Russian Opposition Leader Arrested
2017-03-27 03:51:48 UTC
By Denis Pinchuk and Natalia Shurmina |
MOSCOW/YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA — Thousands of people across Russia protested corruption on Sunday, leading to scores of arrests including that of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Germany: Big Victory for Merkel's Party in state election 'Saarland'
2017-03-27 01:43:15 UTC
Stability and Democracy in Europe Persevere against populism. Big Victory for Merkel's Party in state election 'Saarland' —
By Paul Carrel and Hakan Erdem |
BERLIN/SAARBRUECKEN, GERMANY — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won ...
Love For EU Seen On The Streets, 'Europe is our common future'
2017-03-25 17:01:18 UTC
By Isla Binnie |
While 27 EU leaders staged a solemn celebration on the ancient Capitoline Hill, thousands of ordinary people took to the streets, waving the blue and gold flag of the crisis-plagued Union.
We are for a Europe i...
EU is trying to limit the negative effects of Brexit for Britain
2017-03-24 06:58:02 UTC
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday that the European Union was trying to limit the negative effects of Brexit for Britain but stressed that countries wanting to get the benefits related to the bloc had to make commitments, t...
BREXIT: Merkel Doesn't Fear More Countries Could Leave EU
2017-03-24 01:42:31 UTC
Berlin — Chancellor Angela Merkel does not fear that more countries will leave the European Union, she told a German newspaper as the bloc's leaders prepare to celebrate 60 years of union on Saturday days before Britain files for divorce.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants Montenegro to be a member of NATO
2017-03-22 00:55:32 UTC
By Patricia Zengerle |
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has written to the leaders of the U.S. Senate urging the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of the NATO alliance, saying it is "strongly in the interests of the ...
Germany rejected Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and US
2017-03-20 10:10:17 UTC
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money for defense.
"There is no debt account at NATO," von der Leyen said in a state...
G20 Drop 'Climate' and 'Free Trade' Pledge, Acquiescing To An Increasingly Protectionist United States
2017-03-18 21:45:12 UTC
By Balazs Koranyi and Gernot Heller |
BADEN BADEN, GERMANY — Financial leaders of the world's biggest economies dropped a pledge to keep global trade free and open, acquiescing to an increasingly protectionist United States after a two-day mee...
German Journalists Schools US Reporters | The Straightforward Line Of German Journalists Visibly Put Off Trump: 'Why do keep saying things you know are not true?'
2017-03-21 14:47:52 UTC
US reporters shocked when the German reporter asked Trump: "Why do you keep saying things you know are not true Mr President?"
The first face-to-face meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started awkwardly a...
The Netherlands has effectively halted the right-wing populist, despite the high level of nationalism in UK and US
2017-03-16 09:06:04 UTC
By Anthony Deutsch and Toby Sterling |
AMSTERDAM — Dutch center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte fought off the challenge of anti-Islam and anti-EU rival Geert Wilders to score an election victory that was hailed across Europe on Thursday by go...
Dutch election exit polls: PM Rutte's VVD emerges top in first exit poll
2017-03-16 00:42:37 UTC
By Thomas Escritt and Toby Sterling |
AMSTERDAM — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's center-right VVD party is attempting to fend off Far-right candidate and populist leader Geert Wilders in parliamentary elections that have garnered internatio...
Here's everything you need to know about the Dutch election
2017-03-16 00:47:43 UTC
href="http://www.global-gathering.com/news/17039"><h2>Dutch election exit polls: PM Rutte's VVD emerges top in first exit poll</h2></a><hr>
Amsterdam — The Netherlands goes to the polls today to elect 150 members for its lower house of ...
Euro marks strongest gain against dollar in one month
2017-03-13 01:51:24 UTC
The euro edged up near a one-month high against the dollar in Asian trading on Monday, after some European Central Bank policymakers raised the possibility of hiking interest rates before bond purchases end.
The euro was up 0.1 percent at $1.06...
Countdown: Brits facing an uncertain future without the EU
2017-03-12 22:43:33 UTC
By William James |
LONDON — Britain is drawing up contingency plans for the unlikely event it has to walk away from divorce talks with the European Union without a deal, Brexit minister David Davis said on Sunday.
Prime Minister Theresa May...
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the free world to meet Donald Trump
2017-03-17 09:35:06 UTC
By Noah Barkin | <h2>Angela Merkel meets Donald Trump</h2>
<h3>BERLIN — The German leader is the chancellor of the free world. She is controlled and cautious, a scientist, who takes her time making decisions and has never relished the attention...
Turkish-Dutch dispute escalated into a major diplomatic incident
2017-03-12 07:28:53 UTC
The Netherlands barred Turkish family affairs minister from speaking in Rotterdam on Saturday. Dutch police were escorting the Turkish minister to the German border after he was prevented from addressing a crowd of supporters of Turkish President ...
EU ready to respond within 48 hours to UK's Brexit note
2017-03-11 08:01:06 UTC
The European Union will be ready to respond within 48 hours to Britain's notification that it plans to leave the 28-nation bloc, the chairman of EU leaders, Donald Tusk, said on Friday.
Britain has said it will submit its formal notification to...
Euro jumps to three- week high against the dollar
2017-03-10 19:44:15 UTC
The euro jumped to a three-week high against the dollar on Friday after a report that the European Central Bank had discussed the possibility of raising interest rates before the end of its quantitative easing program.
Sources told Reuters some...
Scotland considers to hold independence vote in autumn 2018
2017-03-09 10:24:55 UTC
Scotland considers to hold independence vote in autumn 2018.
By Elisabeth O'Leary | EDINBURGH
Scotland could hold an independence referendum in autumn 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, Scottish Fir...
Germany urges Russia to stop with fake news 'propaganda war'
2017-03-07 22:04:45 UTC
BERLIN — Germany's finance minister says Russia is conducting a "propaganda war" through fake news to try to garner influence abroad, and it has to stop.
Wolfgang Schaeuble told a group of foreign correspondents in Berlin on Tuesday that Kremli...
Majority of voters see France's Trump, Le Pen as a threat to democracy
2017-03-07 20:15:17 UTC
Majority of voters see France's Trump, Le Pen as a threat to democracy.
By Simon Carraud |
PARIS — A growing majority of French voters see Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front as a threat to democracy.
Le Pen, who most polls see comi...
Searches from Europe for flights to US down by 12 percent
2017-03-06 09:47:21 UTC
According to travel search site Kayak (PCLN.O), searches from Europe for flights to the U.S. are down by 12 percent since the elections.
Demand for travel to the United States over the coming months has flattened out following a positive start ...
Germany is preparing to support middle east economy
2017-03-03 09:40:12 UTC
Germany has offered Egypt $500 million to support its economic program and medium-sized and small businesses, the Egyptian ministry of investment and international cooperation said on Friday.
"It was agreed with the German side (that they would...
EU Parliament strips Le Pen of immunity over ISIS tweets
2017-03-02 11:30:01 UTC
European Union lawmakers lifted the EU parliamentary immunity of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Thursday for tweeting pictures of ISIS violence.
Le Pen, who leads her National Front party in the European legislature, is under in...
Ahead of Brexit, all eyes on Frankfurt
2017-03-01 09:45:36 UTC
By Huw Jones |
LONDON — The European Union could be left with no exchange big enough to compete with U.S. rivals and no trading link into Britain if it allows the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) and Deutsche Boerse (DB1Gn.DE) merger to die.