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Italian Police Intercept €50m Tramadol Haul Potentially Bound For ISIS

Italian police have seized 24m pills of the painkiller Tramadol that they suspect were destined for sale by Islamic State to its fighters in north Africa and the Middle East.

World » EU | November 3, 2017, Friday // 16:51 | Viewed: 2727

UN: 16 Refugees a Day Died in 2017

Some 249 Rohingya refugees have died on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border since Aug.

World » EU | November 3, 2017, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 2241

Latvia to Build Fence Along Belarus Border

Officials in Latvia said Wednesday that a 120-kilometre (74-mile) border fence with Belarus will be built as soon as a similar fence along the Baltic state’s border with Russia has been completed in 2018.

World » EU | November 1, 2017, Wednesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 3654

German Police Arrest Syrian Suspected of Planning Bomb Attack

German police arrested a 19-year-old Syrian suspected of planning an Islamist-motivated bomb attack in Germany with the aim of killing as many people as possible, the federal prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday, reported Reuters.

World » EU | October 31, 2017, Tuesday // 10:22 | Viewed: 3908

UK to Push for More Flexibility in Brexit Talks

Before the negotiations come negotiations about the negotiations.

World » EU | October 31, 2017, Tuesday // 08:21 | Viewed: 3291

German Parties Start to Find Common Ground in Coalition Talks

The parties that are considering joining forces in Germany’s next government found common ground in talks on education and digital infrastructure on Monday, but remain far apart on issues that provoked stormy clashes among them last week, Reuters reports.

World » EU | October 31, 2017, Tuesday // 08:15 | Viewed: 3212

Croatia Wants to Enter the Eurozone in 7-8 Years

Croatia has set itself the goal of joining the eurozone in the next 7-8 years, Prime Minister Andrei Plenkovic said, quoted by local media.

World » EU | October 30, 2017, Monday // 19:26 | Viewed: 3465

Police Enter Catalan Government Buildings After Dissolution of Parliament

Catalonian police were seen entering government buildings in Barcelona on Monday morning, as the region faced into its first work week since Spain's central government overturned an independence declaration by firing the region's elected leaders, The Tele

World » EU | October 30, 2017, Monday // 13:25 | Viewed: 3185

German Groups Mobilize Against Rise of Far Right

German civil rights groups are mobilizing against the newly elected far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and other more hardline groups, vowing to avert the even stronger rightward lurch seen in neighboring countries, Reuters reports.

World » EU | October 28, 2017, Saturday // 11:02 | Viewed: 3688

Catalonia Independence: Spain Strips Police Chiefs of Powers

The Spanish government has stripped Catalonia's most senior police officials of their powers, hours after direct rule was imposed on the region, BBC reports.

World » EU | October 28, 2017, Saturday // 10:57 | Viewed: 2182

Ireland says Brexit Talks Can't Move on Without Clarity Over Border

Britain’s talks on exiting the European Union cannot progress, as London wishes, to trade relations until it give more clarity on what will happen at its border with Ireland, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, qupted by Reuters.

World » EU | October 27, 2017, Friday // 13:50 | Viewed: 2325

Italian Parliament Approves Controversial Electoral Law

The Italian parliament Thursday gave its final go-ahead to a highly contested electoral law that will shape the results of next year’s general election to the advantage of established parties, Politico writes.

World » EU | October 27, 2017, Friday // 08:13 | Viewed: 3760

German Parties Brace for Tough Coalition Talks on Migration

The three parties exploring a possible coalition in Germany face an early test of their willingness to compromise on Thursday when they try to hammer out a common stance on deeply divisive immigration and asylum policy, Reuters reports.

World » EU | October 26, 2017, Thursday // 11:41 | Viewed: 3538

Crisis Over Catalan Independence Nears Crucial Few Days

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont kept friends and foes guessing on Wednesday on whether he intends to unilaterally declare independence as the Spanish government prepares to impose direct rule to stop the region breaking away, Reuters reports.

World » EU | October 26, 2017, Thursday // 11:40 | Viewed: 3642

Brexit Transition Period Likely to be Limited to 20 Months, EU Officials say

 The European Union is likely to offer Theresa May a transition period after Brexit of just 20 months, according to senior sources in Brussels, The Guardian reports.

World » EU | October 26, 2017, Thursday // 11:32 | Viewed: 3768

Strengthening Security Checks at Europe’s Borders

A common electronic system to speed up checks at the Schengen area’s external borders and to register all non-EU travellers was backed by Parliament on Wednesday.

World » EU | October 25, 2017, Wednesday // 18:08 | Viewed: 2169

Germany's Schaeuble Elected Bundestag Speaker to Tackle Far-Right

Former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble was elected speaker of Germany’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday, a position from which he will try to impose discipline on far-right lawmakers who opposed his appointment, reported Reuters.

World » EU | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 16:18 | Viewed: 1701

Germany Signs Deal on 3 New Submarines For Israel

Israeli says it has signed an agreement with the German government to receive three new submarines that would go into service from 2027.

World » EU | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 08:41 | Viewed: 3742

First Sitting of Germany's Newly-Elected Parliament

Dozens of lawmakers from the far-right AfD party make their debut on Tuesday, October 24, at the first sitting of Germany's newly-elected parliament, an unprecedented showing for a nationalist force since World War II.

World » EU | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 08:35 | Viewed: 1832

Catalonia to be LAWLESS: Region’s Police Will NOT Follow Rajoy’s Demands

CATALONIA is set to defy any attempt by Madrid to impose direct rule over the region which will see the region’s police stand in defiance of control from the Spanish capital, The Daily Express reports.

World » EU | October 24, 2017, Tuesday // 08:09 | Viewed: 2279

The EP is Discussing a Report on Minimum Income in the EU

EU ministers of social policy and health will determine their position to revise the current directive on posted workers, Sega said.

World » EU | October 23, 2017, Monday // 13:19 | Viewed: 3317
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