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EU Gives May 2 Weeks to Act on Divorce Bill and Ireland

Theresa May has been told she has two weeks to put more money on the table if the EU is to agree to begin Brexit trade talks before the end of the year.

World » EU | 9 hours ago | Viewed: 670

Russia Blocks Bid to Briefly Extend Syria Chemical Weapons Inquiry

Russia vetoed on Friday a Japanese-drafted U.

World | November 18, 2017, Saturday // 13:32 | Viewed: 684

Tsipras Seeks EU Funds to Deal with Damage From Floods

With the government struggling to cope with the backlash of the deadly flash floods that struck western Attica on Wednesday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Friday that he plans to appeal for European Union aid, Ekathimerini reports.

World » Southeast Europe | November 18, 2017, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 727

Two Weeks to Unlock Brexit, EU Tells Britain's May

“There is more work to be done” to unlock Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Theresa May was told on Friday, as the European Union repeated an early December deadline for her to move on the divorce bill and border with Ireland, reported Reuters.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:19 | Viewed: 1172

Barcelona Unveils New Anti-Terror Measures in Response to August Attack

Barcelona will pedestrianise and install obstacles on some of its busiest tourist streets in response to the August terror attack in the city where a van ploughed into pedestrians, killing 14, The Local writes.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 20:11 | Viewed: 1144

Erdogan Says Turkey Pulls Troops out of NATO Exercise

Turkey is pulling 40 soldiers out of a NATO exercise in Norway, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, after his name was included in a list of enemies on a poster at the drill, an incident that drew an apology from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenbe

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2017, Friday // 16:41 | Viewed: 1158

Rescue Crews Looking For Two More Men Missing in Flash Floods

Greece’s fire department says two more people have been reported missing after deadly flash flooding west of Athens that is confirmed to have killed at least 16 people, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | November 17, 2017, Friday // 13:27 | Viewed: 1156

The Trump Administration will Allow the Import of Trophies from Killed Elephants

US President Donald Trump's administration will resume the import of trophies from killed African elephants, according to Associated Press.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 12:47 | Viewed: 1095

Around 3,000 Additional US Troops are Stationed in Afghanistan

Around 3,000 additional US troops are stationed in Afghanistan under US President Donald Trump's new strategy, the Pentagon said.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 1119

North Korea might be Building a Submarine Capable of Carrying Ballistic Missiles

North Korea may be building a submarine capable of carrying ballistic missiles.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 12:32 | Viewed: 1069

Japanese Company Apologized after a Train Departed 20 Seconds Earlier

A Japanese railway company publishes an excuse after a train has departed of the platform 20 seconds earlier.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 12:09 | Viewed: 1020

Washington Warns of an Increased Terrorist Threat in Europe at Christmas and New Year

Authorities in the United States have issued recommendations for their citizens traveling to Europe, warning them that there will be an increased terrorist threat during the Christmas and New Year holidays on the continent, FOCUS News Agency quoted.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 10:36 | Viewed: 1208

Marijuana took its First Victim

American medics from Colorado (US) say they have established the world's first death due to marijuana.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 10:23 | Viewed: 1184

France Holds Another Day of National Anti-Macron Protests

Two of France's biggest workers' unions are staging nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reforms, reported ABC News.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:56 | Viewed: 1055

China, Russia to Hold Simulated Anti-Missile Drill

The Chinese and Russian militaries will next month hold anti-missile drills in Beijing, China’s Defence Ministry said on Friday, amid concern in both countries about the deployment of a U.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:53 | Viewed: 1004

German Coalition Talks Miss Deadline

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s efforts to forge a three-way ruling coalition could stretch into the weekend after the parties missed Merkel’s Thursday deadline and failed to reach agreement on key issues such as migration and finances, reported Reuters.

World » EU | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:51 | Viewed: 1015

Germany to Spend 10 Million Euros to Help Clear Mines in Syria

Germany will spend an initial 10 million euros to help remove mines from the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the Handelsblatt newspaper said in Friday editions, reported Reuters.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1048

UN Council Rejects Russian Draft on Syria Gas Attacks Probe

The UN Security Council on Thursday rejected a Russian-drafted resolution that would have extended a UN-led investigation of chemical attacks in Syria but with changes to the panel, AFP reported.

World | November 17, 2017, Friday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1134

French Military Says Coalition Opposed IS Withdrawal from Raqqa

France’s military said on Thursday the coalition battling Islamic State in Syria had opposed a deal allowing fighters of the militant group to withdraw from their former bastion of Raqqa, reported Reuters.

World | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 18:19 | Viewed: 1345

Merkel, Facing Long Night, says German Coalition Talks Can Work

Talks on forming a new German coalition government “can work”, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday ahead of a long night of negotiations at which she must forge a three-way alliance or risk seeing her 12-year stint in power come to an end.

World » EU | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 18:09 | Viewed: 1237

Aleandar Vucic: EU Wants Binding Document For Full EU Membership

The EU will not allow Serbia to become its full-fledged member without a legally binding document at the end of the process of normalising relations with Pristina, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday, Tanjug reported.

World » EU | November 16, 2017, Thursday // 17:54 | Viewed: 1296
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