Europe

Gold smugglers now prefer Europe over Gulf countries: Customs

Gold smugglers now prefer Europe over Gulf countries: Customs

Recent cases of gold seizure show that smugglers are opting for the European route and newer modus operandi, officials said.

Nov 19, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
US issues travel alert for Europe, warns Americans of 'heightened risk of terror attacks'

US issues travel alert for Europe, warns Americans of 'heightened risk of terror attacks'

The US has warned its citizens of the "heightened risk of terrorist attacks" in Europe.

Nov 17, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron has said US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are threatening Western values of openness and tolerance but isolating them from Europe would be counterproductive.

Nov 15, 2017, 08:31 AM IST

German man in dock for carrying explosives in Austria

A German man was detained for carrying nearly half a kilogram of explosives that he claimed he found on his travels through Europe, police said.

Nov 05, 2017, 08:09 AM IST
'Swarm' of quakes to rock Europe on this day, claims 'tremor expert'

'Swarm' of quakes to rock Europe on this day, claims 'tremor expert'

A stellar body known as Brown Dwarf is claimed to be “pulling at the Earth’s tectonic plates” triggering tremors and volcano activity around the world.

Oct 27, 2017, 22:50 PM IST

Russian helicopter has gone down at sea off Arctic island: Norway rescue service

Norwegian rescuers were searching on Thursday for a Russian helicopter which went down with eight people on board at sea off the coast of the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

Oct 26, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

Sweden to get Europe`s biggest car battery factory

 Start-up company Northvolt said Thursday it had picked its home country Sweden to build Europe`s biggest factory for electric car batteries, rivalling Tesla`s American "Gigafactory".

Oct 19, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
EU pledges 118 million euros to redesign cities against attacks

EU pledges 118 million euros to redesign cities against attacks

The European Commission pledged 118.5 million euros ($139.2 million) on Wednesday to help Europe`s cities guard against attacks and outlined how EU countries could do more to curb the sale of bomb-making materials.

Oct 18, 2017, 18:50 PM IST
CPEC not good in international law, hurts Gilgit residents: Top European think tank

CPEC not good in international law, hurts Gilgit residents: Top European think tank

Europe's leading think tanks have declared that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor or CPEC is violating the human rights of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, a disputed territory over which the highway passes, and its construction is causing immense ecological damage to the region.

Oct 17, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

May under fresh pressure to step down as British PM

Theresa May has come under fresh pressure from within her own party to step down as British prime minister as it emerged on Friday that a former Conservative party chairman is leading an attempted coup against her.

Oct 06, 2017, 20:36 PM IST
Big win for India, EU pledges to join fight against Lashkar, Jaish

Big win for India, EU pledges to join fight against Lashkar, Jaish

India and the European Union on Friday adopted a declaration to counter terrorism as they discussed ways to strengthen their cooperation in key areas of trade and security during the 14th summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the top EU leadership here.

Oct 06, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on imposing new sanctions

Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on imposing new sanctions

Iran has warned that the only way to stop its nuclear deal from collapsing is for Europe to defy any US reimposition of sanctions.

Oct 01, 2017, 06:51 AM IST
NATO chief says Europe has interest in helping Afghanistan

NATO chief says Europe has interest in helping Afghanistan

NATO countries have strong reasons to maintain support for Afghanistan and will respond to U.S. President Trump's call for more troops and funding, the alliance`s Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday.

Sep 28, 2017, 07:07 AM IST

Angela Merkel welcomes Macron's 'European passion', mum on proposals

Macron appeared to respond to Lindner directly on Tuesday, saying: "I don`t have red lines, I only have horizons."

Sep 27, 2017, 19:51 PM IST

After German election, French President paints sweeping vision for Europe

French President Emmanuel Macron offered an ambitious vision for European renewal on Tuesday.

Sep 27, 2017, 00:01 AM IST
UK-EU to hold fourth round of Brexit talks

UK-EU to hold fourth round of Brexit talks

However, European Union negotiators will be expecting more details on, for example, what payments the UK is prepared to make as it departs, informed sources told the BBC.

Sep 25, 2017, 13:33 PM IST
Angela Merkel wins fourth term as far-right enters German Parliament

Angela Merkel wins fourth term as far-right enters German Parliament

After the AfD hurt her conservatives in regional elections last year, Merkel, a pastor`s daughter who grew up in Communist East Germany, wondered if she should run for re-election.

Sep 25, 2017, 05:44 AM IST
More than 100 migrants missing after shipwreck off Libya: Navy

More than 100 migrants missing after shipwreck off Libya: Navy

Last week, Libya's coastguard rescued more than 3,000 migrants aiming to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, while Italy picked up another 2,000.

Sep 21, 2017, 17:59 PM IST
UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report

UK big consumer of online Islamist extremist terror content: Report

The Policy Exchange study titled 'The NewNetwar' found that Britain also ranks fifth in terms of world audience for extremist content.

Sep 19, 2017, 16:23 PM IST
Hurricane Irma: Military planes evacuate tourists to Europe

Hurricane Irma: Military planes evacuate tourists to Europe

Two military planes were due to land in Paris and Eindhoven in the southern Netherlands with 278 and 100 people onboard respectively, authorities in both countries said.

 

Sep 11, 2017, 21:05 PM IST