Thursday, July 18, 2024

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The Schengen Zone expands conditionally, for air and sea travelers

Europe’s passport-free Schengen Zone took an important step forward on March 31 with the partial inclusion of Romania and Bulgaria. Travelers arriving in the...

EU supports tender in Albania for 100 MW solar project

The French renewables company Voltalia has won the contract for the construction and operation of a 100 MW solar plant in Albania following its...

Switzerland approves ban on facial coverings in public

Swiss voters have approved a ban on full facial coverings including burka and niqab nearly in all public spaces, in a referendum held on...

Putin signals readiness for better ties with the EU

Addressing the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Wednesday, the Russian President Vladimir Putin signalled that the Kremlin is ready to enhance...

Europe's masked corona ball

Response from the Cabinet of Commissioner Lenarčič: At the end of January, as the outbreak intensified in Wuhan coronavirus epicentre, President von der Leyen triggered...

France reports first coronavirus death, as epidemic spreads in Europe

The French Health Ministry reported that a 60-year-old man died of a COVID-19 (popularly known as coronavirus) infection overnight on Wednesday, February 26 in...

US, German intelligence services spied on governments for decades

US and German intelligence services had access to the top secret communications of governments around the world, from after World War II to the...

At Davos, IEA says oil and gas companies must embrace clean energy

As government and industry leaders gathered during the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos on January 21, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said...

Trump rejects climate action, Thunberg slams Davos elites

The annual World Economic Forum kicked off with US president Donald Trump criticising climate activists, in contrast with young activist Greta Thunberg who urged...

World Economic Forum 2020 kicks off in Davos

Some of the world’s most powerful people gathered for the annual World Economic Forum that kicked off today in Davos, Switzerland. The invitation-only event...

Davos 2020 economic forum to focus on environmental risks

Presidents, heads of state and global business leaders gathered in in the Alpine resort town of Davos, Switzerland, for the annual economic and political...

Tsipras-Zaev Davos meeting aims to revive faltering Greece-Macedonia/FYROM Name Talks

Hoping to resuscitate the stalling diplomatic initiative to resolve the Greece-Macedonia/FYROM Name Dispute negotiations this year, the prime ministers of Greece and Macedonia/FYROM met...

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