Europe

Loading

Europe

Latest

    Europe

    Latest

    Iran nuclear talks make ‘progress,’ will reconvene next week

    VIENNA — Negotiators trying to get the U.S. and Tehran back into compliance with the Iran nuclear deal are making progress, according to officials, with some even saying the talks have reached a halfway point. But the talks remain fragile and will not be completed in the current round of discussions; diplomats are set to take…

      Europe

      Latest

      Derek Chauvin convicted of murdering George Floyd

      Jurors found Chauvin, a 45-year-old white man, guilty of all three charges: one count of second-degree unintentional murder, which carries a maximum 40-year sentence; one count of third-degree murder, which carries a maximum 25-year sentence; and one count of second-degree manslaughter, which carries a maximum 10-year sentence and/or a fine of up to $20,000. The…

        Europe

        Latest

        President Joe Biden praying for ‘right’ verdict in Derek Chauvin trial

        By Euronews with AP  •  Updated: 20/04/2021 - 20:51 US President Joe Biden says he is praying that the verdict is the right one   -   Copyright  clearedUS President Joe Biden said he was praying for the “right” verdict in the closely-watched Derek Chauvin trial as the jury deliberated for a second day.Biden said he believed that the evidence against the…

          Europe

          Latest

          Czech minister calls for European solidarity over spat with Russia

          By Euronews with AFP  •  Updated: 20/04/2021 - 20:31 European nations should expel Russian diplomats to support the Czech Republic in its ongoing spat with Moscow, a senior Czech minister has said.Foreign and interior minister Jan Hamacek said that European Union and NATO member states should kick out diplomats after Prague expelled 18 Russians this weekend."We call for collective action by…

            Europe

            Latest

            Team behind Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine blasts ‘biased’ EU commissioner for ‘misleading public,’ as bloc weighs approval

            The makers of Russia’s flagship Covid-19 vaccine have hit out at an EU official who they accuse of playing down Sputnik V’s potential to help jumpstart Brussel’s embattled immunization program, if approved by regulators. In a statement posted on its official Twitter account on Tuesday, the team behind the Russian-made vaccine urged EU Internal Markets…

              Europe

              Latest

                Europe

                Latest

                  Europe

                  Latest

                  US Ambassador to Russia to return to America: Sullivan heads home after advice from Moscow to go to Washington for ‘consultations’

                  US ambassador to Russia John Sullivan is to head back to America this week after a Kremlin official recommended he return home “for thorough, serious consultations,” amid mounting tensions between Washington and Moscow. The diplomat has been reportedly reluctant to leave the country, with US news outlet Axios saying that he wanted to stay in…

                    Europe

                    Latest

                    Lithuanian conservatives’ leader says he backs direct mayoral elections – The Baltic Times

                    VILNIUS – Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis, the chairman of the ruling Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats, said on Monday that he backs direct mayoral elections, but a constitutional amendment will require support from parliamentarians from across the political spectrum.  "I support the direct mayoral elections, as do my party and my colleagues," Landsbergis told reporters. …

                      Europe

                      Latest

                      Russian Prosecutor Blasted For Calling Navalny Organizations ‘Extremist’

                      Human Rights Watch (HRW) has sharply criticized a "scandalous" request by Russian prosecutors to have the Anti-Corruption Foundation of imprisoned opposition politician Aleksei Navalny banned as an “extremist” organization. "If the designation is imposed, these organizations’ activities would be banned, and their staff members and supporters could face criminal prosecution and possible prison time," the…

                        Europe

                        Latest

                        U.S. Ambassador To Moscow Returning To Washington ‘For Consultations’ Amid Rising Tensions

                        U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan says he will be returning to the United States for consultations this week amid rising tensions between Washington and Moscow. Relations between Washington and Moscow have entered a new phase of heightened tensions recently with U.S. President Joe Biden announcing punishing sanctions over cyberattacks, election interference, and threats against…

                        Europe

                        Latest

                        US and China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency

                        The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue.The agreement was reached by U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry and his Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua during…

                        Europe

                        Latest

                        Europe

                        Latest

                        Estonian parlt speaker discusses vaccines, Digital Green Certificate with EP president – The Baltic Times

                        TALLINN – Estonian parliament speaker Juri Ratas met with European Parliament President David Sassoli via video bridge on Thursday to talk about the vaccine distribution plan and the Digital Green Certificate, which would enable the free movement of people to be reopened. Ratas gave an overview of the pandemic situation and the current state of…

                        G7 countries call on Russia to ‘cease provocations’ as Western media fuels hysteria over troop movements near border with Ukraine

                        Foreign ministers of the G7 countries have issued a joint statement calling the movement of Russian troops near the border with Ukraine “threatening and destabilizing,” and asking Moscow to be transparent with military movements. Published late Monday evening, the text expresses concern about the increased presence of Russian soldiers on the western border, demanding that…

                        Navalny’s Personal Doctor Fined Over Attempt To See Him In Prison

                        PETUSHKI, Russia — Anastasia Vasilyeva, the personal doctor of jailed Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny, has been fined over her attempt to see the ailing Kremlin critic last week at the prison he is being held in outside of Moscow. The Petushki district court in the Vladimir region late on April 12 ordered Vasilyeva, who…

                        U.S. Denounces Crackdown On ‘Independent Voices’ In Crimea After RFE/RL Freelancer Targeted

                        The U.S. State Department has called for the release of an RFE/RL freelance correspondent arrested in Ukraine’s Russia-annexed Crimea region and joined human rights groups in expressing concern over his treatment and a televised “confession” he gave. “Troubled by reports that Russian occupation authorities in Crimea tortured @RFERL freelance journalist [Vladyslav] Yesypenko to coerce his…

                        UK goods trade with EU signals recovery

                        LONDON — Exports of goods from the U.K. to the EU showed signs of a partial recovery in February, according to official statistics released Tuesday, though data has been muddied by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  In February, exports to the EU increased by £3.7 billion (46.6 percent) after a record fall of £5.7…

                        UK COVID variant not more dangerous than original, say studies

                        The new strain of coronavirus first identified in England is more infectious but not more dangerous than the original COVID-19, two new UK-based studies have found.The reports, published on Tuesday in The Lancet Infectious Diseases and The Lancet Public Health, found no evidence that it led to worse symptoms, increased death rates or made patients…

                        Europe’s COVID-19 deaths top 1 million as pandemic hits ‘critical point’

                        By Euronews with AFP  •  Updated: 13/04/2021 – 11:30 A medical staff member tends to a patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the Pope John XXIII hospital, in Bergamo, Italy, Thursday, March 18, 2021.   –   Copyright  Antonio Calanni/APEurope’s coronavirus deaths on Monday passed the one-million mark as the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic had reached a…

                        Latvia does not want to include in its recovery plan measures that would entail tax hikes – Reirs – The Baltic Times

                        RIGA – Latvia does not want to include in its recovery plan measures that would result in the necessity to increase taxes, Finance Minister Janis Reirs (New Unity) said  Friday during a meeting with Celine Gauer, head of the European Commission’s Recovery and Resilience Task Force (RECOVER).  LETA was told at the Finance Ministry that…

                        Estonian PM: It is time for society to take back control from coronavirus – The Baltic Times

                        TALLINN – Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on Thursday introduced to the parliament a plan for organizing the society during the coronavirus pandemic, which describes the principles of decision-making and activities needed for Estonia to recover from the virus crisis. In her political statement, Kallas said that Estonia has been living with the coronavirus for…

                        Europe deserves Erdoğan’s sofa

                        Matthew Karnitschnig is POLITICO’s chief Europe correspondent. A mustachioed Turk, two gilded high-back chairs and a plush sofa. Turns out that’s all it takes to conjure Europe’s ever-elusive cohesion. Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s quarantining of European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to his receiving room sofa in Ankara last week united the fractious…

                        Tallinn to lead project of European cities in sustainable development – The Baltic Times

                        TALLINN – The council of Tallinn on Thursday approved the city’s participation as the leading partner in an international project that will advance the possibilities of European cities to implement sustainable development goals through sharing various experiences and good practices of the local level. The role of leading partner in the project “SDGs in Cities”…

                        Loading

                        Keep The Scotfree - Ad Free!

                        Please Help Us Cover Our Overheads Any Way You Can,

                        Thank You.