Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Foreign ministers from Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France gathered Tuesday to try to revive a shaky ceasefire in eastern Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin ruled out an “apocalyptic scenario” of all-out war.
Spanish authorities on Tuesday announced the breakup of a ring dedicated to recruiting young women to join the Islamic State extremist group, part of a push by European nations to stop citizens from traveling to Syria and Iraq, to reduce the risk of them returning home to carry out terror attacks.
French President Francois Hollande vowed Monday to introduce tougher penalties for “racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic” remarks in the wake of last month's militant attacks in Paris.
Six French citizens have had their passports confiscated and 40 more will be banned from leaving the country as Europe cracks down on would-be jihadists planning to travel to Syria and Iraq.
Germany's public finances were back in the black in 2014, as growth in Europe's biggest economy shifted up a gear at the end of the year, official data showed Tuesday.
France's defense minister will on Tuesday hold talks with his Indian counterpart in a fresh bid to nail a troubled deal to sell 126 Rafale fighter jets.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Greece's new anti-austerity government submitted a list of reform proposals to Brussels on Monday in a bid to secure a four-month extension to its lifeline debt bailout, a European source said.
Pro-Russian forces massing near Ukraine's port city of Mariupol are continuing to attack government troop positions, Kiev said on Monday, fueling concerns for the fate of an internationally brokered cease-fire.
Two British former foreign ministers faced claims Monday that they offered to use their positions to help a private company in return for cash following an undercover investigation.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Greece was putting the final touches to reform proposals due to its European creditors Monday, seeking to balance its commitments under a debt deal with curtailed anti-austerity ambitions.