NATO `aggravating tensions` by boosting eastern Europe military presence: Russia

NATO is ratcheting up tensions by boosting its military presence on Europe`s eastern flank and Moscow will adapt its defence policy accordingly, a senior official said Tuesday.

Russia has 'severed' partnership with Europe, says Germany

 

Gdansk(Poland): Russia has "effectively severed its partnership" with Europe and wants to establish a new order, German President Joachim Gauck said today.

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds in Europe`s interest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended a watershed decision to send arms to Iraqi Kurds battling jihadist militants, saying Europe`s own security was at stake.

Putin urges Europeans to have `common sense` over sanctions threat
Putin urges Europeans to have `common sense` over sanctions threat

Russian President Vladimir Putin urged the EU on Monday to show "common sense" and not to engage in mutually destructive sanctions, in his first reaction to the threat of additional punitive measures over Ukraine.

European arrest warrant out for brain tumour boy's parents

A European arrest warrant was issued today for the parents of a five-year-old British boy with a brain tumour who was snatched from hospital without medical consent.

Russia 'practically' at war with Europe: Lithuanian president

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Saturday warned Russia was practically at war with Europe and urged tougher sanctions against Moscow.

24 more bodies recovered in Italy's refugee rescue

The Italian navy has recovered another 24 bodies from an overturned fishing boat during rescue operations for the thousands of would-be refugees who are fleeing Libyan shores for Europe.

Europe`s Galileo satellites launched into wrong orbit

European satellite launch company Arianespace announced Saturday that the two satellites of Europe`s Galileo satellite navigation system launched Friday from the European spaceport in French Guiana were delivered into the wrong orbit.

Action lawsuit: Vienna court orders Facebook to respond

The Vienna Regional Court, where a class-action lawsuit against Facebook has been filed, has reviewed the case and has given Facebook Ireland four weeks to respond.

European push for new UN resolution on Gaza

Britain, France and Germany have launched a fresh bid at the UN to end six weeks of violence in Gaza, after Israeli warplanes killed three top Hamas commanders, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement`s armed wing.

Modern humans, Neanderthals co-existed for up to 5000 years

A new study has suggested that modern humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side for up to 5,000 years after the researchers collected more than 400 samples from the most important sites in Europe.

West faces tough choices if Russia, Ukraine fight

If Russia and Ukraine slide into outright war, the United States and allies will face tough choices on how to support a friendly state they have no intention of making a full NATO member. 

France urges Europe to arm Kurds in Iraq

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Tuesday urged the European Union (EU) to arm Iraqi Kurds to fight Islamist militants who have overran country`s northern areas and triggered security crisis for its inhabitants.

Hundreds of migrants try to enter Spain

Spain rescued Tuesday nearly 500 African migrants trying to enter the country by boat while hundreds more tried to scramble over a border fence into the Spanish territory of Melilla.

British, other evacuees from Libya land in Malta

A total of 110 British and other European nationals, including pregnant women and babies, arrived in Malta on Monday after being evacuated from strife-torn Libya by Britain`s Royal Navy, British officials said.

Seventy years on, Europe remembers Roma genocide

Krystyna Gil was told by her Roma grandmother to "never forget”.

Europeans must stay in Libya if they want global role: Renzi

European nations must stay in Libya if they are serious about tackling major global issues, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said.

World Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.

World Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

Fears that the West African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew today with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.

Fears grow of Ebola spreading to Europe

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to Europe grew on Wednesday, with the EU allocating extra spending and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control.