Europe

Shutting out immigrants is not Christian: Pope Francis

Shutting out immigrants is not Christian: Pope Francis

Pope Francis said on Thursday that it is not Christian to shut out immigrants, urging nations to welcome people whose lives had been "watered down" by poverty, injustice and exploitation.

Jan 18, 2018, 22:28 PM IST
Manchester United overhaul Real Madrid and Barcelona as Europe's biggest earners

Manchester United overhaul Real Madrid and Barcelona as Europe's biggest earners

Manchester United enjoyed the biggest revenue of any European club in the last financial year after a 32 percent increase propelled them above Real Madrid and Barcelona, UEFA said in an annual report published on Tuesday.

Jan 17, 2018, 15:05 PM IST
Golf: Europe dominate singles to defend EurAsia title

Golf: Europe dominate singles to defend EurAsia title

A dominant Europe won eight of the 12 singles matches against Asia on Sunday to rally from behind and successfully defend their EurAsia Cup title with a 14-10 victory in Malaysia.

Jan 14, 2018, 15:42 PM IST
Golf: Asia rally to stay one point clear in EurAsia Cup

Golf: Asia rally to stay one point clear in EurAsia Cup

Asia made a strong comeback after trailing early to split Saturday’s EurAsia Cup foursomes with Europe as the hosts maintained a one-point lead over the defending champions going into the final day’s 12 singles matches.

Jan 13, 2018, 15:55 PM IST
Golf: Captain Arjun Atwal ready to deliver at EurAsia Cup

Golf: Captain Arjun Atwal ready to deliver at EurAsia Cup

Captain Arjun Atwal hopes to turn the tide in Asia's favour against Europe at the EurAsia Cup golf tournament which starts on Friday.

Jan 09, 2018, 18:51 PM IST
Severe storm batters western Europe; 1 dead, 15 injured

Severe storm batters western Europe; 1 dead, 15 injured

A violent storm packing winds up to 160 kph battered parts of western Europe on Thursday, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights.

Jan 04, 2018, 08:40 AM IST
Winter storm Eleanor barrels through Europe, causes widespread damage and disruptions

Winter storm Eleanor barrels through Europe, causes widespread damage and disruptions

Winter storm Eleanor swept across Europe on Wednesday, causing widespread damage and disruptions.

Jan 03, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
 German Chancellor Angela Merkel declares Europe top priority for new government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declares Europe top priority for new government

Chancellor Angela Merkel will tell Germans that European co-operation is "the decisive question of the coming years" in a New Year's Eve broadcast on Sunday.

Dec 31, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Here's how Kareena Kapoor Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and other B-Towners will celebrate their New Year

Here's how Kareena Kapoor Khan, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and other B-Towners will celebrate their New Year

Akshay Kumar with wife Twinkle and their kids are in Cape Town in South Africa, while Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are vacationing with their son Taimur Ali Khan in Europe and Sonam Kapoor is off to London.

Dec 31, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Climate change to up migration of asylum-seekers to Europe

Climate change to up migration of asylum-seekers to Europe

Researchers compared asylum applications to the EU filed from 103 countries between 2000 and 2014, with temperature variations in the applicants' home countries.

Dec 27, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

Catalan separatists won a crucial snap poll Thursday, plunging their region into further uncertainty after a failed independence bid rattled Europe and triggered Spain's worst political crisis in decades.

Dec 22, 2017, 06:47 AM IST
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem protests

Benjamin Netanyahu began a trip to Europe on Sunday facing widespread criticism of the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state.

Dec 11, 2017, 00:06 AM IST
EU-Africa summit seeks jobs, stability for exploding population

EU-Africa summit seeks jobs, stability for exploding population

More than 80 African and European leaders will gather in the Ivory Coast today to promote jobs and stability for Africa's exploding population, with some calling for a new "Marshall Plan."

Nov 29, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
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