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Wednesday, 03 February 2016 07:03

Hammond: Russia not promoting Syria peace talks

A war of words between Russia and the UK has gained momentum after the latter said Moscow can’t promote Syria peace talks by bombing special targets in the war-torn country.
Greek farmers have staged a blockade on a main highway leading to the capital, Athens, in protest against proposed tax hikes by the government.
The bodies of at least nine refugees, including two children, were recovered in waters off Turkey's western coast on Tuesday.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says the draft program unveiled by the European Union President Donald Tusk represents "real progress" in difficult negotiations with the bloc.
The International Organization for Migration says the total number of the asylum seekers entering Greece on their journey to more prosperous countries in Europe topped 62,000 in January.
A UK charity says Syrian refugee kids have been working in Turkish factories that supply two major European clothes retailers after reports that thousands of refugee children have disappeared in …
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 14:14

US a declining hegemon: Ex-German VC Fischer

A former German vice chancellor says the United States is losing its status as "a global hegemon."
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 07:24

British woman given 6 years for joining ISIL

A British woman who took her 1-year toddler son to Syria in 2014 to join the ISIL (Daesh) Takfiri terrorists has been sentenced to six years behind the bars.
Tuesday, 02 February 2016 07:19

‘No gains for Cameron over Brexit push’

An announcement by the European Commission that it has made some progress with Britain over the list of proposed reforms by Prime Minister David Cameron has raised speculations of a …
The German Interior Ministry has rejected the populist party’s call for giving power to police officers to use firearms against refugees.
Monday, 01 February 2016 16:55

EU cites progress in UK talks

The EU Commission said on Monday that it had made some limited progress in reforms that would keep London in the 28-nation bloc.
The EU is set to promise some €2 billion ($2.2 billion) in Syrian refugee aid at an international donor conference Thursday, Reuters reported.
New data shows teenagers from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic communities (BAME) in the United Kingdom are more likely to be found in prisons than in university classes.
Protesters from far-right and rival anti-fascist groups have clashed in the UK port city of Dover over refugees in the country.
At least 12 people, believed to be migrant workers, have lost their lives in a fire at a Russian sewing factory located in the eastern part of the capital, Moscow, …
At least two Turkish police officers have lost their lives when militants of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) launched two separate attacks in the country’s southeastern provinces of Sirnak and …
Around 100 black-clad masked men have taken part in a rampage against foreigners in Sweden to attack foreigners.
More than 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees have vanished following their arrival in Europe and may have fallen into the hands of organized trafficking gangs, EU’s criminal intelligence agency says.
Sunday, 31 January 2016 06:20

More Brits support UK’s membership of EU

A new survey says more Britons support the country's membership of the European Union than want to leave the bloc.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Saturday that Rome will stand up against those forces who aim to “destroy” the passport-free Schengen zone.