Over 76,000 refugees, migrants reach EU in 2016

Over 76,000 refugees, migrants reach EU in 2016

International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on Tuesday said 76,263 maritime refugee and migrant arrivals were recorded in Europe through the first six weeks of 2016.

Poland`s new right-wing government shakes up public media

Within a few short weeks Poland`s public media have become more combative, more eurosceptic and more favourably disposed to the authorities, amid a purge by the new right-wing government that has triggered broad outcry, experts say.

IS terrorists entered UK with Paris attacks ringleader: Report

Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the Paris ringleader, had boasted in a recent video: "We are already in your lands".

Islamic State sending fighters disguised as refugees: German spy agency

Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, the head of Germany`s domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on Friday, a day after security forces thwarted a potential IS attack in Berlin.

Gold perched near three-mth high ahead of US jobs, eyes best week in four

Gold, trading near its highest since October on Friday, is on track to score its strongest weekly gain in a month as the U.S. dollar is pressured by growing doubts that the Federal Reserve can stick to its interest rate hike campaign.

Paris attacker bragged how migrant crisis made it easy to travel freely in Europe

Paris attacker bragged how migrant crisis made it easy to travel freely in Europe

Sonia said that Abaaoud had “a bobble hat on his head, orange trainers and a bomber jacket. And he spoke about the attacks as if he had been shopping. He was happy. That was it.”

WHO says time for Europe to prepare Zika defences

European countries should start preparing now to protect their populations against the Zika virus, which has never been transmitted in Europe but could spread with the onset of spring and summer, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

Growing numbers of children in migrant sea crossings: UN

Children currently account for 36 percent of those risking the treacherous sea crossing between Greece and Turkey.

France welcomes Cuba`s Castro in historic visit

Cuba`s Communist President Raul Castro starts his official trip to Paris on Monday, his first-ever state visit to Europe.

Man arrested with two handguns, Quran at Disneyland Paris

Man arrested with two handguns, Quran at Disneyland Paris

The French Police arrested a man carrying two handguns at the Disneyland Paris amusement park outside Paris on Thursday.

Sweden plans to expel up to 80,000 asylum-seekers: Minister

Sweden intends to expel up to 80,000 migrants who arrived in 2015 and whose application for asylum has been rejected, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said on Wednesday.

Six migrants drown as vessel sinks off Greek island

Six migrants including one child drowned when their vessel sank off a Greek island close to Turkey, the Greek coastguard said on Wednesday, as the perilous crossings towards Europe continue despite harsh winter conditions.

Rome central train station evacuated because of terror alert: Police

The Italian Police evacuated Rome`s central train station on Monday evening after a man was spotted in the huge terminus armed with a gun, the state railways said.

Mega-deals await as Iranian President starts European trip in Rome

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani flew to Italy on Monday at the start of his first official visit to Europe, looking to sign multi-billion dollar contracts to help to modernise Iran`s economy after years of crippling financial sanctions.

IS planning for 'large-scale' attacks on Europe: Europol

IS developed a new combat style capability to carry out large-scale terrorist attacks on a global stage with a particular focus in Europe, an official said.

Eighteen people dead in Delhi due to cold weather

This winter season is breaking all the past records. 18 people have died in Delhi due to cold so far. The U.S is also facing extreme snowfall creating problems for the public.

How 'Black Death' pathogens survived in Europe

For the study, scientists reconstructed complete pathogen genomes from victims of the Great Plague of Marseille (1720-1722).

Amazon plans expansion in Europe, set to create more jobs

Amazon plans expansion in Europe, set to create more jobs

Online retailer Amazon is likely working on a module to create several thousand jobs in Europe in the year 2016, more than 2,500 of which will be in Britain.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visits Italy, France on first post-sanctions tour

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is to visit Italy and France next week to boost economic ties, in his first European tour since a nuclear deal saw sanctions lifted against the Islamic republic.

UN refugee chief urges safe routes to Europe

European and other nations must provide more safe, legal opportunities for refugees to be resettled, the head of the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.