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Snow and Storms Across Greece as “Rafael” Covers Country

Greece is feeling the full force of the cold weather front called “Rafael” descending from northern Europe with freezing temperatures, local storms, cold winds and heavy rains expected to cover the entire country, Protothemareported.

World » Southeast Europe | January 2, 2019, Wednesday // 09:48 | Viewed: 3573

Philippine Storm Death Toll Surges to 68

 The death toll from a storm that struck the Philippines shortly after Christmas rose to 68 with the number of fatalities expected to climb even higher, civil defence officials said Monday.

World | December 31, 2018, Monday // 12:42 | Viewed: 2974

Italy Passes Revised Budget After EU Compromise

The 2019 budget agreement reached between Italy and the EU is likely to ease market concerns.

World » EU | December 30, 2018, Sunday // 13:21 | Viewed: 3495

Egypt Police Kill 40 'Terrorists' after Giza Bus Attack

Egyptian police killed 40 "terrorists" in separate raids early Saturday, a day after a roadside bomb near the Giza pyramids killed three Vietnamese tourists and their guide, the interior ministry said, reports AFP.

World | December 29, 2018, Saturday // 12:32 | Viewed: 2732

Trump Says Build US-Mexico Wall or he'll Seal Border

President Donald Trump threatened Friday to seal the US-Mexico border "entirely" if Congress does not approve billions of dollars in funding for a wall, reports AFP.

World | December 29, 2018, Saturday // 10:02 | Viewed: 2497

New Rules on Reinforced Schengen Information System Enter into Force

New rules to strengthen the Schengen Information System (SIS) – proposed by the Commission in December 2016 and adopted earlier this year – are entering into force today.

World » EU | December 29, 2018, Saturday // 09:59 | Viewed: 3420

Estonia Government Goes All Digital

Keep your eyes on Estonia in the coming year.

World » EU | December 28, 2018, Friday // 13:29 | Viewed: 3268

Bomb Explodes outside Athens Church injuring Policeman

A bomb device exploded outside a church in the center of Athens Thursday morning, injuring two persons, Greek national news agency AMNA reported.

World | December 27, 2018, Thursday // 10:44 | Viewed: 2731

Pope Urges more 'Sharing and Giving' in Christmas Mass

Pope Francis on Monday assailed the "insatiable greed" of today's consumerism, calling on people in his Christmas homily to make "sharing and giving" more a part of their live, reports AFP.

World | December 25, 2018, Tuesday // 12:13 | Viewed: 2595

Hunt for Survivors as Indonesian Tsunami Death Toll Tops 280

Indonesian rescuers raced to find survivors Monday after a volcano-triggered tsunami killed at least 281 people, with experts warning the devastated region could be slammed by more deadly waves, reports AFP.

World | December 24, 2018, Monday // 10:57 | Viewed: 2817

6 Killed in Sudan Bread Price Protests

Six demonstrators were killed in eastern Sudan on Thursday, a local official said, during clashes with riot police on the second day of protests over the rising price of bread, AFP reported.

World | December 21, 2018, Friday // 12:57 | Viewed: 3039

Greek Lawmakers Approve New Budget – with More Austerity

Greek lawmakers approved the heavily indebted country’s budget for 2019 late Tuesday, the first since Greece exited an eight-year bailout program.

World » Southeast Europe | December 19, 2018, Wednesday // 12:18 | Viewed: 3086

Elon Musk Bores Tunnel to Revolutionize City Driving

Elon Musk on Tuesday took a break from futuristic electric cars and private space travel to unveil a low-cost tunnel he sees as a godsend for city traffic, reports AFP.

World | December 19, 2018, Wednesday // 10:41 | Viewed: 2675

EU Implements Brexit 'no Deal' Contingency Plans

The European Union on Wednesday adopted back-up plans to protect essential air transport and finance in the event that Britain leaves the bloc without a Brexit deal in 100 days, reports AFP.

World » EU | December 19, 2018, Wednesday // 08:10 | Viewed: 2860

Europe’s Crisis, Attack On Putin, Trump’s Illness – Bulgaria's Baba Vanga Predictions For 2019

A blind mystic from Bulgaria who predicted Brexit, the Twin Tower attacks and the rise of ISIS has given her forecast for 2019, reports UrduPoint.

World | December 18, 2018, Tuesday // 15:53 | Viewed: 6994

Turkey May Start New Syria Operation at Any Moment, Erdogan Says

Turkey may start a new military operation in Syria at any moment, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that U.

World » Southeast Europe | December 17, 2018, Monday // 17:20 | Viewed: 3221

The Times: Brexit Will Make Europe Stronger Than Ever

The bloc may still be beset with divisions but our car-crash departure has clarified one area of unity among the EU27, The Times reports.

World » EU | December 17, 2018, Monday // 09:46 | Viewed: 3075

German Railway Deutsche Bahn Reaches Wage Agreement with Union

German railway Deutsche Bahn said on Saturday that it had reached a wage agreement with the EVG union following a walkout earlier this week, reported Reuters.

World » EU | December 15, 2018, Saturday // 11:21 | Viewed: 3637

Australia Recognises West Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reported BBC.

World | December 15, 2018, Saturday // 11:07 | Viewed: 3139

Neanderthal Genes could Explain the Shape of our Skulls, Study Finds

Humans have unusually globular (or round) skulls and brains compared to our ancient ancestors -- including our closest extinct cousins the Neanderthals -- and a new study provides a possible explanation as to why, reports CNN.

World | December 14, 2018, Friday // 12:16 | Viewed: 2465

EU Leaders Rebuff May's Plea over Brexit Deal

EU leaders rebuffed a plea by Theresa May on Thursday to help her sell her Brexit deal to parliament, warning she must set out exactly what she wants -- and announcing they would step up contingency plans in case the deal collapses, reports AFP.

World » EU | December 14, 2018, Friday // 12:07 | Viewed: 2756
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