Luxembourg parliament backs recognition of Palestinian state

Luxembourg`s Parliament voted Wednesday to urge the government to recognise a Palestinian state -- the latest in a series of similar moves around Europe aimed at pressuring Israel to move foward the peace process.

All victims identified in Air Algeria crash

The identification of victims from a mysterious Air Algeria crash in Mali in July has been completed, allowing the remains to be returned to their families, the French foreign ministry said on Friday.

Injured keeper David de Gea to miss Spain Euro 2016 qualifier
Injured keeper David de Gea to miss Spain Euro 2016 qualifier

Spain goalkeeper David de Gea will miss their Euro 2016 qualifier with Belarus on Saturday after injuring a finger in training, said national team doctor Oscar Celada.

Luxembourg, Juncker under fire after global tax leaks

Luxembourg and its former premier Jean-Claude Juncker -- who is now the new head of the European commission -- came under fire on Thursday after leaked documents showed the tiny nation gave hundreds of global firms huge tax avoidance deals.

EU tackles Ebola response

European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt Ebola`s deadly spread on Monday, as Nigeria -- Africa`s most populous country -- was expected to be declared free of the disease.

Ebola tops EU meeting with warnings crisis is at `tipping point`

European foreign ministers gather in Luxembourg Monday to try and formalise a joint EU response to combat the Ebola virus amid diplomatic warnings the crisis has reached a "tipping point". 

Diego Costa named in Spain squad despite Jose Mourinho concerns
Diego Costa named in Spain squad despite Jose Mourinho concerns

Spain boss Vicente del Bosque on Friday included Chelsea`s Diego Costa in his side`s Euro 2016 qualifiers away against Slovakia and Luxembourg despite Jose Mourinho`s concerns over the striker`s fitness.

Five envoys present credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee

The envoys of five countries on Thursday presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee, a statement said.

Laurent Didier wins US stage, Tejay Van Garderen keeps lead

Luxembourg`s Laurent Didier won Friday`s fifth stage of the USA Pro Challenge cycling race, while American Tejay Van Garderen finished ninth to maintain his 20-second overall lead.

Wimbledon 2014: Federer has all the aces to flatten Muller

Sharp-shooter Roger Federer fired down 25 aces as he flattened Luxembourg`s Gilles Muller 6-3 7-5 6-3 under a closed Centre Court roof on Thursday to reach the third round of Wimbledon.

Greenpeace left red-faced after top official travel expose

Anti-carbon advocate Greenpeace has grounded flights for a top official after a media report fingered him for commuting by plane between his Luxembourg home and its Amsterdam-based headquarters, a spokesman said today.

EU raps Thailand on coup, cuts official contacts, accord

European Union foreign ministers on Monday condemned the military takeover in Thailand and agreed punitive measures to back up calls for an urgent return to democratic rule.

Russia must be in `no doubt` about Ukraine sanctions: Britain

Russia must be in "no doubt" it faces tougher sanctions unless it backs the Ukraine government`s peace plan and halts interference in the east of the country, British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Monday.

Luxembourg approves same sex marriage

Lawmakers in Luxembourg, whose prime minister is openly gay, overwhelmingly approved changes in the small European nation`s legislation governing marriage that will allow people of the same sex to wed and to adopt children.

Italy held to draw by minnows Luxembourg

Italy were stunned by a late goal from minnows Luxembourg as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw in Perugia in their final friendly match before heading to the World Cup in Brazil.

Cameron says can`t guarantee UK will stay in EU if Juncker gets top job: Magazine

British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned he would no longer be able to guarantee that Britain would remain a member of the European Union if European leaders elect Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief, Germany`s Spiegel said.

Lukaku hat-trick spearheads Belgian romp

Romelu Lukaku scored a hat-trick as World Cup dark horses Belgium eased to a 5-1 win over minnows Luxembourg in the first of three pre-finals friendlies they will play before travelling to Brazil.

Italy to play with Luxembourg in Perugia

Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli confirmed Monday that his side will play a pre-World Cup friendly with Luxembourg at the Stadio Curi in Perugia June 4.

Gastaldi appointed Lotus deputy principal

The Lotus Formula One team appointed Federico Gastaldi as deputy principal with immediate effect at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Friday.

India ranked 155th in global environment performance list

India has been ranked at a low 155th position in a global list that evaluates countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues.