Thursday, May 28, 2015
The UK's first all-Conservative government in two decades unveiled its plans for power Wednesday, including laws to hold a referendum on European Union membership, give Scotland more autonomy and toughen immigration policies.
The EU on Wednesday asked its member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea landing in Italy and Greece, which have been overstretched by an influx of migrants.
German authorities evacuated around 20,000 people from their homes in the western city of Cologne Wednesday after a World War II bomb was unearthed during construction work.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Nawal Soufi is never without her cellphone and thousands of Syrian refugees have reason to be grateful for that.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Greece's government on Monday ruled out restricting access to bank accounts and the free movement of money if there is no breakthrough soon in tortuous talks with bailout creditors and its dwindling cash reserves dry up.
Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda on Sunday won a surprise victory in Poland's presidential run-off, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski with promises of change and generous social spending.
Spain's "Indignado" protest movement gave its ruling conservative rivals a historic battering in local elections Sunday, topping the vote in Barcelona and shattering the ruling party's majority in Madrid.
Most European Union citizens who are resident in the UK will not be able to vote in a referendum on its membership of the bloc, the government said on Monday.
The Vatican bank said Monday its profit soared by more than 20 times last year as it recovered from a trading loss and continued its reform process away from its scandal-marred past.
Monday, May 25, 2015
WARSAW - Conservative opposition challenger Andrzej Duda on Sunday won a surprise victory in Poland's presidential run-off, trumping incumbent centrist Bronislaw Komorowski with promises of change and generous social spending.1 Comment