Monday, August 4, 2014
Russians will have to declare other citizenships to the authorities under a new law coming into force on Monday — leading some to fear they may end up on the wrong end of the country's increasingly nationalistic politics.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is unlikely to take new policy action at its monthly meeting on Thursday, despite a lingering threat of eurozone deflation and geopolitical risks, analysts said.
For almost 50 years, “The Sound of Music” has captured the imagination of movie-goers and musical fans with its catchy tunes and lovable characters set against the stunning Austrian Alps.
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Descendants of two soldiers from France and Germany who were the first fatalities of World War I gathered in eastern France on Saturday for a ceremony marking the centenary of their deaths.
A program seen as Russia's last independent show on mainstream television has been taken off the air amid an upsurge in anti-Western rhetoric, in a move condemned by Kremlin critics.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Seven employees of Albania's Central bank have been arrested on suspicion of stealing around 5 million euros (US$6.75 million) from its reserves over the past four years, police said on Friday.
At 7:00 p.m. on Aug. 4, 1914, Sir Edward Goschen, Britain's ambassador to Berlin, went to the foreign office on Wilhelmstrasse and issued London's ultimatum: withdraw from Belgium by midnight, or face war.
French bank Societe Generale turned in surprisingly strong quarterly profits on Friday and said it could still do better under its three-year strategic plan.
Friday, August 1, 2014
The EU on Wednesday imposed an asset freeze and travel ban against two close associates of President Vladimir Putin who are leading shareholders in a bank catering to senior Russian officials.
A German army general has for the first time been appointed chief of staff to work with the commander of U.S. ground forces in Europe, both countries' militaries said Thursday.