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Donald Trump Made a Deal with the Democratic Party on the US Debt Limit

US President Donald Trump made a surprising deal with the US Democratic Party at the Congress to raise the credit limit, which must secure budget funds by 15 December this year.

World | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 12:00 | Viewed: 1591

Serbia Took Over the OSCE Chairmanship

Belgrade took over the presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

World | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 11:57 | Viewed: 1701

North Korea Oil Embargo Could Add Fuel to the Fire

Top of the list for new sanctions on North Korea after its sixth nuclear test is an oil embargo, which analysts say would have a crippling effect on the wider economy - but might do little to curb its weapons programmes, Channel New Asia reported.

World | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 10:11 | Viewed: 25564

Israeli Jets 'Hit Syrian Chemical Site'

Syria says Israeli jets have hit a military base in the west of the country, amid reports of a strike on a chemical weapons factory.

World | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 09:49 | Viewed: 1383

European Parliament President: 'Brexit Phase 1 Might Not be Over Till Christmas'

If it were up to European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, Britain would have to wait until nearly Christmas to start discussing its future relationship with the EU, writes Politico.

World » EU | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 09:32 | Viewed: 1677

Trump Offers Support to Areas in Path of Hurricane Irma

President Trump on Wednesday expressed his support to the governors of Florida, the U.

World | September 7, 2017, Thursday // 09:30 | Viewed: 1733

Berlin Warns German Tourists About Vacationing in Turkey

Germany's Foreign Ministry has warned its citizens thinking of traveling to Turkey that they risk arbitrary detention even in Turkish resort areas, Voice of America reports.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 18:11 | Viewed: 2184

British PM Backs Plans For Tougher Migration Control After Brexit

Theresa May has defended the idea of new controls on EU nationals in the wake of a leaked document outlining proposed tough post-Brexit immigration plans, saying they would help protect UK wages, The Guardian writes.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 2022

Turkey's Erdogan: It's Time for EU to Decide on Turkey's Membership Bid

Turkey’s president said on Wednesday it was time for the EU to make up its mind whether it wants his country to join the bloc, a day after Germany’s Angela Merkel vowed to push her EU partners to consider suspending or ending its accession talks, reported

World » Southeast Europe | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 17:28 | Viewed: 1647

French Police Found TATP Explosives During a Raid South of Paris

French police found TATP explosives during a raid on a flat south of Paris, a police source said on Wednesday, Reuters reports.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 16:25 | Viewed: 2009

Catalan Parliament Agrees to Vote on Independence Referendum Bill

Catalan lawmakers are voting on a bill that will allow regional authorities to officially call an Oct.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 15:35 | Viewed: 1960

EU Court Dismisses Complaints by Hungary and Slovakia Over Refugee Quotas

The European Union’s top court has dismissed complaints by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, dealing a blow to the Hungarian prime minister, Viktor Orbán, and his allies in central Europe over the bitterly contested policy of refugee quotas,

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 14:30 | Viewed: 2176

Syrian Government was Behind April Sarin Gas Attack, UN Says

Syrian forces have used chemical weapons more than two dozen times during the country's civil war, including in the deadly attack that led to US air strikes on government planes, UN war crimes investigators said.

World | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 14:29 | Viewed: 1152

Putin Says Sanctions, Pressure Alone Won't Resolve North Korea Crisis

Resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis is impossible with sanctions and pressure alone, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday after meeting his South Korean counterpart, adding that the impact of cutting oil would be worrying.

World » Russia | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 14:25 | Viewed: 1732

A Secret Project by London is Preparing Restrictions for EU Citizens after Brexit

The UK government wants to end the free movement of citizens of the European Union as soon as Brexit enters into force in late March 2019.

World » EU | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 14:18 | Viewed: 2026

The Authorities in Myanmar are Mining the Border with Bangladesh

Myanmar authorities have ordered the mining of border areas with Bangladesh, government sources from Dhaka say, adding that they are hoping to prevent the return of escaped Rohingya, Reuters reports.

World | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 12:53 | Viewed: 1544

In Spain and Morocco a "Jihadist Cell" Preparing Attacks was Destroyed

Spanish and Moroccan authorities have arrested six jihadists preparing for "large-scale attacks," the Spanish interior ministry said.

World | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 12:17 | Viewed: 1195

Dilma Rousseff is Accused of Creating an Organised Crime Structure

Brazil's Prosecutor General Rodrigo Zhano has filed a request with the Federal Supreme Court for charges against former presidents of the country, Luis Inasi Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff, for the creation of a criminal organization.

World | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 11:14 | Viewed: 1538

Hurricane Irma: Residents Prepare For 'Potentially Catastrophic' Storm

Islands in the Caribbean have made last-minute preparations for Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic storm in a decade, with officials warning of its "potentially catastrophic" effects, reported BBC.

World | September 6, 2017, Wednesday // 09:43 | Viewed: 1490

Donald Trump Announces He Is Selling Japan and South Korea Military Equipment

Donald Trump has announced his is selling Japan and South Korea a “substantially increased” amount of US military equipment, as the President and his allies look for ways to counter the threat from North Korea.

World | September 5, 2017, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 1865

More Than 100 Migrants Rescued From Sea off Crete

A Singapore-flagged tanker on Tuesday morning rescued 103 migrants on board a wooden boat off the coast of Crete after one of the passengers issued a distress call on the European 112 hotline, Ekathimerini writes.

World » EU | September 5, 2017, Tuesday // 15:38 | Viewed: 1941
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