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Germany Floats Bonus For Rejected Asylum Seekers to Go Home

The German government wants to encourage rejected asylum seekers to voluntarily return to their home countries with a cash incentive, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere told newspaper Bild am Sonntag on Sunday, Deutsche Welle reported.

World » EU | December 4, 2017, Monday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1905

European Union and Russia Held Expert Consultations on the Balkans and the Enlargement of the EU

On Friday, another round of expert consultations on the Balkans and the enlargement of the European Union took place in Brussels, a Russian diplomat said on Tuesday, quoted by BGNES.

World » EU | December 2, 2017, Saturday // 13:44 | Viewed: 2114

Donald Tusk Gives Ireland Veto Over Brexit Deal

The European Union has handed Ireland an effective veto over any Brexit deal, increasing pressure on the prime minister to make further concessions on the border issue, The Times reports.

World » EU | December 2, 2017, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2192

Wanted IS Jihadist Killed in Georgia

Georgia says a Chechen jihadist killed in a clash with special forces in the Georgian capital Tbilisi was the suspected organiser of a terror attack on Istanbul airport last year, reported BBC.

World » EU | December 1, 2017, Friday // 15:16 | Viewed: 2024

Merkel Promises Erdoğan She Will Speed Up Refugee Aid

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late on Nov.

World » EU | December 1, 2017, Friday // 13:25 | Viewed: 3145

France Finds Traces of Radioactive Cesium in Russian Mushrooms

France has found traces of radioactive cesium on mushrooms imported from Russia, the head of French nuclear regulator ASN said on Thursday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | November 30, 2017, Thursday // 17:15 | Viewed: 2237

Bosnian-Croat War Crimes Suspect Slobodan Praljak 'Takes Poison' in UN Court

UN judges have suspended a court hearing after a war crimes suspect "took poison" when his 20-year sentence was upheld, Sky News reported.

World » EU | November 29, 2017, Wednesday // 15:16 | Viewed: 2249

The EC is Discussing Measures to Combat VAT Fraud

Anti-fraud measures are discussed at today's meeting of EU commissioners, sega reported.

World » EU | November 29, 2017, Wednesday // 09:29 | Viewed: 1799

Angela Merkel: Asking Germans to Vote Again is 'Simply Wrong'

Germany's chancellor has said that it would be "simply wrong" to hold new elections after coalition talks collapsed.

World » EU | November 25, 2017, Saturday // 16:06 | Viewed: 2155

German President to Meet Party Leaders on Thursday

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel, the head of Bavaria’s conservatives, and the leader of the center Social Democrats (SPD) on Thursday, his office said on Friday, quoted by Reuters.

World » EU | November 24, 2017, Friday // 17:12 | Viewed: 2097

EU's Juncker Says Dec. 4 Meeting with May will Show if Brexit Progress Made

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday that a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on December 4 will allow the EU to see whether sufficient progress was made on Brexit talks, Reuters reported.

World » EU | November 24, 2017, Friday // 13:03 | Viewed: 1984

German Social Democrats Under Pressure to Form Grand Coalition

The leader of Germany’s Social Democrats came under growing pressure on Thursday to drop his opposition to a new “grand coalition” with Angela Merkel’s conservatives, with senior politicians arguing the party had a duty to promote stability, reported Reut

World » EU | November 24, 2017, Friday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1929

Europe Strengthens Security Measures Around the Christmas Bazaars

Christmas bazaars and holiday festivals around the world prove to be a potential target for terrorists, for which authorities take serious security measures, sega said.

World » EU | November 23, 2017, Thursday // 13:08 | Viewed: 2039

Spain Sends Migrant Arrivals to Unfinished Prison

A surge in migration from Algeria to Spain has prompted Spain's interior ministry to summon Algeria's ambassador to explain the phenomenon.

World » EU | November 23, 2017, Thursday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2441

UK Sets Aside Extra 3 billion Pounds for Brexit Preparations

The British government is setting aside 3 billion pounds ($3.

World » EU | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 15:22 | Viewed: 1827

Norway's Police Downgrade Threat Level

Norwegian police said on Wednesday they had lowered the national threat assessment, but still regarded an attack by militants as a possibility, reported Reuters.

World » EU | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 1960

The Collapse of Angela Merkel's Coalition Shows Her Dream of a United Europe is Falling Apart

The rise of Euroscepticism is an inevitable consequence of the EU's failure to secure consent for its designs, The Telegraph reports.

World » EU | November 22, 2017, Wednesday // 09:32 | Viewed: 2026

The European Institutions Agreed to Abolish Geo-blocking

The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission have reached a political agreement to eliminate the unjustified blockade of a geographical principle for Internet users, which is an important part of building a digital single mar

World » EU | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 16:38 | Viewed: 2343

Amsterdam and Paris will Host Two European Agencies after Brexit

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) moved to Amsterdam and the European Banking Authority (EBA) - in Paris.

World » EU | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 11:33 | Viewed: 2333

Brussels will Propose to Start Negotiations with Macedonia Next Year about Joining the EU

A lot of progress has been made in Macedonia, the European Commission and the EU member states are now seeing more positives about the country's situation and the opportunity to start the accession talks.

World » EU | November 21, 2017, Tuesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 3127

The EU Introduces Permanent Checks at its External Borders

The Council of the EU has approved the rules for introducing permanent controls for the crossing of the external borders of the Community, the news agencies reported.

World » EU | November 20, 2017, Monday // 16:42 | Viewed: 2254
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