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Europe, NATO hit back at Donald Trump for his 'obsolete' comment

Europe, NATO hit back at Donald Trump for his 'obsolete' comment

German Chancellor Angela Merkel led a sharp European response to US President-elect Donald Trump Monday after he branded NATO "obsolete" and said more countries would leave the EU after Britain.

Turkey wants concrete date for European Union visa liberalisation

Turkey's foreign minister says a final proposal has been prepared regarding visa-free travel in Europe for Turkish citizens, an issue that has led to major tensions between Ankara and Brussels.

UN alarmed at migrants dying of cold, "dire" situation in Greece

UNHCR spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly cited five deaths so far from cold and said about 1,000 people including children were in unheated tents and dormitories on the Greek island of Samos.

Deaths, travel chaos in Europe cold snap

A cold snap gripping Europe has killed 10 more people in Poland, stranded thousands in snow-covered Turkey and brought fresh misery for both migrants and the homeless. 

At least 20 die in cold snap across Europe

At least 20 die in cold snap across Europe

Russia meanwhile celebrated the coldest Orthodox Christmas in 120 years, and Istanbul was covered with a blanket of snow.

Europe saw huge decline in migrant arrivals in 2016: EU

Europe saw huge decline in migrant arrivals in 2016: EU

The influx of over 1 million asylum seekers into the EU in 2015 triggered the worst refugee and migrant crisis on the continent since World War II.

World stocks hit 1-1/2 year high after strong China data

World stocks hit 1-1/2 year high after strong China data

World stocks hit their highest level since mid-2015 on Thursday after strong Chinese data added to the optimism about global growth and inflation that has been driving markets since the start of the new year.

Mega trends and events to look out for in 2017

In the international sphere, four notable trends and events will have a strong bearing on how things evolve.
 

Do you know where Rahul Gandhi will celebrate New Year? Find details here

Do you know where Rahul Gandhi will celebrate New Year? Find details here

Unlike last year, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has not tweeted his year-end travel plans this time.

Britain unveils plans on mandatory voters ID checks

 The British government said on Tuesday that it would begin rolling out mandatory identity checks for voters in what seems to be the biggest ever shake-up in the way that Britons vote at elections.

Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya's honeymoon pics is the cutest thing you'll watch today on internet!

Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya's honeymoon pics is the cutest thing you'll watch today on internet!

Check out beautiful pics from Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya's honeymoon! 

After Berlin, Europe beefs up security at Xmas markets

Security was beefed up at Christmas markets across Europe after a lorry ploughed through a market in Berlin killing 12 people and heightening security fears at the onset of the holiday season.

Scotland should remain in European Union's single market after Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon

Scotland should remain in European Union's single market after Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister in the Scottish government, unveiled proposals on Tuesday for Scotland`s future relationship with Europe after Britain leaves the European Union (EU).

EU, Mali sign deal to return migrants

The European Union on Sunday signed an agreement with the Malian government aimed at enabling the return of migrants who have reached Europe`s shores, and whose asylum requests have been refused.

Three miners dead, five missing after tremor hits Polish copper mine

The Rudna mine, the largest copper mine in Europe and in operation since 1974, has 11 shafts reaching as deep as 1244 metres below the surface.

EU chief says don't use expats as Brexit bargaining chips

Eighty British MPs wrote to Tusk saying that Britons living in European Union countries must have their rights protected after Britain leaves the bloc following its June referendum vote.

The Indian right is more moderate than the far-right in West

Amulya Ganguli/IANS

Donald Trump`s victory has been ascribed to the anger of the white working class in the US over the discontent caused by globalisation because of the curtailment of job opportunities.

EU lawmakers' vote on Turkish membership "has no value": Tayyip Erdogan

EU lawmakers' vote on Turkish membership "has no value": Tayyip Erdogan

Leading members of the European Parliament on Tuesday called for a halt to membership talks with Turkey because of its post-coup purges.

Eight corpses recovered as 1,400 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Rescuers recovered eight bodies and saved 1,400 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe by boat, Italian coastguard said on Tuesday.

'Islamic State has 60-80 operatives in Europe'

Intelligence experts estimate that the Islamic State extremist group has between 60 and 80 operatives planted in Europe to carry out attacks, the Dutch counterterrorism coordinator has said.