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.

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.

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.

Luxembourg gets first gay prime minister

Luxembourg swore in Xavier Bettel as its first openly gay prime minister on Wednesday, paving the way for the introduction of social reforms such as same-sex marriage.

EU restarts membership talks with Turkey after 3-year break

The European Union agreed on Tuesday to restart membership talks with Turkey next month, ending a three-year freeze despite Ankara`s crackdown on protests this year.

Luxembourg PM proposes snap election over spy scandal

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker has said he will suggest a snap election following a spying scandal.

Veteran Luxembourg PM steps down over spy scandal

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Europe`s longest-serving leader, on Thursday said he would step down over a scandal involving the secret services

EU gives oil boost to Syria rebels

But EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg stopped short of lifting its arms embargo.

Myanmar anticipates total lift of EU sanctions

Foreign ministers of the European Union are to meet in Luxembourg on Monday to decide on withdrawing all sanctions against Myanmar.

Britain `invaded 90 percent` of world`s countries: study

Britain, which held sway over India for around 200 years, has invaded almost 90 per cent of the world`s countries in its history, barring only 22 nations.

Myanmar establishes diplomatic ties with Luxembourg

Myanmar has established diplomatic ties with Luxembourg, the third country that Myanmar forged links so far in 2012 after Malawi and Bhutan, said official sources.

EU seals deal to examine Serbia candidacy

The deal calls on the EC to offer its opinion on Belgrade`s bid to join the bloc.

Meira Kumar to visit Hungary, Luxembourg

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will lead a Parliamentary delegation on a week-long visit to Hungary and Luxembourg on Monday.

Armstrong enjoys confidence boost in Luxembourg

Lance Armstrong avoided trouble, at least on the road, to finish third overall at the Tour of Luxembourg on Sunday, a podium place the American was happy with given his low key season so far.

ArcelorMittal appoints Luxembourg Min as Board member

ArcelorMittal on Wednesday announced the
appointment of Luxembourg`s Minister of Economy and Foreign
Trade Jeannot Krecké as a member of its board of directors in
place of Georges Schmit, who will step down by the month-end.