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Saturday, 27 February 2016 12:08

Whereabouts of 130,000 refugees unknown: Berlin

Berlin says the whereabouts of some 130,000 refugees registered by Germany are unknown, a figure which is equivalent to 13 percent of the total arrivals last year.
Saturday, 27 February 2016 12:05

Kosovo MPs elect FM Thaci as new president

Legislators in Kosovo have elected Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci as the new president without the presence of opposition lawmakers, who have condemned his dealings with Serbia and Montenegro.
Saturday, 27 February 2016 06:34

EU new concessions 'complete fiction'

British Prime Minister David Cameron has dismissed as a "complete fiction" claims that EU leaders could be forced to make new concessions to the UK if it voted to leave …
It would be a disaster for the European Union if its talks with Turkey on refugees fail to yield tangible results, the EU migration commissioner has warned.
Friday, 26 February 2016 09:18

Ireland votes amid austerity anger

People in the Republic of Ireland are set to vote in parliamentary elections, with Prime Minister Enda Kenny urging voters to support the Fine Gael-Labor coalition.
Thursday, 25 February 2016 15:24

German parliament passes tighter refugee rules

The German parliament has approved new restrictive measures aimed at speeding up the processing of refugees and containing the influx of newcomers into European Union (EU) countries.
The European Parliament has passed a resolution demanding the imposition of an arms embargo on Saudi Arabia as the regime of Aal-e Saud continues with its deadly military campaign on …
Thursday, 25 February 2016 13:39

Russia rejects US Kerry’s Plan B for Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has dismissed speculation about an alternative plan for a political settlement of the Syria crisis.
Greece warns any EU deal on the refugee crisis must incorporate mandatory distributions of the refugees as ministers of the bloc meet to tighten regulations.
Thursday, 25 February 2016 06:32

IMF warns against Brexit uncertainty effects

The International Monetary Fund says uncertainty over Britain's membership in the EU risks negatively affecting the country's growth outlook.
Thursday, 25 February 2016 06:24

'EU reforms package can not be reversed'

The EU council president says the package of reforms discussed with British Prime Minister David Cameron cannot be reversed by European judges.
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 16:01

Hungary to hold referendum on EU refugee quota

The Hungarian government is to call a national referendum on a plan by the European Union for mandatory relocation of refugees by the EU member states.
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 15:42

Amnesty slams UK for rights violation

An international human rights organization says Britain is setting a dangerous precedent by undermining human rights and contributing to a worldwide “culture of impunity.”
The European Union (EU) foreign policy chief has cautioned against the risk of a war with active military hostilities between Turkey and Russia over Syria, where regional powers have sided …
Amnesty International has slammed as “shameful” the European countries’ response to the refugee crisis in Europe.
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 07:09

UK’s business leaders warn against Brexit

A group of economic leaders of Britain have warned that leaving the European Union would put the country’s economy at risk.
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 07:02

UK junior doctors to stage further strikes

Thousands of British junior doctors are set to stage three further walkouts over an ongoing dispute about a contract set forth by the government.
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 16:49

'1 in 5 British women harassed in school'

A new survey reveals that more than a fifth of British women experienced unwanted sexual contact while in school.
Germany has condemned a recent xenophobic assault on a refugee bus in the eastern state of Saxony, saying the attempt to prevent refugees from entering a shelter is “deeply shameful.”
Thousands of refugees have been left stranded in Greece after neighboring Macedonia imposed additional border restrictions to curb the influx of asylum seekers.