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Migrants at risk of drug-resistant TB in Europe

24 March 2017 | 0 comments

In the late 19th century, an estimated one in seven Europeans was dying of tuberculosis,

Development plan raises fears for Moscow Le Corbusier gem

17 March 2017 | 0 comments

A striking combination of glass, curves and straight lines --

Russia conflicted on how to mark 100 years since revolutions

17 March 2017 | 0 comments

It was the year that ended centuries of royal rule, brought two revolutions, ushered in Soviet domination and changed the course of Russian history irrevocably.

European relief as Dutch snub 'siren song' of far-right

16 March 2017 | 0 comments

European leaders breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as the pragmatic Dutch plumped for the status-quo, voting Liberal Prime Minister Mark Rutte back into power even though the far-right shot up into second...

Immigration and EU: buzzwords in three key elections

15 March 2017 | 0 comments

Dutch legislative elections on Wednesday will set the stage for votes in France and Germany that also take place against a background of eurosceptic or anti-immigrant sentiments boosted by Brexit.- The...

Cybercriminals focusing on data-rich smartphones

14 March 2017 | 0 comments

Smartphones have become a mine of personal information, holding bank data, credit card information and addresses, making them the preferred target for cybercriminals, experts warn."Cybercriminals go where...

Zoo rhino killing hints at new European avenue for poachers

8 March 2017 | 0 comments

This week's brutal killing of a rhino in its enclosure at a French zoo points to a new European frontier for greedy poachers that must be closed as a matter of urgency, environmentalists and officials...

Russia's hidden sex workers risk violence and disease

8 March 2017 | 0 comments

Vladimir Putin recently quipped that Russian prostitutes are "the best in the world" as he dismissed unsubstantiated rumours that Moscow had incriminating evidence on Donald Trump.

In Russia, Women's Day piles on the pressure for men

8 March 2017 | 0 comments

In offices across Russia, the countdown to International Women's Day is a whirl of last-minute meetings and dashes for gifts as men race to prepare festivities for their female colleagues.

Switzerland rated world's best country in US poll

7 March 2017 | 0 comments

Switzerland is the best country in the world based on its attitude towards education, democracy, business and quality of life, according to an American poll, followed by Canada, UK and Germany.

EU court says states can deny visas to refugees

7 March 2017 | 0 comments

The EU's top court ruled Tuesday that states can deny short-term humanitarian visas to people trying to enter to claim asylum, in a case of a Syrian family trying to come to Belgium.The decision by the...

EU's big four behind 'multi-speed' Europe idea

6 March 2017 | 0 comments

The heads of continental Europe's biggest economies, in a joint view of the European Union's future at a troubled time, on Monday endorsed the idea of a "multi-speed" EU in which some members could deepen...

WTO faces first attack from US under Trump

2 March 2017 | 0 comments

The World Trade Organization on Thursday became the target of a first concrete attack launched by US President Donald Trump's administration when Washington declared it was not bound by the body's rulings....

Netflix vaunts Euro productions' worldwide fanbase

1 March 2017 | 0 comments

Made-in-Europe productions from streaming video platform Netflix are a hit in the rest of the world, the US firm's chief executive said Wednesday in Berlin, promising more series and movies from the Old...

EU profits as Trump turns away from trade: Commissioner

21 February 2017 | 0 comments

The United States' new hostility to free trade deals under President Donald Trump is benefiting the European Union, the bloc's top trade official said Tuesday.After Trump's withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific...



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