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Improvised Bomb Explodes on Packed London Commuter Train Injuring 22

A home-made bomb exploded on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London injuring 22 people on Friday, police said, in what was being treated as the fifth terrorism attack in Britain this year.

World » EU | September 15, 2017, Friday // 15:44 | Viewed: 3014

EU Bringing Communities in Kosovo Together in Support of Cultural Heritage Protection

The European Union adopted a programme worth €2 million to support confidence building among the ethnic communities in Kosovo through cultural heritage protection.

World » EU | September 15, 2017, Friday // 15:19 | Viewed: 2869

'Explosion' Reported on London Tube Train

Police are investigating an "incident" on a District Line underground train at Parsons Green, south-west London, reported BBC.

World » EU | September 15, 2017, Friday // 11:10 | Viewed: 1589

Countries Call on Brussels to Prolong Border Controls in Schengen Area

Austria, France, Germany, Denmark and Norway have called on Brussels to extend the length of time members of the passport-free Schengen area can reintroduce border controls from two to four years.

World » EU | September 15, 2017, Friday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2736

Juncker Offers Special Instrument to Support Countries who Want to Embrace the Euro

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has proposed in his speech today the creation of a special "instrument" to support, including financially, EU countries wishing to switch from their national currency to the euro.

World » EU | September 14, 2017, Thursday // 11:09 | Viewed: 3192

EP Creates Special Terrorism Committee

The European Parliament on September 12 approved a list of 30 full members of its new special committee on counter-terrorism.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 17:14 | Viewed: 3128

EU Rules Italian Ban on GMO Crop Unlawful

Europe’s top court ruled on Wednesday that Italy had been wrong to ban cultivation of an EU-approved genetically modified (GMO) maize as it had failed to show there was a serious risk to public health or the environment, reported Reuters.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 17:13 | Viewed: 3250

Spain Catalonia: Ballot Papers for Banned Referendum to be Seized

Catalonia's public prosecutor has ordered the seizure of all ballot papers ahead of a banned independence referendum deemed illegal, reported BBC.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 1834

Romania Coast Guards Rescues 157 Migrants From Black Sea

Romania's coast guard has rescued more than 150 migrants from Iraq and Iran from a ship in distress on the Black Sea, on what is becoming a new route for migrants trying to reach Western Europe.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 3022

Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Evacuated in 'Anti-Terror' Operation

Spanish police have evacuated and cordoned off one of Barcelona's main tourist attractions, the Sagrada Familia basilica, as part of an anti-terrorist operation.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 10:44 | Viewed: 1786

Theresa May Wins 2nd Brexit Battle in Parliament

Theresa May overcame another hurdle in her battle to get Brexit legislation through the House of Commons late Tuesday, Politico.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:46 | Viewed: 1959

Jean-Claude Juncker to Lay Out Vision for Tighter Post-Brexit EU

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to call on member states to take advantage of Brexit and an economic upswing to forge a tighter union and put the eurozone at the heart of world trade, according to Reuters, quoted by the Irish

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:39 | Viewed: 3658

Germany’s Merkel Rejects Total Ban on Arms Exports to Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sept.

World » EU | September 13, 2017, Wednesday // 09:25 | Viewed: 1646

French Protests Target Macron Labour Reforms

In the first big test of Emmanuel Macron's presidency, protests have begun in cities across France against changes to the country's labour laws, reported BBC.

World » EU | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 2839

UK Оffers to Мaintain Defence and Security Cooperation with EU

Britain has played one its strongest cards in the EU negotiations by offering to put its defence, security and aid assets at the disposal of the European Union in the hope of getting concessions on future trading and economic relations.

World » EU | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 16:29 | Viewed: 1773

MEPs Return to France For Their 1st Plenary Sitting Since the Summer Recess

It's back to Strasbourg this week for MEPs as they return to France for their first plenary sitting since the summer recess, reported BBC.

World » EU | September 12, 2017, Tuesday // 13:47 | Viewed: 2635

Tony Blair Defends Call for EU Migration Curbs

Tony Blair has defended his call for new controls on EU migration as a cabine minister accused him of a belated "epiphany" on the issue.

World » EU | September 10, 2017, Sunday // 12:48 | Viewed: 3451

France's Le Pen Seeks to Bill Herself as Macron's Main Opponent

 French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who has been largely out of the spotlight since stinging electoral defeats, on Saturday sought to reclaim the mantle of main opponent to President Emmanuel Macron, which polls now attribute to the far-left.

World » EU | September 9, 2017, Saturday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2006

Over 400 Groups of Migrants Try to Cross Romania’s Borders Illegally

The Border Police have detected about 2,800 foreign citizens who tried to cross Romania’s borders illegally in the first seven months of the year.

World » EU | September 9, 2017, Saturday // 11:47 | Viewed: 3033

Italian Мinister Defends Methods that Led to 87% Drop in Migrants From Libya

In his eight months in office, Marco Minniti, the austere Italian interior minister, has overseen a huge reduction in the number of African migrants and refugees reaching Italian shores from Libya.

World » EU | September 8, 2017, Friday // 16:27 | Viewed: 2113

Dublin Rejects British Proposal For Post-Brexit Irish Border

Ireland dismissed British proposals for the Irish border after Brexit as unconvincing on Friday, a day after the EU chief negotiator said they amounted to a demand the bloc suspend its laws for Britain.

World » EU | September 8, 2017, Friday // 15:33 | Viewed: 3485
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