-Gloebe.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 18:30 | Viewed: 1349

Shootout in Paris Jewish Shop: Uncertanity Looms about Number of Dead

At least two people have been killed after a shootout in a Kosher supermarket in Paris, France, police have confirmed.

World » EU | January 9, 2015, Friday // 15:35 | Viewed: 2689
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