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Britain to US, Europe: 'Go further' to counter Russia's malign behaviour

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is to meet on Wednesday with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, will ask London's allies to do more.

Aug 21, 2018, 10:12 AM IST

Muslim population in some EU countries could triple: Report

The number of Muslim migrants arriving in Europe surged after 2014 to almost half a million annually.

Nov 30, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

Italy anti-terror expulsions top 200

Italy on Saturday announced the deportation of two Moroccans and a Syrian suspected of Islamist extremist sympathies, lifting to 202 the number of such orders since January 2015.

Aug 19, 2017, 17:02 PM IST

China fast catching as global economic power, US at top: Survey

China is fast catching up as a global economic power, while the public perception around the world is that the US still remains at the top, according to a new survey in 38 countries including India.

Jul 14, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan says Turks in Europe should defy 'grandchildren of Nazism'

President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Turkish voters in Europe to defy the "grandchildren of Nazism" and back a referendum this month on changing the constitution, comments likely to cause further ire in Europe.

Apr 03, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

86% of firms to upgrade to Windows 10 in 3-4 years

According to the survey, 47 percent of the surveyed organisations said they would upgrade to Windows 10 in the next 12 months.

Mar 27, 2017, 13:50 PM IST

Why terror attacks are increasing in European countries

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Mar 23, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

Top economies yield to US, drop no-protectionism pledge at G20 summit

The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.

Mar 19, 2017, 00:03 AM IST

EU founding states to hold post-Brexit talks on Saturday

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will host talks on Saturday with his counterparts from the European Union`s founding nations, following Britain`s vote to leave the bloc.

Jun 24, 2016, 13:27 PM IST

Brexit: Britain's revival or EU's fall?

A convincing vote to remain in EU could mean David Cameron continues as the British PM; a vote for exit would see him yielding to a new leader.

Jun 23, 2016, 13:54 PM IST

Czech Republic OKs 'Czechia' as one-word version of its name

The Czech Foreign Ministry said a one-word name is more practical and flexible at times.

May 03, 2016, 00:24 AM IST

IMF urges innovation to battle global growth slowdown

Facing slowing growth in the global economy, the International Monetary Fund called Thursday for policies that support research and development to promote innovation

Mar 31, 2016, 21:53 PM IST

Attitude of some E. Europe nations on migration `scandalous`: Fabius

The attitude of a number of eastern European countries towards the migrant crisis facing the EU is "scandalous", French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Sunday, pointing in particular to an anti-migrant barrier in Hungary.

Aug 30, 2015, 16:29 PM IST

EU lawmakers demand migrant burden be shared

 EU lawmakers on Tuesday demanded the bloc share the burden of accepting asylum seekers as the pressure on southern European countries from migrants crossing the Mediterranean showed no sign of easing.

Apr 28, 2015, 18:54 PM IST

OECD chief welcomes European participation in China-backed bank

The head of the OECD on Friday welcomed major European countries` participation in a new China-backed infrastructure bank, saying it would ensure the institution was run under existing global standards.

Mar 20, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Amnesty calls on European countries to admit CIA cooperation

Rights group Amnesty International urged European countries on Tuesday to come clean on alleged cooperation with CIA operations involving torture and help bring those responsible to justice.

Jan 20, 2015, 05:58 AM IST

Hungary`s Orban accuses US of meddling in central Europe

Hungary`s prime minister on Tuesday accused Washington of meddling in the internal affairs of central European countries, saying its allegations of graft were a "cover story".

Dec 24, 2014, 09:21 AM IST

Cancer far more lethal in some countries than others

 The new most inclusive global study till date shows wide dramatic gulf in cancer survival between countries.

Nov 26, 2014, 10:47 AM IST

Spain reports record number of visitors in first half

The number of foreign visitors was up 7.3 percent over the figure for the same time in 2013, when the country set a new record for tourist arrivals, the tourism ministry said.

Jul 22, 2014, 15:21 PM IST

European countries evacuate citizens from Gaza

European countries from Britain to Romania have announced dozens of evacuations from Gaza amid violence in the region.

Jul 15, 2014, 03:15 AM IST